Bay Ridge Greenmarket

3rd Ave and 95th Street
Brooklyn
NY

Bay Ridge Greenmarket

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Open Saturdays, 6/2/12 to 11/17/12
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

WIC and FMNP checks accepted at individual farmer stands.
EBT/Food Stamps & Debit/Credit accepted at market info tent 8am to 2pm.
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.

Dubbed "Bay Ridge's Town Hall" by Councilman Vincent Gentile, long-time residents and families who are new to the neighborhood meet to shop, share recipes and catch up with their neighbors at this Greenmarket that provides a gathering space for the tight-knit Bay Ridge community. A great selection of producers providing everything from fresh caught fish, baked goods, and a bounty of seasonal fruit, vegetables and flowers draw shoppers week after week, all season long.

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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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