Park City Harvest Farm Stand locations in Bridgeport will soon reopen for the season and Wholesome Wave’s Double Value Coupon Program for SNAP/EBT and WIC recipients is once again being offered. Under this program, $10 in benefits equals $20 in fresh, CT-grown, fruits and vegetables! The markets also accept seniors farmers market checks and cash.
Summer 2011 locations:
- Tuesdays, 11:30 – 3:00 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center, 2800 Main Street, opens June 28
- Wednesdays, 10:00 – 2:00: Bridgeport Health Department, 752 East Main Street, begins July 6
- Tuesdays, 10 am-2 pm, Bank Street at McLevy Green, opens July 5
Park City Harvest is a project of Wholesome Wave and the Healthy Bridgeport Alliance. There is free parking in both locations, and the farm stands will be open rain or shine. The 2011 farm stand season marks the third year that Wholesome Wave’s Double Value Coupon Program will be available at Bridgeport markets.
For more information call (203)576-8046 or visit parkcityharvest.org.
Michel Nischan, a James Beard awarding-winning chef, cookbook author, and restaurateur is founder and CEO of Wholesome Wave. Last year Michel Nischan, Bridgeport’s Mayor Bill Finch and Bill Quinn, Acting Director of the Department of Health and Social Services celebrated the return of the Park City Harvest farm stand at the Bridgeport Health Department with guests and the supplier of the produce, farmer Nelson Cecarelli of Cecarelli Farm in Northford, CT. Watch the video: