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!

This is what’s fresh for November 5th.

This is what’s fresh for November 5th.

We are back inside at Proctors!

It’s the first week of the new winter market and we are welcoming back lots of old vendors and plenty of new ones.  This year the market will all be on one floor in Robb Alley and in the GE Theater.  Don’t miss any of the excitement as we kick off our new season.

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm
Mark Baptiste

12pm – 2pm
Rick and Marilyn

Children’s Activity

C.R.E.A.T.E. Community Studios will be at the market painting Water Color Mandalas!

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 have Jennifer and Jean Marie offering chair massage this Sunday. Come and see how they can help your tight sore muscles. Relax and destress before the holiday season begins.

Maynard Farms:  Come join us at the Indoor Farmer’s Market at Proctor’s Theater this weekend!! So much to choose from! Stayman Winesap are finally here – just picked and tangy and juicy! Or choose from one of our other 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 must try with layered flavors of Pink Lady, Mutsu, Braeburn, Cameo, Granny Smith, Evercrisp, Northern Spy, Winecrisp and Arkansas Black!! 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 Faith, Jupiter and Marquis. The weather has been kind to us and we are continuing to pick lots of fresh and delicious veggies – tender and delicious beans – Green, Wax, Flat, and yes, Marvel of Venice and Dragon’s Tongue. Also, 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. Or choose from zucchini, summer squash, kale, arugula, garlic or cabbage. 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, Adirondack Blue and Sweet potatoes will be available along with Brussel Sprouts and lots of winter squash. That’s a mouthful – literally!!! Look forward to seeing you! Thanks!

Merry Hill Farm:  We are back this Winter with Alpaca products from our herd of 29 alpacas. We have alpaca yarn and roving, hand knit hats, scarves, and mitts; felted hats and and innersoles; and a great selection of alpaca socks, gloves, and mittens. Stop by and find somethig warm and soft for yourself or a gift.

Mosaics by Christine:  So many beautiful mosaic pieces for holiday gifts. Tables, lazy Susans, mirrors, trivets, chess sets and tables and of course skulls!

Puckers Gourmet llc– Welcome to the winter indoor season!!
Puckers is proud to be offering a wide variety of ferments this weekend including our spicy giardinera and horseradish half sours.
Stop by and sample all of our offerings and experience just how good a pickle can be!

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.

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!

 

Swag bags now available at the market table!
$5 each or $3 for EBT customers.

What’s Fresh This Week, October 29th!

What’s Fresh This Week, October 29th!

Our last week outside.

Lets hope we the beautiful fall weather holds out for one more Sunday, but whatever the weather the market will be full of this seasons harvest, great music and fun for all!

Tickets are on sale now for our annual Harvest Dinner! 

Don’t miss out on the fun go to our website now and sign up!
http://schenectadygreenmarket.org/local-harvest-dinner/

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm
Hoot Owl Moon

12pm – 2pm
Maltacoustic

Community Event!

It’s the last week of SockTober!

Don’t forget to bring down you sock donations to keep kids in crisis warm this fall and winter.

Things of My Very Own is Celebrating SockTober and Schenectady Greenmarket is joining in!

Fill our basket with brand new cozy socks to warm the feet and hearts of children in crisis in our community.  Every Sunday during the month of October we will be collecting socks at the market.  Let’s show how much our community cares!

Children’s Activity

Let’s get ready for Halloween!
We will be decorating pumpkins for the kids to take home.

Local Expert

Catholic Charities – Stay Healthy with SNAP

Specials from our Vendors

Hope Valley Farm:  PRIZE WINNING TOMATOES, lettuce, baby salad greens, prepared brussel sprouts, swiss chard, curly & tuscano kale, red potatoes, yellow & red onions, sweet white onions, arugula, garlic pesto, fresh garlic, pickled garlic scapes & cloves, acorn, honeynut, & butternut winter squash, beets, broccoli, cauliflower, parsley, basil, & rosemary plants, and more!

Marynard Farms:  Hard to believe the summer season is coming to the end…thank you all for a fun and successful market season – don’t forget to visit us in Proctor’s Theater next week because nothing is slowing down here at Maynard Farms! Arkansas Black, Gold Rush, Ruby Rose and Autumn’s Glory are being added to our already impressive line up of almost 30 apple varieties!! We suggest you are sitting down for your first bites!! When do Pink Lady, Mutsu, Braeburn, Cameo, Granny Smith, Evercrisp, Northern Spy, Winecrisp and Arkansas Black all party together?? This week in our Special Apple Cider Blend!!! Do not miss this unique blend at markets this weekend!! Or it’s the perfect pear you want? Choose from Bosc, Bartlett or Magness – crunchy to smooth – all sweet and delicious! Grapes are always a pleaser – we’ll have our seedless varieties of Faith, Joy, Jupiter and Marquis or it’s something more unique you’d enjoy? Try Chardonnay. And yes, we will have strawberries!! So juicy and delicious!! Don’t forget your veggies! Brussel Sprouts and Winter Squash join our veggie line up this week. Beans, anyone?? Tender and delicious – Green, Wax, Flat, and yes, Marvel of Venice and Dragon’s Tongue – the choices!!! 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. Or choose from zucchini, summer squash, kale, garlic, cabbage, beautiful cauliflower in purple, orange and white and broccoli. 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. All will all be available at the markets this weekend! That’s a mouthful – literally!!! Look forward to seeing you! Thanks again!

Oh Corn! Arepas and More:  Oh Corn! will offer samples of the delicious chicken, pernil or chese arepas to whomever is in the mood to try healthy food.. Then you will be able to see why everyone is crazy about these delights. The average arepa has a 3 inches diameter and weighs about 200 gr. Eaten alone will provide you with approximate 19 gr of carbohydrates, 5 gr of protein and approximately 100 calories. It contains 5% of the daily recommended intake of Vitamin C, 3% of Vitamin D and around 1% of iron. All this value will significantly change depending of the fillings you will put inside. Because is a corn product, it is completely gluten free.

Puckers Gourmet llc:   join us in the last weekend of outdoor markets and help us celebrate Halloween 🎃
We have a super hot pickle this week that  is not a trick but a very special treat !!

Rocket’s Canine Cookies will have their signature dog biscuits along with their all natural paw balm. And for your special feline Figaro’s Favorite Cat Treats will have all natural treats in Salmon and Tuna flavors. Thank you to all my wonderful customers this summer. We look forward to seeing you inside Proctors this winter.

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!

Welcome to fall!  What’s fresh October 22nd.

Welcome to fall! What’s fresh October 22nd.

Only 2 weeks until we move inside!

Come enjoy another beautiful fall day at the market.  We have all your favorite fall treats: apples, cider, pumpkins, cider doughnuts, pumpkin peanut butter…

Tickets are on sale now for our annual Harvest Dinner! 

Don’t miss out on the fun go to our website now and sign up!
http://schenectadygreenmarket.org/local-harvest-dinner/

 

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm
Dave Moore

12pm – 2pm
Randy Niles

Children’s Activity

Painting with nature!

Local Expert

Berkshire Farm Center & Servies for Youth
“The beauty of life does not depend on how happy you are… But on how happy others are because of you.”

Community Event!

SockTober!

Things of My Very Own is Celebrating SockTober and Schenectady Greenmarket is joining in!

Fill our basket with brand new cozy socks to warm the feet and hearts of children in crisis in our community.  Every Sunday during the month of October we will be collecting socks at the market.  Let’s show how much our community cares!

Specials from our Vendors

Hope Valley Farm:  PRIZE WINNING TOMATOES, lettuce, brussel sprouts,  tuscano kale,  curly kale,  swiss chard,  arugula, red cabbage,  red potatoes,  acorn squash,  butternut squash,  honeynut squash,  garlic, eggplant,  basil & rosemary plants, pickled garlic scapes & cloves, pesto,  baby salad greens,   house plantsand more!

Marynard Farms:  Looks like beautiful weather this weekend – perfect for visiting the farmer’s market! Over 20 varieties of fresh picked apples await you! We’ve got your favorites – Honey Crisp, Gala, Fuji, Cameo, Macoun, Golden Delicious, Pink Lady, Empire, MacIntosh or Cortland. Or try one of our unusual or heirloom varieties – Jonathan, Ida Red, Jonagold, Mutsu, Winecrisp, Blondee or Esopus Spitzenburgh. Delicious Apple Cider pressed fresh with a wonderful blend of our apples is a great fall treat. Or it’s the perfect pear you want? Choose from Bosc, Bartlett or Magness – crunchy to smooth – all sweet and delicious! Grapes are always a pleaser – we’ll have Concord and also our seedless varieties – Faith, Joy, Jupiter and Marquis at markets this weekend. If you’re like us, you can’t let go of summer just yet – we will have delicious Yellow Peaches and Nectarines. Fresh picked Strawberries, too. Sweet, juicy and delicious!! Don’t forget your veggies! Winter Squash joins our veggie line up this week. Beans, anyone?? Tender and delicious – Green, Wax, Flat, and yes, Marvel of Venice and Dragon’s Tongue – the choices!!! 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. Or choose from zucchini, summer squash, kale, garlic, cabbage, beautiful cauliflower in purple, orange and white and broccoli. 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. All will all be available at the markets this weekend! That’s a mouthful – literally!!! Look forward to seeing you!

Mosaics by Christine is finally back after stocking up on beautiful mosaic gift ideas for the holidays. Check out my hanging Christmas tree and so much more.

Oh Corn! Arepas and More:  Chicken, Pork, and Veggie Arepas.  Gluten Free!

Puckers Gourmet llc:  Did you know???…….
Sauerkraut contains high levels of dietary fiber, as well as significant levels of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, and various B vitamins. Furthermore, it is a good source of iron, manganese, copper, sodium, magnesium, and calcium, in addition to contributing a moderate amount of protein to your diet.

Rare Form:  American Hoppy Wheat Lager, Loop De-Loop, Members Only Brown Ale!

Saratoga Peanut Butter:  Pumpkin Peanut Butter!

WASH Clean and Green:  We will have our whole natural laundry and cleaning product line available as well as our seasonal room sprays, pet products. We always offer a discount for recycling our packaging. Hoping to see you all Sunday!

Wellington’s:  Herbs and Spices

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 this week, October 15th?

What’s fresh this week, October 15th?

The leaves are changing colors, it must be fall.

There are lots of exciting things happening at market this fall. Come on downtown and enjoy this beautiful Sunday with us.

Tickets are on sale now for our annual Harvest Dinner! 

Don’t miss out on the fun go to our website now and sign up!
http://schenectadygreenmarket.org/local-harvest-dinner/

 

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm
Ron Gordon

12pm – 2pm
Sun Jam Lumber Guys

Children’s Activity

Glenville YMCA!.

Community Table 1

Whispeing Willows Wild Care

The birds are back!  Our favorite raptors will be visiting the market, stop by and  check out these beautiul creatures.

Community Table 2

Schenectady City School District Reading Program

Community Event!

SockTober!

Things of My Very Own is Celebrating SockTober and Schenectady Greenmarket is joining in!

Fill our basket with brand new cozy socks to warm the feet and hearts of children in crisis in our community.  Every Sunday during the month of October we will be collecting socks at the market.  Let’s show how much our community cares!

Specials from our Vendors

3 Chicks and a P:  Seasonal Pumpkin Spice Hummus and all our regulars.

Barbers Farm: Brussel Sprouts are ready!

Battenkill Dairy:  Mocha Milk

Bella Terra:  Smoked Dried Pimento, Kalettes (a delicious cross between brusssel spruts and kale).

Buddahpesto:  “Who da Pesto?  Buddahpesto!”

Hope Valley Farm:  Prize winning TOMATOES, lettuce, swiss chard, curly & Tuscano Kale, red cabbage, red potatoes, beets, butternut squash, honeynut personal size squash, acorn squash, arugula, brussel sprouts, zucchini, red onions, sweet onions, yellow onions, garlic, pickled scapes & cloves of garlic, basil, parsley, rosemary, giant mums and more!

Mariaville Farm: Fresh Eggs from our free roaming hens. Fresh never frozen chicken, Duck, Black Angus beef, steaks, roasts, ground etc.. Save money and stock your freezer with a Pork package from pork raised on Pasture at Mariaville Farm.

Marynard Farms:  Visit us at the Farmer’s Markets this weekend to check our abundant selection of freshly picked apples!!!  Choose from favorites like Gala, Honey Crisp, Pink Lady, Macoun, Fuji and Golden Delicious to our great selection of Heirloom varieties like Jonathan, Esopus Spitzenburgh, Ida Red and Northern Spy.  Fresh pressed Apple Cider is a true taste of fall, as are our delicious pears!  Crunchy Bosc or smooth and sweet Bartlett or Magness – it’s up to you!!  Grapes are always a pleaser – Concord, Faith, Joy, 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 Peaches and Nectarines.  Fresh picked Strawberries, too.  Sweet, juicy and delicious!!  Don’t forget your veggies!  Beans, anyone?? Tender and delicious – Green, Wax, Flat, and yes, Marvel of Venice and Dragon’s Tongue – the choices!!!  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!  Eggplant Parmesan, anyone?  Heirloom eggplant in beautiful shades of purple and white are just perfect for your delicious dish.  Zucchini, summer squash, kale, garlic, beautiful cauliflower in purple, orange and white and broccoli.  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!

Puckers Gourmet llc:  We are doing it again!!
The spicy giardinera was such a hit we are going to bring another batch this weekend to markets!!
This lightly fermented Italian vegetable medley is a crowed pleaser for sure!!!!

Simply Konbucha:  4 packs of Ginger Konbucha for $10.

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!

Welcome to fall!  This is what’s fresh for Octber 8th.

Welcome to fall! This is what’s fresh for Octber 8th.

Time to enjoy the harvest!

Fall is in the air and the harvest is underway.  We have pears, apples, squash, tomatoes and much more. Come on downtown and enjoy this beautiful Sunday with us.

Tickets are on sale now for our annual Harvest Dinner! 

Don’t miss out on the fun go to our website now and sign up!
http://schenectadygreenmarket.org/local-harvest-dinner/

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm
Deb Fish and the Crowd Pleasers

12pm – 2pm
Anna Portillo

Children’s Activity

We will be working on harvest season art projects!  Making art with nature.

Community Table 

River Run Community Montessori School

Founded in 2008, RiverRun Community Montessori provides affordable individualized education in a community setting for preschool, elementary, and middle school aged children. We are the only Montessori school in Schenectady County with elementary and middle school programs. One of the important components of a RiverRun education is monthly field trips.

Community Event!

SockTober!

Things of My Very Own is Celebrating SockTober and Schenectady Greenmarket is joining in!

Fill our basket with brand new cozy socks to warm the feet and hearts of children in crisis in our community.  Every Sunday during the month of October we will be collecting socks at the market.  Let’s show how much our community cares!

Specials from our Vendors

Hope Valley Farm:  Prize winning tomatoes,  red & green lettuce,  swiss chard,  tuscano & curly kale,  cabbage,  sweet & storage onions,  winter squash,  arugula, garlic,  basil & rosemary plants, giant mums,  potatoes,  pickled garlic scapes & cloves, and more!

Mariaville Farm: Fresh Eggs, Fresh Eggs, Fresh Eggs, come and check out our Egg sale. The Hens are out of control. Ask about our pork packages, stock up for those cold days coming soon. Fresh Chicken for roasting and chicken carcasses for stock.

Marynard Farms:  The dipping temperatures are helping it feel like fall!  So are the amazing apples being harvested at Maynard Farms!  This week we will be adding Pink Lady, Golden Delicious, Suncrisp and Braeburn to our already abundant apple line up!  Fresh pressed Apple Cider is a true taste of fall, as are our delicious pears!  Crunchy Bosc or smooth and sweet Bartlett, Magness or Seckle – it’s up to you!!  Grapes are always a pleaser – Concord, Faith, Joy, 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.  Fresh picked Blueberries and Strawberries, too.  Sweet, juicy and delicious!!  Don’t forget your veggies!  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!  Eggplant Parmesan, anyone?  Heirloom eggplant in beautiful shades of purple and white are just perfect for your delicious dish.  Zucchini, summer squash, kale, garlic, beautiful cauliflower in purple, orange and white and broccoli.  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!

Puckers Gourmet llc:  You asked, we listened!!  Spicy giardinera will be here this weekend!!
We put some heat in this amazing Italian vegetable medley and it is out of this world!!
Get it while it’s hot!!!

WASH Green and Clean:  Natural laundry soap, rooms sprays, cleaning and pet products, made with essential oils.  Recycle packaging for a discount.

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 this weekend October 1st?

What’s Fresh this weekend October 1st?

Welcome to Fall!

Fall is in the air and the harvest is coming in.  Apple season is here, but there is still plenty of time to enjoy those summer tomatoes and other veggies. Come on downtown and enjoy this beautiful Sunday with us.

Tickets are on sale now for our annual Harvest Dinner! 

Don’t miss out on the fun go to our website now and sign up!
http://schenectadygreenmarket.org/local-harvest-dinner/

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm
Will Foley

12pm – 2pm
Bruce Blinn-Knapp

Children’s Activity

Harry Potter!  We will be celebrating one of our favorite kids’ book.  Come and make your own magic wand, quill pen, snowy owl…

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Electric City Bike Rescue
Electric City Bike Rescue will be at the Schenectady Greenmarket Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Our volunteers will be doing minor repairs, such as fixing flats and adjusting brakes, and teaching bike owners how to do it themselves.
Greenmarket attendees will also have a chance to make smoothies by pedaling a bike-mounted blender; and a chance to win a free bicycle in an art and essay contest.
First 20 people to bike to market get $2 tokens to spend at market.

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Girl Scouts of Northeaster NY

Specials from our Vendors

Electric City Roasters:  Two new coffees, Bali Blue Moon and one based on feedback from customer tastings!

Electric Cookie Jar:  Lime Cooler, Classic Oatmeal Raisin, Vegan Banana Everything!

Healthy Gourmet Kitchen:  Kale and Basil pestos, low sodium, no added sugar added rubs, dip, soups, and slow cooker spice mixes.

Hope Valley Farm:  will be absent and instead at the Saugerties garlic festival. see you next week

Lovin’ Mama:  Certified organic produce We will have specials on greens, fill people up with greens!

Marynard Farms:  The beautiful, hot, sunny days make it easy to forget it’s apple season!! But apple season it is!! Maynard Farms has lots to choose from! With currently 20 varieties to choose from and fresh pressed Apple Cider, we’ve got something for everyone! We’ve got tart and tangy Jonathan, MacIntosh and Ida Red to sweet Macoun, Honey Crisp, Gala and and Fuji. If you’d like something different, try one of our heirloom or unusual varieties like Haralson Red, Blondee, Bramley’s Seedling or Esopus Tart. If you can’t seem to let go of summer, we have white and yellow peaches, white and yellow nectarines, blueberries, strawberries and raspberries for you!! Bartlett, Bosc, Seckle and Magness pears offer great variation in texture and flavor. Fragrant and flavorful grapes are just delicious – Concord, Vanessa Red, Faith, Joy and Jupiter. Don’t forget your veggies! Use Celeriac to add texture and flavor to potatoes, soups, stews and salads. Also delicious are colorful sweet peppers in yellow, red, orange, purple and chocolate brown, heirloom eggplant in beautiful shades of purple and white, zucchini, summer squash, kale, garlic, beautiful cauliflower in purple, orange and white and broccoli. 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!

Rockets’ Canine Cookies: Rocket’s Canine Cookies will be offering their signature biscuits and all natural paw balm. We will also have Figaro’s Favorite Cat Treats in Tuna and Salmon flavors.

Puckers Gourmet llc: Want to put some spice in your life? How about a fire habanero half sour pickle! Crunchy with just the right amount of heat and a nice dose of probiotics!! This pickle is sure to please!!

Taj Mahal:  Samosas Chicken Tandoori.

WASH Green and Clean:  Natural laundry soap, rooms sprays, cleaning and pet products, made with essential oils.  Recycle packaging for a discount.

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!

Welcome to fall? This is what’s fresh for September 24th.

Welcome to fall? This is what’s fresh for September 24th.

Welcome to Fall!

Even though it still feels like summer it is fall and the harvest is really starting to come in.  All of our farmers have lots of beautiful fresh vegetables ready for you to take home.  Come down and enjoy this extra summer weekend at the market!

Tickets are on sale now for our annual Harvest Dinner! 

Don’t miss out on the fun go to our website now and sign up!
http://schenectadygreenmarket.org/local-harvest-dinner/

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm
Mike Yates

12pm – 2pm
Anna Portillo

Specials from our Vendors

Capital Native Plants – Preserving nature for future generations by providing seed-grown potted wildflowers.

Electric Cookie Jar – We plan our treats based on customer requests and the season. This week we will have fall flavors like pumpkin spiced snickerdoodles and vegan, gluten-free lemon lavender cookies. Stop by and have a taste of sweetness.

Funk Farms – Cinnamon is the spice of the week. come try our sweet cinnamon pastry logs and cinnamon buns.

Healthy Gourmet Kitchen — it’s slow cooker season come try our premium seasoning mixes. Bursting with flavor from freshly ground spices and herbs. Gluten free, non gmo, no added sugars, artificial preservatives, flavorings or extracts. All are salt free or low sodium.

Highland Farm – This is the last weekend for antler chews for dogs!

Maria’s Home Catering – Try our meatballs and baked mac ‘n’ cheese. Or, if you’re a vegatarian try our vegetarian chili.

Maynard Farms: The calendar says fall, but it sure feels like summer! This week “pear” Maynard Farms summer and fall fruits and veggies to create your meals! Peaches, nectarines and berries to apples, pears and grapes, we’ve got you covered! Juicy yellow and white nectarines, plump blueberries, sweet strawberries and raspberries to Bartlett, Bosc, Seckle 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 Ida Red, Cortland, Macoun, Empire and Haralson Red! Something for everyone! Fragrant and flavorful grapes are just delicious – Concord, Vanessa Red, Mars, Faith, Joy and Jupiter. Don’t forget your veggies! Use Celeriac to add texture and flavor to potatoes, soups, stews and salads. Also delicious are colorful sweet peppers in yellow, red, orange, purple and chocolate brown, heirloom eggplant in beautiful shades of purple and white, zucchini, summer squash, kale, garlic, beautiful cauliflower in purple, orange and white and broccoli. 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!

Oh Corn! Areas and More:  For those still new to the arepa, these “English Muffins” shaped white corn buns are big enough to hold in two hands and can be eaten plain or with butter. They are opened up like a pocket and stuffed with endless fillings, such as shredded beef, black beans, cheese, avocado and chicken, or anything  that comes to your mind.
The arepa is pleasure and duty on the menu of every one that discover it. An arepa not only bring the Venezuelan community together in an almost religious adoration of a culinary tradition, but it is also a warm invitation to the ever growing diverse  community in the Capital Region to try one of the most versatile food in the world.
Follow us on facebook http://www.ohcornarepas.com/, twitter https://twitter.com/ohcornarepas and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/ohcornarepas/

Puckers Gourmet: Did you know…
A fresh batch of full garlic sours will be ready for market this weekend!!
Swing by and grab a jar of these amazing, tasty and healthy treats!

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!

Children’s Activity

Even though it is fall, it is still hot so we will be making some fans to cool you off.

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Habitat for Humanity of Schenectady County
Building homes and supplying home furnishings to our community.

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Yoga Bliss
Will be offering guided peace meditations.

What’s Fresh this Week – September 17, 2017

What’s Fresh this Week – September 17, 2017

Last Sunday in Summer

Can you believe it? It’s the last Sunday of summer, but that just means we’re entering the best time of year for the market, especially for produce. The farmers’ tables are just STUFFED with mouthwatering food. Come down to City Hall and see us this weekend for another lovely market.

Specials from Our Vendors

Bouchard Farm II: The summer season is coming to an end so get some quality grilling time in. Pick up some of our grass-fed beef or pastured pork for the final days of summer.

Hope Valley Farm: Tomatoes, red beets, red potatoes, red & green lettuce, swiss chard, curly & tuscano kale, garlic, pickled garlic & scapes, napa cabbage, savoy cabbage, unsprayed corn, and more.

Mariaville Farm: Fresh eggs from our free roaming hens. Fresh never frozen chicken, whole birds and parts, how about a carcass to make a nice chicken soup. Pasture raised Black Angus beef and pork. Pork packages available.

Maynard Farms: Not ready for fall? Well it’s still summer here at Maynard Farms. The crew has been working hard this week picking beautiful peaches and nectarines! Yellow and white, juicy and delicious! Luscious strawberries, tangy raspberries and plump blueberries will remind you of summer days!! If fall is more your thing – you’re in luck! Lots of fresh off the tree apples will be at the markets this weekend – Zestar, Blondee, Gala, Fuji, Jonathan, McIntosh, Autumn Crisp, Honeycrisp and Ginger Gold and probably more by the weekend! Crunchy Bosc pears and smooth Bartlett pears are so good right now! And Grapes!! Several varieties to choose from – from traditional, flavorful Concord to sweet, seedless Vanessa Red. Of course we’ll have our full line of fresh, delicious veggies as well – colorful sweet peppers in yellow, red, orange, purple and chocolate brown, heirloom eggplant in beautiful shades of purple and white, corn, zucchini, summer squash, baby carrots, kirbies, cucumbers, kale, garlic, cauliflower and broccoli. 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! Look forward to seeing you!

Puckers Gourmet: Did you know…
Kim chi is jam packed with a host of health boosting nutrients such as vitamin A, allicin and selenium which lower cholesterol. Bio- minerals found in Kim chi help detoxify the liver and kidneys from heavy metals. Gut friendly bacteria and packed with antioxidants make this ferment a super star!!

The Food Florist: Take ‘n’ bake goodies–lasagnas, casseroles, quiches, and more. Want to take a night off of making dinner? Or give a gift to someone special? We have just what you need.

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
Kurt Siegel
12pm – 2pm
Martin Wakesberg

Local Expert

EmUrgentCare of Albany Med

Children’s Activity

Ragby Road

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Aztech Geothermal, Dandelion Geothermal, and Hudson Solar

These companies will provide information on environmentally friendly energy sources.

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Reading-to-kids Program for Schenectady Public School

We are an early literacy program with the Schenectady City School District. We provide information and fun workshop activities geared towards ages: 3-5.

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