About – This week at the market

The greatest service which can be rendered any country is to add a useful plant to its culture. – Thomas Jefferson

This Week at the Market ‘s mission is keep the residents of Manhattan’s Upper East Side current on all that their two Greenmarkets have to offer them…    Those two markets being the the 82nd Street Greenmarket, Saturdays year round in St. Stephen of Hungary churchyard, 82nd Street between First and York, and the seasonal 92nd Street Greenmarket,  open Sundays, June to December, First Avenue between 92nd and 93rd Streets. 

Which isn’t to say this newsletter doesn’t and often venture topics farther afield.   For sure, it does.

But it’s the markets and the neighbors who shop them that are this weekly’s heart and soul.

In addition to bringing the finest and freshest in local produce, wine, cheeses, seafood , baked goods,  meats and more,  our markets are centers of area environmental initiatives and community building.

Quarterly, they host combined e-waste/paper shredding/clothes and fabric collecting events.

Throughout the year, they host many special events, including live music at 82nd Street.

And every week, volunteers collect household batteries, corks, Britta filters, corks, C/DVDs, jewel cases, eye glasses and electronic cords for recycling at both markets.

Upper Green Side is proud to be these markets’  local sponsor.

For  questions and comments, stop by our market table or drop us a line at uppergreenside@gmail.com.

And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass, to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together.  –   Jonathan Swift, Gulliver’s Travels

18 responses to “About – This week at the market

  1. Danielle

    Please add me to your email list:)

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  3. Wendy Bugos

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  6. Rosemary O'Toole

    Are you still publishing? I don’t see any posts for 2018.

    • After our annual holiday vacation, we’ll be back as of today. (Even when on vacay, we put out email blasts on items of UES importance to our mailing list. Let us know if you’d like to be added to that roster! Best, UGS

    • We’ve published every week, Rosemary. Are you going the This Week at the Market on WordPress? Best, S.

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  8. Christine LeBeau

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