University Community Farmers Market

FarmersMarket250The University Community Farmers Market began in 2007 as a community event to bring fresh produce and market goods and support local business in the neighborhood. Each year more vendors and events are added to make the market an enjoyable community gathering place for all.

This market has been a collaboration between the University at Buffalo, the surrounding South Campus neighborhoods and local organizations to promote wellness and community sustainability through the availability of fresh produce and locally grown food while promoting local entrepreneurs.

The University Community Farmers Market final date is October 17, 2015 from 8:00AM until 1:00PM.

Farmers have an excellent selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables all grown locally!

So stock up on root vegetables and winter squash and other product which store well into the fall and winter. Pumpkins are in good supply with a variety of sizes. Think Thanksgiving with winter squash and pumpkin pie. Stop by the Market Managers table to pick up creative recipes for these products.

As the Market concludes its ninth season, the Board of the University Community Market wishes to extend its sincere appreciation to all the customers, farmers and artisans how have made this community resource all possible. We would also like to thank the University Heights Collaborative and the Gloria Parks Community Center for helping promote the market and taking care of the finances, and the University of Buffalo Office of Community Relations for providing personnel, space for storage and meetings along with financial support over the course of the market.

Finally, the Board is looking for new leadership if the market is to continue. If you are interested in participating in the leadership and continuance of the Market please contact the University Heights Collaborative (info@ourheights.org) or better yet stop by the Market at Main and Kenmore Avenue during the final Saturdays.

- The UCFM Planning Committee

Join us for the final day of the market, October 17, 2015!


Donations

Donations to the University Community Farmers Market are greatly appreciated and can be made online, via postal mail or in person. Postal mailing address is: University Heights Collaborative Inc, 5 W. Northrup Place, Buffalo, NY 14214. Please make checks payable to the University Heights Collaborative and put “Farmers Market” or “UCFM” in the memo. For donating online, we are registered with Network for Good and PayPal. Thank you for your support!

The University Community Farmers Market is a program of the University Heights Collaborative, which is a non-profit organization pursuant to Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. Therefore, your donation may qualify for an income tax deduction in accordance with Federal and/or State income tax laws. Please consult with your tax advisor to determine whether your donation is tax deductible in whole or in part.


Farmers Market News

University Community Farmers Market Farewell

October 12, 2015
The University Community Farmers Market final date is October 17, 2015 from 8:00AM until 1:00PM. Farmers have an excellent selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables all grown locally! So stock up on root vegetables and winter squash and other product which store well into the fall and winter. Pumpkins are in good supply with a variety of sizes. Think […]
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Farmers Market Call for Vendors!

January 24, 2015
The 2015 Season of the Farmers Market is set to take place on Saturdays from 8AM to 1PM May 16 – October 17 on the University at Buffalo South Campus ~ Main Street at Kenmore Ave Buffalo, NY. The Market is looking for new vendors! Fill out this form if you are interested in being […]
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