Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays, and Saturdays.
Year-round. Rain or shine.
The Union Square Greenmarket–even when its crowds can be overwhelming–is one of the best things about the city.
While, coming from California, even the turn to vast supplies of root vegetables in the dead of winter is still novel and exciting, summer has to be the most exciting time of all.
Right now we’re in that sweet spot, where holdovers from spring are still on offer alongside the first of the tomato crops. I don’t know if there are many smells quite as wonderful as that of the stem of a small, marigold-yellow, vine-ripened tomato.