Winter Schedule for the Kennedy Plaza Farmer’s Market

farmers marketThe Saturday Winter Market will be held a few weeks outdoors to try to help out with the holiday season and traffic in the downtown. It will then be moved indoors by months end. Further details will be coming, but in the meantime, check out the press release below:

Kennedy Plaza Farmer’s Market Winter Session begins

Saturday December 7, 2013

Long Beach, NY – December 2, 2013 – City of Long Beach residents and visitors will welcome back the Farmers Market Winter Session at Kennedy Plaza on Saturday December 7, 2013 from 10am to 2pm.

For six years the popular market, which runs Wednesdays and Saturdays, has featured regional producers offering fresh products including vegetables, herbs, fruits, plants, baked goods, fish, shellfish, pasture raised eggs, cheeses, greek yogurt, pasta, ravioli, pickles, gluten free products, handcrafted soaps, poultry, LI duck and fresh turkey, grass fed beef, pork and much more.

“We are very happy to offer a winter market to Long Beach and Nassau County residents, “said Market Manager and Program Director Bernadette Martin. “We have lots of great products to offer and will be teaming up with The Green Project of Long Island to offer seminars and educational programming throughout the winter months.” We will be moving the market to an indoor location mid December through January and February, so stay tuned folks, lot’s more to come”

Be sure to visit the Kennedy Plaza Farmers Market at 1 West Chester Street in Long Beach on Saturdays 10am-2pm. About the Long Beach Kennedy Plaza Farmers Market.

The Farmer’s Market accepts SNAP/EBT benefits, Debit cards, WIC and Senior Checks from the NY State Famer’s Market Nutrition Programs. For those looking to do a cooking demonstration to help promote a local restaurant or green business at market, please contact Bernadette Martin at bmartin@ligreenmarket.org;

For more information and a listing of all of our 2014 market locations visit www.ligreenmarket.org.

Contact: Bernadette Martin Phone: 516-543-6033 Email: info@ligreenmarket.org. Like us on Facebook: Kennedy Plaza Farmers Market

Friends & Farmers Inc. is a mission-based program to preserve open space and small family farms.

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