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Morningside Almanac: Week of 8/30


An apple a day...

Wondering what all those tents on Broadway between 114th and 116th are?  Wonder no more: it’s the Columbia Greenmarket!  Every Thursday and Sunday the market is here with tons of fresh goodies to augment your, ah, nutritious and filling John Jay/Ferris/Koronets diet.  Each Thursday, Bwog has the highlights:

  • It’s nearly September, meaning TONS OF DELICIOUS FRESH FOODS!  Tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplant, apples, pears, winter squash, the possibilities are endless!
  • Through November 15th Health Bucks are at the market.  Spend $5 with EBT and get a $2 coupon for fruits and veggies.  Visit Market Information to participate
  • From 9 am until supplies last today, visit Market Info for a free reusable bag–all you need to do is spend $15 at any one stand, turn in plastic bags for reuse, and sign the Pass on Plastic pledge
  • Hawthorne Valley Farm, a Sunday market staple, will be here today with certified organic and biodynamic produce, dairy, baked goods, and lacto-fermented vegetables from Columbia County
  • On Sunday at noon join Lori Weisenberg-Catalano, an accomplished cook and Gonzalez Farms CSA member, who will be cooking market fresh tomato sauce.  Learn and enjoy free samples
The market accepts credit, debit, and EBT.
Strange fruit via Wikimedia Commons

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  • Katie Jones says:

    @Katie Jones This sounds like a good deal for healthy foods.

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous Columbia is the best!

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