(The Board occasionally approves vendors from outside our core counties who bring products not readily available at the market.) Discover Something New Our shoppers choose from dozens of types of vegetables, fresh fruit, honey, baked goods, pasture-raised meat and poultry, cheese, fish and seafood, jams, wine, yogurt and milk, flowers and herbs, complemented by crafters and on-site prepared food.
Newer vendors selling items such as pickles, crackers, and hard cider are quickly gathering a following.
Many of our products are Certified Naturally Grown or USDA Organic.
Want to try something different or need a recipe tip? As producers, it is a privilege to build connections with customers who value our knowledge, crops, and products.Every market day offers a chance for vital learning and exchanges between consumer and producer. A Saratoga institution, the summer Farmers Market meets on Wednesdays from -PM and AM-PM on Saturdays between May and October, providing Saratoga County with high-quality local food and agricultural products direct from the farmers and producers.A Saratoga institution, the summer Farmers Market meets on Wednesdays from -PM and AM-PM on Saturdays between May and October, providing Saratoga County with high-quality local food and agricultural products direct from the farmers and producers.Intensive animal farming or industrial livestock production, also called factory farming by opponents of the practice, is a modern form of intensive farming that refers to the keeping of livestock, such as cattle, poultry (including in "battery cages") and fish at higher stocking densities than is usually the case with other forms of animal agriculture—a practice typical in industrial farming by agribusinesses.Back in 1978, the The Saratoga Farmers Market held their first summertime market in a Saratoga Springs parking lot: several trucks, good produce, a handful of farmers and some customers.
Nowadays, they share the bounty at a twice-weekly summer/fall market in Saratoga’s High Rock Park.From May through October, hundreds of people shop with over 50 vendors under three soaring pavilions and down the lawn.From November to April, our Saratoga market flourishes inside the Lincoln Baths building at Saratoga Spa State Park, providing wintertime access to farm-fresh products from 30+ vendors, and a pleasant community gathering spot during the colder months.In addition to Saratoga Springs, we now run summer/fall markets in Malta and Clifton Park.Local Products from Four Counties The Saratoga Farmers’ Market Association runs local “producer-only” markets.This standard requires that vendors to grow or produce their goods in Saratoga, Schenectady, Rensselaer, or Washington counties and ensures that products are fresh and unique, not purchased for re-sale.