The Village of Lakewood is sponsoring the all new Lakewood Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market at a new day, time and location with Harriet Sessler, as the Market Manager. The market will be held on Thursdays from 2:00 to 6:00 pm on Terrace Avenue overlooking Hartley Park and Chautauqua Lake. The first market will be June 14th and markets will run every Thursday until August 30th.
The market has expanded and is pleased to welcome over seven new vendors this year with a wide mix of wholesome foods and products. Featured will be a wide variety of locally grown and raised organic foods including: fruits, vegetables, eggs, grass-fed beef, GMO-free pork; free range chicken and eggs. Local honey and beeswax will also be featured. There will be a variety of baked goods and oven-fresh breads, all from scratch.
Fresh flowers, hanging baskets and potted annuals and perennials will be sold. Natural soaps, lotions, organic shampoo and body wash are just a few of the bathing essentials offered.
A local photographer will be selling exceptional prints and postcards of Chautauqua Lake and other scenic vistas in this area in addition to other subjects.
Participating vendors include: Aber’s Acres, BMTphotos, Gardens of Eternity, Green Heron Growers, Harriet Elizabeth’s, Scott’s Farm and Greenhouse, Sunshine Honey and The Bread Box.
The market’s guest musician, Mark Mincarelli, will entertain with his guitar, banjos and singing. The Lakewood Memorial Public Library will be on hand with children’s activities. Other activities will be hosted by the market throughout the season as well as visits from the SPCA and other community organizations.
Visitors to the market will discover that there are free exercise classes in Hartley Park from 5:30 to 6:15 pm sponsored by the Fitness Bunker on the market days in July and August.
Live on the Lake, a Thursday night concert series will be held from July 12 through August 9 at 7:00 PM in Hartley Park. Not only will there be music, but also 3 C’s Food Truck on concert nights. Several of the market vendors will remain open making it convenient to shop, eat and relax to the music in one evening.
For additional information, please email: lakewoodnyfarmersmarket.com