Elmhurst Greenmarket!

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applesElmhurst Greenmarket is open every Tuesday from 8am to 4pm alongside the Elmhurst Hospital at 41st Avenue btwn 80th and 81st Street.

Neighbors flock to this bastion of local produce to shop for orchard fruit picked at its peak of ripeness, hearty vegetables grown in the nutrient-rich soil of Orange County’s “Black Dirt” region, and excellent freshly baked bread, pastries and granola. For visitors to the hospital and neighborhood residents alike, the Elmhurst Greenmarket functions as an icon of healthy living, offering recipes and cooking demonstrations to entice even the most timid of eaters and home cooks.

Upcoming events:

Breastfeeding Information Booth

August 4th
10am to 1pm

The Elmhurst WIC Center’s breastfeeding support group will be tabling at the market to teach customers about the importance and advantages of Breastfeeding. Enter in a raffle to earn a basket of fresh and local greenmarket goods.

Sugar Demonstration

August 4th
10am to 1pm

Visit the info stand for a nutritional sugar demo on the differences between processed and unprocessed sugar, and how to choose delicious low sugar options.

Portrait Day

August 11th
11am-2pm

Bring out the kids to information stand to make a memory and take a farmers-market themed family photo.

Check out the webpage or follow them on social media for updates on upcoming events:

http://www.grownyc.org/greenmarket/queens/elmhurst
https://www.facebook.com/QueensGreenmarkets
https://instagram.com/qnsgreenmarkets/