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July 2015

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

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The cast of stands here today is pretty much the same as last Wednesday. The heat has gotten me, so I breezed through and didn't take pictures.

New in the market -- Eckerton and Stokes have heirloom cherry tomatoes. Everything else is a replay of last week, but with more of all produce.

To see who's here today:  http://unsqgreenmarket.grownyc.org/overview

It was already 80 degrees around 9AM, so stay cool, but do check out the gorgeous produce now if you can!

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Plums, peaches, nectarines, berries, watermelons and other melons, and apricots at many stands. Heirloom tomatoes at Stokes, Eckerton, Cherry Lane, and others.

James Durr's lycianthus
Gorgeous lettuces at Gorzynsky, S&SO, and many other stands.  Beautiful squashes of all kinds at S&SO, Norwich Meadows, Lani, and other stands.
Quattro's Cornish game hens

James Durr has lovely lycianthus, and many other flowers and Rose Meadow has snapdragons and other flowers.
Stokes heirlooms
Violet  Hill has foraged wild vegetables, two kinds of chantarelle, rabbits, Belle Rouge chickens, and eggs.  Quattro's has terrific looking Cornish game hens. smoked poultry, sausages, and pheasants.
Violet Hill mushrooms
Hoeffner's corn
Hoeffner has tasty yellow corn, rhubarb, peppers and other vegetables and plants. Sycamore has peaches, heirloom tomatoes, sweet corn, basil, field tomatoes, cucumbers, and other produce.
Seatuck's crabs.

Seatuck has many kinds of fresh fish and shellfish and PE&DD has fresh fish, cooked lobsters, and shellfish as well as salads.
Lani's black soybeans

Friday, July 24, 2015

Norwich has golden and black raspberries, Toigo has yellow peaches, donut peaches, white and yellow nectarines, apricots, and many kinds of plum.

Van Houten
Toigo nectarines
Samascott has blueberries and sour cherries. Berried Treasures has red raspberries, wild blueberries, and Tri-Star strawberries.  Norwich has various melons.  Red Jacket has apricots and many kinds of fruit flavored apple juice.
Norwich squashes
Dutchmill has beautiful gladiolas, lycianthus, sunflowers, and other flowers. Consider Bardwell is here with delicious cheeses.
Norwich melons

Samascott blueberries and sour cherries
To see a list of who's here and who's not:


Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Peaches, nectarines, watermelon at Kernan. Stokes, Cherry Lane, Eckerton, Sycamore, and others have heirloom tomatoes. Many stands have corn, including Sycamore, Van Houton, and Miglorelli.

Keith has organic peaches and Eckerton has  heirlooms, greens, gherkins, and herbs.  Two Guys has chanterelles. Mountain Sweet Berry has wild blueberries and Tri-Star strawberries as well as baby French leeks, baby arugula, sucrine lettuce, and herbs.  Berried Treasures has raspberries, strawberries, wild blueberries, shelling peas, and herbs.  Oak Grove has white and yellow peaches and heirloom tomatoes along with a wide variety of hot and sweet peppers.

To see these and other stands and produce:  http://tinyurl.com/pazu5ho

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Heirloom tomatoes at Stokes, Eckerton, Cherry Lane, and others. White, red, and black currants at Locust Grove, Phillips, and Fantasy Fruit.

James Durr's blackberries
Phillips and others have gooseberries and Mountain Sweet Berry has Tri-Star strawberries.  Caradonna has berries, peaches, and plums, and Sycamore, Oak Grove, Locust Grove, and others have peaches.
Stokes heirloom tomatoes
Paffenroth, S&SO, and Miglorelli have wide varieties of produce. Check out S&SO's great boxes of peppers and eggplants.
Violet Hill chanterelles
 Norwich Meadow has tasty unique greens, squashes, and melons. Lani has bok choi, black beans, szechuan peppers, many kinds of beans, and other interesting vegetables.
Cherry Lane has beautiful fairytale eggplants, okra, beans and corn. Sycamore has corn, cucumbers,basil, and beans.
Lani's chickpeas, squash blossoms, szechuan peppers
Seatuck has steamers, other clams, squid, tuna, shark, and other fresh fish.  PE&DD has cooked lobsters, conque, clams, and fresh fish and fish salads.
Oak Grove white peaches and cucumbers
To see these and other stands and produce:  http://tinyurl.com/nd6lyna

Friday, July 17, 2015

White and yellow peaches at Toigo and Oak Grove, yellow peaches at Samascott and Sycamore, heirloom tomatoes at Norwich, Sycamore, Bodhitree, and others.

Black, golden, and red raspberries at Norwich, blueberries at Samascott, Phillips, and others. Wild blueberries, Tri-stars, and blackberries at Berried Treasures, red and white currants at Phillips.

Fava beans at Sycamore, Bodhitree, and Norwich.  Mini squashes at Norwich. MELONS at Norwich and Bodhitree!!!! 

To see these and other stands and produce:  http://tinyurl.com/ox7ueh5

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Stone fruit is here, with peaches, plums, apricots, and nectarines appearing at many stands. Oak Grove has white and yellow peaches, Sycamore has their first peaches, Caradonna has peaches, apricots, cherries,plums, and many kinds of berry and cherry.

Phillips has gooseberries, currants, blueberries, strawberries, blackberries,
and raspberries, and Locust grove has those as well as  peaches and plums.Mountain Sweet Berry and Berried Treasures have sweet Tri-star strawberries.
S&SO Peppers
Field grown heirloom tomatoes have appeared at Eckerton, Bodhitree, Oak Grove, Stokes, and Cherry Lane.  Stokes and Oak Grove  have delicious cherry tomatoes as well. Eckerton and S&SO have beautiful lettuces and other greens and Paffenroth has several unusual greens including puntarelle and garlic tops.
Bodhitree heirloom tomatoes
 Mountain Sweet Berry has ramp flowers -- tiny, hot, and tasty!
Eckerton fresh chickpeas

Mountain Sweet Berry's ramp flowers
To see these and other stands and produce:  http://tinyurl.com/qx84d2c