Jamaica’s annual Corn Roast, an annual rite of summer in Southeast Queens, drew the crowds to Jamaica Market on 160th Street on Saturday.
The yearly celebration of food, families, fun — and free lemonade — was sponsored by the Greater Jamaica Development Corp.
— Michael Gannon
GJDC serves up food and fun
Eduardo Gutierrez and Laura Marin share a tasty treat.
Marsha and Mary Guerra sample some of the day’s cuisine.
Chris and Flophina Modeste, left, sample part of Saturday’s healthy harvest, while Martin Kragbe, right, adds some seasoning.
Mekaya McKenzie, 9, and her brother Elijah, 8, are all smiles with their roasted repast during Saturday’s festivities.
The staff at the GJDC takes a well-deserved bow.
Roastmaster Pono Wong of the Greater Jamaica Development Corp.
Arianna Cortez, 2, kicks back and enjoys a summertime snack.