Greenmarket Events

Events at Union Square Greenmarket

Friday, March 17th
EscapeMaker's Maple Fest
Taste samples of maple products of all kinds while you learn about maple-themed agratourism! Plan a visit outside the city to tour sugarhouses and see how trees are tapped in real life. EscapeMaker can point the way!

Saturday, April 22nd
League of Kitchens cooking demonstration

Saturday, April 29th
Abigail Restaurant (formerly Camaje) and FeedFeed cooking demonstration

Greenmarket Book Signings, hosted by Food Book Fair are listed here

View Past Events Here

Beer, Spirits & Ciders of NY Pop-up: Sept - Nov 2016
Union Square Maple Fest: March 2016
Jimmy's No 43 Cassoulet Cook-Off: January 2016
Seafood Fest at Union Square: June 2015
Local Spirits Month at SINGL: February 2015
Book Signing: Amy Chaplin At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen
Book Signing: Erin Scott Yummy Supper
Book Signing: Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg The Vegetarian Flavor Bible
Book Signing: Marissa McClellan Preserving by the Pint: Quick Seasonal Canning for Small Spaces
Book Signing: The Beekman Boys 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook 
Book Signging: Leda Meredith Northeast Foraging and Preserving Everything
Book Signing: Rowan Jacobsen Apples of Uncommon Character
Cider Week Night Market: October 2014
Mercato Notturno Night Market: October 2014
Seafood Throwdown at the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket: July 2014
Book Signing: Martha Rose Shulman The Simple Art of Vegetarian Cooking
Book Signing: Marc Forgione Recipes and Stories
David Lebovitz My Paris Kitchen
A Toast to Gotham: GrowNYC Gala: April 2014

Food Book Fair: April 2014
Farmers Markets from Gansevort to Union Square to Abingdon Square - an evening with Greenmarket founder Barry Benepe: February 2014
Follow the Frog with Rainforest Alliance: September 2013
A Midsummer's Night at Greenmarket: July 2013
Screening: A Local Grain Renaissance in the Northeast
Educated Eater Panel: International Cooking, Local Ingredients: May 2013
Scaling Up Local: Distribution Issues and Innovations in the Value Chain: March 2013
Fifth Annual Cassoulet Cookoff: January 2013
Food Book Fair Greenmarket Series: December 2012
Educated Eater Panel: Mission Driven Distribution: December 2012
The New School's Outdoor Classroom in the Union Square Greenmarket: November 2012
Educated Eater Panel: Rye: One Wheat, Many Ways: October 2012
Harlem Pop Up Greenmarket, New York City's First Night Greenmarket: October 2012
Open House New York at the Union Square Greenmarket: October 2012
NOFA-NY's Eat Local Challenge: September 2012
Educated Eater Panel: What's Behind the Label? September 19, 2012 
Greenmarket Youth Ed Sandwich Smackdown!: September 8, 2012
Discover You Can: Greenmarket Canning Demonstrations: Summer 2012
Fifth Annual Taste of Greenmarket: Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Earth Week: Friday, April 20, 2012
New School's Outdoor Classroom in the Union Square Greenmarket: April 13, 20 & 28, 2012
Farm Bill Discussion and Booksigning with Dan Imhoff: Friday, May 4, 2012
Greenmarket Winter Challenge: 12 week challenge to incentivize customers to attend winter markets regularly: January-April 2012
Home Baker's Meet-up and Grain-to-Glass Pop-up Bar: March 13, 2012
Farm to City Expo: Connecting Farmers to NYC's Wholesale Food System: March 6, 2012
To Your Mouth! Cayuga Pure Organics and Farmer Ground Flour at Brooklyn Kitchen: February 19, 2012
Jimmy's No. 43 Fourth Annual Cassoulet Cook Off: January 8, 2012
Educated Eater Panel: Farmland Preservation November 16, 2011
Educated Eater Panel: In Defense of Corn September 14, 2011
Educated Eater Panel: Immigrant Farmers & Local Food: Greenmarket's International Community August 24, 2011
Greenmarket 35th Anniversary Party August 31, 2011
Taste of Greenmarket Wednesday June 22, 2011
Partner Event: The Greenhorns film premiere and panel discussion May 11, 2011
Partner Event: Shared Bounty: Connecting Local Agriculture and Urban Buyers May 7, 2011
Partner Event: New Museum's Festival of Ideas for The New City May 7, 2011
Partner Event: Making Brooklyn Bloom March 12, 2011
Jimmy's No. 43 Cassoulet Cook Off Fundraiser January 22, 2011

Greenmarket Grains Week, November 14-21, 2010
Pie Bake Off Terra Madre Fundraiser, October 16, 2010
Taste of Greenmarket, October 6, 2010
Educated Eater: Regional Processing from Strawberry Fields to Strawberry Jam, September 14, 2010
Gourmet Latino Festival, June 5-12, 2010
Clothing Drive at Brooklyn Borough Hall Greenmarket, June 5, 2010
Educated Eater:Cutting the Curd, May 1, 2010
Greenmarket's Annual Plant Sales, April & May, 2010
Educated Eater:Off The Hook WhyLocal Seafood isSustainable, March 13, 2010
Jimmy's No. 43 Cassoulet Cook Off Fundraiser, January 16, 2010

Dr. Kathleen Merrigan visits GrowNYC's Project Farmhouse to discuss the evolution of food law and policy. 

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