What’s Fresh this Week – August 13, 2017

What’s Fresh this Week – August 13, 2017

I Love My Farmers Market

Support your market!  In 2016, Schenectady Greenmarket was voted into the top 20 farmers market in the country! Help us maintain our status as one of the best farmers markets in America.Click here to vote for Schenectady Greenmarket today.

Music Schedule


10am – 12pm

Fearless Fretterers

12-2pm

Gnomi Drummers  

Special Items From Our Vendors This Week

Mariaville Farm: Fresh Pasture raised Chickens, whole and parts. Black Angus Beef, check out our pork sausage specials. Fresh eggs from our free roaming hens.

Mariaville Mushroom Men: Fresh shiitake, oyster, cinnamon cap chestnut and lions mane mushrooms. Full line of Mushroom teas and seasonings

Maynard Farms:  This week we will be celebrating the Gala! Gala Peach, that is!! True classic yellow peach and one of Tom Maynard’s favorites – great texture, flavor, juice and free-stone!! We will also be seeing a couple new varieties of summer apples – in addition to Pristine, we will be offering Ginger Gold and Dandy Red! Heirloom tomatoes are just amazing – so many colors, textures and flavors to choose from – cherry or slicing!! Of course we will have all of our other fresh and delicious products – white and red flesh peaches, white and yellow nectarines, white and yellow donut peaches, blueberries, several kinds of plums, blackberries, apples and fresh pressed apple cider, eggplant, colorful peppers, cucumbers, kirbies, zucchini, summer squash, curly and dino kale, fresh baby carrots, broccoli, beans, corn and garlic will all be available at the markets this weekend! Look forward to seeing you!

Mosaics by Christine is back with the start of my birthday month celebration deals. $5 off any square lazy Susan this Sunday. See you then.

Puckers Gourmet llc– Did you know……
Kim chi is jam packed with a host of health boosting nutrients such as vitamin A, allicen and selenium which lower cholesterol. Bio- minerals found in Kim chi help detoxify the liver and kidneys from heavy metals. Gut friendly bacteria and packed with antioxidants make this ferment a super star!!

Wash Green and Clean will be featuring our REPEL bug spray and herbal after it as well as our dog flea and tick repellent.

Children’s Activity

Glenville YMCA

Community Table 

Electric City Food Co-op

Electric City Food Co-op is in the membership phase of its development, at 218 member owners on the way to our first goal of 300. Visit with us at the Greenmarket to find out about our Mabee Farm to Fork on September 16 and let us share our vision for a good food market for downtown

What’s Fresh This Week – July 30, 2017

What’s Fresh This Week – July 30, 2017

Your Summer Favorites are Here!

Tomatoes, Garlic, Corn, Zucchini, Cauliflower, Broccoli,Cucumbers….
Peaches, Plums, Blueberries, Nectarines…
The peak of the summer season is ready and you can find all of it at the market. Not to mention the fantastic baked goods, prepared foods and a steak for the grill!

Music Schedule

10am-12pm
Hoot Owl Moon
12-2pm
Mark Baptiste

 

Special Items From Our Vendors This Week

Ambition: Cold brew coffee and iced chai.

Hope Valley Farm: TOMATOES, lettuce, napa cabbage, zucchini, cukes, swiss chard, broccoli, garlic, peppers, scapes, beets, tuscano &curly kale, pickled scapes & garlic, pesto, herbs, annuals, perennials

Maynard Farms: Nature’s colors are truly beautiful and recipe inspiring! Purple cauliflower, deep blackberries, yellow nectarines and purple plums are all new this week! We will also have our other wonderful products-white, yellow and red flesh peaches, early gold plums, white nectarines, blueberries, raspberries, eggplant, colorful peppers, field ripened tomatoes, zucchini, summer squash, curly and Dino kale, broccoli, cucumbers, kirbies, baby carrots and garlic. Look forward to seeing you at the market!

Mosaics by Christine Last chance to celebrate Christmas in July. Two Christmas trees left and lots more mosaics available. Come check me out!

Puckers Gourmet: We have a special treat!
This weeks sweet and spicy pickles were made with Owl Wood Farm’s amazing cukes!!
Swing by and grab a jar of this perfectly balanced crunchy, mildly sweet, with the perfect amount of heat, pickle!

Children’s Activity

Kids’ Book Day!

Bring a book to swap or just pick out something new to read.

Local Expert

Stay Healthy with SNAP!
Catholic Caritites Support Services

 

Community Table

One Thousand Moms

What’s Fresh This Week – July 23, 2017

What’s Fresh This Week – July 23, 2017

Happy Summer! This is what‘s fresh for July 23.


Schenectady Greenmarket
Sundays 10:00am – 2:00pm
Around City Hall

What’s For Dinner?

We are SO lucky to have such amazingly delicious vendors here at the Schenectady Greenmarket.  The market has been looking tastier than ever with all the fresh produce that is peaking now in the middle of summer.  Best part?  You don’t even need to step foot in a grocery store because the market has everything you need for dinner!  Grab some fresh meat, zucchini, some cheese, bread, and don’t forget flowers to decorate the table and you got yourself a meal!  Bon appetit!

Music Schedule

10am-12pm
Henry Fernandez
12-2pm
The Doghouse Carpenters

Special Items From Our Vendors This Week

Bouchard Farm II: Is it too hot to cook? How about a nice London broil or pork roast in the crock-pot, we’ll be offering both this coming Sunday, along with our full line up of grass-fed beef and pastured pork.

Cherish Natural Soaps: We are featuring our amazing bug repellent and herbal after bite and natural flea and tick repellent for dogs.

Hope Valley Farm: TOMATOES, lettuce, radishes, napa cabbage, swiss chard, kale, sugar snap peas, broccoli, zucchini, squash, cukes, garlic products, plants, perennials, herbs, & more.

Mariaville Farm: Fresh chicken, whole and parts, pasture raised Black Angus beef, Berkshire Hogs, pasture raised and Fresh eggs.

Maynard Farms: White Nectarines make their market debut! We will also have peaches, plums, raspberries, blueberries, beautiful eggplant, colorful sweet peppers, cucumbers, and field ripened cherry tomatoes!

Puckers Gourmet: A fresh batch of our international award winning vegan Kim chi will be at the market this weekend!  Try this rockstar Kim chi on a burger, mix it with those scrambled eggs, or how about Kim chi fries??!

Children’s Activity:

Glenville YMCA

Local Expert: 

Celebrate ice cream month with us! 

Come enjoy a free cone of delicious Battenkill Valley Creamery ice cream, while supplies last!

 

*Header photo courtesy of Mikayla Ganswith.  Thank you!

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?  July 2, 2017

What’s Fresh this Week? July 2, 2017

It’s July 4th weekend!

Get ready for the celebration if you plan a picnic in the park or backyard BBQ we have what you need to make your celebration special!

Music Schedule

10am – 2pm

Running the River

Special Items From Our Vendors This Week

Lovin’ Mama Farm: On our table this week: CERTIFIED ORGANIC pea and sunflower shoots, 10+ different varieties of micro green mixes, salad mix with edible flowers, red and green butterhead lettuce, red and green mini romaine, summer squash, squash blossoms, snow peas, ‘alpha beit’ israeli cucumber (thin skinned, crunchy and delicious!), scallions, fresh cut herbs (mint, sage, thyme, marjoram, italian parsley), purple kale, rainbow chard, edible flowers (nasturtiums and viola). Grown with love in Amsterdam, NY.

Mariaville Farm:  Happy Summer, Grilling ideas: Black Angus steaks, beef kabob’s, pork chops, pork sausages, chicken. Also we have eggs from our free roaming mischievous hens.

Maynard Farms Greetings! It is a wonderful season at Maynard Farms so far and we are excited to be able to offer the first tree ripened peaches of the year!  We will also have delicious plump blueberries and delectable apricots at every market this weekend. In addition we will have tart cherries, Queen Anne cherries, crunchy sweet red cherries, strawberries, raspberries, snow peas, snap peas, apples and cider. We are looking forward to seeing everyone this weekend!

Puckers Gourmet llc  Horseradish half sours are here!  Crunchy, zesty, and absolutely delicious.
Come grab a jar to complete that holiday picnic!

Market Activities

Children’s Activity

Keep cool with crafts! We will be making some beautiful fans.

Local Expert

SICM Summer Meals

Community Table

Union College Water Testing Project

What’s Fresh for the market April 30th, 2017

What’s Fresh for the market April 30th, 2017

Our last weekend inside at Proctors!

Spring is here! Join us this week for our last winter market at Proctors. The season went by like a flash and we are thankful to our vendors, customers and everyone at Proctors who help each week be such a success. See you this Sunday at Proctors for some great local goodies.

Please note this Sunday we will be in Robb Alley and the GE Theater.  Next Sunday, May 7, we will be moving outside around City Hall!

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm

Craic Agus Ceol

12 – 2pm
Mark Baptiste

Special Items From Our Vendors This Week

D & W Farm and Animal Rescue –This week we will be bring two new types of soaps, Vanilla Cream with Oatmeal and Sandalwood Bentonite Clay. Stop by early they are sure to go quick!!

Healthy Gourmet Kitchen — Fresh kale pesto, fresh basil pesto, sweet chili jam, all of our spreadable fruit, our full line of soups plus crockpot seasoning mixes and instant pot mixes. We are introducing a few new crockpot and instant pot mixes: Instant Pot or Slow Cooker Wine & Chipotle, Instant Pot or Slow Cooker Wine & Herb

Hope valley farm will have:  baby salad greens, baby Tat Soi  garlic, pickled garlic scapes, pickled garlic, red potatoes, shallots, potted herbs, annuals, flowering plants and more!

Lovin’ Mama Farm:  micro greens and shoots

Puckers Gourmet llc– Ready for some serious flavor? Have you tried our Pak Dong? This sweet and spicy ferment is killer on its own.. add it to a fish taco, that burger or hot dog….?? An unreal experience!!

Children’s Table

Our fun volunteers will be helping the kids make jewelry and other art projects from pasta!

Community Table

Catholic Charities Senior Caregiver & Support Services
SNAP
Nutrition Outreach and Education Program Stay Healthy with SNAP

Variety Vendors

Assembly Coffee Roasters,
D&W Farm and Animal Rescue,
Painted Goat,
Skinners Sugarbush,
Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery

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