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Weekend Market Picks October 7 & 8, 2017: Sugar Pumpkins

“I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” ~Henry David Thoreau Did everyone notice the magical quick change in the markets from summer to fall?! One week it’s peaches and tomatoes, and suddenly it’s pumpkins and apples! I’m […]

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Weekend Market Picks September 9 & 10, 2017: Wilklow Orchards

This spring, Wilklow Orchards arrived in Union Square! They’ve been selling their incredible array of tomatoes and other fresh produce and baked goods in Brooklyn greenmarkets for decades. And now, every Monday, we can find them in Union Square. I, for one, have been gorging on their colorful and delicious […]

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Weekend Market Picks June 3 & 4, 2017: Beautiful Tasty Chives

    The greenmarkets are filling up with a new growing season filled with beautiful, healthy, and tasty produce! We’ve already had some lovely tomatoes. And, of course, the asparagus has been spectacular (especially when grilled or broiled). Now the chives are out. You can use them as a centerpiece, […]

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Weekend Market Picks: Asparagus Season Doesn’t Care About A Little Rain

  I used to be in charge of making the asparagus soup at lunchtime when I was a little kid. I’d open the can of Campbell’s Cream of Asparagus Soup and pour it into a saucepan. And then I’d take fresh asparagus spears and cut them into small bits like […]

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Weekend Market Picks May 6 & 7, 2017: Fiddlehead Ferns

  Whew! Who else got soaking wet on Friday? I just stopped caring how deep the puddles were and how wet my clothes got. And that’s because I know how much cleaner and fresher the city will be, and how plump and lovely all the spring produce will be. And […]

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