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is carroll gardens getting a farmer's market this season?

hola Mar 30, 2007 12:28 PM

what ever happen to the market that was suppose to come to smith and 1st place by the school park

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    Marion Morgenthal Mar 30, 2007 12:54 PM

    According to a posting on the Carroll Gardens Neighborhood Association listserv, "The market is scheduled to begin July 8th on Carroll Street from the PS58 entrance to Smith Street."

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    1. re: Marion Morgenthal
      Ljubitca Apr 1, 2007 03:22 PM

      It's unfortunate that they are startng soo late - we are going to miss out on a lot of summers produce if they indeed start in July. But I guess its better than what we have now.

      1. re: Ljubitca
        artichokeheart Jul 4, 2007 08:02 AM

        Just wondering if anyone has heard any news/updates about this. I am really hoping it happens, it would be great for the neighborhood.

        1. re: artichokeheart
          ChefJune Jul 4, 2007 08:06 AM

          In the Dining Section of the NY Times today, it says the Greenmarket comes to Carroll Gardens this coming Sunday, July 8th.

          1. re: ChefJune
            nerdgoggles Jul 8, 2007 09:13 PM

            Any reports from today?

            1. re: nerdgoggles
              seb Jul 9, 2007 06:41 AM

              We went by yesterday at around 2:30. There was a flower/plant stand, Bread Alone, and 2 or 3 veggie stands. No fruit. We didn't pick anything up bc we had gone to borough hall on Sat. It was the standard fare for this time of year - lots of greens & beets. A fruit stand seems crucial for people to be able to do all their produce shopping in one trip.

              1. re: seb
                artichokeheart Jul 9, 2007 07:07 AM

                I went by in the morning, and bought some greens, some pastries from Bread Alone, and a container of blueberries. Maybe they ran out of berries by 2:30? At this point, the market is pretty small; the stands barely fill half a block. The stand closest to Smith street had an amazing selection of greens and beets though. It's a nice option for shopping in the neighborhood.

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      ardnaxela Jul 9, 2007 02:26 PM

      When I went, a woman who seemed to be in charge said that there will be "lots more" stands open next week.

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        Carol Gardens Jul 9, 2007 06:36 PM

        First weekend was pretty sad. Not much to buy, not terribly cheap, lots of wilting produce because of the heat. But I did see Marty Markowitz taking advantage of a photo op!

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