Farmer's Markets East Amherst NY

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University Community Farmers Market
Main Street At Kenmore Avenue
Buffalo, NY
Hours
06/05/2010-10/16/2010 Saturday, 8:00 Am - 1:00 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Cheese, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Maple Syrup Or Maple Products, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 7 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Not Known
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Downtown Buffalo Country Market
(716) 856-3150
Main St, between Court and Church, Downtown Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Late May-October Tues., Thurs. 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
County
Erie

Alden Farmers Market
716-937-6177, cell: 716-937-0103
Ames Parking Lot, 13119 Broadway
Alden, NY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Mid May-Mid October Sat. 8:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
County
Erie

Watertown Monday Neighborhood Mobile Farmers Market 3
(315) 788-1933
Curtis Apartments, 336 W. Main St.
New York, NY
Hours
July 23-October 8 Thurs. 11:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

South Glens Falls Farmers Market
(518) 365-6015
Spring Street
South Glens Falls, NY
Hours
June-October Monday, 10 A.M. - 1 P.M.
Other
Year Round?: No
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: No
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Broadway Farmers Market
716-893-0705; 716-893-2216
Front of Market Building, 999 Broadway Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-October Sat. 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
County
Erie

Clinton Bailey Farmers Market
(716) 822-2466
1443 - 1517 Clinton St & Bailey Ave,
Buffalo, NY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
November-April Sun.-Fri. 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sat. 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
County
Erie

Niagara Falls City Market
(716) 754-0789
Market Square, 18th St & Pine Ave.
Niagara Falls, NY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Mon., Wed., Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
County
Niagara

Tupper Lake Farmers' Market
The Wild Center Natural History Museum
Tupper Lake, NY
Hours
06/24/2010-09/30/2010 Thursday, 11:00 Pm - 3:00 Pm.
Items
Baked Goods, Crafts And Woodworking Items, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Maple Syrup Or Maple Products, Meat Or Poultry, Other Processed Foods, Plants, Prepared Food, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 18 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Yes
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: Yes
Wic: Yes
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

West Point / Town of Highlands Farmers Market
(845) 222-5947
Parking Lot Across From West Point Visitors Center, Highland Falls
Highland Falls, NY
Hours
June 20, 2010-)Ctober 31, 2010
Items
Baked Goods, Flowers, Fresh Fruit, Herbs, Honey, Jams Jellies And Preserves, Maple Syrup Or Maple Products, Plants, Vegetables
Vendors
This Market Has 8-10 Vendors.
Other
Organic: Not Known
Year Round?: No
Credit/Debit: No
Wic: Yes
Snap: No
Sfmnp: No
Wic Cash?: No

Tips for Growing the Perfect Tomato

Last weekend, I bought something at the farmers’ market that got me so excited I went way over budget and didn’t even wait until I got home to dig into my purchase. What got me so amped up amid crowds of pushy people before I’d even finished my morning coffee? The advent of tomato season, of course.

Farmers’ market tomatoes are a different breed—figuratively and often literally—than the hard, packaged ones in the grocery stores’ year-round produce section. They’re multicolored, they range in size from that of a Ping-Pong ball to that of a grapefruit, and the taste (oh, the taste!) is fruity, sweet, and silky all at the same time. My ode to fresh tomatoes would be one of undying love if it weren’t for the price: my breathless purchase set me back ten bucks. This got me thinking: could I grow my own tomatoes and feed my craving for the fruit while saving money—and cultivate my own green thumb at the same time?

To find out what it really takes to grow a good tomato, I consulted Penny Granberg, a grower who, according to local opinion, consistently grows the farmers’ markets’ juiciest, most flavorful tomatoes.

Should Any Home Gardener Give It a Try?
Turns out, tomatoes are one of the top crops in home gardens, since they’re easy to grow , compared with other fruits and veggies. And don’t think that tomato growing is just for Californians or Floridians—tomatoes are cold-tolerant to a certain extent. To help out gardeners nationwide with just this dilemma, the U.S. Department of Agriculture developed the plant hardiness zone map , which divides North America into eleven zones, ranked by how cold they are (zone one being the coldest). If you look up a plant, like a certain type of tomato, it will tell you whether that plant will survive in your region. For example, one type of tomato might be cold-tolerant to zone seven, so if you live in zones seven through eleven, that’s a type that’s worth a try.

There are two basic types of tomatoes from which to choose: determinant varieties, which stop growing new vines when flowering begins (leading to a large, single crop), or indeterminate varieties, which continue to add new growth throughout the season (usually from midsummer until the first frost).

Plan for Planting
Feeling ambitious enough to start from seed? “Plant them in April,” recommends Granberg, whose Rose Lane Farm in California grows about 1,800 tomato plants each year. “Otherwise, a late frost will ruin them.” Granberg says it’s best to start from seed, but if you lack the timing or patience (or green thumb, like I do), she says, buying a young plant from a reputable nursery is also a fine way to get started, especially for first-timers.

Granberg recommends planting in April because it’s crucial to wait until any possibility of frost has passed. Check with your local garden store to find out an ideal planting time for your area.

Room to Grow
We associate tomatoes with summer because they’re warm-weather produce, which ...

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