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Vegetable, Fruit and Flower Share Programs Return to Farmers & Artisans

Vegetable, Fruit and Flower Share Programs Return to Farmers & Artisans

 

As the weather slowly improves and we enter the local growing season, Farmers & Artisans in Snyder is now offering its third annual vegetable, fruit and flower share programs. Available for pick-up on Tuesdays or Thursdays at the store, the programs will run from June through October.

Consumers may sign up for one or all shares, and discounts are available when you sign up for multiple shares.  

Tomasik Optical Celebrates Earth Day Every Day

Tomasik Optical Celebrates Earth Day Every Day

 

April 22 is Earth Day, a day of great importance to the local eye care experts at Tomasik Optical. In fact, they strive to make a difference in the Western New York community every day — 365 days a year!

For example, Tomasik Optical is proud to carry the only brand of frames certified to be made of at least 95 percent recycled materials. ECO — or Earth Conscious Optics — are the choice of actor Leonardo DeCaprio, who wears both prescription and sunglass styles from this environmentally conscious brand. Are you interested in helping the environment? Ask the experts at Tomasik Optical to show you this unique line of high-quality and earth-friendly frames!

WNY Federal Credit Union to Sponsor New Outdoor Marketplace

WNY Federal Credit Union to Sponsor New Outdoor Marketplace

 

Main Street Marketplace, West Seneca’s new farmers’ market that will take place from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday evenings beginning May 15, has reached an exclusive sponsorship agreement with a town-based organization for the 2014 season.

Sponsoring the market, to take place on the grassy hill at Union Road and Main Street, will be the Western New York Federal Credit Union. Located at 1937 Union Road, the credit union has served the community since 1964 and moved to its current location in 2010. For more information, please visit their website at https://wnyfcu.com.

Winter Market at Horsefeathers Continues on March 29

Winter Market at Horsefeathers Continues on March 29

 

The popular Winter Market at Horsefeathers will continue its successful run on Saturday, March 29. The indoor market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through May 3 and occupies portions of the first floor and lower level of the Horsefeathers Market & Residences, located at 346 Connecticut St. on Buffalo’s West Side. 

Occupying the community group table on March 29 will be representatives of Backyard Orchards.

Winter Market at Horsefeathers Continues on March 22

Winter Market at Horsefeathers Continues on March 22

The popular Winter Market at Horsefeathers will continue its successful run on Saturday, March 22. The indoor market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through May 3 and occupies portions of the first floor and lower level of the Horsefeathers Market & Residences, located at 346 Connecticut St. on Buffalo’s West Side. 

Occupying the community group table on March 22 will be representatives of SOLE of Buffalo (Sustainable, Organic, Local, Ethical).

Shop at Macy's to Support Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy

Shop at Macy's to Support Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy

BUFFALO, NY – The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, which manages and maintains the Frederick Law Olmsted-designed park system in the City of Buffalo, has been selected for “Heart Your Park,” a program introduced as part of Macy’s “Secret Garden” campaign, that aims to raise awareness and dollars for local parks across the country. From March 7 to March 31, customers at local Macy’s stores can donate $1 or more at the register, with 100 percent of the donations benefiting the city’s Olmsted parks. To further spread the love, Macy’s will match the total customer donation across all stores, dollar for dollar, up to $250,000 in total.

Enjoy The Journey Plans New Exhibit, Art Classes

Enjoy The Journey Plans New Exhibit, Art Classes

 

A new exhibit and several art classes are scheduled in the coming weeks at Enjoy The Journey Art Gallery, located at 1168 Orchard Park Road in West Seneca.

“Envelop,” featuring the work of emerging artist Margaret Giamo of Orchard Park, is the gallery’s next featured exhibit. A recent graduate of SUNY College at Cortland, Giamo’s paintings are timeless, beautiful, striking and evoke emotion. An opening reception will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 14, with the exhibit on display from March 12 through April 5.