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Farmers' Markets in Queens, New York

Fresh Produce at Farmers' Markets throughout Queens

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Farmers market at Atlas Park mall

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Queens now has nine farmers' markets where you can buy fresh produce grown in the region. Produce availability changes as the season progresses. (Check out the sponsors' sites for directions and vendor lists.)

There are also several Community Supported Agriculture programs serving Queens, which involve seasonal fees for produce that you pick up each week. Or you could go straight to the source and get your plants and fresh fruit, veggies, and eggs at the Queens County Farm Museum.

Astoria Greenmarket

  • Sponsor: Grow NYC
  • Location: 14th Street between 31st Avenue and 31st Road, Astoria, NY
  • Open: July 10 - November 20, 2013
  • Times: Wednesdays, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Corona Greenmarket

  • Sponsor: Grow NYC
  • Location: Roosevelt and 103rd Street, Corona, NY
  • Open: July 5 - November 22, 2013
  • Times: Fridays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Elmhurst Greenmarket

  • Sponsor: Grow NYC
  • Location: 41st Avenue at 80th Street, Elmhurst, NY
  • Open: June 4 - November 26, 2013
  • Times: Tuesdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Forest Hills Greenmarket

Located in front of the Forest Hills Post Office, look for vegetables and fruits, plus cooking demos and eggs, fish, wine, chicken, and more.

  • Sponsor: Grow NYC
  • Location:South side of Queens Blvd at 70th Avenue, Forest Hills, NY
  • Open: April - December - 2013
  • Times: Sundays, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Jackson Heights Greenmarket

At Travers Park, look for vegetables, fruits, eggs, fish, wine, yogurt, honey, chicken, and more.

  • Sponsor: Grow NYC
  • Location: Travers Park, 34th Avenue, between 77th and 78th Streets, Jackson Heights, NY
  • Open: Year round - 2013
  • Times: Sundays, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Jamaica Farmers' Market

The Jamaica Farmers' Market sells fruit, herbs, vegetables, and plants from New York farms.
  • Sponsors: Community Markets and the Greater Jamaica Development Corp.
  • 160th Street off Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, NY
  • Open: June 21 - November 23, 2013
  • Times: Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine

Queens Botanical Garden Farmers' Market

Stroll the beautiful grounds and pick up some fruit, herbs, and vegetables.
  • Sponsor: Community Markets
  • Location: Queens Botanical Garden Parking Lot. Dahlia Avenu off Main Street. 43-50 Main Street, Flushing, NY
  • Open: June 21 - November 22, 2013
  • Times: Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine

Ridgewood Youthmarket

  • Sponsor: Grow NYC
  • Location: Myrtle Ave and Cypress Ave, Ridgewood, NY
  • Open: July 9 - October 29, 2012
  • Times: Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Socrates Sculpture Park Greenmarket

  • Sponsor: Grow NYC
  • Location: Vernon Blvd & Broadway, Long Island City, NY
  • Open: June 1 - November 23, 2013
  • Times: Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunnyside Greenmarket

This is a growing market near Lou Lodati Park. There are baked good, fish, and meats, in addition to fruits and vegetables. The Rising Sun Farm brings grass-fed beef from Washington County, New York.

  • Sponsor: Grow NYC
  • Location: Skillman between 42nd and 43rd Streets, Sunnyside, NY
  • Open: June 1 - December 21, 2013
  • Times: Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ridgewood Youthmarket

This market is staffed by local teens who sell fruits and veggies. It's run in partnership with Ridgewood Local Development Corporation and the Myrtle Avenue Business Improvement District.

  • Sponsor: Grow NYC
  • Location: Myrtle Ave and Cypress Ave, Ridgewood, NY
  • Open: July 13 - November 23, 2013
  • Times: Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pomonok Community Farmers Market

This farmers market offers fresh produce, and accepts cash, EBT, FMNP, WIC fruit and vegetable.

  • Sponsor: Queens Community House
  • Location: 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, NY 11367 at the QCH Pomonok Center
  • Open: July 12 - November 29, 2013
  • Times: Fridays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., rain or shine
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