Visit a Green Market

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Things are heating up in NYC. That may mean your list of things to do with the kids is down to the bottom. No fear! We've got ideas.

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Don't forget a weekly trip to your local green market. Bring along a few reusable totes and head to the stalls. Here is a list of Greenmarkets in NYC. Bring a camera. I snapped this shot of a man wearing a hat and a cat at the Union Square Green Market last week!

If you get inspired, you can try to get your kids' schools in on the action. Greenmarket can either bring a farmer to your child's classroom or help organize an outing to a local green market. How cool is that?

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For a more grown-up experience with the Greenmarkets, sign up for Chef Tours & Tastes.
Learn first-hand how New York's best chefs create their menus from the freshest, local ingredients available at Greenmarket, and how they are working together with farmers to preserve farmland and encourage sustainable agriculture.

Chef Alex Guarnaschelli of Butter
Wednesday September 9th, 2009 from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Chef Peter Hoffman of Savoy
Wednesday September 23rd, 2009 from 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM

You'll begin with a personal tour of the Union Square Greenmarket with Chef Hoffman, then a private lunch with wine pairings from the bounties of the day prepared especially for you.

Space is limited. For more information and tickets visit Brown Paper Tickets $129.12 (includes wine and gratuity.) A portion of the ticket price is tax deductible.

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