Slideshow: Ramps, Green Garlic, Fiddleheads and More Spring Treats at the Union Square Greenmarket

Ramps, Mountain Sweet Berry Farm
Ramps, Mountain Sweet Berry Farm
Ramp season got off to a late start this year, but it's now in full swing, and the market is bursting with rampy goodness. Not sure what to do with ramps? Check out these recipes.
Green Garlic, Madura Farm
Green Garlic, Madura Farm
In certain circles, ramps get all the love, but my favorite early spring meal is steamed clams with shallots and green garlic. Lucky for me, there's tons of the stuff around the market.
Asparagus, Bodhitree Farm
Asparagus, Bodhitree Farm
It's early in the season right now, so get to the market on the early side to nab some of the year's first asparagus.
Young Onions, Bodhitree Farm
Young Onions, Bodhitree Farm
Gorgeous, mild spring onions at Bodhitree Farm.
Over Wintered Broccoli Raab, Bodhitree Farm
Over Wintered Broccoli Raab, Bodhitree Farm
This broccoli raab is sweet and tender, a less popular springtime rarity, but one that you should take advantage of before its short season is over.
Hydroponic Greens, Stokes Farm
Hydroponic Greens, Stokes Farm
Keep it growing!
Individual Herb Plants, Phillips Farm
Individual Herb Plants, Phillips Farm
Or pick and choose just the ones that are right for you: parsley, thyme, basil, cilantro, lavender, you can find pretty much whatever you need at the market right now.
Oregano Plants, Stokes Farm
Oregano Plants, Stokes Farm
Stokes Farm also has just about every herb you could want in starter plant form, including this beautiful oregano.
Apples, Terhune Orchards
Apples, Terhune Orchards
Just kidding Apples, no one cares about you anymore. Great deal though.