NYC Guide: Union Square Greenmarket

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Something I don’t do nearly often enough: make my way down to the Union Square Greenmarket on the weekends. This is the time of year that the market really comes to life, with amazing produce, fresh flowers, tons of plants, and pretty much anything else your foodie heart could desire – meat, cheese, jams, yogurt – all refreshingly devoid of the gross chemicals and preservatives present in all too many grocery store items. There are typically over 100 farmers and purveyors at the market, which is open Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. I’m not much of a cook so that’s part of why I don’t make my way over there too often, but now that I’ve discovered the crazy gorgeous ranunculus and anemones they’ve had recently, I’ve become newly devoted and determined to get myself down there more often! Read on to see some photos I took on my last Union Square outing…

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Ruffly tulips! Insert heart-eyed emoji here.

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Carrots fresh from the dirt.

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I love the texture here.

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Andrews Honey.

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I looooove flowering branches! I should probably get some for my apartment, but I’m always afraid they might fall over since they’re so tall.

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Union Square Greenmarket

Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 8 AM – 6 PM, year-round

7 comments

  1. Andrew says: April 25, 2016

    Jackie- amazing pictures!!

  2. Elana says: April 25, 2016

    GORGEOUS!

  3. Patricia Ratcliffe says: April 26, 2016

    Beautiful photos, as always, except for those carrots. Sorry but they look gross!!

  4. Rose says: April 26, 2016

    Feeling so inspired!

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