Greenmarket Recipes: Seared Duck Breast with Cherry Salsa

photo credit: Dinner with Deems

photo credit: Dinner with Deems

Strolling through the Union Square Greenmarket, one thing is for certain…it’s cherry season! Food blogger Dimia Fogam of dinnerwithdeems.com shared this beautiful and easy summer dish with us, showcasing this season’s bounty! Read on for the recipe for this Seared Duck Breast with Cherry Salsa using duck from the Hudson Valley Duck Farm and cherries from Locust Grove Farms.

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Union Square’s Nightmarket Returns Along With The New Greenmarket Cookbook!

June GrowNYC NightMarketFlyer_Page_1Union Square’s popular Nightmarket is returning next Friday, June 6th! Introduced last year, the Nightmarket is an opportunity for Greenmarket fans to shop the Farmer’s Market a little later (until 8 PM), enjoy food prepared by Union Square restaurants, live music and other fun, family activities. See photos from last year’s Nightmarket here.

In addition to the Nightmarket festivities, The New Greenmarket Cookbook is being released tomorrow, May 31st.  The cookbook features recipes from legendary chefs and Continue reading

Greenmarket Recipes: Roasted Carrots from Phillips Farm

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With cold weather and a chance of snow predicted, it definitely sounds like we’ll be staying in, keeping warm and watching Netflix all weekend. With all of this time on your hands and the fresh, local ingredients from the Union Square Greenmarket, we thought we’d partner up with food blogger Dimia Fogam to share this wonderful, easy and healthy recipe of roasted local carrots that are the perfect companion to any winter meal. Continue reading

The Union Square Greenmarket is Open Today

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Despite Winter Storm Janus and the bitter cold, the Union Square Greenmarket is open for business! Stop by and show the farmers and producers some love. Check in at the Continue reading

Pick Up Your Winter Warrior Card at the Greenmarket

What is a Winter Warrior, you ask? For our dedicated neighbors who have braved the rain, sleet, snow and Polar Vortex to find the perfect butternut squash, you are a Winter Warrior! The friendly farmers at the Union Square Greenmarket would like to show you some appreciation.

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The Union Square Greenmarket Takes On The Night!

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The Union Square Greenmarket is turning 37! Celebrate at the Union Square’s first-ever Night Market, a special, one-time event happening Wednesday, July 17th from 4 PM – 8 PM.  In addition to the fabulous, fresh, local fare from the farmer’s market, Continue reading

Ostrich Eggs Not in Season – Who Knew?

Emu and Ostrich eggs can be found at the Union Square Greenmarket

Today we walked over to the Union Square Greenmarket to check out Emu eggs.  We had always had a desire to make a omelette with ostrich eggs (Flinstone style!).  After seeing a delightful recipe for Wylie Dufresne’s Emu-Egg Fondue in New York Magazine, we were intrigued!  Turns out, ostrich eggs are not in season and the market is only selling the shells.  Emu eggs are available!  Has anyone tried this recipe?