Tag: NYC Greenmarkets

The Best Thing at the Greenmarkets Today Isn’t Edible…Yet

These days, everyone’s abuzz over the arrival of spring at the Greenmarket. I’ve seen triumphant tweets about asparagus and fiddleheads and obsessive instagramming of duck eggs and ramps. But my personal favorite Greenmarket goods, which returned to Union Square last week, aren’t actually ready to eat.

FROM OUR RECIPE ARCHIVES: Cornmeal Buckwheat Pound Cake

When you hit the Greenmarket this weekend, pick up some Farmer Ground Flour (sold at the Cayuga Pure Organics stands) and try this earthy, rustic pound cake from June Russell, farm inspection manager for the Greenmarkets. Made of cornmeal, buckwheat and wheat, it’s a cross between cake and cornbread and makes a wonderful winter treat.

Japanese Techniques Meet Greenmarket Bounty

The emerging disorder among the sustainable set strikes at the height of the fall harvest season, when some locavores break out in a cold sweat at the sight of yet another kale salad, roast chicken or apple crisp.