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Guide to Farmers’ Markets 2014

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We love farmers’ markets! Who doesn’t? A stroll in the sun, buying what looks good, perhaps a little entertainment while you bite into a perfectly ripened, juicy peach. Of course, it doesn’t always go that way.  So this is our attempt at helping you make your trip to the farmers’ markets more of a”hit” than “miss” 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. Scroll to the bottom for a seasonal chart for help on what to expect out of your trip to the market each week.

 

Here’s a tip for the newbies: Visit early, visit often.

For more in-depth information, click on the name of the market.

Did we miss yours? Drop us a line at info@stepoutbuffalo.com.

 

Downtown


NEW Allentown Market

Southwest corner of Elmwood and Virginia

Fridays @ 4pm – 7 pm

Opening Date: May 30, 2014

 

Downtown Country Market

Main St between Court and Church St  |  (716) 856-3150

Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 8am-2:30pm

Opening Date: May 15, 2014

 

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers’ Market

Elmwood Ave and Bidwell Parkway, 14222  |  (716) 881-0707

Saturdays @ 8am-1pm

Producer only market, fresh produce, flowers, dairy, honey, cheese, baked goods, wine, meat + more.

Opening Date: May 10, 2014

 

NEW The Larkin Market

Larkin Square, 745 Seneca St, Buffalo, NY 14210  |  (716) 362-2665

Thursdays @ 4pm – 7:30pm

Opening Date: July 10, 2014

 

Clinton Bailey Farmers’ Market / Niagara Frontier Growers Co-op Market

1517 Clinton St. Buffalo, NY 14206  |  (716) 822-2466

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.

Start Summer Hours: May 1, 2014

 

Connect Market @ Horsefeathers

346 Connecticut St. Buffalo

Saturdays @ 10am-2pm

“A supplemental summer food market on the City’s West Side, featuring beer, wine, mushrooms, sweets, flowers and spices, goat milk, eggs, bread, biscotto…

Summer food sellers join Martin Cooks Restaurant and Market, the Pasta Peddler, Blackbird Sweets, Jolie’s Chinese, Chow Chocolat and Michelle’s Caribbean Cuisine, helping to create a neighborhood buzz unlike any other in the city. Grab a bite to eat, pick up some incredible organic edibles and sundries, and experience the West Side the way it was meant to be experienced – indoors and outdoors.”

Opening Date: May 10, 2014

 

Roswell Park Cancer Institute Farmers’ Market

Kaminski Park & Gardens, Elm and Carlton Sts. Buffalo, NY 14263  |  1-877-275-7724

Wednesdays

Opening Date: ?

 

ECMC Farmers’ Market @ Grider

351 Grider St. (in the lot across the street) Buffalo, NY

Fridays

Opening Date: ?

 

 

South Buffalo


NEW South Buffalo Farmers’ Market

On the terrace of Caz Casino in South Buffalo’s Cazenovia Park

Opening Date: June 1, 2014

 

 

North Buffalo


NEW North Buffalo Farmers’ Market

1113 Hertel Ave (Near Delaware) Holy Spirit Church, Buffalo, New York 14216

Thursdays @ 3pm – 7pm

Opening Date: June 19, 2014

Kenmore Farmers’ Market

The Village Green, 2919 Delaware Ave. Kenmore, NY 14217  |  (716) 874-1784

Saturdays @ 8am – 12:30pm

Area farmers, artisans, crafters and groups offer fresh produce, flowers, breads, and baked goods.

Opening Date: June 21, 2014

 

University Community Farmers’ Market

UB Townsend Lot at Main & Englewood, Buffalo NY 14214

Saturdays @ 8am – 1pm

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.

Opening Date: May 17, 2014

 

Riverside Farmers Market

Riverside Park, Hotaling Dr.,  Buffalo NY 14207

Sundays @ 9am – Noon

Opening Date: July

 

 

North Towns


Clarence Hollow Farmers’ Market

10717 Main St. Clarence, NY 14031  |  (716) 480-3920

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: June 7, 2014

 

Williamsville Farmers’ Market

56 E. Spring St. Williamsville, NY 14221  |  (716) 984-6572

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!

Opening Date: May 17, 2014

 

 

South Towns


Main Street Marketplace West Seneca

Main Street & Union Rd in West Seneca  |  (716) 997-0152

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.

Opening Date: May 15, 2014

 

Bippert’s Farm Market

5220 Clinton St. Elma, NY 14059  |  (716) 668-4328

Spring Market Hours: Tuesday -Thursday 10am – 5pm, Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sun & Mon Closed

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!

WEBSITE

 

Blasdell Farmers Market

Ilio DiPaolo’s Parking Lot – 3785 South Park Avenue, Blasdell, NY 14219  |  (716) 649-7917

Wednesdays @ 9am – 2pm

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!

Opening Date: June 4, 2014

 

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!

Opening Date: May 3, 2014

 

Hamburg Farmers’ Market

Village of Hamburg Municipal Parking Lot – Hamburg, NY, 14075

Saturdays @ 7:30am – 1pm

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!

Opening Date: May 3, 2014

 

Holland Farmers’ Market

Town of Holland Municipal Lot next to Ronni’s Pizzeria – 25 N Main St, Holland, NY 14080

Sundays @ 8:30am – 2pm

Find fresh produce, eggs, fresh natural chicken, smoked chicken, strawberries, annuals, perennials, all natural soaps, honey and more!

Opening Date: May 4, 2014

 

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 8, 2014

 

 

Cheektowaga/East


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!

Opening Date: May 17, 2014

 

Lancaster Farmers Market

4913 Transit Rd, Depew NY 14043 – (Lancaster Lanes Parking Lot South of William Street)  |  (716) 481-2961

Sundays @ 9am – 1pm

AND

6148 Broadway St., Lancaster NY 14086 – (Kate’s Cousins Market)

Thursdays @ 3pm – 7pm

This market provides locally grown fruits and vegetables, certified organic produce, farm fresh eggs; organically raised ducks, chickens, goose,  meat and more.

Opening Date: May 1, 2014 & May 3, 2014

 

 

Niagara County


Lockport Farmers’ Market

Walnut at Cottage St, Lockport, NY 14094  |  (716) 439-6676

Traditionally only one vendor, Huntington Farms, selling corn.

Opening Date: July when corn is ready

 

Lockport Community Market

Canal St. by the locks

Saturdays @ 10am – 2pm

Fruits & vegetable vendors

Opening Date: July 5, 2014

 

Niagara Falls City Market

18th St and Pine Ave. Niagara Falls, NY 14301  |  (716) 946-7473

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays @ 9am-5pm

Flowers, plants, fruits, veggies

“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.

Opening Date: June 5, 2014

 

Wheatfield Farmers’ Market

2800 Church Road, Wheatfield, NY 14120  |  (716) 694-6441

Wednesdays @

Opening Date: ?

 

Barker Farmers’ Market

Village Park, Main St. and Quaker Rd. (Rt. 148N), Barker  |  (716) 795-3787

Thursdays @

Opening Date: ?

 

Middleport Farmers’ Market

81 Rochester Road (Route 31) Middleport, NY 14105  |  (716) 735-7425

Opening Date: ?

 

Niagara Falls Public Library Farmers Market

North Main and Cleveland, Niagara Falls, NY 14305

Thursdays

 

North Tonawanda City Market

Payne at Robinson St. North Tonawanda, NY 14120  |  (716) 830-6025

Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays @ 7am – 1pm

Open Year Round

 

 

Southern Tier


Franklinville Farmer’s Market

Wednesdays @ 3pm

Fruits, veggies, baked goods, crafts, jams & jellies.

Opening Date: May 21, 2014

 

Ellicottville Farmers’ Market

Fridays

Opening Date: June

 

JUST ADDED! Seneca Nation Farmers Market

William Seneca Building, 12837 Route 438, Irving, NY 14081

Tuesdays @ 11:30 am – 5 pm

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: May 20, 2014

 

Did we miss yours? Drop us a line at info@stepoutbuffalo.com.

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