Monday night we’ll be getting down for a great cause at a fundraiser for the New Farmer Development Project, and you should too. Presented in partnership with Gourmet Latino, tickets are $75. What, you ask, is the NFDP? An inspiring Greenmarket effort, it helps immigrant farmers set up their own farms in the NYC area. (In-the-know urban eaters seek them out especially for seldom-seen herbs like papalo and pepiche.)
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As we mentioned yesterday, GrowNYC is just beginning to hear about Irene-related damages from Greenmarket farmers throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. Wind, water and flooding may not have affected us so much here in Manhattan, but they have taken their toll on many areas just outside of the city.
We haven’t yet had a chance to hit the Union Square Greenmarket — which opened as per its normal schedule this morning — so we’re wondering if any readers who have might fill us in on a crop report. Unlike farmers in Eastern North Carolina — who took a serious wallop to their fields — we’re hoping Irene spared our foodshed.
Sometime soon, take a long lunch break and catch The Rockefeller Center Greenmarket at 50th Street in its final two weeks. Under shaded white tents, sandwiched between a row of international country flags on one side and J. Crew and offices on the other, this outdoor market rocks its very cosmopolitan spot, but only until next Friday, September 2.
Each Tuesday from May to late December, the Saint Mark’s Church Greenmarket sets up near E. 10th Street and 2nd Avenue, nestled between the 216-year-old Saint Mark’s Church in the Bowery and Abe Lebewohl Park.
John McPhee’s 1977 Essay on working in the Greenmarket
After a weekend spent consuming massive quantities of meat for two excellent causes, we just wanted to congratulate the winners. We’ll start with Brad Farmerie, of Public, who won yesterday’s Cochon 555, the Heritage Pork lovefest. His pork creme caramel…
There are countless cookoffs in New York City these days, but one we give the Edible Manhattan seal of approval to is surely the annual cassoulet competition at Jimmy’s No. 43 on E. Seventh Street this very Saturday.