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Romanesco/ Squash or Zuchini Blossoms/ Ramps/ Samphires in QUEENS??

icelandadam Jul 29, 2010 01:22 PM

im looking to buy romanesco, squash or zuchini blossoms, ramps and samphires. does anyone know where i could find these items? thanks guys.

  1. dacoit Aug 11, 2010 08:37 PM

    They had some squash blossoms at the Sunnyside Greenmarket last weekend (first stall on the corner, I think). You might also ask at groceries that cater to Mexicans, or even taquerias/trucks, since flor de calabaza is a staple in quesadillas.

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      jaingmaster Jul 30, 2010 04:47 AM

      Try Brooklyn Grange: http://brooklyngrangefarm.com/markets/
      I think I remember seeing squash blossoms last weekend.

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        ospreycove Jul 30, 2010 04:55 AM

        I think it is late in the season for Ramps.

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          enyc1071 Jul 30, 2010 08:54 AM

          Agreed...ramps are available in the Spring. Have you tried the Queens County Farm on Little Neck Parkway in Glenn Oaks?

          http://www.queensfarm.org/contact.html
          (718) 347-3276

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        hankshiny Jul 29, 2010 09:16 PM

        I haven't been this summer, but last summer you could usually get squash & zucchini blossoms at the Jackson Heights farmers' market, Sundays 8-3 on 34th ave between 77th and 78th streets.

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