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Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market to Open Saturday, May 7

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market to Open Saturday, May 7

?Several new vendors, talented local entertainers and an Electronic Benefit Transfer system will greet visitors to the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market during the 2011 season. Already one of Western New York’s favorite annual traditions, the market opens for business on Saturday, May 7. Hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday, rain or shine. 

The market features more than 30 vendors — including several with new product offerings — selling fruits, vegetables, baked goods, organics, fresh meat, cut flowers, wine, eggs, dairy, honey, cheese and much more in an open-air setting.

Dungaree Dolly Spring Trunk Show and Dress Debut!

Dungaree Dolly Spring Trunk Show and Dress Debut!
Sat, Apr 2 2011, 10:00 AM

Spring is in the air and it’s time for Dungaree Dolly (Beth Dauria) to have her annual spring trunk show at Cats Like Us. Dolly will be at Cats Like Us ALL DAY Saturday April 2nd for a trunk show featuring her fabulous bags AND (drum roll please) debuting her new Dolly Valentine Dress!!! The only hint I will give you about the dress is….kittens.

Cats Like Us stocks a variety of Dolly Bags in store and online.

Cats Like Us Retro Clothing Boutique Location & Hours

67 Main Street
Tonawanda, NY 14150

716-694-6600

Sun,MonClosed
Tues, Wed 10-6
Thurs 10-8
Fri 10-6
Sat 10-6

Food and Festivals Featured at Covent Garden Market

Food and Festivals Featured at Covent Garden Market

Baked goods, cheese, coffee, tea, candy, deli, dry goods, meat, fish, produce, organics — there’s no shortage of great tastes to be discovered at Covent Garden Market in nearby London, Ontario. From ice cream to foods from around the globe, this is one delicious destination that will have native Western New Yorkers recalling the glory days of Buffalo’s Broadway Market!

While the market is widely known for its affordable fresh foods, it’s also home to numerous events and festivals throughout the year.

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Poster Entries Due March 11

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Poster Entries Due March 11

The Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Board of Directors would like to remind Western New York artists that entries for the Market’s 2011 poster competition are due by 5 p.m. Friday, March 11. 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:

Taste & Tradition

Capture a Taste of Niagara County with Schulze Vineyards & Winery

Capture a Taste of Niagara County with Schulze Vineyards & Winery

Now that the holidays are behind us, who could blame you for looking forward to a little rest and relaxation? So go ahead, put on your favorite music, light the fire and pour yourself a glass of wine from Schulze Vineyards & Winery. A Western New York and Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market favorite, Schulze offers a wide variety of wines, including sparkling and dessert wines.

While Schulze Vineyards has been in operation for more than 40 years, the winery just opened its doors in 2007. Situated on 122 acres of land in Niagara County, just minutes from the south shore of Lake Ontario, it offers a gorgeous country setting with spectacular views of the vineyards.  

Five Points Bakery: Bringing Local Foods to Your Table Year-Round

Five Points Bakery: Bringing Local Foods to Your Table Year-Round

“We are raising the bar on local food,” says Kevin Gardner, proprietor of Five Points Bakery and just one of the many popular vendors at the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market. “Sourcing our ingredients from local farmers and producers whose intentions are pure, we provide whole foods, in harmony with our values as well as our bodies. We strive to overcome the limitations of our current food system and reclaim our food heritage through education, thoughtful consideration of all we do and a dedication to sustainability.”

Go Veggies ... And Go Healthy!

Go Veggies ... And Go Healthy!

Veggie burgers, veggie sauce, veggie rolls and mango pudding are sought-after favorites at the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market, courtesy of vendor Genga Ponnampalam and his popular Go Veggies stand. But did you know that Go Veggie products are available year-round?

Genga prepares his products using the freshest ingredients available. His delicious veggie burgers, for example, contain cooked brown rice, sunflower seeds, fresh carrots, fresh mushrooms, vegetable oil, fresh broccoli, fresh onion, salt, fresh garlic, and fresh green pepper. That’s a lot of freshness!