Massive Produce Market Opened by Williamsburg JCC in Advance of Pesach, in Addition to Amazing Services
by YS Gold
The Williamsburg community is excited by the news that a massive market will be opened just in time for Pesach. It will bring together dozens of farmers who will offer a tremendous variety of fresh-from-the-farm fruits and vegetables at affordable prices.
The produce will be unwashed—in keeping with the tradition of many who insist on unwashed produce for Pesach. There will also be a large variety of grapes on sale, for those who make their own must for Pesach.
The Williamsburg JCC, which is coordinating this sale in addition to the giveaway of thousands of pounds of produce to families, has rented the enormous warehouse at 157 Harrison Street for this sale, The market will last for two weeks, until erev Yom Tov.
This is just the latest service to be provided by the WJCC for the betterment of the Williamsburg community. For this organization, it is a year-round endeavor. Among the programs being offered on a steady basis is the computer skills courses—in conjunction with the Met Council— in which men and women are taught the basics of email, and other computer skills used in the workforce, under the tutelage of highly trained instructors, all at no cost.
The WJCC also now offers a complete special education referral service, in which parents are guided every step of the way in obtaining all kinds of special ed services for their children. All of these services are one phone call away, at 718-522-9455, and a helpful WJCC representative will connect community residents with vital services.