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Farmers Markets

Schenectady County Thursday Farmers Market

The Schenectady County sponsored weekday Farmers Market opens for the season in early May and runs through October. The Market is located outside Schenectady City Hall and is open every Thursday morning from 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM rain or shine. There is plenty of on-street parking available and free parking is available next to City Hall in the lot between Franklin and Liberty Streets.

Available items in May include early-season produce, flowering baskets, bedding plants, flowers, and vegetable seedlings for the home gardener. There is also chicken, pork, beef, eggs, honey and a variety of baked goods, specialty food items, jams and jellies and handmade artisan soaps. As the growing season continues, over a dozen vendors and farmers will bring additional in season products to the market.

SNAP benefits are accepted, and the market participates in the Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP). Women and children enrolled in WIC and eligible senior citizens may use FMNP benefit checks/coupons for fresh market produce. The market serves as a distribution site for senior farmers market coupons in early summer. Contact the County Department of Senior and Long-Term Care, Kathleen Albert, Senior Services Coordinator (518-382-8481 X9304) for further information.

For weekly updates on market offerings as well as information about participating vendors and farmers, visit the Schenectady Farmers’ Market Facebook page.

2022 Vendor Brochure

How to Use FMNP Coupons at a NYS Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets in Schenectady County

Name Location Day and Time Season
Schenectady County Thursday Farmers Market City Hall
Franklin & Jay St
May - October
Niskayuna Farmers Market*

Niskayuna Town Hall

Saturdays           8:30am-12:30pm

Schenectady Greenmarket* (Outdoor) 105 Jay St. (City Hall) Sundays 10am-2pm April-November
Schenectady Greenmarket* (Indoor) Proctors Arcade Sundays 10am-2pm December-March

* Please note that the starred Farmers Markets are not coordinated by Schenectady County. They are listed here as a service and for information only.