Absence makes the heart grow fonder, right?
This week, we’re switching up our weekly What We’re Reading to celebrate spring. Read on to find out what we’re coveting at the Greenmarket these days.
Cancel your brunch plans and start fasting Saturday night because this Sunday, June 23rd the New Amsterdam Market is back!
Peas are showing up on purportedly locavore menus around town, but honest local pods won’t debut at Greenmarket for another month or so. Until then, we like to pre-game with PEA SHOOTS, which are literally popping up all over and contain the true taste of the finished product, minus the waiting.
Jeanne Hodesh of Greenmarkets tells us what green goodies to look for while we’re waiting for spring produce to arrive.
City Council members will vote Wednesday whether to allow rezoning on Pier 17 and the East River waterfront in Lower Manhattan, a move which would allow the iconic, city-owned Fulton Fish Market buildings to be destroyed and replaced with a luxury high-rise complex whose details have not been disclosed to the public.
Yesterday the Department of Sanitation and Grow NYC dropped some pretty heavy news on New York City: since they introduced collections at Greenmarkets in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Staten Island in 2011, they’ve collection ONE MILLION POUNDS of compost.
Why New York’s junior senator could be the best hope for our nation’s broken food policy.
Blue Moon Fish will be hosting a fundraiser at Southpaw on Fifth Avenue in Park Slope on Sunday, November 6th from 2 to 8 p.m. The shindig is to support two fellow Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket farmers whose fields were destroyed by Hurricane Irene: Kira Kinney at Evolutionary Organics and Ray Bradley of Bradley Farm, whom we just profiled this summer in the magazine.
Crossing the Danube Canal from Vienna’s glittering historic center to the city’s less glamorous Second District, I knew I was entering our borough’s “sister…