Even the Largest Farm Stands Are Small Businesses . Let's Support Our Local Farmers !

Even the Largest Farm Stands Are Small Businesses . Let's Support Our Local Farmers  !

December 2016

December 2016
Check here for GrowNY's Greenmarket Maps for Union Square: http://www.grownyc.org/unionsquaregreenmarket

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Peaches!! Corn!! The First Field Tomatoes!!

Keith has the first of his great tomatoes -- but not many! Locust Grove, Oak Grove, Terhune, and others have excellent peaches. Red Jacket has peak apricots. Locust Grove, Fantasy Fruit, and Gorzynsky have black currants and Locust, Breezy Hill, and others have red currants. Breezy Hill and Nemeth have golden raspberries and many stands have red raspberries and blueberries. Caradonna has peaches, plums, sweet and sour cherries, gooseberries, and blackberries. Locust has raspberries, plums, peaches, and cherries.

Norwich Meadows has squashes, many kinds of beet and radish, greens, salad greens, beans, favas, and eggplants. Oak Grove has squashes, field cherry tomatoes, herbs, pepper plants, and sweet corn. Sycamore has corn, hothouse tomatoes, cucumbers, beautiful broccoli, and squashes. Stokes, has beautiful salad greens, hothouse tomatoes, big bunches of cut herbs, cucumbers, squashes, eggplants, beans, chard, beets, radishes, and other produce. Keith has beautiful rocambole garlic, salad greens, potatoes, herbs, garlic blossoms, and a new revised edition of his book, IT'S A LONG ROAD TO A TOMATO. D'Attolico has their carrots, salad greens, sprouts, and beautiful baby beets. Mountain Sweet Berry has yellow sugar snaps, purple snow peas , maroon sugar snaps, strawberries, sucrine lettuce, and wild Italian arugula.

Binder has great potted flowering plants and herbs as well as cut flowers. River Garden has excellent bouquets of cultivated wildflowers. Dutch Mill (Newfield Farm) has lovely gladiolas, sunflowers, and lilies. Cato is here with luscious cheeses and Three Corner Field Farm has lamb cuts, cheeses, and thick tasty sheep's milk yogurt. Tonjes is here with buttermilk, yogurt, and cheeses. Ronnybrook has greek style yogurt in addition to their other flavored and plain yogurts and drinkable yogurts, butters, milk, and ice cream. PE&DD is here with cooked lobsters and seafood. Seatuck is here with clams, other shellfish, and fish.

Northshire Farm has callalloo, Italian lettuce, wild watercress, and eggs. Violet Hill has chickens, mushrooms, and various eggs. Paffenroth has collards, purslane, a little baby fennel, epazote, cut herbs, many kinds of beets, radishes, and greens, as well as corn. Cheerful Cherry has sour cherries for pies. Cherry Lane has a new yellow variety of cherry tomato as well as other cherry and regular tomatoes, raspberries, blackberries, okra, squashes, and kirbys. Eckerton has heirloom beets and tomatoes as well as greens.

No comments: