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!

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!

Start your holiday shopping here.

December has arrived. 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. Start your shopping early and pick up an artisan item while you’re grabbing food for the week.

For the next two Sundays, we’ll be doing a free gift basket wrapping station. Pick up a basket, fill it up, and we’ll make it pretty for you once you’re done.

Free Parking Downtown!
Because of the many events going on downtown this weekend Metroplex has waived all parking fees for the entire weekend. While you’re in downtown Schenectady you might want to check out the Holiday Bazaar across the street on Jay!Are you planning on shopping at the Open Door Bookstore on Jay Street this month?
The Open Door is doing a great promotion for local nonprofits where they will donate 15% of any purchase during specific windows. They will be doing this for the Schenectady Greenmarket on Monday, December 11 between 6PM and 7:30PM.

So if you want to do a little shopping at the Open Door, consider going during our window and helping us out!
Read more on our website.

Specials from our Vendors

Assembly Coffee Roasters: We have two NEW coffees out this week! The Central Americans are back in season and they are beautiful this year. Come see us and grab a bag of one of our new offerings!

Healing Path Massage: Wendell and Jennifer will be at the market this week to offer chair massage and sell Holiday Gift Certificates. You won’t be disappointed if you stop and let them loosen up your sore muscles.

Hope Valley Farm: Premium holiday wreaths & swags, TOMATOES, baby Tat Soi, prepped brussel Sprouts, red cabbage, kale, leeks, red, white, blue, & fingerling potatoes, red & yellow onions, French shallots, acorn & butternut squash, garlic, garlic pesto, pickled scapes,

Inspire Wanderlust: Unique, handmade scarfs great for gifting this holiday season! We also have handmade, all natural candles and interesting items made out of recycled wine bottles!

Maynard Farms: Visit the farmer’s market this weekend to satisfy all of your holiday needs – great local produce along with great local gift ideas! We have 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. Pears are perfect on their own, but even better when added to salads or served with cheese and crackers! Our fresh pressed apple cider served cold or hot is always a welcomed treat. 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 a beautiful selection of winter squash. It is definitely potato weather!! Irish White, Yukon Gold, Red Skinned White, Adirondack Blue and of course Sweet Potatoes!!!

Nine Pin Cider Works: Whether it be a classy bottle of Cider Monster ’16 or something new to the palate like the Lion’s Share Bourbon Barrel Aged Hard Cider, we have the best gifts for lovers of New York apples over 21. Also, come check out Troy-based Collar City Candle’s Nine Pin hard cider-inspired candle collection at our table, as well as some cider scented soaps by Rad Soap Co. So many awesome gifts!

Puckers Gourmet: Not sure what to bring for that holiday party? How about a jar of delicious and healthy pickles? Our international award winning pickles are a crowd pleaser! With a bountiful offering of ferments at market this weekend, we are pretty sure there is a pickle to please everyone!

Ulster Soaps: We will have adorable $25 gift boxes all ready for you to gift to friends and loved ones. Check-out our full stock of bath bombs, aftershave and body scrubs.

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.

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!


Market Activities

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm
Ron Gordon

12pm – 2pm
Anna Portillo

Children’s Activity

Holiday cards and decorations.

Community Table

Yoga Bliss – Mary Clare O’Connor

 

 

 

What’s Fresh for the Market on December 3

What’s Fresh for the Market on December 3

Start your holiday shopping here.

December has arrived. 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. Start your shopping early and pick up an artisan item while you’re grabbing food for the week.

The two weeks following this Sunday, we’ll be doing a free gift basket wrapping station. Pick up a basket, fill it up, and we’ll make it pretty for you once you’re done.

Specials from Our Vendors this Week

Electric City Roasters: Come try our newest coffee from Peru – from a co-op supporting gender equity since 1967! We’re also taking orders for holiday gift boxes for pick-up at the 12/17 market.

Healing Path Massage: Jennifer and Deborah will be there to offer chair massage this Sunday. We are in the midst of the Holiday hustle and bustle. Stop by and let our therapists loosen up your stressed, tight neck and back muscles.

Highland Farm: We are starting our X-mas antler sales this Sunday. We also have three new smoked sausages which we will sample as well.

Hope Valley Farm: Premium wreaths & sprays, tomatoes, prepped brussel sprouts, red & yellow onions, red, white & fingerling potatoes, French shallots, red cabbage, baby Tat Soi, leeks, celeriac, acorn & butternut squash, garlic, pickled scapes, pesto.

Maynard Farms: Take a break from your holiday rush to visit us at the farmer’s market this weekend! 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. Our fresh pressed apple cider served cold or hot is always a welcomed treat. 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 a beautiful selection of winter squash. It is definitely potato weather!! Irish White, Yukon Gold, Red Skinned White, Adirondack Blue and of course Sweet Potatoes!! That’s a mouthful – literally!! Look forward to seeing you at the farmers markets!! Thank you!!

Mosaics by Christine: Only 2 more opportunities to buy that mosaic gift before the holidays are here. Mosaic tables, chess sets, lazy susans, trivets and skulls.

Nine Pin Cider Works: The famously delicious Blueberry Peach Cobbler Limited Reserve hard cider is back! Pick up a bottle of BPC and the class, champagne-like Cider Monster ’16 as great holiday gifts for Nine Pin fans and new converts to New York’s best hard cider alike!

Puckers Gourmet: We are proud to announce that our Pak Dong took home a first place ribbon last week at the international pickle competition! This Thai fermented gem is outstanding on its own, on pulled pork, fish tacos, sandwiches… the list goes on. Come by this weekend and sample this blue ribbon winner for your self!

Ulster Soaps: We will have affordable gift boxes available for both men and women in addition to great stocking stuffers.

The Vermont Spatzle Company: Our new 2lb family value pack of our famous spatzle was a hit at last week’s market, so big we will continue to offer it to our Schenectady Winter Market customers. We will have lots of family packs at a very attactive price. Stop by to say hello and have a sample and find out what Spatzle-Mania is all about.

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!

Market Activities

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm
Bruce Blinn-Knapp

12pm – 2pm
Dave Moore

Children’s Activity

Glenville YMCA will be here.

Community Table

EmUrgent Care

This is what’s fresh for November 26th.

This is what’s fresh for November 26th.

Start your holiday shopping here.

Schenectady Greenmarket has lots of fantastic stuff to eat from our local farmers, bakers, dairies and chefs, but we are not just about the food.  We have so many wonderful gift ideas at the market: beautiful crafts, jewlery, wine, greeting cards, yarn, soaps, pet treats, coffee… 

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm
Kurt Seigel

12pm – 2pm
Hoot Owl Moon

Children’s Activity

Glenville YMCA will be here.

Specials from our Vendors

Healing Path Massage: Will be there to offer chair massage this Sunday. You can de-stress and loosen those stiff muscles if you stop by and get a session. Come see how they might help you.

Maynard 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 or Macoun or something more uncommon like Evercrisp, King Spencer, Ruby Rose, Blondee, Winecrisp, Jonagold or Autumn’s Glory. Our Heirloom varieties like Esopus Spitzenburg, 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, Bartlett or Magness pears – all are sure to please!! Our fresh pressed apple cider served cold or hot is always a welcomed treat. 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 a beautiful selection of winter squash. It is definitely potato weather!! Irish White, Yukon Gold, Red Skinned White, Adirondack Blue and of course Sweet Potatoes!! That’s a mouthful – literally!! Look forward to seeing you at the farmers markets!! Thank you!!

Rocket’s Canine Cookies will have their signature biscuits all dressed up for the holidays and ready for gift giving. 36 biscuits in decorated jars for just $15.00. We will also have our all natural paw balm, perfect for this time of year to protect your dogs paws from​ the cold outside. Rocket’s will be selling Carrot Pupcakes with cream cheese frosting for $5.00 and don’t forget Figaro’s Favorite Cat Treats. Tuna or Salmon in 4 oz. boxes for $5.00.

R&G Cheese:  We are offering new cheeses:  a Sheep’s milk creamy, medium sharp CHEDDAR with a little extra character; acow’s milk creamy, medium sharp CHEDDAR; and a Sheep’s milk BLUE CHEESE.

The Vermont Spatzle Company:  Our new 2lb family value pack of our famous spatzle was a hit at last weeks market, so big we sold out.  Once again, we will have lots of family packs at a very attactive price. Stop by to say hello and have a sample and find out what Spatzle-Mania is all about.

This is what’s fresh November 19th!

This is what’s fresh November 19th!

Thanksgiving is almost here!

We have everything you need to create the perfect holiday feast for family and friends!  Potatoes, onions, brussel sprouts, sweet potatoes, and so many varieties of squash…
Whether you need apples or pumpkins to bake a pie, or you prefer to buy a delicious dessert made by one of our wonderful bakers you can find it at Schenectady Greenmarket.

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm
Martin Wakesberg

12pm – 2pm
Fearless Fretters

Children’s Activity

We will be making our own Thanksgiving “turkeys”.

Specials from our Vendors

Barbers Farm:  The flavors of fall are at their best from Barbers Farm! Come find us for: sweet potatoes, winter squashes, onions, potatoes, celeriac, beets, purple top turnip, garlic, celery, kale, collards, leeks and swiss chard.

Freddy’s Rockin’ Hummus: Freddy’s has our Fall Flavors waiting for you! Try our Cranberry Herb Hummus and Pumpkin Hummus- perfect for the Holidays!

Healing Path Massage: Jennifer and Deborah will be there to offer chair massage this Sunday. You can de-stress and loosen those stiff muscles if you stop by and get a session. Come see how they might help you.

Hope Valley Farm: Tomatoes, lettuce, arugula, red cabbage, curly & tuscano kale, yellow & red onions, fingerling, red, & white potatoes, garlic, winter squashes, prepped brussel sprouts, tat soi, fresh cilantro pickled scapes, and garlic pesto.

Maynard Farms: Let Maynard Farms help make your Thanksgiving meal extra special! From apples to winter squash, we have you covered. Start with delicious slices of Fuji, Evercrisp and Winecrisp apples and Bartlett, Bosc and Magness pears with cheese and crackers for a tasty and fresh appetizer. Sweet and flavorful grapes 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 Cortland, Macoun and McIntosh to make a tasty apple sauce. And don’t forget dessert! Northern Spy are the traditional star baking apple. Or use Mom Betty’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 Brussel Sprouts, 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 Thanksgiving 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 Thanksgiving from everyone at Maynard Farms!!

Mosaics by Christine has many great gift ideas for the holidays from mosaic lazy Susans to skulls! Get them while they last.

Puckers Gourmet llc– A fresh batch of full garlic sours will be at market this weekend!
Sour, crunchy, loaded with garlic and spices as well as a healthy dose of probiotics, this pickle is absolutely amazing!

The Vermont Spatzle Company:  Just in time for the holidays, we will be introducing a 2lb family value pack of our famous spatzle at a very attactive price. Stop by to say hello and have a sample and find out what Spatzle-Mania is all about.

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!

This is what’s fresh for November 12th.

This is what’s fresh for November 12th.

We are back inside at Proctors!

It finally feels like fall, but don’t worry the weather inside Proctors is always beautiful.  Come down this Sunday and check out our new winter vendors and say hello to your old favorites.  We have something for everyone at Schenectady Greenmarket.

 

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm
Anna Portillo

12pm – 2pm
South Allen

Children’s Activity

We will be making festive autumn wreaths.

Community Table 

Cornell Cooperative Extension will be at market showing you how to make an indoor terrarium.

Specials from our Vendors

Barbers Farm:  The flavors of fall are at their best from Barbers Farm! Come find us for: sweet potatoes, winter squashes, onions, potatoes, celeriac, beets, purple top turnip, garlic, celery, kale, collards, leeks and swiss chard.

Healing Path Massage: We will be offering chair massage this Sunday. Come and see how we can help your tight sore muscles. Relax and destress before the holiday season begins.

Mariaville Farm: Fresh Duck and fresh Chicken. We still have a few Turkeys available. Black Angus steaks, roasts, ground and much more. Pork from our Pasture raised Berkshire pigs. Fresh eggs $5 a dozen or 2 dozen for $8.00.

Maynard Farm: Come join us at the Farmer’s Markets this weekend!! Choose from one of our 30 varieties of just picked apples – sweet and crunchy favorites like Gala, Honey Crisp, Fuji or Macoun or something more uncommon like Evercrisp, King Spencer, Ruby Rose, Blondee, Winecrisp, Jonagold or Autumn’s Glory. Our Heirloom varieties like Esopus Spitzenburg, Northern Spy, Ida Red and Arkansas Black won’t disappoint! Our fresh pressed Apple Cider is a true taste of fall! 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! Sweet, delicious and seedless Jupiter grapes are just great! Don’t forget your veggies – Broccoli and colorful cauliflower are just loving this weather! Use Celeriac to add texture and flavor to potatoes, soups, stews and salads. Try our sweet peppers in an array of fall colors – yellow, red, orange, purple and chocolate brown – 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. The chilly weather have you craving something hearty and satisfying?? Try some of our fall veggies – Irish White, Yukon Gold, Red Skinned White, Adirondack Blue and Sweet potatoes will be available along with Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, garlic and lots of colorful winter squash. That’s a mouthful – literally!!! Look forward to seeing you! Thanks!

Nine Pin Cider:  Join us Saturday, Nov. 11th from 11am – 6pm for our 4th annual PRESSING PARTY at our cidery in downtown Albany! Come cheer on the Nine Pin crew as we press over 100 varieties of apples into our 2017 “Monster” cider blend, and celebrate all things pressed, including the release of the 2016 batch of The Cider Monster! 2015 and 2016 Cider Monster batches will be available at the market this weekend!

Puckers Gourmet llc– What a way to open the winter markets!
Thank you all for your loyal support!  We have an amazing lineup this weekend of ferments with one of the tastiest batches of Kim chi to date!  Stop by this weekend, sample, and experience just how good a pickle can be!!

Rocket’s Canine Cookies will be offering all natural, handmade biscuits in flavors like Gluten Free Peanut Butter and Bacon Cheddar. We will also have all natural paw balm for dried out paws from the cold and salted outdoor surfaces. Figaro’s Favorite Cat Treats will have all natural, handmade cat treats in flavors like Tuna and Salmon.

The Vermont Spatzle Company:  We are very excited to be joining the Schenectady Winter Market this year. We makers of the only Gluten Free, No Boil, GMO-Free, fresh German egg noodle call Spatzle.We are joining the market to introduce market goers to the most delicious and easiest to prepare pasta available. Stop by to say hello and have a sample and find out what Spatzle-Mania is all about.

Wash Green and Clean will have full stock of all natural laundry detergents and eco friendly cleaning products available

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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