How to Shop like a Chef in your Neighborhood

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Using fresh ingredients is key to creating seasonally rich meals. There are green markets throughout the five boroughs that offer the freshest produce you can find.Below are the top markets throughout the city where you can find the ingredients for your meals, just as the Chef’s of NYC do:

  • The Sunnyside Greenmarket– From seafood to honey to fresh bread to wine, this farmers market has a bit of everything.
    Saturday 8am-3pm- Skillman Ave btwn 42 & 43 Street, Queens, NY- Website
  • Staten Island Ferry Whitehall Terminal Greenmarket– This is the good to market when the weather is not on your side. You’ll be able to find everything you need in NYC’s first indoor Greenmarket. This location often has activities and cooking demonstrations too!
    Tuesday & Friday 8am-7pm.- 4 South Street- Website
  • Fulton Stall Market– This market will be expanded last year and it is better than ever. Just one exciting vendor within the line up boasts 19 varieties of cooking greens!
    Sunday 10am-4pm– South Street between Peck Slip and Rive St., under the awning of the Fulton market Building, New York, NY- Website
  • Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket– This is the second-largest location in the Greenmarket circuit and it is sure to delight anyone looking for fresh goods and produce.
    Saturday 8am-4pm– Prospect Park West & Flatbush Ave- Website
  • Park Slope Farmer’s Market– Take a peek at the market’s website before heading out for the day for a list of vendors that will be selling!
    Sunday 11am-5pm– 5th Ave. and 4th St., Brooklyn, NY- Website
  • Eagle Street Rooftop Farm– Since May is leaf season, so now is the perfect time to buy some mustard greens, lettuces, and various radishes. You can also find a great fresh selection of herbs like chives, sage and oregano.
    Sundays 9am-4pm– 44 Eagle St., Brooklyn, NY- Website 
  • Union Square Greenmarket– This year round market features 140 regional farmers, fisherman, and bakers.
    Friday & Saturday 8am-6pm– 17th St. from Broadway to Park Ave. South, New York, NY- Website

Happy shopping!

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