Slideshow: Everything's in Season at the Union Square Greenmarket, Here's What to Cook with It

Oblanaya Plums, Locust Grove Fruit Farm
Oblanaya Plums, Locust Grove Fruit Farm
Locust Grove has all manner of plums, peaches, and other stone fruit. This variety of plum is sweet, similar to the more popular Santa Rosa variety (which is also available at the stand).
Oyster Mushrooms, Garden of Spices
Oyster Mushrooms, Garden of Spices
In addition to their signature poultry, Garden of Spices has been offering some standout oyster mushrooms in recent weeks.
Heirloom Tomatoes, Eckerton Hill Farm
Heirloom Tomatoes, Eckerton Hill Farm
Some of the first field-grown tomatoes of the season are popping up at the market, including some of my favorites at Eckerton Hill.
Wild Blueberries and Currants, Berried Treasures
Wild Blueberries and Currants, Berried Treasures
These blueberries are not the cheapest, but they are hard to match anywhere at the market for flavor.
Okra, Oak Grove Plantation
Okra, Oak Grove Plantation
Oak Grove was selling these rather long spears of okra; they're all over the market right now in purple and green varieties.
Kirby Cucumbers, Cherry Lane Farms
Kirby Cucumbers, Cherry Lane Farms
Kirbys of all shapes and sizes. Big ones, little ones, in-betweens, you name it. The perfect one for YOU is in there somewhere, I just know it.
Thai Basil, Stokes Farm
Thai Basil, Stokes Farm
Thai basil was just one of dozens of fresh herbs available at Stokes Farm this week.
Eggplant, Stokes Farm
Eggplant, Stokes Farm
Stokes Farm had some of the most picturesque eggplant at the market this week. The stuff is everywhere, in purple, white, black, Japanese, Italian, fairytale, just about any variety you could think of, including…
Turkish Eggplant, Bodhitree Farm
Turkish Eggplant, Bodhitree Farm
The practically neon orange and green Turkish variety found at Bodhitree Farm.
Purslane, Paffenroth Gardens
Purslane, Paffenroth Gardens
Perfect tangles of purslane were also available at Paffenroth's stand this week.
Tomatillos, Migliorelli Farms
Tomatillos, Migliorelli Farms
Migliorelli had an enormous crop of tomatillos this week, perfect for a batch of tomatillo salsa.