What’s fresh this week – August 21st

What’s fresh this week – August 21st

Veggies, veggies and more veggies!

We love this time of year. Summer is beginning to wind down and everyone starts to savor the sunshine just a little bit more. Mother Nature enjoys this time of year as well, providing our farmers and your families with a bounty of amazing vegetables. Stop by the market this Sunday and enjoy our Fresh Taste Table. Krystin Bopp from the USDA’s Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables program will be demonstrating a delicious (and healthy!) side dish.


What’s fresh

Electric Cookie Jar: We will have oreo cream cheese, lemon bars, mood drops (grilled pineapple w/ toasted coconut and a lemon drizzle), rosemary parmesan along with our classic white chocolate cranberry and more!

Hope Valley Farm: Beets, peppers, tomatoes, lettuce, salad mix, Tuscano and curly kale, basil, Swiss chard, new potatoes, garlic, zucchini, yellow squash, cukes, corn, beans, basil plants, perennials and more!

Painted Goat Farm: Fresh, creamy, soft-ripened, feta, ricotta and semi-hard goat cheeses plus yogurt, goat milk caramel (dulce de leche) and chocolate goat cheese truffles. Certified organic and non-GMO ingredients!

Puckers Gourmet: Stop by this weekend for giardiniera! A lightly fermented vegetable medly that will awaken your taste buds. Crunchy, mild and absolutely delicious!

Slate Valley Farms: Spun maple sugar cotton candy, maple coated nuts, maple iced tea, lavender lemonade, maple sugar and more!


Variety Vendors

Ali Herrmann
Assembly Coffee Roasters
Electric Cookie Jar
Good Day Honey
Healing Path Massage
Painted Goat Farm
Saratoga Crackers
Smyth/Cid Pottery
Spoonbound
Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery
Underground Alchemy


Programming

Market Stage:
10-12   Slate Hill
12-2   Debbie Fish and the Crowd Pleasers

Community Tables:
Schenectady Out of the Darkness Walk
Schenectady City Council 
Fresh Taste Table

What’s fresh this week – August 14th

What’s fresh this week – August 14th

Focus on fresh

Have you looked around the market lately? Summer’s bounty is back in amazing technicolor glory. Not only do the fresh veggies look amazing, they taste out of this world. Stop by this Sunday to pick up the freshest, most delicious, most colorful items of the year.


What’s fresh

Barbers Farm: Summer’s harvest is now at its very best! Come and find sweet corn, melons, watermelon, new potatoes, eggplant, peppers and tomatoes. Also available – picklers, cucumbers, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, summer squash, zucchini, bunched beets, fennel, kale, collards, kohlrabi, lettuce, garlic, onions, basil and more!

Healthy Gourmet Kitchen: Fresh kale pesto, basil pesto and nut free basil pesto. Salsas and spreadable fruit too including a limited supply of our strawberry spreadable. New dip this week – a mild(er) Buffalo wing dip and rub.

Hope Valley Farm: Tomatoes, lettuce, salad mix, Tuscano and curly kales, Napa cabbage, zucchini, summer squash, cukes, peppers, hot peppers, broccoli, beets, new potatoes, fresh mountain-grown garlic, pesto, pickled garlic scapes, Swiss chard, plants and more!

Nut Zez Almond Butters: Made fresh – summer favorites now available! Cocoa-coconut, s’mores and NEW chocolate chili all made with no added salt/sugar/oil. Vegan, gluten free and added protein options. Come by to try a sample – see you Sunday!

Puckers Gourmet Pickles: Sweet and spicy are here! So crunchy with the perfect balance of sweet and heat. An amazing snack on its own or through these guys on that burger for an epic experience.

Sistahs Vintage Aprons: Delightful aprons from pretty half aprons to glam hostess and a few dazzlers in between for your shopping pleasure!

WASH: We will have our allergen friendly laundry detergent available in four scents and varying sizes. Bug repellent and pet products too!


Variety Vendors

1857 Distillery
Electric City Roasters
Healthy Gourmet Kitchen
Highland Farm
Mosaics by Christine
Nut Zez Almond Butters
Sistahs Vintage Aprons
Studio 55
Ulster Soaps
Yankee Distillers
Windy Hill Goat Dairy


Programming

Market Tent
10-12   Terri Roben
12-2   Hearty Hearty Love

Local Expert
League of Women Voters of Schenectady County

Community Tables
Electric City Food Co-op

Catholic Charities – SNAP Program

Bethesda House

What’s fresh this week – August 7th

What’s fresh this week – August 7th

Fresh Connect

Fresh Connect Checks are a state-run program that add 40% purchasing power for our customers on EBT/SNAP – and they are still available!

How does it work?

For every $5 purchased with and EBT card, customers receive one – $2 Fresh Connect Check. For example, if you were to purchase $20 with EBT, you would receive four checks, or an extra $8. 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.


What’s fresh

Bella Terra Farm: Fresh turkey parts, turkey breast roast, tenders and more! Fresh ducks and everything beef. Our produce is coming in including zucchini, eight-ball zucchini (great for stuffing), onions, escarole, endive, cabbage, kale and more!

D&W Farm and Animal Rescue: Fresh this week – 3 new batches of goat milk soap: lemon drop, eucalyptus and delicate rose. Supplies are limited so come early before we run out!

Electric Cookie Jar: New this week – cranberry orange, full of fresh orange zest and tangy cranberries. Oreo cheesecake, key lime shortbread (vegan) and spiced sweet potato blondies (vegan) are making a return too!

Healing Path Massage: Stephanie and Deborah will be offering chair massage this Sunday. If you have a sore neck, back, arms or hands come see what they can do for your issues!

Hope Valley Farm: Tomatoes are here! Lettuce, Tuscano & curly kale, Napa cabbage, peppers, hot peppers, new potatoes, cukes, zucchini, summer squash, beets, arugula, salad mix, fresh mountain-grown garlic, escarole, red cabbage, garlic pesto & pickled garlic scapes, perennials and more!

Mariaville Farm: Stop by and ask about our discounted fresh pork sausage specials, perfect for the grill! Nitrate free smoked sausages are back and we will have fresh, never frozen chicken too.

Puckers Gourmet: A fresh batch of our super crunchy sour kraut is ready for this weekend. The benefits of eating fermented kraut? Better digestion, bone health, reduced inflammation and a stimulated immune system!

Taj Mahal Restaurant: Chicken tandoori is a delicious treat, marinated in a special sauce and cooked in our special clay oven called a tandoor.

WASH: We’ll have our natural REPEL bug and tick spray. Pick up both REPEL and BITTEN for $15, a savings of $2!


Variety Vendors

Ali Herrmann
Assembly Coffee Roasters
D&W Farm and Animal Rescue
Electric Cookie Jar
Good Day Honey
Healing Path Massage
Mugzy’s Barkery
Painted Goat Farm
Saratoga Crackers
Slate Valley Farm – first week!
Smyth/Cid Pottery
Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery
Underground Alchemy


Programming

Market Stage:
10-2   Running the River

Children’s Activity:
The Puppet People

Community Table:
Schenectady Rose Garden Restoration Committee

What’s fresh this week – July 31st

What’s fresh this week – July 31st

Beat the heat

This week has proven to be a scorcher, it’s so hot that no one really feels like cooking. Pots and pans, a hot stove, just the thought is uncomfortable. So why not plan on a raw dinner instead? The bounty of summer veggies at the market make outdoor cooking easy. Check out these tips!


What’s fresh

Barber’s Farm: Summer harvest keeps pouring in at the farm, now we have – sweet corn, melons, new potatoes and tomatoes! Also harvesting – picklers, cucumbers, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, summer squash, zucchini, bunched beets, fennel, kale, collards, kohlrabi, lettuce, onions (candy, red tropea and cippolini), basil, parsley & dill too!

Funk Farms: We’ll be bringing blueberry and apple pies this week! Remember, that all our pies are made from scratch with fresh, local fruits. Don’t forget our flakey, buttery cinnamon pastry logs or our soft and gooey, fresh from the oven cinnamon buns!

Healthy Gourmet: Freshly made kale pesto, basil pesto, no sugar added spreadable fruit in strawberry, strawberry rhubarb, raspberry, maple blueberry and mixed berry. If you like it on the hot side, try our sweet chili jam or one of our salsas!

Hope Valley Farm: We’ll have tomatoes, lettuce, salad mix, beets, Napa cabbage, red cabbage, peppers, sweet onions, arugula, new potatoes, Tuscano & curly kale, fresh garlic, garlic pesto, pickled garlic scapes, zucchini, cukes, Swiss chard, perennials and herbs too.

Mosaics by Christine: Let’s keep celebrating Christmas in July! It’s never too early to buy those holiday mosaic gifts!

Puckers Gourmet: Proud to be offering a huge variety this weekend! Stop by and experience just how good a pickle can be!

Sistahs Vintage Aprons: Hostess, full coverage, half aprons and cobble styles for your shopping pleasure!

WASH: We’ll have our amazing laundry detergents this Sunday along with natural bug repellent and pet flea and tick repellents.


Variety Vendors

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


Programming

Market Stage
10-12   Gabby Giordano
12-2   The Doghouse Carpenters

Local Expert
Whispering Willows Wild Care

Community Table
Catholic Charities SNAP program information

Children’s Table
Miss Spirit of NY

What’s fresh this week – July 24th

What’s fresh this week – July 24th

Corn is here!

In the last two weeks, we’ve seen the market explode with new colors and familiar flavors. The latest to arrive? Sweet corn! Stop by this Sunday to pick up sweet corn from your favorite vendors along with the first tomatoes of the season, fresh berries and more!

I Love My Farmers Market!

In 2015, we were voted the 13th most popular 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!

Photo by Flickr user arbyreed


What’s fresh

Ali Herrmann: Stop by to pick up sterling and stone earrings in addition to a few bee themed encaustics.

D&W Farm and Animal Rescue: We’ve restocked our lavender rosemary and orange thyme deodorants. Be sure to come early before they are sold out!

Electric Cookie Jar: This Sunday, Mexican Hot Chocolate is back! Enjoy along with chocolate potato chip, lemon bars and our new espresso chip – a vegan cookie with espresso, chocolate and oats.

Healing Path Massage: Wendell and Deborah will be offering chair massage this Sunday. Stop by and let them help relax any sore, tight muscles you have in your neck, shoulders, arms, hands or back!

Hope Valley Farm: Tomatoes are here! Lettuce, Tuscany and curly kale, beets, Napa cabbage, fresh garlic, pesto, pickled scapes, zucchini, yellow squash, radishes, arugula, Swiss chard, annuals, perennials and more!

Puckers Gourmet: Sweet and spicy are here! We will also have a small batch of our horseradish half sours to rock your weekend. Swing by, grab a jar and taste how good a pickle can be!

Taj Mahal Restaurant: Naan (flatbread) made in our tandoor, or special clay oven, from wheat flour. Enjoy it with your choice of dip or just by itself – ether way, it’s delicious!


Variety Vendors

Ali Herrmann
Assembly Coffee Roasters
D&W Farm and Animal Rescue
Electric Cookie Jar
Good Day Honey
Healing Path Massage
Painted Goat Farm
Saratoga Crackers
Smyth/Cid Pottery
Spoonbound
Springbrook Hollow Farm Distillery
Underground Alchemy


Programming

Market Stage
10-12   Dave Moore  
12-12:15   Belly Dancing
12:15-2   John Slovacek

Local Expert
Yoga Bliss on the Blvd

Community Table
Schenectady County’s Environmental Advisory Council

What’s fresh this week – July 17th

What’s fresh this week – July 17th

Artists of all varieties

Schenectady Greenmarket isn’t just a place to shop for your weekly groceries – it’s a place to find one-of-a-kind treasures as well. Our farmers and food producers are culinary artists,  pouring their hearts and souls into the delicious items for sale every Sunday…but we also have truly talented artisans present at the market as well. Stop by each Sunday to see what new creations our artists have on sale for you – Encaustic artworks from Ali Herrmann, colorful woven baskets from Studio 55, hand-carved utensils from Spoonbound and so much more! The market is here to feed your body and your soul.

Artisan vendors:

Ali Herrmann
Mosaics by Christine
Sistahs Vintage Aprons
Smyth/Cid Pottery
Spoonbound
Studio 55


What’s fresh

Barbers Farm: The goodies just keep coming! Sweet corn, new potatoes and grape tomatoes are new this week. Also harvesting – onions (candy, red tropea and cippolini), picklers, cucumbers, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, summer squash, zucchini, bunched beets, fennel, kale, collards, lettuce, garlic scapes and fresh herbs too!

Country Hearth Baking: Chocolate supreme cookies will be back this weekend. Stop by for a delicious and gluten free treat!

Mosaics by Christine: We want to celebrate ‘Christmas in July.’ Get a head start on your holiday shopping with an assortment of mosaic pieces. Stop by this Sunday!

Puckers Gourmet: Nothing says ‘summer’ quite like a half-sour pickle. Lightly fermented, crazy crunchy and packed with pro biotics! Visit us this weekend to grab a jar of this amazing pickle.

Sistah’s Vintage Aprons: Hostess, cobbler, full cover, half aprons and accessories for your shopping pleasure.


Variety Vendors

1857 Distillery
Country Hearth Baking
D&W Farm and Animal Rescue
Electric City Roasters
Healthy Gourmet Kitchen
Highland Farm
Mosaics by Christine
Nut Zez
Sistahs Vintage Aprons
Studio 55
Ulster Soaps
Yankee Distillers
Windy Hill Goat Dairy


Programming

Market Stage:
10-12   Slate Hill Band
12-2   Erin Powers

Local Expert:
Transformative Fitness

Community Tables:
Schenectady County Historical Society  

Adirondack Council/Be Wild NY

Fresh Taste Table:
Pickles!

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