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 – August 6, 2017

What’s Fresh this Week – August 6, 2017

I Love My Farmers 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.

p.s. It only takes a moment and is important because it helps us to secure grants! Go ahead, click the link. Vote. And share with your friends. Many thanks in advance!

Special Items From Our Vendors This Week

Hope Valley Farm: TOMATOES, lettuce, swiss chard, napa cabbage, broccoli, peppers, new potatoes, new lg. garlic, curly & tuscano kale, zucchini, yellow squash, cuke’s, green scapes, pickled garlic cloves & scapes, beets, Walla Walla sweet onions perennials, herbs, plants & more.

Maynard Farms: You’ve got to see them to believe them!! Blueberries bigger than quarters – beautiful, sweet and flavorful! Also, we will have several new kinds of plums and yellow nectarines – a true taste of summer. In addition, we will have all of our other fresh and delicious fruit and vegetables – White, yellow and red flesh peaches, white nectarines, early gold plums, blackberries, apples and fresh pressed apple cider, eggplant, colorful peppers, cucumbers, kirbies, field ripened cherry tomatoes, zucchini, summer squash, curly and dino kale, fresh baby carrots, broccoli, beans, corn and garlic will all be available at the markets this weekend!  Also…Beautiful, flavorful, colorful and delicious heirloom tomatoes! Look forward to seeing you!

Painted Goat: Bottled milk, cheese, yogurt, and meat. Animal Welfare Approved and non-GMO.

Puckers Gourmet: 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!


Market Activities

Music

10am – 2pm
Running the River

Children’s Activity

It’s National Clown Week and we have clowns to celebrate! Electric City Clown Alley will be doing a walk-around, giving out red noses, stickers & fake tattoos.

Local Expert

Madelyn Thorne for the Whitney Book Corner

Community Table 1

League of Women Voters

Community Table 2

Ainsley’s Angels
Our mission is to build awareness about America’s special needs community through inclusion in all aspects of life.

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 16, 2017

What’s Fresh This Week – July 16, 2017

Fruit Galore

The market is busting at the seams with fresh herbs, vegetables, and fruit! Peaches, plums, and berries, berries, berries. Come on down and overwhelm yourself in all the sweetness.

Special Items From Our Vendors This Week

Ambition: Cold brew coffee and iced chai.

Healthy Gourmet Kitchen: New Items – Pickling Spice & Salsa Mix plus fresh kale pesto, basil pesto & nut free basil pesto along with all our dips, rubs & slow cooker mixes.

Hope Valley Farm: Tomatoes, lettuce, baby greens mix, stringless peas, swiss chard, napa cabbage, kale, sweet onions, beets, radish, arugula, broccoli, pac choi, & more.

Lovin’ Mama Farm: Everything on our table is certified organic. Pea and sunflower shoots, 9+ varieties of micro green mixes, salad mix with edible flowers, red and green mini romaine, red and green butterhead lettuce, purple and white spring onions, carrots, ‘alpha beit’ israeli cucumber, lemon cucumber, mixed summer squash, squash blossoms, fresh cut herbs (mint, chives, thyme, sage, marjoram, italian parsley), basil, snow peas, cut flowers (zinnias, mixed bouquets).

Mariaville Farm: Fresh never frozen chicken, whole and parts, raised on grass, best tasting. Pasture raised Black Angus beef and Berkshire pork. Ask about our sausage specials.

Maynard Farms: Our beautiful peaches are ready–yellow, red flesh and white tree ripened peaches will be available and ready to enjoy. Also, sweet and juicy Early Gold Plums will available. In addition, we will be offering blueberries, raspberries, tart cherries, apples, fresh pressed apple cider, snow peas and more. Look forward to seeing you!

Puckers Gourmet: Full garlic sours? Yep! We have them and they are crunchy, sour, loaded with garlic with a hint of oaky bourbon to finish them off.


Market Activities

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm: Hoot Owl Moon
12 – 2pm: Gomni African Drummers

Children’s Activity

Honest Weight Co-op

Community Table

Albany All Stars Roller Derby


*Photo from Maynard Farms. Thank you!

Funding for our music program is made possible in part by a grant from the Schenectady County Legislature through its County Initiative Program.

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

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