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, July 27, will be accordionist Mary Frances Guerra from 8:15 to 9:45 a.m., followed by violinist David Adamczyk from 9:45 to 11:15 a.m., and Brian & Peg from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. The market also welcomes several community groups this Saturday, including the Friends of the City of Buffalo Animal Shelter, Precious Paws, Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled and Yelp Buffalo. Unyts will also be back to conduct their second blood drive of the season.
Offering wine tasting at the market this Saturday will be Arrowhead Spring Vineyards and 21 Brix 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, 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, Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo 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!