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Peconic Bay Scallops are one of several seafood options at the peak of freshness right now. Get 'em while you can - the season ends on March 31st. by Jeffrey Embleton Fresh is hard ...

 
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By Jennifer Meehan Do you ever feel a need to spice up your root vegetable life? Need a little excitement alongside those carrots and potatoes? You might want to consider the Jerusalem artichoke, aka, the ...

 
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Brooklyn's Greenmarkets are chock full of squash as we head into fall! By Jennifer Meehan The arrival of fall changes everything: The days get shorter, the weather gets cooler, and loads of winter ...

 
It's time for that most iconic of summer foods: corn!

It's time for that most iconic of summer foods: corn! by Jennifer Meehan There is no more perfect taste of summer than a fresh cob of corn. Even  better, perhaps, are those leisurely ...

 
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Cherries from Red Jacket Orchards will still be available at Greenmarkets all over Brooklyn this week. by Jennifer Meehan Last call for Cherries! You’ve probably been seeing these delicious little red fruits all ...

 
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by Jennifer Meehan If we weren’t in the midst of the summer’s first official heatwave, the mention of root vegetables might make you think of the cold dead of winter when ...

 
The yellow flowers that grow on squash aren't just beautiful - they're edible!

by Cathy Erway You might see them at the market and think they’re pretty, but it can also be pretty darn confounding trying to figure out what to do with them. Long, bell-shaped, ...

 
The yellow flowers that grow on squash aren't just beautiful - they're edible!

Bodhi Tree Farms of Jobstown, New Jersey by Jennifer Meehan Fava beans are underrated.  The height of their “fame” (if one could call it that) seems to have come from classic line, “I ate his ...

 
Zucchini and other summer squash are coming into season at local farmers markets.

Zucchini and other summer squash are coming into season at local farmers markets. Call them courgettes, as the French say, or by their better-known Italian name, zucchini — they’re here. And these summer ...

 
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by Cathy Erway What’s crisp, tart, slender and an undeniable sign of spring? Stalks of ruby-red and green rhubarb! These perennial plants have just hit the markets from local farms, but don’...

 
Kernan Farms' strawberries at Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket

by Cathy Erway More color has come to the Greenmarket recently. The cherry blossoms may have burst and faded, but a deeper hue of crimson paints Grand Army Plaza these Saturdays — strawberries. Kernan Farms&#...

 
Ramps from Wilklow Orchards at the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket

by Cathy Erway What do you do when it’s off-season for apples, and the last crates from winter’s cold-storage have just been spent? Well, if your orchard is nestled in the ...

 
Ramps from Wilklow Orchards at the Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket

Sorrel from Ray Bradley Farm at Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket. It's in season NOW - get some this weekend! By Cathy Erway Pucker up Brooklyn, sorrel’s in season! The lemony green ...

 
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Editor’s Note: We’d like to welcome our new columnist Cathy Erway to Nona. Cathy will be hitting Brooklyn Greenmarkets for Nona each week, picking out a particularly ravishing-looking seasonal ingredient, talking to ...