Market Scene: Rhubarb, Flowering Chives and Ramps at the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket
In season now: Asparagus, Rhubarb, Ramps, Radishes, Green Garlic, Strawberries, Spring Greens and Lettuces, Green Onions
In season soon: More Strawberries, Blueberries, Raspberries, Collards, Peas, Pea Shoots, Summer Squash, Kohlrabi
Overcast skies and drizzling mist didn't deter Brooklynites from descending on Grand Army Plaza last Saturday for spring vegetables, meat, and cheese. Among the offerings: gorgeous blooming herbs, commonplace-but-beloved spinach, yes, ramps. Click through the slideshow above for a closer look at these May beauties, and check out the market tomorrow!
About the author: Lauren Rothman is a former Serious Eats intern, a freelance catering chef, and an obsessive chronicler of all things culinary. Try the original recipes on her blog, For the Love of Food, and follow her on Twitter @Lochina186.