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Monday, May 23, 2011

Fresh at the Farmer's Market, in Park Slope, Brooklyn

Park Slope Market, Brooklyn
Photo by myself at 5th Avenue and 5th Street in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

Residents of Park Slope, Brooklyn, are lucky to have a Farmer's Market every Sunday afternoon, rain or shine.

At the Park Slope Farmer's Market, purveyors of locally grown veggies, poultry, fish and flowers set up stalls. There are also vendors of homemade pasta, pickles, baked goods and even chocolate.

Most of the farms and vendors are located an hour or two away, in upstate New York. For nine months out of the year, they set up stalls every Sunday outside.

Above, near-perfectly round and ripe tomatoes were arranged beside spears of asparagus. All sorts of fresh flowers were ready for planting. Mark and I strolled by, Sunday afternoon.

Made by Molly, Park Slope
Made by Molly displays scrumptious baked goods in their homemade vitrines.

Feather Ridge Farm, Park Slope
Feather Ridge Farm raises fresh eggs and poultry in the Hudson Valley.

Doc Pickle, Park Slope
Doc Pickle's booth was crowded with fans of all things pickled.

After browsing around, Mark and I felt absolutely spoiled. Next time, Sunday dinner will be planned around what we can get at the market.

For the Park Slope Farmer's Market site, including links to most of the vendors, click here.

Related posts: Bright Lights and Cured Meats, on the Upper West Side, Going Mad, at the Mad. Sq. Markt and Fresh on the Upper West Side.

4 comments:

Lily Hydrangea said...

there is nothing quite like fresh tomatoes & home baked goods!
Yummy.

Banjo52 said...

Reminds me of Detroit's Eastern Market. Open air markets, including roadside stands, seem to have the "it" factor.

Marcia said...

Warren started their market 3 weeks ago and it's rained every Sunday, so we haven't made it yet.

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