Grass Roots Farmers Market

by Leah Butz
Grass Roots Farmers Market
145th Street, Between Bradhurst & Edgecombe Aves
New York
Phone Number
(212) 996-1514
Director, Manager or CEO
Sonya Simmons
Community members served per month
Number of staff/employees
Year Started
Latest Projects
Grass Roots now donates any goods that remain unsold at the end of the market day to the local mental health clinic and senior center.
Interesting Fact
The Grass Roots market stand is dubbed the "Conversation Tent" because it is a place that people from diverse backgrounds and cultures can find common ground in the sharing of recipes and cooking techniques.
Areas Served
Bronx, Manhattan
Core Programs
Farmers market – Grass Roots sells fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, honey, herbs, ciders, and freshly cut flowers from local farms to the residents of its Harlem community

Cooking demos—DOHMH provide regular demonstrations to teach marketgoers healthy and delicious ways to prepare produce sold at the market that day
Major Issues
Farmers' Markets
Fruit and Vegetable Consumption
Local Food
Liason to community with Dialog between new and old residents
Hours of Operation
Tuesday and Saturday, 9AM-4PM, June through November
Frequently used hashtags
#harlem, #community, #building
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