Foodies rejoice! If you’re always seeking out a truly unique culinary experience, the Capital-Saratoga Region is a food lover’s paradise that won’t disappoint. The area is home to countless farm-to-table establishments, farmer’s markets, orchards, farms and u-pick properties.
Northville Farmers Market – Waterfront Park, Northville, NY
Find fresh local veggies, baked goods, flowers, fruits and more at the Northville Farmers’ Market! Open on Tuesdays, July through early September, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., and Fridays, late May through mid-October 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Eagle Mills Cider Company – 383 County Hwy 138, Broadalbin, NY
Their 100 year old water wheel still powers the cider mill. This incredible array of belts, pulleys and line shafts move apples through the mill, up the apple elevator, through the grinder and finally to the antique, knuckle joint cider press, where they are squeezed and blended to produce their famous Eagle Mills Cider.
Rogers Family Orchard – 260 County Hwy 131, Johnstown, NY
Rogers Family Orchard is a small, family driven business dedicated to supplying customers with fresh, locally produced fruits and vegetables.
Saratoga Farmer’s Market – 105 High Rock Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY
Providing Saratoga County with high-quality local food and agricultural products direct from the farmers and producers. 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.
Saratoga Apple – 1174 Route 29, Schuylerville, NY
Saratoga Apple is an orchard and farm market open 7 days a week, 12 months a year. We sell a wide variety of apples, peaches, plums, pears, cider, fresh baked goods, and produce. We also stock an assortment of local, natural, and healthy food and gifts. Apple cider donuts are made daily all year round.
Winney’s Blueberry Farm – 113 Winney Dr, Schuylerville, NY
With 40 acres and 19 different varieties, Winney’s Blueberry Farm is the largest one in eastern New York.
Troy Waterfront Farmers Market (year-around) – Downtown Troy, NY
Every Saturday, more than 80+ food growers, bakers, chefs and artisans gather to offer the Capital Region’s freshest and finest! For more than 15 years, The Troy Farmer’s Market provides a community gathering place with live music, great food, family activities and lots of learning opportunities!
The Berry Patch – 15589 NY-22, Stephentown, NY
The Berry Patch has been cultivating berries on their farm since 1996, and our plants are hardy and prolific. They often hear back from our customers, many who return each year, who say they’re the best berries they’ve ever tasted. Berries are available seasonally – strawberries in early summer, then blueberries and raspberries in mid to late summer.
The Barn at Kristy’s Farm – 2385 Brookview Rd, Castleton-On-Hudson, NY
Throughout the year, The Barn at Kristy’s Farm offers a variety of opportunities to pick your own produce, including strawberries, summer black and red raspberries, tomatoes (24 varieties), fall red raspberries, apples and pumpkins.
Cambridge Farmers Market – Broad St, Cambridge, NY
The Cambridge Valley Farmers Market takes place on the green space located on the corner of Main St and Broad St in the quaint town of Cambridge, NY. The market features pasture raised meats and eggs, fresh local produce, gourmet baked goods, local wines, maple products, artisanal breads, delicious prepared foods, and unique handmade goods!
Dancing Ewe Farm <– 181 County Rte 12, Granville, NY
Dancing Ewe Farm is dedicated to preserving the art, technique, and cultural surrounding of Tuscan style cheese making, Salumi and Olive Oil. They use only raw milk from our sheep, best quality pigs fed with our whey and perfectly ripened olives…the way it’s been for generations in their family.
Rathbuns Maple House – 1208 Hatch Hill Rd, Whitehall, NY
During “Sugaring-time” in early spring, come and watch Rathbuns Maple House boil maple sap into syrup. Bring your own container to fill with maple syrup, try some old-fashioned sugar on snow, or maybe take a sleigh ride around their farmland. Have a breakfast or maple dessert outside on our deck.
Empire State Plaza Farmers Market – Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY
Empire State Plaza Farmers Market, Empire State Plaza. Office of General Services (OGS) is host to a year-round Farmers’ Market program. Farmers’ Markets are a great way to support local business, promote healthy foods and contribute to the vibrant public space that is Empire State Plaza.
Goold’s Orchards – 1297 Brookview Station Rd., Castleton, NY
A Family Farm since 1910, Goold Orchards is a 100+ acre apple orchard. Open year round our farm features a Farm Store, Bakery and Cider Mill. You can “pick your own” strawberries and raspberries seasonally. Apples and pumpkins are available from September through mid-November. Goold’s Annual Apple Festival & Craft Show is held Columbus Day Weekend (Saturday and Sunday)
Indian Ladder Farms – 342 Altamont Road, Altamont, NY
This family-owned historic farm is open for family fun in the spring, summer and fall. Apples and berries make for fun picking experiences. Complement that with a monster sandbox, petting zoo, and recently opened brewery and taproom and you’ve got a mecca for family fun. In the fall, take a hayride, and pick pumpkins!