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Interested in Joining 4-H? Informational Meetings Planned

Interested in Joining 4-H? Informational Meetings Planned

Erie County Legislators Lynne Dixon, Joseph Lorigo, John Mills and Edward Rath, in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension – Erie County, are pleased to announce that two informational meetings to highlight the many exciting programs available through 4-H will be held in November. With an extensive list of opportunities available to youths, ages 5-19, the informational meetings will discuss what programs are offered and how to get involved.

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Lists October 20 Events

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Lists October 20 Events

The Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market, a Western New York tradition featuring more than 35 vendors selling fresh, seasonal and local products, remains open for the 2012 season. Hours at the open-air market are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday, rain or shine. 

Providing musical entertainment on Saturday, Oct. 20, will be Sean Hook from 10 to 11:30 a.m., followed from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. by Casey Bolles. The market also welcomes several community groups this Saturday, including the Canisius Entrepreneurship Organization, a Unyts blood drive, market dietician Nicole Klem, Border Community Service Project, GrowWNY.org, Tutor Doctor and The Senase Project. 

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Expands its EBT Incentive Program

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Expands its EBT Incentive Program

Food stamp customers now have an extra incentive to use their EBT card at the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market, one that will entitle them to $16 worth of produce and products from participating vendors for just $10.

Since the beginning of the 2012 market season in May, individuals purchasing $10 worth of EBT tokens for use at the market have received an additional $2 incentive coupon courtesy of the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market, the Lexington Co-operative Market and the Erie-Niagara Tobacco-Free Coalition.

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Lists September 22 Events

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Lists September 22 Events

 

The Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market, a Western New York tradition featuring more than 35 vendors selling fresh, seasonal and local products, is open for the 2012 season. Hours at the open-air market are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday, rain or shine. 

 

Providing musical entertainment on Saturday, Sept. 22, will be Sean Hook from 10 to 11:30 a.m., followed from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. by Birdie Cree. Wine-tasting will be courtesy of 21 Brix Winery.

 

Amherst Garden Walk This Saturday July 21

Amherst Garden Walk This Saturday July 21

GARDEN WALK MAPS AVAILABLE

The 3rd annual Amherst Garden Walk is July 21st from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM.  There are thirty five gardens to visit in this year's Amherst Garden Walk. Of the 35 gardens, 14 are new this year!

  The maps will be available from the town’s website at http://www.amherst.ny.us or they may be picked up in the Supervisor’s office from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM July 18th through July 20th, 2012.  Maps may also be picked up in front of Amherst Town Hall, 5583 Main Street, Williamsville from 8:00 AM until 1:00 PM on Saturday, July 21st. 

Additionally, maps may also be picked up on Saturday, July 21st after 10:00 AM at 3 Culpepper Road, corner of Maple Road. 

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Lists July 7 Events

Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market Lists July 7 Events

The Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market, a Western New York tradition featuring more than 35 vendors selling fresh, seasonal and local products, is open for the 2012 season. Hours at the open-air market are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday, rain or shine. 

Providing musical entertainment on Saturday, July 7, will be Sara Elizabeth from 10 to 11:30 a.m., followed from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. by Casey Bolles. Wine-tasting will be courtesy of Schulze Vineyards & Winery and Arrowhead Wine Cellars. 

Dragonfly

Dragonfly

This dragonfly hovered and alit on reeds and bamboo in my pond several times. It even stayed long enough for a dash into the house for a camera and a lens change.