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Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Lists Aug. 2 Highlights

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Lists Aug. 2 Highlights

 

The popular Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market, featuring nearly 40 vendors selling fresh, seasonal and local produce and products, continues its 15th season on Aug. 2. A program of the Elmwood Village Association, the market is held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, rain or shine, through Nov. 29. 

Providing musical entertainment on Aug. 2 (weather permitting) will be the Buffalo Cello School from 9:30 to 11 a.m, followed by singer/guitarist Rob Falgiano from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. KidBiz and Fidelis Care New York will occupy the market’s community group tables. 

Bird Feeding Faux Pas? Five Easy, No-fret Fixes

Bird Feeding Faux Pas? Five Easy, No-fret Fixes

 

(Welcome to our weekly pet column, courtesy of Pet Connection Programs Inc. of Marilla. We post a new article each week, so be sure to check back on a regular basis!)

Fabulous food, pretty presentation and attention to detail can earn you a reputation as an amazing host among your human guests. But when you serve your feathered friends, are you committing a feeding faux pas that you fear may prove unforgivable?

South Buffalo Alive Garden Tour Set for July 20

South Buffalo Alive Garden Tour Set for July 20

 

South Buffalo Alive’s 14th annual Garden Tour, showcasing more than 40 beautiful properties throughout South Buffalo and the Old First Ward neighborhood, will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 20. 

The Garden Tour includes a wide variety of homes and businesses showcasing amazing gardens, landscaping and other outdoor features. Tours begin at Tim Russert’s Children’s Garden located at 2002 South Park Ave., between Choate and Whitfield avenues and next to the Dudley Library. Participants are encouraged to make this their first stop, where they will receive a tour brochure and information to make the tour very simple to follow. 

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market to Open on Saturday, May 10

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market to Open on Saturday, May 10

 

Several new vendors, talented local entertainers and two Wellness Weekends held in partnership with the Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo will highlight the 2014 season at the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market. The selling season kicks off on Saturday, May 10, and runs through Saturday, Nov. 29. Hours at the open-air venue in Buffalo’s Elmwood Village are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine.

Please note that the market will begin the season on the east side of Elmwood Avenue, directly across the street from its usual location. The move is expected to be temporary and is due to lawn maintenance.

Vegetable, Fruit and Flower Share Programs Return to Farmers & Artisans

Vegetable, Fruit and Flower Share Programs Return to Farmers & Artisans

 

As the weather slowly improves and we enter the local growing season, Farmers & Artisans in Snyder is now offering its third annual vegetable, fruit and flower share programs. Available for pick-up on Tuesdays or Thursdays at the store, the programs will run from June through October.

Consumers may sign up for one or all shares, and discounts are available when you sign up for multiple shares.  

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Announces Annual Poster Competition

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Announces Annual Poster Competition

The Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Board of Directors is holding its fourth annual poster contest to promote the outdoor market’s 2014 season. Entries for the poster competition are due by 5 p.m. Friday, March 7. Whether you’re a student studying the arts, a professional graphic designer or just someone with a creative streak, you’re invited to submit your design for an 11x17-inch color poster that accurately reflects the feel of the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market. 

All entries should contain — but are not limited to — the following copy content:

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Farmers & Artisans Now Offering Bulk Produce Purchases

Farmers & Artisans Now Offering Bulk Produce Purchases

 

Bulk local produce straight from the farm — including blueberries, cucumbers, tomatoes, corn, peaches, Bartlett pears, Concord grapes and apples — is now being offered through Farmers & Artisans, 4557 Main St., Snyder. The store will be accepting pre-orders for flats, eight-quart and half-bushel sizes, depending on the item as the produce becomes available.

“We know it’s not always easy or convenient to drive out to a farm or visit a farmers’ market,” said Farmers & Artisans owner Julie Blackman. “We hope this added convenience will appeal to our customers, especially those with an interest in preserving and canning so that they can enjoy our nutritious and flavorful local produce year-round.”