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Thursday, March 3, 2011

Finding Fresh Food, Locally Grown, In The Dead Of Winter

It has been a long, cold winter in the Northeast, and fresh, locally-grown food is hard to come by.

But in Manhattan, the Union Square Greenmarket has succeeded in bringing everything from turnips to dandelion greens to New Yorkers year round.

Here and Now’s resident chef Kathy Gunst recently toured the market and talked with with vendors and shoppers.


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