SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – A new marketplace full of local sellers will be featured at the Saratoga Race Course throughout race season.
Uniquely New York Marketplace will be held each Sunday of the racing season at Saratoga Race Course from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. featuring 13 vendors and artisans.
"As one of the leading suppliers of food and agricultural products in the nation, New York has a proud history of producing quality, locally-made goods. It seems only fitting to showcase these products in a setting that matches their importance to the community," NYRA Vice President & Director of Hospitality Stephen Travers said. "We look forward to inviting track patrons to learn more about businesses from the region while purchasing a diverse array of items produced exclusively in the Empire State."
Designed to highlight geographical diversity and diversity in products, the marketplace will feature vendors from the Hudson Valley, Capital Region, Mohawk Valley and Western New York.
The following vendors are scheduled to participate in the inaugural Uniquely New York Marketplace at Saratoga Race Course:
Adirondack Candle Company of Glenville, N.Y. High-quality handmade candles reflecting the life and scents of the great Adirondacks
Dutch Desserts of Kinderhook, N.Y. Gourmet fruit, nut and chocolate tarts
Karma Sauce Company of Pittsford, N.Y. Artisan handmade condiments including hot sauce, mustard, ketchup, rubs and more
Merry Hill Farm of Amsterdam, N.Y. Hand-dyed, all-natural alpaca yarn, hand knit and felted items
Mountain Winds Farm of Berne, N.Y. Family-owned maple farm offering maple syrup, maple candy and maple cream
Mu Mu Muesli of Sharon Springs, N.Y. Organic oat cereal and pancake mix
Peanut Principle of Cohoes, N.Y. Gourmet nut and seed butters made with high-quality ingredients
Pixie's Preserves of Waterford, N.Y. Homemade jams, jellies and marmalades
RAD Soap Company of Cohoes, N.Y. Handcrafted soaps, lotions and body creams
Saratoga Salsa & Spice Company of Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Salsa, barbecue sauce and bloody mary mix
Saratoga Sweets of Clifton Park, N.Y. Handmade chocolates, candy, truffles and novelties
Spacey Tracy's Pickles of Rhinebeck, N.Y. Gourmet pickles, pickled jellies and spreads
Whalen's Horseradish Products of Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Homemade, hand-prepared horseradish, sauces and cheese spreads
The Uniquely New York Marketplace will be held each Sunday throughout the 2013 summer racing season: July 21 and 28; August 4, 11, 18, 25; and September 1.
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