The Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market, a popular Western New York tradition featuring nearly 40 vendors selling fresh, seasonal and local produce and products, is open for the 2013 season! Hours at the open-air market, a program of the Elmwood Village Association, are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday, rain or shine.
Providing musical entertainment on Saturday, June 1, will be singer/guitarist Paul Arata from 8:15 to 9:45 a.m., singer/guitarist Casey Bolles from 9:45 to 11:15 a.m. and the talented duet of Dan & Leanne from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. The market also welcomes several community groups this Saturday, including the D’Youville College School of Pharmacy “Healthy Buffalo” program, Precious Paws, Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled, Friends of the City of Buffalo Animal Shelter, and the ASSE International Student Exchange.
Offering wine tasting at the market this Saturday will be Arrowhead Spring Vineyards and Freedom Run Winery. And, Martin Cooks will be back, weather permitting, preparing fresh breakfast and lunch offerings using only items that are available at the market!
The Electronic Benefit Transfer system is once again in place at the market for the 2013 season. The system allows individuals receiving public assistance to purchase products from eligible market vendors using their EBT card.
Additionally, the market is once again partnering with the Erie-Niagara Tobacco-Free Coalition to promote a smoke-free environment this season. For a complete list of market vendors and events, please visit www.elmwoodmarket.org. Frequent updates are also available by following the market on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ElmwoodBidwellFarmersMarket.
The Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market: Always fresh, always seasonal, always local!