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Upper West Side: 97th St Greenmarket Shifts Pre-Thanksgiving Hours

If you’re planning to stock up on apples, squash, baked goods and other Thanksgiving-friendly items at the greenmarket on 97th St, please note the following schedule changes:

The 97th Street Greenmarket at 97th St & Columbus will be OPEN NEXT WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26th so that you may shop for all your Thanksgiving ingredients. The 97th Street Greenmarket will be closed on Friday, November 28th, but will resume it’s normal schedule the following week.

Also, the greenmarkets are launching a series of seminars on food and the environment. Here are the details:

The Greenmarkets are inaugurating a series of seminars about food and the environment with a panel discussion on Nov. 22, from 2 to 3 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church, 12th Street and Fifth Avenue. It will explore the meaning of labels on food, including natural, organic (certified and otherwise) and grass-fed. Admission is $5 from; it includes wine and snacks.

To learn more about the city’s greenmarkets and how they work, read this terrific set of interviews that the NY Times conducted with greenmarket director Michael Hurwitz.

Click here for a recipe for Apple Parsnip and Celery Soup from the Village Voice’s Fork in the Road blog.

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2 comments to Upper West Side: 97th St Greenmarket Shifts Pre-Thanksgiving Hours

  • hiya!

    is there a website that lists local green/farmer markets in and around new york? i tried using local food for our thanksgiving dinner and had decent luck with the green market noted above (thank you!) and the farmer market on columbus / 77th. for daily meals, i pick up fruit and veggies from the sidewalk vendor, but would love to find a place that has a greater selection of locally grown foods.


  • Laura Weiss

    Hi William,
    I don’t know a site that lists farmers markets. The greenmarket site does list all the greenmarkets in NYC. Hope that helps!

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