Fall has arrived!
Fall Harvest has arrived! Come down to the market and get inspired to make fall feasts!
Apples, grapes, pears and plums all work beautifully in autumnal recipes.
Of course there will be eggs, dairy and wonderful prepared meals for when you don’t feel like cooking!
Doesn’t fall make you crave apples?
Specials from our Vendors:
Capital Native Plants – Fall is a great time for planting perennials. Moisture and cool temperatures will bring flowers next year. This is our last week.
Mariaville Farm – Farm fresh eggs, our chickens are always free roaming. Berkshire pork, Black Angus beef, Grass fed lamb and fresh never frozen Pasture raised Chicken.
Maynard Farms – September may be coming to an end, but nothing is slowing down here at Maynard Farms! We are in the prime of our growing season. Summer fruits are still being picked and the apple crop is readying for harvest. It’s the perfect time to “pear” summer and fall fruits and veggies to complete your meals. Peaches, nectarines and plums to apples, pears and grapes, we’ve got you covered! Juicy yellow and white nectarines and peaches are sweet and delicious. Lots of flavorful plums will be available to choose from – Purple Heart, Elephant Heart, Big Red Plums, Flavor Rich, Bluebird Italian Prune Plums and Black Plums. Bartlett, Bosc, Seckle, Spartlett and Magness pears offer great variation in texture and flavor. Lots of fresh picked apples – tart to tangy to sweet – Jonathan, Zestar, McIntosh, Autumn Crisp, Honey Crisp, Fuji, Gala, Blondee and Ginger Gold. New this week are Jonagold, Esopus Spitzenburg and Macoun! Something for everyone! Fragrant and flavorful grapes are just delicious – Concord, Mars, Faith, Marquis and Jupiter. Don’t forget your veggies! We’ll have delicious and colorful sweet peppers in yellow, red, orange, purple and chocolate brown, heirloom eggplant in beautiful shades of purple, zucchini, summer squash, kirbies, cucumbers and garlic. Don’t forget the greens – generous bunches of Curly Kale and Swiss Chard will all be at the markets!! There’s not much better to remind you of summer than a fresh picked heirloom tomato – stop by and see our beautiful selection of colorful slicing and cherry tomatoes – from sweet as sugar to more savory. All will all be available at the markets this weekend! All will all be available at the markets this weekend! That’s a mouthful – literally!!! Look forward to seeing you!
Taj Mahal Restaurant – Vegan and protein rich patties for $2.00 each. Also gluten free.
Ulster Soaps – We will have a fresh batch of our limited seasonal Cinnamon Clove with dried orange peel soap available this Sunday. Also in stock are nourishing bath bombs and rich body butters to keep your skin soft and hydrated.
On the Market Stage:
10 – 12 The Sympathetic Stranger — Robert Carreau — mandolin, guitar & electric mandolin; Judd Staley — guitars. These band members bring together the best of the worlds of folk, rock, bluegrass and jazz.
12 – 2 Meg Renee A singer-songwriter playing original music, folk, country, and pop music. Originally from Troy, Ohio, she has been performing since the age of 13.
Music supported in part by a grant from Schenectady County Initiative Program.
Jen Sternfeld will be at the Fresh Taste Table this week making Green Tomato Chutney — Featuring tomatoes from Lovin’ Mama! Stop by and get a sample and learn the recipe!
Friends of the Library will be at the market this week. Stop by and learn about the work they do for the Schenectady Public Library.
Schenectady Foundation will be talking about foundation grants this week. Come by and learn more.