Farmer's Market News
Roberto Fred Farms and Richard Feinen Farms offer a wide variety of vegetables, fruit, herbs, flowers, preserves, honey, and vegetable plants. Gardens of Eternity offering a range of natural body products, jewelry, handmade washcloths and bathmats, and more. Franklin’s Honey & Apples will be on hand all market season offering their mouthwatering Kettle Korn and other delicious treats.
The market accepts SNAP, and offers the Double Up program. Every dollar in SNAP swiped for shopping at the market (up to $20) will be doubled in Double Up tokens for the purchase of fresh fruits and vegetables. The market also accepts WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) vouchers, WIC VF and Fresh Connect checks. While the Dunkirk Market only distributes Fresh Connect checks for the first two weeks of market, veterans and service members can obtain them from their Division of Veterans Affairs office, and produce vendors can accept them all season.
Every second Wednesday of the month offers a special event with music, kids activities, demonstrations and more:
**Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the Dunkirk Farmers Market is postponing our monthly special events and food sampling demonstrations for the 2020 Market Season. **
Learn fun new ways to eat healthier, including how to fit more fruits and vegetables into your diet with Cornell University Cooperative Extension’s Eat Smart New York. Sample easy and tasty recipes, and get ideas that will help you save money on food.
The Dunkirk Farmers Market thanks the Chautauqua County Health Network, Farmers Market Federation of NY, Field & Fork Network, Double Up NY for their generous support. If you have questions or would like to become a vendor, entertainer, or participating community organization, contact Kevin Luce, Dunkirk Farmers Market Manager at 716-366-9876 or Dunkirkfarmersmarket@gmail.com
The City of Dunkirk, in order to provide an opportunity to the public to enhance the character of our community, has created a Community Garden Program whereby interested City individuals and groups are allowed to utilize various parcels of City property to establish and to maintain community gardens.
The Beautification Committee of Revitalize Dunkirk and the City of Dunkirk would like to thank the following donors for their contributions to this year’s project to provide hanging baskets for the two blocks of Central Avenue between 3rd and 5th streets: Click here for list