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

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Heirloom Tomato Fest! Aunt Rubys at Stokes, Paul Robesons at Keith's, San Marzanos at Cherry Lane, and many beautiful varieties all around the Greenmarket!

Bodhitree tomatoes
Eckerton has many varieties of cherry tomato and small tomatoes as well as their usual array of choice heirloom and other tomatoes, including San Marzano, Amish Paste, and other sauce tomatoes.

Cherry Lane
Bodhitree also has many heirloom varieties as does Oak Grove. Oak Grove also has a large range of hot and sweet peppers. S&SO has their great bargain mixed boxes of small hot peppers.
Oak Grove eggplants
Eggplant is also widely available, with fairytale, white, striped, deep purple, Japanese, and other kinds on many stands.  There are also good looking squashes and melons of all kinds all around the market.

Berried Treasures rattlesnake beans
There are also interesting beans, including rattlesnake beans at Berried Treasures and curly green and yellow beans at Mountain Sweet Berry.
Madura mushrooms
Many kinds of cut herbs are available at Stokes, Berried Treasures, and other stands, including chervil, sorrel, and various mints.

Mountain Sweet Berry chervil
Herbs in pots are here at Oak Grove and Silver Heights, and Silver Heights has several kinds of potted greens, including arugula and other bitter greens, and lush looking potted lettuces.
Locust Grove currants and blackberries
Oak Grove and Caradonna have white and yellow peaches and Caradonna and others have nectarines. Locust Grove has peaches and plums as well as berries and currants (the white ones are going fast), and Fantasy Fruit has strawberries and blueberries.  Phillips has blackberries and raspberries.
Oak Grove yellow and white peaches
To see these and other stands and produce:  http://tinyurl.com/npn5psg

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