Market Scene: Turnips, Collards, Garlic Scapes and Lots of Peas at the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket

Market Scene: NY

Snapshots from the farmers market.


[Photographs: Lauren Rothman]

In season now: Strawberries, Blueberries, Peas, Collards, Summer Squash, Turnips, Potatoes
In season soon: Raspberries, Peaches, Eggplants, Tomatoes, Peppers

What's not to love about the greenmarkets right now? Almost all of the best summer produce is finally available, and there are some holdovers from late spring that are still in excellent shape. This week, there was a lot of green to be seen, in the form of peas, collards, and other hearty greens; plus splashes of color in unexpected places, like the delicate yellow flowers crowning bunches of broccoli rabe. Click through the slideshow above for a closer look at these June 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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