Greenmarket Co. (A program of GrowNYC)

Greenmarket Co. (A program of GrowNYC)
Organization Name:
Greenmarket Co. (A program of GrowNYC)
Primary Address 1:
100 Gold Street, Suite 3300
Primary Address City:
New York
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
10038
Other Locations 1:
660 Casanova Street
Bronx, NY 10474
Long Organization Description:

Greenmarket Co.’s mission is to support local farmers while helping all New Yorkers gain access to fresh, healthy foods.

Organization Website Address:
Organization Phone Number:
(212) 788-7900
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Marcel Van Ooyen
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
Greenmarket Co. distributes more than 2.5 million pounds of food each year, with more than 60% going to buyers serving low-income and underserved consumers.
Community members (approx.):
50,000
Number of staff/employees:
30
Year Started:
1976
Major Funders:
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, New World Foundation, Deutsche Bank Foundation, New York City Council
Organization Type:
Wholesale Food Distribution
About the Organization:
Building on GrowNYC’s more than 40 years’ experience running New York City’s renowned Greenmarket farmers markets, Greenmarket Co. is the most trusted name in wholesale and distribution of local farm products. We connect New York City’s most discerning buyers directly with over 60 local farms, and every product on our list always includes the source farm and location. At the core of Greenmarket Co.’s mission is delivering the same high quality fresh local food to all New Yorkers – on the menus of the city’s most acclaimed restaurants in Head Start programs and soup kitchens, and on dinner tables from Alphabet City to Avenue Z. We’re proud of the impact our partners and customers make toward building a more just, sustainable, and delicious food system.
Latest Project:
Expansion to a Monday delivery route, which includes Eastern Queens.
Areas Served:
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens
Core Programs:
Greenmarket Co. distributes local food in wholesale volumes to restaurants, retailers, schools, senior centers, Head Start programs, non-profit organizations, and our own internal retail programs, Youthmarket (https://www.grownyc.org/youthmarket) and Fresh Food Box (https://www.grownyc.org/greenmarketco/foodbox).
Major Issues:
Farmers’ Markets, Food Environment, Healthy Food Access, Increase Food Access, Local Food
Non-profit?:
Nonprofit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Vimeo (Channel):
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#letsgrownyc #grownyc
Frequently used hashtags 2:
#local #sustainability
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