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JULY 2014

JULY 2014
Check here for GrowNY's Greenmarket Maps for Union Square: http://www.grownyc.org/unionsquaregreenmarket

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Lycianthus at Durr! Eggplants at Norwich and Lani! Sweet carrots at D'Attolico and Eckerton! Hot peppers at Oak Grove! Red and white currants at Locust Grove!

Melons at Norwich Meadows. Corn at Sycamore and others. Sour cherries at Locust Grove. White and yellow peaches at Oak Grove.  Sweet cherry tomatoes at Stokes, along with sweet peppers, new onions, big bunches of cut herbs, and lettuces. Heirloom tomatoes at Cherry Lane.

Berries at Gorzynski, Fantasy Fruit, Caradonna, and Locust Grove. Peaches, plums, and other fruit at Locust Grove and Terhune.  I didn't see Silver Heights or Cheerful Cherry today. (I think Cheerful is waiting for their heirloom tomato crop and should be back next week.)

To see these and other stands and what they've brought:Saturday Greenmarket

Friday, July 18, 2014

Peaches! Cavaillon melon! Purple snow peas! Corn! Hot peppers! Sour cherries!

Cavaillon melon
Norwich Meadows has beautiful peppers, squashes, and many kinds of eggplant. They also have watermelons and their first Cavaillon melons of the season.  Samascott has sour cherries, blueberries, and other fruit, and Van Houten has corn, cherry tomatoes, field tomatoes, squashes, and other vegetables. Madura has many kinds of mushroom.

Berried Treasures zucchini blossoms
Bodhitree has shisito peppers, unique greens, squashes, and heirloom tomatoes. Miglorelli has blueberries, corn, greens, and many kinds of beets and radishes.
Red Jacket apricots
Pura Vida is here with tasty seafood and Flying Pig has bacon and various pork cuts.  Roaming Acres has pork cuts as well as ostrich and bison. 
Samascott gooseberries
To see these and other produce: Friday Greenmarket

River Garden bouquets

Dutchmill's Lycianthus

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Peaches, tomatoes, corn, blueberries, gooseberries, currants, squashes, beans! Summer fruit and vegetables are here!

Caradonna, Oak Grove, and Kernan have peaches. Red Jacket and others have apricots.  Locust Grove has red and white currants and cherries and Fantasy Fruit has black currants and strawberries, Phillips has raspberries, blueberries, gooseberries, and currants, and Hodgson is here with blueberries.
Eckerton, Cheerful Cherry, Bodhitree, and others have early heirloom tomatoes, and Stokes has sweet cherry tomatoes.  Stokes also has generous bunches of several kinds of basil (lemon, purple, bush, etc.), and many other cut herbs, while Oak Grove has lush herb plants, pepper plants, and other potted options.
Cherry Lane
Silver Heights is here with all sorts of potted plants, including many kinds of lavender, basil, vegetables, and unusual herbs. Many stands have several kinds of squash and beans, and Berried Treasures has black raspberries and rhubarb! Mountain Sweet Berry has Tri-Star strawberries, green and purple sucrine, and various unique greens and small potatoes.
Locust Grove
To see these and other stands and produce: http://tinyurl.com/jwz89wk

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Locust Grove, Caradonna, Terhune -- peaches, plums, apricots!! Phillips, Fantasy Fruit, Locust Grove -- currants, strawberries, rasperries, blueberries!!! Hodgson's spray free blueberries. Mountain Sweet Berry's Tri-Stars.

Stokes sweet cherry tomatoes
Norwich Meadows has black raspberries (high in anti-oxidents, they say), all kinds of squashes, beans, purple and green snow peas, fennel, and other interesting produce.  Paffenroth has stinging nettles, purslane, mizuna, purple and orange carrots, many kinds of radish, onion family, and other delicious produce. Gorzynsky has beautiful organic lettuces, herbs, root vegetables, and other greens.
Keith's garlic flowers
Quattro's has chicken, pheasant, and turkey eggs, along with ducks, chickens, and smoked poultry and sausages.  Violet Hill has pork cuts, rabbits, chickens, eggs, and honey.  Northshire has greens, chanterelles, and eggs.
Norwich Farms snow peas
 To see these and other stands and produce:  http://tinyurl.com/lr6z7rw

Caradonna peaches

Friday, July 11, 2014

Consider Bardwell's new season Manchester goat cheese! Toigo's peaches and apricots! Red Apple's apricots and plums! Bodhitree and Norwich have heirloom tomatoes! Sycamore's corn! Samascott's and Phillips gooseberries, blueberries, and raspberries!

Dutchmill's gladiolas! Bodhitree's eggplants!

Last of Cheerful Cherry's sweet cherries today!

Toigo and Samascott also have sweet cherries and Phillips has raspberries, blueberries, and black raspberries. Norwich also has berries as well as many kinds of squashes, flat beans, string beans, and baby okra.

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

Friday, July 4, 2014

Plenty of good stuff in the Greenmarket today!

Flat beans, squashes and squash blossoms, greens. fresh eggs, and berries at Norwich Meadows Farm. Miglorelli has all kinds of beets and radishes as well as berries, sugar snaps, and greens.  Lucky Dog and Queens County Farm have unique produce and Sycamore has big bunches of basil, cucumbers, tomatoes, and other produce
 Samascott has beautiful cherries, berries, and vegetables and Phillips is here with black raspberries, red raspberries, and gooseberries!

To see these and other stands and produce: http://tinyurl.com/q7tn48h

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Cheerful Cherry is back with a wide variety of plants! Fresh chickpeas at Lani's! Beautiful beans at Norwich Meadows! Sweet cherry tomatoes at Stokes!

Last day for Hodgson's peonies until next year!  James Durr has lovely bunches of cultivated wildflowers and Rose Meadow has beautiful baby's breath and other flowers. River Garden also has unique and pretty flowers.  Lavender By the Bay is also here with various lavender items.

Quattro's still has a variety of poultry eggs, including pheasant, duck, and turkey, along with chicken eggs and many kinds of poultry, including pheasant, chicken, duck, and others.  Violet Hill has lamb today along with chicken, pork, and eggs.
Norwich beans
Mountain Sweet Berry has purple snow peas and sweet sugar snaps, along with sucrine (red and green), chervil, baby arugula, other greens, and Tri-Star strawberries.
Lani's chickpeas
To see these and other stands and produce: Saturday Greenmarket