For fresh local produce, skip the grocery store and shop at one of Manhattan's many farmers markets, or greenmarkets, instead. You can find these outdoor markets in virtually all neighborhoods of Manhattan, during all of seasons of the year (though note that many more are open during the warmer months). Read on for schedules and locations for some of Manhattan's best farmers markets:
Year-Round NYC Farmers Markets
- 79th Street Greenmarket: Sundays, 9am–5pm; Columbus Ave. btwn W. 77th & W. 81st sts.
- 82nd Street Greenmarket: Saturdays, 9am–2:30pm; E. 82nd St. btwn 1st & York aves.
- 97th Street Greenmarket: Fridays, 8am–2pm; W. 97th St. btwn Columbus & Amsterdam aves.
- Abingdon Square Greenmarket: Saturdays, 8am–2pm; Hudson St. at W. 12th St.
- Bowling Green Greenmarket: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8am–5pm; Broadway at Battery Pl.
- Columbia Greenmarket: Thursdays & Sundays, 8am–5pm; Broadway btwn W. 114th & W. 116th sts.
- Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Greenmarket: Wednesdays, 8am–4pm; W. 47th St. at 2nd Ave.
- Inwood Greenmarket: Saturdays, 8am–3pm; Isham St. btwn Cooper St. & Seaman Ave.
- Staten Island Ferry Whitehall Terminal Greenmarket: Tuesdays & Fridays, 8am–7pm; 4 South St., inside ferry terminal building
- Tompkins Square Greenmarket: Sundays, 9am–6pm; Avenue A at E. 7th St.
- Tribeca Greenmarket: Wednesdays & Saturdays, 8am–3pm; Greenwich St. btwn Chambers & Duane sts.
- Tucker Square Greenmarket: Thursdays & Saturdays, 8am–5pm; W. 66th St. at Columbus Ave.
- Union Square Greenmarket: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays, 8am–6pm; north and west sides of Union Square Park
Seasonal NYC Farmers Markets
- 57th Street Greenmarket: Wednesdays & Saturdays, May 18–December 24, 2016, 8am–6pm; 9th Ave. btwn W. 56th & W. 57th sts.
- 92nd Street Greenmarket: Sundays, June 26–November 20, 2016, 9am–4pm; 1st Ave. btwn E. 92nd & E. 93rd sts.
- 175th Street Greenmarket: Thursdays, June 30–November 17, 2016, 8am–5pm; W. 175th St. btwn Wadsworth Ave. & Broadway
- City Hall Park Greenmarket: Tuesdays & Fridays, March 1–December 23, 2016, 8am–4pm; Broadway at Chambers St.
- Ft. Washington Greenmarket: Tuesdays, June 7–November 22, 2016, 8am–4pm; Ft. Washington Ave. at W. 168th St.
- Mt. Sinai Greenmarket: Wednesdays, June 29–November 23, 2016, 8am–5pm; E. 99th St. at Madison Ave.
- Rockefeller Center Greenmarket: Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays, July 20–August 26, 2016, 8am–5pm; Rockefeller Plaza at 50th St.
- St. Mark's Church Greenmarket: Tuesdays, June 7–November 22, 2016, 8am–6pm; E. 10th St. at 2nd Ave.
- Stuyvesant Town Greenmarket: Sundays, May 22–November 20, 2016, 9:30am–4pm; south end of Stuyvesant Town Oval, near 14th St. Loop btwn 1st Ave. & Avenue A
- Sugar Hill Greenmarket: Saturdays, June 18–November 19, 2016, 8am–4pm; W. 155th St. at St. Nicholas Ave.
- Water St. Greenmarket: Thursdays, June 2–November 17, 2016, 8am–6pm; Water St. at Coenties Slip
-- Updated by Elissa Garay