What’s Fresh this Week – September 10, 2017

What’s Fresh this Week – September 10, 2017

Seventy Degrees + Mostly Sunny

We’ve been so lucky with the weather that last week’s rain was a real bummer! But the weatherperson has a better story for us this week. Seventy-one and sunny. Can’t wait! Come on down and fill your bags with this year’s bountiful harvest.

p.s. Don’t forget to Click here to vote for Schenectady Greenmarket today in the American Farmland Trust’s poll. It’s a great/easy way to help the market.

Specials from Our Vendors

Altamont Vineyard & Winery: Sample, savor and smell the “Spider’s Rose” the latest release. Priced around $13.00, it is a little bit sweeter. Try the robust white (2013 Gewurztraminer) or the wild berry (2010 Leon Millet) or the clean, crisp, medium bodied (2013 Edelweiss) the range suits every pocket and every palate. Our portfolio is out of our love of fine wines, food and farming.

Assembly Coffee Roasters: One of our favorites, Colombia Tolima, is back for the season! This medium bodied coffee has a delightful honey sweetness, perfect for your first cup of the day!

Bella Terra Farm: You can get high on our meats,” our animals do grass.” Grass fed beef, lamb, chicken and all types of smoked meats. Naturally raised pork and turkey. We are growers of pesticide-free all natural veggies. No GMO’s. No Sprays. Check out our Specialty Sausages, fresh produce onions and tomatoes, soaps and herbal products.

Buddhapesto: Enlighten your taste buds with this family owned business serving “the best basil pesto on the planet”, unsolicited quote from a customer. We take great pride in preparing all the ingredients from scratch in a made to order fashion. Fresh basil, Italian Parsley, pure olive oil, imported Pecorino Romano Cheese and Pignoli Nuts, fresh garlic are some of the ingredients that make our Pesto unique.

Buhrmaster Family Farms: Family owned featuring delicious fruits and vegetables. Take your pick from fresh mums, berries, tomatoes, egg plants, corn, melons, carrots, beans, cantaloupes and fresh flowers. Stop by and converse with the friendly crew and travel the course from our farm to your plate. Local and organic this popular farm attracts connoisseurs who love “ food with thought.”

Maynard Farms: It’s back to school time and Maynard Farms has lots of healthy and delicious snack and lunch box ideas! New this week will be several types of grapes and Bosc pears! Yellow and White Peaches and Yellow and White Nectarines are always a favorite. Plums, blueberries, raspberries and late season strawberries taste like summer. We are picking new varieties of apples almost everyday – Jonathan, Autumn Crisp, Gala, McIntosh, Honey Crisp, Blondee, Kindercrisp, Dandy Red, Zestar and Ginger Gold! Fresh pressed apple cider. Red and Green Bartlett pears. If veggies are more your style, you can choose from colorful sweet peppers in yellow, red, orange, purple and green, heirloom eggplant in beautiful shades of purple and white, corn, baby beets, zucchini, summer squash, baby carrots, kirbies, cucumbers, kale, garlic, cauliflower and broccoli. Heirloom tomatoes are at their peak – all colors and flavors of slicing tomatoes – sweet or savory – and sweet as sugar cherry tomatoes – how will you choose?? All will all be available at the markets this weekend! That’s a mouthful – literally!!! Look forward to seeing you!

Mosaics by Christine: New skulls, lazy Susans and trivets for this Sunday. I won’t be at the market on the 24th, so buy now!

Puckers Gourmet: Savor the last days of summer! Nothing says summer like a crunchy, fresh, delicious 1/2 sour pickle! Put one of these in the kids school lunch box? This pickle is a crowd favorite!

Taj Mahal Restaurant: Healthy and tasty Veggie Patties with lentils and spinach/kale. Vegan and gluten free from the India food basket known as Masala Vada. Nicknamed as “healthy donut” by our enthusiastic customers. Also available under our tent a meal platter, naan bread, mango lassi, rice pudding and mouth-watering samosas.

Ulster Soaps: We will have fresh soap batches of some old favorites like Patchouli Orange and Oatmeal Shea Butter. Plus this will be the debut of my new beer soap made using Jacks Abbey Lager.

WASH Green & Clean: We are happy to be back at market. We will have our 4 scents of allergen friendly laundry detergent as well as our STAIN Stick perfect for nearly any stain. As well as our whole line of natural cleaning products and room sprays.


Market Activities

Music Tent

10am – 12pm
Craic Agus Ceol

12pm – 2pm
Happenstance

Local Expert

Friends of the Greenhouse in Central Park

Children’s Activity

Glenville YMCA

Community Table 1

Information on the Walk for St. Jude’s – Sept. 23, at the Crossings

Community Table 2

Saratoga Therapeutic Equestrian Program

 

What’s Fresh Sunday September 3rd.  Plus tomato tasting results!

What’s Fresh Sunday September 3rd. Plus tomato tasting results!

Who’s got the best tomato?

 

Thanks to everyone who took part in the tomato tasting at the market last Sunday.  We hope you all loved all the delicious and beautiful tomatoes our farmers submitted.  This year we had 11 varieties tomatoes.   Lots of customers voted and even more stopped to taste and ask us where their favorite came from.

And the winners of the 2017 Schenectady Greenmarket Tomato Tasting are:
First Place – Pink Beauty from Hope Valley Farm
Second Place –Beef Steak from Buhrmaster Farm
Third place – Big Beef from Hope Valley Farm
Tied for Fourth place:  Bella Terra just ask & Maynard Farm Green Zebra
Check them all out and discover your favorite!

p.s. Don’t forget to Click here to vote for Schenectady Greenmarket today in the American Farmland Trust’s poll. It’s a great/easy way to help the market.

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm
Hoot Owl Moon

12pm – 2pm
Marilyn Miller & Rick Warren

Specials from our Vendors

Hope Valley Farm: TOMATOES, lettuce, swiss chard, curly & tuscano kale, napa & savoy cabbage, peppers, corn, potatoes, cuke’s, zucchini, summer squash, beans, beets, garlic, & more

Mariaville Farm: Fresh never frozen chickens, whole and parts, stock your freezer with one of our fabulous pork packages. We also have Black Angus beef and fresh eggs from our free roaming hens.

Maynard Farms:Happy Labor Day! Celebrate Labor Day with the fruits – and vegetables – of our labor!! We’ll have lots of fresh and delicious fruits and vegetables to help complete your Labor Day celebration at the market this weekend. Yellow and White Peaches and Yellow and White Nectarines are still juicy and tasty! Yellow and White Donut peaches, too. Plums, blueberries, raspberries and late season strawberries taste like summer. We are picking new varieties of apples almost everyday – Autumn Crisp, Gala, McIntosh and yes, Honey Crisp will join our other new season apples – Blondee, Kindercrisp, Dandy Red, Zestar and Ginger Gold! Fresh pressed apple cider. Red and Green Bartlett pears. And don’t forget about the veggies – colorful sweet peppers in yellow, red, orange, purple and green, heirloom eggplant in beautiful shades of purple and white, corn, baby beets, zucchini, summer squash, baby carrots, kirbies, cucumbers, kale, garlic, cauliflower and broccoli. Heirloom tomatoes are at their peak – all colors and flavors of slicing tomatoes – sweet or savory – and sweet as sugar cherry tomatoes – how will you choose?? All will all be available at the markets this weekend! That’s a mouthful – literally!!! Look forward to seeing you!

Pucker’s Gourmet: Tangy, zesty, crunchy, full of live active cultures!! Horseradish half sours will be at the market this weekend!
This pickle is a crowd favorite all on its own or try it on a sandwich to bring some amazing flavor!

WASH Green and Clean: We will have a sale on our REPEL bug spray. We also offer a student discount with college ID.

Community Table

Electric City Food Co-op

Children’s Activity

Scavenger Hunt!

Finish the hunt and get a prize!

Tomato Tasting Contest this Sunday (Plus What’s Fresh)

Tomato Tasting Contest this Sunday (Plus What’s Fresh)

Who’s got the best tomato?

That’s the question we’ll be answering this Sunday. Come taste tomatoes from your favorite vendors and help decide which one’s the best! We’ll announce the winners on Facebook, Instagram, and the our website.

p.s. Don’t forget to Click here to vote for Schenectady Greenmarket today in the American Farmland Trust’s poll. It’s a great/easy way to help the market.

Specials from our Vendors

Hope Valley Farm: Premium tomatoes (cherry, grape, beefsteak), lettuce, kale, napa cabbage, garlic, peppers, zucchini,cukes, yellow squash, yellow zucchini, swiss chard, eggplant, potatoes, onions, unsprayed corn, beets & more.

Lovin’ Mama Farm: On our tables this week–everything certified organic! Pea and sunflower shoots, 10 varieties of micro greens (vitality mix, detox mix, herb mix, kale mix, spicy radish, micro mustard, lemon basil, basil, arugula, cilantro), salad mix with edible flowers, mini romaine, toscano kale, purple kale, chard, shallots, leeks, red onions, cippolini onions, yellow storage onions, sungold cherry tomatoes, rainbow mix cherry tomatoes, heirloom slicer tomatoes, basil, fresh cut herbs (chives, italian parsley, sage, thyme, marjoram), padron pepper, habanero peppers, hot paper lantern peppers, sweet italian bullhorn red and yellow peppers, carrots.

Mariaville Farm: Fresh never frozen chickens, whole and parts, stock your freezer with one of our fabulous pork packages. We also have Black Angus beef and fresh eggs from our free roaming hens.

Maynard Farms: Summer may be coming to an end, but summer’s bounty is more than plentiful at Maynard Farms!  Gala yellow peaches and White Lady white peaches are fresh off the trees – sweet and juicy!  Blueberries and plums are just delicious.  New this week are sweet white nectarines and a new variety of yellow nectarine – both have great juice and texture, yellow are a so flavorful and a little tangy, with white having a milder, sweeter flavor.  We have several kinds of freshly picked summer apples – Kindercrisp, Dandy Red, Ginger Gold, Zestar and Sensa – and maybe even more by week’s end!  Heirloom tomatoes of many colors and sizes are in their prime!! Heirloom cherry tomatoes are as sweet as sugar!!  Of course we will have all of our other fresh and delicious products – white and yellow donut peaches, apples and fresh pressed apple cider, heirloom eggplant in several different beautiful shades of purple, colorful sweet peppers in red, yellow, and purple, cucumbers, kirbies, zucchini, summer squash, curly and dino kale, fresh baby carrots, broccoli, beans, corn and garlic will all be available at the markets this weekend! That’s a mouthful – literally!!!  Look forward to seeing you!

Pucker’s Gourmet: Celebrate summer with a fresh crunchy amazing 1/2 sour pickle! Loaded with probiotics and flavor this pickle is a crowed favorite.


Market Activities

Music Tent

10am – 12pm
Will Foley

12pm – 2pm
Ensemble Congeros

Community Table

Tomato Tasting

Children’s Activity

Tomato Art!  Create your own tomato artwork.

Local Experts

Aztech Geothermal, Dandelion Geothermal and Hudson Solar
will provide information on these environmentally friendly energy sources.

What’s Fresh this Week – August 20, 2017

What’s Fresh this Week – August 20, 2017

Have you been to the market lately?

The weather has been beautiful, the produce bountiful, the artistry spectacular… and the vibe–there’s been a great festival vibe lately. It’s that time of year where everything jibes. Can you feel it? Come on down and see it for yourself.
p.s. Don’t forget to click here to vote for Schenectady Greenmarket today in the American Farmland Trust’s poll. It’s a great/easy way to help the market.

Specials from our Vendors

Hope Valley Farm: Large tomatoes, cherry & grape tomatoes, lettuce, garlic, beets, cabbage, unsprayed corn, celery, new potatoes, zucchini, squash, cuke’s, swiss chard, tuscano & curly kale, peppers, eggplant, herbs, perennials, & more.

Maynard Farms: The White Lady joins the Gala celebration! We’re talking peaches, of course! The White Lady white peach, our newest variety, is being picked right now! Delicate, but flavorful and aromatic….so delicious!! The Gala yellow peach is in it’s prime – one of Tom Maynard’s favorites – great texture, flavor, juice and free-stone!! We will be seeing even more new varieties of summer apples – Pristine, Ginger Gold, Dandy Red and now Zestar and Kindercrisp! Heirloom tomatoes are just amazing – so many colors, textures and flavors to choose from – cherry or slicing!! Of course we will have all of our other fresh and delicious products – white and yellow nectarines, white and yellow donut peaches, blueberries, several kinds of plums, apples and fresh pressed apple cider, eggplant, colorful peppers, cucumbers, kirbies, zucchini, summer squash, curly and dino kale, fresh baby carrots, broccoli, beans, corn and garlic will all be available at the markets this weekend! That’s a mouthful – literally!!! Look forward to seeing you!

Pucker’s Gourmet: Come visit us this weekend and grab a jar of our limited giardiniera! This crunchy, mild, ferment of vegetables is an amazing snack on its own or try dipping it in hummus! What a way to get kids to eat their veggies with a nice dose of probiotics as well!!

Rocket’s Canine Cookies: Rocket’s Canine Cookies and Figaro’s Favorite Cat Treats will have their signature treats along with paw balm for those dry paws from hot pavement and rough terrain. Stop by and spoil your best friend to all natural, handmade treats.

Market Activities

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm
Anna Portillo

12pm – 2pm
Rusticator

Local Expert 1

Whispering Willows Wild Care
Learn about live, wild birds by seeing them in person.

Children’s Activity

We love birds!  Make origami birds, color your favorite raptor, after you check them out at Whispering Willows Wild Care!

Local Expert 2

Fermentation with Adam Elabd

What’s Fresh this Week – August 13, 2017

What’s Fresh this Week – August 13, 2017

I Love My Farmers Market

Support your market!  In 2016, Schenectady Greenmarket was voted into the top 20 farmers market in the country! Help us maintain our status as one of the best farmers markets in America.Click here to vote for Schenectady Greenmarket today.

Music Schedule


10am – 12pm

Fearless Fretterers

12-2pm

Gnomi Drummers  

Special Items From Our Vendors This Week

Mariaville Farm: Fresh Pasture raised Chickens, whole and parts. Black Angus Beef, check out our pork sausage specials. Fresh eggs from our free roaming hens.

Mariaville Mushroom Men: Fresh shiitake, oyster, cinnamon cap chestnut and lions mane mushrooms. Full line of Mushroom teas and seasonings

Maynard Farms:  This week we will be celebrating the Gala! Gala Peach, that is!! True classic yellow peach and one of Tom Maynard’s favorites – great texture, flavor, juice and free-stone!! We will also be seeing a couple new varieties of summer apples – in addition to Pristine, we will be offering Ginger Gold and Dandy Red! Heirloom tomatoes are just amazing – so many colors, textures and flavors to choose from – cherry or slicing!! Of course we will have all of our other fresh and delicious products – white and red flesh peaches, white and yellow nectarines, white and yellow donut peaches, blueberries, several kinds of plums, blackberries, apples and fresh pressed apple cider, eggplant, colorful peppers, cucumbers, kirbies, zucchini, summer squash, curly and dino kale, fresh baby carrots, broccoli, beans, corn and garlic will all be available at the markets this weekend! Look forward to seeing you!

Mosaics by Christine is back with the start of my birthday month celebration deals. $5 off any square lazy Susan this Sunday. See you then.

Puckers Gourmet llc– Did you know……
Kim chi is jam packed with a host of health boosting nutrients such as vitamin A, allicen 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!!

Wash Green and Clean will be featuring our REPEL bug spray and herbal after it as well as our dog flea and tick repellent.

Children’s Activity

Glenville YMCA

Community Table 

Electric City Food Co-op

Electric City Food Co-op is in the membership phase of its development, at 218 member owners on the way to our first goal of 300. Visit with us at the Greenmarket to find out about our Mabee Farm to Fork on September 16 and let us share our vision for a good food market for downtown

What’s Fresh this Week – August 6, 2017

What’s Fresh this Week – August 6, 2017

I Love My Farmers Market

In 2016, Schenectady Greenmarket was voted into the top 20 farmers market in the country! Help us maintain our status as one of the best farmers markets in America.

Click here to vote for Schenectady Greenmarket today.

p.s. It only takes a moment and is important because it helps us to secure grants! Go ahead, click the link. Vote. And share with your friends. Many thanks in advance!

Special Items From Our Vendors This Week

Hope Valley Farm: TOMATOES, lettuce, swiss chard, napa cabbage, broccoli, peppers, new potatoes, new lg. garlic, curly & tuscano kale, zucchini, yellow squash, cuke’s, green scapes, pickled garlic cloves & scapes, beets, Walla Walla sweet onions perennials, herbs, plants & more.

Maynard Farms: You’ve got to see them to believe them!! Blueberries bigger than quarters – beautiful, sweet and flavorful! Also, we will have several new kinds of plums and yellow nectarines – a true taste of summer. In addition, we will have all of our other fresh and delicious fruit and vegetables – White, yellow and red flesh peaches, white nectarines, early gold plums, blackberries, apples and fresh pressed apple cider, eggplant, colorful peppers, cucumbers, kirbies, field ripened cherry tomatoes, zucchini, summer squash, curly and dino kale, fresh baby carrots, broccoli, beans, corn and garlic will all be available at the markets this weekend!  Also…Beautiful, flavorful, colorful and delicious heirloom tomatoes! Look forward to seeing you!

Painted Goat: Bottled milk, cheese, yogurt, and meat. Animal Welfare Approved and non-GMO.

Puckers Gourmet: Ready for some serious flavor? Have you tried our Pak Dong? This sweet and spicy ferment is killer on its own.. add it to a fish taco, that burger or hot dog–an unreal experience!


Market Activities

Music

10am – 2pm
Running the River

Children’s Activity

It’s National Clown Week and we have clowns to celebrate! Electric City Clown Alley will be doing a walk-around, giving out red noses, stickers & fake tattoos.

Local Expert

Madelyn Thorne for the Whitney Book Corner

Community Table 1

League of Women Voters

Community Table 2

Ainsley’s Angels
Our mission is to build awareness about America’s special needs community through inclusion in all aspects of life.

What’s Fresh This Week – July 30, 2017

What’s Fresh This Week – July 30, 2017

Your Summer Favorites are Here!

Tomatoes, Garlic, Corn, Zucchini, Cauliflower, Broccoli,Cucumbers….
Peaches, Plums, Blueberries, Nectarines…
The peak of the summer season is ready and you can find all of it at the market. Not to mention the fantastic baked goods, prepared foods and a steak for the grill!

Music Schedule

10am-12pm
Hoot Owl Moon
12-2pm
Mark Baptiste

 

Special Items From Our Vendors This Week

Ambition: Cold brew coffee and iced chai.

Hope Valley Farm: TOMATOES, lettuce, napa cabbage, zucchini, cukes, swiss chard, broccoli, garlic, peppers, scapes, beets, tuscano &curly kale, pickled scapes & garlic, pesto, herbs, annuals, perennials

Maynard Farms: Nature’s colors are truly beautiful and recipe inspiring! Purple cauliflower, deep blackberries, yellow nectarines and purple plums are all new this week! We will also have our other wonderful products-white, yellow and red flesh peaches, early gold plums, white nectarines, blueberries, raspberries, eggplant, colorful peppers, field ripened tomatoes, zucchini, summer squash, curly and Dino kale, broccoli, cucumbers, kirbies, baby carrots and garlic. Look forward to seeing you at the market!

Mosaics by Christine Last chance to celebrate Christmas in July. Two Christmas trees left and lots more mosaics available. Come check me out!

Puckers Gourmet: We have a special treat!
This weeks sweet and spicy pickles were made with Owl Wood Farm’s amazing cukes!!
Swing by and grab a jar of this perfectly balanced crunchy, mildly sweet, with the perfect amount of heat, pickle!

Children’s Activity

Kids’ Book Day!

Bring a book to swap or just pick out something new to read.

Local Expert

Stay Healthy with SNAP!
Catholic Caritites Support Services

 

Community Table

One Thousand Moms

What’s Fresh This Week – July 23, 2017

What’s Fresh This Week – July 23, 2017

Happy Summer! This is what‘s fresh for July 23.


Schenectady Greenmarket
Sundays 10:00am – 2:00pm
Around City Hall

What’s For Dinner?

We are SO lucky to have such amazingly delicious vendors here at the Schenectady Greenmarket.  The market has been looking tastier than ever with all the fresh produce that is peaking now in the middle of summer.  Best part?  You don’t even need to step foot in a grocery store because the market has everything you need for dinner!  Grab some fresh meat, zucchini, some cheese, bread, and don’t forget flowers to decorate the table and you got yourself a meal!  Bon appetit!

Music Schedule

10am-12pm
Henry Fernandez
12-2pm
The Doghouse Carpenters

Special Items From Our Vendors This Week

Bouchard Farm II: Is it too hot to cook? How about a nice London broil or pork roast in the crock-pot, we’ll be offering both this coming Sunday, along with our full line up of grass-fed beef and pastured pork.

Cherish Natural Soaps: We are featuring our amazing bug repellent and herbal after bite and natural flea and tick repellent for dogs.

Hope Valley Farm: TOMATOES, lettuce, radishes, napa cabbage, swiss chard, kale, sugar snap peas, broccoli, zucchini, squash, cukes, garlic products, plants, perennials, herbs, & more.

Mariaville Farm: Fresh chicken, whole and parts, pasture raised Black Angus beef, Berkshire Hogs, pasture raised and Fresh eggs.

Maynard Farms: White Nectarines make their market debut! We will also have peaches, plums, raspberries, blueberries, beautiful eggplant, colorful sweet peppers, cucumbers, and field ripened cherry tomatoes!

Puckers Gourmet: A fresh batch of our international award winning vegan Kim chi will be at the market this weekend!  Try this rockstar Kim chi on a burger, mix it with those scrambled eggs, or how about Kim chi fries??!

Children’s Activity:

Glenville YMCA

Local Expert: 

Celebrate ice cream month with us! 

Come enjoy a free cone of delicious Battenkill Valley Creamery ice cream, while supplies last!

 

*Header photo courtesy of Mikayla Ganswith.  Thank you!

What’s Fresh This Week – July 16, 2017

What’s Fresh This Week – July 16, 2017

Fruit Galore

The market is busting at the seams with fresh herbs, vegetables, and fruit! Peaches, plums, and berries, berries, berries. Come on down and overwhelm yourself in all the sweetness.

Special Items From Our Vendors This Week

Ambition: Cold brew coffee and iced chai.

Healthy Gourmet Kitchen: New Items – Pickling Spice & Salsa Mix plus fresh kale pesto, basil pesto & nut free basil pesto along with all our dips, rubs & slow cooker mixes.

Hope Valley Farm: Tomatoes, lettuce, baby greens mix, stringless peas, swiss chard, napa cabbage, kale, sweet onions, beets, radish, arugula, broccoli, pac choi, & more.

Lovin’ Mama Farm: Everything on our table is certified organic. Pea and sunflower shoots, 9+ varieties of micro green mixes, salad mix with edible flowers, red and green mini romaine, red and green butterhead lettuce, purple and white spring onions, carrots, ‘alpha beit’ israeli cucumber, lemon cucumber, mixed summer squash, squash blossoms, fresh cut herbs (mint, chives, thyme, sage, marjoram, italian parsley), basil, snow peas, cut flowers (zinnias, mixed bouquets).

Mariaville Farm: Fresh never frozen chicken, whole and parts, raised on grass, best tasting. Pasture raised Black Angus beef and Berkshire pork. Ask about our sausage specials.

Maynard Farms: Our beautiful peaches are ready–yellow, red flesh and white tree ripened peaches will be available and ready to enjoy. Also, sweet and juicy Early Gold Plums will available. In addition, we will be offering blueberries, raspberries, tart cherries, apples, fresh pressed apple cider, snow peas and more. Look forward to seeing you!

Puckers Gourmet: Full garlic sours? Yep! We have them and they are crunchy, sour, loaded with garlic with a hint of oaky bourbon to finish them off.


Market Activities

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm: Hoot Owl Moon
12 – 2pm: Gomni African Drummers

Children’s Activity

Honest Weight Co-op

Community Table

Albany All Stars Roller Derby


*Photo from Maynard Farms. Thank you!

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 This Week- July 9, 2017

What’s Fresh This Week- July 9, 2017

Indulge in the ultimate summer salad! 

As temperatures rise this month, we’re starting to crave organic salads. Whether you prefer romaine lettuce, spinach or kale, we have a bit of everything to make the nutritious salad of your dreams. Stop by Ambition during your shopping spree for a cold brew while you’re at it!

Music Schedule

10am – 12pm
The Forgettable Four

12 – 2pm
Bruce Blinn-Knapp

Special Items From Our Vendors This Week

Ambition: Serving cold brew coffee and iced chai

Bouchard Farm II: We’ll be offering a ground beef special on our grass-fed beef. Buy 4 lbs, get 1 lb FREE!.

Lovin’ Mama Farm: EVERYTHING CERTIFIED ORGANIC! pea and sunflower shoots, 10+ blends of micro greens (including basil, vitality mix, and detox mix), salad mix with edible flowers, red and green mini romaine head lettuce (ON SALE! $2 EACH OR 3 FOR $5), red and green butter head lettuce, scallions, spring onions, snow peas, summer squash, alpha beit (israeli) and lemon cucumbers, purple kale, rainbow chard, squash blossoms, edible flowers (nasturtiums and viola), fresh cut herbs (italian parsley, chives, sage, thyme, marjoram, mint). Plus cut flowers! Zinnias, sunflowers, sweet peas, cosmos, snap dragons, and mixed bouquets.

Mariaville Farm: We will have fresh chicken, pasture raised black angus beef and pork. Check out our sausage special, great for the grill.

Maynard Farms: Life is a bowl of cherries – Dark Sweet, Queen Anne or Tart cherries – which is for you? Or choose one of our other great fruits or veggies – peaches, strawberries, raspberries, apricots, blueberries, snow peas, snap peas zucchini, apples and cider!

Puckers Gourmet llc: Holy habaneros! We got ’em this week and they are fresh, perfectly spicy,crunchy and amazing! Give this pickle a try on that sandwich, burger, or chop it up and give that tuna salad the kick it needs!!

Rocket’s Canine Cookies: Rocket’s Canine Cookies will be offering their signature treats and paw balm. Figaro’s Favorite Cat Treats will have their signature cat treats in Tuna and Salmon.

Taj Mahal: Stop by for a veggie patty– rich with protein and made from lentils and spinach.

Market Activities

Children’s Activity

Meet the cast (in costume) from Family Players of Northeastern NY‘s The Little Mermaid!

Local Expert

Foster Home Finder, Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth

Community Table

Zero-Waste Learning Center// Plastic Free July Challenge 

Schenectady YWCA

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