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mrbeachy Oct 9, 2006 04:48 PM

Does anyone know if there are any farmers markets in nassau county on long island? please let me know the dates,locations,and times. Thank you very much.

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    Scott_R Oct 9, 2006 05:56 PM

    <http://www.newsday.com/entertainment/...>

    Hempstead: Christ First Presbyterian Church, across from village police department. Fridays 7 am to 12 pm

    Lynbrook: Corner of Sunrise Highway and Forest Avenue, in railroad parking lot. Sundays 8 am to 1 pm

    Locut Valley: Forest Avenue downtown, across from post ofice. Saturdays 8 am to 1 pm

    New Hyde Park: Long Island Jewish Hospital,400 Lakeville Road. Wednesdays 8 am to 1 pm

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      mrbeachy Oct 9, 2006 06:21 PM

      thanks for the information. i do know about the lynbrook market i have shopped there many times and the quality is very good to excellent-its the only weekend market in southern nassau county.it closes for the year on sunday november 19. it doesnt start till the first sunday in june. i am thinking of contacting lynbrook village hall to see if they would consider starting the market in april or may rather than june; lynbrook will have a new mayor as of april 2007 and may be receptive to that idea. the lynbrook market is at the corner of stauderman avenue and forest avenues behind the eckerd drug store. it is not easily visible from sunrise highway-supposedly the village has now put up signs.

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      MrPhil Oct 10, 2006 12:56 AM

      I'm curious if anyone has been to the farmers market in Huntington. Saw it listed in the link and while I'm Nassau, it actually closer (and more accessible time wise)

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        howund09 Oct 10, 2006 04:28 PM

        The market in Huntington is in the municipal parking lot across from the old town hall( now a realtor), adjacent to the church on 25A on every sunday until Thanksgiving.

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        MrPhil Oct 11, 2006 01:20 AM

        What did you think of it? Are there many vendors?

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          howund09 Oct 11, 2006 03:19 AM

          Terry's farm has everything for veggies, incl. heirloom stuff, fresh beans and greens. Golden Earthworm Farms is all organic with a limited selection but it's all perfect. Olive oil guy, flower lady, generic Italian food guy, and a fruit stand with semi-local stuff. Get there early for the best pick, it gets fairly crowded.

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            MrPhil Oct 11, 2006 02:30 PM

            Thanks, If the weather is decent, I'll give it a try this Sunday and report back.

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              hopkicker3 Oct 22, 2006 07:45 AM

              ...............yowza

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                toby1355 Oct 21, 2007 07:03 PM

                I know it's late in the season but I have to give a shout out for the farmers market in Garden City on tuesdays. I recently decided to make it a must each week and I'm thrilled I did. It has:

                1) a veggie vender with basics and really interesting beets (four varieties), carrots ( 3 varieties), tomatoes (heirlooms and), cauliflower (3 varieties),etc.

                2) bread person with interesting varieties

                3) Italian pasta, really fresh, really soft mozzarella,cold cuts

                4) Greek pastry lady

                5) Fresh friut and pie vender; lately apples and pears,etc.

                6) Honey vender

                7) pickle vender with several pickle related relishes various pickles

                8) 1 or two others that slip my mind

                They set up in the southeast corner of the parking lot between the two court houses.

                Enjoy

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                  byrd Oct 22, 2007 01:24 PM

                  spoke to mrs. terry last week , she said they plan to keep the market in g.c. open till thansgiving, they plan to stop the market in hempstead at the end of this month.

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                    mrbeachy Oct 29, 2007 08:35 AM

                    that g.c. market sounds interesting but im not able to get to that area on a tuesday. as i previously mentioned i go to my hometown market in lynbrook. not as large as the one in g.c. but is getting more popular. with a pickle guy-oops lady, a farmer who sells quiches,pies,doughnuts,cider,organic eggs and milk,another farmer with fresh corn,lettuce and other veggies. theres also a vendor selling chips and sauces,and two others-one from queens who sells bobkas and other breads,and a pasta vendor from brooklyn named papa pasquales. the quality of all vendors is very good and many items are sold out by 930. i would get there before 8 am for the best pickings. the market ends its year on sunday november 18th.

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                      byrd Oct 29, 2007 02:28 PM

                      it's the same exact vendors, give or take one on any given week.

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                        mrbeachy Nov 12, 2007 07:14 AM

                        yes that is true. i do wish that there were more weekend markets,especially in nassau county. btw i believe that tomorrow is the last day for the gc market by the courts. i do know that lynbrook has its final day on sunday 11-18.

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                          pward Mar 22, 2008 08:36 AM

                          I'm new in the area. I used to frequent the markets in the city. How many vendors are at the Lynbrook market? What are the main products sold?

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                            mrbeachy Mar 22, 2008 10:06 AM

                            its usually around 6-8 vendors on a given sunday. scroll up to my october 29,2007 post for more information.market should open for the season on sunday june 1 2008.

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                              pward Mar 22, 2008 11:31 AM

                              Thanks. The market in the city sells seafood. I used to get my vegetables and seafood there. From your prior emails it doesn't look like this market doesn't have a seafood vendor. Nothing beats fresh fish and produce in the summer.

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                                mrbeachy Mar 23, 2008 06:31 PM

                                there is the possibility of having a fresh fish vendor at the lynbrook market for the first time this year.its in the discussion stage. most markets open for the season in either may or june:check the ny state dept of agriculture and markets website for more information.

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                                toby1355 Mar 22, 2008 12:41 PM

                                Does anyone know when the Garden City Market will be opening for the season?

                  2. byrd Mar 23, 2008 06:51 PM

                    PLEASE BOOKMARK:

                    New York Metro Area Farmers Market's web page:

                    http://www.nyfarmersmarket.com/region...

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