from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See farmers' market.

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  • n. A market where farmers and growers sell produce directly to the public.

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  • n. an open-air marketplace for farm products


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  • Ramsay de Give for The Wall Street Journal With a menu heavy on greenmarket ingredients, Peels recently opened on the Bowery in the East Village.

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  • The park also hosts a weekly greenmarket as well as a summer concert series.

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  • And greenmarket grocery chains such as Whole Foods Market have dropped Caspian Sea caviar mainstays for the sustainable domestic brands.

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  • A liquid locavore's cravings are as seasonal as the greenmarket, which means, with the leaves changing color, it's time to put down the cucumber cooler and quaff something more substantial.

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  • For example, for a fun twist in the mojito, try a lemon cucmber, which I found this week at the greenmarket.

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  • Farmer Morse Pitts is a greenmarket 'elder' and a leader and eloquent spokesman in this latter day green revolution, championing the needs of the farm community as well as the local consumer.

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  • For early September, Mr. Magazino suggests muskmelons (from Barber's Farms in New York) and wild golden chanterelle mushrooms (ask a greenmarket pro).

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  • A greenmarket on Greenwich Street between Chambers and Duane is open Saturdays year-round, and Wednesdays from April to December.

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  • Produce for menu items comes from the nearby greenmarket, said co-owner Michael Sinensky.

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  • While cured salmon, pickled herring, blood pudding and meatballs in cream remain staples, the greenmarket movement and taste for reinvention have hit venues from Restaurant Riche and Frantzén/Lindeberg to chef hangout Rolfs Kök and rollicking B.A.R.

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