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Farmers Markets Offer Healthy Food Choices

Scenes from the Farmers Market at Coney Island Hospital.

HHC welcomes back its annual farmers markets to several public hospital campuses this summer. Regionally-grown fresh fruits and vegetables will be easily available on a weekly basis until November. The markets’ accessibility on or near hospital grounds offers healthy food options for patients, employees and the local surrounding community.

Stop by one of these markets:

Manhattan:

Metropolitan Hospital Center: Market located at 99th street and Third Avenue. July 5- Nov.15. Fridays 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Harlem Hospital: Lenox Avenue between 136 and 137 Streets. July 5- Nov. 16. Fridays 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Bronx:

Jacobi Medical Center: Market located at 1400 Pelham Parkway, on the new Jacobi Pedestrian Mall directly in front of the hospital. Open now through Thanksgiving. Tuesdays 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

North Central Bronx Hospital: Market located at the corner of Mosholu Parkway North and Jerome Avenue. July 10 through Thanksgiving. Wednesdays 8a.m.- 6 p.m.

Lincoln Medical Center: Market located on 149th Street, adjacent to the hospital, between Morris and Park Avenue. Open now to Nov. 20. Tuesdays and Fridays 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Brooklyn:

Coney Island Hospital: Market located at 2100 Ocean Parkway between Ave. Z and Shore Rd. Open now thru November. Fridays 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Queens:

Queens Hospital Center: Market located at 164th street and 82nd road, sidewalk pavilion under the east bridge. All year round. Thursdays 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Elmhurst Hospital Center: Market located at 41st Avenue
between 80th and 81st streets. June 4- Nov. 26.
Tuesdays 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.”

 

July 2013



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