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'Off the Beaten Path' market offers special attractions

by jmaloni
Thu, Sep 6th 2012 11:55 pm
The Wheatfield Farmers Market on Aug. 29 featured a free `Taste of Wheatfield` drawing. Shown getting ready to draw entry forms that were available in the Niagara-Wheatfield Tribune, from left are Nancy E. Rosie, deputy town clerk; Agnes Ryan, town Highway Department clerk; and one of 20 vendors at that week's farmers market, Geri Hens of Hens Honey Bee Farm. (photo by Walt Bissett)
The Wheatfield Farmers Market on Aug. 29 featured a free "Taste of Wheatfield" drawing. Shown getting ready to draw entry forms that were available in the Niagara-Wheatfield Tribune, from left are Nancy E. Rosie, deputy town clerk; Agnes Ryan, town Highway Department clerk; and one of 20 vendors at that week's farmers market, Geri Hens of Hens Honey Bee Farm. (photo by Walt Bissett)

It's being called Wheatfield's "Off the Beaten Path" Farmers & Specialty Items Community Market, tucked into the parking lot at Town Hall, 2800 Church Road.

The market is open every Wednesday from 3 to 7 p.m. and offers for sale plenty of homegrown produce, homemade pierogi, baked goods, cheese, honey, popcorn, wine, dog treats, crafts and more.

Plus, there are special attractions. On Sept. 12 and Oct. 17, "Magic At the Market" will run from 4 to 6 p.m., featuring magic and balloon art by Rob and Carol Allen. On Sept. 19, Barb Vollick will be doing "Karaoke at the Market." On Oct. 3, it will be Oktoberfest, with German music, food and entertainment.

The Wheatfield Farmers Market held a free "Taste of Wheatfield" drawing on Aug. 29. Entry forms were included in the market's advertisement in the Tribune.

Winners, receiving gift certificates, were:

Suzanne's Fine Dining - Franziska Scrivani and Norma Kroening.

Olympia Restaurant - Ted Keyes.

Sawyer Creek - William Schildhauer and Sandra Marshall.

Subway - Lidia Masters, Cole Susice and Mary Suffoletta.

Tim Hortons - Jeff Carter and Chet Stachura.

Dunkin Donuts - Flora O'Toole and John Wantler.

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