The Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market, in cooperation with The Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo, will host a Wellness Lane event from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at the market.
As part of the farmers’ market, the Wellness Institute and its partners will be offering free health-related information, resources and fun. Market visitors interested in networking with local health organizations will have the opportunity to meet health and wellness professionals. Taking part in the event will be the Eat Well Live Well Challenge, Catholic Health System, Swing Buffalo, the Erie County Department of Health, a massage therapist, acupuncturist and chiropractor. Also joining the market this week will be the WNY Book Arts Center and market nutritionist Nicole Klem.
Providing musical entertainment on Saturday, July 20, will be Porcelain Train from 8:15 to 9:45 a.m., followed by the Nickel City String Band from 9:45 to 11:15 a.m. and Davey O. from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
Offering wine tasting at the market this Saturday will be Schulze Vineyards & Winery and Niagara Landing Wine Cellars. 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, and the market is now offering $2 EBT incentive coupons; just purchase $10 in EBT tokens and get an additional $2 coupon that can be used just like the tokens. The incentive program is courtesy of the Erie-Niagara Tobacco-Free Coalition and the Lexington Co-operative Market.
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!