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

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

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Who's Here today? (I couldn't get there today, but thanks to Greenmarket, there is a list!!! See above for the URL.)

Who's IN today...
Wednesday, 02.27.13
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ANDREW'S LOCAL HONEY  
Raw Honey Varieties, NYC Rooftop Honey & Bee Products.

ARCADIAN PASTURES  
Pork, Beef, Lamb, Chicken & Eggs.

BAKER'S BOUNTY   
Breads & Baked Goods. Gluten-free options.    

BETH'S FARM KITCHEN  
Pickled Goods, Jams & Chutneys.

BODHITREE FARM   
Vegetables, Fruit & Herbs.

BODY & SOUL BAKERY 
Vegan Baked Goods. Gluten-free options. 

BREAD ALONE BAKERY  
Baked Goods. Cert/Organic Breads.   

BREEZY HILL ORCHARDS  
Orchard Fruit, Hard Cider & Baked Goods.

BULICH MUSHROOMS
Cultivated Mushrooms.

CARADONNA FARMS   
Vegetables & Fruits.

DIPAOLA TURKEYS   
Whole, Parts, Ground & Sausage. Smoked Breasts.

GREENER PASTURES
Wheatgrass Plants & Juice. Micro green Shoots.

HAWTHORNE VALLEY  
Cert/Organic. Cow Dairy Products, Livestock Meats, Ferments, & Baked Goods.

HOT BREAD KITCHEN  
Non-Profit. Breads & Baked Goods.

HUDSON VALLEY DUCK  
Whole, Parts & Cured Products.

KNOLL KREST FARM  
Eggs & Fresh Pasta.

LES ECOLOGY CENTER (M/W/F/SAT. 8AM-5PM)
Food Scrap Collection for Composting. 

LOCUST GROVE FARMS
Vegetables, Orchard Fruit & Berries.

LYNNHAVEN GOAT FARM  
Goat Milk Products & Meat & Eggs: Chicken & Duck.

MADURA FARM  
Vegetables, Eggs & Cultivated Mushrooms.

MARTIN'S PRETZELS  
Hand-rolled Hard Pretzels.

MAX CREEK HATCHERY  
Fresh & Smoked Farmed Trout. Vegetables.

MIGLIORELLI FARM  
Vegetables, Fruit & Value Added Products.    

MILLPORT DAIRY
Cow's Milk Cheeses, Eggs & Meat Products.

MOUNTAIN SWEET BERRY  
Berries & Vegetables.

OUR DAILY BREAD
Breads & Baked Goods. Gluten-free Options.

PURA VIDA FISHERIES   ***ETA 1PM***
Shellfish & Fresh/Smoked Saltwater Fish.

ROAMING ACRES OSTRICH  
Emu & Ostrich Eggs. Ostrich Products & Meat.

ROGOWSKI FARM   
Cert/Naturally Grown. Vegetables & Value Added products.

RONNYBROOK DAIRY FARM
Cow's Milk & Cow Dairy Products.

ROXBURY MAPLE
Maple syrup and candies

SHUSHAN HYDROPONIC  
Tomatoes, Herbs & Vegetables.

STONY MOUNTAIN RANCH
100% Grassfed Beef.

TELLO'S GREEN FARM
Chicken Eggs.

TERHUNE ORCHARDS  
Orchard Fruit & Baked Goods. 

TWO GUYS FROM WOODBRIDGE 
Hydroponic Greens & Herbs. Cultivated Mushrooms.

WINDFALL FARMS   
Micro Greens, Vegetables, Herbs & Eggs.

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Many stands are here, despite the damp weather, but some of them are unrecognizably small!

Paffenroth's stand is small but the produce they have is great, including shallots, leeks, onions, potatoes, carrots, and other root vegetables.  Mountain Sweet Berry, also small, has several kinds of delicious potato chips and small European style potatoes. Windfall has greens, squash puree,  and root vegetables.
Quattro's Venison

Hudson Valley Organic has sprouts and small greens and Two Guys From Woodbridge has lettuces and other greens as well as shitake mushrooms.  Bulich is here with several kinds of mushrooms.
Norwich Meadows Carrots
Hudson Valley Duck Farm Smoked Duck Breast

Violet Hill has beautiful POUSSINs, chickens, lamb cuts, and eggs.
Violet Hill Petit Poussin Blanc
Monks Hood Greens
Grazin' Angus Milks and Yogurts
Flying Pig has pork cuts, sausages, and bacon. Hudson Valley Duck Farm has delicious smoked duck breast, rillettes, duck parts, and ducks, and Quattro's has many kinds of tasty poultry, smoked poultry, eggs, and venison.
Shushan's Lettuces


To see these and other stands:  Saturday Greenmarket Union Square

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Bodhitree (delicious and beautiful greens), Windfall (squash puree), Norwich Meadows (many colored carrots, black radishes)

Norwich has two kinds of Jerusalem artichokes, many root vegetables, honey, preserved vegetables, and eggs.  Madura has several kinds of mushroom. Miglorelli, Norwich Meadows, and Tamarack have all kinds of root vegetables. Windfall has many greenhouse greens and root vegetables, and Two Guys has greens and shitake mushrooms.
Windfall's Squash Puree



Caradonna, Locust Grove, Terhune, and Breezy Hill have apples and pears, and Breezy Hill has pastries, donuts, hard cider, and sparkling cider, in addition to apple and pear ciders.

Tamarack's Eggs and Meats


Feather Ridge Farm has chickens, chicken parts, pickled eggs, and fresh Omega 3 eggs. Roaming Acres has bison, pork, and ostrich meat and products.  Pura Vida has tasty fish and shellfish.


Ronnybrook has ice creams, milks, creams, drinkable and other yogurts, garlic and other butters, and cheeses.  Three Corner Field Farm has cheeses, yogurts, lamb cuts, soaps, wool, and other lamb products.Our Daily Bread and Hot Bread Kitchen are here with breads and other baked goods and Beth's Farm Kitchen has jams, chutneys, pickled vegetables, and knockout hot sauces.
Hudson Valley Duck Farm
Arcadian Pastures Meats


To see these and other products and stands:
Union Square Greenmarket Feb 20

Monday, February 18, 2013

Brrrrr! But the farmers are here!

Pretty Cold For Gandhi Today!
Check out this URL to see who's here today:
Union Square Greenmarket

 
Roaming Acres Smoked Bacon

Hudson Valley Duck Rillettes


Madura's Mushrooms and Salad



Saturday, February 16, 2013

Windfall, Monks Hood, Two Guys, Shushan, D'Attolico, Hudson Valley, all have greens!

Shushan's Tomatoes!


Northshire and Hoeffner have cabbages and other large greens and Miglorelli, Paffenroth, Norwich Meadows, and others have many kinds of root vegetables.  Paffenroth has good looking leeks and other onion family produce as well. Oak Grove has excellent dried hot peppers, Bulich has a great selection of fresh mushrooms.
D'Attolico's greens





Cayuga has terrific dried beans, pasta, flours, and a new selection of breads.  Quattro's has many kinds of poultry, sausages, smoked poultry, and venison, as well as excellent eggs. Violet Hill has rabbit, chicken, and chicken parts, as well as tasty and colorful eggs.  PE&DD has beautiful fresh fish and shellfish.
PE&DD's Shellfish


Several orchards, including Locust Grove, Caradonna, and Breezy Hill have apples, pears, and ciders, and Breezy Hill has pastries. Miglorelli and Breezy Hill have cider donuts. Tonjes has buttermilk, yogurt, and cheeses.  Cato Corner is here with their luscious cheeses and Three Corner Field Farm has lamb cuts, yogurts, cheeses, and wool. Violet Hill will be bringing in lamb next week!!

Rose Meadow has beautiful yellow roses and many colors of anemones today.


To see these and other stands: Union Square Saturday, Feb 16 

Monks Hood Baby Kale
 




Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Cato Corner cheeses are here today!

Cato Corner's once a month Wednesday is today! They have some delicious cheeses, including Misty Morning blue, Vivace, Dairyaire, Bridgid's, and others from stinky and strong to succulent and mild. Three Corner Field Farm also has tasty cheeses, as well as yogurt, wool, lamb cuts, and soaps.



Tamarack has root vegetables and various pork cuts as well as sausages and bacon.  Roaming Acres has bison, beef, pork, and ostrich meat. Hudson Valley Duck Farm has ducks, duck parts, rillettes, smoked duck, and other duck products, and Feather Ridge has chickens, chicken parts, and eggs.  Pura Vida has delicious fresh fish.

Bodhitree has several kinds of greens and root vegetables as well as eggs, Shushan has hydroponic tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, herbs, and greens, and Two Guys has hydroponic lettuces, herbs, and other produce. Madura has root vegetables, spinach, fresh herbs, and several kinds of mushrooms.

To see these and other stands here today:
Union Square Greenmarket February 13

Saturday, February 9, 2013

A small but interesting group of Greenmarket stands today!

Paffenroth, Miglorelli, Windfall, Breezy Hill, Tremblay, Violet Hill, Deep Mountain maple, Nemeth, and a couple of others are here!!! Windfall has greens and Jerusalem artichokes, Paffenroth has their wide variety of potatoes, onion family veg, and celeriac, along with black radishes, beets, and other root vegetables.  Tremblay has honeys, Violet Hill has chicken, chicken parts, eggs, and rabbit, and Breezy Hill has pastry, cider, and apples.

I would say it's worth the trip, but wear serious boots for the street corners. They're piled high and slushy.

Check here for pictures of who's here and what they've brought:
Saturday, February 10

From GrowNYC's blog:
 the producers attending are Mountain Sweet Berry Farm, Breezy Hill Orchards, Paffenroth Gardens, Tonjes Farm, Windfall Farms, Body & Soul, Elk Trails, Caradonna, Violet Hill Farm, Tremblay Apiaries, Deep Mountain Maple, Flying Pigs Farm, Nemeth Orchards, Nordic Rye, Hudson Valley Duck, Our Daily Bread, Migliorelli Farm, Martins Pretzels

Friday, February 8, 2013

Check the URL below for Friday's Union Square Greenmarket today and Saturday's tomorrow morning.

Check here to see which markets are open today and tomorrow due to the blizzard:

http://www.grownyc.org/blog/greenmarket-schedule-updates-due-to-winter-storm-nemo/

or
 Attendance in Union Square Greenmarket Feb 8 & 9

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

BULLETIN!! BODHITREE IS BACK WITH GREENS AND OTHER VEGETABLES! THEY'LL BE HERE ON WEDNESDAYS AND FRIDAYS!

To see other stands and produce, click here:
Union Square Greenmarket Wednesday Feb 6

Tamarack now has extensive pork and lamb choices. Mountain Sweet Berry has their delicious potato chips in addition to a variety of small potatoes.  Hudson Valley Duck Farm is here with ducks, duck parts, rillettes, and other duck products.  Rogowsky, Madura, Norwich Meadows, and others have root vegetables, and Madura and Two Guys have mushrooms. Shushan and Two Guys have hydroponic vegetables, Windfall has squash puree and various greenhouse vegetables, and BODHITREE IS BACK!!

Saturday, February 2, 2013

It's VERY cold, but many stands are here!

Violet Hill (poultry, rabbits), Quattro's(poultry, venison, sausages, soups, eggs), Flying Pig (pork, chickens), Grazin' (Beef, pork, milk, stock), Oak Grove (Pork, beef), PE&DD (fish and shellfish, fish salads), Three Corner Field Farm (lamb cuts, yogurt, cheese), Roaming Acres (ostrich), Hudson Valley Duck Farm, and others are here with various protein sources.

Monks Hood, Two Guys, Windfall, and others have greens, and Paffenroth, Mountain Sweet Berry, Miglorelli, and others have all kinds of root vegetables. Mountain Sweet Berry has all kinds of potato chips!

Cayuga is here with a new source for breads as well as beans, pastas, and grains.  Several stands have apples, pears, and ciders (Caradonna, Breezy Hill, Locust Grove, and others), and Beth's Farm Kitchen and others have preserves.  Deep Mountain is here with delicious maple syrups and maple products, and Nemeth has baked goods and apple sauces.

To see who's here and what they've brought:
Greemarket February 2