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These are the Best Farmers' Markets in NYC and Beyond

These are the Best Farmers' Markets in NYC and Beyond

From locally grown fruits and veggies to handmade soaps, candles, and jewelry, these amazing NYC farmers' markets are the best places to eat and buy local.


Now more than ever, grocery shopping al fresco is the ideal, peaceful shopping experience. Not to mention, the kids can learn about what types of produce are in season and see get a sense of where their food is actually sourced. These farmers' markets in NYC and the surrounding counties have everything you'll want to buy local from fruits and vegetables to locally raised meat and dairy, handmade soaps, candles, and jewelry. Check out our list of farmers' markets in NYC and beyond, with all modified COVID-19 hours and any safety restrictions you will want to know about before you visit.

Farmers' Markets in Westchester County 

 

Down To Earth Farmers' Markets
Myrtle Boulevard and North Chatsworth Avenue, Larchmont
Hours: Through Dec. 19: Saturdays, 8:30am-1pm 
St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 168 W. Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck
Closed for the season
North Avenue, New Rochelle 
Hours: Through Nov. 20: Fridays, 9am-2pm
Main and Spring streets, Ossining
Hours: Through Dec. 19: Saturdays, 8:30am-1pm
Parking lot in Theodore Fremd and Purdy avenues, Rye
Hours: Through Dec. 6: Sundays, 8:30am-2pm 
What you need to know: All of the Down to Earth Markets are offering online order and pickup through Source What’s Good, which works based on location, so you can select the market closest to you. 

From baked goods to seafood, olive oil, cheese, chutney, and more, Down to Earth Farmers' Markets offer visitors a variety of locally made items from vendors in and around the area. Though the Mamaroneck and Ossining locations are open throughout the winter, there are locations in Croton-on-Hudson, Larchmont, New Rochelle, and Rye that return during the warmer months.

 

Hastings Farmers' Market
Temporarily located in the commuter parking lot across from the Hastings-on-Hudson Metro-North station to maximize social distancing.
914-478-8068
Hours: Saturdays, 8:30am-1:30pm; 8:30-9:30am is reserved for shoppers who are 65 and older and/or immunocompromised.
What you need to know: Masks mandatory for shoppers and vendors; shoppers must sign up for shopping slot each week; one member per family allowed in market plaza at a time; shoppers cannot touch any unpackaged items; all vendors must accept credit cards; all vendors must wear gloves; shoppers should pre-order and pre-pay as much as possible to cut down their time spent at the market; and shoppers must stand 6 feet apart if a line forms at a vendor and must stand on the markers spaced 7 feet apart when waiting online to get into the market. 

Enjoy a beautiful view of the Hudson River while listening to live music as you stroll through vendors and booths full of local fare such as meats, coffee, cheese, produce, and European-style goods. Also enjoy cooking activities, book readings, and other festivals.

 

Irvington Farmers' Market
Main Street School Parking Lot, 101 Main St., Irvington
Hours: Sundays, 9am-1pm; 9-10am is reserved for those 65 and older and/or immunocompromised
What you need to know:
All vendors and shoppers must wear face masks or face coverings at all times; vendors’ tents will be spaced 10 feet apart; shoppers will not be allowed to touch produce and most items will be pre-bagged; credit card and Venmo payments are preferred (if you must pay with cash, please bring exact change); no sampling is allowed; shoppers are encouraged to pre-order as much as possible; and single-use plastic bags are encouraged during the pandemic.

All items sold at this farmer's market come from vendors located within 200 miles of the area, selling produce, baked goods, cheeses, pickles, plants, and more.

 

John Jay Historic Homestead
400 Jay St., Katonah
914-232-5651
Hours: Through Oct. 31: Saturdays, 10am-2pm
What you need to know: Shoppers must reserve a 30-minute shopping time (reservations will open 9am on Mondays for the following Saturday market); proof of registration must be shown upon arrival, and arrive no earlier than 10 minutes before your scheduled time. Only one person per family is allowed to register and attend the market. Please email marketmanager@johnjayhomestead.org if you have a special circumstance that would necessitate a registration for 2 people. Follow the signs for our separate entrance and exit; masks must be worn at all times by everyone attending the market; vendors are also required to wear gloves; each vendor stall will have hand sanitizer and additional hand sanitizer will be available at the market manager’s table. Only one patron may be in a vendor booth at a time; each vendor will have a waiting line with 6-foot spacing. Patrons may not touch or handle anything at vendor stalls; no sampling allowed; products will be pre-packaged to the extent possible; contactless forms of payment are preferred; no dogs allowed (except service animals), and refrain from socializing and do not linger while in the Market area.

Local nonprofits, bakers, farmers, and craftsmen all come together at the John Jay Historic Homestead to sell a variety of handcrafted goods. Featuring live music, kids’ activities, there is something that everyone in the family can enjoy while walking and sightseeing through the homestead’s flower and herb gardens.  

Muscoot Farm Farmers' Market
Muscoot Farm, 51 NY-100, Katonah
914-864-7282
Hours: Through Nov. 22: Sundays, 9:30am-2:30pm
What you need to know: Walk-ins are welcome, though it is still required that only one person per family attends; face masks are mandatory and social distancing guidelines will be in place; a limited number of patrons will be allowed in at one time, so there may be a line at the entrance. Farm complexes and buildings are closed; hiking trails open.

Come check out Muscoot Farm’s historical buildings, exhibits, and animals as you browse different vendors with offerings such as chutney, olive oil, pickles, chocolate, breads, handmade jewelry, and more.

 

Pleasantville Farmers' Market
Outdoor Market:
Memorial Plaza Parking Lot, 10 Memorial Plaza, Pleasantville
Indoor Market:
Pleasantville Middle School, 40 Romer Ave., Pleasantville
914-205-4545
Hours: Saturdays, 8:30am-1pm. Outdoor market runs through Nov. 28; indoor market runs Dec. 5-March 27, 2021.
What you need to know: Wear a mask or cloth, covering both nose and mouth, when visiting the market; bring your reusable bags; there will be a handwashing station located near the main entrance; maintain 6 feet of distance between yourself and other shoppers while in the marketplace; please keep your visit to the market as short as possible; select just one member of your family to send to the market; please do not use the market as a social or family outing.

The largest farmers' market in Westchester County, Pleasantville Farmers' Market is located in the historical walking village. Run by nonprofit organization Foodchester Inc., the market’s goals are to support local foods and agriculture. Find seasonal produce, meats, cheeses, breads, prepared foods, and more.

 

Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow Farmers' Market
Temporarily relocating to The TaSH at Lot F
Hours: Drive-thru, pre-order only market: Saturdays, 8:30-10:30am; walk-thru market: Saturdays, 11am-1:30pm
What you need to know: You must sign up for a time slot to shop at either market and the drive-thru market is strictly pre-order only. Visitors seeking entry join a well-spaced line that forms at the south end of Memorial Plaza. Cash is accepted and many vendors accept credit cards. The service of Market Bucks has been paused until further notice.

Located between Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow, shoppers have access to fresh produce, artisanal breads, baked goods, meats, cheeses, and more. TaSH also hosts chef demonstrations, performances by local musicians, art projects, and children’s activities all in Patriots Park.

Farmers' Markets in Rockland County

 

Auntie Els Farmers' Market
171 Route 17, Sloatsburg
845-753-2122
Hours: Daily, 8am-6pm

Those with a green thumb and a sweet tooth may enjoy this quaint farmers' market. While the outside is decorated with shrubs, greenery, and flowers, the bakery has its own little building all to itself. The main store is in a separate building where you can also find antique items. And don’t be frightened by the St. Bernard guard dog—according to past visitors, he’s very friendly!

Nyack Farmers' Market
Main Street Parking Lot, Downtown Nyack
Hours: Thursdays, 8am-2pm
What you need to know: Shoppers and vendors must wear masks at all times; vendors must also wear gloves; shoppers cannot handle merchandise; the number of people in the market at any given time will be limited; socializing is strongly discouraged; pre-orders that are pre-paid  for pick-up are strongly encouraged.

The Nyack Farmers' Market features a variety of fresh, local produce, grass-fed beef, a flower booth, and a fresh mozzarella booth. Kids may enjoy performances from the kiddie bands and other entertainment. The market goes indoors to the Nyack Center from December through March.

Palisades Indoor Farmers' Market
Palisades Community Center, 675 Oak Tree Road, Palisades
What you need to know: The market and farm stand are CLOSED for the season, but there are opportunities for pre-ordered, curbside, contactless pickup Wednesdays, 9-10am and Saturdays, 9-10:30am. Visit the website for details.

Rockland’s first-ever indoor farmers' market carries on the tradition of selling locally-grown and artisanal goods during the winter months. The market not only offers traditional farmers' market items, but also caters to vegan and gluten-sensitive guests with offerings from vendors Freakin' Vegan and Wild & Free.

Piermont’s Down to Earth Farmers' Market
Temporarily moved to Flywheel Park
Hours: Through Nov. 22: Sundays, 10am-3pm 
Find goods from local vendors, including Pie Lady & Son, Wright’s Farm, Meredith’s Country Bakery, and Migliorelli Farm.

Farmers Markets' in Orange County 

 

Goshen Farmers' Market
On the Green at the Government Center, Main and Erie streets, Goshen
845-294-7741
Hours:
Through Oct. 30: Fridays, 9-10am for seniors; 10am-3pm for the general public 
What you need to know: Face masks required for entry.

What isn’t there to find at Goshen’s Farmers' Market? Polish delicacies, wines, gluten-free foods… even dog treats for your furry, four-legged friends!

Pine Bush Farmers' Market
62 Main St, Pine Bush
845-217-0785
Hours: Through Oct. 24: Saturdays, 9am-1pm 
What you need to know: Shoppers and vendors must wear face masks or face coverings.

Local musicians and singers provide live entertainment while local artists sell handmade pottery and woven baskets to complete the Pine Bush Farmers' Market experience. Also enjoy browsing a selection of produce, cheese, eggs, breads, sweets, meats, and more.
 

Tuxedo Farmers' Market
Tuxedo Train Station, 240 Route 17, Tuxedo Park
845-915-4058
Hours: Through Oct. 31: Saturdays, 9am-2pm
What you need to know: Face Masks must cover BOTH mouth and nose while shopping in the market; Social distancing of six feet will be in effect; please wait at the chalk mark for your turn; always cough or sneeze into your arm or a tissue and AWAY from people and food; leave children at home; use the hand sanitizer located at the entrance when you enter and leave the premises; consider contacting vendors to pre-order purchases; please do not touch products; there will be only one entrance and exit to the market (please park in the station parking lot); wash all produce before use; if you choose to use reusable bags, the vendors will hand you the products for you to place in your own bag.

Since June 2004, the Tuxedo Farmers' Market had a mission to bring locally grown and specialty food items to the local community. Vendors offer baked goods, cheeses, eggs, honey, produce, plants, soaps, candles, and more.
 

 

Warwick Valley Farmers' Market
South Street Parking Lot, South Street and Railroad Avenue, Warwick
845-555-1212
Hours: Through November: Sundays, 9am-2pm
What you need to know: There will be one entrance and one exit to the market; wear a face covering; maintain a 6-foot distance between yourself and others; please wait until the person before you has left before approaching a vendor; please do not touch the products; keep your market shopping trip as quick as possible; limit your party to one person; if you are sick, stay home; leave the kids at home; hand washing stations will be available; avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth; wash all produce thoroughly before using it; regularly wash your reusable produce bags.

More than 30 vendors sell varieties of farm fresh produce, free-range eggs, olive oils and vinegars, herbal soaps, and fresh garden plants.

 

Farmers' Markets in Bergen County, NJ
 

Glen Rock Farmers' Market
1 Harding Plaza, Glen Rock
Hours: June 2-Oct. 13: Sundays, 10am-2pm

While you can find empanadas, local produce, and a variety of baked goods, those with severe food allergies or restrictions may like the idea that they no longer have to miss out on the artisan breads and bakery goods often found at traditional farmers' markets. Thanks to the Mo’ Pweeze Bakery vendor, those with either dairy, egg, gluten, peanut, soy, and/or tree nut allergies can satisfy their sweet tooth cravings.
 

Ramsey Farmers' Market
Outdoor Market: Ramsey Main Street Train Station, Ramsey
Hours: Through Nov.: Sundays, 9am-2pm
Indoor Market: Eric S. Smith Middle School, 2 Monroe St., Ramsey
Hours: Dec.-March: Sundays, 10am-2pm
What you need to know: Masks are mandatory for vendors and shoppers; gloves are mandatory for vendors and recommended for shoppers. One person per family is allowed. No sampling, and vendors will select your items. Shoppers should pre-order and pre-pay as much as possible and stand 6 feet apart if a line forms at a vendor. Dogs are not allowed. Shoppers must enter and exit at the red tents only, and check in for permission to enter.

With its rich farming history, the Ramsey Farmers' Market is the perfect opportunity to learn about and appreciate locally grown foods and vendors. Choose from a variety of more than 50 fruits and nuts at the Gourmet Nuts and Dried Fruit stand. Avocado lovers may enjoy Anita’s Guacamole—made fresh on premises.
 

River Vale Farmers' Market
Town Hall, 406 Rivervale Road, River Vale
201-664-2346
Hours: June 6-Oct. 31, Open Thursdays, 2pm-6:30pm
What you need to know: Various vendors are offering pre ordering online; check website for details.

"From Farm to Table. Now That's Fresh!" is River Vale Farmers' Market’s motto. Residents have the opportunity to meet with the farmers who harvest their local produce and can be assured that everything is freshly picked.
 

Rutherford Farmers' Market
Williams Plaza, Park Avenue, Rutherford
201-460-3000 x3156
Hours: May 8-Oct. 25: Wednesdays, 7am-12pm

For more than 20 years the Rutherford Farmers' Market has provided residents with the freshest and finest goods from regional farmers. Stop by to browse Amish goods, quiches, dried fruits and nuts, and more.
 

Teaneck Farmers' Market
Garrison Avenue and Beverly Road, Teaneck
201-904-0493
Hours: Opens Thurs., June 4; Thursdays, 12-5pm
What you need to know: There is one entrance and one exit for the market. Face masks and social distancing are required inside. Wait until the shopper in front of you has left before you approach a table. Don’t touch any products before purchasing. Limit your party size to one adult where possible. No dogs or strollers. Try to leave kids at home

Featuring local raw honey from Teaneck and tomatoes from Amish farmers as well as an Amish bakery, the Teaneck Farmers' Market is the perfect place to find gourmet foods.

 

NYC Farmers' Markets

Farmers' Markets in Manhattan

Roosevelt Island Farmers' Market
543 Main St., Roosevelt Island
570-768-6025
Hours: Saturday 6am-3pm

Rockefeller Center Greenmarket - Open
Rockefeller Center North Plaza, Rockefeller Place and 50th Street, New York
212-788-7900
Hours:  Sept. 9 - Oct. 23; Market Hours: 8am-5pm
Find items from local producers, including chutneys, farmstead cheeses, orchids, wine, and more. There are also community activities, cooking demonstrations, and recipe exchanges. A gorgeous open-air market in the heart of the Big Apple, the Rockefeller Center Greenmarket brings fresh local foods and farmers to iconic Rockefeller Plaza.  The market boasts a little bit of everything in the Greenmarket program, from pristine produce to orchids, wines, farmstead cheeses, and local chutneys.  Celebrate the height of harvest season three days a week, with a different lineup of local producers each day to tempt your palate and inspire your culinary adventures.

Union Square Greenmarket
Union Square West from 15th to 17th streets, Union Square
North and West sides of  Union Square Park
(212) 788-7900
Hours: Open Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays year-round
Market Hours: 8am-4pm 
What you need to know: There is a free Union Square Greenmarket App for detailed product availability and producer attendance, updated by market staff every market day by 9am. Food Scrap and Clothing Collections cancelled until further notice. Union Square Greenmarket maintains a busy schedule of weekly events and activities.  Information can be found at the Market Information Tent (look for the GrowNYC logo). All events will be held at Union Square unless otherwise noted.   

More than 140 vendors are in attendance during peak season, complete with chef and cooking demonstrations, school and adult tours, and a constantly packed schedule filled with events and activities. In peak season 140 regional farmers, fishers, and bakers sell their products to a dedicated legion of city dwellers. As Greenmarket's flagship market, the seasonal bounty is unparalleled, with hundreds of varieties to choose from during any given season. From just-picked fresh fruits and vegetables, to heritage meats and award-winning farmstead cheeses, artisan breads, jams, pickles, a profusion of cut flowers and plants, wine, ciders, maple syrup and much more. Located in one of New York City's great public spaces, the atmosphere at Union Square on a market day is electric: 60,000 market shoppers shop and chat with farmers; students of all ages tour the market and learn about seasonality; visitors watch and taste cooking demonstrations by some of New York's hottest local chefs. 

St. Stephen’s Greenmarket
82nd Street between 1st and York Avenues
Hours: Year-round: Saturdays, 9am-2:30pm
What you need to know: Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are canceled until further notice.

Every Saturday, a dedicated following shoppers head to this market. Containing a full range of products from fruits, vegetables, baked goods, chicken and beef, your shopping bag will be full by the time you leave this market.

Bowling Green—Closed until further notice
Broadway at Battery Place, Manhattan
Hours: 8am-5pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays, year-round
What you need to know: Closed until further notice

City Hall—Closed until further notice
Broadway at Chambers Street, Manhattan
Hours: 8am-4pm, Tuesdays and Fridays, March–December
What you need to know: closed until further notice

Fort Washington
Fort Washington Avenue and West 168th Street, Manhattan
Hours: 8am-3pm, Tuesdays June 9- November 24
What you need to know: Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are cancelled until further notice. Community activities, cooking demonstrations and recipe exchanges are also postponed due to COVID-19.



Staten Island Ferry Whitehall Terminal
4 South Street, inside ferry terminal building, Manhattan
Hours: 8am-7pm, Tuesdays and Fridays, year-round
What you need to know: Closed until further notice

Oculus Plaza
Church and Fulton streets, Manhattan
Hours: 7am-7pm, Tuesdays, January 21–May 26
What you need to know: Closed until further notice

West 57th Street
Ninth Avenue between 56th and 57th streets, Manhattan
Hours: 8am-5pm, Wednesdays and Saturdays, June 10-November 25
What you need to know: Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are cancelled until further notice. Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities are postponed due to COVID-19.

Dag Hammarskjold Plaza
47th Street at Second Avenue, Manhattan
Hours: 8am-4pm, Wednesdays, year-round
What you need to know: Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are cancelled until further notice.

Mount Sinai
Madison Avenue and 99th Street, Manhattan
Hours: 8am-5pm, Wednesdays, June 10 – November 25
What you need to know: Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities are postponed due to COVID-19.

Rockefeller Center Farmers' Market
50th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown Manhattan
Hours: Thursday- Friday, 8am-5pm, July 19–Aug. 23
What you need to know: Closed until further notice

Tribeca
Greenwich Street between Chambers and Duane streets, Manhattan
8am-3pm, Wednesdays and Saturdays, year-round
What you need to know: Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are cancelled until further notice. Community activities, cooking demonstrations and recipe exchanges are also postponed due to COVID-19.

West 175th Street

175th Street between Wadsworth and Broadway
Hours: 8am-5pm, Thursdays, June 25– November 19
What you need to know: Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are cancelled until further notice. Community activities, cooking demonstrations and free recipes are also postponed due to COVID-19.

Columbia
Broadway between 114th and 116th streets
Hours: 8am-4pm, Thursdays and Sundays, year-round
What you need to know: ?Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are cancelled until further notice. Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities are also postponed due to COVID-19.

Tucker Square
Columbus Avenue at 66th Street
Hours: 8am-4pm, Thursdays and Saturdays, year-round
What you need to know: Food Scrap Collections are cancelled until further notice. Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities are also postponed due to COVID-19.

West 97th Street
97th Street between Columbus and Amsterdam avenues
Hours: 8am-2pm, Fridays, year-round
What you need to know: ?Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are cancelled until further notice. Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities are also postponed due to COVID-19.

East 82nd Street
82nd Street between First and York avenues
Hours: 9am-2:30pm, Saturdays, year-round
What you need to know: ?Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are cancelled until further notice. Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities are also postponed due to COVID-19.

Abingdon Square
Hudson Street and West 12th Street
Hours: 8am-2pm, Saturdays, year-round
What you need to know: ?Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are cancelled until further notice.

Inwood
Isham Street between Seaman Avenue and Cooper Street
Hours: 8am-3pm, Saturdays, year-round
What you need to know: ?Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are cancelled until further notice. Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities are also postponed due to COVID-19.

92nd Street
First Avenue and 94th Street
Hours: 9am-4pm, Sundays, June 21– November 22
What you need to know: ?Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are cancelled until further notice. Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities are also postponed due to COVID-19.

West 79th Street
Columbus Avenue & 77th St (NE corner),
Hours: 9am-4pm, Sundays, year-round
What you need to know: ?Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are cancelled until further notice. Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities are also postponed due to COVID-19. GrowNYCGrains will be vending on the fourth weekend of every month.

Stuyvesant Town
South end of Stuyvesant Town Oval, near 14th Street Loop between First Avenue and Avenue A, Manhattan
Hours: 9:30am-4pm, Sundays, May 31– December 20
What you need to know: Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities are postponed due to COVID-19. Visit the website to make sure all your favorite vendors will be there.

Tompkins Square Park
Avenue A and East 7th Street, Manhattan
Hours: Market Hours: 9am-5pm, Sundays year round May-Dec, Winter Hours: 9am-4pm, Sundays, Jan.-April
What you need to know: ?Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are cancelled until further notice. Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities are also postponed due to COVID-19.

NYC Health + Hospitals/Gouverneur Farmstand
Madison Street at Clinton Street
Hours: 8:30am-2pm  Thursdays July-November

Union Square 
Broadway at 17th St
Hours: 8am-6pm Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays year-round
What you need to know: The GrowNYC Grainstand will be operating Wednesdays and Saturdays 8am-5pm. Food Scrap and Clothing Collections cancelled until further notice

PS 57 Farmstand
East 115 Street and 3 Ave
Hours: 9:30am-4pm Wednesdays July-November

Grand Bazaar NYC
West 77th streets (at Columbus Avenue,)
Hours: Every Sunday 10am-5pm year round
What you need to know: Sunday market activities are suspended until further notice

NYC’s biggest curated weekly market, donating all profits to benefit children at local public schools. Features unique goods from local independent merchants. 

67th Street Flea and Farmers Market
67th Street between First and York Avenues (at PS 183)
Hours: Every Saturday, 6am-5pm year-round
What you need to know: Food vendors are currently open. 

Features 70 vendors of antiques, collectibles, furniture, jewelry, stamps, coins, toys, books, and more. There's also local produce for sale.

The Market NYC
483 Broadway, Soho
Hours: Open 11am-8pm Monday-Friday, 10am-8pm Saturday, 11am- 7pm Sunday
 

More than 60 designers offer items like hipster T-shirts, leather sandals, hand-knit scarves, and 

 

 

Farmers' Markets in Brooklyn 

McCarren Park Greenmarket
North 12th Street and Union Avenue, Greenpoint
212-788-7900
Hours:
Open Saturday, Year-round; Market Hours (May-Dec.): 8am-3pm; Winter hours (Jan.-April): 8am-2pm
What you need to know: Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are canceled until further notice

Nestled between Greenpoint and Williamsburg, this market offers an assortment of meat, fresh milk and yogurt, honey, preserves, seasonal produce, eggs, and more. Also hear music from local artists, take home market recipes, watch cooking demonstrations, and participate in family-friendly activities.

Farmers' Markets in Queens

Forest Hills Greenmarket
Queens Boulevard and 70th Avenue, Queens
Hours: Open Sundays, Year Round; Market Hours (June-Dec.): 8am-3pm; Market Winter Hours (Jan.-May): 8am-2pm
What you need to know: Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are canceled until further notice

Free cooking demonstrations, kids’ activities, and the opportunity to get to know the farmers that produce the fresh and locally-grown foods and goods, Forest Hills Greenmarket is a great place to learn about the health and environmental benefits of eating locally.
 

Jackson Heights Greenmarket
34th Avenue between 79th and 80th streets, Jackson Heights
212-788-7900
Hours: Open Sundays, year-round; Market Hours (June-Dec.): 8am-3pm. Winter Market Hours (Jan.-May): 8am-2pm.
What you need to know: Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are canceled until further notice

The Jackson Heights Greenmarket celebrates one of the most diverse areas of the city with a wide selection of vegetables, fruit, eggs, fish, honey, chicken, and specialty Mexican produce. Enjoy community activities, cooking demonstrations, live music, and recipe exchanges at this market.
 

Sunnyside Greenmarket
Skillman Ave (Between 42nd & 43rd Streets), Queens
Hours: Open Saturdays, year-round. Market Hours (May-Dec): 8am-3pm. Winter Hours (Jan-April): 8am-2pm.
What you need to know: Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are canceled until further notice

Sunnyside Greenmarket is a thriving marketplace attracting a diverse range of shoppers of all ages. Featuring a wide selection of specialty Mexican herbs and produce, ethnic artisan breads, and wine pressed from locally grown grapes, Sunnyside also has plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy. Take advantage of the Fixup Repair (previously called Pop-Up Repair) booth available the first Saturday of every month. Shop around while your broken household items are fixed and pick them up at the end of the day.

Bartel Pritchard Square Sunday 
Prospect Park West at 15th Street, Brooklyn 
Hours: Sundays and Wednesdays 9am-3pm May-December
What you need to know: Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities are postponed due to COVID-19. 

Boro Park 
14th Avenue between 49th Street and 50th Street
Hours: 8am-3pm Thursdays, July-Nov.
What you need to know: Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities are postponed due to COVID-19. Hours: 8am-3pm Thursdays July- November 

Brooklyn Borough Hall 
On plaza at Court St and Montague St
Hours: 8am-4pm Saturdays and Tuesdays year-round. Thursday market is temporarily closed
What you need to know: ??Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are cancelled until further notice.

Cortelyou 
Cortelyou Road btwn Argyle & Rugby
Hours: 8am-2pm Sundays year-round
What you need to know: Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are cancelled until further notice. Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities are also postponed due to COVID-19. 

Fort Greene Park
Washington Park btwn Dekalb & Willoughby
Hours: 8am-3pm Saturdays year-round 
What you need to know: Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are cancelled until further notice. Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities are also postponed due to COVID-19. 

Grand Army Plaza
Prospect Park West & Flatbush Avenue
Hours: 8am-3pm Saturdays year-round 
What you need to know: ?Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are cancelled until further notice. Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities are also postponed due to COVID-19. 

McCarren Park 
North 12th Street & Union Avenue 
Hours: 8am-3pm Saturdays year-round 
What you need to know: Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are cancelled until further notice. Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities are also postponed due to COVID-19.

4th Ave Sunset Park 
4th Avenue between 59th & 60th Streets
Hours: 8am-3pm Saturdays July 11-Nov. 21
What you need to know: Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities are postponed due to COVID-19. 

South Williamsburg 
Taylor Street and Lee Avenue 
Hours: 8am-3pm Thursdays July 2-November 19
What you need to know: Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, family friendly activities are suspended due to COVID-19. The market will also be closed 7/30.

Carroll Gardens 
Carroll St. between Smith and Court Sts.
Hours: Sundays 8am-3pm May-Dec, 8am-2pm Jan-April 
What you need to know: ??Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are cancelled until further notice. Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities are also postponed due to COVID-19. 

Bay Ridge
3rd Avenue & 95th Street (Walgreens parking lot)
Hours: 8am-3pm Saturdays May 23-November 21
What you need to know: Food Scrap & Clothing Collections are cancelled until further notice. Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities are also postponed due to COVID-19. 

Bensonhurst
18th Avenue between 81st and 82nd Streets
Hours: 9am-3pm Sundays May 31- Nov. 22
What you need to know: Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities are postponed due to COVID-19. 

Cypress Hills Farmstand 
Fulton Street and Richmond Street
Hours: 10am-5pm, Fridays July-November

Kensington Farmstand 
Fulton Street and Richmond Street
Hours: 10am-5pm Fridays July-November

Brownsville Pitkin Farmstand 
Pitkin Ave between Thomas Boyland St and Amboy St
Hours: 9am-2pm Saturdays July-November 

Flatbush Junction Farmstand 
Flatbush Ave and Nostrand Ave
Hours: 8:30am-2pm Saturdays July 18- November 21

7th Ave Sunset Park 
7th Avenue and 44th Street, Brooklyn 
Hours: 8am-3pm Saturdays, year round 
What you need to know: December-June the GrowNYC staff operates a stand selling produce grown in the region, and from July-November vendors sell individually. Cooking demos, seasonal celebrations, and family friendly activities are postponed due to COVID-19. Greenmarket Kids is postponed until further notice. 



 

LONG ISLAND FARMERS' MARKETS

Farmers' Markets in Nassau County
 

Port Washington Farmers' Market
Port Washington Town Dock, Main Street, Port Washington
516-883-0887
Hours: Open every Saturday through October, 8am-12pm

The only farmers' market in New York State to offer only organic goods, the Port Washington Farmers' Market is a project of the nonprofit organization Grassroots Environmental Education, based in Port Washington. Don’t forget to try the famous “market muffins” and the fresh organic coffee complete with organic milk and organic sucanat.
 

Farmers' Markets in Suffolk County 

Bayview Farms & Market
891 Main Road, Route 25, Aquebogue
Sound Shore Farms & Market
5629 Sound Ave., Jamesport
631-722-3077
Hours: Bayview: Open 8am-6pm, daily through Dec. 24.  
Sound Shore: Open 8am-6pm, daily through Oct. 31
What you need to know: Due to the current COVID-19 health concerns, Bayview Farms has been exhausting all food safety guidelines in handling produce and grocery items. It has contracted a sanitizing service to take the next step in keeping the market disinfected. The staff asks visitors to wear a face covering when you are shopping. Also, limit the number of shoppers to two per car.

With two locations, this farmers market offers seasonal produce along with specialty items including Tate’s Cookies, homemade pies, Crescent Duck products, homemade sausage and kielbasa, fresh pasta, jams and jellies, and more. You can also inquire about buying items like corn and tomatoes in bulk when available.
 

Kings Park Market
Municipal Lot 25A and Main Street, Kings Park
Hours: June 7-Nov. 22: Sundays, 9am-1pm

Offering certified organic vegetables and greens, Long Island corn, heirloom tomatoes, milk, cheese, pasta, and baked good, this market serves members of the Smithtown community and features cooking demonstrations and local events.
 

Port Jefferson Winter Farmers' Market
Port Jefferson Village Center, 101-A E. Broadway, Port Jefferson
Market Manager, Melissa Dunstatter: 516-551-8461
Hours: Every Sunday from 9am-2pm
What you need to know: Vendors will now be spread further apart. Only one customer is allowed in each booth at a time. Please practice social distancing while waiting in line to shop with a vendor. Everyone must wear a mask when you come to shop and work at the market.  Gloves must be worn by our vendors. Some vendors may not accept cash: please bring a credit card with you.

Enjoy a selection of locally sourced goods such as produce, honey, bread, baked goods, plants, and more. The market moves outdoors to the Jeanne Garant Harborfront Park from May through November.

 

Research by Caitlin Sawicki


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