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Tomorrow at Greenpoint/McCarren Park Greenmarket

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Hi all! Tomorrow at Greenpoint McCarren Park we will be continuing with the sign up for our Apple Pie Bake-Off which is on November 16, you can sign up by emailing me at pboyle@grownyc.org, or come to the info tent to sign up. Enter to win Neighborhood’s Best Pie and have your recipe featured at… READ MORE

Tomorrow: 2nd Annual Greenpoint/McCarren Park Borscht Cook-off

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This Saturday at Greenpoint/McCarren Park, we are so excited to host the Second Annual Borscht Cook-Off! Some of you may remember last year’s competition, when Karczma narrowly beat Polish Meat Market for best borscht. This year we are upping the competition with the addition of Lomzynianka, Eat, and Divine Brine’s Robert Schaefer. The rules of… READ MORE

Greenmarket at McCarren Park: Eggplant Extravaganza

by Pamela Boyle on

This Saturday’s Greenmarket will be celebrating eggplants at market. Eggplant comes in all colors, shapes and sizes and the options are endless. We will have some recipes and information at the market tent and market manager Keren will be cooking up her famous baba ganoush recipe–not to be missed! We will also be continuing our… READ MORE

Bike Blender & Cactus Raffle at Saturday’s Greenmarket

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This Saturday at Greenpoint/McCarren Park we’ve got a lot going on, the Greenmarket bike blender is finally taking a spin over to McCarren Park! Use your own foot power to blend yourself a sample of a Greenmarket smoothie. This will be happening around 10:30am. We’ll also be raffling off an awesome cactus from Brandywine Gardens.… READ MORE

Rosh Hashanah Celebration & Stock Up for Labor Day BBQ

by Pamela Boyle on

Hope everyone is enjoying the last few weeks of summer! It’s going to be a great day at Greenpoint/McCarren Park this Saturday. We will be having some Rosh Hashanah festivities, including apples and honey, and our own Keren Shavit will be offering Hebrew calligraphy posters with your names if you stop by the managers’ tent… READ MORE

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This Saturday at Greenpoint/McCarren Park: Summer Storytime with Brooklyn Public Library!

by Pamela Boyle on

Next week is National Farmers Market week and we are getting the party started at Greenpoint/McCarren Park Greenmarket this Saturday! A few exciting things we have in store for you: Starting this Saturday, we will begin a frequent shopper program. This is a 12-week program, and starting week 6, you will get a raffle ticket… READ MORE

At the Greenmarket: Bardwell’s Veal Shish Kabobs

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This Saturday, we will be having a very special treat at the market. Consider Bardwell Farm will be demoing some of their delicious veal with us in the form of veal shish kabobs! We will be grilling around 10:15am. Be sure to come by for a sample and a recipe of Poul’s marinade. Compost and… READ MORE

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Thursday South Williamsburg Market – New Location!

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Hi all! Last week was the opening week of our South Williamsburg Thursday market. We are excited about our new, roomier location! We will be located on Roebling and South 9th Streets, just around the corner from the old market location if you were familiar with it. The market will go every Thursday through November… READ MORE

Health Bucks starting this Saturday at Greenpoint/McCarren Park Greenmarket

by Pamela Boyle on

We have a couple great this going on at market this Saturday! First off, Health Bucks have arrived! Starting July 1 at farmers markets city wide, for every $5 you spend on your EBT card at market, you will receive a $2 coupon to spend at the farmer’s market on fresh fruits and vegetables (and… READ MORE

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Guest chef, Katie Hoffman, at Saturday’s Greenmarket

by Pamela Boyle on

This Saturday at Greenpoint/McCarren Park Greenmarket, we are excited to welcome guest chef, Katie Hoffman to market! She is a personal chef, caterer, and teaching chef who focuses on local and seasonal ingredients, and will be making two recipes for us to sample. The demo will last from around 10am – 12pm. Here is a… READ MORE

At the Greenmarket: Cooking with the Locals!

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We’re supposed to have another beautiful Saturday this weekend and it should be a great day at market. Last week we saw several new products, including garlic scapes, orange beets, sugar snow peas, summer squash and fava beans, to name a few. This week, Beth Bainbridge, a neighborhood resident, local food lover, nutritionist and Program… READ MORE

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Father’s Day Portraits at Saturday’s Greenmarket

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This Saturday at Greenpoint/McCarren Park Greenmarket is Portrait Day! We will have professional photographer Tim Schutsky at the market taking portraits of our customers, their families and their beautiful market goods. The photos will be taken digitally and uploaded to Brooklyn Greenmarket’s facebook page, where you can tag yourself or print a copy from home.… READ MORE

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