Category Archives: Vegetables

Tamarack Hollow Farm

Our CSA is available for pick up at the Union Square Greenmarket on Wednesdays, from June 12 to the end of October- a 20 week share. The CSA is a weekly share of certified organic vegetables, with the option to receive free range pastured meats and free range pastured eggs, all from our heritage breed livestock and poultry. Our meats and eggs are offered as a credit system; members can purchase blocks of credits and exchange them for meat and eggs as needed, at about 10% off of our market price.

We seed, raise, and harvest all of our vegetables by hand at our pristine Vermont farm. We carefully wash and pack our vegetables to make sure you receive the freshest produce imaginable! As often as … Read the rest

Sprout Creek Farm


“Encompassing 200 acres in Dutchess County, NY, Sprout Creek Farm is really three different entities, distinct yet dynamically entertwined. It is a working farm, raising free-ranging cows, sheep, goats, wild turkeys, guinea fowl, chickens, and pigs.

It is a market, selling our internationally award-winning cheeses and farm-produced meats, as well as local Hudson Valley milk, eggs, vegetables, crafts, and gifts. And it is an educational center, offering day, weekend, and summer programs that help connect young people to the land, the seasons, and the plants and animals that co-exist here in harmonious rhythm.”

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Mead Orchards


“Mead Orchards is our family’s picturesque, 180-acre fruit orchard and vegetable farm, located in the beautiful Mid-Hudson River Valley of New York! We’ve been here since 1916, and now grow nearly 40 varieties of apples, as well as peaches, pears, plums, cherries, strawberries and other berries. We also grow a wide variety of delicious greens, summer vegetables, winter squashes, pumpkins, and decorative gourds.

On Weekends during the harvest season (plus the national Monday holidays of Labor Day and Columbus Day), some of our fruits and berries are available for you to “pick-your-own.” We also bring our produce to several farmers markets throughout the week. We’re located about 100 miles north of Manhattan, 50 miles south of Albany, and just 4 miles east of the Hudson River.”… Read the rest

Fishkill Farms


“Fishkill Farms is an apple orchard and diversified fruit and vegetable farm in the town of East Fishkill, New York. In addition to 40 acres of apples, we grow peaches, pears, nectarines, black currants, cherries, several acres of berries, and pumpkins, all of which are available in season for pick-your-own. We also have a diverse, organically grown vegetable garden, and pasture-raised chickens and sheep.”

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Quail Hill Farm

‘Quail Hill Farm, one of the original CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) farms in the U.S., is located in Amagansett, New York, on land donated to the Peconic Land Trust by Deborah Ann Light.

Since it was established in 1990, Quail Hill Farm has grown to 30 acres serving 200 families, as well as provides produce to a local school, nearby restaurants, a farmers market, and food pantries. Each year, Quail Hill Farm signs on to the “Farmer’s Pledge” of the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York: ‘to sustain the land in healthy condition for future generations.'”

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Holton Farms


“Holton Farms is owned by cousins Seth Holton and Jurrien Swarts and family friend George Hornig. The Holton family, among the first settlers of Westminster, Vermont, has been farming this quaint village for over 200 years. As eighth generation farmers, we take farming seriously. We use sustainable farming methods, not because it’s in fashion, but because it makes sense and it’s the right thing to do.

Our farm produces a diverse selection of agricultural products including organic and conventional vegetables, herbs and fruits, grass fed beef cows, pigs, lambs, chickens, turkeys, eggs, maple syrup and honey. We also offer high-quality products from a number of neighboring farms and other local artisanal producers.”

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Stokes Farm


“For the past 33 years, Stokes Farm has been providing New Yorkers with home-grown produce at the Union Square Greenmarket. As one of the original 12 farmers in the Greenmarket system, Stokes Farm has acquired quite a following of dedicated customers who come to see us every week.

We have come a long way since our first market in Union Square in 1976- from firewood and cut flowers to geraniums, fresh cut herbs and a large, diverse line of Jersey Fresh produce. Today, in addition to the Union Square Greenmarket, you can also find Stokes Farm at two other Greenmarket locations from April through December.”

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Greig Farm

“The Greig Farm has been open to the public for pick your own fruits and vegetables for more than 60 years. We have always planted varieties that feature the best flavor.

We are aware as our modern lives have become compressed that there is a trend for less and less time for each of us to spend in nature on the farm. Our goal is to make the same high quality fresh fruit available to you as you would expect if you picked it yourself. Nothing compares to the flavor in the field with the heat of the harvest sun on the fruit.”

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Garden of Eve Farm


“At Garden of Eve Farm, we operate as sustainably as possible, and grow an incredible diversity of plants. We have 70 varieties of vegetables, 20 varieties of herbs, and 30 varieties of flowers. We use NO poisonous pesticides or herbicides. Instead we rely on plants’ natural defense systems and ecological solutions to solve pest problems.

As environmental advocates, we try to walk our talk and create the changes we want to see in the world through our choices on a daily basis.

We are different from many typical farms, which are based on the practice of monocropping – growing many acres of just one crop. Single-crop farms often rely on large amounts of chemical pesticides and herbicides, which have been shown to increase the risk of … Read the rest