Community Resources

Harlem Community Gardens

  • Clayton Williams Memorial Garden – 303 West 126th Street (Frederick Douglass Blvd.)
  • Chenchita’s Group Community Garden – Corner of 112th Street and Madison Avenue

For a listing of community gardens in your area visit Green Thumb.

Farmers Markets and Community/City Programs

  • Health Bucks – Use your food stamps at farmers markets!  Health Buck will give you $2 for every $5 you spend on fresh produce at the markets.  Click the following links to find participating markets in your area: Harlem, The Bronx, Brooklyn. For more information on  Health Bucks click here.
  • Community Kitchen & Food Pantry of West Harlem – alt Located on 116th and Frederick Douglass Blvd.  Provides programs for low-income New Yorkers including a soup kitchen, food pantry, and meals on heels program.  For more information click here.
  • Grassroots Farmers Market – 145th Street and Edgecombe Avenue, Saturdays & Tuesdays: 8 am – 4 pm, Season: July 9th – November 25th, Contact: Sonya Simmons 212.996.1514 –

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) / Farm Share
CSA’s are a great way to support local farmers, receive fresh fruits and veggies each week throughout the growing season, and bring communities together.  Here are some CSA’s in the Harlem area: