The Hamburg and Blasdell Farmers’ Markets will be opening next week, according to the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce. A long-standing tradition in the Village of Hamburg, the Hamburg Farmers’ Market will be celebrating over 35 years in operation. Since its beginning in 1977, the Hamburg Farmers’ Market has featured home-grown products from local area farmers including seasonal produce, farm fresh eggs, homemade baked goods, honey, cheese, flowers, plants, pastas, perogi, goat’s milk fudge, soaps, lotions and so much more.
The Hamburg Farmers’ Market runs every Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., from the first Saturday in May through the first Saturday in November. The 2013 season starts on May 4 and runs through Saturday, Nov. 3 and the market will be open to the public rain or shine. The Hamburg Market is located in the Hamburg Village Municipal parking lot. Entrances to the market are on both Main and Union Streets.
The Hamburg Chamber of Commerce will also help run the 2nd Annual Blasdell Farmers’ Market, which will kick off on Wednesday, May 1st.
The Blasdell Farmers’ Market is open every Wednesday, rain or shine, from 9 a.,. to 2 p.m., starting the first Wednesday in May through the last Wednesday in October. The 2013 season starts on May 1 and runs through Oct.30.
The Blasdell is located in the Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant parking lot, located at 3785 South Park Ave., Blasdell. New this year, the Blasdell Farmers’ Market is offering hand crafted goods and wares and both markets will continue to feature non-profit organizations that will be on site offering updates and general information on local events and activities featured within the communities of Blasdell and Hamburg. These weekly markets are open to the public and are sponsored in part by the Hamburg Casino at the Fairgrounds. Please contact the Chamber office at 649-7917 for more information on the Blasdell Farmers’ Market or to learn how you can participate as a vendor. For more details and a list of what’s in season, visit the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce website at www.hamburg-chamber.org.