There’s nothing better than weekends at the various farmers markets on the Upper West Side. We get to shop for fresh and natural meats and produce, while supporting local farmers! Below you’ll find a list of Upper West Side farmers markets, as well as a spotlight on some of the local producers you’ll run into! We also have some great street fairs on the Upper West Side coming this spring!
79th Street Greenmarket
Located on the east side of Columbus Avenue, between 78th & 81st Streets.
Open on Sundays from 9am to 5pm all year.
Expect selections of proteins including grass fed beef, duck, chicken, ostrich and fresh fish.
Lots of baked goods and farm fresh seasonal produce.
Learn more about the 79th Street Greenmarket here.
97th Street Greenmarket
Located between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues.
Open on Fridays from 8am to 2pm all year.
The 97th Street Greenmarket has been running for over 25 years.
Expect to find lots of produce from southern New Jersey, Orange County, NY, and the Hudson Valley available, as well as eggs, grass-fed meat, fish, cheese, and more.
Learn more about the 97th Street Greenmarket here.
Located between 114th and 116th Streets on Broadway.
Open on Thursdays and Sundays from 8am to 5pm all year.
While several of the farmers attend on both Thursday and Sunday, each day has its own distinct character.
Thursdays market thrives on the bustle of the work and school day schedule, while Sundays are more laid back and neighbors come out to do serious shopping.
Shoppers will find milk and yogurt, fruit, cider, baked goods, preserved fruits and vegetables, eggs, cheese, smoked meats, pickled vegetables, maple syrup, honey, fish, and focaccia topped with locally sourced fruit, vegetables, herbs and cheeses.
Learn more about the Columbia Greenmarket here.
Tucker Square Greenmarket
Located on 66th and Broadway.
Open on Thursdays and Saturdays from 8am to 5pm all year.
The Tucker Square Greenmarket offers locally grown seasonal vegetables including corn, greens, squash blossoms eggplant and over 80 varieties of apples. Knowledgeable growers are at market to explain just how to care for their plants, flowers, and herb pots indoors and out.
You’ll also have the opportunity to shop for delicious cheeses, seafood, grass fed beef, duck and duck charcuterie, eggs, artisanal baked goods, and New York’s only producer of both sorghum and maple syrup.
Learn more about the Tucker Square Greenmarket here.
A look at some of the farmers and producers from New York.
Makers of maple syrup, sorghum syrup, chicken and vegetables from Schoharie County, NY
Hawthorne Valley Farm
A 900-acre Biodynamic® farm in Ghent, NY growing 14 acres of vegetables for a 300 member CSA + dairy herd, organic bakery, creamery and fermentation cellar.
Handmade and preservative-free baked goods and jams from Kingston, NY.
Apples, cherries, strawberries, peaches and cider from Kinderhook, NY.
Las Delicias Patisserie
Baked goods from NYC.
Locust Grove Farms
One of Greenmarket`s founding farmers in 1976. They grow orchard fruit, berries, grapes and squash. They also produce cider and baked goods. From Milton, NY.
Nature’s Way Farm
They produce and sell honey and bee pollen products and come from Lowman, NY.
Ronnybrook Farm Dairy
Milk, yogurt, butter and ice cream from Ancramdale, NY.
She Wolf Bakery
Fresh baked breads from Brooklyn.
Sun Fed Beef
Grass fed and grain finished Angus beef from Madison County, NY.
Body and Soul
Vegan Baked pastries, muffins and assorted breads from Brooklyn.
Breezy Hill Orchards, Seton Farm Inc
Hard cider from the Hudson Valley.
Hot Bread Kitchen
Multi-ethnic artisan breads from Manhattan.
Orange County Distillery
Farm-distillery produced whiskey, gin, vodka, and other spirits from Orange County, NY.
Located at 100 West 77th Street (on Columbus Ave, between 76th and 77th).
Open Sundays, year-round from 10am to 5:30pm.
The Grand Bazaar is the largest curated weekly market in NYC. It features over 100 merchants, who selling everything from antiques to fresh artisanal foods.
Grand Bazaar NYC also gives all of its profits to local public schools. Beyond this, it helps NYC entrepreneurs showcase their goods (which are usually of higher quality than what you’ll find at chain stores).
There are tons of different events at Grand Bazaar NYC – all of which support these great causes.