Shop for produce (and more!) at Rockland’s Farmers’ Markets
All of the markets listed below accept the New York State Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) to buy locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables. They also have farmers and vendors who can accept FreshConnect Checks (FCC). FreshConnect Checks are available to veterans of all ages, regardless of income, to ensure that they have access to fresh fruits and vegetables. Some Farmers’ Markets also accept Supplemental Assistance Nutrition Program (SNAP)/Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT).
- To find out if you qualify for FMNP, WIC participants call 845-364-2577 and senior citizens call845-364-2110.
- FreshConnect checks can be picked up from the Division of Veterans Affairs State offices located at West Point Military Base; call Devon Clark at 845-938-0231 for more information. The checks can also be picked up at the VA Medical Center in Montrose; call Joseph Moore at 914-788-4367 for more information. Visit https://otda.ny.gov/news/2014/
2014-05-15.asp to learn more.
“We encourage residents to shop at one (or more!) of these local Farmers’ Markets. They are open rain or shine through late fall. This is your chance to get fresh and affordable produce while supporting local farmers,” said Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert, Rockland County Commissioner of Health:
Haverstraw Farmers’ Market: Open on Sundays, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., through mid-October
Location: Haverstraw Village Hall, Maple Avenue in Haverstraw
Bus Routes: TOR #91; Rockland Coaches #11A
FMNP, SNAP/EBT card, and FreshConnect (FCC) accepted
Nyack Farmers’ Market: Open on Thursdays, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., through November 26 and on Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., through November 22
Location: Municipal parking lot, Main Street, in Nyack
Bus Routes: TOR #59, #91, #92; Rockland Coaches #9 and 9A; TAPPAN ZEExpress
FMNP and SNAP/EBT card, debit and credit cards, and FreshConnect (FCC) accepted
Pearl River Farmers’ Market: Open on Fridays, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., through October 31
Location: River Church, 253 Ehrhardt Road, in Pearl River
FMNP and FreshConnect (FCC) accepted