7. Essex Farm Fruits and Vegetables

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Essex Farm Fruits and Vegetables may look like your typical run-of-the-mill produce and grocery store, but you won’t find any mass produced commercial products here. Essex Farm was founded in 2004 by Harvard graduate Kristin Kimball, who left behind a career as a creative writing professor and freelance writer for a full-time job managing an organic farm coop, and serves only the freshest. Find them at booths 18, 19, 25, and 26.

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  1. BEST MARKET. Unfortunately, New York City Economic Development is about to destroy the market and Mayor Deblasio’s office is silent about it. The market survives by the current vendors. The city EDC is suppose to help market and promote the market and has failed to do this for many years. The turnover at the agency is rapid, and the hiring is all political appointees with no knowledge when it comes to food markets or quality food.

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