Farmers Markets in New York City

AWNY | Australian Women in New York

by Nicole Smith

Summer is the season for fresh produce and you can find a cornucopia of produce, flowers, fish, meat, cheese and wine amongst the city’s Greenmarkets.

The New York City Greenmarket organisation began in 1976 with 12 farmers in a parking lot on 59th Street and 2nd Ave and has now grown to become the largest and most diverse outdoor urban farmers market network in the country, currently with 54 markets  and over 230 family farms and fisherman participating.

Listed below is a selection of Farmers Markets around the city, but for more information or to find a market near you, search the Greenmarket database.

Union Square Farmer’s Market
Where: Union Square West from 15th to 17th Streets, E17th Street from Broadway to Park Avenue South
When: Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays & Saturdays, 8am – 6pm

Known as the most famous Greenmarket in NYC, Union Square offers two acres of greenmarket with…

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