Gallery: 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.

Baby Bell Peppers, Eckerton Hill Farm
Baby Bell Peppers, Eckerton Hill Farm

Eckerton Hill also has some early peppers, hot and sweet, including these baby bell peppers.

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.

Corn, Paffenroth Gardens
Corn, Paffenroth Gardens

Corn! Need I say more? As we discussed last week, there's just about nothing better than freshly picked corn.

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.

Treviso Radicchio, Paffenroth Gardens
Treviso Radicchio, Paffenroth Gardens

This sturdy variety of radicchio makes it perfect for Summer grilling.

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.