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December 2016

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

Friday, July 31, 2015

Delicious gelato at Mother Hubbert, white and yellow donut peaches at Toigo, last of Samascott's sour cherries!

Norwich Meadows shelling beans
Norwich has many kinds of shelling beans, including fresh flageolets, as well as tasty heirloom tomatoes, tomatillos, peppers, greens, and melons, raspberries (white, red and black), and other fresh produce.  Oak Grove has beautiful heirloom tomatoes, many delicious hot and sweet peppers, and several kinds of squashes and eggplants. Sycamore also has excellent heirloom tomatoes, fresh corn, cucumbers, field tomatoes, and peaches.
Last of Samascott's sour cherries
Beth's Farm Kitchen has a spicy barbecue sauce as well as various ketchups and other condiments. They also have knockout raspberry, strawberry rhubarb, and other luscious preserves.
Modesto buying out the market!
Pura Vida has gorgeous fresh fish and seafood and Flying Pig has sausages, bacons, and pork cuts.  B&Y has mutton sausages, ground mutton, and other lamb products, including temptingly rich colors of knitting wool.
Berried Treasures squashes
To see these and other stands and produce: http://tinyurl.com/nncherd
Charentais melons at Norwich

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The cast of stands here today is pretty much the same as last Wednesday. The heat has gotten me, so I breezed through and didn't take pictures.

New in the market -- Eckerton and Stokes have heirloom cherry tomatoes. Everything else is a replay of last week, but with more of all produce.

To see who's here today:  http://unsqgreenmarket.grownyc.org/overview

It was already 80 degrees around 9AM, so stay cool, but do check out the gorgeous produce now if you can!

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Plums, peaches, nectarines, berries, watermelons and other melons, and apricots at many stands. Heirloom tomatoes at Stokes, Eckerton, Cherry Lane, and others.

James Durr's lycianthus
Gorgeous lettuces at Gorzynsky, S&SO, and many other stands.  Beautiful squashes of all kinds at S&SO, Norwich Meadows, Lani, and other stands.
Quattro's Cornish game hens

James Durr has lovely lycianthus, and many other flowers and Rose Meadow has snapdragons and other flowers.
Stokes heirlooms
Violet  Hill has foraged wild vegetables, two kinds of chantarelle, rabbits, Belle Rouge chickens, and eggs.  Quattro's has terrific looking Cornish game hens. smoked poultry, sausages, and pheasants.
Violet Hill mushrooms
Hoeffner's corn
Hoeffner has tasty yellow corn, rhubarb, peppers and other vegetables and plants. Sycamore has peaches, heirloom tomatoes, sweet corn, basil, field tomatoes, cucumbers, and other produce.
Seatuck's crabs.

Seatuck has many kinds of fresh fish and shellfish and PE&DD has fresh fish, cooked lobsters, and shellfish as well as salads.
Lani's black soybeans

Friday, July 24, 2015

Norwich has golden and black raspberries, Toigo has yellow peaches, donut peaches, white and yellow nectarines, apricots, and many kinds of plum.

Van Houten
Toigo nectarines
Samascott has blueberries and sour cherries. Berried Treasures has red raspberries, wild blueberries, and Tri-Star strawberries.  Norwich has various melons.  Red Jacket has apricots and many kinds of fruit flavored apple juice.
Norwich squashes
Dutchmill has beautiful gladiolas, lycianthus, sunflowers, and other flowers. Consider Bardwell is here with delicious cheeses.
Norwich melons

Samascott blueberries and sour cherries
To see a list of who's here and who's not:


Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Peaches, nectarines, watermelon at Kernan. Stokes, Cherry Lane, Eckerton, Sycamore, and others have heirloom tomatoes. Many stands have corn, including Sycamore, Van Houton, and Miglorelli.

Keith has organic peaches and Eckerton has  heirlooms, greens, gherkins, and herbs.  Two Guys has chanterelles. Mountain Sweet Berry has wild blueberries and Tri-Star strawberries as well as baby French leeks, baby arugula, sucrine lettuce, and herbs.  Berried Treasures has raspberries, strawberries, wild blueberries, shelling peas, and herbs.  Oak Grove has white and yellow peaches and heirloom tomatoes along with a wide variety of hot and sweet peppers.

To see these and other stands and produce:  http://tinyurl.com/pazu5ho

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Heirloom tomatoes at Stokes, Eckerton, Cherry Lane, and others. White, red, and black currants at Locust Grove, Phillips, and Fantasy Fruit.

James Durr's blackberries
Phillips and others have gooseberries and Mountain Sweet Berry has Tri-Star strawberries.  Caradonna has berries, peaches, and plums, and Sycamore, Oak Grove, Locust Grove, and others have peaches.
Stokes heirloom tomatoes
Paffenroth, S&SO, and Miglorelli have wide varieties of produce. Check out S&SO's great boxes of peppers and eggplants.
Violet Hill chanterelles
 Norwich Meadow has tasty unique greens, squashes, and melons. Lani has bok choi, black beans, szechuan peppers, many kinds of beans, and other interesting vegetables.
Cherry Lane has beautiful fairytale eggplants, okra, beans and corn. Sycamore has corn, cucumbers,basil, and beans.
Lani's chickpeas, squash blossoms, szechuan peppers
Seatuck has steamers, other clams, squid, tuna, shark, and other fresh fish.  PE&DD has cooked lobsters, conque, clams, and fresh fish and fish salads.
Oak Grove white peaches and cucumbers
To see these and other stands and produce:  http://tinyurl.com/nd6lyna

Friday, July 17, 2015

White and yellow peaches at Toigo and Oak Grove, yellow peaches at Samascott and Sycamore, heirloom tomatoes at Norwich, Sycamore, Bodhitree, and others.

Black, golden, and red raspberries at Norwich, blueberries at Samascott, Phillips, and others. Wild blueberries, Tri-stars, and blackberries at Berried Treasures, red and white currants at Phillips.

Fava beans at Sycamore, Bodhitree, and Norwich.  Mini squashes at Norwich. MELONS at Norwich and Bodhitree!!!! 

To see these and other stands and produce:  http://tinyurl.com/ox7ueh5

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Stone fruit is here, with peaches, plums, apricots, and nectarines appearing at many stands. Oak Grove has white and yellow peaches, Sycamore has their first peaches, Caradonna has peaches, apricots, cherries,plums, and many kinds of berry and cherry.

Phillips has gooseberries, currants, blueberries, strawberries, blackberries,
and raspberries, and Locust grove has those as well as  peaches and plums.Mountain Sweet Berry and Berried Treasures have sweet Tri-star strawberries.
S&SO Peppers
Field grown heirloom tomatoes have appeared at Eckerton, Bodhitree, Oak Grove, Stokes, and Cherry Lane.  Stokes and Oak Grove  have delicious cherry tomatoes as well. Eckerton and S&SO have beautiful lettuces and other greens and Paffenroth has several unusual greens including puntarelle and garlic tops.
Bodhitree heirloom tomatoes
 Mountain Sweet Berry has ramp flowers -- tiny, hot, and tasty!
Eckerton fresh chickpeas

Mountain Sweet Berry's ramp flowers
To see these and other stands and produce:  http://tinyurl.com/qx84d2c

Monday, July 13, 2015

Favas at Norwich, along with romanesco cauliflower, many kinds of bean, slicing beets, and many types and sizes of squash.

Black currants at Fantasy Fruit, gooseberries,apricots and peaches at several stands along with white and red cherries.
Red Jacket red currants
PE&DD have fresh fish and shellfish.  Roaming Acres has several kinds of meat.

Miglorelli, Phillips, and others are here with a wide variety of produce, and Lani has callaloo, bok choi, heirloom tomatoes, beans, several kinds of onions, and crisp salad greens.
Painted Goat products
To see who's here today and what they're brought: http://tinyurl.com/nvewbzw

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Gooseberries at Phillips and Locust Grove, raspberries, blueberries, sour cherries, sweet cherries, peaches and plums, and zucchini blossoms at Locust Grove. at Locust Grove,

James Durr
Zucchini blossoms also at Windfall, along with other beautiful edible flowers, mini greens, and other greens.  Mountain Sweet Berry has beautiful Tri-star strawberries, and Phillips has other varieties.

Heirloom tomatoes at Eckerton, Cherry Lane, and S&SO. Sycamore, Stokes, and others have field tomatoes, and S&SO has their generous pepper boxes.  Gorzynski has gorgeous lettuces as well as other greens and berries.
Norwich Meadows and others have many kinds of squashes, beans, and onions.
Cato Corner cheeses
I'm early so that I can watch the tennis at Wimbledon (Serena!), so I hope you enjoy these and other vegetables and fruits and I'll see ya next week!
Seatuck fish
Seatuck steamers
To see who's here and what they've brought: http://tinyurl.com/p925bfu

Friday, July 10, 2015

Check out Tweefontain herb farm's new look and new team! Try black raspberries from Norwich, Berried Treasures, or Samascott. Sycamore's CORN is finally here!

Berried Treasures red currants
Binder's flower sets
Samascott sour cherries
Toigo's apricots
Toigo's yellow and white peaches, plums, cherries, sour cherries, and various tomato varieties are here.  Berried Treasures and Norwich Meadows have delicious strawberries and Norwich's yellow and red raspberries are fresh and sweet.
Norwich's eggplants and squashes

Oak Grove pepper plants

Bodhitree has a wide variety of heirloom tomatoes, cut herbs, squashes, beans, and greens.

Campo Rosso herbs
Norwich, Sycamore, Bodhitree and Berried Treasures have favas.
Migloreilli has shelling peas as well as white and red cherries. Treelicious has blueberries and sweet and sour cherries. Van Houten has corn, squashes, and string beans.
Dutchmill gladiolas
To see these and other stands and produce:  http://tinyurl.com/os92sy5

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Berries, cherries, and corn!

Stokes sorrel
Gooseberries, blueberries, raspberries, red currants -- all available at Locust Grove and Phillips. Locust also has red and white cherries. Mountain Sweet Berry has Tri-Star strawberries.
Kernan peaches
Berried Treasures has shelling peas, garlic scapes, watercress, small potatoes, and cut herbs.  Stokes has cherry tomatoes, field tomatoes both red and yellow, cucumbers, big bunches of cut herbs including sorrel, and other greens.  Cherry Lane has heirloom tomatoes, beefsteak tomatoes, okra, cucumbers, and peas.
Locust Grove plums, cherries, currants
Stone fruit is coming in! Corn is here at a couple of stands and Sycamore has tomatoes, basil, and other delicious produce.
Sycamore favas
To see who's here and what produce they've brought:  http://tinyurl.com/p2bl4mc