Sunday, July 17, 2011

The Schenectady Greenmarket

What's fresh this week?

Skinner's Sugarbush: Cherry chocolate crumb bars, apple raspberry pielets, melt-in-your-mouth rugelach, maple walnut banana mini cakes, peanut butter and jelly cookies, and cream currant scones. Lime meltaways return as well as your favorite cookies, bars, scones, maple streusel apple cakes, and our maple syrup.

Quincy Farm: Sweet baby carrots! Wonderful salad greens, including tasty arugula and many varieties of head lettuce. Bring in some color with purple basil - great in pad thai, lemonade or anywhere you'd use traditional basil. Plus broccoli, cucumbers, summer squash, kales and cabbage.

Burden Lake Creamworks is featuring fresh, zinging Lime fortified with Pomegranate Tincture - packed with antioxidants.

Our Daily Bread: We're working on a new line of focaccias that incorporate only local seasonal veggies. Stop by this Sunday and see if they're ready!

Cooper's Ark Farm: Fresh eggs from flax-fed chickens and fresh chicken.

Barber's Farm: Insecticide-free sweet corn! New red potatoes; broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kohlrabi, kale, five lettuces and assorted greens; squash, cucumbers; bunched candy, red Tropea, and Cippolini onions; hand picked green and yellow beans.

Shushan Valley Hydro Farm: Oh-so sweet cherry tomatoes, vine cluster and beefsteak tomatoes, tender baby cukes and European cukes, fresh and spicy arugula, delicious tender mixed heads of lettuce on sale at $2 a head, plus sweet basil and many more herbs!

Cornell Farm: A full line up of no-spray vegetables - this means no organic or chemical treatments. New this week is a variety of summer squash, zucchini, and cucumbers. Have you tried our fresh sweet onions yet? We sell large ones by the piece or small ones bunched. Fresh brown eggs, range raised and cage-free.

Hope Valley Farm: Tomatoes, lettuce, kale, broccoli, fresh garlic, beets, arugula, freshly cut basil, and kohlrabi!

Maynard Farms: Apricots in two varieties; yellow and white peaches, yellow and red plums, tart Lodi apples, raspberries, blueberries, and first of the year eggplants. Field-grown cherry tomatoes, a new variety of sweet corn; sugar snaps, green beans, broccoli, cucumbers, zucchini; summer squash and patty pans; white, cheddar, and purple cauliflower; pointed, round and red cabbage.

J & D Veggies: We're in full swing with all-natural tomatoes and cucumbers! Available in bulk form so you can make pickles or salsa this week.

Healing Path Massage will have John Horan and Wendell Harris offering chair massage to those of you who need to relax or get rid of tight sore muscles.

[From The Schenectady Greenmarket newsletter.]