Farmers Market Season in Western New York!
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Google Map for market locations and details!
the hashtag mania and promote Fresh Local WNY ag and food products!
Tag all of your social media posts and pictures of Western NY farms,
local food, farmers markets, backyard gardens with #freshlocalwny to
give a callout to the great food and farm assets in our area. Be
sure to like us on Facebook and Twitter at Fresh Local WNY
Lakes Region Gathering of Amall Scale Food Processors
Friday, June 5, 2105 | 9:30 AM - 12:00 NOON
New York Wine & Culinary Center, Canandaigua, NY
Workshops presentations, ideas, and more . .
Sponsored by the NY Small Scale Food Processors Association
Handling of Vegetables for Market
Thursday, June 11, 2015 | 10:00 AM
Hershberger Farm in Gainesville, NY
This hands-on workshop will teach you how to design, build, and operate
a small-scale DIY post-harvest handling system. Focus will be on
the trifecta of food safety, high-quality efficiency, and affordability
Free Websites for Farms and Farmers Markets
This program helps farms and farmers
markets create websites as promotional tools to grow their customer base
and increase profits.
Want to be listed in the Local Food Guide for free?
Our 2nd edition of the Local Food Guide is in
production. If you wish to be added in the 3rd edition,
please submit your information here.
Agriculture Development Fund Grant Opportunity
Funded by WNY Regional Economic Development Council and Administered by
Farm Credit East. For eligible farms in Allegany, Cattaraugus,
Chautauqua, Erie, and Niagara Counties
Up to $50,000 available to assist with capital
costs associated with value-added or direct-to-market activities on
Rolling deadline; awards made until all funds are