GrowNYC in the News 2012

December 2012

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 2012

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 2012

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 2012

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 2012

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 2012

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 2012

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 2012

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 2012

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 2012

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 2012

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 2012

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

​During National Latinx Heritage Month in the United States we recognize the contributions of Latinx and Hispanic Americans to the country's history, heritage, and culture. Learn more from GrowNYC's FARMroots Beginning Farmer Program Manager, Gabriela Pereyra. 

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    Our network of farmers markets, Youthmarkets, Fresh Food Box pick-ups, and Greenmarket Co. ensures that all New Yorkers have access to the freshest, healthiest local food.

  • Recycle

    We blanket the five boroughs with resources like textile and food scrap collection, Stop 'N' Swaps, and free training to make waste reduction easy for all.

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    We build and rejuvenate community & school gardens in all 5 boroughs, and support even more gardens through volunteer days, technical assistance, school garden grants, & more.

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