What’s Fresh This Week – December 2

Spend Your Sunday at Schenectady Greenmarket

It may be getting chilly outside, but inside Proctors, Schenectady Greenmarket is warm and welcoming – and it’s always the best place to find the freshest produce, meat, and prepared food. It’s also the place to pick up natural lotions and beauty products, handcrafted goods, and sweet treats for the holiday season. Bring your friends and your family; grab a cup of coffee, and shop around; you can enjoy local musicians in each of our three locations inside Proctors, grab a tasty lunch in our expanded food court area in Key Hall, and get your holiday shopping done – all in one place. Spend your Sunday at Schenectady Greenmarket!

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What’s Fresh This Week

Maynard Farm: 12 varieties of apples; 3 kinds of pears; white, yellow, blue, and sweet potatoes; cauliflower, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and celery root; dino and curly kale, collards, five-color Swiss chard, and two types of beets.

Quincy Farm will have tasty winter-favorite vitamin greens and mizuna, along with baby arugula, spinach, sweet potatoes, carrots, and more!

Mariaville Farm: Fresh eggs, pasture raised heritage chickens, pork, lamb, goat, duck, and Black Angus beef. Oyster mushrooms and gift-wrapped Shiitake mushroom logs for holiday gift giving.

Hope Valley Farm: Arugula, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and cabbage; winterbor and Tuscany kale; red and green lettuce; kennebec, red Russian, and fingerling potatoes; red, sweet, and yellow onions; tomatoes, three varieties of garlic, pickled garlic scapes, turnips; plus holiday wreaths and kissing balls

Cooper’s Ark: Fresh chicken – whole birds and parts; hens for soup, stew, and stock. The holidays are almost here – have you ordered your turkey or capon?

Susie’s Climax Creations: Whole chicken and duck available. Cranberry jam and Cranberry chutney; plus our other jellies, jams, and pickled items.

Adair Vineyards: Try a sample of our hot mulled wine! Bring home a mulled wine combo (one landmark red and one mulling spice pack) for yourself or as a holiday gift – $22.00 each, or 2 for $40.00.

Skinner’s Sugarbush: Holiday berry, apricot, and cream currant scones; mint chocolate, carrot, and lemon loaf mini cakes: very berry, sweet & salty hazelnut, and lemon shortbread; chocolate coconut and chocolate peanut butter bars, and much more, including Eggnog bars and our maple syrup. Our cookbook makes a lovely gift!

The Peanut Principle: Mini jars and holiday gift boxes.

Truffles Cupcakes by Collette: Chocolate-filled double chocolate creme de menthe; French vanilla spumoni canoli; chocolate-filled Mississippi Mud Pie; French vanilla black raspberry; fudge peanut butter brownie; and lemon ricotta.

Chick and Hen Baking Company: Grasshopper bars, peanut butter cups, lemon berry cheesecake, carrot cakes, and lots of other favorites. Greens and beans, quiche, empanadas, spinach feta pie, and new his week – torta milanesa. Come hungry!

Cafe NOLA: Crawfish jambalaya; Abita Turbodog beer-braised short ribs served over dirty rice; homemade four cheese macaroni; fresh squeezed cherry or raspberry lemonade, Arnold Palmers, iced tea, and sweet tea.

Earthly Remedies by Erin has lots of gift bags and stocking stuffers! Also all hand salves are 20% off this Sunday.

Burden Lake Creamworks is offering lovely Lavender in classy gift jars for tranquil holidays!

Healing Path Massage: Jennifer Cross and John Horan will be offering chair massages for your sore neck, back, shoulders – or wherever your muscles need relief of tension from the holiday stress. Come and purchase a gift certificate for a loved one!

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Variety Vendors

  • Adair Vineyards
  • Earthly Remedies by Erin
  • Hope Valley Farm
  • Skinner’s Sugarbush
  • Smyth/Cid Pottery
  • Susie’s Climax Creations
  • Truffle’s Cupcakes by Collette

Programming

Market Stage

10am-2pm Running the Rive

Lower Level

10am-12pm Bentwood Rockers

12pm-2pm Kevin Wayne

Key Hall

10am-12pm Terri Roben

12pm-2pm Rick Sacchetti

Community Table

From Scratch Club

Niskayuna Co-op

Local Expert

Cornell Cooperative Extension, Master Gardeners

Children’s Activity

11am-1pm: Jen and Abigail twisting balloon creations

1pm-2pm: Flutterbug the Clown

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What’s Fresh This Week – November 25

Start Shopping

Schenectady Greenmarket has you covered for your gift giving this holiday season. Delicious jellies, packaged nut mixes, and pickled treats. Handcrafted items from jewelry to body lotions, Whether you need something for the office party or that special someone on your list – you’ll find it at Schenectady Greenmarket.

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What’s Fresh This Week

Hope Valley Farm will have heavenly holiday wreaths; red and green lettuce, arugula, tomatoes, and beets; turnips with edible tops, winterbor and Tuscany kale, cabbage, and broccoli; red and white Potatoes, Russian and fingerling potatoes, red and yellow Onions; garlic, pickled garlic scapes, and garlic gift baskets available.

Bella Terra Farm: Beef stew from the round on sale for $5.00 a pound; chicken tomato basil sausage $6.00 a pound; turkey parts, thin cut cutlets, roasts, sausage, and ground turkey.

Mariaville Farm: Pasture raised lamb, pork, chicken, Black Angus beef, and goat! All raised on Mariaville Farm! Shiitake mushroom logs and oyster totems for holiday gift giving. Fresh eggs and fresh oyster mushrooms; check out our tanned lamb and goat hides.

Merry Hill Farm: Alpaca yarn and roving, knitting and felting kits, hand knit and felted accessories – and still time for holiday custom orders.

Maynard Farm: 12 varieties of apples; 3 kinds of pears; white, yellow, blue, and sweet potatoes; cauilflower, broccolli, Brussels sprouts, and celery root; dino and curly kale, collards, five-color Swiss chard, and two types of beets.

Battenkill Valley Creamery: Egg nog available!

Our Daily Eats: Think of ODE for all your holiday gifting needs: nuts, seeds, and granola make great party gifts, stocking stuffers, and office presents. We offer individual bags or gift boxes in an assortment of sizes. Made with care in the Hudson Valley!

Pika’s Farm Table: Freshly baked Belgian waffles, quiches, chicken potpies, gluten free risotto appetizers, and healthy winter soups!

Chick and Hen Baking Company: Move over turkey – we have flavors of the holiday season including red currant lemon cheesecakes, chocolate mousse cups, and peanut butter chocolate bars. Greens n’ beans, tomato basil bisque, applewood bacon quiche, empanandas, spinach and feta pie.

The Peanut Principle will have mini jars! Perfect for stocking stuffers.

Sororia Organics has packaged our awesome body butters in lovely hemp gift bags for gift giving! Pumpkin spice artisan soap is here for a limited time, plus our new liquid soaps. Free 10 ml body/room spray with every purchase of $50 or more.

Mosaics by Christine has new 12″ square and round and 15″ round lazy Susans along; colorful new glass mosaic chess sets; tie-dye bamboo socks. Still time to order a custom piece or pick up a gift certificate.

Smyth/Cid Pottery: A variety of mugs, bowls, tea pots, and garlic/oil bowls.

Healing Path Massage will have Jean Marie Sefcovic and Jeanne Kitt offering chair massage this week at the market. Let us help you with your aches and pains this Sunday. Gift certificates available for the holidays.

 

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Variety Vendors

  •  dreamPuff Marshmallows
  • Highland Farm
  • Jewelry by Donna Marie
  • Laurie’s Gluten Free Goodness
  • Mosaics by Christine
  • Smyth/Cid Pottery

Programming

Market Stage

10am-12pm Molly Durnin

12pm-2pm Three Quarter North

Lower Level

12pm-2pm Ashlee Paradis

Key Hall

10am-12pm Terri Roben

12pm-2pm NoMo Jelly Blues Band 

Children’s Activity

11am-1pm: Jen and Abigail twisting balloon creations

1pm-2pm: Flutterbug the Clown

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What’s Fresh This Week – November 18

Happy Thanksgiving

Schenectady Greenmarket has everything you need for your Thanksgiving celebration. Fresh, local ingredients for creating tasty appetizers, savory entrees, and delectable desserts –  or you can even grab a freshly-prepared item from one of our skilled chefs and bakers. Whether you’re hosting a celebration, or bringing a dish to share: our vendors have you covered — including local wine or maybe a handcrafted thank-you gift for your holiday host!

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What’s Fresh This Week

Maynard Farm: 12 varieties of apples; 3 kinds of pears; white, yellow, blue, and sweet potatoes; cauilflower, broccolli,  Brussels sprouts, and celery root; dino and curly kale, collards, five-color Swiss chard, and two types of beets.

Quincy Farm will make you the star of Thanksgiving with our best-ever sweet potatoes and carrots!  We’ll also have Brussels sprouts, cabbage, beets, leeks, and oodles of squash; plus more leafy greens than you can shake a stick at!

Hope Valley Farm: arugula, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cabbage, beets, and turnips with edible tops; broccoli raab, winterborn and Tuscany kale, red and green lettuce, radicchio, and tomatoes. We’ll also have red, kennebec, and Russian fingering potatoes; sweet red or yellow onions, 4 varieties of garlic, and our pickled garlic scapes.  All Certified Naturally Grown.

Merry Hill Farm: There is still time to knit or crochet that special holiday gift. Knitting kits available for hats and scarves; hand dyed and natural color alpaca yarn; alpaca roving for spinning and crafts; felted hats and bags; hand knit alpaca accessories.  Order custom knits now for the holidays.

Mariaville Farm will have pasture raised Black Angus, freshly frozen heritage chickens (Barred Rocks breed) and also cornish cross chickens whole and parts. Pork, lamb and duck.

Pixies Preserves: We will have our sampler packs and gift boxes available this weekend.

Our Daily Eats: Think of ODE for all your holiday gifting needs: nuts, seeds, and granola make great party gifts, stocking stuffers, and office presents. We offer individual bags or gift boxes in an assortment of sizes. Made with care in the Hudson Valley!

Saratoga Peanut Butter Company: Our delicious gingerbread peanut butter blend “Catch Me If You Can” is back again! Makes a great holiday gift.

Freddy’s Rockin’ Hummus will be bringing all of our fantastic hummus flavors to the market this weekend!  We can’t wait to see you – come visit us and taste what you’ve been missing!

Chick and Hen Baking Co. Fresh eggs this week by the dozen. Seafood bisque, greens and beans, sundried tomato and chevre quiche by the slice, empanadas with our harissa sauce, and spinach and feta pie. On the sweeter side we’ll have pumpkin roll, pear almond cream tart by the slice, apple strudels, and eclairs for breakfast.

3 Chicks and a P: Two new flavors this week – white bean dip made with fresh basil and sundried tomato pesto and lemony Greek herb! Pick up all your favorite hummus, bean dips, and salsa for your Thanksgiving table. From our family to yours – Happy Thanksgiving!

Skinner’s Sugarbush: Thanksgiving scones, pumpkin apple bars, caramel apple, carrot, and German chocolate mini cakes (chocolate peanut butter, orange pineapple, cherry chocolate chunk); lemon shortbread, ginger cookies, and much more will delight you. Our syrup is waiting to smother your pancakes and waffles! Maple glazed ham is the best. Ask us for the recipe!

Taj Mahal Restaurant: Vegetable Samosa, vegetable pattie, and curry chicken.

Earthly Remedies by Erin: Deodorant and dryer balls available. Natural, chemical-free body, home, and pet care products make great Christmas presents.

Smyth/Cid Pottery will have new garlic bowls, tea pots, and mugs galore. Plus special prices on water filtration crocks and dispensers.

Ali Herrmann: Featuring new encaustics and lots of handmade jewelry!

Healing Path Massage: Wendell Harris and John Horan will be offering chair massage to those in need of relaxation or to reduce pain and discomfort to achy muscles. Gift certificates available for the holidays.

 

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Variety Vendors

  • Adair Vineyards
  • Ali Herrmann
  • Earthly Remedies by Erin
  • Freddy’s Rockin’ Hummus
  • Hope Valley Farm
  • Skinner’s Sugarbush
  • Smyth/Cid Pottery
  • Susie’s Climax Creations

Programming

Market Stage

10am-2pm The Slate Hill Band

12pm-2pm Anonymous Figg Leafs

Lower Level

10am-12pm Erin M. Powers

12pm-2pm Tim Barker

Key Hall

10am-12pm John & Amy Birchler

12pm-2pm Loose Change

Community Table

Elicia McMullen, Retail Dietian from Shoprite
Slow Foods from SCCC

Children’s Activity

11am-1pm: Jen and Abigail twisting balloon creations

1pm-2pm: Flutterbug the Clown

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What’s Fresh This Week – November 11

Come See What’s Inside

Shop Schenectady Greenmarket for the best in local produce, prepared food, meat, handmade gifts, and more in our three locations inside Proctors. Sit and enjoy our beautiful expanded space in Key Hall (across the Proctors Arcade), and enjoy live music in all three areas. A fun and festive shopping experience awaits you this Sunday at Schenectady Greenmarket!

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What’s Fresh This Week

Bella Terra Farm: Special on grass-fed (90 to 95% lean) ground beef; regularly $5.00 a pound and Sunday $4.00 a pound. We will also have winter  squash, brussels sprouts, bear oil soaps, herbal vinegar, all natural lip balms, and moisturizers.

Hope Valley Farm will have red and green lettuce, arugula, broccoli, turnips, cabbage, garlic, pickled garlic scapes, brussel sprouts, tomatoes, red sweet onions, yellow cooking and storage onions, red potatoes, red Russian fingerling potatoes, and two winsome farmers!

Quincy Farm will feature frost-sweetened tender kale, chard, and spinach to compliment our excellent sweet potatoes, squash, and tomatoes.

Cooper’s Ark: Fresh whole chicken raised without chemicals added. This will be the last week to order your fresh turkey for Thanksgiving – $3.50 per pound.

Mariaville Farm: Delicious and healthy pasture raised Black Angus beef, pork, lamb, chicken, duck, and turkey; all antibiotics and hormone-free; plus fresh eggs from our free roaming chickens.

Burden Lake Creamworks: Introducing lemon vanilla – a treat for all ages!

The Peanut Principle: Holiday flavors are back including, gingerbread or cookie dough peanut butter.

Our Daily Eats: Think Our Daily Eats for all your holiday gifting needs. Nuts, seeds, and granola make great party gifts, stocking stuffers, and office presents. We offer individual bags or gift boxes in an assortment of sizes. Stop by our table in Key Hall this Sunday. Made with care in the Hudson Valley!

Chick and Hen Baking Company: Hot foods are back! Greens and beans and potato leek parmesan soup; mushroom and wild onion cheddar quiche by the slice, empanadas, and spinach and feta pie. Fall flavors including pumpkin walnut cheesecake, baked stuffed apples, giant gingersnap cookies.

Funk Farms: Apple and apple cranberry pies made from fresh fruit and hand rolled crusts.Come and try our new lace crunch and coconut lace crunch cookies, cinnamon pastry logs. Plus we’ll have our repurposed accessories; thrift store purchases transformed into new beautiful and useful products that are great for gift giving.

Merry Hill Farm: New felted alpaca hats and bags, alpaca yarn and roving, hand knit items, and custom orders.

Café NOLA will be bringing: Abita Turbo dog braised short ribs with dirty rice; four cheese baked macaroni; fresh squeezed lemonade (Raspberry or Cherry), iced tea, sweet tea, and Arnold Palmers.

Naga Bakehouse: Wood-fired, artisan breads baked with local ingredients grown by fellow Schenectady Greenmarket farmers. Look for stuffed breads, flatbreads, whole grain loaves, and salt and caraway sticks. Come by for a taste and leave with something delicious.

Bel Cibo: Authentic Cuban cuisine and tasty paninis.

Pixie’s Preserves: We will be sampling our pumpkin pecan butter and our ruby port wine jelly.

Sistah’s Vintage Aprons: New samplings of Gilda and Pauline; new Monas and Louisas making pre-Holiday appearances in sumptuous fabric patterns.

Mosaics by Christine has many colorful gift ideas for the holidays ahead. Custom orders & gift certificates are also available.

Healing Path Massage will have Jeanne Kitt and Jennifer Cross offering chair massage for your sore tired muscles. Come and see them about how
they might help you.

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Variety Vendors

  • Bella Terradream
  • Puff Marshmallows
  • Highland Farms
  • Jewelry by Donna Marie
  • Laurie’s Gluten Free Goodness
  • Sistahs Vintage Aprons
  • Times Union
  • This Is Dreams

Programming

Market Stage

10am-2pm The Slate Hill Band

12pm-2pm Anonymous Figg Leafs

Lower Level

10am-12pm Erin M. Powers

12pm-2pm Tim Barker

Key Hall

10am-12pm John & Amy Birchler

12pm-2pm Loose Change

Community Table

Elicia McMullen, Retail Dietian from Shoprite
Slow Foods from SCCC

Children’s Activity

11am-1pm: Jen and Abigail twisting balloon creations

1pm-2pm: Flutterbug the Clown

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What’s Fresh this Week – November 4

Welcome to the Indoor Market

We’re moving inside Proctors this week! Our location may be changed, but we still have all the best local produce, meat, and prepared food – over 70 vendors at the Winter Market! Come visit us indoors, and see our exciting new food court expansion into Key Hall, across the Proctors Arcade! Visit our website to learn more about our moveSee you Sunday!

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What’s Fresh This Week

Cooper’s Ark: Fresh, whole chickens, fresh heritage chickens, stewing hens, and a few fresh turkeys. Order your turkeys for the holidays: raised on chemical free grain and pasture; $3.50 per pound.

Susie’s Climax Creations: We will have fresh whole chicken and duck eggs available; plus our various jams and pickled items.

Merry Hill Farm: Hand dyed and natural color alpaca yarn, alpaca roving in five natural colors for hand spinning and crafts; knit and felted items; knitting kits. Order your custom knits now for the holidays.

Quincy Farm will have more big juicy tomatoes, delicious carrots, and the best sweet potatoes money can buy! Plus our usual great baby greens, squashes, and roots!

Free Bird Farm: certified organic produce and pasture-raised eggs; spinach, beets, carrots, kale, and other cooking-friendly veggies.

Burden Lake Creamworks introduces a limited edition of Vetiver: smoky, spicy, stimulating, and tranquilizing; for men and women.

Barber’s Farm: Broccoli, tomatoes, and sweet corn frozen and packaged at the peak of summer.

Adirondack Flower Farm: Lots of maple goodies, including maple Os – maple cream between to chocolate cookies then dipped in chocolate; maple cake doughnuts, maple filled pop tarts, and maple meranges.

Mariaville Farm: Fresh chicken and eggs, Black Angus beef, duck, and pasture raised pork and lamb. Fresh Shiitake and oyster mushrooms.

Ali Herrmann: Featuring a variety of new, foliage inspired watercolors, vibrantly colored encaustics, and lots of handmade jewelry.

Painted Goat Farm has goat meat: ground, stew, boneless leg roast, boneless shoulder roast, loin chops, rib chops, osso buco, liver, breast.

RAD Soap: Chaga-Berry Day Cream: contains the highest level of antioxidants that protect skin against environmental damage and provides continuous support with the skin’s natural defense system and improves repair capabilities. This is THE essential for your skin’s maintenanc.Cafe NOLA will be bringing tender ribs of beef quickly braised then simmered with Abita Turbo Dog beer, carrots, celery, onions, and tomatoes served over dirty rice. Fresh squeezed lemonade; tea and flavored lemonade.

Truffle’s Cupcakes by Collette: Try one of our fall flavors like caramel pumpkin spice or Caramel apple filled apple cider; or one of our many other gourmet cupcakes.

The New England Fudge Co. is back with almond butter crunch, gourmet fudge, peanut brittle, and wintergreen patties.

Pixie’s Preserves: Introducing our new flavor of autumn, a blend of apples and cranberries.

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Variety Vendors

  • Susie’s Climax Creations
  • Earthstone candles
  • Adair Vineyards
  • Ali Herrmann
  • Syth/Cid Pottery
  • Earthly Remedies by Erin
  • Skinner’s Sugarbush
  • Truffle’s Cupcakes by Collette

Programming

Market Stage

10am-2pm Running the River

Lower Level

10am-12pm Emily Litwin

12pm-2pm Rick Sacchetti

Key Hall

10am-12pm Roots of Change

Children’s Activity

11am-1pm: Jen and Abigail twisting balloon creations

1pm-2pm: Flutterbug the Clown

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