Where to Find Local Produce in Schenectady County and the Capital Region

NB: Hours and programs change; check before you visit. Bring your own bags; and wear a mask.

Farmers’ Markets (in season):

Schenectady Green Market, Sundays, City Hall & Proctor’s Theater

Schenectady Farmers’ Market, Thursdays, City Hall Plaza (no website)

Troy Waterfront Farmers’ Market

Spa City Farmers’ Market   Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Farmers’ Market   Wilton Mall and Clifton Park

Niskayuna Farmers’ Market at the Town Hall

Farmers’ Markets in Albany and the Capital Region, many in Albany County


Farms with markets or farmstands: 

Lansing Farm, Colonie 

Buhrmaster Farms, Scotia

Burger’s Market Garden  Niskayuna

New York Farm Bureau lists individual farms by county


Farms that specialize in meat (also check other farms and CSAs):

Buckley Farm, Ballston Lake, Saratoga County

Sapbush Hollow Farm, West Fulton, Schoharie County


Grocery Stores and Farm Delivery Services (check signs and labels at large and small grocery stores):

Field Goods Farmers’ Market Delivery & Pickup, Home deliveries of local farm produce and products.

Farmers’ Market Home Delivery, Menands, New York, family-run business that delivers local foods.

Honest Weight Food Co-op, Watervliet Avenue, Albany

The Niskayuna Co-op, Nott Street, Niskayuna


Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) offers shares of seasonal produce and foods to subscribers.

Shares may be picked up at the farm or at local pickup points.  Some CSAs offer home delivery.

Buhrmaster Farms CSA, Scotia, Schenectady County

Denison Farm, Schaghticoke, Rensselaer County

Fox Creek Farm, Gallupville, Schoharie County

Known Source Farm, Ballston Lake, Saratoga County

Lansing Farm CSA, Colonie, Albany County

Lovin’ Mama Farm, Amsterdam, Montgomery County

Roxbury Farm  Kinderhook, Columbia County

Soul Fire Farm, Petersburg, Rensselaer County

Vale Urban Farm, City of Schenectady, Schenectady County


Community Farm and Garden Programs:

Schenectady Urban Farms/Vale Urban Farm, Schenectady,  offers memberships and volunteer opportunities.

Roots and Wisdom (Cornell Cooperative Extension), Schenectady

Friends of the Schenectady Greenhouses

Capital Roots, Troy 

Zoller School Garden:  A Schenectady elementary school offers children the chance to learn about plants and gardens through on-site gardening. (Zoller School Garden on Facebook)