Slideshow: Market Scene: Melons, Peppers, Tomatoes and More at the Union Square Greenmarket

Taxi Tomatoes, Keith's Farm
Taxi Tomatoes, Keith's Farm
Keith's Farm was selling their bright yellow taxis this week, some of my favorite tomatoes at the market.
Frying Peppers, Keith's Farm
Frying Peppers, Keith's Farm
Couldn't beat this deal on mixed peppers at Keith's stand this week.
Bell Peppers, Maxwell's Farm
Bell Peppers, Maxwell's Farm
Maxwell's Farm brought bell peppers of every color and size to the market this week.
Pastillo Peppers, Maxwell's Farm
Pastillo Peppers, Maxwell's Farm
Pastillos were one of a few varieties of hot peppers available at Maxwell's stand this week.
Thai Basil, Paffenroth Gardens
Thai Basil, Paffenroth Gardens
Paffenroth was selling beautiful tender bunches of Thai basil, in addition to the tiny-leaved bush basil variety and striking purple bunches of opal basil.
Squash Blossoms, Rogowski Farm
Squash Blossoms, Rogowski Farm
Rogowski Farm was selling bunches of pristine squash blossoms.
Mini Bell Peppers, Norwich Meadows Farm
Mini Bell Peppers, Norwich Meadows Farm
These striking red, yellow and orange peppers are about the size of a cherry tomato, and though they look like they'd be hot, they're actually quite sweet.
Bagged Corn, Norwich Meadows Farm
Bagged Corn, Norwich Meadows Farm
For the locavore lazyman, three ears of just-shucked corn for $2.50. Not a terrible deal, especially on a busy weeknight.
Green and Opal Basil, Heirloom Tomatoes
Green and Opal Basil, Heirloom Tomatoes
Grab some crusty bread and boom, your light summer dinner is done (get some some fresh mozzarella for extra credit).
Garlic, Tomatoes, Potatoes, Garden of Spices
Garlic, Tomatoes, Potatoes, Garden of Spices
In addition to his usual selection of top notch poultry and eggs, Ben Shaw was also selling a selection of vegetables, including these heads of garlic, potatoes, cherry tomatoes and heads of cabbage. Don't forget to pick up a container of chicken liver pate while you're at the stand!
French Filet Beans, Berried Treasures
French Filet Beans, Berried Treasures
Berried Treasures had the best green beans at the market this week, with the fanciest name to boot!
Tristar Strawberry Sorbet, Mountain Sweet Berry Farm
Tristar Strawberry Sorbet, Mountain Sweet Berry Farm
Mountain Sweet Berry Farm has, of late, been turning some of their fantastic tristar strawberries into a lovely sorbet, with the help of DiCosmos Italian Ices of Rockaway Beach.
Avocado Squash, Bodhitree Farm
Avocado Squash, Bodhitree Farm
Lately my favorite summer squash, Bodhitree's avocado squash is a nutty, creamy Asian variety.
Tarragon, Stokes Farm
Tarragon, Stokes Farm
Stokes Farm was selling lovely bunches of tarragon, lemon thyme, peppermint, basil, and plenty of other herbs.