Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Turf Summer Reading Recommendations

Check out Turf’s recommended books at Parkchester’s Public Library!
Learn more about the benefits of eating healthy and how food is grown, produced, and sold in the United States. Books currently on display (look for Turf's display in the back of the library) include:

The New Vegetarian Grill by Andrea Chesman
All About Vegetarian Cooking by Irma S. Rombauer
Deceptively Delicious by Jessica Seinfeld
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
and more…

Turf will continue to add new books to this display throughout the summer. Parkchester's Public Library is located at 1985 Westchester Avenue in the Bronx.

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Farmers' Markets Near Parkchester

The New York Botanical Garden (Greenmarket)
Mosholu Parkway Gate at Kazimiroff Blvd., in garden
Wednesday, 10 AM to 3 PM
Late June through October

Harvest Home Castle Hill Market
Castle Hill Avenue, between Castle Hill & Hart Ave.
Saturdays, 8 AM to 4PM
July through November

Hunts Point Farmers' Market
Msgr. Raul del Valle Square, Southern Blvd and E 163rd St.
Wednesday and Saturday, 8:30 AM to 5 PM
Late June through Mid November

Phipps West Farmers' Market
Located at Drew Gardens, east of intersection of East Tremont Ave and Boston Rd.
Wednesdays, 10 AM to 3 PM
Mid July through Mid November