It’s Farmer’s Market season in Cypress Hills!

Shoppers at marketStarting July 10th, come to our Youth Market located at 3208 Fulton Street in front of the Senior Center (corner of Richmond).  The market is open Fridays from 12 noon to 7 pm through November 20th and sells fresh fruits and vegetables.  It also provides employment opportunities for local young people.  We will also be hosting a brand-new farmer’s market, the Pitkin Verde Farmer’s Market, at 2094 Pitkin Avenue on Tuesdays from 9 am to 5 pm starting Tuesday, July 28th.

The markets will accept cash, debit, credit, and EBT. They will feature healthy cooking demonstrations, nutritional information, and distribute $2 Health Bucks for every $5 spent using EBT. Additional $2 Health Bucks will be distributed to any shoppers participating in healthy cooking demos, nutritional programming, market tours, fitness classes, and walking clubs to the market. We will also have dancing and drumming performances and other fun activities – for more information or to sign up for email or text alerts, contact Cassandra Flechsig at: cassandraf@cypresshills.org.

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