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

Farmers Markets

The indoor and outdoor food markets throughout New York City are at the heart of food innovation, the new go-to spots for food lovers. Imagine a sumptuous, buttery fresh lobster roll, or a brick oven pizza. Or maybe something exotic, like an authentic pupusa, a small corn tortilla filled with savory beans and cheese, or a spicy kimmchi dog. Follow up your main course with three mini-cupcakes in flavors you have probably never imagined, like lavender chocolate, maple bacon and blueberry port mascarpone. These gastronomic delights – and so many more – are made locally or regionally with the freshest ingredients available.

Weekend Market Picks April 30 & May 1, 2016: Rubyzaar Baked Rice Krispie Rolls

Earl Grey, Dark  Chocolate, and Smoked Almond Kashmir Rice Krispie Roll from Rubyzaar Baked at Smorgasburg Every December, I look forward to having one of the most amazing cookies in the world at the Union Square Holiday Market. The cookie is called the Kashmir, and it is made by the

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GrowNYC’s FARMroots Program Boosts Farmers’ Sales by $327K

I received this press release from GrowNYC about a program to help farmers with their marketing strategies. You don’t think about farmers as marketers (although they invented farmers markets, right?). But marketing is about looking at your offerings from your customers’ perspective, imagining how they want to see your products.

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Weekend Market Picks April 23 & 24 2016: Retro NY Metro History Art

A Glimpse of Glamor: Audrey Hepburn Compact from Retro NY Metro  There is nothing quite so nostalgic as New York City’s illustrious past. Retro NY Metro is an artisan company that combines beloved photos with useful everyday products to create practical and usable photo art. I have admired their products

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Down To Earth Farmers Markets Organization Releases 2016 Schedule

April 2016 (Ossining, NY) – It’s the paradox of our time: we’re more digitally connected than ever before, yet more harried. More fragmented. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Every week at Down to Earth Farmers Markets, the region’s best farmers and food makers sell delicious foods that

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Weekend Market Picks April 16 & 17, 2016

  I love this time of year because the tulips are starting to bloom, and the markets are opening for the year! It looks like it’s going to be a glorious weekend to spend a lot of time outside among the flowers. So why not plan on visiting these 10

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