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Looking For Fresh Greens In Winter

Liz Neumark | Posted 03.28.2015 | Taste
Liz Neumark

Where do the various winter veggies come from and how much green will you be able to find?

Let's Get RAMPed!

Liz Neumark | Posted 07.01.2014 | Taste
Liz Neumark

Where are they? Just follow your nose. My goal is twofold: pesto and pickled ramps.

Searching for Spring

Liz Neumark | Posted 06.07.2014 | Taste
Liz Neumark

Is there anyone in the Northeast who feels like winter hasn't been long enough, cold enough or sufficiently snowy? In the past 3 weeks I finally esca...

Harvest Bounty at the Union Square Market -- Orange is the New Green

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 11.11.2013 | New York
Corinna Clendenen

The bounty before the breach, the treasure trove of the dirt farmer, the end-of-season Union Square greenmarket. An eager gatherer, I approach the market with two empty canvas bags and a pocket full of cash.

Grown In Staten Island

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 11.22.2012 | New York

On a rainy afternoon this October, near the end of the farm season, I found Gus Jones hunched over the front of his blue Dodge pickup, the dents and d...

Light Greenmarket Feast

Food52 | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

We're fully ready to welcome spring's bounty, and to do so, we will be cooking a feast, a light Greenmarket feast full of recipes highlighting the best of this season's fruits and vegetables.

In the Market for Green

Liz Neumark | Posted 04.08.2012 | Green
Liz Neumark

Our mission this weekend was to sample the greens, ranging from micro-greens and sprouts to full size lettuces and other leafy specimens, at the Union Square Greenmarket.

Planting Season vs. Playing Season

Liz Neumark | Posted 03.26.2012 | New York
Liz Neumark

In the northeast, we talk about field to fork in under 24 hours and can truly appreciate the enhanced flavor profile of freshly picked, quickly eaten produce. To eat oranges this fresh made the long trip out west even more rewarding.

50 Most Powerful People in Food? Whose Food?

Jerusha Klemperer | Posted 03.21.2012 | Home
Jerusha Klemperer

This duality of sustainable food advocates on one end and industrial food giants on the other shows the growing power of each of the poles of our food system.

An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away: Here's the Latest!

Richard Schiffman | Posted 03.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Richard Schiffman

You know that squeaky clean feeling you get after you have eaten a fresh picked apple? Your gut may be telling you something important.

Greenmarkets And Restaurants Cope With Farmers' Rough Harvest

| Posted 01.07.2012 | New York

By Mary Johnson MANHATTAN — Cheryl Rogowski, of Rogowski Farm, lost 80 acres of her 150-acre farm in Pine Island, N.Y., to Hurricane Irene. ...

Vendors Allowed To Slice Their Cheese Again In Union Square | Posted 09.09.2011 | New York

UNION SQUARE -- Greenmarket cheesemongers were celebrating on Friday as a regulation that barred them from slicing cheese and their stands came to an ...

Markets in New York City: Historic Photos from the Museum of the City of New York

Lacy Schutz | Posted 08.13.2011 | New York
Lacy Schutz

Summer brings an overflow of produce to the city's farmers markets. Take a look back at how New Yorkers got their fresh food in times past and come to the Museum to see Moveable Feast.

Best Farmers Markets In New York

| Brooke Porter | Posted 07.19.2011 | New York

Despite this week's eternal rain, spring is here. So grab your reusable tote and fill it with rhubarb, pea shoots and broccoli rabe at one of these fa...

Mark Bittman's Tips For Spring Produce

Kitchen Daily | Kristen Aiken | Posted 06.22.2011 | Home

Mark Bittman, food columnist and author of the heralded How to Cook Everything, knows how to handle produce. Now that spring fruits and vegetables are...

Around the Corner

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Liz Neumark

It's going to happen.  You know how they say darkest before the dawn?  Well, February is here and that means that next month we get ready to welcome...

Harvest's Lull at Winter's Eve

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liz Neumark

Friday: 6:30 AM finds me with Dean in the car for a visit to Katchkie Farm to meet with Farmer Bob and spend some time in the snow-covered fields. A...

A Future of Hyperlocal, Curated shopping: Lessons From NYC's Hester Street Fair

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kirsten Dirksen

The Hester Street Fair is nothing like the pseudo street fairs of summer that plague New York City streets with mass-produced gyros and knock-off sunglasses. You're most likely to meet your product's producer.

Healthy Bodegas Inititative and Red Jacket Orchards Bring Local Produce to Bodegas

Cathy Erway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Cathy Erway

cross-posted from Not Eating Out in New York It's summer. There's produce, plenty of it local. It's coming to supermarkets, restaurants and Greenmark...

Women, Writing and Food: From Tripe to Travel and NY's Greenmarket In Between

Louise McCready Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Louise McCready Hart

Two weeks ago, I attended the panel discussion, "Feeding Your Passion: Celebrating NYU Women in the Culinary Arts," at my alma mater. Moderated by Jen...

The Week of Eating in Day One: Starting Off Slow

Cathy Erway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cathy Erway

It's the first day of the Week of Eating In challenge, and I'm taking it easy like Sunday morning. Only it's Monday. I was really craving an egg and cheese for some reason, but what I got instead was ten times better.

Breaking the Barriers

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

A watershed event for the local food shed -- the second annual NYC Food and Climate Summit -- was convened on Saturday.

Greenmarket Documentary: From Mountain Sweet Berry Farm To Manhattan (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Greenmarket has been bringing fresh and local produce to New York's streets since 1976, long before the terms Slow Food, locavores, and "foodies" even...

Small Celebrations

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

Now more than ever, we need to grasp the wonderful events that happen in the course of a week or a day and recognize them as great moments.

A Year of Farmers

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Liz Neumark

This new crop of small local farmers is different. While some of them are from multi-generational farm families, others have found their path to the fields via academia, rock 'n' roll or the arts.