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Saturday, July 31, 2010

Hot Peppers! Heirloom Tomatoes!! Fairytale Eggplants!! Agretti!!

Sycamore, Eckerton, Cherry Lane, Norwich Meadows,Stokes, and Oak Grove have delicious heirloom tomatoes and a wide variety of eggplants. Oak Grove, Locust Grove, Terhune, Caradonna, Breezy Hill, and others have peaches and plums. Sycamore, Oak Grove, Cherry Lane, Paffenroth, Miglorelli, and others have corn. Norwich, Mountain Sweet Berry, and others have beans, including Mountain Sweet Berry's haricots verts and jaunes and Norwich's purple string beans. Durr has many colors of gladiola and Dutch Mill has beautiful lycianthus and lilies. River Garden has beautiful wildflower bouquets. Oak Grove finally has their excellent hot and sweet pepper varieties, although there will be even more as the season progresses. Eckerton is starting to have their great peppers as well. S&SO has a wide variety of produce including beautiful baby eggplants and squashes. Norwich and Oak Grove have tomatillos and melons and Cherry Lane has brought in some interesting melons as well.

Stokes has squashes, peppers, herbs, okra, and shallots in addition to their heirloom and cherry tomatoes. Keith has lovely lettuces, lemon cucumbers, herbs, heirloom tomatoes, and other organic greens. Quattro's has smoked poultry, hot and sweet sausages, wild turkey and chicken eggs, and poultry. Cato Corner is here with several cheeses and Ronnybrook has various milks, butters, yogurts, and ice creams. Three Corner Field Farm is here with sheeps milk yogurt , ricotta, and other cheeses as well as various lamb cuts. Violet Hill is here with eggs, guinea hens, and Belle Rouge chickens. Mountain Sweet Berry's first golden nugget potatoes (chef's favorite!) are here. Northshire has agretti and wild watercress.

Friday, July 30, 2010

New Melons!! Hot Peppers!! Baby Zucchini!!

Red Jacket has peak season apricots. Bodhitree has some unusual melons, peppers, and heirloom tomatoes, as well as squashes, fairytale and other eggplants, greens, and zucchini blossoms. Berried Treasures has beautiful baby squashes, excellent green beans, tasty wild blueberries, Tri-Star strawberries, lemon verbena and other herbs, and European style tiny potatoes. Norwich Meadows has gorgeous eggplants, peppers, melons, heirloom tomatoes, greens, onions, beans, favas, and other produce. Amantai Farm has lima beans, tomatoes, eggplants, and eggs.

Dancing Ewe is here with ricottas, pecorino, and other artisanal Italian cheeses. Cayuga is here with grains and flours. John Fazio is here with ducks, rabbits, prepared "Hawaiian" smoked rabbit, and other treats. Queens County Museum has beautiful lettuces, peppers, tomatoes, husk tomatoes, and other vegetables. Two Guys has lovely lettuces and herbs and Lavender By The Bay has delicious subtle lavender honey and other lavender products. Beth's Jam is here with jams, jellies, chutneys, and pickled vegetables. Sycamore has corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, broccoli, and beautiful basil. Cheerful Cherry has small sweet/tart plums, peaches, heirloom tomatoes, and plants. Muddy River has three kinds of fragrant mint, Delfino arugula, cilantro, onions, beets, and other produce.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Fairytale Eggplants! Wild Blueberries! San Marzano Sauce Tomatoes! Bush Basil! Artichokes!

Madura has some mushrooms, but not their usual wide selection. Honey Hollow Farm has chanterelles and other mushrooms, as well as watercress. Eckerton has a huge selection of heirloom tomatoes in various sizes as well as bush basils and other vegetables. Berried Treasures has great looking Tri-Star strawberries, wild blueberries, green and yellow French style beans, baby squashes, blackberries, and other produce. Stokes Farm has heirloom tomatoes, big generous bunches of fresh herbs, lettuces, squashes, eggplants, husk tomatoes, and other produce. Terhune as white and yellow peaches, nectarines, and other fruit.

Paffenroth has Delfino arugula, purslane, beautiful beets, radishes, carrots in many colors, and a wide selection of other produce. Bodhitree has fairytale eggplant, long beans both green and red, delicious flavoring peppers, squashes, and heirloom tomatoes. The Ostrich farm is here with cuts of ostrich meat. Cherry Lane has wonderful San Marzano sauce tomatoes as well as other heirloom tomatoes, corn, lima beans, kirbys, raspberries, blackberries, and okra. Oak Grove has white and yellow peaches, eggplants, heirloom tomatoes, pepper plants, and corn, as well as many kinds of herb plant. Mountain Sweet Berry has yellow and green French beans, sucrine lettuce, wild blueberries, and Tri-Star strawberries.

Breezy Hill has peaches, plums, and other fruit. Sycamore has eggplants, peaches, small and large kirbys, bicolor corn, broccoli, heirloom tomatoes, and squashes. Windfall Farm has squash in various modes -- squash blossom, squash blossom attached to mini-squashes, mini-squashes,
and larger squashes, They also have other edible blossoms, mesclun, and other interesting greens. Andrew's Honey is here. River Garden has beautiful bouquets. Tamarack Hollow Farm has various pork cuts and good-looking produce. Silver Heights has vegetable and herb plants. Keith has rocambole garlic, Sierra Blanca onions, Alisa Craig onions, salad greens, herbs, and heirloom tomatoes.

Hot Bread Kitchen is here with many kinds of breads and crackers and Cayuga has their excellent whole wheat bread and several organic flours and grains. Fantasy Fruit has strawberries, blackberries, red currants, and blueberries. Kernan has melons, peaches, squashes, and tomatoes. Locust Grove has peaches, plums, currants, and blackberries.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Succulent Bluefish at PE&DD!! Eckerton's Heirloom Tomatoes -- First Monday

In addition to beautiful bluefish and other fish and seafood, PE&DD has cooked lobsters at a more reasonable price than you can usually find in the city for such fresh seafood. Eckerton's here at last with all sizes of heirloom tomato, some of their excellent hot peppers, and several kinds of basil. Scarborough has lovely Cuban oregano plants along with many other lush herb and bonsai plants.Norwich Meadows has delicious Cavaillon and other melons, heirloom tomatoes, peppers, husk tomatoes, eggplants, beans, cherry tomatoes, leafy greens, tomatillos, and other produce. Madura has various produce and several types of mushroom. Lavender By The Bay (written up in Sunday's Metro section of the Times) has lovely lavender products and is now bringing in lavender honey!

Lani has edamame, several kinds of peppers, heirloom tomatoes, long beans, lima beans, red and green okra, many kinds of eggplant, fresh chickpeas, squashes, and greens. Race has cranberry beans, plums, corn and pastries. Healthway has potatoes, blueberries, herb plants, and small cabbages. Dutch Mill (Newfield) has beautiful lycianthus, gladiolas, zinnias, and sunflowers. Hudson Valley Duck Farm has their excellent ducks, including delicious prepared ducks, tasty rillettes, sausages, and other duck products. (Small cooked ducks are on sale!) River Garden has beautiful bouquets and Maxwell's Farm has herbs, eggplants, squashes, greens, beans, and other produce. Central Valley Farm has fresh buttermilk and butter.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

S&SO has Artichokes!! Norwich Meadows has Delicious Cavaillon Melons!

The big news is that although it is already unpleasantly hot and sticky out, almost all of our farmers are here!! I'm trying one of S&SO's artichokes today, and enjoying some melon from Norwich Farm, Oak Grove, and others, together with berries from Locust Grove and peaches from Nemith and Oak Grove. Terhune has white and yellow peaches and berries. Locust has white and red currants and berries. Fantasy Fruit was NOT here when I went through. Hoeffner has tomatoes and other produce and Sycamore has bicolor corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, heirloom tomatoes, and basil. Stokes has squashes, peppers, lettuces, field tomatoes, and heirloom tomatoes. Norwich Meadows has luscious watermelons, Cavaillon melons, and other melons in addtion to a wide variety of peppers, eggplants, beans, and leafy greens.

Mountain Sweet Berry has strawberries, haricots verts and jaunes, sucrine lettuce, wild arugula, and other produce. Windfall Farm has mini, micro, and other greens, squashes, and edible flowers. Northshire Farm has calaloo, wild watercress, and Japanese eggplants. Paffenroth is here with fennel, celery, many kinds of beets, radishes, carots, and herbs, as well as potatoes, purslane, and other interesting produce. Violet Hill is here with Belle Rouge chickens and eggs. Quattro's has a wide range of poultry, smoked poultry, sausages, and eggs.

Dutch Mill Garden (Newfield) has beautiful lycianthus, zinnias, gladiolas, and sunflowers. River Garden has lovely wildflower bouquets. Durr has gladiolas and other flowers and Duva has lilies.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Cavaillon Melons!! Heirloom Tomatoes!! Delfino arugula!!

I have to talk about the Cavaillon melons at Norwich Meadow Farm's stand. I first had them in Cavaillon a long time ago -- never forgot them, they were so delicious. The one I got from Norwich was outstanding -- and just as good. Norwich also has a big selection of heirloom tomatoes, squashes, eggplants, peppers, and other tasty produce. Oak Grove, Bodhitree, Sycamore, and others have great heirloom tomatoes as well. Between the melons, the baby squashes at Berried Treasures, the corn at Sycamore, the hot and sweet peppers at Oak Grove, and the peaches all around the market, I'm in summer heaven!! Muddy River is one of the few stands with lettuces today -- probably due to the heat we've been having. Norwich has tomatillos and Oak Grove has beautiful sunflowers -- with lots of bees!!

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Tiny Wild Blueberries!! Heirloom Tomatoes Are Here!!

Berried Treasures has wild blueberries, Tri-Star strawberries, red currants, haricots verts and jaunes, baby squashes, and herbs. Eckerton, Cherry Lane, Stokes, and others have beautiful heirloom tomatoes. Locust Grove has plump blackberries, red currants, peaches, and plums. Fantasy Fruits has black currants (as does Honey Hollow), as well as raspberries, strawberries, and red currants. Oak Grove has hot and sweet peppers, tomatillos, melons, squashes, and ready to eat peaches. Keith has good looking field tomatoes, herbs, rocambole garlic, sorrel, and beautiful lettuces.

Sycamore, Cherry Lane, Paffenroth, Oak Grove, and others have corn. Tamarack has lovely baby beets, other tasty produce, and, of course, their excellent pork and other meats. Honey Hollow has fresh chanterelles and Bulich has several other varieties of mushroom. Terhune and Caradonna have sweet cherries.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Hudson Valley Duck Farm Has A New Delicious Prepared Duck! Norwich has a wide variety of HEIRLOOM TOMATOES!

Well, I'm late today because I stopped to talk to Hudson Valley Duck Farm about their new prepared "roast Lola Duck Sous-Vide", which is absolutely delicious -- I tasted it! I also tasted Norwich's heirloom tomato and checked out their wide varieties of tomatoes, beans, eggplants, peppers (hot and sweet), carrots, beets, and melons. They have watermelons and other tasty varieties. Lani has heirloom tomatoes, too, as well as all kinds of peppers, beans, greens, herbs, red and green okra,and other produce. Madura is here with several kinds of mushroom as well as other garden produce and Troncillito has good looking peaches and other fruit. PE&DD is here with fresh fish and seafood. Lavender By The Bay has intense lavender and River Garden has beautiful bouquets of wildflowers.

Consider Bardwell has a new fresh goat cheese, as promised. Scarborough has many potted herbs, including cilantro and dill. Maxwell's Farm has blueberries, sungold cherry tomatoes, herbs, hot and sweet peppers, greens, fingerling potatoes, fairytale eggplants, and squashes. Fantasy Fruit and Red Jacket have red currants and Fantasy Fruit has raspberries, strawberries, and blueberries as well. Red Jacket has sweet and sour cherries, apricots, plums, and other fruit.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Locust Grove White and Red Currants! Cherry Lane's White Corn!! Eckerton's Heirloom Tomatoes!! Oak Grove's Heirloom Tomatoes!!

It's a peach festival in the market today, with Terhune, Locust Grove Oak Grove, and others bringing in peaches ready to eat! Norwich Farm had what looked like plenty of gorgeous heirloom tomatoes yesterday but they actually sold out!! They'll have more next week, though. Mountain Sweet Berry had a huge line for their Tri-Star strawberries and their HARICOTS VERTS and HARICOTS JAUNES. They also have wild arugula, sucrine lettuce, purple sugar snaps and other unique vegetables. Norwich also has purple sugar snaps in addition to their flat beans, fava beans, string beans, tomatillos, several kinds of beets and eggplants and a wide variety of interesting produce. Paffenroth is here with many kinds of beets, radishes, lettuces, greens, herbs, carrots, daikon, and corn. Terhune has raspberries.

Caradonna and Locust Grove still have sweet cherries and other fruit and Oak Grove has melons. Check Norwich for melons as well. Fantasy Fruit has black currants, blueberries, and strawberries and is selling three boxes for $10. Stokes Farm has good looking shallots, big bunches of cut herbs, cherry and other tomatoes, salad and other greens, great looking beets, eggplants, squashes, cucumbers, and fresh garlic. Keith has Alisa Craig onions, Sierra Blanca onions, rocambole garlic, shallots, and some unique greens. Seatuck is here with several kinds of shellfish and fish. D'Attolico has tasty carrots, sprouts, salad and other greens, beautiful baby beets, beans, purslane, and onions. Sycamore only has one delivery of corn today. Windfall has luscious looking mesclun, edible flowers, microgreens, and other unusual produce. Northshire has wild watercress, calaloo, and chiogga beets.

Violet Hill has Belle Rouge chickens and eggs and dried hen of the woods mushrooms. Quattro's has chickens and other poultry and eggs. Gorzynski has organix raspberries, all kinds of herbs and lettuces and other vegetables.

River Garden has beautiful wildflowers. Dutch Mill (Newfield) has beautiful lycianthus, gladiolas, sunflowers, and lilies

Friday, July 16, 2010

Artichokes Next Week!! Watermelons!! Field Heirloom Tomatoes!!

Bodhitree has moved to the far West end of the Greenmarket today. They have shishito peppers, brown and green okra, cucumbers, squashes, eggplants, piemento de padrone, sweet peppers, and field and greenhouse tomatoes. Red Jacket has apricots. Dancing Ewe has delicious ricottas and other cheeses. Jphn Fazio has rabbits, ducks, and prepared "Hawaiian rabbit" ready to cook. Lavender By The Bay, Two Guys (salad greens), and the Ostrich meat people are here. Madura is here with various mushrooms.

Muddy River will have ARTICHOKES next Friday!! (You need to get there early if you want them -- the restaurant foragers came through today and there were none left!). Oak Grove has the first of their field heirloom tomatoes today and wil have more tomorrow. Norwich Meadows has a wide variety of heirloom tomatoes today. They have all sorts of beans, greens, beets, squashes, raspberries, black and golden raspberries, beautiful eggplants, TOMATILLOS, and other fruit. They had watermelons this morning as well, but, well, those foragers.... Samascott has sweet cherries, sour cherries,gooseberries, and other fruit and Berried Treasures has tasty little wild blueberries, raspberries, and currants, as well as Tri-Stars and the first of their wax beans. Cheerful Cherry's sweet cherries are over for the year, but they have their first peaches, gooseberries, and tasty sour cherries today.

Sycamore has bicolor corn, cucumbers, beautiful broccoli, cucumbers, eggplants, and squashes. Tello's Farm is here with delicious eggs in various sizes and Beth's Jam is having a sale on some preserves. Oak Grove has red and blue popping corn in addition to their usual great yellow variety. They also have peaches, squashes, hot and sweet peppers, TOMATILLOS, and sunflowers.

Monday, July 12, 2010

Golden and Red Raspberries, Red and Black Currants, Peaches, Plums, Apricots!!

Lani has squashes, eggplants (including lovely little fairytale ) , all kinds of beans, sweet peppers, salad greens, red and green okra, and beautiful fresh garlic. Norwich Meadows has gorgeous braising greens, all kinds of beans, peppers, beets, radishes, golden raspberries, garlic, and other produce. Race has plums, blueberries, corn, tomatoes, and many kinds of pastry, including a couple of donut varieties. Buon Pane has delicious Italian breads and tasty vegetable foccacia.
Hudson Valley Duck Farm has their delicious rillettes (love it!), duck sausage, and other great duck products. Dutch Mill (Newfield Farm) has beautiful sunflowers, gladiolas, and other flowers and expects to have lycianthus next Saturday.

Fantasy Fruit has black and red currants, red raspberries, and strawberries. Madura has several kinds of mushrooms, beets, radishes, greens, and lettuce. Consider Bardwell is here with delicious cheeses and will have fresh goat cheese next Monday. Phillips has a wide variety of produce, including shelled peas, blueberries, peaches, plums, raspberries, and sour cherries. Maxwell's Farm has radicchio, raspberries, blueberries, herbs, corn, hot peppers, and other produce. Red Jacket has plums, apricots, sour cherries, sweet cherries, and fruit juices. Lavender by the Bay is here with fragrant lavender products and Central Valley Farm has heirloom pasta sauces.

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.

Friday, July 9, 2010

Wild Blueberries! Golden Raspberries!! Rabbits Ready To Cook!!

Muddy River has beautiful salad greens and other vegetables. Oak Grove has various hot peppers, the first of their delicious field tomatoes, squashes, eggplants, slurpy peaches, and herbs. Samascott has several kinds of cherries, gooseberries, peaches, and other fruit and vegetables. Norwich Meadows has many types of peppers, squashes, salad and other greens, black raspberries, red raspberries, WATERMELONS,and GOLDEN RASPBERRIES. Berried Treasures has their first tiny WILD BLUEBERRIES, squash blossoms, and herbs. Sycamore has CORN, tomatoes, cucumbers, basil, squashes, and tasty peaches. Cheerful Cherry is here with what may be the last of their black cherries and a good supply of sour cherries.

Lavender by the Bay is here as well as Cayuga (great grains, flours, and whole wheat bread). Dancing Ewe has artisanal Italian cheeses and ricotta. John Fazio Duck Farm has ducks, duck eggs, and for people like me who've never cooked rabbit, ready-to-cook seasoned smoked rabbit!!

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Almost all Greenmarket Farmers are here today in Union Square!

Red Jacket has apricots and fruit juices. Tweefontain Herb Farm has herb drinks and other herb items today. Locust Grove has peaches, plums, white and red currants, squash blossoms, raspberries, and sweeet and sour cherries. Bulich Mushroom Company has several kinds of mushroom. Kernan has squashes, corn, eggplants, CANTELOUPES, blueberries, NECTARINES, peaches, green okra, eggplants, and other fruits and vegetables. Honey Hollow has CHANTERELLES, lily buds, black currants, and grape leaves. S&SO has a wide variety of produce including all sorts of salad items, purslane, and herbs. Eckerton has heirloom beets, wild berries, corn, tomatoes, and various basils. Fantasy Fruit has blueberries, strawberries, black currants, and raspberries.

Berried Treasures has raspberries, strawberries, baby squash, romanesco, black raspberries, red currants, sugar snaps, favas, and herbs (including great looking sage). Keith's Farm is here with rocambole garlic, herbs, salad and other greens. Blue Moon has luscious looking fish. Andrew's Honey is here with honey and other honey products. Sycamore has white and bicolor corn, broccoli, basil, peaches, and tomatoes, windfall has beautiful edible flowers, unusual salad and other greens, squashes, squash blossoms, carrots, lemon cucumbers, and other vegetables.

Max Creek Hatchery has wild watercress, rainbow trout and smoked trout. Breezy Hill has raspberries, apricots, red currants, cherries, cider, and pastries. Mountain Sweet Berry has chervil, strawberries, sucrine lettuce, wild arugula, yellow sugar snaps, and other unusual vegetables. Caradonna has peaches, cherries, apricots, and other fruit and vegetables. Oak Grove has peaches, cherry tomatoes, eggplants, hot and sweet peppers, herb plants, and popping corn. Cherry Lane was being filmed for something or other, so I just got to see that they have green okra, red jacket potatoes, tomatoes, and corn.

Madura has garlic, garlic scapes, lettuce, beets, carrots, and various mushrooms. Roaming Acres Ostrich Farm is here. Bodhitree has red and green long beans, EDAMAME, red and green okra, tomatoes, cucumbers, squashes, eggplants, shishito peppers, pimiento de padron, and other peppers. Paffenroth has mixed bunches of radishes, various onions and carrots, baby fennel, purslane, red dandelion, Treviso radicchio, and a wide selection of other vegetables.
Terhune has peachs, sweet cherries, plums, and other fruit. Stokes has big bunches of cut herbs, squashes, cucumbers, salad greens, golden beets, shallots, onions, and tomatoes.

Monday, July 5, 2010

Duck Rillettes!! Apricots!! Fava Beans!! Squash Blossoms!!

Despite the heat, the Greenmarket is going strong, with most of our farmers and others here as usual. You'll find beautiful orchids at M.K. Orchid Farm's stand , lavender at Lavener By The Bay, and lovely lilies at Newfield Farm's (Dutch Mill). Hudson Valley Duck Farm is here with rillettes, duck salami, fresh and other duck products. McEnroe is here with greenhouse tomatoes. Red Jacket is here with two kinds of sour cherry, red and yellow sweet cherries, apricots, blueberries, and raspberries. Maxwell's Farm has a wide variety of vegetables, including beets, beans, lettuces, herbs, squashes, cucumbers, peas, and okra, and blueberries and raspberries.

Phillips has raspberries, blueberries, shelled fava beans, peaches, string beans, sun gold cherry tomatoes, corn, greens, and tomatoes. PE&DD is here with lobsters, fish, and other seafood. Troncillito has peaches, plums, and raspberries. Consider Bardwell is here with delicious cheeses. Madura has good-looking mushroom varieties as well as vegetables. Woori Farm has beautiful eggs, coriander, and interesting vegetables. Norwich Meadows has two kinds of eggplant this week as well as greens, several kinds of squash, herbs, great looking fava beans,
flat beans, several kinds of pepper, sugar snaps, onions, and beets.

Race Farm has several kids of beans, herb and flowering plants, peaches, blueberries, and plums, as well as pastries. Healthway Farm has interesting potato varieties, strawberries, cherries, and herb plants. Lani has several squash varieties, fresh chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, sweet peppers, fresh garlic and onions, shishito peppers, pimiento de padron, the last of their asparagus, herbs,and squash blossoms.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Red and Black Currants!! First field tomatoes!! CORN!!

Mountain Sweet Berry has STRAWBERRIES (TRI-STARS). Fantasy Fruit has red and black currants, blueberries, strawberries, and gooseberries. Locust Grove has red and white currants, gooseberries, raspberries, peaches, cherries, plums, and apricots. Breezy Hill has red currants, cherries, apricots, and other fruit. Cheerful Cherry has almost sold out of their wonderful sour and sweet cherries! Sycamore, Cherry Lane, and Miglorelli have CORN. Stokes, Eckerton, and Oak Grove have cherry tomatoes -- check out the sungolds at Eckerton and Oak Grove. Red Jacket has apricots. Oak Grove has succulent peaches.

Flying Pig is here with pork products and Violet Hill has Belle Rouge chickens, "Ling Chih Reishi" mushrooms, and eggs. Quattro's has chickens, ducks, pheasants, eggs from all of those, smoked poultry, venison sausage and other sausages, and chicken and duck parts. Hoeffner has onions, cucumbers, and other vegetables. PE&DD has lobsters, other seafood and fish. S&SO has baby summer squash, salad greens, herbs, shallots, purslane, and many other vegetables. Cherry Lane has beautiful big read and white onions, cucumbers, beets, red jacket young potatoes, sugar plums, and squashes. Paffenroth has a wide selection of unique produce, many kinds of beets, carrots, potatoes, radishes, salad vegetables, potatoes, and herbs. Gorzynsky has beautiful lettuces, cut herbs, root vegetables, and berries.

Sycamore has peaches, cucumbers, tomatoes, broccoli, and CORN. Mountain Sweet berry has sucrine lettuce, pea shoots, maroon and yellow sugar snaps, chamomile, and Tri-Stars. Oak Grove has many kimds of tasty squash. In fact, it is a squash lover's paradise in the Greenmarket today, with many stands having good looking varieties. Dutch Mill Farm has beautiful gladiolas and lilies and River Garden has pretty country wildflowers. Cato is here with delicious cheeses and Tonjes has buttermilk and cheeses. Ryder Farm has bouquets of country flowers as well as good looking produce. D'Attolico has their tasty carrots, baby beets, fresh shallots and scallions, and tasty salad greens and sprouts. Binder has wonderful herb plants, flowering plants, and cut snapdragons.

Keith has rocambole garlic, rocambole garlic scapes, their first TOMATOES, lovely French Crisp lettuce, and other greens. Terhune has peaches, cherries, apricots, raspberries, and strawberries. Stokes has lettuces, generous bunches of cut herbs, cherry tomatoes, other greenhouse tomatoes, and garlic, as well as several kinds of squash, cucumbers, and onions.Norwich Meadows has all sorts of delicious greens, cut herbs, black raspberries, cucumbers, and fava beans, flat beans, and other produce.

Friday, July 2, 2010

Cheerful Cherry's Queen Anne, Sour, and Sweet Red Cherries!! Oak Grove's Peaches!! Sycamore's Corn and Basil!

Norwich has favas, long beans, flat beans, golden and other beets, EGGPLANTS, and will be having GOLDEN RASPBERRIES soon!! Cheerful Cherry has pitted dark cherries, dark red, Queen Ann, and sour cherries. They think their season will be short this year, so carpe diem! Oak Grove's peaches are delicious this year and they are expecting to start having field heirloom tomatoes tomorrow or next week. Berried Treasures has good looking Tri-Star strawberries, fava beans, black raspberries, herbs, sugar snaps, and shelling peas. Sycamore has fragrant basil, greenhouse tomatoes, kirbys, CORN, and other produce.

Samascott has several kinds of cherry, green and red gooseberries, raspberries, and black raspberries. Bodhitree has long beans, sweet peppers, tomatoes, greens, fresh chickpeas, salad greens, and cucumbers. Madura has several kinds of fresh mushroom.