Seventy Degrees + Mostly Sunny

We’ve been so lucky with the weather that last week’s rain was a real bummer! But the weatherperson has a better story for us this week. Seventy-one and sunny. Can’t wait! Come on down and fill your bags with this year’s bountiful harvest.

p.s. Don’t forget to Click here to vote for Schenectady Greenmarket today in the American Farmland Trust’s poll. It’s a great/easy way to help the market.

Specials from Our Vendors

Altamont Vineyard & Winery: Sample, savor and smell the “Spider’s Rose” the latest release. Priced around $13.00, it is a little bit sweeter. Try the robust white (2013 Gewurztraminer) or the wild berry (2010 Leon Millet) or the clean, crisp, medium bodied (2013 Edelweiss) the range suits every pocket and every palate. Our portfolio is out of our love of fine wines, food and farming.

Assembly Coffee Roasters: One of our favorites, Colombia Tolima, is back for the season! This medium bodied coffee has a delightful honey sweetness, perfect for your first cup of the day!

Bella Terra Farm: You can get high on our meats,” our animals do grass.” Grass fed beef, lamb, chicken and all types of smoked meats. Naturally raised pork and turkey. We are growers of pesticide-free all natural veggies. No GMO’s. No Sprays. Check out our Specialty Sausages, fresh produce onions and tomatoes, soaps and herbal products.

Buddhapesto: Enlighten your taste buds with this family owned business serving “the best basil pesto on the planet”, unsolicited quote from a customer. We take great pride in preparing all the ingredients from scratch in a made to order fashion. Fresh basil, Italian Parsley, pure olive oil, imported Pecorino Romano Cheese and Pignoli Nuts, fresh garlic are some of the ingredients that make our Pesto unique.

Buhrmaster Family Farms: Family owned featuring delicious fruits and vegetables. Take your pick from fresh mums, berries, tomatoes, egg plants, corn, melons, carrots, beans, cantaloupes and fresh flowers. Stop by and converse with the friendly crew and travel the course from our farm to your plate. Local and organic this popular farm attracts connoisseurs who love “ food with thought.”

Maynard Farms: It’s back to school time and Maynard Farms has lots of healthy and delicious snack and lunch box ideas! New this week will be several types of grapes and Bosc pears! Yellow and White Peaches and Yellow and White Nectarines are always a favorite. Plums, blueberries, raspberries and late season strawberries taste like summer. We are picking new varieties of apples almost everyday – Jonathan, Autumn Crisp, Gala, McIntosh, Honey Crisp, Blondee, Kindercrisp, Dandy Red, Zestar and Ginger Gold! Fresh pressed apple cider. Red and Green Bartlett pears. If veggies are more your style, you can choose from colorful sweet peppers in yellow, red, orange, purple and green, heirloom eggplant in beautiful shades of purple and white, corn, baby beets, zucchini, summer squash, baby carrots, kirbies, cucumbers, kale, garlic, cauliflower and broccoli. Heirloom tomatoes are at their peak – all colors and flavors of slicing tomatoes – sweet or savory – and sweet as sugar cherry tomatoes – how will you choose?? All will all be available at the markets this weekend! That’s a mouthful – literally!!! Look forward to seeing you!

Mosaics by Christine: New skulls, lazy Susans and trivets for this Sunday. I won’t be at the market on the 24th, so buy now!

Puckers Gourmet: Savor the last days of summer! Nothing says summer like a crunchy, fresh, delicious 1/2 sour pickle! Put one of these in the kids school lunch box? This pickle is a crowd favorite!

Taj Mahal Restaurant: Healthy and tasty Veggie Patties with lentils and spinach/kale. Vegan and gluten free from the India food basket known as Masala Vada. Nicknamed as “healthy donut” by our enthusiastic customers. Also available under our tent a meal platter, naan bread, mango lassi, rice pudding and mouth-watering samosas.

Ulster Soaps: We will have fresh soap batches of some old favorites like Patchouli Orange and Oatmeal Shea Butter. Plus this will be the debut of my new beer soap made using Jacks Abbey Lager.

WASH Green & Clean: We are happy to be back at market. We will have our 4 scents of allergen friendly laundry detergent as well as our STAIN Stick perfect for nearly any stain. As well as our whole line of natural cleaning products and room sprays.

Market Activities

Music Tent

10am – 12pm
Craic Agus Ceol

12pm – 2pm

Local Expert

Friends of the Greenhouse in Central Park

Children’s Activity

Glenville YMCA

Community Table 1

Information on the Walk for St. Jude’s – Sept. 23, at the Crossings

Community Table 2

Saratoga Therapeutic Equestrian Program