Everyone loves a good farmers market. Well, everyone who’s anyone anyway. A stroll in the sun, buying what looks good, perhaps a little people watching while you bite into a freshly made doughnut (Duke’s of course). The following is our attempt at helping you make the most of your farmers market trips this year.
This work in progress farmers market guide covers all of WNY from the Southern Tier to Niagara County. As more information becomes available, we will update the guide, so check back often! As always, the season will play a large roll in what’s available. Below is a link to a seasonal chart for guidance on what to expect/what to buy at the market each week. Remember – visit early, visit often.
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Downtown Country Market
Main St between Court and Church St
Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 8am-2:30pm
Opening Date: May 14, 2015
Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market
Elmwood Ave and Bidwell Parkway, 14222
Saturdays @ 8am-1pm
Producer only market, fresh produce, flowers, dairy, honey, cheese, baked goods, wine, meat + more.
Open: May 9 – Nov. 28 2015
Clinton Bailey Farmers Market
1517 Clinton St. Buffalo, NY 14206
Daily @ 7am-6pm
Fruits, vegetables, jams & jellies, pure maple syrup, home baked goods, honey, quality packaged spices, seasonings & blends, shrubs and trees, fresh made Italian & Polish sausage.
(May 1st – November 1st)
Sun – Fri 7:00am – 6:00pm
Saturdays 6:00am – 6:00pm
Roswell Park Cancer Institute Farmers Market
Kaminski Park & Gardens, Elm and Carlton Sts. Buffalo, NY 14263
Wednesdays @ 11am – 2pm
Opening Date: June 3, 2015
ECMC Farmers Market @ Grider
351 Grider St. (in the lot across the street) Buffalo, NY
Fridays @ 10am – 3pm
Opening Date: June 5, 2015
South Buffalo Farmers Market
On the terrace of Caz Casino in South Buffalo’s Cazenovia Park
Sundays @ 9am – 1pm
Flowers, produce, 1801 handcrafted candles and soaps, coffee from Public espresso, yoga on the lawn and more!
Opening Date: June 7, 2015
North Buffalo Farmers Market
1113 Hertel Ave (Near Delaware) Holy Spirit Church, Buffalo, New York 14216
Thursdays @ 3pm – 7pm
Opening Date: June 4, 2015
Kenmore Farmers Market
The Village Green, 2919 Delaware Ave. Kenmore, NY 14217
Saturdays @ 8am – 12:30pm
Area farmers, artisans, crafters and groups offer fresh produce, flowers, breads, and baked goods. They have Yoga and Kids Zumba classes on the green too!
Open: June 20 – October 31, 2015
University Community Farmers Market
UB Townsend Lot at Main & Englewood, Buffalo NY 14214
Saturdays @ 8am – 1pm; May 16 through October 16, 2015
This market is a collaboration between the University at Buffalo, the surrounding South Campus neighborhoods and local organizations to promote wellness and community sustainability through the availability of fresh produce and locally grown food.
They are back to their old location at Main Street and Kenmore Avenue.
Parking is available behind the market at UB’s Allen Hall parking lot.
Open: May 16 – October 16, 2015
Clarence Hollow Farmers Market
10717 Main St. Clarence, NY 14031
Saturdays @ 8am – 1pm
The short version: The market offers dried flowers, balloon creations, pastured poultry broiler chickens, sculptures, art,variety of breakfast and lunch options from Clarence Center Coffee Co. & Cafe, hand carved wood art, large grain crops, Eastern Monarch, maple syrup, cream, sugar candy and granulated sugar, homemade fudge, homemade soaps, honey, garlic, herbs, tilapia, vegetables, brown eggs, lettuce, micro greens, fresh fruit, authentic Chinese food, house blend coffee, flowers, natural beef, italian bake shop breads, pastries, cookies & cakes, pickled fruits and veggies, pies, gluten-free baked goods + more.
Opening Date: Full market – June 6, 2015
Williamsville Farmers Market
Island Park in Williamsville, NY 14221
Saturdays @ 8am – 1pm
Our Market offers locally grown fresh fruits & vegetables, baked goods, fresh roasted coffee, specialty foods, home made sausage, natural fed beef, organic chicken, eggs and shiitake mushrooms, local wine, cheese, fresh cut flowers, herbs, plants, maple products, honey and so much more! Listen to live music while your children enjoy a story teller who just may be your neighbor!
The Market will move from its usual home on Spring Street over to Island Park.
Open: May 16th – October 31st, 2015
Main Street Marketplace West Seneca
Main Street & Union Rd in West Seneca
Thursdays @ 4pm to 7:30pm
An open-air farmers’ market and marketplace with outstanding vendors, a grassy venue, entertainment, dog friendly (on leash). The market will be open rain or shine.
Open: May 14 – Sept 3, 2015
Bippert’s Farm Market
5220 Clinton St. Elma, NY 14059 | (716) 668-4328
Offering locally grown, seasonal fresh produce, quality annuals, perennials, beautiful hanging baskets, nursery stock, NYS Produced Honey, Maple syrup, home raised ground beef, CERTIFIED ANGUS BEEF Steaks, & Wendel’s Chicken!
Open daily. Check website for hours.
Blasdell Farmers Market
NEW location – The Lake Street Plaza (4271 Lake Ave), Blasdell, NY 14219 (Just a little over a block away from last year’s Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant location)
Wednesday @ 9:00AM – 2:00PM Rain or Shine!
Shop the market for seasonal delicious and nutritious fresh produce, farm fresh eggs and meats, maple syrup and homemade pierogi. Enjoy jams and jellies, homemade fudge, an abundance of fresh & dried flowers including unique perennial hand-cut flowers, plants and hanging baskets, fruit and veggie plants, baked goods, handmade goat milk soaps and lotions, fresh made donuts on site, kettle korn, pastas and sauces, artisan crafts and jewelry, and so much more!
Open: May 20 – October 27, 2015
East Aurora Farmers Market
Tops Plaza – Grey St, East Aurora, NY 14052 | (716) 771-9590
Wednesdays & Saturdays @ 7am – 1pm
Find premium natural beef, local honey, fruits & veggies, maple syrup, pies, baked goods, coffee and more!
Open: May 2- Nov. 25, 2015
Hamburg Farmers Market
Village of Hamburg Municipal Parking Lot – Hamburg, NY, 14075
Saturdays @ 7:30 AM – 1 PM
This market has seasonal goods like fresh produce plus farm fresh eggs, homemade pierogi, pastas, sauce, pesto, maple syrup, honey, jams, jellies and more! You’ll find cheese and cheesecakes, baked goods, homemade fudge, rubs, teas, and spices! Early especially you find fresh and dried flowers, plants and shrubs and fruit and veggie plants plus candles, handmade goat milk soaps and homemade peanut butter!
Open: May 2nd – October 31, 2015
Holland Farmers Market
Town of Holland Municipal Lot next to Ronni’s Pizzeria – 25 N Main St, Holland, NY 14080
Sundays @ 8:30 am – 2pm
Find fresh produce, eggs, fresh natural chicken, smoked chicken, strawberries, annuals, perennials, all natural soaps, honey and more!
Open: May – Nov
Springville Farmers Market/Flea Market
Gentners Auction, 341 W. Main St. Springville, NY 14141 | (716) 592-4062
Wednesdays @ 7am- 3pm
Open Year Round
Orchard Park Farmers Market at Fox Run
One Fox Run Lane, Orchard Park NY 14127
Thursdays @ 9am – 1:30pm
Opening Date: May 7, 2015
Colden Community Farmers Market
8745 Supervisor Ave(at Heath Rd)
Bread of Life Outreach Center, Colden NY 14033
This market in the sun kissed hills of Colden offers a wide variety of local vendors with foods and products. Free coffee and timbits, live music each week.
Runs through mid October
Alden Farmers Market
13119 Broadway (Route 20), Alden, NY 14004 – Near Tractor Supply | (716) 937-6177
Saturdays @ 8:30am – 1pm
Open air market with fruits & veggies, baked goods, fudge, honey, maple syrup, beefalo, chicken, specialty pastas, spices & olives, handcrafted soaps, hanging baskets, plants & florals and more!
Open: May 16 – Oct. 10, 2015
Lancaster Farmers Market
4913 Transit Rd, Depew NY 14043 – (Lancaster Lanes Parking Lot South of William Street) | (716) 481-2961
Sundays @ 9am – 2pm
Open: May 3 – Oct. 25
North Tonawanda City Market
Corner of Payne Ave. & Robinson St. in North Tonawanda
Tuesday – Thursday – Saturday @ 7AM – 11PM
Open year round
Lockport Farmers Market
Walnut at Cottage St, Lockport, NY 14094
Traditionally only one vendor, Huntington Farms, selling corn.
Opening Date: July when corn is ready
Lockport Community Market
Canal St. by the locks
Saturdays @ 9am – 2pm
Farmers, crafters and vendors
Open: July 4 – Oct. 3, 2015
Niagara Falls City Market
18th St and Pine Ave. Niagara Falls, NY 14301
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays @ 9am-5pm
“Open Year Round”
Pendleton Farmers Market
6570 Campbell Blvd.(Route 270) Pendleton, NY 14094
Thursdays @ 3pm – Dusk
Website says: This is a seasonal open air market offering meat, eggs, fruit, vegetables, bread and baked goods, wine, organic honey, hot sauce and condiments, flowers and nursery plants.
Open: June through Oct. 2015
Middleport Farmers Market
7-Eleven parking lot (79 Telegraph Road) Middleport, NY
Wednesdays from 2 pm to 6 pm
…through Oct. 2015
Seneca Nation Farmers Market
Seneca One Stop at 11150 US-20, Irving, NY.
Tuesdays @ 10am – 3pm
Venue where regional farmers, food producers, crafters and artisans come together to provide a variety of high-quality, locally-grown healthy food options, organic produce, grass fed animal products and handcrafted goods directly to Seneca Nation members and surrounding communities.
Opening Date: Early May 2015
Franklinville Farmers Market
Park Square, Route 16 in Franklinville, NY
Wednesdays @ 3pm -6pm
Fruits, veggies, baked goods, crafts, jams & jellies.
Opening Date: Mid May
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