This Week in Chelsea: Nov. 30-Dec.6, 2020



Wednesday, December 2, 6:30pm via Zoom: Manhattan Community Board 4 (CB4) Full Board Meeting | On the first Wed. of the month, Manhattan Community Board 4 (CB4) convenes its full board (these days, via Zoom), to vote on agenda items culled from the work of its committees. To attend the meeting via zoom, click here.

Those in the Zoom “Attendee” section can obtain a 2-minute slot to speak before the Board, as part of the upfront Public Hearing Session. To do so, deploy the”Virtual Hand Raise” button before 6:45pm. (apart from this form of participation, attendees are not shown on screen, and cannot be heard). To reserve a slot in advance of your Zoom participation, click here.

Can’t make it in real time? CB4 has all of their recent board meetings, and many committee meetings, archived on their YouTube channel, which can be accessed by clicking here. You can also attend via conference call, the number is 646-518-9805. To visit the home page of CB4’s website (recently upgraded design makes it easier to find what you want, click here). The next full board meeting is Wed., Jan. 6, 2021, at 6:30pm. For registration, click here.




Down to Earth Farmers Market: Saturdays in Chelsea | Down to Earth Farmers Market has a presence in Chelsea, Saturdays, 9am-3pm, through December 19, along the sidewalk on the North side of W. 23rd St., east of Ninth Ave. The Market has altered its shopping guidelines, in accordance with COVID-19 precautions.

Click here to read the guidelines, and arrive prepared to browse while maintaining social distance. To visit the website page specific to their Chelsea Market, click here. Go to the Manager’s Tent to use your SNAP EBT card and get tokens to spend with our vendors. Health Bucks available. FMNP WIC/Seniors checks can be used at the farm stands through November. Note: Food scrap recycling collection is on pause. Please do not bring items for composting to the farmers market.


–Compiled by Scott Stiffler


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