greenmarket greenmarket

Definition(s):

  • (n) an open-air marketplace for farm products

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A slow-poached egg-- say, at 143F for 90 minutes-- is that rare, perfect synthesis of greenmarket and high tech.
  2. The eggs we buy at the greenmarket are locally laid, honey, not locally hatched.

News

  1. Anthony Weiner Goes on ‘Food-Stamp Diet’

    Anthony Weiner brought his redemption tour to the sunny and crowded Union Square Greenmarket early Wednesday afternoon and made an announcement: For the next week, he will subsist on the “food-stamp diet,” or an average of about a dollar and 50 cents per meal.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

  2. Are garlic scapes the new ramps? They’re flying off shelves

    Greenmarket devotees who have been lining up to buy ramps—those garlicky wild onions that have been going for upwards of $17 a pound the past few years—have found another trendy member of the allium family to obsess over: garlic scapes.For years, gardeners and even farmers have been lopping off garlic scapes—the stalks of hardneck garlic plants—and tossing them in compost piles, but over the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

Quotes

  1. "The City strongly supports sustainable family farming through our Greenmarket program -- which has nearly doubled its locations over the past five years -- and it's an honor to be hosting Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp and Farm Aid for their 2007...
    on Jun 11, 2007 By: Michael Bloomberg Source: Earthtimes.org

  2. "My wife and I were shopping at the Greenmarket in Union Square, and we stopped in at a place called Coffeeshop, and they were playing there," Barron says, professing surprise to have found such a stellar combo working a random daytime gig....
    on Dec 22, 2006 By: Kenny Barron Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  3. IN 2004, Nina Planck, who had just been dismissed as director of the New York City Greenmarkets, wrote in an Op-Ed article in The New York Times: "Perhaps it is time Greenmarket itself had some competition."
    on May 23, 2006 By: Max Planck Source: New York Times

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