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Union Square Greenmarket

Union Square Greenmarket

North and West sides of Union Square Park  [map
Open Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays
Market Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

2014 schedule changes: closed Friday 11/28.

WIC and FMNP checks accepted at farmer stands
EBT/Food Stamps accepted at the market info tent 9am to 4pm.

Compost Collection: Every market day, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Textile Recycling Collection: Mondays & Saturdays Only, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

View a daily farmer listing of who's in and who's out. What's in, what's not to be missed, and what's especially delicious and beautiful - every single market day.

The world-famous Union Square Greenmarket began with just a few farmers in 1976, has grown exponentially; in peak season 140 regional farmers, fishers, and bakers sell their products to a dedicated legion of city dwellers. As Greenmarket's flagship market, the seasonal bounty is unparalleled, with hundreds of varieties to choose from during any given season. From just-picked fresh fruits and vegetables, to heritage meats and award-winning farmstead cheeses, artisan breads, jams, pickles, a profusion of cut flowers and plants, wine, ciders, maple syrup and much more.

Located in one of New York City's great public spaces, the atmosphere at Union Square on a market day is electric: 60,000 market shoppers shop and chat with farmers; students of all ages tour the market and learn about seasonality; visitors watch and taste cooking demonstrations by some of New York's hottest local chefs. 

Farmers

MARKET ATTENDANCE: Daily Farmer Listing

Maps showing where to find the Farmers, Fishers and Producers at Union Square.

 
Monday
 
 
 
Friday
 
 
 
Index of all producers

Weekly Events & Activities

We maintain a busy schedule of weekly events and activities.  Information can be found at the Market Information Tent (look for the GrowNYC logo).

Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Food scrap collection for composting by LES Ecology Center 
NE corner of Union Square, Park Ave & 17th Street 

Every Monday & Friday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Through August 25th
Free Food Stamp Screenings
Customers who would like to find out if they qualify for SNAP benefits (aka, Food Stamps) can attend free screenings provided by Met Council, Food Bank NYC, and NYC Coalition Against Hunger.
 

All events will be held at Union Square unless otherwise noted.

Monday

-GrowNYC's Textile Recycling collects unwanted clothing and textiles and arranges for them to be recycled on MONDAYS & SATURDAYS ONLY, 8am-4pm.
-Greenmarket Education Station hosts school tours, cooking demonstrations, interactive displays, tastings, and peer-to-peer programming.

Wednesday

-Greenmarket Education Station hosts school tours, cooking demonstrations, interactive displays, tastings, and peer-to-peer programming.

Friday

-Greenmarket Education Station hosts school tours, cooking demonstrations, interactive displays, tastings, and peer-to-peer programming.

Saturday

-GrowNYC's Textile Recycling collects unwanted clothing and textiles and arranges for them to be recycled on MONDAYS & SATURDAYS ONLY, 8am-4pm.

Upcoming Market Events

All Union Square Book Signings hosted by the Food Book Fair 

Friday, August 1st
Celebrate National Farmer's Day!  Help us kick off National Farmer's Market week and send a card to your favorite farmer and thank them for their hard work and delicious produce.

August 23rd - 29th
Tomato Week! 

Every market day during tomato week will feature a tomato-themed demonstration.  Come learn about different heirloom varieties and the many, many ways you can enjoy summer's most versatile fruit!

Every Saturday, 11:30am
Beat the Heat Cooking Demos
Stop by the manager's station for a refreshing "cooking" demonstration to cool off during the dog days of summer.  Look out for spritzers, milkshakes, virgin cocktails, and more!

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 12 p.m.
Affordable Meals for Four
Stop by the manager's station to learn how to make a quick and easy dish using the freshest market ingredients- all for under $5 dollars a person.  Free tastes!

Saturday, September 27th, 11am  The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook