Carroll Gardens Greenmarket

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Open Sundays, year-round 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 2012-13 Scheduled Changes: 4/8/12 & 3/31/13 closed. EBT/Food Stamps, Debit/Credit, and WIC & FMNP checks accepted. EBT/Debit/Credit accepted 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Textiles Recycling, 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. Located across the street from Carroll Park, this much-loved Brooklyn market is a destination for neighbors, families, and Sunday brunch goers alike. During the spring and summer, fresh cut flowers and live plants lure passersby to the market that stretches along the sidewalk in front of PS58. Stock your larder with the incredible array of regionally grown produce, award-winning goat cheese, and grass fed beef that are on offer each week. 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!

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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 NYC Council on the Environment's webpage at: www.cenyc.org

adăugat pe January 6, 2009.


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