Archive | August, 2012

Farming and Family – A Talk With the Chandlers of Mariaville Farms

The business of  Mariaville Farm is a family affair, based in a genuine love of the animals, and of the land. While Chris Chandler didn’t grow up on a farm, she and her husband Bob decided years ago that they wanted to raise their children in the country. They moved to rural Delanson when their […]

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What’s Fresh This Week – September 2

Happy Labor Day! This weekend we recognize the contributions of American workers! As you walk around Schenectady Greenmarket this Sunday, you’ll notice the fruits of our vendors’ labor – literally! Bountiful produce, fresh baked goods, handmade crafts, prepared foods…all made possible by our farmers and vendors working hard to bring you the best that our […]

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What’s Fresh This Week – August 26

The Awesome Onion! Many of us use onions as an accent, such as topping off a delicious Black Angus burger with a slice of flavorful onion. But did you know there are so many other ways onions can play a part in your dishes? Chop up sweet onions and colorful heirloom tomatoes for scrumptious salsa. […]

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A Tale of Two Farms

Mariaville Angus in Delanson, N.Y., and Barber’s Farm in Middleburgh, N.Y., and are two very different family owned and operated farms. Mariaville specializes in black Angus beef and other meats, and Barber’s in homegrown vegetables. But the substantial results that have come from both farms being in the inaugural group of vendors at the popular […]

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What’s Fresh This Week – August 19

Plentiful Produce! If you’ve been to Schenectady Greenmarket lately, you know the produce is plentiful! Our farmers are working hard out in their fields to make sure you get all the delicious fruits and vegetables that you love this time of year: greens and garlic, onions and beans, herbs and berries. And now’s the perfect […]

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What’s Fresh This Week – August 12

Your All-Weather Market! Whether you visit the market to pick up your weekly staples, to shop for a special treat, or to enjoy the festive atmosphere, Schenectady Greenmarket is open! Luscious produce, creative crafts, delicious baked goods, sauces and jams…it’s all here at Schenectady Greenmarket – rain or shine around City Hall. Bring your umbrella […]

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What’s Fresh This Week – August 5

Always Something Fresh Schenectady Greenmarket vendors always have something new to offer. Tasty fruit tarts, succulent seasonal produce and savory snacks. Our vendors work hard to bring you the best – it’s all fresh and it’s all here at Schenectady Greenmarket. What’s Fresh This Week Barber’s Farm: A variety of produce this week including; melons, […]

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