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GrowNYC in the News

GrowNYC's programs are frequently featured by local and national media outlets. Check out the highlights from recent months below.

October

Celebrity Images
City Of Bologna Celebrates Partnership With GrowNYC At Union Square's Night Market
WNYC
Italian Invasion of NYC's Greenmarket

September

ABC Channel 7
NYC Health Department Launched Farm to Preschool
Beer Busters
Steph's Brew Review: Greenmarket Wheat
NBC4 New York 
New NYC Program Encourages Healthy Eating for Kids
NBC4 New York
The New Greenmarket Cookbook
Roger Smith
Photo Essay: Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Greenmarket
WNYC
The Pleasures and Perils of the Farming Life 

 

August

Food52
5 Questions with GrowNYC's Gabrielle Langholtz
Gothamist
Tomato Season Brings Beautiful Bounty to New York City Greenmarkets 
Midtown Lunch
Rockefeller Center Greenmarket Returns in September 
The New York Times
Okra's Triumph of Taste Over Texture
NY1
La Marqueta Youthmarket

 

July

The Broadsheet Daily
Going Green on Governor's Island
Channel 12
Food for Thought: Youthmarket
DNAinfo
Help Grow And Eat Farm-Fresh Produce on Governors Island
The New York Times
Dining & Wine: To Brighten, Purple Snow Peas at the Greenmarket
The New York Times
New York City Backyards Welcome Chickens and Bees
Queens Chronicle
Recycle Unwanted Clothing at Corona Greenmarket
The Riverdale Press
Youthmarkets Set to Open
The Weather Channel
Gardens in the Concrete Jungle

June

Brooklyn Daily Eagle
From Farm to Table: Fresh Fruit, Vegetables on Sale at Greenmarket
Civil Eats
Baking with Local Flour: A 2-Way Conversation
DNAInfo.com
Beer Garden and Food Vendors to Pop Up at Union Square Night Market
The Guardian
The Finnish "Rye-volution" Begins in New York, Without Wheat or Yeast
The New York Times
To Cook: Asparagus Blends with the Seasons, The New Greenmarket Cookbook
Next City
How Public Markets Support Small Businesses Owned by Women, Minorities and Immigrants
Publisher's Weekly
Market Growth: PW Talks with Gabrielle Langholtz
Queens Courier
Sunnyside to Celebrate Summer with Free Food and Farm Festival
USA Today
Amazing Open-Air Markets
USA Today
New York City's Flagship Farmers Market is a Foodie Paradise
WNYC
Last Chance Foods: Radishes Are the Real Fast Food

May

The Chefs Connection
The Greenmarket in Pictures
The Chefs Connection
Union Square Greenmarket, May 14
Eater.com
Eater's Summer 2014 Cookbook Preview: The New Greenmarket Cookbook
Fox News 
Energy Fair in Union Square
The New York Times
Marcel Van Ooyen: Helping Flowers, Herbs and Sons Grow
Planet NYC
Local Food, New York's Connection to the Countryside
Saveur Magazine
Books Worth Buying: The New Greenmarket Cookbook
Staten Island Advance
Greenmarket Season 2014 Kicks Off in Staten Island
Staten Island Advance 
St. George Greenmarket Opens Saturday: Local Eggs, Organic Meats, Hand-Crafted Cheeses Expected
VH1
Big Morning Buzz: Union Square Greenmarket
Zester Daily
Eating the Landscape: Why Bakers Use Local Flour

April

Edible Manhattan
RECIPE: Move Over, Ramps — Broccoli Rabe Is April’s Unsung Vegetable
Gothamist
Ramps are in the Greenmarket
Gothamist
Glorious Eggs of All Kinds Now in Season at the Greenmarket
Huffington Post
Cooking Off the Cuff: A Horseradish Sauce That (Probably) Won't Make Your Eyes Tear
Village Voice
How the Five Boro Craft Beer Festival Supports Local Agriculture

March

Edible Brooklyn
Yes We Can: 4 Ways NYC Makes Kitchen Composting Easy
Edible Communities 
Local Heroes 2014: GrowNYC/Greenmarket
NY1
Brighter, Greener Future in Store for West Brighton Lot
Staten Island Advance
Neighborhood garden grows in West Brighton
Tasting Table
Spring Vegetables
Zester Daily
The Local Malt Issue That Can Change Craft Brewing

February

New York Magazine 
In Season: Northshire Farm's Savoy Cabbage
Paperhouses
Interview with GrowNYC
The Weather Channel
10 Magical Markets to Explore: Union Square Greenmarket
USA Today
Pop-Up Shops Spice Up Airport Retail Options

January 

Brooklyn Based
NYC Greenmarkets Seek Winter Warriors 
Forest Hills Times 
Forest Hills Greenmarket Now Open Year Round 
Times Ledger
Borough Greenmarkets Offer Fresh Food All Year Long
West Side Rag
Local Greenmarkets Look for Winter Warriors 

December 

DNAinfo.com
Forest Hills Greenmarket to Stay Open Year-Round
Huffington Post
The Best Eggnog

September

ABC News
JetBlue Brings Pop-Up Farm Stand to JFK Terminal 
DNAinfo
A Guide to Buying Apples at Your Neighborhood Greenmarket
Fox News: The Willis Report
Inside a Farmers Market with Todd English 
New York Business Journal
JetBlue to Bring Farmstand to JFK Airport
Seedstock
Greenmarket Grooms the Next Generation of Farmers through its New Farmer Development Project
Times Herald Record
City Greenmarkets Healthy for mid-Hudson Farmers
WNYC
Introducing Purple Tomatillos
 

August

Newsday
NYC Farmers Markets 
NY Daily News

Urban Oases are Blooming across the Boroughs in Community Gardens
The New York Times
The Trip From Bountiful: Take Advantage of August's Bounty With a Greenmarket Dinner Party
Recordonline.com
Goshen Family Farm a Long Haul, Big Change
Staten Island Advance
Staten Island Cooks Cheer for Fresh Produce at the Borough's Greenmarkets
Tasting Table 
Farmers' Market Tips from Chefs, Farmers and Restaurant Owners
The Village Voice
Bulich Mushrooms at the Greenmarket
WNYC
Last Chance Foods: Miracle or Just Moringa?

July

Fox 5 News
Mayor Bloomberg Wants to Recycle Everything

Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Bensonhurst Greenmarket Opens for the Season
Brooklyn Paper
Greenmarket Sprouts at the Barclays Center
Channel 7 News
"Veggie Van" Mobile Greenmarket Brings Fresh Produce to Lower East Side
Daily News
Barclays Center to Host Greenmarket Starting Next Week
DNAinfo New York
Elmhurst Greenmarket Brings Fresh, Organic Produce to Neighborhood  
Edible Manhattan
Now at Greenmarket, a Beer That Goes With the Grain
Fox 5 News
Mayor Bloomberg Wants NYC to Recycle Everything
Fox News
Produce Prescriptions Helping Families Fight Obesity
News 12: Brooklyn
GrowNYC and Barclays Center's Greenmarket Opens Despite Heat Wave
News 12: Brooklyn
Brooklyn Residents Prepare for Fourth of July at Bartel Pritchard Square Greenmarket on Prospect Park West 
News 12: The Bronx
GrowNYC Farmers Market on East 149th Street Offers Fresh Local Produce Outside Lincoln Hospital
NY1
Greenmarket Sprouts Up Outside Barclay Center
The New York Times
To Quench: A Wheat Beer Lavished With Belgian Undertones
The New York Times
Bill Cunningham: Farming
The Staten Island Advance
Low-income Seniors can Receive State Checks to Purchase Fresh Produce at 2 Staten Island Farmers' Markets
The Staten Island Advance 
More Shoppers Embracing Staten Island Mall's Greenmarket

June

Beverage World
Farm to Bottle
Crain's
Brooklyn Brewery Gives Local Beer New Meaning 
Dapper Guide

Brooklyn Greenmarket Wheat
Gothamist
New Brooklyn Brewery Beer Is Made From All (Relatively) Local Ingredients
NewYork.com
NYC Greenmarkets: Four Awesome Markets Beyond Union Square
Serious Eats 
Strawberries, Scapes, Snap Peas, and More at the Union Square Greenmarket
Serious Eats
It's All Happening at the Union Square Greenmarket
Times Ledger
Elmhurst Greenmarket Opens for Third Consecutive Year

May

Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Bay Ridgeites Look Forward to Buying Farm-Fresh Food at Greenmarket
Crain's 
Organic Grocery Owners Bring Home the Lettuce 
DNAInfo
Spring Brings Farmers Markets Back to Park Slope
DNAInfo
Strawberries, Rhubarb Hitting Greenmarkets This Week 
Edible Manhattan
For City Seniors, Greenmarket Offers a Golden Opportunity
NPR
In The Land Of Wild Ramps, It's Festival Time
NY1
Food Stamp Use Up at City Greenmarkets
Seedstock.com
Shared Interest Between Friends Helps Regional Grain Movement Gain Ground
Serious Eats
The First Strawberries Have Arrived at the Union Square Greenmarket (slideshow)
Staten Island Advance
Photos: Crowds Flock to Staten Island Farmers' Markets
The Brooklyn Paper
Chili Firemen
The Villager
Greenmarket Ramps Up for Spring and Summer Season
Times Ledger
Queens Greenmarkets See Rise in Food Stamp Customers

April

City Land
Greenmarket and the Urbanscape
Heritage Radio Network
Beer Sessions Radio - Local Grains and Water with June Russell 
Staten Island Advance
Think Spring, Shop the Staten Island Farmers Markets
Xinhaunet
Union Square Greenmarket in New York City

March

DNA.info
Forest Hills Greenmarket to Feature Cooking Classes and Composting
NorthJersey.com
Ronald Binaghi Sr, Old Tappan Farmer, Greenmarket Pioneer, Dies at 82

February

DNA Info
Wagner Middle Schoolers Go Green at Student-Run Farmers Market
Forest Hills Times
Greenmarket Coming Back to Forest Hills
inhabitat
Brooklyn’s El Jardin del Pueblo Transforms an Empty Lot into an Urban Farm
Tasting Table
Where's the Beef? 

January

El Diario
Abono millonario
Elle Magazine
13 Places to Donate Clothing
Village Voice
Union Square Greenmarket in Winter

December

CBS
NYC's 6 Best Greenmarket Gifts
Forest Hills/Rego Park Times
Reflections on the first year of the Forest Hills Greenmarket
Serious Eats
Market Scene: Winter Settles in at the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket

November

American Public Media: Marketplace
Sandy Outages Hit Food Stamp Recipients
DNAinfo.com
Year Round Farmers Market Keep New Yorkers Eating Local
Serious Eats
The 2012 Guide to Thanksgiving at the Union Square Greenmarket 
Serious Eats
The Union Square Greenmarket is Up and Running at Madison Square Park
Serious Eats
Getting Back to Normal at the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket
The Uptowner
Locally-Grown Produce, Cooking Demos Draw Residents to Uptown Youthmarket
WNYC
Last Chance Foods: Post-Sandy Farm Report

October

CBS 2 NY
Local Nonprofit Seeks To Make New York The Green City
City Limits
Seeing Green at the City’s Farmers’ Markets
The Daily News
Farmers Market Opens--at Night--in Harlem
inhabitat New York City
New Green City Brings Solar Cooking, Poo Power, a Recyclarium and More to Union Square Park
inhabitat New York City
New Green City: Don’t Miss This Fun Fall Celebration of Green in Union Square
The New Yorker
Talk of the Town: Dept of Agriculture - Indigenous
The New York Times
A Taste of Fall in a Bottle of Hard Cider
NY1
Union Square Park Hosts Green Fest
Serious Eats
Market Scene Special Edition: Sunrise at the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket
Serious Eats
Market Scene: Fall
Serious Eats
Market Scene: Winter Squash
Village Voice
Best of Awards: Union Square Greenmarket
The Wall Street Journal
Apple Growers Turn To Cider

September

Epicurious
Food Signs of Fall
Epicurious
Celeriac for Salad and For Salt
Grub Street
Deep Mountain Maple Bottles the Best of the 1012 Vintage
The New York Times
A Dynamic Duo - Beets and Beet Greens
Park Slope Patch
Squadron vs. Lander in Brooklyn Battle of the Burgers
Serious Eats
Market Scene Slideshow
Tasting Table
Tiny Treasures: Sour Mexican Gherkins
Time Out New York
Local Honey
Western Queens Gazette
Van Bramer Brings Farm Fresh Food To Queensbridge

August

Bensonhurst Bean
Slow Food NYC Awards The Bensonhurst Greenmarket With The Snail Of Approval
DNA Info
Teens Give Nutrition Lessons in the Waiting Room of a Bronx Hospital
The New York Times
Never Say 'No' to a Tomato Vine
Norwood News
USDA Leader Promotes Fresh Food Access in the Bronx
NY1
USDA Chair Visits Bronx to Examine Program Effectiveness
NY1
Elmhurst Greenmarket Pushing Healthy Initiative For Food Stamp Users
Serious Eats
Market Scene: Melons, Peppers, Tomatoes and More at the Union Square Greenmarket
Tasting Table
The Smoking Gun
Time Out New York
Seasonal Corn Dishes at New York City Restaurants
Time Out New York
Yellow Watermelons
Treehugger
New York's Union Square Greenmarket, the Best in the Nation?
The Village Voice
The Power of New York City's Farmers' Markets
The Village Voice
Heirloom Tomatoes Overwhelm Greenmarket -- Lowest Prices This Year So Far
WNYC
Greenmarket Sellers Bring 'Mother' Country Tastes to Union Square
WNYC
Last Chance Foods: Loving the Humble Hybrid Tomato

July

ABC Channel 7
Hospitals Host Farmers Markets to Offer Healthy Food
Delta Sky
NYC's Destination Farmers Markets
DNAInfo
City Offers $2 Bonus for New Yorkers Who Use Food Stamps at Farmers Markets
DNAInfo
Crowds Jam Into First Forest Hills Greenmarket
Edible Manhattan
From Farm to Food Pantry
Edible Manhattan
Local Produce for the Ninety-Eight Percent
Epoch Times
Health Bucks Expands to All NYC Farmers Markets
NBC Nightly News
Growing trend: Nighttime farmers markets
Nona Brooklyn
Rhubarb - From the Patch at Wilklow Orchards to the Pie at Four & Twenty Blackbirds
NY1
Program Encourages Food Stamp Use at City Farmers Markets
New York Daily News
Health on Menu: Teens helping Bronxites produce better meals
The New York Times
Unusual Chicory at Union Square
NYU Now Thanks to NYU Now, Kirsten Kiraly and William Gallego
See a Stop 'N' Swap in Action 
The Staten Island Advance
Greenmarket on Staten Island Offers A Fresh Alternative
The Staten Island Advance
GrowNYC's greenmarket at the SI Mall is open for business; more vendors coming by end of the month, vows manager
The Village Voice
What to Look for in the Farmers' Markets This Week: Shishito Peppers
WNYC
Greenmarket Sellers Bring "Mother" Country Tastes to Union Square Greenmarket

June

The Queens Courier
A Greenmarket Grows in Bensonhurst
Treehugger
New York's Union Square Greenmarket, the Best in the Nation?
United Federation of Teachers
Seeds of Learning: School gardens spread beauty, lessons across city

May

New York Times
How Do You Like Them Apples?
New York Times
Making Room for the Locals
Nona Brooklyn
Greenmarket Pick: Spring Kale from Fishkill Farm
Nona Brooklyn
Alex Villani of Blue Moon Fish
Serious Eats
Market Scene: Late Spring

April

Forest Hills Times
Greenmarket Working to Bring A Farmers Market to Forest Hills
Gourmet
File Under: Great Moneymaking Idea!
National Geographic
Top 10 Food Markets in the World
New York Times
Conquering Food Deserts
New York Times
Healthier Eating Starts on the Roof
New York Times
Push to Give Midsize Farms a Hub at a Bronx Market
New York Times
Breaking Booze: Hard Cider Coming to Greenmarket
Mott Haven Herald
A green-themed party for Earth at St. Mary’s Park
Serious Eats
Market Scene: Spring
Serious Eats
Market Scene: Asapargus, Fiddleheads, and Nettles
Treehugger
Drink Bottles Recycled Today in Times Square will be Converted into a School Garden

March

CBS New York
Emu Eggs Make Green Eggs and Ham A Very Real Possibility
Gothamist
Ramps for Sale at Union Square Greenmarket!
Metro Focus
Recycology in NYC: No to Yogurt Containers...
Nona Brooklyn
Greenmarket Pick: Bay Scallops from Seatuck Fish Company
NY1
Stop And Swap Event Attracts Many Earth-Friendly Queens Residents
Serious Eats
Heart of the House: Davy Hughes, Union Square Greenmarket

February

AM NY
NYC frugalistas explain the art of living on the cheap
Brooklyn Based
Surviving Winter at Brooklyn Greenmarkets
Columbia Spectator
Fresh, local produce comes to Harlem Bodegas
Edible
The Processed Food We're Proud to Eat
Tasting Table
Baker in the Rye
The Village Voice
Whelks Crawl Into the NYC Greenmarkets
WNYC
Think Global, Source Local

January

DNA Info
Food Stamp Use Soars at Union Square Greenmarket
NY1
Food Stamp Use At City Greenmarkets Flourishes During 2011
NY1
Swap Meet In Chinatown Helps New Yorkers Reuse Household Items
Serious Eats
Market Scenes Guide to Surviving Winter at the Greenmarket
The Tribeca Trib
Relocated Zuccotti Greenmarket Won't Return to the Park