Gallery: It's All Happening at the Union Square Greenmarket

Sour Cherries, Somascott Orchards
Sour Cherries, Somascott Orchards

Somascott has sour cherries. Sweet cherries are also now showing up around the market!

Blueberries and Raspberries, Phillips Farm
Blueberries and Raspberries, Phillips Farm

It's early in the season, but the first blueberries and raspberries are popping up.

Garlic Scapes, Somascott Orchards
Garlic Scapes, Somascott Orchards

We're in the height of scape season—the bright green tangles are all right now.

Flowering Thyme, Stokes Farm
Flowering Thyme, Stokes Farm

Stokes Farm's herbs are out in full force, including this flowering thyme and many varieties of basil.

Green Garlic and Fennel, Norwich Meadows Farm
Green Garlic and Fennel, Norwich Meadows Farm

This young fennel is sweet and tender, perfect shaved into a refreshing summer salad.

Sugar Snaps, Berried Treasures
Sugar Snaps, Berried Treasures

Berried Treasures has the sweetest, most tender sugar snaps at the market. I'm not surprised.

Ramp Bulbs, Berried Treasures
Ramp Bulbs, Berried Treasures

The season for ramps is over, but you can savor it a bit longer with these bulbs.

Chamomile, Berried Treasures
Chamomile, Berried Treasures

Along with fresh oregano, sage, lemon balm, and savory, Berried Treasures also has bunches of fresh chamomile.

Box O' Maters, Sycamore Farms
Box O' Maters, Sycamore Farms

Yes, these are grown indoors. Yes, they are still much better than anything you'll find at the grocery store.

White Japanese Turnips, Queens County Farm Museum
White Japanese Turnips, Queens County Farm Museum

These are the best turnips. Period. Eat them raw with some butter and salt like you would radishes.

Summer Squash, Migliorelli Farms
Summer Squash, Migliorelli Farms

Lita, yellow, or green zucchini, take your pick.

Red Swan Beans, Bodhitree Farm
Red Swan Beans, Bodhitree Farm

Similar to romano beans, these beautiful rose-colored legumes are delicious simply sautéed or blanched and tossed with vinaigrette. Right now Bodhitree also has piles of dark velour beans, and green and yellow roman beans.