What’s Fresh This Week- July 9, 2017

What’s Fresh This Week- July 9, 2017

Indulge in the ultimate summer salad! 

As temperatures rise this month, we’re starting to crave organic salads. Whether you prefer romaine lettuce, spinach or kale, we have a bit of everything to make the nutritious salad of your dreams. Stop by Ambition during your shopping spree for a cold brew while you’re at it!

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm
The Forgettable Four

12 – 2pm
Bruce Blinn-Knapp

Special Items From Our Vendors This Week

Ambition: Serving cold brew coffee and iced chai

Bouchard Farm II: We’ll be offering a ground beef special on our grass-fed beef. Buy 4 lbs, get 1 lb FREE!.

Lovin’ Mama Farm: EVERYTHING CERTIFIED ORGANIC! pea and sunflower shoots, 10+ blends of micro greens (including basil, vitality mix, and detox mix), salad mix with edible flowers, red and green mini romaine head lettuce (ON SALE! $2 EACH OR 3 FOR $5), red and green butter head lettuce, scallions, spring onions, snow peas, summer squash, alpha beit (israeli) and lemon cucumbers, purple kale, rainbow chard, squash blossoms, edible flowers (nasturtiums and viola), fresh cut herbs (italian parsley, chives, sage, thyme, marjoram, mint). Plus cut flowers! Zinnias, sunflowers, sweet peas, cosmos, snap dragons, and mixed bouquets.

Mariaville Farm: We will have fresh chicken, pasture raised black angus beef and pork. Check out our sausage special, great for the grill.

Maynard Farms: Life is a bowl of cherries – Dark Sweet, Queen Anne or Tart cherries – which is for you? Or choose one of our other great fruits or veggies – peaches, strawberries, raspberries, apricots, blueberries, snow peas, snap peas zucchini, apples and cider!

Puckers Gourmet llc: Holy habaneros! We got ’em this week and they are fresh, perfectly spicy,crunchy and amazing! Give this pickle a try on that sandwich, burger, or chop it up and give that tuna salad the kick it needs!!

Rocket’s Canine Cookies: Rocket’s Canine Cookies will be offering their signature treats and paw balm. Figaro’s Favorite Cat Treats will have their signature cat treats in Tuna and Salmon.

Taj Mahal: Stop by for a veggie patty– rich with protein and made from lentils and spinach.

Market Activities

Children’s Activity

Meet the cast (in costume) from Family Players of Northeastern NY‘s The Little Mermaid!

Local Expert

Foster Home Finder, Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth

Community Table

Zero-Waste Learning Center// Plastic Free July Challenge 

Schenectady YWCA

What’s Fresh This Week– February 12, 2017

What’s Fresh This Week– February 12, 2017

Something Sweet For Your Sweet!

Get your special someone a delicious treat from one of our local vendors this Sunday. We’ll have anything from cookies and mouth-watering truffles to locally made wine and hard cider. With all the options, you’ll be tempted to treat yourself too!

Happy Valentines Day from your friends at the Schenectady Greenmarket!

Featured Vendor – Bella Terra Farm

Special Items From Our Vendors This Week

Electric Cookie Jar: Valentine’s sale this Sunday will be a dozen cookies for $14 (you save $4!). Celebrate love with Mexican hot chocolate, dark chocolate Merlot, orange chocolate sugars, Oreo cream cheese and banana everything (vegan).

Healing Path Massage will have Jennifer and Wendell offering chair massage this Sunday. They may be able to help you get rid of some tension and pain in your neck, shoulders, back and arms if you stop by to see them.

Le Marais Chocolat: will have our special Valentine’s Day truffles – Big Teasy, Hot Chili, Indulgence, Le Petit Prince, Passion Fruit Pineapple and Raspberry Sherry – they make a great gift!

Mosaics by Christine: will have lots of special gifts for Valentine’s Day. Tell me it’s a Valentine’s Day gift, and you’ll get 20% off any mosaic $50 and over!

Puckers Gourmet: Our once a year ferment of cherries are here– just in time for Valentine’s Day. Infused with orange, cinnamon and star anise, these cherries make a lovely addition to ice cream, cocktails, cheese plates or even on their own.

Saratoga Peanut Butter Company: Don’t forget to pick up a Saratoga Peanut Butter Company Valentine’s Day gift pack! It’s a sweet way to tell someone you love them, without adding any refined sugar!

Taj Mahal: Spinach with potatoes laced in special Taj spices blended with cumin and turmeric.

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm 
Anna Portillo
12pm – 2pm
Mike Yates

Variety Vendors

Country Hearth Baking
Electric City Roasters
Highland Farm
Inspire Wanderlust
Mosaics by Christine
Nine Pin Cider
Sistahs Vintage Aprons
Windy Hill Goat Dairy
Ulster Soaps
Underground Alchemy

Community Table

Cornell Co-operative Extension, “Ask the Master Gardener”

Local Expert

Stay Healthy with SNAP, Catholic Charities Senior & Caregiver Support Services

Children’s Activity

Make Valentine’s Day cards for your favorite vendors, mom, dad or a sweetheart at the market table!

What’s Fresh This Week – January 1, 2017

What’s Fresh This Week – January 1, 2017

Happy New Year from your friends at the Schenectady Greenmarket!

We’re open this Sunday! Come see us inside Proctors.

Make a fresh start this year at the Schenectady Greenmarket! Now’s the time to put your New Year’s resolution into action by eating healthy, local produce from our variety of unique vendors. Prepare for your New Year’s celebration with Nine Pin Cider’s delicious beverages produced with New York State apples!

Specials from our Vendors

Hope Valley Farm: baby lettuce mix, greens mix, red cabbage, 5 potato varieties, red & yellow onions, winter squashes, brussel sprouts, 4 kinds of garlic, spider plants and more!

Merry Hill Farm: warm alpaca socks, gloves, mittens, hats, scarves, and felted innersoles– all from our local farm raised alpacas. For your winter projects, we have alpaca yarn, fiber, knitting and felting kits.

Taj Mahal: veggie samosa with mashed potatoes and peas in addition to other popular snacks!

Wash Green and Clean: will have our amazing laundry detergents and natural cleaning products and room sprays.

Variety Vendors

Bella Terra
Cooper’s Ark
Electric Cookie Jar
Gatherer’s Granola
Highland Farm
Merry Hill
Mosaics by Christine
Nine Pin Cider
R&G Cheese
Sistahs Vintage Aprons
Taj Mahal
Wash Green and Clean

Windy Hill Goat Dairy

Market Activities

Local Expert

Jennifer Sternfeld from “Dinner Vacations” will be sharing a traditional southern New Year’s dish.

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm
Mike Yates
12pm – 2pm
Dave Moore

 

What’s fresh this week – November 20, 2016

What’s fresh this week – November 20, 2016

Pie, anyone?

Now’s the time to start prepping for your Thanksgiving dinner! Make sure to get all your holiday essentials at the Schenectady Greenmarket this Sunday. Due to construction, all our vendors will be on the main floor (not downstairs). Key Hall is also in use, so wander across the arcade to visit more vendors. If you can’t find your favorite vendor, ask a volunteer at the information table.

Click here to find more information.

Specials From Our Vendors

Slate Valley Farms: tub of maple cotton candy $2.50, lavender lemonade and all other drinks are $2.75 each or six for $15.50. Come see us in Key Hall!

Healthy Gourmet Kitchen: freshly made apple butter (refrigerated not canned, no sugar added), fresh kale pesto, fresh basil pesto, freshly made mild salsa, tuscan turkey dry brine, along with seasoning mixes to make your Thanksgiving sides sing with flavor.

Mosaics by Christine: we have new, colorful lazy Susans, trivets, chess sets and mirrors just in time for the holidays!

Hope Valley Farm: baby salad greens mix, curly & tuscano kale, red cabbage, squash, garlic, pesto, pickled scapes, baby spinach, radishes, arugula, lettuce, salad mix, tat soi, napa cabbage, tomatoes, potatoes, onions and prepped brussel sprouts.

Lovin’ Mama Farm: CERTIFIED ORGANIC microgreens– vitality mix, kale mix, herb mix, sweet and spicy mustard mix, spicy radish mix, arugula, cilantro, pea shoots, plus trays of living microgreens, gorgeous and delicious as table centerpieces! CERTIFIED ORGANIC field greens– mixed kale, mixed chard, spinach.

Country Hearth Baking: Gluten-free pumpkin chiffon pies and gluten-free pumpkin streusel muffins, just in time for Thanksgiving!

Variety Vendors

Country Hearth
Electric City Roasters
Highland Farm
Mosaics by Christine
Nine Pin Cider
Sistah’s Vintage Aprons
Underground Alchemy
Windy Hill Goat Dairy
Painted Goat Farm

Market Stage

10am-12pm
Fearless Fretters

12-2pm
Mark Baptiste

What’s fresh this week – October 9

What’s fresh this week – October 9

We Love Fall!

Get ready for the season with some of our favorite treats like honey crisp apple cider spread and pumpkin dessert mix. Early planners may even get a few gift ideas! Don’t forget– Local Harvest Dinner tickets will be on sale during the market.

Fresh Connect Checks

For every $5 purchased with and EBT card, customers receive one – $2 Fresh Connect Check. These checks can be used for any item you would usually use your green $1 tokens and must be in keeping with SNAP purchase rules. Looking for more information? Click here to learn more.

Specials From Our Vendors

Cherish Natural Soaps: Chemical free laundry soaps that cost only pennies per load will be available, as well as natural room sprays.

Healthy Gourmet Kitchen: We’ll have freshly made kale pesto, basil pesto, sweet chili jam and honey crisp apple cider spreadable fruit. We’ll also have our maple blueberry spreadable fruit, mixed berry, strawberry, strawberry rhubarb and raspberry. For a limited time, we have some pumpkin dessert mixes that can also be used to flavor and sweeten your coffee.

Hope Valley Farm: Don’t miss our tomatoes, lettuce, salad mix, curly & tuscano kale, swiss chard, zucchini, yellow squash, several varieties of garlic, new potatoes, Kennebec potatoes, peppers, HOT chili, jalapeño, cherry, habanero peppers, garlic pesto, arugula, pickled scares, pumpkins and mums

Mosaics by Christine: We have colorful new lazy Susan’s and other great holiday gifts for early planners!

Sistah’s Vintage Aprons: Vintage styled hostess, full coverage, cobblers and pretty half aprons for your shopping pleasure.

Variety Vendors

1857 Distillery
Country Hearth Baking
Electric City Roasters
Healthy Gourmet Kitchen
Highland Farm
Mosaics by Christine
Nutzez
Sistah’s Vintage Aprons
Studio 55
Ulster Soaps
Windy Hill Goat Dairy
Yankee Distillers

Market Stage

10:00- 11:45am: Terri Roben
12:00-2:00pm: Doghouse Carpenters (Smokin Bill)

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