La Marqueta was founded in 1936 to provide entrepreneurial opportunities for pushcart vendors. This market has been and continues to be an iconic East Harlem marketplace. Celebrate the vendors of this public market at the 2nd Annual Deck the Stalls Holiday Market. On December 8th in the Seaport District, and from December 13th – 15th at Essex Market, enjoy a special celebration of small businesses and local vendors that represent the unique cultures of New

Celebrate the history and continuing presence of NYC’s public markets and their unique local producers at the New York City Public Markets Festival! Visit the historic Seaport District on October 13th, November 3rd and December 8th! The 3 FREE market showcases take place on Sundays from 11am-5pm alongside Fulton Stall Market’s regular farmers market. Sign up for an escorted public market tour, experience live music and performances, sample and purchase the food and cultures of

  Dear EscapeMakers — The fall is all about apples in New York State! What better way to pay tribute to these sweet, juicy jewels than to talk about their delicious characteristics, the endless potential for ways to eat them, and, of course, where you can pick them. Presented in partnership with the New York Apple Association, check out the first in our series of “Apple Spotlights!” Apple variety: “Gala” – A great choice for

Dear EscapeMakers — Take advantage of EARLY BIRD PRICING or buy the series at a discount! We’ve brought together local farmers, chefs and producers offering artisanal sips and bites for an evening Local Tasting Showcase Series! Get inspired to visit these great folks in person on your next local getaway!Our series includes 3 evening events and serves as a fundraiser for Fulton Stall Market, a shop that features 60+ local food & beverage producers, a

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

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