best fresh, locally grown, homemade and
organic produce and products can be found
close by. When you shop at a "Farmer's
Market," you invest in your community, meet
your neighbors and support the local and
regional food system. You help to preserve
the environment, as there will be far less
fruits and vegetables in the US are picked 4
to 7 days before being placed on supermarket
shelves and shipped for an average of 1500
miles before being sold.
of 2013 local Bronx markets will be posted
as soon as available.
Most outdoor markets are open from mid-April
October to mid-November.
for a guide to harvest times and availabily
of New York State produce.
Groups: Pick up your plants!
GROW NYC's Annual Spring Plant Sale
provides community groups with vegetable,
herb, annual, and perennial plant starts
grown by Greenmarkets farmers and available
for a wholesale price. Order forms are due
by April 5, 2013. Bronx
pickup date is May 10 and 11.