It always feels like there is a very short period after that Thanksgiving feast where you can rest and fill up on detoxifying veggies and wholesome foods in preparation for the onslaught of holiday cookies, cocktail hours, treats, and sweets that descend upon you each December. I try to take advantage of the wintry assortment of vegetables the NYC Greenmarkets have to offer this time of year. My go-to dish is roasted root vegetables. Warm,

Get excited, Greenmarket goers! Warmer days have arrived, which means EscapeMaker’s monthly market visits are about to commence. We’ll be posted up in markets a few times a month across Manhattan and Brooklyn from April through the end of October. Stop by, say hello and let us help you plan your next weekend getaway! Check out our full schedule below. APRIL: Thursday, April 27th at Columbia Friday, April 28th at Union Square Saturday, April 29th

Shoppers at GrowNYC’s Union Square Greenmarket will be greeted with a special treat on March 17th, 2017 when, New York’s guide to local getaways and farm escapes, hosts its second annual Maple Fest. The event will run from 10am – 4pm on the north side of the square and will feature maple product samples, dancing maple trees, competing pancakes and more. Attendees will get to taste maple yogurt, maple candy, icy local treat “sugar

It’s the sweetest time of the year, EscapeMakers! Every spring for a few short weeks, maple sugarmakers across the Northeast open the doors of their sugarhouses for maple weekends, inviting visitors to discover the sweet flavors and traditions involved in making maple syrup. Between Vermont and New York State, more than half of the country’s maple syrup production takes place just a train ride away from NYC via Metro North Railroad or Amtrak! And with

Dear EscapeMakers — Got a sweet tooth? BYOW (Bring your own waffles)! Join us for our first event of the season: MAPLE FEST at the GrowNYC Union Square Greenmarket Friday, March 17th from 10am-4pm! FREE! ALL AGES! Free samples, live music, maple samples, maple flavored products and more! Plus, pick up free info from our local travel getaway partner agritourism destinations like Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes,  Sullivan County Catskills, Amtrak, Vermont Tourism, Westchester

If you can not view this html email click here Dear EscapeMakers – just a quick reminder about our next BERRY JAM! this Friday, June 24th at the Union Square GrowNYC Greenmarket, 10am-4pm! Pick up free info from us on where to go berry picking locally this summer! Our tourism partners include Vermont Tourism of Vermont and Dutchess Tourism, Westchester Tourism, Corning & the Southern Finger Lakes, Sullivan County Visitor’s Association and the Long Island

If you can not view this html email click here Dear EscapeMakers — Got a sweet tooth? BYOW (Bring your own waffles)! Join us for our first event of the season, "Maple Fest" at the Union Square Greenmarket on Friday, March 18th from 10am-4pm! Free samples, maple tapping demos, maple dipping bar, maple flavored products, candy, sugar-on-snow, yogurt, craft beer, turkey and candy! i 1-2 HOURS FROM NYC Westchester County is a food lover’s paradise