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HHC Farmers Markets

Proper eating is a critical part of maintaining good health. Along with regular checkups and exercise, a healthy diet with fruits and vegetables keeps people fit and helps to control or avoid chronic health conditions such as diabetes and hypertension.

How Our Farmers Markets Can Help You and Your Family

HHC’s farmers markets offer a variety of affordable, regionally-grown vegetables, fruits, fresh juices and flowers in communities where residents sometimes lack access to fresh produce at reasonable prices. The markets are hosted in partnership with two local non-profit organizations: Harvest Home Farmer’s Market and GrowNYC. Many of our markets conduct on-site cooking demonstrations and provide healthy eating tips for fighting obesity and chronic disease. Numerous programs and payment options are in place to help residents take advantage of farmers markets, including EBT/SNAP, Health Bucks, Green Checks, Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) coupons and Women, Infants and Children (WIC) coupons.

GrowNYC Fresh Food Box/Bag Program

Instead of a traditional farmers market, HHC Bellevue Hospital Center in Manhattan has partnered with GrowNYC’s Fresh Food Box Program. For less than half the cost of retail produce, participants can sign up to receive a weekly selection of eight to ten regionally-grown fruits and veggies, along with recipes and instructions for proper storage.

2015 HHC Farmers Markets

Brooklyn

HHC Coney Island Hospital
2100 Ocean Parkway (Avenue Z and Shore Road)
June 17 to November 25 (closed July 3)
Wednesdays and Fridays: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

HHC Kings County Hospital Center
451 Clarkson Avenue (between 37th and 38th Streets)
July 8 to November 25
Wednesdays: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

East New York Diagnostic and Treatment Center
2094 Pitkin Avenue (Southeast corner of Pitkin and Pennsylvania)
July 28 to November 24
Tuesdays: 9 am – 5 pm

Bronx

HHC Jacobi Medical Center
1400 Pelham Parkway
Pedestrian Mall
May 5 to November 24
Tuesdays: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

HHC Lincoln Medical Center
East 149th Street between Morris and Park Avenues
June 26 to November 20
Fridays: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

HHC North Central Bronx Hospital
Mosholu Parkway between North and Jerome Avenues
July 8 to November 18
Wednesdays: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Manhattan

HHC Bellevue Hospital Center
Fresh Food Box Program Only
Call (212) 562-7311 for more information
462 First Avenue
Thursdays: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

HHC Gouverneur Health
227 Madison St
July 9 to November 19
Thursdays: Noon – 5:00 pm

HHC Harlem Hospital Center
Lenox Avenue between 135th and 137th Streets
Open all year
Fridays: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

HHC Metropolitan Hospital Center
99th Street and Third Avenue
July 10 to November 20
Fridays: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Queens

HHC Elmhurst Hospital Center
41st Avenue between 80th and 81st Streets
June 2 to November 24
Tuesdays: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

HHC Queens Hospital Center
82-68 164th Street
Side of the Pavilion Building
July 9 to November 12
Thursdays: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

 

HHC offers a variety of primary and preventive care services to help New Yorkers control their weight, avoid or manage chronic conditions, and learn about healthy eating and lifestyles. Find a facility near you.


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