What’s fresh this week – August 30th

What’s fresh this week – August 30th

Tour time!

We’re happy to invite customers, friends and community members to join our Healthy Living Farm Tour presented by MVP Health Care on Saturday, September 26th. A tour bus will leave from the steps of City Hall at 10 a.m. sharp and carry guests to Buhrmaster Farm in Glenville, Battenkill Valley Creamery in Salem and Scotch Hill Farm in Cambridge, summer home of author and illustrator Maurice Sendak. The tour includes lunch and art project at Scotch Hill Farm. Tickets are $20/adult, $10/child and $50/family of four. Discounted rates are available for customers with an EBT card. For more information or to purchase your tickets, click here!


What’s fresh

Ali Herrmann: I’ll have an array of tomato inspired jewelry and one of a kind acrylic and in paintings this Sunday. Stop by to see the seasonal beauty!

Barbers Farm: Savor summer! Come and find melons, potatoes, sweet corn, tomatoes, eggplant, beets, peppers, summer squash, zucchini, onions, broccoli, cabbage, kohlrabi, cauliflower, lettuce, collard greens, kale, chard, basil, parsley, garlic, dill and more!

Bella Terra Farm: Special on fresh duck – reg. $7/lb., this Sunday $6/lb. GMO Free, 95% lean ground beef ($6.50/lb.), seasonal chicken tomato basil sausage made with our own tomatoes and basil ($7.50/lb.), Cabbage ($1.50/head) and heirloom tomatoes ($3/lb).

Café NOLA: Blackened chicken or catfish, mac & cheese, pulled pork, watermelon mint lemonade, cucumber mint water, strawberry sweet tea and more!

Hope Valley Farm: Arugula, broccoli, beans, cukes, lettuce, tomatoes, potatoes, curly and Tuscano kales, radishes, peppers, Swiss chard, several kinds of garlic, unsprayed sweet corn, pickled garlic scapes, summer squash, zucchini and so much more!

Mariaville Farm: Fresh duck and chicken from our free roaming poultry flock. Beef, pork and five types of sausages along with nitrate free bacon too!

Mosaics by Christine: Help me celebrate my birthday – 66 is the new 50! Wish me Happy Birthday and get 10% off any mosaic piece over $50! Lots of colorful mosaic pieces to choose from.

Our Daily Eats: Try our new line of roasted trail mixes called Mixola! We have original, berry nut and no nut mixolas, great summer snacks. 1 for $5, 2 for $9.

Puckers Gourmet: Back by popular demand – our full sour fire habanero pickles! You asked and here they are. Swing by for a sample of our wildly popular hot and robust pickle.

Saratoga Crackers: American Pharaoh is running the Travers Stakes on Saturday, why not celebrate with our Fabulous Three Cheese Travers Crackers, named after the three year olds in the Travers Stakes. This amazing cracker has cheddar, parmesan and asiago cheeses – so good!


Variety Vendors

Ali Herrmann
Assembly Coffee Roasters
Highland Farm
Springbrook Hollow Distillery
Mosaics by Christine
Ulster Soap
Underground Alchemy


Programming

Market Stage:
10-11:45   Slate Hill Band
11:45 -12  Belly Dancing by Yoga Bliss
12-2   Randy Niles

Local Expert
Yoga Bliss on the Blvd

Community Table
Voter Registration by the League of Women Voters

What’s fresh this week – August 23rd

What’s fresh this week – August 23rd

Something special

We like to think that we have something pretty special here at Schenectady Greenmarket. Our market community focuses on the best our area has to offer, from amazing local vendors to dedicated friends and neighbors who shop with us every Sunday. Over the last two years you’ve helped us share our work with the nation through American Farmland Trust’s I Love My Farmers Market Celebration. In 2014, your votes helped us rank 25th in the country! We’re asking that you help us once again share with the country the unique, vibrant community we’ve built at the market.

Please help us once again by voting for Schenectady Greenmarket in the I Love My Farmers Market Celebration. Click here to vote!

Farm Tour tickets available

Join us on September 26th for this year’s farm tour. We will be stopping at Buhrmaster Farms in Glenville, Battenkill Valley Creamery in Salem and, as an extra treat, have lunch at Scotch Hill Farm, summer home of Maurice Sendak author and illustrator of childhood classics like Where the Wild Things Are. Tickets are now available. Click here for more information.


What’s fresh

Barbers Farm: Come see us and bind the best for the summer harvest – melons, potatoes, sweet corn, tomatoes, eggplant, beets, peppers, hot peppers, summer squash, zucchini, onions, broccoli, cabbage, kohlrabi, cauliflower, lettuce, collard greens, kale, chard, herbs and more!

Bella Terra Farm: Fresh duck ($7/lb.), 95% lean ground beef ($6.50/lb.), rabbit ($6/lb.), fresh herbs including basil, lemon basil, Thai basil, sage, parsley and more. Green cabbage ($1.50/head).

D&W Farm and Animal Rescue: I’ve created yummy smelling melon cucumber soaps, deodorants and body butters to kick off the new school year. There is a limited supply so come early! We will also have a fresh supply of beach bum sunblock!

Hope Valley Farm: This week we’ll have arugula, giant broccoli, beets, cucumbers, several kinds of garlic, cauliflower, baby salad greens, curly kale, Tuscano kale, lettuce, sweet onions, peppers, new potatoes, radishes, summer squash, Swiss chard, tomatoes, pickled garlic scapes, perennials and more.

Puckers Gourmet: Looking for something you’ve never had before? Stop by and try our “evil chi pickle: packed with flavor and fire! It’s sure to knock your socks off! This product is loaded with live active cultures!


Variety Vendors

D&W Farm and Animal Rescue
Electric City Roasters
Hudson-Chatham Winery
Mosaics by Christine
Studio 55
Susie’s Climax Creations
Tara Kitchen


Programming

Market Stage
10-12   Junk Rocket
12-2   Deb Fish & the Crowd Pleasers

Community Table
Clean & Healthy New York

Local Expert
Friends of the Green Houses in Central Park

Market Events
Stop by the market table to purchase your farm tour tickets!

 

What’s fresh this week – August 16th

What’s fresh this week – August 16th

Tomato time!

Tomatoes have arrived at the market in all of their flavor-filled glory. Looking for inspiration? Try this recipe for zucchini lasagna, a great, healthy way to utilize two of the most abundant veggies at the market and in your garden!

Photo by Flickr user kathleen.bradley

Farm Tour tickets available

Join us on September 26th for this year’s farm tour. We will be stopping at Buhrmaster Farms in Glenville, Battenkill Valley Creamery in Salem and, as an extra treat, have lunch at Scotch Hill Farm, summer home of Maurice Sendak author and illustrator of childhood classics like Where the Wild Things Are. Tickets are now available. Click here for more information.

Have you voted yet?

American Farmland Trust is asking customers from around the country to vote on their favorite farmers market. Please help us become number one in New York State. Vote here today!


What’s fresh

Ali Herrmann: I’m away this week but will see you again on August 30th with new artwork and jewelry!

Barbers Farm: Summer at its best! Melons, new potatoes, sweet corn, tomatoes, eggplant, beets, peppers, hot peppers, cucumbers, summer squash, zucchini, broccoli, cabbage, kohlrabi and cauliflower. Don’t forget about lettuce, collard greens, bunched kale, Swiss chard, basil, fennel, parsley and dill!

Café NOLA: Blackened chicken or catfish, grilled portabella mushrooms, pulled pork, mac & cheese and freshly squeezed lemonade.

HMRC Pickles: This week we’ll have fresh full sour garlic pickles on offer. Delicious and crisp!

Hope Valley Farm: This week we’ll have tomatoes, lettuce, Swiss chard, broccoli, cauliflower, fresh garlic, cukes, zucchini, yellow squash, radishes, arugula, peppers, sweet onions, curly kale, Tuscano kale, new potatoes, baby salad greens, 8 ball round zucchini, pickled garlic scapes and more!

Mariaville Farm: We will have fresh chicken (whole and parts), fresh duck and rabbit too! Also, five types of fresh sausage from our pasture raised pigs and lots more!

Mosaics by Christine: Stop by and check out my new line of mosaic hanging phrases. Also many tables, lazy Susans, chess sets, trivets and skulls!

Puckers Gourmet Pickles: We’ve made an amazing batch of full garlic sours for this weekend! Swing by to experience a pickle that ferments for 30 days in a Kentucky oak bourbon barrel and has tons of garlic and 25 spices.

R&G Cheese: Come taste our new cow’s milk Greek yogurt! Packaged in 8 oz. and 16 oz. containers. Plain or strawberry.


Variety Vendors

Assembly Coffee Roasters
Highland Farm
HMRC Pickles
Mosaics by Christine
Springbrook Hollow Farm
Ulster Soap
Underground Alchemy


Programming

Market Stage
10-12   Bridges
12-2   Craic Agus Ceol

Community Table
Schaffer Heights Senior Housing

Local Expert
Hudson Solar

Market Events
Stop by the market table to purchase your farm tour tickets!

What’s Fresh This Week-August 9

Potatoes

I Love My Farmers Market

It’s that time of year again when American Farmland Trust asks customers from around the country to vote on their favorite farmers market. Please help us become number one in New York State. Vote here today!

Fresh Connect is back!

Fresh Connect is available to all of our EBT/SNAP customers. For every $5 purchased with your EBT card, you will receive a $2 Fresh Connect coupon that can be used at any market vendor that sells EBT eligible items. Ask at the market tent for more information.

Save the date for our 2015 Farm Tour

On Saturday, September 26 we will be hosting boarding a bus and visiting Buhrmaster Farm in Scotia, Scotch Hill Farm in Cambridge and Battenkill Valley Creamery in Salem. The day includes lunch and a craft at Scotch Hill Farm and behind-the-scenes tours of all three farms. 10am–4pm. $20 per adult, $10 per child. EBT discounts available. Tickets can be purchased online.


What’s fresh

Funk Farms: Funk Farms will have pies made from fresh local fruit in the following flavors: apple, blueberry, peach, apricot, peach-blueberry and other combos.

Puckers Pickles: Its back! Giardinera! Our lightly fermented Italian vegetable medley will be available in limited quantities this weekend. Stop by and try a sample of summers best bounty in a jar!
 
Saratoga Peanut Butter: Trifecta, Dark Chocolate Almond Butter with Cherries will be sporting a red cap to celebrate the open Horse Racing Track in Saratoga Springs, NY. Come by and sample…comes with a dash of good luck!

Bella Terra Farm: Fresh whole GMO free chicken, fresh whole rabbits, 95% lean ground beef, French green beans, broccoli, summer squash, fresh herbs, beets and we’ll see what else the fields have to offer!

Hope Valley Farm: Lettuce, arugula, broccoli, Napa cabbage, fresh garlic, kohlrabi, peppers, Swiss chard, yellow squash, zucchini, tomatoes, curly kale, Tuscano kale, garlic pesto, scapes and new potatoes too.


Variety Vendors

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 Anonymous Fig Leafs
12-2 Gordon Street Band

Community Table
Schenectady County Historical Society

Local Expert
X-Quest, Inc.

What’s fresh this week – August 2nd

What’s fresh this week – August 2nd

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 an outdoor dinner instead? The bounty of summer veggies at the market make outdoor cooking easy. Check out these tips!

Fresh Connect is back!

Fresh Connect is available to all of our EBT/SNAP customers. For every $5 purchased with your EBT card, you will receive a $2 Fresh Connect coupon that can be used at any market vendor that sells EBT eligible items. Ask at the market tent for more information.

I Love My Farmers Market

It’s that time of year again when American Farmland Trust asks customers from around the country to vote for their favorite farmers market. This year, help us become number one in New York State. Vote here by September 6th.

 


What’s fresh

Ali Herrmann: I’ll be featuring colorful acrylic and ink artworks in addition to a vibrant selection of art/acrylic transfer image jewelry and classic sterling and semi-precious stone jewelry.

Assembly Coffee Roasters: Try our two new coffees – Colombia Sierra Nevada, a big bodied earthly coffee with a clean finish and Nicaragua Mancotal, a refined and effervescent coffee with stone fruit sweetness. Stop by our pour-over bar for a cup and take home one of your favorites!

Barbers Farm: This week’s something new – eggplant! We are also picking melons, new potatoes, sweet corn, tomatoes, beets, peppers, cucumbers, summer squash, zucchini, broccoli, cabbage, kohlrabi, cauliflower, fresh greens and herbs too!

Bella Terra Farm: Fresh whole GMO free chicken, fresh whole rabbits, 95% lean ground beef, French green beans, broccoli, summer squash, fresh herbs, beets and we’ll see what else the fields have to offer!

HMRC Pickles: Freshly pickled green tomatoes – green, crisp, crunch and yummy.

Hope Valley Farm: Lettuce, arugula, broccoli, Napa cabbage, fresh garlic, kohlrabi, peppers, Swiss chard, yellow squash, zucchini, tomatoes, curly kale, Tuscano kale, garlic pesto, scapes and new potatoes too.

Nut Zez Almond Butter: TOP favorite French Toast Almond Butter $1 off! Also made fresh will be 6 other flavors that are all natural, gluten free and more!

Saratoga Crackers: Our crackers are a beautiful way to top your summer salad! Choose your favorite – Saratoga spice and parmesan, three cheese Travers, kale crunch, or one of our other delicious treats. Try our Cheese Cracklers for a gluten free topper.

Wash: Stop by this week for our back to school special! $25 for a 5 lb. bucket of laundry soap, stain stick and either a bleach alternative or room spray. What a deal!


Variety Vendors

Ali Herrmann
Assembly Coffee Roasters
Highland Farm
HMRC Pickles
Mosaics by Christine
NutZez
Springbrook Hollow Distillery
Ulster Soap
Underground Alchemy


Programming

Market Stage:
10-2   Running the River

Community Table
Electric City Food Co-Op

 

What’s fresh this week – July 26th

What’s fresh this week – July 26th

Out and about

The work Schenectady Greenmarket does throughout the year focuses on fresh, local food and the community that helps make us great. This work takes many different forms. Of course, there is our weekly market, but sometimes you can spot us away from the market. Stop by Freedom Park in Scotia this Saturday evening for the Stockade Kids performance. The market will have a booth at the concert handing out goodies!

Fresh Connect is back!

Fresh Connect is available to all of our EBT/SNAP customers. For every $5 purchased with your EBT card, you will receive a $2 Fresh Connect coupon that can be used at any market vendor that sells EBT eligible items. Ask at the market tent for more information.

I Love My Farmers Market

It’s that time of year again when American Farmland Trust asks customers from around the country to vote for their favorite farmers market. This year, help us become number one in New York State. Vote here by September 6th.


What’s fresh

Barbers Farm: Every week brings something new and this week it’s melons! Also available – new potatoes, sweet corn, tomatoes, beets, peppers, cucumbers, summer squash, zucchini, broccoli, cabbage, kohlrabi and cauliflower. Lettuce, collards, herbs and more!

Bella Terra Farm: Garlic and leek sausage ($8/lb.), nitrate-free bologna ($8/lb.) and many more of your favorites. The veggies are here! Baby leeks, scallions, fresh herbs, zucchini, summer squash and more. All naturally grown with no sprays or artificial fertilizer.

Café NOLA: Blackened catfish or chicken, grilled portabella mushrooms, pulled pork, mac & cheese, freshly squeezed lemonade and iced tea too!

D&W Farm and Animal Rescue: This week we are bringing a fresh batch of our Beach Bum sun block and sandalwood goat milk detox soap. Back by popular demand – dragons blood deodorant!

Funk Farms: We’ll have apple, blueberry and peach pies this week along with a few combination pies. Come early for the best selection!

Healthy Gourmet Kitchen: Freshly made pesto and salsa. Our serrano peppers are ready to harvest and add fruity-heat to our salsa. We’ve made fresh batches of each of our salsa flavors – stop by and try. They taste great added to fresh sweet corn!

Hope Valley Farm: This week we’ll have an abundance of tomatoes, red and green lettuce, arugula, baby greens salad mix, squash, zucchini, Swiss chard, curly and Tuscano kales, sweet onions, garlic, peppers, new potatoes, radishes, garlic pesto and plants too!

Puckers Gourmet: We are proud to feature our horseradish ½ sours! Lacto-fermented with tons of freshly ground horseradish and a beautiful balance of spices. This pickle packs a punch and a serious crunch! Swing by and try it for yourself!

WASH: We’ll have our REPEL bug spray and BITTEN after bite in a combination deal this week. Buy them both and save $2 on the regular price!


Variety Vendors

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


Programming

Market Stage
10-12   Slate Hill Band
12-2   Jody Radez

Local Expert
New York State of Health