Ed Day, Rockland County Executive

June 15, 2017
Contact: Jane Lerner, Director of Strategic Communications (845) 638-5645
               Patricia Schnabel Ruppert, D.O., M.P.H., CPE, DABFM, FAAFP (845) 364-2512


Shop for produce (and more!) at Rockland's Farmers' Markets

NEW CITY, NY - - Want fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables, picked at the peak of flavor and packed with vitamins and minerals? If your answer is yes, Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert suggest you shop at one (or more!) of the many Farmers' Markets in Rockland:

Clarkstown Farmers' Market, located at 131 Germonds Road, in West Nyack
Open on Saturdays, from 9 am – 1 pm, until October 28
Bus Routes: Clarkstown Mini-Trans Route B

Haverstraw Farmers' Market, located at Maple Avenue and New Main Street
Open on Sundays, from 9 am – 1 pm, until October 29
Bus Routes: TOR #91 & Rockland Coaches #11A

Nyack Farmers' Market, located at the Municipal Parking Lot - Main Street and Franklin Avenue
Open on Thursdays, from 8 am -2 pm, until November 30
Bus Routes: TOR #59, 91, 92, Rockland Coaches #9, 9A, Tappan Zee Express

Piermont Farmers' Market, located at the M & T Bank parking lot, Ash Street and Piermont Avenue
Open on Sundays, from 9:30 am – 3 pm, until November 19
Bus Routes: Rockland Coaches #9A

Spring Valley Farmers' Market, located at North Main and West Church Street
Open on Wednesdays, from 8 am-3 pm, until November 25
Bus Routes: TOR #59, 91, 92, 94, Rockland Coaches #11A, Tappan Zee Express

Tuxedo Farmers' Market, located at 240 Route 17, Tuxedo Park Train Station, in Orange County
Train: New Jersey Transit Port Jervis Line from Suffern & Sloatsburg
Open on Saturdays, from 9 am – 2 pm, until November 18

"We encourage residents to shop at our Farmers' Markets. They are open rain or shine through late fall. This is your chance to get fresh and affordable produce while supporting local farmers," said Dr. Ruppert.

Do you qualify for assistance? To find out if you're eligible for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) call 364-2577. WIC Farmers' Market checks are accepted at approved Farmers' Markets. For information on Senior Coupons, call 364-2110. Ask your farmer if they take SNAP (EBT) and/or WIC Vegetable & Fruit checks. Don't forget to use your Farmers' Market checks by November 30, 2017. For more information about Rockland's Farmers' Markets call the Health Department at 364-2500 or visit