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At the Schenectady Greenmarket this Sunday, Feb 28

February 26, 2010

Schenectady Greenmarket February 28
Inside Proctors, Sunday 10-2

Despite the snow there are early sign’s of spring at the market. In addition to the lovely spinach and greens we’ve had, this week marks the return of garlic stems and scallions! And it is the perfect time to begin planning your garden. Local expert, John Mishanec will be talking tomatoes.
Parking note: with the Jay Street construction the parking garage on Broadway is a good choice for the next few weeks.

Market Stage: Larry Meyerhoff and Bailey Quinn
Jam Circle: Children’s concert with Terri Roben (http://www.terriroben.com)
Local Expert: John Mishanec, Cornell Cooperative Extension, will talk about Tomatoes: what to expect from late blight
Community Table: Community Land Trust of Schenectady (http://www.cltofschdy.org)

Variety vendors: Sistah’s Vintage Aprons, Abbey Farms, Mary Ann Thomas, Burden Lake Creamworks, Robbie’s Cookies

Check the fan page (Schenectady Greenmarket Fans) on facebook to find out what is fresh this week!
Painted Goat is back! Fresh chevre from the first milk of the season.
Maynard Farms: 12 varieties of apples including tart Maynard’s Crisp; sweet and crunchy Honeycrisp; Bosc pears; 7 varieties of potatoes including Yukon Gold, Yellow Finn, Princessa Larette and French; green and red cabbage; celeriac; brussel sprouts-get them now, end’s almost here; German red hard-neck garlic; and freshly pressed sweet cider.
Sistah’s Vintage Aprons: aprons, special order aprons, doggie collar scarves, tissue holders, potholders and hot/cold space packets–expanded offerings!
Battenkill Valley Creamery: milk, chocolate milk, half and half, cream and ice cream!
Cooper’s Ark Farm: farm-fresh flax-fed eggs
Madura Farms: cipollini scallions, spicy mesclun mix and fresh garlic stems! Also, mushrooms, greens, spinach, etc.
American Buffalo: bison ribeye steaks, new york strip steaks, filet mignon, bulk burger, burger patties, bison dogs, sweet and hot italian sausage, breakfast sausage, kielbasa, bison snack sticks and bison jerky
Underwood’s Greenhouse/Shushan Hydro: vine cluster tomatoes, beefsteak tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, heads of lettuce (a mixed head of red, green, butter, romaine, oak and bib lettuce), arugula, spinach, watercress, green beans (pole beans), baby cucumbers, basil, cilantro, rosemary, oregano, parsley, dill, thyme, sage, mint and lovage. SPECIAL 10% off baby cucumbers!
Healing Path Massage: chair massages by licensed massage therapists Jennifer Cross and Jean Sefcovic. Relieve your snow shoveling aches and pains.
Burden Lake Creamworks: NEW coconut shea cream made with coconut oil and coconut fragrance–super creamy and it smells like spring. Also lavender, almond and unscented.
Sororia Organics: NEW almond coconut milk soap. Also body butter for dry skin.

http://www.schenectadygreenmarket.org

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