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Union Square Farmers Market

Defending the Land: Young Veterans Take Up Sustainable Farming

Jim Luce | Posted 01.07.2017 | Impact
Jim Luce

Michael wanted to make a plan, wanted to know what he'd be doing for the winter. He started thinking about those farmer-training programs he'd read about, and decided to apply.

Public Markets Are Great Equalizers In An Age Of Inequality

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 09.27.2015 | Business

NEW YORK -- Union Square is one of those rare places left in Manhattan where just about anyone has business being. And, for that matter, shopping. For...

New York Incarnation: 2015

Danielle Wolffe | Posted 04.28.2015 | New York
Danielle Wolffe

New Yorkers may seem disconnected. In actuality, though, it takes amazing stores of inner fortitude to exist in these self-contained worlds. People are accustomed to themselves and each other on levels people living far apart just aren't. They cannot isolate or hide from each other here.

Every Type Of Person You'll See At The Farmers Market

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.23.2014 | Taste

From the stroller pusher to the person who touches everything.

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.

Cooking Off the Cuff: Cif e Ciaf, An Abruzzo Way With Pork

Edward Schneider | Posted 09.23.2013 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Unlike some other ways of cooking ribs, this is not about smoke and seasoning: it's about the meat, its fat and its juices.

A New York Story: Queens County Farm

Nick Barnicle | Posted 04.09.2012 | New York
Nick Barnicle

Kennon Kay is a normal twenty-something New Yorker, but only in New York can you start your day feeding chickens and end it circling the block for a parking space.2012-02-07-pullquote1.jpg

Slow Food Is New York's Fast Food too!

Monika Mitchell | Posted 04.07.2012 | New York
Monika Mitchell

We definitely love our "slow food" in New York -- we just love to get it fast and eat it on the run!

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...

Changing Courses: A Farmer's Call to Action

Wendy Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wendy Gordon

If global climate change is a product of humans, then farmers must join with everyone else to make serious changes in how they do business. The nation's food supply hangs in the balance.

PHOTOS: World's Largest Farmers Markets

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There is perhaps no better supplier for locavore eating then farmers markets for from farm to fork dining. There are 5,274 farmers markets in the Unit...

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...