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.

Portraits of Heirloom Tomatoes

  Thanks to Stokes Farm and GrowNYC for providing the beautiful, fragrant, and delicious models. ~Karen Seiger, Markets Of New York City

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Weekend Market Picks August 13 & 14, 2016: Eat Your Colors

  Do you find yourself sweating while sitting still? Do you dread opening your air conditioning bill? Have your popsicles turned into juice puddles on the way home from the store? Well, that’s August for you. On the other hand, we have the most beautiful, fragrant, and delicious fruits and

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Weekend Market Picks August 6 & 7, 2016: Anticipating Peach Pie

  It’s Peach Season and the Rio Olympics opened! I’m in summertime heaven! There was a late frost that destroyed many of the peach blossoms, but our farmers have managed to nurture the remaining fruit to sweet, juicy perfection. Peaches are my favorite North American fruit. Their only competition for

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The Meditative Beauty of the Fort Green Greenmarket

James and I made a special trip to the Fort Greene Greenmarket on Saturday to select tomatoes from the incredible variety grown by Wilklow Orchards. However, we got there rather late in the day, and virtually all the tomatoes had been purchased. Fortunately, that means we’ll have to go back!

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Weekend Market Picks July 30 & 31, 2016: Tomato Season Is Here

And so we find ourselves at the height of summer. The bad news is that you sweat without moving. The good news is fat, juicy tomatoes! And corn! And peaches! Nothing tastes quite like a tomato that’s still warmed in the sun. Weekend Market Picks Saturday, July 30, 2016 Astoria

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