Posted on March 1st, 2016

Experience the intersection of food and culture!

Screen Shot 2016-02-28 at 1.23.34 PMWe are excited to release the third version of the International Market Guide in Union Square! It includes a brief description about the six markets in Union Square, and the products they sell from around the world. In addition, the guide provides a glimpse of our food related programming, including cooking classes, the Culinary Entrepreneurship Program, festivals, and our Nibble blog where we write news about the intersection between food and culture.

The guide is now available in three languages

The guide aims to promote the international markets, which are an essential part of Union Square and its multicultural community, and also embrace the assorted ethnic food landscape.The guide is now available in three languages: English, Spanish, and Portuguese! Check it out in the Market Tour Section of our website or pick up a brochure at City Hall or one of the Union Square markets.

Come and hang out with us on one of our tours

To celebrate the release of the latest Market Guide, we will host the first walking tours of the year visiting the international markets in March, April and May. Internationalize your kitchen by buying products in these stores! Sign up and come with us to embrace the tasty diversity and culture in Union Square markets, and to get know more about our multicultural community.

For more information and to sign up to our tours, send an email to:

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Tour participants in Mineirão, the Brazilian Market, drinking guarana juice.

Market tour dates

Tuesday, March 22nd, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 9th, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 19th, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 12, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 28th, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.