Rock Center Farmers Market Returns Today
Today is the first day of the annual summer Rock Center Farmer’s Market. As in years past you can find them set up at the North Plaza, Rockefeller Place at 50th Street every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. from now through September 3rd. The vendors vary each day so I’ve put together a little guide to some of my favorites.
Millport Dairy is one of the vendors you can look forward to seeing today (they also come to the market on Thursdays and Fridays). They hail from Lancaster, PA and serve up some delicious whoopie pies, Shoo-Fly pie quarters and halves, as well as cheese.
In the past they’ve been pretty good about the cheese samples–the garlic chive and hot pepper jack are especially good.
Valley Shepherd Creamery is another vendor to look forward to tomorrow (and Friday for that matter). They sell a variety of dairy products including sheep and cow’s milk cheeses, yogurt, and a rotating menu of gelato cups.
Katchkie Farm will be back Fridays with sandwiches, beet chips, chilled beet soup, 100 Mile Lasagna, Katchkie coleslaw, chilled cucumber soup, chilled zucchini-tomato Soup, and basil-spearmint iced tea. Their featured sandwiches will be: a DiPaola Turkey Sandwich with Hawthorne Valley Cheddar Cheese, Katchkie Farm Microgreens and Mayo and for the vegetarians a Katchkie Farm Eggplant, Zucchini, Radishes, Lettuce, Sandwich with Katchkie Pesto and Hawthorne Valley Cheddar. We hope that they’ll be bringing back their $8 lunch special from last summer, their turkey sandwich stuffed with beet chips was awesome.
Rockefeller Center Greenmarket, North Plaza at 50th Street every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. from now through September 3rd.