Slideshow: Market Scene: Strawberries, Cherries, and Garlic Scapes at the Union Square Greenmarket

Carrots, John D Madura Farms
Carrots, John D Madura Farms
This stack of carrots was impressive, as was the variety of color that we found.
Sweet Potato Leaves at Norwich Meadow
Sweet Potato Leaves at Norwich Meadow
One of the more unique items we saw at the market, sweet potato leaves are peppery, kind of like a really intense watercress.
Norwich Meadows Farm Cooking Samples
Norwich Meadows Farm Cooking Samples
Norwich Meadows cooked up some of their fresh produce for all to try.
Strawberries at Red Jacket Orchards
Strawberries at Red Jacket Orchards
Clearly the "in" thing this week, There were dozens upon dozens of boxes of perfectly ripe, juicy, strawberries. The smell of sweet strawberries was overwhelming in the best of ways.
Sweet and Sour Cherries at Troncillito Farms
Sweet and Sour Cherries at Troncillito Farms
Second only to the strawberry population, the sweet and sour cherries dominated the market.
Rhubarb at Race Farm
Rhubarb at Race Farm
Rhubarb is available through July, but these were the only stalks that we saw this week.
Garlic Scapes at Phillips Farm
Garlic Scapes at Phillips Farm
These curly tops to garlic were at most stalls, and are perfect for pesto, or really anything that needs garlic.