Albany County Bounty: Support Local Farms & Agriculture!

LOCAL FARM STORES

Altamont Orchards
6654 Dunnsville Road
Guilderland, New York 
(518) 861-6515
http://www.altamontorchards.com external website
Daily 9:30am–6:00pm
Weekends January–May
Saturdays 9:00am–5:00pm
Sundays Noon–4:00pm
U-pick strawberries, apples and pumpkins. Cider, vegetables, retail products and bakery items available at market. Also home of Orchard Creek Golf Course and Cider House Restaurant.

Altamont Vineyard and Winery - Old World Ways; New World Wines
3001 Furbeck Road
Altamont, New York
(518) 355-8100
Tasting room open Friday–Sunday Noon–5:00pm
The 2008 vintage was grown, produced and bottled on site. The vineyard is looking forward to the 2009 vintage which is a mixture of locally grown and Finger Lakes grapes. Come taste our passion.

Eight Mile Creek Farm
40 Johnny Cake Hill Road
Westerlo, New York 
(518) 966-5468 
Call ahead to have in-season produce picked fresh for you. Certified organic eggs are always available. Certified organic beef available, as well.

Frantzen's Scenic Acres Farm
Dale & Cheryl Frantzen
248 Line Road
Berne, NY  12023
(518) 872-1199 (Farm)
(518) 573-5949 (Cell)
frantzenc@msn.com
Featuring pasture raised chicken and heritage breed turkeys, free-range brown eggs, and seasonal vegetables.  Coming soon are duck eggs, duck, pork and grass-raised Scottish Highland beef. We use no chemicals, antibiotics or hormones - all our products are raised naturally. Call or e-mail to place order and arrange pick up.

The Gade Farm
2479 Western Avenue
Guilderland, New York 
(518) 869-8019
Daily 9:00am–7:30pm
Palm Sunday–December 25
Fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, jams and condiments available at farm store. Bulk mulch and firewood are available for delivery.

Gardnerville Farms
Gardner Road
Altamont, New York
Saturday 9:00am–5:00pm
Sunday 12Noon–5:00pm
Growing organic garlic, hot peppers, raspberries, blackberries, and herbs.

George’s Market
760 Troy-Schenectady Road
Colonie, New York 
(518) 785-4210
http://www.georges-market.com external website
Monday–Saturday 8:00am–6:00pm
Sundays 9:00am–6:00pm
April 1–December 24 
Offering a wide selection of locally grown fruits and home-grown vegetables, cut flowers, trees and shrubs, Sod, firewood and bedding plants. Seasonal specialties include: pumpkins; gourds; corn stalks; home baked pies; donuts and cider; Christmas and tabletop trees; custom made wreaths, roping, garland, centerpieces, kissing balls; and grave blankets.

Gordon Farms, Inc.
144 Beebe Road
Berne, NY 12023
(518) 872-2602
www.gordon-farms.com external website
Call to order or for an appointment.
A sustainable grass fed beef and hay farm.  Hormone, anti-biotic free, and 100% grass fed beef and  pesticide-free and sustainably managed hay. 

Highland Hollow
1715 Tarrytown Rd
Feura Bush, NY12067
www.Highland-hollow.com external website
(518) 424-3667
Featuring grass fed Scottish Highland as well as Hereford cattle. All of our beef is 21 days dry aged. We also offer grass fed heritage turkeys, heritage pork, and grass fed heritage breed lamb. There is no use of antibiotics, herbicides, pesticides, growth hormones, cross breeding, and our beef and lamb are 100% grass fed. Our beef is available in whole, half or quarter. Pork is available in whole and half. Call for details.

Kleinke’s Farm
96 Kenwood Avenue
Delmar, New York 
(518) 439-5563
http://www.localharvest.org/farms/M21664 external website
July-October
Monday–Saturday 10:00am–6:00pm
Sundays 10:00am–4:00pm

Krug Farms
65 Everett Road
Colonie, New York 
(518) 482-5406
9:00am–6:00pm
May–September
A variety of vegetables, nursery plants, flowers and herbs from this farm are available at several Capital District farmers markets. They sell both retail and wholesale.

Lansing’s Farm Market
204 Lishakill Road
Colonie, New York 
(518) 464-0089
Daily May-December
Growing U-pick berries, vegetables, pumpkins, and flowers. Apple cider, honey, baked goods, preserves and greenhouse plants also available.

Longfield
1093 Township Road (Rte 146)
Knox, New York
(518) 861-5280
Thursdays 3:00pm–7:00pm
Featuring grass-fed and pasture-raised meats from Sap Bush Hollow Farm; local vegetables and flowers; stone hearth artisan breads from Longfield Farm; wool products from Longfield and other local farms.

Medusa General Store
6 Red Barn Lane
Medusa, New York
(518) 239-6980
Monday–Saturday 6:00am–8:00pm
Sundays 8:00am–6:00pm

Morning Fog Farm
1207 Switzkill Road
Berne, New York 
(518) 872-1772 
www.morningfogfarm.com external website
Saturdays 10:00am–6:00pm and by appointment
Organic vegetables, herbs, naturally raised beef and pork.

Newcomb’s Farm
157 Thacher Park Road (Rte 157A)
(518) 872-2576
Daily 10:00am–6:00pm
Farm stand offers a variety of fruits, vegetable, herbs and bedding plants; as well as baked goods and honey.

Our Family’s Harvest 
New Scotland Road (Rte 85), next to Town Hall
New Scotland, New York
Homegrown and other fruits and vegetables, sweet corn, hanging and bedding plants, baked goods, meats, and other specialty items.

Partridge Run Farm and Apiary
484 Ravine Road
Berne, New York 
Open daily for honey and related products (e.g., candles, soaps).

Patroon Land Farm
153 Kecham Road
Voorheesville, New York 
http://www.localharvest.org/farms/M16737 external website
Mark Weinheimer (518) 786-3691
Monday–Saturday

Stanton’s Farm Market
Routes 32 & 406
4 miles north of Greenville
(518) 768-2344
Monday–Saturday 10:00am–6:00pm
May–September
Vegetables, corn, home-grown strawberries, fruits.

West Shaker Farm
925 Watervliet Shaker Road
Colonie, New York 
(518) 869-1922
8:00am–5:00pm
April 15–July 4 and August 21–December 24
Plants and flowers and indoor produce market offering the farm's fruit and vegetables and other produce from the Menands Market. There is also a café.

COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE (CSA)

Eight Mile Creek Farm
40 Johnny Cake Hill Road
Westerlo, New York 
Pam McSweeney (518) 966-5468 
http://www.localharvest.org/farms/M16275 external website
A certified organic, family owned and run farm in Albany County, NY. They have a CSA, sell at local farmers' markets and food cooperatives, as well as direct from the farm. They offer a large variety of vegetables, fruit, and herbs. Cage-free eggs and grass-fed beef, are also available. All products are certified organic.

Patroon Land Farm
153 Kecham Road
Voorheesville, New York 
Mark Weinheimer (518) 786-3691
http://www.localharvest.org/csa/M16737 external website
The Patroon Land Farm's core purpose is to grow food to feed hungry people. CSA members contribute to that mission while enjoying their own share of the farm's bounty. A portion of the farm is devoted to growing fresh, nutritious food for the Regional Food Bank and the hungry people it serves.

Serendipity Farm
59 Rifle Range Road
Colonie, New York 
Brian Bender (518) 406-5469
http://www.sfandcs.com external website
A naturally grown farm serving the Capital District. They grow 100% heirloom variety vegetables (over 50% are Ark of Taste selections from Slow Food USA), pastured poultry (hormone- and antibiotic-free chicken and turkey), free-range eggs, and various herbs.

OTHER STORES CARRYING LOCALLY GROWN FOODS

BountyPost
https://bountypost.com 
A service that lets people request deliveries from local farm stands and farm markets. People create orders, and other shoppers in the community pick up the items and deliver them.  The service is accessible via the web and is available 24/7.

Delmar Health Nut
282 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054 
(518) 439-7775 
Local eggs

Hannaford Supermarkets
Close to Home Program external website

Honest Weight Food Co-op
484 Central Avenue
Albany, NY
(518) 482-2667
http://www.hwfc.com external website
Local produce, eggs, meat, and cheese. May be able to serve as pick-up spot.

Price Chopper Supermarkets
Produce Department


Google map of Albany County Farm Stores & Stands external website