Market Scene: NY

Snapshots from the farmers market.

Market Scene: Mustard Greens, Sugar Snaps, and Squash Blossoms at the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket

Slideshow SLIDESHOW: Market Scene: Mustard Greens, Sugar Snaps, and Squash Blossoms at the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket

[Photographs: Lauren Rothman]

In season now: Asparagus, Rhubarb, Radishes, Strawberries, Peas, Pea Shoots, Kohlrabi, Squash Blossoms
In season soon: Blueberries, Raspberries, Collards, Summer Squash, Beets

Spring continues to get more and more exciting as warm weather produce floods the Greenmarkets, adding flashes of color to the greens and browns from earlier in the season. Rhubarb and strawberries are still going strong, and last week saw the arrival of sugar snap peas as well as delicate orange squash blossoms. Click through the slideshow above for a closer look at these May beauties, and be sure to make some time for 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.

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