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(post, Schenectady Greenmarket Farmers' Market)
Here is what we are expecting: --vegetable and herb plants (Buhrmaster's Farm, Native Farm Flowers, Barber's Farm and others) --gorgeous hanging baskets—perfect for Mother's Day! (Barber's Farm and others) --beets with greens that are sweeter than chard --rhubarb (Cornell Farm, Windy Willow Farm and others) --early radishes (Cornell Farm, Migliorelli's Farm, and others) --scallions (Native Farm Flowers) --pullet eggs—the first eggs from a hen less than one year old (Cooper's Ark Farm) --this is a great time for greens--especially spinach --asparagus (Pixie's Preserves by Petuske's Produce, Buhrmaster Family Farm and Migliorelli Farm) Come celebrate Mother's Day at the market. Find the perfect gift for mom: --Spectacular hanging baskets. --Delicious tarts from Dutch Desserts. --How about wine, cheese and a loaf of crusty bread? Wine from Cascade or Hudson-Chatham Winery. Delicious cheese from Argyle Cheese Farmer, Palatine Cheese, Dancing Ewe Farm or Painted Goat Farm. Fresh bread from Our Daily Bread or The Placid Baker. Meat at the market is new to some folks. Our vendors offer some of the highest quality meat you can find anywhere. Sweet Tree Farm raises grass-fed beef, pastured pork and pastured chicken. Mariaville Angus has grass-raised, grain finished beef. All of these animals are humanely raised, traceable (you will buy directly from the farmer) and local, local, local! (Mariaville Angus is right here in Schenectady County.) Live Music: 11-1, Whoa Nelly, Peggy Pearl, Tim Barker and Karen Gilpin present an acoustic-funk-folk-sing along, BRING YOUR GUITAR and join our jam circle. Tim is well known for his song leadership abilities. He can make anyone feel comfortable so jump in on the fun. Your Local Expert: 10-2, Holistic Health Counselor Tamara Flanders of Your Body Awake!, Saratoga. Please join us for a demonstration of just how easy it is to make great, simple and healthy food. Tamara is a Holistic Health Counselor who is an advocate of eating local and seasonal foods as an important factor in natural wellness.