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
Mike Yates
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

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 this week – November 20, 2016

What’s fresh this week – November 20, 2016

Pie, anyone?

Now’s the time to start prepping for your Thanksgiving dinner! Make sure to get all your holiday essentials at the Schenectady Greenmarket this Sunday. Due to construction, all our vendors will be on the main floor (not downstairs). Key Hall is also in use, so wander across the arcade to visit more vendors. If you can’t find your favorite vendor, ask a volunteer at the information table.

Click here to find more information.

Specials From Our Vendors

Slate Valley Farms: tub of maple cotton candy $2.50, lavender lemonade and all other drinks are $2.75 each or six for $15.50. Come see us in Key Hall!

Healthy Gourmet Kitchen: freshly made apple butter (refrigerated not canned, no sugar added), fresh kale pesto, fresh basil pesto, freshly made mild salsa, tuscan turkey dry brine, along with seasoning mixes to make your Thanksgiving sides sing with flavor.

Mosaics by Christine: we have new, colorful lazy Susans, trivets, chess sets and mirrors just in time for the holidays!

Hope Valley Farm: baby salad greens mix, curly & tuscano kale, red cabbage, squash, garlic, pesto, pickled scapes, baby spinach, radishes, arugula, lettuce, salad mix, tat soi, napa cabbage, tomatoes, potatoes, onions and prepped brussel sprouts.

Lovin’ Mama Farm: CERTIFIED ORGANIC microgreens– vitality mix, kale mix, herb mix, sweet and spicy mustard mix, spicy radish mix, arugula, cilantro, pea shoots, plus trays of living microgreens, gorgeous and delicious as table centerpieces! CERTIFIED ORGANIC field greens– mixed kale, mixed chard, spinach.

Country Hearth Baking: Gluten-free pumpkin chiffon pies and gluten-free pumpkin streusel muffins, just in time for Thanksgiving!

Variety Vendors

Country Hearth
Electric City Roasters
Highland Farm
Mosaics by Christine
Nine Pin Cider
Sistah’s Vintage Aprons
Underground Alchemy
Windy Hill Goat Dairy
Painted Goat Farm

Market Stage

10am-12pm
Fearless Fretters

12-2pm
Mark Baptiste

Dreaming of beautiful gardens

Believe it or not, now is the time to start planning your garden. This Sunday the Schenectady County Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer all your gardening questions and give advice on the best way to start seeds indoors.

Looking for a little garden inspiration? Check out this site. The Old Farmer’s Almanac has tons of sample plans, videos and other great resources.

Photo by Laura Rush via Flickr


 What’s fresh 

Barbers Farm: The cold weather and snow are keeping us out of our hoop houses and away from our lovely greens! We hope to be back next week with delicious, fresh produce.

Bella Terra Farm: Turkey bacon, naturally smoked with no nitrates, turkey parts, wings, drumsticks and thighs, boneless turkey breast roast too! Herbal vinegar, elderberry syrup, all natural cough syrup and fire cider too.

Café NOLA: We’re inside the market this week so stop by and see us. Blackened catfish, mac & cheese, dirty rice and freshly squeezed lemonade.

Earthly Remedies by Erin: NEW perfume and cologne roll-ons and sprays! Now back in stock – hand and face cream.

Healing Path Massage: Jennifer and John will be offering chair massage this Sunday. Stop by and let them help you with your sore, cold, winter muscles. You’ll be glad you did!

Merry Hill Farm: Alpaca yarn, roving, knitting and felting kits. Alpaca socks, gloves, mittens, hats, scarves and felted boot inserts. This week we’ll have felted hats in new colors!

Saratoga Crackers Co.: We have a new creation from the crackery! Hot pepper cheddar will be available this Sunday. Pick up this and your other favorites at the market this week!


Variety Vendors

Earthly Remedies by Erin
Hudson-Chatham Winery
Pika’s Farm Table
Skinner’s Sugarbush
Smyth/Cid Pottery
Studio 55
Susie’s Climax Creations
Tara Kitchen

Programming 

Market Stage:
10-12  Blame Arthur Guinness
12-2   Deb Fish and the Crowd Pleasers

Lower Stage:
10-12  Kurt Siegel
12-2   Jody Radez

Local Expert
Schenectady County Master Gardeners

Community Tables
Habitat for Humanity
Market Survey

What’s fresh this week – December 14th

Holiday entertaining

The Holiday Season is in full swing. The whirlwind of activity often means one party after another. Are you hosting a party and looking for something spectacular? The market has amazing items that will make your table shine. Are you a guest and in need of a hostess gift? Our vendors can help you out with that too!

Pick up your Schenectady Greenmarket gift certificates!

Looking for the perfect gift for your favorite foodie? Stop by the market table and pick up our Holiday gift certificate.

This week’s featured vendor:   Mariaville Mushroom Men


 What’s fresh

Barbers Farm: Butternut squash, 5 wonderful varieties of winter-keeping potatoes including Adirondack Blue, Salem, Red, Keuka Gold, Russet and Washburn; celeriac, beets, garlic, cabbage, onions and kale.

Bella Terra Farm: Fresh whole turkey ($3.50/lb.), frozen turkey tenders ($8/lb.). Try our herbal vinegars, the perfect hostess gifts; available in garlic/basil, chive, dill/cucumber, sage/apple, lemon basil/lemon ($6/ea.).

Café NOLA: Holiday gumbo, blackened chicken or catfish, grilled portabella mushroom, dirty rice, mac & cheese, freshly squeezed lemonade and iced tea too!

Earthly Remedies by Erin: We will have tons of allergy/sinus bags, wool dryer balls and stocking stuffers for your holiday shopping.

Healing Path Massage: Jean Marie and Wendell will be offering chair massage for $1/minute. Try 10 to 15 minutes and see how they can help ease the effects of Holiday stress – you’ll be glad you did! Gift certificates available for your Holiday shopping.

Hope Valley Farm: Brussels sprouts, broccoli, beets, arugula, spinach, kale, chard, acorn squash, baby lettuce, baby pac choi, red and white potatoes, red and yellow onions, garlic, garlic pesto, pickled garlic scapes, believe it or not – a few tomatoes, fingerling potatoes, Holiday wreaths and swags too.

Hudson-Chatham Winery: Stop by this week and pick up your wines for the Holiday Season. This is our last appearance prior to Christmas and we will have lots for you. Check out our sparkling wine, sweet wines, dessert wines and our award-winning dry white and red wines. Complimentary gift wrapping!

Mariaville Mushroom Men: Find us at the top of the stairs this week as the featured vendor. We will have fresh mushrooms and many ideas for your holiday gift giving including grow your own mushroom kits and gift baskets. Stop and say “hi” to Bobby the mushroom man!

Merry Hill Farm: Alpaca yarn and fiber, felted hats, knit hats and scarves, socks, gloves and mittens. Knitting and felted kits. Gift certificates available!

The New England Fudge Co.: Fresh gourmet fudge, truffles, almond butter crunch, peppermint patties, wintergreen patties and more. Lots of last minute gifts for the foodie on your list.

R&G Cheese: We offer a variety of cheeses for your holiday planning including Gavin’s blue goat cheese mini wheels and a new herb encrusted semi-firm goat cheese in 4 oz. wedges and mini wheels. Our pumpkin chevre will be available until the end of the year!

Saratoga Crackers: Chocolate peppermint is back for a limited time. Our Christmas cracker is meticulously made using raw organic cacao nibs, pure peppermint and slightly kissed with raw sugar. It’s the perfect complement to a cup of hot tea or cocoa.

Susie’s Climax Creations: This Sunday we will have Cornish game hens, duck and be sure to reserve your Holiday Goose! Also stop by for our jelly, jams and pickled items too.


Variety Vendors

Earthly Remedies by Erin
Hudson-Chatham Winery
Pika’s Farm Table
Skinner’s Sugarbush
Smyth/Cid Pottery
Susie’s Climax Creations
Tara Kitchen

Programming

Market Stage:

10-12   Kitchen Jazz
12-2   Anonymous Fig Leafs

 

Lower Level:

10-12   Erin Powers

 

Local Expert:

Niskayuna Consumers Cooperative

 

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