Here’s a welcome sign of summer: The Fort Washington Greenmarket returns on June 3.
On Tuesdays, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through the end of November, the sidewalk outside Hammer Health Sciences Building, Ft. Washington Avenue between 168th and 169th Streets, will be lined with vendors selling fresh regional fruits, vegetables, herbs, baked goods, cheese, honey, and more.
The market, run by Grow NYC, was brought to Washington Heights in 2010 through a partnership with Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
Since it launched in 2010, the farmer’s market has become a welcome addition to the community, as much a destination for a sunny stroll as it is a spot to pick out fresh berries and tomatoes.
Stop by tables hosting cooking demonstrations and health outreach-events. You can also drop off textiles for recycling and food scraps for composting.
This year, the Office of Government and Community Affairs has more community events planned, including performances by Columbia University Medical Center musicians.
Are you a musician? Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in performing.