Socrates Sculpture Park Greenmarket

Vernon Blvd & Broadway
Queens
NY

Socrates Sculpture Park Greenmarket

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**Seasonal Saturdays, June-November**
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

EBT/Food Stamps, Debit/Credit, and WIC & Senior FMNP Checks accepted
EBT/Debit/Credit accepted 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Food Scrap Compost Drop-off, Rechargeable Battery & Mobile Phone Recycling

Health Bucks now available - for every $5 spent in EBT, customers receive a
$2 Health Buck coupon to purchase additional fruits and vegetables.

Located inside the Socrates Sculpture Park, this market is at the center of a favorite destination for neighboring communities. Alongside the Park's workshops, yoga classes, sculpture exhibitions and stunning views, the Socrates Sculpture Park Greenmarket is a great place to spend a Saturday morning. Shoppers will find a bountiful selection of seasonal produce from the Black Dirt region of Orange County, Mexican specialty produce from Richmond County, orchard fruit and juice, meat, poultry and eggs and multi-ethnic artisan breads. Free cooking demonstrations are held weekly featuring seasonal items from the market, and family friendly activities take place throughout the season.

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Shop local at the Greenmarket to keep NYC and its bioregion green. By shopping here, you will also be eating seasonally and reducing the impacts of transporting produce to your table. You will be supporting small family farmers as you experience the season's change and enjoy the scent of herbs and locally-grown flowers, too!

Greenmarkets provide farmers in the region with a chance to sell their produce directly to you, so it's fresher and more vitamin-rich. Every item has a clearly marked price (and there are end-of-the-day bargains, too). Produce that is organically grown or bio-dynamically raised is noted. Each Greenmarket is a great place to meet the people who grow your food – they are wonderful community gathering points, too.

Check the manager's table for information. Some locations accept drop offs of recyclable textiles or food scraps for composting. Others have cooking demonstrations, tastings, and other events. A few even sell produce grown inside NYC in a city farm, a new trend with many eco-benefits for the community!

To view a complete list of NYC Greenmarkets and their schedules, please visit the Grow NYC's webpage at: www.grownyc.org

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