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Here’s Your Complete Guide to DeKalb Market

Could shipping containers be the next food trucks?
Could shipping containers be the next food trucks? Photo: Courtesy DeKalb Market

We’ve already told you the highlights, but DeKalb Market has released its full list of who’ll be hawking what out of repurposed shipping containers come July 23. In addition to previously announced tenants like Maharlika, Robicelli’s, and Cheeky Sandwiches, you’ll also be able buy mini-doughnuts from Cuzin’s Duzin and fare from Trattoria Pasticcio, plus a full list you can see below. It wouldn’t be much of a market without shopping, so there’s plenty to ogle whilst noshing, and there’s also that urban farm with plots kept up by community organizations like 3rd Ward and the Brooklyn Grange, which will host a bunch of workshops and events. And since pretty much nothing is complete without a beer garden these days, one of those is in the works, too. Assuming the spot secures its booze license, Brooklyn Brewery and Brooklyn Bodega plan to head that up.

DeKalb Market, Flatbush Ave. nr Willoughby St., Fort Greene

Dekalb Market Vendors & Partners (partial list)

Food Vendors
• Cheeky Sandwiches ( - New Orleans-style sandwiches and treats.
• Cuzin’s Duzin ( - Hot and fresh mini doughnuts.
• Joe ( - Renowned coffee with six shops in New York City.
• Maharlika ( Freshly and lovingly prepared Filipino food, as well as fresh produce and dry goods.
• Mazie’s Bites ( - Healthy international soul food.
• Nile Valley Juice & Salads ( - Fresh blended juices, wheatgrass, smoothies, salads, wraps, and other light vegan snacks prepared with a hint of island flavor.
• Pasticcio ( - Italian trattoria.
• Robicelli’s ( - Cupcakes with creative flavors that rotate daily.
• Sour Puss Pickles ( - A small-batch pickling company based in Brooklyn.
• The Tea Box ( - An artisan tea merchant, selling loose, blended and herbal teas by the cup, as well as tea wares and accessories.

Retail Stores
• 3rd Ward ( - A renowned artist collective based in Bushwick, 3rd Ward is an incubator for innovation and possibility.
• B66 ( - Custom apparel and accessories.
• Brooklyn Bodega ( - A classic record store selling Hip-Hop, Funk and Soul, as well as a meeting place for in-store performances, book signings and more.
• Daga Antiques - Antique and custom furniture, artwork and accessories.
• Hank & JoJo ( - An eco-chic children’s accessories company based in Brooklyn.
• Harriet’s by Hekima ( - Moderately priced ready-to-wear clothing from Harriet’s Alter Ego designer Hekima Hapa.
• Honeysuckle & Hearts ( - Vintage fashions & accessories.
• Kudu-lah ( - Digital prints handmade by the artist and featuring kudu-lah Critters.
• Little Poco ( - Children’s accessories, apparel, toys and home décor with a “global modern” design theme.
• Pratt Design Incubator ( - Local artistic entrepreneurs.
• Yak Blak Sunnies & Specs ( - Vintage eyewear.

• BBox ( - Brooklyn’s newest community Internet radio station, BBox will broadcast live, online and on-site from Dekalb Market.

Dekalb Farm
• 3rd Ward ( - A renowned artist collective based in Bushwick, 3rd Ward will create a plot for research, learning and experimentation.
• Atom’s Eco ( - A green roof architect who will provide classes to adults on the DIY design and construction of green roofs.
• Malcolm X Grassroots Movement ( - A community garden based in Bed-Stuy, the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement promotes community empowerment among African Americans. They will distribute their crops throughout Brooklyn, the South Bronx and Harlem.
• Family Cook ( - A nationally recognized not-for-profit educational program providing job training for high school and post high school students in their Teen Battle Chefs program.
• New York City College of Technology ( - A CUNY school that will run a culinary arts program. The “Hospitality Garden” will feed the student-run dining room located right around the corner at the school.
• Newton Farm Cooperative ( - A group of Brooklyn-based farmers who also operate an organic farm in the Catskills.
• The Brooklyn Grange ( - Brooklyn Grange operates the largest rooftop farm in the United States in Long Island City and will be managing a garden at the Dekalb Farm.

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Here’s Your Complete Guide to DeKalb Market