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: 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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Wowza! My THOUSANDTH Market Story!

  Golly! I have written ONE THOUSAND STORIES about markets as of right this very instant. Markets have been around for millennia, and yet we modern denizens of one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world still get excited when we come across a group of tents in a

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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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Weekend Market Picks April 29 & 30, 2017: Springtime Spruce Up

    So, is Spring over? It’s going to be in the 80′s again today, so leave the sweaters and pull out the sandals. There are bunches of amazing markets this weekend all over town. And the Greenmarkets are brimming with the fruits and veggies of the early growing season.

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Weekend Market Picks April 22 & 23, 2016: Earth Day & RAMPS!

  Ramp Season is the best! Ramps are wild leeks. They grow naturally on our regional farms, and so our farmers get to harvest them without having to cultivate them. They are lovely and mild, and they add a wonderful flavor to almost any savory dish. I like like them

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