Posts Tagged ‘Food Market’

Carrots Of Many Colors At The Beach 92nd St. Community Fridge


“Carrots struck again at the free fridge.,” read a text from my friend Mike B. Every so often a very large, beautiful bag of multi-colored carrots are donated to the community fridge at 166 Beach 92nd St. The carrot drop is a mystery to many and we’d love to know who the generous carrot-donator is? Please come forward! I took some purple carrots. I decided to make a creamy carrot soup with fresh herbs and garlic. Soup calls to us during the cold winter months. Carrots of many colors have […]

GrowNYC Market in Ridgewood Queens – a must visit!

Last Saturday I stopped by the Youthmarket Farm Stand on Myrtle Aveune at Cypress. I met Trey, Jayson Rosado and Abraham Santana who run the GrowNYC stand for the Ridgewood community. It was awesome chatting with them and learning first hand about the Youthmarket and GrowNYC program. For those of you unfamiliar… “Youthmarket is a network of urban farm stands operated by neighborhood youth, supplied by local farmers, and designed to bring fresh fruits and vegetables to communities throughout New York City. Through Youthmarket, families in all five boroughs now have increased access […]