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  1. things you should eat
    Eat These Greenmarket Ice Pops Before Summer Is OverIt’s not a New York summer without one — or a dozen.
  2. At the Greenmarket
    Primetime for Beans But Also Tomato Fights Almost as good as Greenmarket food is the packaging. The environmentalist brings muslin for cheese-wrapping, the fashionista has a repurposed gift basket on her arm, and there’s a chef with a wheelbarrow-bike. We just met the most produce-specific shopper yet: She has a thermal bag for dairy, plastic containers for tomatoes and berries, ziplocks for baby salads, and regular bags for everything else. We stopped smushing peaches into our purse to watch her shop.
  3. At the Greenmarket
    Peas Roll In, and Tomatoes Are Better Than They Have a Right to Be It feels like the first week of camp at the market, as we check out which of our friends from last summer are back and how they look this year. A few weeks later than usual, some of the most popular warm-weather farmers, like Keith’s Organics and Eckerton Hill, have returned, with tables already full and lots more to come. It’s going to be a good summer, we can just feel it.
  4. At the Greenmarket
    Bouquets of Chive Flowers Bloom; Radishes and Raspberries Aplenty The market has reached a critical mass: It’s no longer possible to snap up every piece of good-looking produce and carry it all home. Our plan of attack is to go early, do a walk-through before the buying frenzy, and bring big bags — oh, and hit the ATM first.
  5. At the Greenmarket
    Ramps Signal Spring; Ripe and Runny Cheese Comes Early The pink, white, and green flag of spring has been raised: Little ramplets reared their heads a few inches from the damp earth last weekend, and Greenmarketers are already engulfed in the savory fumes of their oniony funk.
  6. At the Greenmarket
    Special Edition: Meat, Potatoes Become Market MainstaysThe season of hearty eating is nigh, and the Greenmarketers are happy to oblige with dozens of different spud varieties and meat from boar bacon to bison burgers.
  7. At the Greenmarket
    Obscure Tubers Get Their Due, Sci-fi Broccoli Here for a FlashCanada geese, snowbirds, and raw foodists have sunnier climes in mind, but cooks ready to roast, simmer, and stew need look no further than Union Square.
  8. At the Greenmarket
    Pear Cider Ripe for Spiking; Showers Bring Maitake Mushrooms While window designers struggle into cabs with 100-pound pumpkins for their autumn displays, cooks can bring home the big flavors of roots, tubers, mushrooms, apples, and pears.