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Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Lists Sept. 6 Highlights
Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Lists Sept. 6 Highlights

 

The popular Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market, featuring nearly 40 vendors selling fresh, seasonal and local produce and products, continues its 15th season on Sept. 6. 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 Sept. 6 (weather permitting) will be singer/guitarist Don Z. from 9:30 to 11 a.m, followed by the Nickel City String Band from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Occupying the market’s community tables this Saturday will be the League of Women Voters, Paws Along the Waterfront and the Plein Air Painters.

New vendors for 2014 include Biscotti for Everybotti, BreadHive Worker Cooperative Bakery and Kwilos Farm. Offering wine tasting this week will be Schulze Vineyards & Winery and Arrowhead Spring Vineyard.

The Electronic Benefit Transfer system is once again operating at the market for the 2014 season, and the Double Up For Bucks program is now in place. Customers can use their EBT card at the market to purchase dollar-for-dollar tokens that are used to purchase food products from participating vendors. With the Double Up For Bucks program, EBT users also receive matching funds — in the form of silver tokens — that can be used only for fruit, vegetable and herb purchases. EBT users can receive up to $20 in Double Up tokens per visit. Please visit the Elmwood Village Association table at the market for more information.

Elmwood-Bidwell’s EBT program is made possible thanks to generous grants from the Field & Fork Network, Erie-Niagara Tobacco-Free Coalition, Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo and the Lexington Co-operative Market. 

For a complete list of market vendors and events, please visit www.elmwoodmarket.org. Frequent updates are also available by following the market on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ElmwoodBidwellFarmersMarket.

The Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market: Always fresh, always seasonal, always local! 

 

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