What’s fresh July 1st 2018.

What’s fresh July 1st 2018.

Get ready for July fourth!

We have everything you need to put together the perfect holiday cook out.  From burgers and beer to pickles and salads you can find what you’re looking for at Schenectady Greenmarket.  And don’t forget the amazing deserts to top off a fantastic celebration.

Music Schedule

10AM – 12PM
Half Moon Tribal Dancers and Drums Along the Mohawk

12PM – 2PM
Bill Ackerbauer

Local Expert

Fresh Taste Table:  Leslie Sawyer

Special Event at the Market!

There will be Yoga at the market with the Hot Yoga Spot in Albany!
Sessions will be 30 minutes and be held 10:30 – 11:00 and 11:15 – 11:45.
Stop by!

Sponsored by BlueShield of Northeastern NY

Community Table

Whispering Willows Wild Care

Children’s Activity

Get ready for the Fouth of July!
Create your own festive flag.

Specials from our Vendors

Mariaville Farm:  Fresh never-frozen Black Angus beef. Fresh never-frozen Pasture raised Chicken. Berkshire pork. Fresh Eggs from our free roaming hens.

Mariaville Mushroom Men: The Mushroom Men now have Mushroom coffee. Fresh Oyster, Shiitake, Lions Mane and Cinnamon cap Chestnut Mushrooms. Also Teas and seasonings.

Maynard Farms:Declare your Independence from the same old choices! Visit the Farmer’s Market to choose from what’s new, fresh and locally grown! Maynard Farms’ flavorful and delicious fruit and veggies will light up your taste buds like fireworks on the Fourth of July. Planning on a patriotic themed meal this July Fourth? Red, White and Blueberries – Strawberries, Raspberries and Blueberries served with pound cake and fresh whipped cream – the ideal summer dessert – easy and delicious. Or is it Cherries you want? We’ll have Sweet Cherries and Tart Cherries – both are an explosion of flavor! Our juicy, flavorful Apricots are sure to please – if you decide to share! You can not get more American than a beautiful Apple – check out our impressive array of crisp, tasty apples. From sweet Fuji, Golden Delicious, Empire, Macoun and Red Delicious – and tangy to tart Mutsu, Pink Lady, Stayman Winesap, MacIntosh, Braeburn and Gold Rush. Eaten out of hand or baked in a traditional all American Apple Pie, you cannot go wrong! Get your Garlic Scapes while you can! Tender and aromatic, but available for only a short time. Don’t miss out. The Snow and Snap Peas are tender and sweet! We’ll have a beautiful selection of baby greens fresh from the greenhouse. Baby Lettuce mixes, Dino Kale, Curly Kale, Swiss Chard. Our fresh pressed Apple Cider is always a welcomed treat – our traditional Orchard Blend and crisp, citrusy Pink Lady Cider. Something for everyone! Thank you from everyone at Maynard Farms – we look forward to seeing you – have a safe and Happy Fourth of July!

These are just some of our specials. With more than sixty vendors who sell prepared food, artisan crafts, fresh veggies, and more, we’ve got everything you need!

The Schenectady Greenmarket is sponsored in part by BlueShield of Northeastern New York.

Funding for our music program is made possible in part by a grant from the Schenectady County Legislature through its County Initiative Program.

This is What’s Fresh for June 3, 2018!

This is What’s Fresh for June 3, 2018!

Support the Schenectady Greenmarket!

Join us on Thursday, June 28th for our
Summer Celebration! 
5:30-7:30 pm
For tickets or more information:
Call Leesa Perazzo – (518) 334-1346

Music Schedule

10AM – 12PM
Bob Redmond12PM – 2PM
Ensemble Congeros

Local Expert

Ask the Co-Ops!
Stop by to chat with:
Electric City Food Co-op
Niskayuna Co-op
Honest Weight Food Co-op

Community Table

Local cookbook author
Alexandra Stafford
Bread Toast CrumbsRecipes for no-kneed loaves and meals to savor every slice!

Children’s Activity

Children drawing with mother

Join us for arts and crafts!

Specials from our Vendors

Mariaville Farms: They are finally ready… our fresh pasture raised chicken! Also available: fresh eggs, black angus beef, and Berkshire pork.

Mariaville Mushroom Men: Fresh gourmet mushrooms, teas, seasonings and more. Come and get ’em!

Maynard Farms: It won’t be long now! The early summer crops are really coming along and will be ready before we know it! Strawberries, Snap Peas, Raspberries and then Blackberries. We can hardly wait! While the plants keep working their magic, visit Maynard Farms at the Farmer’s Markets this weekend. We’ll have a beautiful selection of baby greens fresh from the greenhouse. Baby lettuce mixes, Dino Kale, Curly Kale, Swiss Chard, Baby Spinach and delicate Breakfast Radishes. We’ll also have lots of crisp, tasty apples to choose from – sweet Fuji, Golden Delicious, Empire, Macoun, Gala, Jonagold and Red Delicious – and tangy to tart Mutsu, Pink Lady, Stayman Winesap, MacIntosh, Ida Red, Braeburn and Gold Rush. Our farm fresh Apple Cider is always a welcomed treat – our traditional Orchard Blend, crisp, citrusy Pink Lady Cider and featured this week – GALA Apple Cider!! Sweet and delicious!! Something for everyone! Thank you from everyone at Maynard Farms – we look forward to seeing you!

Mosaics by Christine: We’re doing some spring cleaning. Come and check out my mosaic sale table this Sunday. There are also lots of mosaic lazy Susans, trivets, chess sets and a mosaic backgammon table.

Puckers Gourmet: Wait until you see this weekend’s line up! Beets, giardinera, full sours, and so much more! Stop by this weekend and experience just how good a pickle can be!

Taj Mahal Restaurant: Snack and Stroll the Green Market with our healthy “Veggie Pattie,” made with lentils and spinach unique source of protein. It is vegan and gluten-free.

These are just some of our specials. With more than sixty vendors who sell prepared food, artisan crafts, fresh veggies, and more, we’ve got everything you need!

 

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.
What’s fresh for May 27th 2018

What’s fresh for May 27th 2018

Support the Schenectady Greenmarket!

Join us on Thursday, June 28th for our
Summer Celebration!
5:30-7:30 pm
For tickets or more information:
Call Leesa Perazzo – (518) 334-1346

Music Schedule

10am – 2pm
Running the River 

Community Table

Whispering Willow Wildcare
Come meet some of natures amazing creatures!

Children’s Activity

Join us and make your own owl to take home.

Specials from our Vendors

Mariaville Farms: FRESH never frozen Black Angus beef.

Mariaville Mushroom Men: Are you looking for that extra special dish to perfect your Memorial Day dinner? The Mariaville Mushroom Men have the perfect ingredients for your meal. Wow your guest with vegetarian Lions Mane crab cakes, dry fry up some Poppinos (which taste like bacon), make some Oyster mushroom chips, or roast up our bold and nutty Cinnamon Caps with mixed vegetables. No matter what flavor you are looking for, we have you covered with the freshest and most unique mushrooms you can find. AND we have lots of suggestions on the perfect way to cook all our mushrooms.

Maynard Farms: We may have grown tired of the rain, but the cool, cloudy days have been ideal for planting the vegetable fields. Thanks to our hearty crew who braved the weather to get the job done. As we share Memorial Day weekend with our families and friends, we’ll hope for some sun! Our greenhouse is full of baby kale, lettuce, swiss chard, spinach and tender radishes ready for markets this weekend. Come by Maynard Farms for some crisp, tasty apples. Lots to choose from – sweet Fuji, Golden Delicious, Empire, Macoun, Gala, Jonagold, Cortland, Wine Crisp and Red Delicious – and tangy to tart Mutsu, Pink Lady, Stayman Winesap, MacIntosh, Ida Red, Braeburn and Gold Rush. Our farm fresh Apple Cider is always a welcomed treat – our traditional blend, crisp, citrusy Pink Lady Cider and featured this week – GALA Apple Cider!! Sweet and delicious!! Something for everyone! Thank you from everyone at Maynard Farms – we look forward to seeing you!

Nine Pine Cider:  We just did our final canning day for Cidre Rosé. Make sure to grab some because that’s it!

Puckers Gourmet: What better to add to your holiday picnic than a jar of puckers ferments!  We have dilly sweets for that burger, Pak Dong for that sandwich! How about a nyc 1/2 sour pickle for some serious crunch?!
Swing by this weekend and experience just how good a pickle can be!

These are just some of our specials. With more than sixty vendors who sell prepared food, artisan crafts, fresh veggies, and more, we’ve got everything you need!

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
What’s fresh for Earth Day at Schenectady Greenmarket?

What’s fresh for Earth Day at Schenectady Greenmarket?

Celebrate Earth Day at the Schenectady Greenmarket!

Come on down, shop, grap some lunch and check out all the funs things going on at market this week!  While you’re there don’t forget to stop by the Earth Day Fair downstairs.

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm

Lecco Morris and Adam Siegel

12pm – 2pm

Ouderkirk/Grudecki Jazz Duo

Local Expert

Community Hospice

Community Table

Give Hope a Home
Northeast Parent and Child Society
Therapeutic Foster family Program

Children’s Activity

Celebrate Earth Day!

Specials from our Vendors

Healing Path Massage:  Jennifer and Deborah will be offering chair massage this Sunday. You’ll be pleasantly surprised at how good you will feel if you stop by and let them loosen up your tight neck, shoulders and back. Give it a try!

Lovin’ Mama Farm:  Certified Organic micro greens, shoots, and greens from the high tunnel. Also, cat grass, living trays of micro greens, and dried flower wreathes.

Mariaville Farm and Mariaville Mushroom Men: Meat and Mushrooms a great combo. Black Angus steaks and fresh Mariaville Mushrooms. Stock up on eggs or share with a friend, 3 dozen $10.00.

Maynard Farms: This Earth Day visit your Farmer’s Market for locally and responsibly grown produce. Visit Maynard Farms to sample the fruits of our every day celebration of the Earth! Lots of crispy and delicious apples – sweet Fuji, Golden Delicious, Ruby Rose, Empire, Macoun, Gala and Red Delicious – and tangy to tart Mutsu, Pink Lady, Stayman Winesap, MacIntosh, Ida Red, Braeburn and Gold Rush. Bring home a beautiful bouquet of Peach or Apricot Blossoms – pretty and fragrant and a perfect symbol of Spring. As always, our fresh pressed apple cider served cold or hot is always a welcomed treat. And back by popular demand – 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!!! Don’t forget potatoes! Adirondack Red and Yukon Gold. Something for everyone! Satisfying and delicious baked or roasted. Happy Earth Day!! We look forward to seeing you!

Taj Mahal Restaurant: Enjoy our vegan and gluten free Veggie Pattie. Made from lentils and spinach this snack is filling and strolls the market with you.

WASH Green and Clean: We back in full swing. We will have our 4 scents of laundry soap in 3 sizes. We have a sale on our medium bags. On sale 10$ from 12$. We also have a special if you purchase 40$ you get 5$ off a future purchase of 25$ or more. Check out our amazing products and we are looking forward to seeing you Sunday in Proctors from 10-2. Our last market will be 4/29.

These are just some of our specials. With more than sixty vendors who sell prepared food, artisan crafts, fresh veggies, and more, we’ve got everything you need!

Don’t forget the Earth Day Fair downstairs at Proctors!
The Schenectady Greenmarket is sponsored in part by BlueShield of Northeastern New York.

Funding for our music program is made possible in part by a grant from the Schenectady County Legislature through its County Initiative Program.

What’s fresh for January 7th, 2018.

What’s fresh for January 7th, 2018.

Join us for the first market of 2018!

It may be cold outside, but the weather inside Proctors is always warm and dry.  Come and check ot the best of what our local vendors have to offer and enjoy an indoor festival of crafts, food, music and more.

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm
Drums Along th Mohawk and Half Moon Tribal Dancers

12pm – 2pm
The Sigma Sound Project

Children’s Activity

Celebarting the snow and cold with arts and crafts.

Community Table

Schenectady Light Opera Company 
with a taste of their upcoming show
Jesus Christ Superstar

 

Specials from our Vendors

Evolve Handcrafted Soap:  Handcrafted soaps made in small batches with certified organic, all natural vegetable oils and butters. We source many of our ingredients locally, including craft beer for our beer soaps and local goat’s milk for our goat’s milk soaps.

Healing Path Massage: We will have Jennifer and Jean offering chair massage this Sunday. Post Holiday stress can be relieved with Massage. Let them loosen those tight muscles.

Maynard Farms: What better way to escape the winter weather than visiting the Farmer’s Market this weekend! Maynard Farms will have lots of crunchy and delicious apples and pears to help take away your winter blues! So many varieties – sweet Empire, Golden Delicious, Ruby Rose, Evercrisp Suncrisp and Cameo to tangy Stayman Winesap, Ida Red, Braeburn, Winecrisp and Pink Lady. 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 pancakes, salads or desserts! Our fresh pressed apple cider served cold or hot is always a welcomed treat. We’ll have cabbage and a beautiful selection of winter squash to accompany your meal. Celeriac adds tons of flavor to potatoes, stuffing and roasted vegetables. Add potatoes for a satisfying and healthy side dish – Irish White, Yukon Gold, Red Skinned White, Adirondack Blue and of course Sweet Potatoes!! Thank you to all of our customers and a Happy and Peaceful New Year from everyone at Maynard Farms!!

Puckers Gourmet: DILLY BEANS ARE HERE!!!
You asked, and we listened!!
Back by popular demand… crunchy, tangy, packed with probiotics …
fermented dilly beans will be at market this weekend!!

Slate Valley Farms:  Happy New Year, we will not be at the market on the 7th due to a family obligation, see you on 1/14/18

Taj Mahal Restaurant:  Finger licking chicken tikka masala and protein-rich-vegan, “veggie pattie”.

These are just some of our specials. With more than sixty vendors who sell prepared food, artisan crafts, fresh veggies, homemade lemonade and more, we’ve got everything you need!

What’s Fresh December 17

What’s Fresh December 17

It’s the last market before Christmas!

Time to prepare for that holiday feast and pick up some locally made gifts for the special people in your life.   At Schenectady Greenmarket, we love to support small farmers and creators–Buy Local, Eat Local, right? Its easy for you to do so when you have so much great stuff to choose from.

This Sunday we’ll be having a free gift basket wrapping station.

1.  Pick up a basket 
2.  Fill it up with items from your favorite vendors
3.  Bring it back to the station and we’ll wrap it

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm
Debbie Fish and the Crowd Pleasers

12pm – 2pm
Sympathetic Stranger

Children’s Activity

Holiday cards and decorations.

Community Table

Catholic Charities
Stay Healthy with SNAP

Specials from our Vendors

Healing Path Massage: Jennifer and Jean Marie will be offering chair massage this Sunday. De-stress your tight muscles and purchase a Holiday gift certificate to de-stress a loved one. You’ll both enjoy your Holidays much more comfortably.

Healthy Gourmet Kitchen: It’s soup and slow cooker season! Our seasoning mixes make it so easy to set it and forget it. They make great presents too!

Hope Valley Farm: TOMATOES, red cabbage, prepped brussel sprouts, kale, tat soi, red, white, fingerling potatoes, red & yellow onions, garlic, pickled scapes, garlic pesto, acorn, butternut winter squash, leeks, Holiday wreaths, swags, & table pieces.
Hope Valley Farm will be absent from the market Dec. 31 2017 thru Jan. 15, 2018

Mariaville Farm: We will have our whole product line as well as perfect stocking stuffers and holiday gifts!!!!

Maplebrook Farm:  Maplebrook Holiday Gift Bag: Any 5 Maplebrook cheeses (excluding Burrata) in a Maplebrook print cooler bag. Offered at $27 for a limited time.

Maynard Farms: Let Maynard Farms help make your Holiday Meals extra special! Come and stock up this weekend – this will be the last Farmer’s Market before Christmas!!! From apples to winter squash, we have you covered. Start with delicious slices of Fuji, Evercrisp and Winecrisp apples and Bartlett, Bosc and Spartlett pears with cheese and crackers for a tasty and fresh appetizer. Fruit slices are perfect to snack on and help make your fruit platter beautiful. Apples and pears add flavor and crunch to salads and stuffing. Lots of choices like Ida Red, Empire and McIntosh make a tasty apple sauce. And don’t forget dessert! Use Mom’s no fail baking assortment – 3 Ida Red, 3 Stayman Winesap and 1 large Golden Delicious for sweetness make a great pie or crisp – the mix of apples creates a wonderful blend of texture and flavor. Our fresh pressed apple cider served cold or hot is always a welcomed treat. We’ll have cabbage and a beautiful selection of winter squash to accompany your meal. Celeriac adds tons of flavor to potatoes, stuffing and roasted vegetables. It’s not a holiday meal without potatoes!! Irish White, Yukon Gold, Red Skinned White, Adirondack Blue and of course Sweet Potatoes!! Thank you to all of our customers and a Happy and Peaceful Holiday Season from everyone at Maynard Farms!!

Mosaics by Christine:  Mosaics by Christine has great gift ideas. Who doesn’t want a mosaic Christmas tree, table, Lazy Susan, mirror, skull or trivet…great stocking stuffers.

Nine Pine Cider Works: Introducing the new Blueberry Peach Cobbler candle! Made by Collar City Candle in Troy, NY inspired by the sweet bubbly goodness of our Blueberry Peach Cobbler Limited Reserve hard cider. Match the candle with it’s cider buddy for a lovely gift.

Puckers Gourmet: OLIVES ARE HERE!!!!!!!!!
Our once a year ferment will be at market this weekend!
Crunchy, loaded with live cultures, and absolutely yummy.
This is the perfect gift for the “foodie” on your list!

Slate Valley Farm:  Spend $25.00 or more from our holiday maple selection and you can pick a prize ornament from our “maple tree”!  Everyone wins a sweet treat and one grand ornament is worth a $50.00 gift card to our farm.

Vermont Spatzle: New for the holiday season, we will be offering gift certificates at the market. Give the gift of spatzle to your friends and family or even to yourself. We will be offering a special purchase on a gift certificate good for 1 retail package of spatzle ($6.00 value). We will be selling these certificates for only $5.00, a $1.00 savings. These certificates are only redeemable at the Schenectady Farmers Markets or directly through the Vermont Spatzle Company.

WASH Green and Clean: We will have our whole product line as well as perfect stocking stuffers and holiday gifts!!!!

Wellingtons Herbs and Spices:  Our herbs and herb vinegar gift baskets will be perfect for your holiday giving! Our dried flowers will help you think Spring! Stock your herb rack with our organic herbs and spices. “Have a Blessed Holiday”

Yankee Distillers: New bottlings of our Yankee Bourbon and Rye Whiskeys, in 750mL & 375mL sizes, as well as our popular “Grownup Happy Meal” 2-Bottle Gift Pack!

These are just some of our specials. With more than sixty vendors who sell prepared food, artisan crafts, fresh veggies, homemade lemonade and more, we’ve got everything you need!

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