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Weekend Market Picks April 21 & 22, 2018: Earth Day

Gorgeous flowers from Dutch Mill Gardens

Gorgeous flowers from Dutch Mill Gardens in the Union Square Greenmarket

Happy Earth Day!

The Spring market season is moving into full swing, and so I’m back with my Weekend Market Picks! We have lots of exciting events, may of them focusing on environmental sustainability, fair trade, upcycling, and other earth-friendly themes. So get out and enjoy the cool sunshine at these amazing markets!

Weekend Market Picks

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Goldmine Pop Up Market: Shop from dozens of local vendors at this fabulous, earth-minded market event, that also includes food, Earth Day mini workshops, guest speakers, and art! 1PM – 6PM, Gemini & Scorpio Loft, Douglass Street, Brooklyn

Morningside Winter Farmers Market: Now’s the time to watch our farmers markets begin transforming as new produce springs to life! This market features local fruits and vegetables, as well prepared foods. Green Tree Textiles is at the market each week to collect used clothes, shoes, bags and bedding for donation and recycling! 9AM – 4PM, Morningside Park at W. 110th St & Manhattan Avenue, Manhattan

Queens International Night Market – SNEAK PREVIEW! Have the first look – and taste – of  the 2018 season at the Queens International Night Market. Enjoy amazing food and entertainment at New York’s only ongoing night market! (Tickets required for the sneak preview.) 6PM – Midnight, New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona, Queens

Stuy Town Flea Market: Hosted by Moms Meetup, this flea market will be a great place to pick up new treasures, or at least new to you! 10AM – 4PM, Stuyvesant Oval, 1st Avenue between 16th & 18th Streets, Manhattan

Saturday & Sunday, April 21 & 22, 2018

Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market: It’s spring, and it’s time to do a little redecorating! Find great antiques, decorative pieces, unusual ephemera, and so much more at this exciting market, just a few blocks from Times Square! 9AM – 5PM, 39th Street between 9th and 10th Avenues, Manhattan

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Earth Day Bazaar: The Grand Bazaar is hosting a market to celebrate Earth Day! It will feature many vendors selling sustainable and fair trade products, in addition to classic vintage, flea, and antiques vendors! All profits go to neighborhood public schools. 10AM – 5:30PM, 100 West 77th Street, Manhattan

Gardens of the Galaxy Spring Market: Greenpointers is hosting a fabulous market with over 50 local artisans, plus loads of other fun things to do (tarot cards, henna tattoos, music, yoga, and 3D digital avatars of yourself! Food and drink too. 1PM – 7PM,Greenpoint Loft, 67 West St, Brooklyn

House of Boutique Spring Market: Celebrate Earth Day at this market featuring over 30 handmade artisans that are eco-friendly. Respect your mother and enjoy sustainable, local shopping! 12PM – 6PM, House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Avenue, Brooklyn

Rijs Park Spring Market: Bringing on the warm weather by sheer force of will, the Rijs Park Beach Bazaar is hosting this shopping and brunching event out at the beach! 12PM – 6PM, 16702 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Queens

Vegan Market at Market Hotel – This is a market for 100% animal and cruelty-free products, including sweet and savory foods, cosmetics, clothing, accessories, and more! 12PM – 5PM, Market Hotel, 1140 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn

~Karen Seiger, Markets of New York City

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