What’s fresh this week – May 24th

What’s fresh this week – May 24th

Fire up your grills

Are you ready for Memorial Day entertaining? Whether your picnic is just the immediate family or all of your family and friends, Schenectady Greenmarket and our vendors are here to help you make the day delicious. Stop by the market to pick up steaks, chicken, hot dogs and more. Pick up fresh lettuce and veggies for salads and sides. And don’t forget about hummus, crackers, breads and spreads – items sure to entertain your taste buds!


What’s fresh

Assembly Coffee Roasters: We’ll have lots of choices on the pour-over bar and 10 different varieties of bagged coffee beans. Free iced coffee with the purchase of a 12-ounce bag of beans!

Barbers Farm: New this week – fresh picked, first of the season lettuce! Also available – asparagus, bunched Swiss chard, maple syrup, winter keeping potatoes, shallots, popcorn and a selection of our frozen veggies. Don’t forget we have plants too!

Bella Terra Farm: Hot and sweet Italian sausage, hot and sweet pork Italian sausage, turkey breakfast sausage, fresh  and smoked kielbasa, fresh and smoked  andouille as well. Heirloom tomato plants, peppers, eggplants and more!

Café NOLA: Blackened catfish or chicken, grilled portabella mushroom, mac & cheese, dirty rice, iced tea and lemonade. Stop by for this week’s red, white and blue lemonade in honor of Memorial Day!

Healthy Gourmet Kitchen: Introducing our sweet chili jam made fresh this week! Great on or in burgers, thin with rice vinegar for an Asian sweet/spicy dipping sauce or bbq sauce or top crackers with cream cheese and jam – yum!

HMRC: The pickle man is back with fresh sauerkraut barrel cured, half sour garlic, kosher dills, sweet bread and butter chips and sweet horseradish chunky chips.

Mosaics by Christine: We’re bursting with mosaics for Memorial Day! Stop by and check out new sculls, lazy Susans and trivets!

Peacetree Organic Plants: Hopefully we’ve seen the last frost! We will have lots of tomato, pepper, eggplant and cucumber plants as well as other veggies, flowers and herbs.

Saratoga Crackers: Looking for something unique for your Memorial Day picnic? Try our version of cheesecake. Saratoga Crackers sea salt cracker topped with soft goat cheese and finished with a dollop of strawberry jam!

WASH: We’ll have our REPEL bug spray, BITTEN after bite and WOOF flea and tick repellent along with your favorite cleaning products.


Variety Vendors

Assembly Coffee Roasters
Highland Farm
HMRC
Mosaics by Christine
Peacetree Organic Plants
Ulster Soaps
Underground Alchemy


Programming

Market Stage
10-12   Terri Roben’s Children’s Music
12-2   Gomni African Drumming

Community Table
Whitney Bookstore

Market Project
Share with us your stories about the market!

What’s fresh this week – May 17th

What’s fresh this week – May 17th

Living the good life

Schenectady Greenmarket has collaborated with Ricardo Sierra from the Creating the Good Life Summit, an online interview series with over 20 local businesses and organizations from around the Capital District. This series kicked off on May 11th and will run through May 22nd. Each day, participants receive access to two of the interviews. Currently there are eight interviews available for download and keep an eye out because Schenectady Greenmarket is rounding out the summit on May 22nd! For information on the summit and how you can join in, click here.


 What’s fresh

Bard Farm: We will have a large selection of beautiful hanging baskets, vegetables, herbs  and at least 10 different types of tomato plants!

Bella Terra Farm: Soup chickens ($1,50/lb.), pork breakfast sliders ($6/lb.), GMO free eggs ($3.50/doz.). We will also have vegetable starter plants, large pots of leeks, heirloom tomatoes, Asian apple eggplant, peppers and more!

Chatham Brewing: We will be bringing the Czecherd Past pilsner and our Go Long Session IPA on draft. Available in cans – Farmer’s Daughter, IPA, 8 Barrel, and Porter. In bottles we’ll have Bourbon Barrel Brown, 8 Barrel and Imperial IPA.

D&W Farm and Animal Rescue: This week we are featuring our shoo fly bug off products! These include our insect repellant made with our handcrafted apple cider vinegar tonic and essential oils. Don’t forget our pest powder, chemical free soaps and balms.

Healthy Gourmet Kitchen: Freshly made kale pesto and salsa this week! Also try our cranberry habanero jelly (no refined sugar), strawberry rhubarb spreadable fruit made with organic strawberries and sweetened with honey!

Hope Valley Farm: This Sunday we’ll have baby salad greens, lettuce, Swiss chard, tat soi, herb planters, deck planters, bedding plants, potted flowers, proven winners, perennials and more!

Painted Goat Farm: This week we’ll have more ramps – stop by early if you want to get a taste of this seasonal favorite!

Peacetree Plants: Many more of our veggies plants will be available this week including peppers, eggplants and tomatoes! Brussels sprouts, collard plants, herbs, annual flowers and perennial natives as well.

Puckers Gourmet: We will have our full line of internationally acclaimed lacto-fermented delectables! As always, locally crafted, fermented in Kentucky oak bourbon barrels with no additives or preservative – Yum!

Saratoga Crackers: This week stop by and pick up our Sugar and Cinnamon crackers and make yourself a Saratoga Cracker Smore! Also, in honor of Armed Forces Day, we’ll be offering $1 off each bag of crackers with a proper Military ID. Thank you for your service!

Taj Mahal Restaurant: Stop by and pick up a veggie patty. It’s vegan and gluten free made with lentils and spinach!


Variety Vendors

D&W Farm and Animal Rescue
Electric City Roasters
Hudson-Chatham Winery
Skinner’s Sugarbush
Smyth/Cid Pottery
Studio 55
Susie’s Climax Creations
Tara Kitchen


Programming

Market Stage:
10-12   Randy Niles
12-2   Gordon Street Band

Community Table:
Drop off your product donations for the victims of the Jay Street fire

What’s fresh this week – May 10th

What’s fresh this week – May 10th

Fleeting flavors of spring

Spring has its own distinct flavors, namely asparagus and ramps. Starting this week, our vendors will be featuring these two very seasonal items so be sure to pick them up while they last! If you’ve never cooked with ramps before, try this recipe featuring both asparagus and ramps.

The market looks a little different!

Many of you may know by now that we’ve had to do a little rearranging to accommodate the work on Jay Street. We are happy to let you know that we still have all of your favorite vendors (and your new favorites too)! In order to fit everyone into the market’s footprint, we have moved the picnic tables onto the grassy area next to City Hall. Feel free to stay and eat your lunch in the shade of a beautiful, blossoming tree and enjoy a sunny, spring Sunday!


 What’s fresh

Ali Herrmann: I’ll have plenty of spring and summer toned jewelry, perfect for Mother’s Day gifts! An eclectic mix of artworks, including new alcohol ink paintings!

Assembly Coffee Roasters: This week we’ll have New Sumatra Mandheling, three different types of coffee from Guatemala and cold steeped iced coffee!

Barbers Farm: First of the season asparagus! Also available – greens from our high tunnels, maple syrup, potatoes, shallots, frozen veggies and more. Pick up some spring flowers, herbs and vegetable packs too.

Bella Terra Farm: Smoked turkey drums ($2/ea.), smoked andouille sausage ($8/lb.), Madonna heirloom tomatoes in 6” pots, large pots of leaks ready to plant, cilantro, loofah plants and more.

Café NOLA: Blackened chicken or catfish, grilled portabella mushroom, pulled pork, mac & cheese, blueberry basil lemonade, strawberry sweet tea and more!

Chatham Brewing: This week we’ll have Czecher’d Past-Pilsner and our Go Long Session IPA on draft, OC Blonde, 8 Barrel, 8 Barrel Reserve, Imperial IPA and Maple Amber in bottles.

Euro Delicacies: Stop by and pick up some mussaka – thinly sliced red potatoes, ground sirloin and caramelized vegetables layered together and topped with a béchamel sauce. One word – yum.

HMRC: Stop by and pick up fresh kosher dill, half sour and bread and butter pickles. Try our sweet horseradish pickle chips. The best and freshest pickles for Mother’s Day and every day.

Mosaics by Christine: Beautiful and unique gifts for Mother’s Day. Surprise her with one of my unique designs or bring her along to the market and have her pick one out herself.

Taj Mahal: Looking for a healthy treat? Try our veggie patties, they are gluten free and vegan too!

Ulster Soaps: We are back and ready for the Outdoor Market and featuring our brand new men’s aftershave. We will also have cute little soap gift sets for Mother’s Day giving.


Variety Vendors

Ali Herrmann
Assembly Coffee Roasters
Highland Farm
HMRC, Inc.
Hudson-Chatham Winery
Mosaics by Christine
Ulster Soaps
Underground Alchemy


Programming

Market Stage:
10-12   Anonymous Fig Leafs
12-2   Jody Radez

Children’s Activity:
Plant a veggie for Mom!

What’s fresh this week – May 3rd

What’s fresh this week – May 3rd

Opening Day!

Join us this Sunday for the Opening Day of our Outdoor Market season. We have your favorite vendors, new vendors and so much more happing this week. Stop by the market tent at noon and take an insider’s tour; learn the ins and outs of Schenectady Greenmarket. The Scotia-Glenville Lions will be giving away free tree saplings, MVP Health Care will have free giveaways as well.

Looking to make your trip to the market a true experience? Open Door Bookstore will have Billy Steers, author of Tractor Mac Farmer’s Market and Tractor Mac New Friend from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Friends of Schenectady County Public Library will be holding their $2/bag sale on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. as well.

Wondering about this season’s vendor line-up? Check out our list here.


What’s fresh

Barbers Farm: New this week – come and see our pansies, violas, herbs, vegetable packs and spring flowers! Also available – fresh greens, maple syrup, potatoes, shallots, home-grown popcorn and a selection of our own frozen vegetables.

Café NOLA: Blackened chicken or catfish, grilled portabella mushroom, mac & cheese, strawberry lemonade or sweet tea, cucumber mint water and other favorites.

D&W Farm and Animal Rescue: New essential oil deodorants including lavender and smacking orange. Also available, moisturizing shower bars and vegan balms!

Electric City Roasters: Join us on the first day of the Outdoor Market for special pricing on all of our coffees -seven varieties! Stop by for hot and cold brewed samples.

Hope Valley Farm: Baby greens mix, baby lettuce mix, baby Tat Soi, onions, red potatoes, fingerling potatoes, hanging baskets, deck planters, pansies, herb planters and so much more!

Nine Pin Cider: We are happy to join Schenectady Greenmarket! Stop by and sample our weekly assortment of ciders. Available every week at the market: Signature, Belgian, Ginger and Blueberry.

Peacetree Plants: We’re excited to be back for another season with organic plants. Starting this week – pick up cool crops like lettuce, greens and brassicas. Also available – herbs and perennial flowers.

Studio 55: Caroline of Studio 55 will bring lots of little and large coiled baskets, a perfect gift for Mother’s Day.


Variety Vendors

D&W Farm and Animal Rescue
Electric City Roasters
Hudson-Chatham Winery
NutZez
Peacetree
Skinner’s Sugarbush
Smyth/Cid Pottery
Studio 55
Susie’s Climax Creations
Tara Kitchen


Programming

Market Stage:
10-2   Running the River

Local Expert:
MVP Health Care

Special Event:
Join us at noon for insider market tours

Community Table:
Scotia-Glenville Lions Club

What’s fresh this week – April 26th

What’s fresh this week – April 26th

Our last Sunday of the Winter Market

Stop by the market this Sunday and help us celebrate our 2015 Winter Market season, our farmers and vendors and, of course, our winter home inside Proctors. We will have children’s yoga and a coloring station too! Stock up on your groceries for the week, check in with your favorite vendors and get ready – we head outside a week from Sunday!

This week’s featured vendor: Migliorelli Farm


 What’s fresh

Ali Herrmann: I will have lots of fresh, new jewelry and artworks perfect for your Mother’s Day gift needs.

Cascade Mountain Winery: This will be our last week at Schenectady Greenmarket. Come visit us this Sunday and let us say Thank You to you – for welcoming us, supporting us and for your friendship over the years.

Café NOLA: We’ll be cookin’ in the Arcade this Sunday! Blackened catfish or chicken, grilled portabella mushroom, mac & cheese, dirty rice, freshly squeezed lemonade and fresh brewed tea too!

D&W Farm and Animal Rescue: Back by popular demand – dragon’s blood deodorant! New buttermilk soaps created with buttermilk made fresh at our farm. Also a new selection of mineral powders.

Healing Path Massage: We won’t be available this Sunday but want to thank everyone for visiting our booth this season for massages this season. We will return for next year’s winter market. In the mean time, stop by our office on Franklin Street!

Hope Valley Farm: We will have garlic pesto, baby salad greens, baby Tat Soi, baby lettuce, garlic, pickled garlic scapes, red and yellow onions, fingerling potatoes, red potatoes, potted herbs, annuals, pansies, perennials and more!

Mosaics by Christine: Stop by and pick up a unique mosaic piece for your home or gifts for any event.

Saratoga Crackers Co.: A cracker for every occasion! We have spicy, savory, sweet, salty, cheesy, vegan and wheat free! Come and take our kale challenge, our gluten free, vegan cracker Kale Crunch is bursting with fresh flavor!


Variety Vendors

Ali Herrmann
D&W Farm and Animal Rescue
Highland Farm
Jewelry by Donna Marie
Mosaics by Christine
New England Fudge
Raw Vive
Sistahs Vintage Aprons


Programming

Market Stage:
10-12   Anonymous Fig Leafs
12-2   Ron Gordon

Lower Stage:
10-12 TBA
12-2   Mark Baptiste

Local Expert
Children’s Yoga Corner with Diane Lavesque-Kopecki

Children’s Activity
Celebrate Earth Day with a Lorax coloring station

What’s fresh this week – April 19th

What’s fresh this week – April 19th

 

Sunshine and Spring Time

The weather has turned sunny and warm(er) and with the start of spring comes thoughts of summer days, beautiful gardens and the veggies we’ve been longing for all winter long. Stop by the market this Sunday with your children and walk away with a starter plant that is sure to grow into something yummy. Pick up a few bags of the delicious spring greens now available at the market as well. Our vendors have a slew of choices to pick from – arugula, kale, spinach and more. Looking for something to do with your greens? Here are a few recipes to inspire amazing salads.

Featured Vendor: Bella Terra Farm


 What’s fresh

Barbers Farm: New this week – pansies and violas! Fresh greens from our high tunnels, maple syrup, wonderful winter keeping potatoes, shallots, home-grown popcorn and a selection of our own frozen vegetables.

Bella Terra Farm: Fresh Cornish hens ($5/lb.), smoked turkey drums ($3/ea.), soup chickens ($1.50/lb.). First of the season arugula and mixed salad greens too.

Café NOLA: We will be inside again this week! Stop by for mac & cheese, catfish etoufee, pulled pork, dirty rice and you favorite freshly squeezed lemonades and iced teas.

Chatham Brewing: This Sunday we’ll have IPA on draft. Available in bottles – Maple Amber, Bourbon Barrel Brown, Imperial Stout, Last Run IPA and our limited edition 8 Barrel Reserve aged in Hudson-Chatham Winery port noir barrels. Stop by to see our selection of cans as well.

Earthly Remedies by Erin: Stop by this Sunday and fill up on your favorite items! Stock up on deodorant, lip balms, face creams, face wash, hand salves, tinctures and more. We will see you again next Winter Market season!

Healing Path Massage: John and Wendell will offer chair massage again this Sunday. Stop by and let them help you ease your muscle tension and soreness – you’ll be glad you did!

Hope Valley Farm: Baby salad greens, baby lettuce and baby Tat Soi. Also available – potted herbs, pansies, house plants, annuals, perennials, garlic, pickled garlic scapes, garlic pesto and more!

Saratoga Crackers Co.: Do you love cheese? We will have a veritable buffet of our cheesiest, most flavorful cheese centric crackers including Three Cheese Travers, Beer and Cheddar and so much more. Try our wheat free Cheese Crackles too!

Susie’s Climax Creations: First of the season fresh chicken and frozen rabbit. Fresh duck, chicken, and quail eggs (fresh and pickled) along with marinated mushrooms.


Variety Vendors

Earthly Remedies by Erin
Hudson-Chatham Winery
Red Jacket Orchard
Skinner’s Sugarbush
Smyth/Cid Pottery
Studio 55
Susie’s Climax Creations
Tara Kitchen


Programming

Market Stage:
10-12   The Myrth Tones
12-2   Bets & Frets

Lower Stage:
10-12   Deb Fish & Roger Schaffer
12-2   Junk Rocket

Local Expert
Solar City

Community Table
American Legion Post 1092

Children’s Activity
Starter Plants to Take Home!