Fresh Bites: Free Cooking & Nutrition Workshops

Every Wednesday starting at 10am, 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!

Music at the Market

Join us for live Music at the Market! On the Second Saturday of every month we feature a different performance. Get grooving while you shop!

How to Eat Well & Save Money with Chef Bill Telepan

Join us for a very special cooking demonstration and tasting, hosted by acclaimed chef Bill Telepan! As one of NYC’s most acclaimed devotees of health-conscious cooking, Bill Telepan will lead a live cooking demonstration at Essex Street Market on Wednesday, June 14th from 6:30-8:30pm to share his tips for preparing flavorful food on a budget.

We’ll center our meal on a perfectly roasted chicken, as Bill shows us how to turn one whole bird into three amazing meals. RSVP now to secure your seat and enter to win our special prize!