Gallery: Market Scene: Cherries, Berries, Peaches (and Some Vegetables) at the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket

Cherries, Maxwell's Farmstand
Cherries, Maxwell's Farmstand

The lush red fruits were out in abundance.

Strawberries, Maxwell's Farmstand
Strawberries, Maxwell's Farmstand

Strawberries have been on the Greenmarket scene for weeks now, and they're still going strong.

Cauliflower, Maxwell's Farmstand
Cauliflower, Maxwell's Farmstand

The white crucifers made their first appearance yet this summer.

Cucumbers, Maxwell's Farmstand
Cucumbers, Maxwell's Farmstand

Crunchy, juicy cukes, perfect for summertime snacking or pickling.

Peaches, Kernan Farms
Peaches, Kernan Farms

Peach season at last! Let's hope we get a good many more weeks of this beautiful, fragrant fruit.

Summer Squash, Kernan Farms
Summer Squash, Kernan Farms

Earlier in the summer, plain ol' green and yellow zucchini showed up at the Greenmarket. The past few weeks have seen a proliferation of summer squash, like these pale green orbs.

Bushel of Basil, Kernan Farms
Bushel of Basil, Kernan Farms

It's basil season. This huge barrel was one of two on display at Kernan Farms' stand.

Kohlrabi, Evolutionary Organics
Kohlrabi, Evolutionary Organics

This surprisingly versatile root vegetable comes in two shades: pale green, and dark, royal purple.

Garlic, Evolutionary Organics
Garlic, Evolutionary Organics

What's the abundance of summer vegetables without garlic to season 'em up?

Peas, Kernan Farms
Peas, Kernan Farms

Peas, peas, plenty o' green peas.

Beets, Kernan Farms
Beets, Kernan Farms

Sweet, earthy ruby red beauties.

Red Currants, Wilklow Orchards
Red Currants, Wilklow Orchards

Tart red currants, perfect for jam or compotes.

Market Scene: Cherries, Berries, Peaches (and Some Vegetables) at the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket