Drink Local

Beer and Spirits of New York Pop-up 2016
This fall at Greenmarkets, meet New York State brewers and distillers, joined by Greenmarket's Grains Stand and neighborhood restaurants.

Greenmarket Book Signings

Greenmarket Book Signings
Books will be available for sale at the market during book signings. 

2016 Schedule
All signings held at the ​Union Square Greenmarket
Hosted by Food Book Fair

February is Local Spirits Month!

Join us Tuesdays in February at SINGL in the Hyatt Union Square. Each week will feature a different New York State distillery using locally-grown grains in their spirits.
Tickets are $25 and include an intimate talk and sampling of the spirits with the distillers themselves, plus snacks.
Proceeds benefit Greenmarket's Regional Grains Project

Times Square Greenmarket: Farm to TSq

You’ve always come to Times Square for the lights, entertainment, and energy – but now you can come for fresh, local New York State products too!

GrowNYC, Times Square Alliance, and Taste NY are coming together to present the Times Square Greenmarket: Farm to TSq

Masafest 2014

GrowNYC, Masienda Rockaway Beach 97st,  and Heritage Radio Network proudly present MASAFEST 2014! 

Masafest begins with a daytime open-to-the-public festival from 11am-4pm on Saturday, August 9th at the Rockaway Beach 97th Street Boardwalk! Corn-inspired street food by Rockaway Taco, Caracas Arepa Bar ,Cosme NYC, TACO SANTO and more! Games for kids! Tortilla-making demos by Hot Bread Kitchen! 

Greenmarket + Guests

Greenmarket + Guests

Greenmarket + Guests are popping up all over the city this season! For one day only, local food businesses set up shop alongside your favorite farmers for a day of delicious prepared foods, live music, and family-friendly activities. 

Greenmarket Summer Fridays

Summer Fridays 

Join us at the Union Square Greenmarket for Summer Fridays - June 17th, July 15th and August 19th from 4pm to 9pm for live music, a beer and cider garden, and prepared food from local restaurants.

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POSTPONED: An Evening with Greenmarket founder Barry Benepe

Apologies we must postpone the talk due to emergency repairs at the library. 
New date to be announced.

Farmers Markets from Gansevort to Union Square to Abingdon Square - an evening with Greenmarket founder Barry Benepe
Join Greenmarket founder Barry Benepe at the Jefferson Market Library as he shares history and anecdotes of the development of farmers markets in New York City through the decades.

Free, with RSVP:  212-475-9585 or

NYC Brewers Choice 2014

NYC Brewers Choice 2014, hosted by Jimmy's No. 43

The marquee event of the annual NYC Beer Week (February 21-March 1, 2014), this year's NYC Brewer's Choice has an all NY State focus. Greenmarket's Regional Grain Project and Valley Malt will provide locally grown and roasted malt that will be featured in many of the beers on offer. 

We are thrilled to announce construction is moving along and we are so close to opening the doors to our new public home, Project Farmhouse.

  • Greenmarket

    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.

  • Garden

    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.

  • Teach

    We foster future environmental stewards by providing 60,000 children each year with programs that provide meaningful interactions with the natural environment.