What’s Fresh This Week – December 30

Happy New Year!

The New Year is a great opportunity to start fresh – and you can’t get much fresher than local produce and other goodies at Schenectady Greenmarket! A note for this weekend’s market: many of our vendors are taking a break this week for the holidays, but don’t worry – the market will still have lots going on, and you’ll be able to find PLENTY of fresh produce!

Happy New Year from Schenectady Greenmarket!

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What’s Fresh This Week

WHERE’S THE MILK??? If you’re looking for Battenkill Valley Dairy, you’ll find them inside Key Hall (across the Proctors Arcade), until the end of the Winter Market. While you’re in Key Hall, why not stop and visit the other vendors there – you’ll find prepared foods, wine, and local music (plus plenty of comfortable seats for you to sit & enjoy your tasty treats)!

Café NOLA: Black-Eyed Peas – Remember, black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day brings good luck for the entire year! Have your‘s ready! Abita Turbo Dog Beer Braised Short Ribs with dirty rice, corn bread, homemade mac & cheese, fresh squeezed lemonade, fresh brewed tea. Happy New Year!

Earthly Remedies by Erin: All hand salves are buy one for $10 – or buy 2 for $15. Dryer balls and hand cream will be back in stock.

Healing Path Massage: Wendell Harris and Jennifer Cross will be offering chair massage for your sore, tired or tight muscles. See what they can do for you!

Maynard Farms: 10 apple varieties, Crisp-air Braeburn and Gala are back, Bosc pears (at their prime), apple cider, 3 kinds of potatoes, dino and curly kale, very sweet winter collards, broccoli, 3 different color beets, sweet Swiss 5-color chard, Brussels sprouts, green cabbage, celery root.


Don’t Miss our vendors in Key Hall, across the Proctors Arcade!

You’ll find prepared food, unique gifts, and live music! Follow the signs…and the delicious aromas!

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Variety Vendors

Adair Vineyards
Ali Herrmann
Skinner’s Sugarbush
Susie’s Climax Creations
Hope Valley Farm
Smyth/Cid Pottery
Truffle’s Cupcakes by Collette

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Programming

Market Stage

10am-12pm: Gordon Street
12pm-2pm: Dave Vandervort Band

Lower Level Music

10am-12pm: Michael Yates
12pm-2pm: Andrew and Courtney Elder

Key Hall Music

10am-12pm: Roots of Change
12pm-2pm: Kevin Carey Quintet

Community Table

Woodlawn Park Redevelopment Committee

Children’s Activities

11am-1pm: Jen & Abigail twisting balloon creations
1pm-2pm: Flutterbug the Clown

What’s Fresh This Week – December 23

Attention, Last-Minute Shoppers!

Time is running out – but you are sure to find that perfect gift for everyone on your list at Schenectady Greenmarket! Handmade jewelry, bath & body products, candies and fudge, local wine, jams & jellies, knit hats and scarves, and stocking-stuffer-sized goodies galore! Make sure to visit all three of our market locations within Proctors – including Key Hall, across the Arcade.

Happy Holidays from all of us at Schenectady Greenmarket!

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What’s Fresh This Week

WHERE’S THE MILK??? If you’re looking for Battenkill Valley Dairy, you’ll find them inside Key Hall (across the Proctors Arcade), beginning this Sunday, December 23. While you’re in Key Hall, why not stop and visit the other vendors there – you’ll find prepared foods, wine, and local music!

Abbey Farms: Sweet Christmas Candy Cane coffee cakes filled with apricots and maraschino cherries – great for gifts; whole grain cinnamon raisin bread; no gluten honey corn bread muffins, no gluten maple syrup peanut butter cookies, oatmeal molasses bread, more.

Bella Terra Farm: Center Cut bone-in rack of pork – sale $3.50/lb (reg. $5/lb); beef short rib Osso Bucco — sale $4/lb (reg. $5/lb); Boneless pork loin roast $4.99/lb (reg. $5.99/lb); Rack of lamb $14/lb (reg. $24/lb). Herbal vinegar gift packs (great for hostess gifts), soaps, all natural moisturizers, lip balms (great teacher gifts).

Café NOLA: Catfish Etouffee: catfish coated with Cajun spices, pan-blackened and served in a pool of Etouffee sauce over dirty rice; NOLA’s homemade mac and cheese; dirty rice; fresh squeezed lemonades and fresh brewed tea.

Chick and Hen Baking Company: Greens-n-beans & seafood bisque; panini sandwiches, quiche, baked empanadas, spinach feta pie. Last-minute grab & go cookie bags, gingerman and shortbread cookies; grasshopper bars, and all of your other favorites. Happy Holidays!

Healing Path Massage: Jeanne Kitt and Wendell Harris will be available to offer chair massage on your sore muscles. Gift certificates for your holiday needs, too.

Mariaville Farm: Many delicious choices for your holiday meal – Black Angus filet mignon (wrap it in our no-nitrate bacon); porterhouse, rib eye or T-bone steaks; grassfed boneless leg of lamb, (only 2 left); smoked no-nitrate hams, pork tenderloin, and roasted rabbit.

Mariaville Mushroom Men: Fresh shiitake, oyster and Lion’s Mane mushrooms this weekend. If you can’t decide which is your favorite, then try a variety pack for your holiday dinner. This is the last chance to get a gift wrapped grow your own shiitake logs. Also, don’t forget to try a jar of our delicious marinated shiitake mushrooms – they make the perfect stocking stuffer.

Mosaics by Christine: Mirrors, tables, lazy Susans, chess sets and much more still available for that last minute holiday gift. Mosaic classes or gift certificates also available.

Naga Bakehouse: Wood-fired artisan breads include stuffed kale and garlic; blueberry ricotta; salt and caraway sticks; healthy pretzels and wood-fired crackers. Come find us downstairs and have a taste!

New England Fudge Co: Large and small chocolate dipped pears; 10 flavors of gourmet fudge, peppermint patties, wintergreen patties, lemon creams, pecan and peanut brittle, almond butter crunch, truffles.

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

Painted Goat Farm: Ground goat and goat sausage. This is our last market until March, so please come early for cheese – we’ll have only a limited supply

Peanut Principle: A variety of mini jars perfect for stocking stuffers.

Quincy Farm: Set yourself up for the holiday with our award-winning sweet potatoes and carrots! Recipes and cooking advice free for the taking! Also: two kinds of kale, three kinds of turnips, a variety of baby winter salad greens, Honey Bear squash (and sugar dumpling and butternut), plus onions, leeks, celeriac, and much, much more.

Saratoga Peanut Butter Company: Sale on holiday gift packs – this weekend only – $15.00 each (normally $18) All made fresh this week!

Sistahs: New cobbler aprons and hot new fabric patterns for holiday gift giving.

Smyth/Cid Pottery: Lots of mugs, teapots and bowls

Susie’s Climax Creations: Fresh holiday duck, turkey, chicken, guinea, quail and goose! We will have our variety of jelly jams and pickled items, including pickled quail eggs and marinated mushrooms.


Don’t Miss our vendors in Key Hall, across the Proctors Arcade!

You’ll find prepared food, unique gifts, and live music! Follow the signs…and the delicious aromas!

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Variety Vendors

Bella Terra Farm
dreamPuff Marshmallows
Highland Farm
Laurie’s Gluten Free Goodness
Mosaics by Christine
Hope Valley Farm
Smyth/Cid Pottery

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Programming

Market Stage

10am-12pm: Hill Folk
12pm-2pm: Steve Weisse

Lower Level Music

10am-12pm: Ashlee Paradis
12pm-2pm: Emily Litwin

Key Hall Music

10am-12pm: Terri Roben (children’s music)
12pm-2pm: Kaleidoscope

Children’s Activity

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

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What’s Fresh This Week – December 16

Christmastime is Here…

Less than two weeks until Christmas – but we’ve got you covered at Schenectady Greenmarket! Visit all of our market vendors, and find that unique gift for everyone on your list. It’s always fun and easy to shop local at Schenectady Greenmarket! Make sure to visit all three of our market locations within Proctors – including Key Hall, across the Arcade. See you on Sunday!

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What’s Fresh This Week

Adirondack Flower Farm: We are adding maple cream filled chocolate cups this week and taking orders for the holidays.

Ali Herrmann: A small assortment of watercolors and encaustics for one-of-a-kind handmade gifts, along with sterling and semi-precious stone jewelry.

Burden Lake Creamworks: Lavender gift sets in cobalt blue glass jars or clear tureens with pewter lids.

Café NOLA: Holiday kicked-up gumbo, baked mac and cheese; fresh-squeezed lemonade, guava lemonade, iced tea, sweet tea, and Arnold Palmers.

Chick and Hen Baking Company: Greens-n-beans or black bean soup; empanandas, individual quiche, spinach and feta pie, and paninis; sweets including grasshopper bars, cheesecake, iced shortbreads, and grab-and-go holiday cookie bags.

Cooper’s Ark Farm: Fresh whole ducks; fresh capon – whole, parts, ground; fresh turkey – legs, wings, ground. Limited number of capons for Christmas – order now!

Earthly Remedies By Erin: Last-minute Christmas gifts including gift bags and stocking stuffers. New hand cream and new baby’s butt cream.

Earthstone Candles: New handcrafted slate, marble and granite oil candles, and our latest Earthstone additions – all perfect gift ideas!

Freddy’s Rockin’ Hummus: Come and stock up for the holidays! We won’t be back again until the New Year, so get Freddy’s Rockin’ Hummus while you can!

Healing Path Massage: Jean Marie Sefcovic and John Horan offering chair massage, for your sore muscles. Holiday gift certificates, too.

Hudson-Chatham Winery: Dessert wines abound, including our special Christmas Port. Lots of other delicious wines to celebrate the holidays, too. Complimentary gift wrapping upon request, and . gift certificates for winery tastings. Cheers!

Josephine’s Whole Grain Baking: Anadama, anise sweet bread, cranberry orange 100% whole wheat, oatmeal bulgur wheat bran, seeded dill rye, challah, sweetener-free whole wheat, and brown rice. Plus muffins, scones and cookies, too.

Mariaville Farm: Fresh chicken, processed on the farm on Thursday. Dec. 13; Boneless leg of grassfed lamb, chops, stew, shanks; Black Angus Beef, pork, goat, and rabbit.

Mariaville Mushroom Men: Fresh shiitake, oyster and lion’s mane mushrooms; marinated jars of shiitake mushrooms. Only two more markets until Christmas – get your gift wrapped Shiitake mushroom logs!

Maynard Orchards: Eight apple varieties, Bosc pears, apple cider; three kinds of potatoes, sweet potatoes; dino and curly kale, sweet winter collards, broccoli, three different color beets, sweet Swiss five-color chard, Brussels sprouts, green cabbage, celery root.

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

Painted Goat Farm: We’d like to remind everyone that our season is coming to an end in two weeks. Stock up now on goat cheese, chocolate truffles, or goat meat to tide you over.

Pixies Preserves: Midnight Heat, Mango Meltdown, and Symphony all make a return this weekend. Try our new red pepper jelly and our new to-be-named hottest pepper jelly. Don’t forget to pick up your Pixie Sampler Pack or Gift Boxes with your choice of jams.

Quincy Farm: Tuscan and curly kale, spinach, arugula, vitamin greens, mizuna, carrots, beets, three kinds of turnips, celeriac, leeks, red and yellow onions, garlic, kohlrabi, sweet potatoes, three kinds of winter squash. Also check out our delicious “personal” cabbages!

Skinner’s Sugarbush: Mincemeat, blueberry and raspberry pielets; black forest and apple date mini cakes; holiday shortbread, maple toffee; lemon, ginger, and chocolate cherry cookies; your favorite bars and scones, and pure maple syrup for you or to give to a special someone!

Smyth/Cid Pottery: Lots of mugs, garlic/oil bowls, teapots and new porcelain work, plus water filtration crocks and beverage dispensers.

Susie’s Climax Creations: Fresh duckling will be available, along with cranberry chutney and jam. We will also have our usual variety of jelly, jams, marinated mushroom, pickled quail eggs and more.

3 Chicks and a P: Fresh homemade hummus, bean dips, tapenades and salsa. Flavors of the week: Lemony Greek Herb (made with organic Greek olives), and Indian Spice; also our white bean dip with sundried tomato pesto. We’ll have all our regular flavors as well. Stop by our table for a taste!


Don’t Miss our vendors in Key Hall, across the Proctors Arcade!

You’ll find prepared food, unique gifts, and live music! Follow the signs…and the delicious aromas!

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Variety Vendors

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

Market Stage

10am-12pm: The Stone Thoreaus
12pm-2pm: Anonymous Figg Leafs

Lower Level Music

10am-12pm Erin Powers
12pm-2pm Tim Barker & Friends

Key Hall Music

10am-12pm: John & Amy Birchler
12pm-2pm: Loose Change

Local Expert

Cornell Cooperative Extension, Schenectady County – composting info and suggestions for “green” holiday gift giving ideas

Community Table

Schenectady Neighbors for Peace – children’s crafts

Children’s Activity

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

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Outstanding in the Arcade January 6 – Tickets Available Now!

 

A Unique Farm-to-Table Dinner

Hosted by Proctors & Schenectady Greenmarket

Grow, buy and eat local! And celebrate the New Year with Proctors and Schenectady Greenmarket at a new and unique event on Sunday, January 6!

Outstanding in the Arcade is an event designed to bring the community to the table – one big, long table in the Arcade! With international flavors created by local chefs and prepared from local producers, this meal will be one of a kind! Not only will our culinary team please your palate, the one long, white-clothed table down the center of Proctors Arcade is going to be totally cool! It’s something you just can’t miss!

With international flavors created by local chefs and prepared from local producers, this meal will be one of a kind! Not only will our culinary team please your palate, the one long, white-clothed table down the center of Proctors Arcade is going to be totally cool! It’s something you just can’t miss!

Let’s bring the community to the table for this flavorful dinner that brings farm-to-table awareness and supports our local farmers!

 

FEATURING CHEFS FROM Mexican Radio, Mazzone Hospitality, Cafe NOLA & Tara Kitchen

3pm – Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres

4pm – Dinner at one LONG table down the center of Proctors Arcade!

 

Single Ticket $80; Couple’s Ticket – $150

Tickets available from Proctors

For more information please contact Leesa Perazzo, Special Events/Group Sales Manager at 518-382-3884 x 187 or [email protected]

Sponsored by Ellis Medicine. Proceeds support Schenectady Greenmarket and Proctors.