This Week in Chelsea: September 26-October 2, 2022


10th Precinct Build the Block Sector C Meeting / Down to Earth Farmers Market Chelsea / The West 400 Block Association Celebrates 70 Years / Events from Earlier in the Week: NYPL Story Time at Chelsea Green Park / Participatory Budgeting Kickoff / 10th Precinct Community Council

RESCHEDULED for 6pm, Thursday, September 29: The 10th Precinct Build the Block Sector C Meeting |NYPD precincts are divided into Sectors–and in the case of Chelsea’s 10th Precinct, that means Sector A (W. 14th St. to W. 21st St., 7th Ave. to the Hudson), Sector B (North side of W. 21st St. to south side of W. 29th St., from 7th Ave. to the Hudson), and Sector C (W. 29th St. to W. 43rd St., 9th Ave. to the Hudson). This September 29 meeting is devoted to addressing the current state of criminal affairs in Sector C, whether it be measuring crime stats against those of the previous 28 days and year-to-date, fielding quality of life concerns, giving public safety tips or addressing ongoing criminal activity. Leading the meeting will be Police Offices Sandrowski and Bencea, who serve as Sector C’s NCOs (Neighborhood Coordination Offices, assigned in pairs to build and maintain strong relationships with area residents, business owners, and stakeholders See the above flyer for details, including the meeting’s ID and Passcode, to be used when logging on to the home page of venue provider Zoom.

The PS 11 Farm Market: Thursdays, 8am-9am on W. 21st Street (btw. 8th/9th Aves.) | Chelsea’s outdoor, kid-powered pop-up shop with essential ingredients for a great meal has returned, via organic produce and much more, provided by Stoneledge Farm.  One Wed., Sept. 28, Farm Market rep Debbie wrote, “The PS 11 Farm Market will run for the next 2 weeks on Thursdays at PS 11, 320 West 21st Street (between 8th & 9th Avenues) from 8:00-9:00am. Please join Ms. Lampf & Ms. Murdock’s 3rd graders as they manage the farm market table for the first time tomorrow [Sept. 29]. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN REUSABLE BAGS.  We will have bags for sale, just in case! Look forward to seeing you at the market.

Image via Down to Earth Farmers Market Chelsea.

The Down to Earth Farmers Market Chelsea: Every Saturday, 9am-2pm on the North side of West 23rd St., off Ninth Ave. | New York area growers and artisan food makers make the trip to Chelsea every Saturday through Dec. 17. This Market was created with the support of nearby Church of the Holy Apostles, with the mission of bringing wholesome and delicious foods to the neighborhood’s shoppers and supporting local small farms and food businesses. “The Chelsea Farmers Market is a grower-producer market,” its founders note, “meaning that vendors must be farmers or make food with ingredients purchased from local farms. The few exceptions to this rule are olive oil, chocolate and coffee vendors who can document their sourcing.  The Market’s ninth season offers fruits, vegetables, and meats from area farms. Market favorites Pickle Licious and Orwashers Bakery are back and going strong, along with fresh faces including Ideal Fish from Waterbury, CT. SNAP EBT is welcome (visit the manager’s tent to get tokens; matching Health Bucks are available). Farmers Market Nutrition Program checks, issued by WIC offices and Seniors’ centers, can be used from June through November. Get the latest Market news by signing up for their email newsletter via the Down to Earth Markets website (click here to access it) or via

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