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Roosevelt Island Farmers Market and Other Local Markets To Discover Near The Octagon

July 27, 2023

Looking for freshly grown produce, specialty meats, preserves and a whole lot more? On Roosevelt Island, our farmers market is open year round offering a chance to shop local or simply take a stroll among locals. Ready to go? Here are three farmers markets to check out this year. 

Roosevelt Island Farmers Market

Where: 543 Main Street, Roosevelt Island

When: Saturdays year-round, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Located within 10 minutes of The Octagon, Roosevelt Island Farmers Market is a great place to find the freshest produce, specialty meats, seafood, breads and more without having to leave Roosevelt Island. Vendors include Wengerd and Hoboken Farms as well as a variety of local businesses like Nola Granola, Pudding Pan Desserts and more.  Learn more about Roosevelt Island Farmers Market.

79th Street Greenmarket

Where: 79th Street & Columbus Avenue, Upper West Side

When: Sundays year-round , 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Open year round and located just behind the American Museum of Natural History, the 77th and 79th Street Greenmarket is where New Yorkers on the Upper West Side find the freshest foods from local farmers and producers. Stroll along Columbus avenue to find specialty grass-fed beef, New York’s freshest fish, poultry like chicken, duck and ostrich, dairy foods like goat cheese, eggs, milk, and a lot more. Learn more about 79th Street Greenmarket.

94th Street Greenmarket

Where: E 94th Street & 1st Avenue, Upper East Side

When: Sundays, June – November, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

One of the most popular markets to visit beginning in the summer, the 94th Street Greenmarket is a seasonal market open every Sunday between June and November. Featuring local farmers, artisans and businesses, the market is a convenient way to buy fresh produce, baked goods, and more. Learn more about the 94th Street Greenmarket.

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