Market Scene: Just About Everything's In Season at the Union Square Greenmarket
In season now: strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, currants, nectarines, peaches, plums, apricots, corn, cucumbers, summer squash, eggplant, shell peas, snap peas, pole beans, bell peppers, potatoes, herbs, greens; seriously people, everything but field tomatoes is in season right now (and even those are popping up here and there already).
In season soon: field tomatoes.
That summary says it all, doesn't it? Braving the sweltering heat advisory warnings in Union Square, greenmarket shoppers are being rewarded with just about every local fruit and vegetable they could desire, from stone fruit and berries to sweet corn and some of the first tomatoes of the season.
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