This season's farms and vendors

Music:

June 14 – Fearless Fretters (String Band Music)
June 21 – FOB: Frettin’ Old Guys (Folk & Rock Music)
July 5 – Red Haired Strangers (on library patio)
July 12 – Family Concert with Miss Lisa (on library patio)
July 26 – Skip Parsons & Clarinet Marmalade Trio (on library patio)
August 2 – Israel Singer “As Iz” (folk rock & alternate)
August 9 – Loosely Wound String Band (old time folk music)
August 16 – Schodack Trackers (bluegrass)
August 23 – M.O.M.: Memories of Mom (Sing Along)
September 20 – Loosely Wound String Band (old time folk music)

Food Trucks

Carol’s Place (every Wednesday except July 5  & 12)
The Chuck Wagon (July 5)
The Hungry Traveler (July 12)
16 Handles Frozen Yogurt (July 12 & July 26)

Community Activities

June 14 – Friends of the Library
June 21 – Friends of the Library
June 28 – Kids’ Crafts with Library Teen Volunteers
July 19 – Cornell Cooperative Extension
July 19 – Kids’ Crafts with Library Teen Volunteers
July 26 – Reptile Adventures (on library patio)
August 2 – Kids’ Crafts with Library Teen Volunteers
August 9 – Cornell Cooperative Extension

Farms and Vendors for 2017

FARMS:

Becker’s Farm Garden Center (Hanging plants, plant starters, flowers and vegetables)
A local Family farm, Becker’s is devoted to providing the best quality annuals, perennials, nursery stock, and roses possible.
http://www.beckersfarm.com/about-us/

Kristy’s Barn*
Third Generation local farm of over 300 acres. Kristy’s Barn strives to produce high-quality, healthy food using green farming practices, share our knowledge and love of farming, and give back to our community whenever possible. Offerings include: vegetables, seasonal fruit, eggs, flowers and more.
http://www.kristysbarn.com/about-us/

Swartz Swartz Dairy & Produce* (vegetables and fruits)
Dairy & Produce is a 5th generation dairy, fruit & vegetable farm located in southern Rensselaer County, NY, known for our strawberries & pumpkins! Offerings each week will include vegetables in season, and fruits and in the fall we have our pumpkins and gourds.
https://www.facebook.com/swartzdairy/

Tarbox Farms Earth’s Bounty*
The Tarbox Farm has been family owned and operated since 1994 with the fourth generation involved in the dairy, vegetable and beef business.  The farm practices are based on Cornell Research using environmentally safe and sustainable practices.  We have raised beef for our family without antibiotics and hormones for many years.
Offerings include apples, berries, baked goods, cheese, cut flowers, eggs, greenhouse plants, meat, pumpkins, sweet corn, and vegetables.
http://www.renscotourism.com/agri_tourism/tarbox-farms-earths-bounty/

*Farms certified in the NYS Department and Agriculture and Markets Nutrition Program (FMNP).  These farms can accept checks from the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) and the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program.

 

VENDORS:

Bee Hollow (honey products)

Grafton Mountain Soap Works (handmade soaps, candles and lotions)
Enjoy the thick luxurious lather from our handmade soaps. With 10 years of experience we bring you handcrafted quality you can trust! Weekly offerings of goat milk soaps in various scents, lotions & butters and soy candles.
http://graftonmountainsoapworks.com/

Homemade Jams & Jellies (jams, jellies, gift boxed jams, gift baskets)
Delicious homemade jams and jellies made by Claudia Russell of Homemade Jams and Jellies in Averill Park NY. All made with locally hand picked fruit in small batches. Flavors will vary depending on what fresh fruits are available.

Hudson-Chatham Winery (wines, vinegars, sauces)
Well-established local and tourist destination in Columbia County, voted the Capital Region’s Best Local Winery in 2011, 2012, and 2014, and Columbia County’s Best Winery in 2014 and 2015.
www.hudsonchathamwinery

Mort’s Maple (maple syrup, maple candy, maple cream)

Rare Form Brewing Company (craft beer)
A small, five barrel brewery with a sole devotion to finely made craft beer in Troy
http://www.rareformbrewing.com/

Santa’s Snacks (seasoned pretzels)

T&S Concessions (fresh popped Kettle Corn & wood birdhouses & bee traps)

The Caker (baked goods – specializing in cakes, cupcakes and dessert bars, vegan and gluten free as well)

Worldling’s Pleasure (cheese spreads & baked goods)
We are a small, family owned and operated maker of gourmet cheeses, spreads, and sweet breads established in 2007. We make all of our products by hand in small batches to ensure the utmost in quality. Additionally, we use as many ingredients in our cheeses and spreads as possible that are local to the Capital District of Upstate New York, thereby supporting the community and guaranteeing the freshness and superior quality of our products. We also offered freshly made baked goods each week.
http://www.worldlingspleasure.com

 

FOOD TRUCKS

Carol’s Place (prepared food truck every week except July 5 & 12))
Weekly Grab and Go freshly made dinners available each week. Dinners can be also reserved by calling 271-7700 and give your name and what time you wish to pick it up during the market. Dinner menus are posted on our website.
http://carolsplaceandtheeatery.com

The Chuck Wagon (July 5)
We are a family owned mobile food trailer and commercial kitchen preparing all of your favorite comfort foods, plus a great selection of healthy and vegetarian meals.
http://thechuckwagon.net/about.html.

The Hungry Traveler (July 12)
We are a Delmar, NY based food truck bringing you good eats. We specialize in mouth-watering sandwiches and an amazing Michigan hot dog sauce.
http://www.hungrytravelertruck.com/

 

CRAFTS:

PJ’s Cauldron (pottery)
R. Jana Jewelry (custom made copper and gemstone jewelry)
Toolin’ Around (hand crafted birdhouses)
Wicks and Wanderers (soy wax candles in jars)