A Guide to the Best Artisan, Farmer, Food & Flea Markets

Artisan Markets

The artisan markets are home to many of New York’s most talented designers, craftspeople and fine artists. These markets take traditional craft fairs to the next level through fine design, wild creativity, and innovative use of technology. Visit the artisan markets and buy handmade products directly from the people who made them. You will find future trends in jewelry, accessories, fashion designs, decorative pillows and lamps, candles, organic body products and so much more.

Weekend Market Picks April 25 & 26, 2015: Rocket Salad

As much as I love root vegetables, I am looking forward to all the new and delicious produce coming into the farmers markets. This bunch of arugula, also known as Rocket or roquette, or Eruca sativa (thanks, Wikipedia), is such a welcome site from Northshire Farm in West Winfield, New

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SKT Ceramics Studio Sale on Wednesday & Sunday

If you have ever been to the Brooklyn Flea, you have probably fallen in love with the beautiful work of SKT Ceramics featuring lovely penguins, foxes, chicks, bunnies and so many more sweet animals. Artisan Susannah Tisue is hosting a studio sale on Wednesday evening and Sunday afternoon that is

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Weekend Market Picks April 17 & 18, 2015!

  By now, most of the markets are open again for the 2015 season after a bit of winter hibernation! The LIC Flea opened last weekend, and it was wonderful. Great artisans, food and flea vendors, a new beer garden with 6 Queens breweries, and a fun crowd. Many of

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Weekend Market Picks April 11 & 12, 2015: A Wealth of Spring Markets

  Artist and Musician Nadia Ackerman of Natchie Art has captured the feeling of the High Line in her new illustration. I received a print of it for as a birthday gift, and I love all the little people both in the park and also in the buildings nearby. I

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Weekend Market Picks April 4 & 5, 2015: Time for Seasonal Grand Openings

It’s definitely starting to feel a bit more like spring, isn’t it? On Friday I went out without my coat for the first time in 2015. The markets are certainly starting to pick up too! Several markets are celebrating their seasonal outdoor openings. A new market in Bushwick is having

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