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South Buffalo Farmers’ Market 2017

The South Buffalo Farmers’ Market kicks off on Sunday, June 4. The market continues to grow in ways other than the amount of locally produced foods available. This year, the market will feature live music, free weekly yoga, special events (from craft fairs), collaborations with local businesses, and a Kids’ Day. Visitors are welcome to attend the food fair on any given Sunday, in front of the Peter J. Crotty Casino at Frederick Law Olmsted’s Cazenovia Park.

“The South Buffalo Farmers Market has become one of the favorite community gathering spots for the summer,” said South District Councilmember Christopher P. Scanlon. “Set in one of the jewels of the Olmsted park system, the market is a place to shop locally, take a yoga class, visit with friends and neighbors, or just relax in one of our Adirondack chairs while listening to music and sipping coffee. In my opinion, our farmer’s market provides a more unique atmosphere than any other farmer’s market in the area.

This is the fourth year that weekly event is being held. In 2017, the following vendors will be featured:

  • 1801 Handcrafted
  • Cedar’s Bakery
  • Chateau Buffalo
  • Citrus Smashers
  • Desi’s Produce
  • Duke’s Donuts
  • FarmThisWay
  • Fetch! Gourmet Dog Treats
  • Gino Sticks
  • I Do Weddings Florist
  • Keeping Traditions Pierogis
  • Kupkates Bakery
  • My Buffalo Shirt
  • Park Edge Sweet Shoppe
  • The Pasta Peddler
  • Peppermint Farms
  • Public Espresso + Coffee
  • SK Herefords Premium Beef
  • Spices by Milly
  • Weiss Farms
  • Ru’s Pierogis, You Crack Me Up, Antone’s, and other food trucks on occasion
  • Guest Vendors – crop farmers, dairy farmers, breweries, and other vendors (committed to selling for three+ days during the market season

Unique entertainment and special events:

  • The Market provides a free yoga class (18yrs + up) weekly from 9:30am 10:15am (NEW TIME)
  • Live performances by local musicians from 11:00am – 1:00pm

Calendar of activities and events:

June 4: Opening Day!

June 11: Queen City Indoor Cycling – South Buffalo’s own indoor spin studio will be moving outside for the day, providing free spinning, TRX and Pound classes. For more details, visit www.qccycle.com.

June 25: Craft Fair & Community Day email southbuffalofarmersmarket@gmail.com for applications.

July 9: Buffalo Collective Kids Workshop – South Buffalo’s favorite DIY creative studio is headed to the market for a kids’ class. Details can be found at www.buffalocollectivestudio.com

July 16: Buffalo PAL healthy cooking class.

August 6: Kids’ Day! – Bounce house, face-painting, music, magic show, and more

August 13: Buffalo Collective Workshop – South Buffalo’s favorite DIY creative studio returns to the market, this time for a class geared towards adults. Details can be found at www.buffalocollectivestudio.com

September 17: Craft Fair & Community Day email southbuffalofarmersmarket@gmail.com for applications.

September 24: End of Season Cookout

Visit www.facebook.com/SouthBuffaloMarket for more information

For more information on the South Buffalo Farmers Market or to request an application, contact Peggy Shea at 716-851-5169 or email southbuffalofarmersmarket@gmail.com. Sponsored by South District Councilmember Christopher P. Scanlon and the Buffalo Police Athletic League.

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