Windsor Terrace Gets New Farmers Market as Grocery Store Closes
WINDSOR TERRACE — Windsor Terrace has lost its only grocery store, but it's about to get its first farmers market.
It's around the corner from the Key Food supermarket that closed in late June, leaving Windsor Terrace without a full-service supermarket for the first time in decades. Local residents are fighting a plan by drugstore chain Walgreens to move into the empty grocery.
In the meantime, the new greenmarket at P.S. 154 will help fill some of the gap created by Key Food's closure. In addition to fruit and vegetables, vendors at the P.S. 154 greenmarket will sell bread, eggs, chicken, and seafood.
One vendor, Bodhitree Farm, will have Korean specialty produce and kim chi from Burlinton County, New Jersey.
The P.S. 154 greenmarket will be open every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., July 8 through Nov. 18. The market accepts food stamps and offers services such as compost collection, according to the GrowNYC website.
Grand Army Plaza (Prospect Park West and Flatbush Avenue) Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., year-round.
Bartel-Pritchard Square Greenmarket (Prospect Park West and 15th Street) Wednesdays, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m., May 2 - Nov. 21.
Kensington Youthmarket (outside Windsor Terrace Public Library on Fort Hamilton Parkway and East 5th Street) Saturdays, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., July 14 - Nov. 17.