Local retail in East Harlem is important to the economic viability of the community, both meeting consumer demands and providing local jobs.
- Urban Garden Center – Located across from La Marqueta, the Urban Garden Center offers products and services to urban gardeners. In addition, it has a greenhouse, children’s learning garden, community compost station and chicken coop that serve as sites for community outreach and education activities. Park Avenue at 116th Street
- Flea Marqueta, a weekly outdoor food and flea market that hosts local artisans, retailers, and food vendors. La Marqueta, 1640 Park Ave at 116th , New York, NY 10035