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 the 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.
- City Hall Park Greenmarket: Tuesdays & Fridays, 8am–4pm; Broadway at Chambers St.
- 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, June 1–November 23, 8am–5pm; 9th Ave. btwn W. 56th & W. 57th sts.
- 92nd Street Greenmarket: Sundays, June 23–November 24, 9am–4pm; 1st Ave. btwn E. 92nd & E. 93rd Sts.
- 175th Street Greenmarket: Thursdays, June 27–November 21, 8am–4pm; W. 175th St. btwn Wadsworth Ave. & Broadway
- Ft. Washington Greenmarket: Tuesdays, June 4–November 26, 8am–4pm; Ft. Washington Ave. at W. 168th St.
- Mt. Sinai Greenmarket: Wednesdays, June 12–November 27, 8am–5pm; E. 99th St. at Madison Ave.
- Rockefeller Center Greenmarket: Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays, July 17–August 21, 8am–5pm; Rockefeller Plaza at 50th St.
- Stuyvesant Town Greenmarket: Sundays, May 19–December 22, 9:30am–4pm; south end of Stuyvesant Town Oval, near 14th St. Loop btwn 1st Ave. & Avenue A
-- Updated by Elissa Garay