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Fresh Finds: The Best of NYC Greenmarkets

by Alyssa Grossman, 05/01/2012

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  • More Farm-Fresh Picks:
    Jamerican Produce 
    Jamaican-born farmer Rodrick Brown strikes a balance between conventional crops like tomatoes and cucumbers and native favorites including Caribbean pumpkin, callaloo, okra and Scotch bonnet peppers.
    When and where:
    Saturday: Grand Army Plaza (during growing season)
    Sunday: Cortelyou 

    Millport Dairy
    This Lancaster County farm has mastered the process of making raw milk cheese. You'll find fresh selections including sharp cheddar, Colby, Monterey horseradish and baby Swiss at the markets year-round. 
    When and where: 
    Wednesday: Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, Union Square
    Thursday: Columbia, Brooklyn Borough Hall, Tucker Square
    Friday: City Hall Park, Union Square
    Saturday: Sunnyside (June 2–December 22), Tribeca, Brooklyn Borough Hall

    Salento Farm 
    Husband-and-wife team Patrick Salvati and Dorothy DeMarco channel Dorothy's Italian roots and specialize in garlic and eggplant products, such as homemade garlic powder with lemon, rosemary or chiles and pickled eggplant with capers, olives, vinegar and spices. 
    When and where:
    Saturday: Fort Greene Park (during growing season), Union Square, Greenpoint/McCarren Park
    Sunday: 79th Street

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