A 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 September 19, 20 & 21, 2014: Irixx Screen’s Gallery Show

Irixx Screen is having his first gallery show! You may know him from his D.U.O Gear shirts, hats, jackets and giant bear hugs at The Market NYC, where he holds court and makes friends with people from around the world. He is also a talented and passionate fine artist. I

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Guest Market: Stone Barns Center Is Creating the Future of Farming

A visit to Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture is the day trip you dream about. Rolling fields, delicious food, adorable piggies, and all less than an hour from New York City. Stone Barns Center in Pocantico Hills, NY is a beautiful farm situated on the Rockefeller Estate. And

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Weekend Market Picks September 13 & 14, 2014: Shop to Save Badass Dogs

  The fall market season is really heating up! Are you looking for an old bike or an antique book? Do you like vegan food or high fashion? Then there’s an event for you somewhere in the city. I want to make a special mention of the Badass Brooklyn Fall

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Late Summer into Early Fall at the Farmers Markets

Mercifully, the transition from my beloved tomatoes and peaches to full fall fare is gradual enough for me to prepare myself emotionally for the summer season to come to an end for another year. I make sure to have a continuous supply of each in the apartment as long as

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Weekend Market Picks Septemer 6th & 7th, 2014: Mochi from Hanaka NYC

We used to have mochi for dessert every Friday at our favorite sushi restaurant before it lost its lease (so sad). The mochi we would have for dessert were rice flour balls filled with green tea, red bean, mango or coconut ice cream for dessert. You’ve probably had them many

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