Peak Season for Farm to Neighborhood Businesses

Fri, Sep 26th, 2014

Our Farm to Neighborhood program connects and highlights businesses on Myrtle Avenue, and beyond, that offer regional, fresh products. Since 2011 we have had the pleasure of working with 36 Regional farmers/producers and 25 local businesses!

As we welcome in September, the beginning of peak season for NYS, we will share the bounty with you through regular updates on what Farm to Neighborhood businesses are featuring. Check back regularly! And, be sure to visit our local Fort Greene Park Greenmarket every Saturday 8AM-4PM at DeKalb Avenue & Washington Park. Use this handy Harvest Calendar provided by GrowNYC to plan ahead!


Corkscrew Wines Brooklyn489 Myrtle Avenue between Hall & Ryerson Streets 

Buy any 3 bottles New York State wines and get a free tote bag ($12 value) through the month of September.


Photo Credit: Corkscrew Wines

Fresh Fanatic Grocery Store88 Washington Avenue between Park & Flushing Avenues 

So many fresh, local items at Fresh Fanatic! Pick-up apples from Wilkford Orchards, NY; Tomatoes of all kinds, hot pepper mixes and exotic eggplants from Hepworth Farm, NY; Parsley, Kale and Cilantro from Red Tail Farm, NY; Squash from Reeves Farms, NY; Arugula, Spicy Greens, Baby Kale from Remembrance Farm, NY; Green Beans and Bi-color Corn from Chow Farm; and so much more!

Photo Credit: Fresh Fanatic

Photo Credit: Fresh Fanatic

Gnarly Vines350 Myrtle Avenue between Carlton & Adelphi Avenues

Join the Lewis Waite Farm CSA and pick up at Gnarly Vines! Orders are placed via our their on-line platform and, unique to most CSA’s, you pay as you go and only what you want! Visit the Lewis Waite Farm site to learn more and register for the Gnarly Vines pick-up site here. While you are there you can work with the staff to pair your farm fresh goods with just the right wine. Owner Brian has a nice stock of regional options!


ICI Restaurant246 Dekalb Avenue between Vanderbilt & Clermont Avenues

A great way to experience ICI is with their Wednesday night $25 3-course Prix-Fixe menu! The menu is newly created every Wednesday morning and allows the chef to be super creative and use the freshest farm ingredients.


Photo Credit: iCi

LuLu & Po154 Carlton Avenue between Myrtle & Willoughby Avenues

At the heart of Chef Matt’s culinary philosophy is fresh and local. this season he is featuring products from Local Bushel, an on-line ordering system that connects restaurants to local farms. The menu changes with the seasons, always offering the freshest ingredients. Also, every Sunday, all night, you can get their famous burger, beer and fries for $15.00, a real deal!

Lulu & Po Burger

Other participating Farm to Neighborhood businesses:

Humo Smokehouse, 336 Myrtle Avenue between Washington Park & Carlton Avenue 
Peck’s, 455A Myrtle Avenue between Waverly & Washington Avenues
Putnam’s Pub & Cooker419 Myrtle Avenue between Vanderbilt & Clinton Avenues
Tipsy584 Myrtle Avenue between Emerson & Classon Avenues

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