Event Category: Farmers Markets
Historic sites Friday evening market to feature Western New York based farmers, artisans, tours, and more!
The Graycliff Conservancy is launching the Market at Graycliff, a new farmers and artisans market taking place on the sites historic home grounds this summer. The market opens July 6th and will take place from 4pm to 8pm Friday evenings through July and August, featuring local, Western New York based vendors including Nickel City Designs, East Hill Creamery, Nelle Design Studio, Kwilos Farms and more!
The market is unique in the WNY area as being a fully producer-only market, with all products being crafted or grown by the farmers, artisans, and producers themselves. “I think it’s going to be so great, folks have been looking for a well curated market,” notes Janelle Gang, owner and artisan of Nelle Design Studio who is showcasing her handcrafted pottery.
Additionally, the Friday evening timeframe for the Market at Graycliff helps separate it from the other great markets throughout Western New York. Tim Williamson, CEO of Where Does My Stuff Come From, has visited hundreds of markets in the local area and throughout the northeast. “The best thing about Friday markets is that it’s the end of the work week and people are less rushed. Friday evenings are the perfect market for wine tasting, and the associated cheese, and bread.”
In conjunction with the market, Graycliff will also be launching it’s new Friday evening Basic and Restoration tours of the property, as well as taking part in Garden Buffalo Niagara’s Tours of Open Gardens. More information on the Market at Graycliff and Graycliff can be found at ExperienceGraycliff.org.
About the Graycliff Conservancy: The non-profit Graycliff Conservancy was founded in 1997 specifically to acquire, preserve, and restore the summer home of Darwin and Isabelle Martin, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built between 1926 and 1931. Thanks to volunteers and professionals throughout Western New York and across the United States, the Graycliff Conservancy stands today as a true grass-roots success story, starting as a citizen-driven movement to acquire and save the property in 1997. Today the Conservancy is poised to achieve all its original preservation and restoration goals, returning the houses and grounds to their condition in 1931. Graycliff now offers public tours of the Wright designed property, and as well as related programs and events. Graycliff is a short, 30-minute drive south of downtown Buffalo in the town of Derby. A New York State Landmark, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it is located at 6472 Old Lakeshore Rd., Derby, NY, 14047