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80th Year for Farmers Market
ALBANY - The 80th anniversary season of the oldest and largest farmers market in the area is underway.
The Capital District Farmers Market has locally grown produce, flowers, plants, fish, exotic meets, savory baked goods and prepared foods.
The market, located at 318 Broadway in Menands, is open Saturdays through October, rain or shine, from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Customers may also purchase fresh goods from the farmers Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 6-8 a.m., or the wholesalers Monday-Friday from 5 a.m.-noon.
Saturday events include:
Lawn, Garden, Tractor, Truck Day on 6/8
Strawberry Festival on 6/22
Moped & Scooter Rally on 7/13
Corn Festival on 7/20
Spotlight Newspapers' Family Day on 8/10
Harvest Festival on 9/14
Pumpkin Festival on 10/12.
Most special events also include hay wagon rides and pedal tractors.