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2013 Ninth Avenue International Food Festival
May 18-19, 2013 12:00 – 5:00 pm
9th Avenue from 37th Street to 57th Street
Contact: Ninth Avenue Association
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The 57th Street Greenmarket
Corner of 57th Street and 9th Avenue Saturdays & Wednesdays 8am – 5pm through December 21.
New York, NY—The 57th Street Greenmarket, long a fixture of Balsley Park, reopens on Saturdays beginning April 20 and Wednesdays beginning May 1. The market serves Hell’s Kitchen and Midtown West the freshest seasonal food from local farms.
New farms for 2013:
On Wednesdays beginning May 1, Central Valley Farm joins the market with fresh vegetables, farmstead cheese, eggs, yogurt, tomato sauce, soup and more.
On Saturdays beginning May 4, Garden of Spices Farm joins the market, offering pasture-raised chicken, pork, eggs, duck, pate, stock, and more.
Newcomers will join seasoned market favorites including Morgiewicz Produce of the fertile Black Dirt region (returning in late May), Toigo Orchards, offering orchard fruit, cider, value-added products and greenhouse tomatoes and cucumbers; and Meredith’s Bread, with loaves of fresh-baked bread, pies, baked goods, and preserves made from locally grown produce.
GrowNYC’s Food Scrap Compost Collection: Saturdays 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.details >>
GrowNYC’s Textile Recycling: Saturdays 8 a.m. – 12:30pm
Novel set in Hell's Kitchen in the 1950s
Saraceno, a novella – set in Hell’s Kitchen in the 1950s and choc-a-block with famous characters of the time: Frank Costello, Robert Alda, Gwen Verdon, Marlon Brando, et al.details >>