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EBT Screening/Ice Cream Making at Saturday’s Greenmarket

by Pamela Boyle on

This Saturday at Greenpoint/McCarren Park’s Greenmarket, Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council will be screening for EBT from 9am – 1pm. Please come by if you would like to be screened for EBT or would like to learn more. We will be celebrating Dairy Month by making our own ice cream from Ronnybrook’s delicious milk. We’ll… READ MORE

Locally Source your Memorial Day BBQ this Saturday!

by Pamela Boyle on

Stop by the Greenmarket this Saturday at McCarren Park to pick up all your BBQ needs! Last week we saw some exciting new arrivals (strawberries and heirloom tomatoes just to name a few) and this week should be just as great. Stop by the info tent for some BBQ inspired recipes and a cooking demo:… READ MORE

Cabbage at the Greenpoint/McCarren Park Greenmarket Tomorrow

by Pamela Boyle on

Tomorrow we will be featuring the amazing world of cabbage at the Info Tent, along with a demonstration on how to make sauerkraut. The demo will start at 10:30am, so swing by to see the process. It is also the second week of the Winter Warrior Challenge, so remember to check yourself off. The market… READ MORE

Get Your Holiday Shopping Done at the Greenpoint/McCarren Park Greenmarket This Saturday

by Pamela Boyle on

Greenpoint/McCarren Park will be OPEN this Saturday, and we’ve got all you need for your last-minute holiday shopping! Make it a LOCAL Christmas this year with delicious local food. And we have some great gift ideas, too….honey, honey soaps, maple syrup, potted herbs, baked goods! Or even better, give the gift that keeps giving: a… READ MORE

Maple Syrup Saturday!

by Pamela Boyle on

Join us this Saturday at Greenpoint/McCarren Park for another great day at the market! One of our newer additions, Walling’s Maple Syrup, will be the inspiration for this week’s cooking demo. Be sure to stop by the info tent for a taste! We will also be continuing with our Donate a Bag program, which has… READ MORE

Greenpoint/McCarren Park This Saturday – Cooking With the Locals + Thanksgiving Inspiration

by Pamela Boyle on

This Saturday at the Greenpoint/McCarren Park Market we will be having a special guest from the neighborhood doing the cooking demonstration. Beth Bainbridge, local Greenpoint resident, is a Registered Dietician and Nutritionist with the NYCDOH Stellar Markets Program. She is an expert at all things delicious and nutritious and will be cooking up one of… READ MORE

Apple Pie Bake-Off! Saturday at McCarren Park Greenmarket

by Pamela Boyle on

This Saturday, November 10, at 11:00am we will be having an Apple Pie Bake off at the Greenpoint/McCarren Park Greenmarket! Several neighborhood residents have signed up to win the award of best apple pie, plus a bag full of market goodies. Come by to have a taste for yourself! It starts at 11am at the… READ MORE

McCarren Greenmarket Will Be Open Saturday

by Pamela Boyle on

I hope everyone stayed safe during the hurricane this week. The majority of our farmers were fortunate to not have serious damage in this past week’s storm, and Greenpoint/McCarren Park Greenmarket will be OPEN this Saturday. However, there will be no textile recycling or compost collection. Please help us spread the word to our community… READ MORE

News from the McCarren Park Greenmarket: 10/26

by Pamela Boyle on

This Saturday at Greenpoint/McCarren Park Greenmarket we are having a Halloween Festival! Come by from 10am – 1pm for pumpkin decorating and face painting! What better way to get into the Halloween sprit than hanging out at the market and decorating a local halloween pumpkin? We’ll also be starting a sign up for our annual… READ MORE

News from the Greenpoint Greenmarket!

by Pamela Boyle on

News from the Greenpoint Greenmarket! First, this Saturday, Bad Seed Cider will be arriving at Greenpoint, just in time for the end of cider week! Bad Seed brews up some really delicious local hard cider, we are so excited to have them at Greenpoint and you should be, too! Check out some press on them… READ MORE

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