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Observations at the Farmers Market By Patricia Marré They come in all shapes, sizes and colors; both the produce and the people. He, she, and they. He wears a wide brimmed hat and carries the bag. She carefully inspects each vegetable for the best one. They smile at each other when they find a huge […]

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September 13 Farm Tour: Tickets and a Sneak Peek

Schenectady Greenmarket friends and family are invited to get an inside look into how our favorite local foods are crafted and grown. The tour will include activities for the entire family. Farm Tour Details Date: Saturday, September 13 Hours: 10 a.m to 4 p.m. Transportation: A coach bus will pick us up at City Hall at […]

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What’s fresh this week – August 17th

Sunday morning sweetness Schenectady Greenmarket offers a wide variety of breakfast staples for our customers and each option makes Sunday morning sweet. Our vendors offer products to meet different dietary needs, so there is something for everyone. There are authentic Belgian waffles, massive cinnamon rolls, crunchy granola and wholesome breads. Stop by the market this […]

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What’s fresh this week – August 10th

Tangy tomatoes Tomatoes made their debut at the market a few weeks ago and every week more and more varieties show up to tantalize us. There is something about a vine ripened tomato that just sings “summer.” Looking for a recipe that showcases the simple beauty of a fresh tomato? Check out this recipe for a quick […]

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What’s fresh this week – August 3rd

Hanging on to summer flavors The market is beginning to burst with colors, flavors and seasonal produce. For many of us, this time of year is what we’ve been waiting for – fresh sweet corn made its first appearance a few weeks ago, tomatoes are beginning to come in, and our farmer’s stalls are quickly […]

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What’s fresh this week – July 27th

Summer News   There are quite a few things that come to the market during the summer months. In addition to all the amazingly delicious veggies, the market would like you to be aware of the following programs currently going on…   New York Fresh Connect   The Fresh Connect program is an initiative that […]

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What’s fresh this week – July 20th

Celebrate summer flavors The flavors of summer are about to come into full swing. Our farmers’ booths are brimming with delicious choices for you to savor and enjoy throughout the week for breakfast, lunch, dinner and, of course, dessert. One of the simplest, most traditional desserts our Market Staff can think of is cobbler. Cobbler is easily put […]

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What’s fresh this week – July 13th

I Love My Farmers Market! The market is starting to offer the seasonal deliciousness that goes along with the warmer weather. Sweet corn and tomatoes have made their first appearances at the market along with the fresh and fleeting berries that make summer sweet. Do you love coming to Schenectady Greenmarket? American Farmland Trust has kicked […]

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Here’s a sneak peek at next week’s Farm Tour!

  [UPDATE: We've had to cancel this Saturday's farm tour. But don't fret! We will still be holding our September 13th tour. September stops include Barber's Family Farm, Smyth/Cid Pottery and Wellington's Herbs and Spices. Tickets will be available soon.] Next weekend, Schenectady Greenmarket will be hosting a fun-filled farm tour. Have you gotten your […]

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What’s fresh this week – July 6th

Berries, cherries and the sweet taste of summer Have you noticed that every week the market is filled with more and more fresh-from-the-field goodness? Summer has kicked into full-gear and so has the bounty of our farms. This week strawberries, blueberries and cherries will be filling our market stalls but they won’t be around for […]

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