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 August 1 & 2, 2015: Sweet White Elephant

I’m back! I was in Las Vegas for a technology conference, but mostly to visit Grandma Teapot, my friend who is 103 years old. What an amazing woman, filled with incredible stories about life in the US throughout the last century. We just missed that crazy pool fire in our

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Weekend Market Picks July 18 & 19, 2015: Stylish Toppers from Flamekeepers Hat Club

I met Marc Williamson of the Flamekeepers Hat Club at the Pop Up Flea earlier this year. Marc was named as one of New York’s most stylish people by Time Out Magazine in 2013, and he shares his aesthetic as the founder of this wonderful hat store in Harlem. There

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Fluffy, Flavorful Fennel from Lani’s Farm

  Have you ever eaten or cooked with fennel? I can say I have eaten it, but I can’t recall ever having cooked with it. These fennel plants from Lani’s Farm at Down To Earth Market in Larchmont, NY and the Union Square Greenmarket looked so lush and beautiful that

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Weekend Market Picks July 11 & 12, 2015: Cherry Season!

Cherry Season is here. Red Jacket Orchards has had piles of plump, sweet red and white cherries in NYC’s Greenmarkets every day of the week. Grab a few handfuls for a wonderful snack, or more for a pie – or two. I feel like the cherries are extra delicious this

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VIDEO: Farm Fresh Creamline Gelato

  I was wandering through the Union Square Greenmarket at lunchtime today, and I saw a sign for gelato! I love buying wonderful ingredients from our farmers, but sometimes it’s nice to find something you don’t need to prepare. You can spoon cold creamy gelato directly into your mouth. So

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