Shopping Alternatives During BFC Fire Recovery

While the Co-op is closed, many of us are looking for shopping alternatives that align with BFC's mission and sourcing standards. We've compiled a list of CSAs, other cooperatives, and farmers markets as a resource.

You can view it here or below.

If you have suggestions for other shopping alternatives, email communications@bushwickfoodcoop.org.

CSAs

Cypress Hills CSA

CypressHillsCSA.org

  • Offers vegetables, fruit, eggs, milk, and yogurt shares.

  • Supplied by Norwich Meadows Farm, which is NOFA certified organic. 

  • Prices are prorated for the remaining summer weeks. 

  • Current pick up location is in the garage behind 274 Ridgewood Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11208 on Wednesday evenings between 6-8.

  • Requires a 4 hour volunteer commitment per share. 

Brooklyn Supported Agriculture

Brooklynsupportedagriculture.com

  • Available on a week-to-week basis, with sign-ups on Sunday (you must sign up for their newsletter for info).

  • A weekly green bag full of organic vegetables starts at $25, with add-ons like fruit, eggs and bread.

  • BSA sources primarily from Rock Steady Farm and Oko Farms, and a portion of every bag sold gets reinvested back into the community. 

  • Several pickup / delivery options available.

East Williamsburg CSA (via Hearty Roots)

Eastwilliamsburgcsa.org

  • Vegetable box available weekly or bi-weekly, with add-ons including eggs, fruit, dairy, meat and pasta. Sign up here.

  • All fresh food is sourced from family-run farms in the Hudson Valley. Dry food comes from Brooklyn-based purveyors. 

  • Pick up locations and times:

    • Saturday – at the Red Shed Garden at 266 Skillman Ave. 10AM - 1PM

    • Wednesday – at Harefield Road at 769 Metropolitan Ave 6:30PM - 8:30PM


Cooperative Grocery Stores

Greene Hill Food Co-op

1083 Fulton St., Brooklyn NY 11238

Greenehillfood.coop

  • 30-day trial membership is available. More info here.

  • Hours: Mon–Fri 3–9pm, Sat & Sun 10am–6pm

4th Street Food Co-op

58 East 4th St., New York, NY 10003

4thstreetfoodcoop.org

  • Open to the public

  • Hours vary by day. See here.



Farmer’s Markets

Always shop early at greenmarkets for the best selection!


Saturdays

Union Square Greenmarket

North & West Sides of Union Square Park, Manhattan

  • Open Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 8am-6pm

  • Visit the website for list of producers and market map. See here.

McCarren Park Greenmarket

North 12th St & Union Ave, Brooklyn

  • Open Saturdays 8am-2pm

  • Visit the website for list of producers. See here.

Riseboro Bushwick Farmers Market

Maria Hernandez Park, Knickerbocker St. between Starr and Suydam

Fort Greene Park Greenmarket

Washington Park btwn Dekalb & Willoughby, Brooklyn 

  • Open Saturdays 8am-3pm

  • Visit the website for list of producers. See here.

Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket

Prospect Park West & Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn

  • Open Saturdays 8am-4pm

  • Visit the website for list of producers. See here.

Sundays

Tompkins Square Greenmarket

Ave A and East 7th St, Manhattan

  • Open Saturdays 9am-6pm

  • Visit the website for list of producers. See here.

Riseboro Rheingold Archway Farmers Market

553 Bushwick Ave.

Stuyvesant Town Greenmarket

14th Street Loop between 1st Avenue & Avenue A, Manhattan

  • Open Sundays 9:30am-4pm

  • Visit the website for list of producers. See here.

Mondays

Union Square Greenmarket

North & West Sides of Union Square Park, Manhattan

  • Open Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 8am-6pm

  • Visit the website for list of producers and market map. See here.

Tuesdays

Greenmarket at the Oculus

Church at Fulton Street, Oculus Plaza, Manhattan

  • Open Tuesdays 7am-7pm

  • Visit the website for list of producers. See here.

Wednesdays

Union Square Greenmarket

North & West Sides of Union Square Park, Manhattan

  • Open Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 8am-6pm

  • Visit the website for list of producers and market map. See here.

Woodhull Youthmarket

Broadway and Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn 

  • Open Wednesdays 9am-2pm

  • Visit the website for list of producers. See here.

Thursdays

South Williamsburg Greenmarket

Taylor St and Lee Ave, Brooklyn

  • Open Thursdays 8am-3pm

  • Visit the website for list of producers. See here.

Riseboro Farmers Market Pop-Up Farm Stand

215 Cooper St.

Lower East Side Youthmarket

Grand Street between Pitt St & Willet St, Manhattan

  • Open Thursdays 8am-3pm

  • Visit the website for list of producers. See here.

Fridays

Union Square Greenmarket

North & West Sides of Union Square Park, Manhattan

  • Open Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 8am-6pm

  • Visit the website for list of producers and market map. See here.

Kat Johnson