Welcome to Rensselaer County! Located in the Hudson-Mohawk Heritage area of Upstate New York’s Capital Region.

Rensselaer County is filled with wonderful contradictions and juxtapositions. It’s a special place where rural charm meets urban delights, where cultural opportunities and pastoral pastimes happily coexist, and where American heritage meets cutting-edge technology. Stretching thirty miles along the Hudson River, it offers thousands of acres of parks, miles of trails, and more than 500 lakes, ponds, and even championship golf courses.


18 September 2019 - 25 September 2019

East Greenbush Farmers Market

East Greenbush Library, 10 Community Way, East Greenbush ,NY 12061

There will be a Farmers Market that will take place every Wednesday (rain or shine) in the Parking Lot of the East Greenbush Library.  

19 September 2019

The Mysteries of the Mabee Farm

Pittstown Town Hall, 97 Tomhannock Road, Valley Falls, NY

The mysteries of the Mabee Farm (the oldest farm in the Mohawk Valley) will be revealed in a talk on September 19th at 7:30 PM at the Pittstown Town Hall in Tomhannock. The farm, which is located in Rotterdam Junction, dates to 1705. Archaeology, research, and deduction will be cited when reviewing clues to the…

20 September 2019 - 28 October 2019

Castleton on Hudson Farmers Artisans Market

Castleton-on-the-Hudson, Main Street & Scott Avenue, Castleton

The Castleton on Hudson Farmers Artisans Market will go from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm. This family friendly event takes place at the corner of Main Street and Scott Avenue. Come down, enjoy the river view, and support the local crafts and farm economy!

21 September 2019

Troy Waterfront Farmers Market (Summer)

Troy Waterfront Farmers Market, 251 River Street, Troy, NY 12180

Where the Farm meets the City! The Troy Waterfront Farmers Market is delighted to bring you nearly 100 local farmers and fresh food vendors every Saturday, year-round in Downtown Troy, New York. For almost 20 years, we have been a leader in supporting local agribusiness and providing a livelihood to farmers and food producers in…

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Celebrate the holidays with a fresh cut Christmas tree from Rensselaer County.  Select from a large variety of Christmas trees from the following growers and retailers:

Becker’s Farm
420 Columbia Turnpike, East Greenbush, NY
(518) 477-4163
Poinsettias, Christmas trees, wreaths and kissing balls


Capital Agway
1333 NY Rt. 7, Troy, NY
(518) 279-4300
Pre-cut Christmas trees and wreaths


Engel’s Acres
445 Brunswick Rd., Troy
(518) 874-1350
Boxwood trees, poinsettias, Christmas trees and wreaths



Gold Krest Farm
Rt. 9J, Rensselaer, NY
(518) 365-5969
Pre-cut trees, wreaths, Christmas trees, kissing balls and custom decorations



Hewitt’s Garden Center
4 Middle Mannix Rd., Rensselaer, NY
(518) 283-2159



McDonough’s Farm
28 Gilligan Rd., East Greenbush, NY
(518) 477-4841
Fresh cut-your-own and pre-cut Christmas trees and wreaths



Morin’s Tree Farm
635 Groveside Rd., Buskirk, NY
(518) 275-8501
Fresh cut-your-own and pre-cut Christmas trees and wreaths



Pine Ridge Cross Country Ski Area
1463 Plank Rd., East Poestenkill, NY
(518) 283-3652
Cut your own Balsam Firs, Fraser Firs, Blue Spruce and White Spruce
Visit www.pineridgexc.com for directions



Zema’s Nursery
154 Presbyterian Hill Rd., Stephentown, NY
(518) 733-5868
Over 20 acres of well-groomed Christmas trees including Fraser Firs, Balsam Firs, White Firs (Concolors), and Colorado Spruces.


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Zema's xmas trees

Zema's xmas trees


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