Come discover all the delicious things our local farmers and other vendors have to offer all winter long
Our vendors have lots of delicious baked goods, prepared foods and take out items.
Even though it’s cold outside our farmers have lots fresh local fruits and vegetables.
Specials from our vendors:
Delmar Sharpener: Bring your dull knives, scissors, and garden tools for sharpening by the Delmar Sharpener. Bring them in before 11am to guarantee same day service on knives.
Healing Path Massage: Jennifer and Raven will be there to offer chair masssge to those in need this Sunday. Stop by to relieve some post holiday stress!
Maynard Farms: Keep your healthy New Year’s resolutions on track! Visit Maynard Farms at the Farmer’s Market this weekend for lots of locally grown apples and pears. Apples and pears are a good fiber source, nutrient rich and as a bonus, crunchy and delicious! So many varieties – sweet Empire, Golden Delicious, Evercrisp, Suncrisp and Cameo to tangy Stayman Winesap, Ida Red, Braeburn, Gold Rush, Pink Lady and more. And pears – crunchy and sweet Bosc and smooth and sweet Bartlett! Both so good, it will be hard to choose!! All delicious on their own, or can be added to yogurt, oatmeal, smoothies, salads or make a healthy dessert! Our fresh pressed apple cider served cold or hot is always a welcomed treat. Try our Orchard Blend or Pink Lady. Spiced Hot Cider is perfect for these chilly days. Don’t forget our Sweet Potatoes for a nutrient and vitamin rich side dish. Thank you to all of our customers from everyone at Maynard Farms!!
Buy local for the holidays with a basket from the market in three easy steps:
Pick up a FREE basket at our wrapping station
Fill it with items from your favorite vendors
Bring it back to the wrapping station for FREE wrapping.
So many great ideas at market for those holiday meals and some fantastic locally made gifts!
Our farmers still have lots fresh foods from the farm along with some beautiful decorations to make your holiday festive.
Specials from our vendors:
Delmar Sharpener: Bring your dull knives in before 11am to guarantee same day service!
Evolve Handcrafted Soap: We will have our newest soap, called Seductive Citrus Hand-Milled Beer Soap. This is a handcrafted, hand-milled soap made with organic vegetable oils and butters, organic coconut milk, and locally brewed beer. It has a refreshing citrusy fragrance, perfect as a pick-me-up in the shower! These are larger bars of soap, weighing a minimum of 3.75 oz. Stop by and check out these soaps on Sunday!
Healing Path:Jennifer Cross & Jean Marie Sefcovic will be offering chair massage & gift certificates for purchase. Stop by. Season’s Greetings.
Hope Valley Farm: Brussel Sprouts, onions, fingerling potatoes, red & white potatoes, kale, 4 varieties of garlic, pickled garlic scapes, garlic pesto, winter squash, pickled jalapeno peppers, holiday wreaths & sprays, house plants,
Maynard Farms: Make a trip to the Farmer’s Market part of your holiday plan this weekend. You’ll find fresh and delicious produce, as well as locally created products that are perfect for holiday gifts. Maynard Farms will have a beautiful selection of fruit and veggies to help keep your fridge and pantry stocked! Apples, pears and grapes are as versatile as they are delicious. All make a satisfying snack while you’re on the go or can be used with cheese and crackers for an easy appetizer or tasty dessert when company comes calling. We’ve got your favorites – Bosc and Bartlett Pears and lots of apples – Honey Crisp, Gala, Fuji, Cameo, Macoun, Golden Delicious, Pink Lady, Empire or MacIntosh. Or try one of our unusual or heirloom varieties – Gold Rush, Jonathan, Ida Red, Mutsu, Winecrisp, Blondee, Evercrisp or Esopus Spitzenburgh. Mars grapes are sweet and flavorful – perfect to snack on or when used to dress up a fruit platter. Our fresh pressed Apple Cider is a favorite treat! Try our Orchard Blend – sweet and flavorful or Pink Lady – delightfully crisp and citrusy, with a distinctly Pink Lady sweetness. Light bodied, but full flavored. Spiced Hot Cider is perfect for these chilly days. Our cider also makes the perfect mixer for adult cocktails. A must try!!! And of course our hearty vegetables will keep you feeling full and satisfied as the weather gets colder – Brussel Sprouts, cabbage, tender braising greens and celeriac. It is definitely potato weather!! Our Sweet Potatoes are moist and delicious!! That’s a mouthful – literally!! Look forward to seeing you at the farmers markets!! Thank you!!
Mosaics by Christine: Mosaics by Christine will be at the market for the last time this season returning in May. Still time to pick up that special mosaic lazy Susan, chess set or table, trivets and much more.
Taj Mahal Restaurant: Finger licking Rice Pudding
Ulster Soaps: Last chance to stock-up on handmade artisan soaps and body products before Christmas. I’ll have fresh batches of my famous body butter and brand new pressed botanical bath bombs.
On the market stage:
10 – 12: Gabriela Giordano Folk rock/current folk/alternative
12 – 2: Lifeline Duo Acoustic/Electric folk, rock, blues, original – Piano and Guitar- based
Stop by the Kid’s Table for Crafts and Fun With the Glenville YMCA!
Cookbook Swap at the Market!
If you have any cookbooks or cooking magazines you don’t want, bring them to the market this weekend. You can pick out a new one and exchange the ones you no longer want.
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.
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:
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.”
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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.
“A cooperative spirit enjoys a better harvest.”
~ T.F. Hodge
This event is sponsored in part by:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and mention Schenectady and Me.