Bedstuy Food Share

Part of Long Island Food Not Bombs, a Community Solidarity project.

The Community Solidarity Bedford-Stuyvesant Food Share distributes outside of Von King/Tompkins Park (on the northwest corner, at Lafayette and Marcy) every Saturday afternoon at 3pm. Along with free groceries and clothing you can come grab a bowl of Gordon's beloved black eyed peas and lentil soup. In the summer the Bedford-Stuyvesant Food Share almost exclusively distributes farm fresh produce grown locally and donated by CSA's across Brooklyn.

Our Bedford-Stuyvesant Food Share started in 2008 as part of Brooklyn Food Not Bombs and the 123 Community Space. Over time these organizations faded away and Long Island Food Not Bombs, along with Community Solidarity, took over day to day operations.

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By Train:

Take the NYC Subway, G train, to the Myrtle-Willoughby stop. Then walk South on Marcy Ave. for 6 blocks until you reach Lafayette. Or Take the NYC Subway, G train, to the Bedford-Nostrand Ave. stop. Then walk East 1 block on Lafayette until you reach Marcy Ave. For more information about traveling via the subway we recommend using

By Bus:

Take the B38 to Lafayette Ave. & Marcy Ave. - it's that simple! For more information about traveling by bus we recommend using the MTA website.

By Car:

From the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway take exit 31 to Wythe Ave. Go South on Wythe Ave. for a quarter of a mile then turn left on Wallabout St. Then in a 3rd of a mile turn right onto Lee St. which will become Nostrand Ave. Proceed on Nostrand Ave. for 3 quarters of a mile, then turn left onto Lafayette. In one block you'll hit Marcy Ave. and our Food Share.

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