Friday, March 29, 2013

The Forest Hills Greenmarket Re-opens Sunday, April 7th

Now in its second season, this neighborhood Greenmarket boasts an even larger variety of locally grown, fresh products. Throughout the season, the market will offer free cooking demonstrations, kids activities, and the opportunity to mingle with neighbors, all while getting to know the regional farmers who grow your food. As the season progresses, more farmers will join the market—see below for start dates. Come back each week to learn about the healthful and flavorful benefits of eating what is fresh and in season.
The market is located at Queens Blvd and 70th Avenue and will be open every Sunday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., April 7th through December 29th, 2013
* EBT/Food Stamps/Debit/Credit accepted at market info tent.
* WIC and FMNP checks accepted at individual farmer stands.
*Compost Collection 10 a.m. -12 p.m., starting in June

Amantai Farm Vegetables, Mexican specialty produce, herbs, and eggs from Lehigh County, Pennsylvania (Joining market in May)
Andrews Local Honey Honey and honey products from Fairfield County, CT.
Bread Alone Artisan breads, mostly certified Organic, and pastries from Ulster County, NY.
B & Y Farms Animal Welfare Approved lamb, poultry, pork, eggs, and bison, flowers, yarn, and fleeces from Tioga County, NY.
Castello Di Borghese Wines from Suffolk County, NY
Dipaola Turkey Farm 
Turkey from Mercer County, NJ
Gajeski Produce 
Vegetables from Suffolk County, NY
Goodale Farms Vegetables and dairy from Suffolk County, NY
King Ferry Winery 
Wine from Cayuga County, NY
Lavender By The Bay 
fresh cut, dried, and potted lavender and honey from Suffolk County, New York (Joining market in June)
Nordic Breads Whole grain rye bread from New York, New York (Joining market in late April)
Pura Vida Fisheries Wild-caught fish and seafood from Suffolk County, NY
R & G Produce 
Vegetables from Orange County, NY (Joining market in June)
Red Jacket Orchards 
Orchard and small fruit, fresh juices and preserves from Ontario County, NY
Ronnybrook Farm Dairy 
Milk, yogurt, butter and ice cream from Columbia County, NY
Terhune Orchards 
Orchard fruit from Dutchess County, NY


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