Gallery: Market Scene: Union Square Greenmarket

Sugar Pumpkins, Keith's Farm
Sugar Pumpkins, Keith's Farm

You can't look in any direction at the market without seeing a pumpkin these days. Keith's beautiful sugar pumpkins looked particularly good.

Organic Apples, Keith's Farm
Organic Apples, Keith's Farm

It's really hard to grow apples organically--the specimens at Keith's have the blemishes to prove it.

Apples, Terhune Orchards
Apples, Terhune Orchards

WInesaps, Cortlands, Mutsus, Braeburns, Granny Smiths, or perhaps some Honey Crisps if you're feeling fancy--Terhune had the best selection of apples this week.

Brussel Sprouts, Cherry Lane Farms
Brussel Sprouts, Cherry Lane Farms

The first brussels sprouts of the season are in--they'll get better as the weather gets colder, but these are looking pretty good already.

White Sweet Potatoes, Paffenroth Gardens
White Sweet Potatoes, Paffenroth Gardens

Orange-fleshed sweet potatoes? Yawn. Mix it up with some of these white sweet potatoes.

Rutabagas, Paffenroth Gardens
Rutabagas, Paffenroth Gardens

The rutabagas at Paffenroth this week were downright striking.

Pears, Tree-Licious Orchards
Pears, Tree-Licious Orchards

Bartlett, Bosc, or Asian, take your pick.

Cardoons, Eckerton Hill Farm
Cardoons, Eckerton Hill Farm

Not mutant celery, but cardoons, a member of the artichoke family.

Broccoli, Queens County Farm Museum
Broccoli, Queens County Farm Museum

These broccoli have tender stalks and edible leaves--perfect for stir fries or even just shaving into a salad.

Bordeaux Radishes, Bodhitree Farm
Bordeaux Radishes, Bodhitree Farm

These radishes, native to Hawaii and Korea, are new to Bodhitree Farm.