Located in beautiful Bidwell Parkway in the heart of the Elmwood Village, the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market is considered by many to be the best market of its type in Western New York. In fact, Artvoice recognized the market in its most recent "Best of Buffalo" issue and, judging from the ever-increasing crowds, it's a sentiment shared by many.
The Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market is a producer-only market, meaning that all our vendors grow or produce what they sell themselves—absolutely no reselling is allowed. In this way, our patrons know they are dealing directly with source—no middlemen, no compromises. They also know they're helping to create a healthy and diverse local economy.
The Market is open every Saturday from mid-May to mid-December. Vendors are open for business from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.
In addition to the products available from our vendors, events ranging from musical entertainment to cooking demonstrations are scheduled throughout the year. For more information about upcoming events, see our Market Calendar.
• Check out our new EBFM video! Here's the link: www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQNYCwcN2mE
• *** OPENING DAY OF THE 2014 SEASON IS SATURDAY, MAY 10. HOURS ARE 8 A.M. THROUGH 1 P.M. THE MARKET CONTINUES EVERY SATURDAY, RAIN OR SHINE, THROUGH NOV. 29. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE ... AND BRING A FRIEND! ***
MARKET DATES: SATURDAY, MAY 10 - NOVEMBER 29, 8 A.M. to 1 P.M.
• During May & June 2014, we will be relocated to the east side of Elmwood Avenue, directly across the street from our usual location, while work is done to restore the lawn.
The Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market is proud to announce a partnership with The Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo. Please visit their website at CreatingHealthyCommunities.org.
Vendors at the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market are very special. Here's one you should get to know.
Our customers know us for our beautiful blueberries!
Our pick-your-own blueberry season begins July 10, and runs until Labor Day weekend. Our farm is located on Hanford Road, just east of Silver Creek, and one mile south of Routes 5 & 20. We can also be found at the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers' Market every Saturday during season. We raise a dozen different blueberry varieties so there is always a continuous supply of berries at their peak of flavor.
In addition to our four acres of blueberries, our farm has 20 acres of Concord and Niagara grapes. They were planted in the early 1900s and each fall our grapes make the trip to Westfield, New York, to become delicious Welch's grape juice. Welch's is a cooperative of grape producers, of which we are grower/owners.
We also raise four acres of wine grapes for Presque Isle Wine Cellars in North East, PA. They sell our freshly pressed juice to home wine makers and also ferment our grapes into some excellent late harvest wines under the Presque Isle label. We also grow several flavorful table grapes varieties which we offer at Elmwood-Bidwell after our blueberry season ends, along with honey from the bees that pollinate our berries.
Our family farm has long followed sustainable farming practices as set out by Cornell University and the National Grape Cooperative. We cultivate our fruit with the intent of having the smallest environmental impact, while utilizing integrated pest management. With blueberries and Concord grapes being the healthiest food on earth, we strive to produce the best tasting fruit possible, while enriching the land for our next generation of fruit growers.
Come visit us at the market or at the farm!