Best of Farmers Markets: Sunnyside GreenMarket

Best of Farmers Markets: Sunnyside GreenMarket

This Queens market provides fresh produce, meat, fish and specialty goods to the Sunnyside Gardens community year round. Stop by on Saturdays from 8am–3pm on the tree-lined sidewalks near Lou Lodati Park to check out the selection—you’ll find herbs, eggs, cider, grass-fed beef, baked goods, fresh-caught fish, pickled veggies and even wine from local producers. Keep an eye out for the Greenmarket’s weekly cooking demos, family-friendly activities and seasonal celebrations. Saturdays year-round, 8am–3pm. Skillman Ave between 42nd and 43rd Sts (grownyc.org).

sunnyside greenmarket

 

Skillman Ave btwn 42nd & 43rd Streets, Queens [map]
Open Saturdays, Year Round
Market Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Food Scrap Composting with BIG!Compost: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (new extended hours!)
GrowNYC’s Textile Recycling: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (5/7 to 12/17 ONLY, collection suspended during winter)

Cash, EBT/Food Stamps, Debit/Credit, WIC Vegetable & Fruit checks & FMNP coupons accepted.

Health Bucks are here! EBT users — for every $5 spent in EBT, customers receive a $2 Health Buck coupon to purchase additional fruits and vegetables.

Set on a shady, tree-lined avenue near Lou Lodati Park, the Sunnyside Greenmarket is a thriving community center drawing an ethnically diverse mix of young couples, families, and elderly residents from the surrounding neighborhood. On hand are a fantastic selection of vegetables grown in the Black Dirt of Orange County, specialty Mexican produce and herbs, eggs, seasonal fruit, cider, baked goods and fresh-caught fish. Cheese, pickled vegetables, grass fed beef, and wine pressed from locally grown grapes entice shoppers with culinary possibilities.

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