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Union Square Greenmarket

15th St. to 17th St. at Park South
East of Broadway
New York, NY, 10003, United States
TEL: (212) 788-7476

The Spread: Never mind that New York ranks 25th out of 30 cities for farmers' markets in our AFC survey: this market has as much variety as the Big Apple itself. Customers as high profile as Dan Barber (the sustainable-food guru who was voted America's Best Chef by the James Beard Foundation in 2009) shop for ingredients here. Though it's held three days a week, the Saturday market is the biggest, with 80 vendors selling seasonal produce like cardoons, pea shoots, quince, Concord grapes, ramps, black currants, and 88 different apple varieties; local-grown and milled rye and cornmeal flour; and meat and seafood like fresh rabbit loin and wild-caught bluefish, squid, and bonito.

Most Unusual Find: Emu and ostrich eggs—so big that each is equivalent to six chicken eggs—from Roaming Acres Farm in Columbia County.

Amenities

Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Sunday - Closed
  • Thursday - Closed
  • Tuesday - Closed

Shop Type:: Farm market

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