Posts Tagged ‘Greenmarket’

Rosh Hashanah Celebration & Stock Up for Labor Day BBQ

by Pamela Boyle on

Hope everyone is enjoying the last few weeks of summer! It’s going to be a great day at Greenpoint/McCarren Park this Saturday. We will be having some Rosh Hashanah festivities, including apples and honey, and our own Keren Shavit will be offering Hebrew calligraphy posters with your names if you stop by the managers’ tent… READ MORE

This Saturday at Greenpoint/McCarren Park: Summer Storytime with Brooklyn Public Library!

by Pamela Boyle on

Next week is National Farmers Market week and we are getting the party started at Greenpoint/McCarren Park Greenmarket this Saturday! A few exciting things we have in store for you: Starting this Saturday, we will begin a frequent shopper program. This is a 12-week program, and starting week 6, you will get a raffle ticket… READ MORE

At the Greenmarket: Bardwell’s Veal Shish Kabobs

by Pamela Boyle on

This Saturday, we will be having a very special treat at the market. Consider Bardwell Farm will be demoing some of their delicious veal with us in the form of veal shish kabobs! We will be grilling around 10:15am. Be sure to come by for a sample and a recipe of Poul’s marinade. Compost and… READ MORE

Thursday South Williamsburg Market – New Location!

by Pamela Boyle on

Hi all! Last week was the opening week of our South Williamsburg Thursday market. We are excited about our new, roomier location! We will be located on Roebling and South 9th Streets, just around the corner from the old market location if you were familiar with it. The market will go every Thursday through November… READ MORE

Health Bucks starting this Saturday at Greenpoint/McCarren Park Greenmarket

by Pamela Boyle on

We have a couple great this going on at market this Saturday! First off, Health Bucks have arrived! Starting July 1 at farmers markets city wide, for every $5 you spend on your EBT card at market, you will receive a $2 coupon to spend at the farmer’s market on fresh fruits and vegetables (and… READ MORE

Guest chef, Katie Hoffman, at Saturday’s Greenmarket

by Pamela Boyle on

This Saturday at Greenpoint/McCarren Park Greenmarket, we are excited to welcome guest chef, Katie Hoffman to market! She is a personal chef, caterer, and teaching chef who focuses on local and seasonal ingredients, and will be making two recipes for us to sample. The demo will last from around 10am – 12pm. Here is a… READ MORE

At the Greenmarket: Cooking with the Locals!

by Pamela Boyle on

We’re supposed to have another beautiful Saturday this weekend and it should be a great day at market. Last week we saw several new products, including garlic scapes, orange beets, sugar snow peas, summer squash and fava beans, to name a few. This week, Beth Bainbridge, a neighborhood resident, local food lover, nutritionist and Program… READ MORE

Father’s Day Portraits at Saturday’s Greenmarket

by Pamela Boyle on

This Saturday at Greenpoint/McCarren Park Greenmarket is Portrait Day! We will have professional photographer Tim Schutsky at the market taking portraits of our customers, their families and their beautiful market goods. The photos will be taken digitally and uploaded to Brooklyn Greenmarket’s facebook page, where you can tag yourself or print a copy from home.… READ MORE

CB1 Meeting Recap: “United We Win”

by Heather Van De Mark on

Last night’s CB1 meeting was a doozy — 3 hours! — highlights, particularly those related to open space issues, below. Flood Resilience Zoning Text Amendment Presentation by Steve Lenard, Department of City Planning (DCP) The Amendment modifies zoning to ensure buildings meet the latest flood zone requirements. Lenard said changes are only applicable to new… READ MORE

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

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