Fresh Bites: Free Cooking & Nutrition Workshops

Every Wednesday starting at 10:30am, join us for free cooking and nutrition workshops at the Market! Learn how to make delicious, affordable meals using fresh fruits and vegetables. These classes are free and open to the public (no advance registration necessary!), and also translated into Spanish.

Each week we'll demonstrate how to make a different recipe, such as sweet potato chili and beet-and-carrot slaw. Participants who attend the full workshop will receive a $2 "Market Money" coupon that can be redeemed for fruits and vegetables at the Market. Join us every Wednesday for a new recipe and lesson!

This week we'll be preparing a Smashed Potatoes with Kale recipe and sharing tips for successfully storing fruits and vegetables at home to extend their shelf life.

Fall Harvest at the Market!

We're pulling out our wool sweaters and autumn hues to celebrate this fruitful season. Join us at Essex Street Market on Saturday, October 28th from 11am-1pm for pumpkin decorating, magic tricks, and spooky snacks! This event is perfect for kids -- and kids-at-heart, too! Find us in the general seating area next to Davidovich Bagels (free to attend!).

Fresh Bites: Free Cooking & Nutrition Workshops

Every Wednesday starting at 10:30am, join us for free cooking and nutrition workshops at the Market! Learn how to make delicious, affordable meals using fresh fruits and vegetables. These classes are free and open to the public (no advance registration necessary!), and also translated into Spanish.

Each week we'll demonstrate how to make a different recipe, such as sweet potato chili and beet-and-carrot slaw. Participants who attend the full workshop will receive a $2 "Market Money" coupon that can be redeemed for fruits and vegetables at the Market. Join us every Wednesday for a new recipe and lesson!

This week we'll be preparing a Sweet Potato Chili recipe and reviewing the nutrition facts label.

Mozzarella Making 101

Join two pro cheesemakers on Monday, November 6th at 6:30pm for this hands-on evening at Essex Street Market and learn step-by-step how milk becomes mozz! No one sits on the sidelines here as you stretch curd and shape it, readying your mozzarella to grace a homemade pizza or caprese salad. For you curd nerds out there, we’ll also look briefly at the history of mozzarella and take a shallow dive into the science of it all.

Best part? Everyone takes home their freshly formed batch. Get your tickets here!

Coquito Cupcake Celebration

Coquito is the eggnog of Puerto Rico: a velvety rich drink infused with coconut and warm spices, with just a hint of rum to toast the holiday season. To celebrate the forthcoming festivities, we're hosting a coquito tasting and cupcake decorating party on Thursday, November 9 from 6:30pm-8pm!

Puerto Rican Chef CutiePie, aka Veronica Velez, will offer sips of her special coquito recipe while you assemble your own coquito-infused cupcake parfaits, courtesy of master-baker Tiffany Washington, who owns I.M. Pastry Studio at the Market. Tickets available here!

Thanksgiving Pie & Cheese Social

On Tuesday, November 14th at 6:30pm, join us for our annual Thanksgiving Pie & Cheese Social, featuring pairings from the beloved Saxelby Cheesemongers and famous Four & Twenty Blackbirds. We'll guide you through 3 deliciously unique pie and cheese pairings, with a side of cider to wash it all down.

Reserve your spot for this very tasty and popular event here!