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June 2015

June 2015
Check here for GrowNY's Greenmarket Maps for Union Square: http://www.grownyc.org/unionsquaregreenmarket

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Happy Fourth! Several farmers have taken the day off, but many more are here.

To see who's here today:  http://tinyurl.com/ovnd9k9

To see Greenmarket's in and out lists: http://unsqgreenmarket.grownyc.org/overview

Last chance to get Sycamore's delicious strawberries!!! Ask at their stand about the special dinner on the farm on July 13 prepared by Chef Luigi of Hearth at
1887 Rt. 211 East Middletown, NY 10941          845-341-1224
Fantasy Fruit gooseberries
Check out the strawberry jam demo by Beth of Beth's Farm Kitchen at 1PM  near the Gandhi statue on the Southwest corner of the market.
Violet Hill
Chanterelles and trompettes de morte at Violet Hill, along with rabbits, chickens, pork, eggs,  and many interesting foraged greens.

Cooked lobsters, fish salads, conch and other shellfish at PE&DD.
Cherry Lane beefsteak tomatoes
Organic vegetables at Norwich Meadows, Gorzynski , Lani, and others and many beautiful offerings (lettuces, beans, all kinds of squashes, snow peas, etc.)  at Stokes, Paffenroth, Miglorelli, S&SO.

Cherry Lane and Eckerton have heirloom tomatoes and Stokes and Eckerton have delicious cherry tomatoes.

Friday, July 3, 2015

Phillips, Samascott, Toigo, Norwich, Treelicious, all have berries. Toigo also has peaches, cherries, and tomatoes.

Toigo peaches
Bodhitree has heirloom tomatoes, beautiful squashes, and other great greens and cut herbs.  Norwich has many kinds of bean and types of peas(sugar snaps, shelling peas, purple and yellow peas) along with a huge selection of unique produce.

Norwich Meadows
 Campo Rosso has various types of basil, fresh young garlic, and lemon verbena, along with other greens. Berried Treasures has many varieties of tiny potato, along with shelling peas, sugar snaps, watercress, and other greens.
Dutchmill lycianthus!
To see these and other stands and produce:  http://tinyurl.com/oplds4e

Check out the strawberry shortcake contest and Beth's strawberry jam demo tomorrow at the 14th Street West part of the Greenmarket tomorrow!

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Bodhitree has the first of their field heirloom tomatoes! Caradonna, Terhune, Breezy Hill and others have black and yellow cherries. Locust Grove and Phillips have GOOSEBERRIES!

Black and red raspberries, blueberries, strawberries at Caradonna and Phillips. Beautiful lettuces at Paffenroth, Eckerton, S&SO, and others.  Summer squashes and others at Bodhitree, Oak Grove, Paffenroth and others.

 Paffenroth has some unusual greens, including mizuna and purslane. They also have beautiful multi-colored carrots and several kinds of beet. Several stands including Berried Treasures, Mountain Sweet Berry, and Miglorelli have shelling peas and sugar snaps. Berried Treasures and Mountain Sweet Berry have Tri-Star strawberries.
Bodhitree's field heirloom tomatoes
To see these and other stands and produce:  http://tinyurl.com/oxcuaf6

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Sweet Sungold cherry tomatoes at Eckerton, along with a few of their first heirloom tomatoes.

James Durr
Good looking favas at many stands, including Norwich Meadows.  Beautiful squashes there also. Delicious lettuces at Gorzynski, Eckerton, Lani, Stokes,Keith, and others.  Several kinds of cucumber at Cherry Lane, Norwich, and others. Check out D'Attilico for greens, sprouts, and other produce.
Pheasant eggs at Quattro's
Blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, and red currants at Phillips. Eckerton has black raspberries and Locust Grove has raspberries, black cherries, and other berries.  Mountain Sweet Berry has lovely Tri-Star strawberries and Sycamore has their excellent larger variety. Caradonna has many kinds of berries and cherries.
Favas at Norwich Meadows
PE&DD had many cooked lobsters along with their wide range of fish, seafood, and salads, and Seatuck has beautiful fresh fish, razor clams, and other seafood.
Violet Hill foraged greens
Violet Hill has many kinds of foraged greens along with their Belle Rouge chickens. They also have pork cuts, chicken parts, honeys and other goodies. Northshire has eggs and greens.
Last week for Oak Grove heirloom tomato plants
To see these and other stands and produce: http://tinyurl.com/nc9htdn

Friday, June 26, 2015

PEACHES and APRICOTS at Toigo! Cherries at Toigo, Samascott, and others.

Sweet cherry tomatoes at Stokes, along with generous bunches of cut herbs, garlic scapes, and other beautiful greens. Norwich has beans, greens, favas, and more. Samascott has weet and sour cherries as well as yellow cherries.

Pura Vida has several kinds of very fresh fish and Flying Pig has all sorts of pork products including roasting cuts, bacon, and sausages. Lucky Dog has goat milk and chevre in addtion to vegetables.

To see these and other stands and produce:  http://tinyurl.com/oww4xs6

BULLETIN -- Union Square Seafood Fest Today:


Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Delicious asparagus at Hoeffner is going fast. Several stands have rhubarb and strawberries. Phillips has plump, sweet blueberries.

Locust Grove, Terhune, and others have sweet cherries.  Bodhitree has many kinds of bean and Eckerton, Bodhitree, and Sycamore have good-looking fava beans.  Several stands including Paffenroth, Cherry Lane, and Miglorelli have sugar snaps and English shelling peas.  Caradonna has red and yellow cherries, several kinds of berry.
Eckerton's basil
Mountain Sweet Berry, Terhune, and Berried Treasures have Tri-Star and other strawberries.  Berried Treasures also has herbs, small potatoes, and peonies (Friday will be the last day for peonies from BT.). Bulich has several varieties of mushroom and offers $5 grab and grow bags to make life easier.
Oak Grove sunflowers and baked goods
To see these and other stands and produce: http://tinyurl.com/ou5nat5
Saturday will be last Saturday for Silver Heights this season. They will be here on Wednesdays until September.

To see information about Friday, June 26: Seafood Fest in Union Square:http://tinyurl.com/q3tdawd

Monday, June 22, 2015

Blueberries, raspberries, strawberries at Phillips, Race, Red Jacket, and cherries at Truncillo, Race, and others.

Lani's zucchini blossoms
Fava beans at Norwich Meadows, Phillips, and Lani.  Fresh and lush lettuces at Norwich, Phillips, Lani, and others.  Many kinds of mushroom at Madura.  Sugar snaps at Norwich and Lani.
Blue Oyster mushrooms
Beautiful fresh fish at PE&DD. Bison, pork, and ostrich at Roaming Acres and Beef at Sunraised Beef. Duck and duck products at Hudson Valley Duck.
Just Raw honeys

Red currants at Phillips
To see these and other stands and produce: http://tinyurl.com/nu6rfj6