What’s Fresh 11/25/2018

Buy local Eat Local at Schenectady Greenmarket! 

At the market you will find delicious local fruits and veggies, locally made baked goods, holiday decorations and crafts from local artisans.

   Crispy apples and pears are a traditional holiday favorite.

 

Find festive decorations for the holiday season.   

 

Special this Sunday at market:

Hudson Valley Hand-cut Scones:  Holiday Flavors! Eggnog with Rum Glaze and Pumpkin Spice!

Marynard Farms:  And now the holiday rush begins!  But don’t worry, Maynard Farms has lots of healthy and delicious produce to keep your fridge and pantry stocked during this busy time of year.  Choose from almost 30 varieties of apples for a quick and satisfying snack or use them to make a quick and delicious dessert for when company visits – sweet and crunchy favorites like Gala, Fuji, Honeycrisp or Macoun or something more uncommon like Evercrisp, Blondee, Winecrisp, Jonagold or Jonathan.  Our Heirloom varieties like Esopus Spitzenburg, Haralson Red, Northern Spy, Ida Red and Arkansas Black won’t disappoint! Pears are perfect on their own, but even better when added to salads or served with cheese and crackers!  Bosc or Bartlett pears – both are sure to please!! Our fresh pressed apple cider served cold or hot is always a welcomed treat. Choose from Pink Lady or Orchard Blend apple cider. And of course our hearty vegetables will keep you feeling full and satisfied as the weather gets colder – Brussel Sprouts, cabbage and celeriac, along with generous bunches of Curly Kale. It is definitely potato weather!! Our Sweet Potatoes are delicious and satisfying!!  That’s a mouthful – literally!!  Look forward to seeing you at the farmers markets!! Thank you!!

The Chocolate Spoon:  The Chocolate Spoon will be sampling the Rosemary Butter cookie this week.

 

On the Market Stage:

10 – 12 Sticks & Strings

12 – 2  Kacie Rea & Friends

Stop by the Kid’s Table for Crafts and Fun!

We already have snow, time for some winter crafts!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Support the “Schenectady & Me” Community project and Schenctady Greenmarket, get your art on a grocery tote bag and have fun at the same time!  


Sign up for a collage making session 12/4 (7-8:30) or 1/5(4-5:30) at Create Community Studios. Class costs $30 and proceeds will benefit both organizations.
To find out more stop by at the market table at Schenectady Greenmarket or email:
sgcommunityoutreach@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

Community Table :

Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson
“Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson’s mission is to provide quality health care, to educate individuals to make informed sexual and reproductive decisions, and to advocate for reproductive rights.” 

 

What’s Fresh is brought to you in part by Blue Shield of Northeastern New York.

Music supported in part by a grant from Schenectady County.
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What’s fresh at market November 4th

New vendors and your old favorites will be here!
Come check out our winter home.  

 

It’s time to enjoy your fall favorites and keep warm with some of those delicious prepared foods and baked goods!

  It’s still apple season!

And there’s still plenty of fresh veg!    

Specials from our Vendors

Hope Valley Farm:  Red & green lettuce, salad mix, red, white, &fingerling potatoes, delicate, honeynut, acorn, & butternut winter squash, kale, swiss chard, brussel sprouts, garlic, pickled garlic scapes, garlic pesto, house plants and more

Marynard Farms:  Come join us at the Farmer’s Market this weekend!!  So much to choose from!  Gold Rush are finally here – just picked – fresh and delicious!  Or choose from one of our other 24 varieties of freshly picked apples – juicy and crunchy favorites like Gala, Honey Crisp, Pink Lady, Fuji, Granny Smith, Empire or Macoun or try one of our unusual or heirloom varieties – Jonathan, Ida Red, Jonagold, Mutsu, Blondee, Haralson Red, Wine Crisp, Stayman Winesap or Esopus Spitzenburgh.   Our fresh pressed apple cider served cold or hot is always a welcomed treat. Featured this week – PINK LADY APPLE CIDER! Delightfully crisp and citrusy, with a distinctly Pink Lady sweetness.  Light bodied, but full flavored.  Both delicious on their own, or mix with seltzer for a fresh and tasty spritzer.  A must try!!!  Or it’s the perfect pear you want?  Choose from Bosc, Bartlett or Magness – crunchy to smooth – all sweet and delicious – they just make you feel good!  Grapes are always a pleaser – we’ll have our seedless varieties of Jupiter and Mars, and of course – Concord Grapes – tasty and traditional. Nectarines remind us of summer on these chilly days! We’ll have lots of broccoli and colorful cauliflower! Try our sweet peppers in an array of fall colors – yellow, red, orange, purple and green – delicious in chili or soups or use raw to add crunch to salads!  Heirloom eggplant in beautiful shades of purple and white are just perfect for your delicious homemade dish. 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 tomatoes – from sweet as sugar to more savory. You’ll also find generous bunches of Curly Kale and Swiss Chard and fresh picked, tender cabbage!! That’s a mouthful – literally!!!  Look forward to seeing you! Thanks!

Mosaics by Christine:  Mosaics by Christine is looking forward to starting off the holiday season when we go inside this Sunday. Stop by to check out colorful gift ideas for the holidays. New lazy Susans, trivets, chess sets and skulls.

    

On the Market Stage:

10 – 12 Albany Symphony Pop-up Chamber Concert

12 – 2 Jeanine Ouderkirk one of our favorite performers from our summer concerts is back to kick off the winter market!

   Stop by the Kid’s Tablefor Crafts and Fun!

Make your own scarecrow decoration for fall!

Don’t forget the 10th Anniversary Harvest dinner coming up soon!

 

What’s Fresh is brought to you in part by Blue Shield of Northeastern New York.

 

10th Anniversary Harvest Dinner!

10th Anniversary Harvest Dinner!

Schenectady Greenmarket

10th Anniversay Harvest Dinner

Thursday, November 8, 2018
5:30 – 8:30 pm
River Stone Manor, Scotia

A culinary celebration of locally grown fare | live music | laughter

Music by Keith Pray

Guest Speaker Jeff Buell of “Do The Next Good Thing” and Sequence Development

Please reserve a seat at the table. If you can’t attend, kindly show us you’re with us in spirit.

$60 per person

RSVP by mail or purchase your tickets on line:

Buy tickets online now

“A cooperative spirit enjoys a better harvest.”
~ T.F. Hodge

This event is sponsored in part by:

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Art work by Mary Ann van Alstyne.  The “Schenectady and Me” community arts project engages community members in creating small collages depicting an image, realistic or abstract, of someting they love about Schenectady.  The longterm plan is to create ceramic tile sculptural benches throughout the city.  For more information or to donte to the project contact createcommunitystudios@gmail.con and mention Schenectady and Me.

What’s fresh at market October 14th?

What’s fresh at market October 14th?

Apples, Peaches, Pumpkins, Pears…

All your favorite fall fruits & veggies are here, along with tons of other delicious treats!

 

Fall Harvest has arrived!  But the mild fall weather means there are still lots of your summer favorites as well.

Pick up some pumpkins and gourds make your home look festive!
And don’t forget those beautiful fall bouquets!

Time for an apple pie?

  Our farmers have plenty of apples!

 

Maybe some delicious squash?

 

There will be lots to choose from!  

 

Specials from our vendors:

Electric City Roasters:  will have a limited quantity of our new Holiday Blend, Feestdagen!  A nod to Schenectady’s Dutch roots, it’s our version of the original Mokha Java.

Healthy Gourmet Kitchen:  Soup season has officially begun! Our mixes are great for a quick, healthy, delicious meal and many can be made in the slow cooker or instant pot.

Hudson Valley Hand-cut Scones:  New! Seasonal Maple Walnut Scones. Special for all flavors: Half dozen $16.

Maynard Farms:  Visit Maynard Farms at the Farmer’s Market to see our beautiful selection of fruits and veggies. The mild weather has helped our new plantings of beans, zucchini, summer squash and peas to thrive. What a treat to have such tasty, tender veggies this time of year. It is Fall, though, and the Apple harvest is in full swing! The crew at Maynard Farms is working extra hard picking lots of new, fresh apples. Wine Crisp, Cameo, Granny Smith, Braeburn, and yes, Evercrisp will join our already impressive selection of delicious apples. We’ve got your favorites like Honey Crisp, Gala, Fuji, Macoun, Pink Lady, Empire, MacIntosh, Red Delicious and Cortland.  Or try one of our unusual or heirloom varieties – Jonathan, Northern Spy, Ida Red, Jonagold, Mutsu, Blondee, Bramley’s Seedling, Staymen Winesap or Esopus Spitzenburgh. Something for everyone! Fresh pressed Apple Cider is a true taste of fall and a perfect treat, as are our delicious pears!  Crunchy Bosc or smooth and sweet Bartlett and Magness – it’s up to you!!  Grapes are always a pleaser – Concord, Mars, Jupiter and Marquis will be at markets this weekend.  If you’re like us, you can’t let go of summer just yet – we will have delicious Yellow and White Peaches and Nectarines.  We’ll also have lots of flavorful plums to choose from – Big Red Plums, Flavor Rich, and Italian Prune Plums, juicy and delicious!!  Don’t forget your veggies! We’ll have colorful cauliflower, delicious broccoli, sweet and hot peppers, cabbage and garlic. Our Heirloom eggplant in beautiful shades of purple and white are just perfect for your delicious homemade dish. Generous bunches of tender and sweet Curly Kale, Tuscan 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!  That’s a mouthful – literally!!!  Look forward to seeing you!

 

On the Market Stage:

10 – 12 South Allen — A market favorite is back for acoustic fun, soft rock, classic all mixed together for some “Mighty Fine Music.”

12 – 2 Martin Wakesburg — Singer/songwritter acoustic guitar.

 

Stop by the Kid’s Table for Crafts and Fun!

The Glenville YMCA will be at the market to help with fun crafts! Stop by and check it out!

Community Table  

Working Group on Girls will be at market with information about their important work for girls in Schenectady.

 

Local Expert

Schenectady City Council will be at market; talk with your local government representatives.

What’s Fresh is brought to you in part by Blue Shield of Northeastern New York.

Music supported in part by a grant from Schenectady County.
Get the weekly scoop on Downtown Schenectady’s events, performances, dining, shopping and more…Click here to subscribe! Find Free parking within walking distance from the market!

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