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Farmers Markets You Have To Visit This Pumpkin Season

By New York Bucket List

As the leaves turn, so does your produce. Take a stroll through some of our favorite farmers markets in the city and organic-fy your fridge. ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿฅ•๐Ÿฅฌ

We look forward to our local farmers market every single week. Once there's nice weather outside, nothing can stop us from strolling through with a fresh croissant in hand and a mission for discovery. 

Outside of all the beautiful produce, you'll find tons of local goods sold here. Pure honey, homemade jams, wines from upstate NY, and even spices! Farmers markets have really become a way to step outside of our comfort zone since you can't find a lot of unique the produce in grocery stores. So grab some mini pumpkins, gourds, and cider to celebrate the season of spice!


1. Union Square Greenmarket 

This market lasts year-round, but expands a bit during the warmer months.

When: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday running all year long.

Where: Broadway at 17th street

Time: 8am - 6pm

 (Photo Credit: Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket)

2. Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket

This market is the second largest in NYC, right behind Union Square. It's also located right on Prospect Park, so grab some goodies and picnic in the park! 

Pro Tip: They have huge composting bins, so bring your weeks-worth! 

Pro PRO Tip: They have an annual strawberry shortcake eating contest that is all sorts of delicious. Keep your eye out on their page for dates. 

When: Open Saturdays Year Round

Where: Prospect Park West & Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn (Northwest corner of Prospect Park)

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 


3. Borough Hall Greenmarket

When: Open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, year-round

Where: On plaza at Court St and Montague St, Brooklyn

Time:8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


4. Wholesale Greenmarket

Located in Hunts Point, Wholesale Greenmarket offers over 100 local and regional farm-fresh products including fruits, vegetables, herbs, plants, and flowers competitive wholesale prices and quantities.

When: Open Tuesday- Saturday, April 9 through November 15, 2019

Where: 290 Halleck Street (at Viele Avenue), Bronx NY 10474

Time: 2 AM to 8 AM


5. The Oculus Word Trade Center

Betcha didn't know about this one. There are so many people that pass through this daily, but never stop to smell the radishes. Pick up some fresh produce on your way to work on home!

When: Open Tuesdays year-round

Where: Inside the Oculus, relocate outdoors to Oculus Plaza starting June 4th.

Time:  7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

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