The Olean Hillside Farm's market, now in its 21st year, opens for business this year on Saturday, May 9, and will be open every Saturday until the end of October from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. - except for July 4, Aug. 23 and Sept. 12.
The Giambrones, an Amish baker and Miller's Farm Market will be on hand for the May 9 opening, but more vendors will come on board as the growing season moves into summer, Mrs. Giambrone said.
"We're still free for vendors," said Jean Giambrone, director of the newly named Olean Hillside Farmers Market. "The only thing we ask is that vendors don't sell junk. This is a farmers market, not a flea market. Crafts are fine, as long as they are homemade."
Farmers, gardeners, bakers or crafters interested in getting a market space should contact Mrs. Giambrone at 938-6061 to inquire.
Our Victory Garden 2009 initiative will allow people to bring their soil to the market for testing and allow Mrs. Giambrone to share her knowledge about gardening.
'Almost all of our gardening is done organically, so I want to help people learn how to do that," she said. "If I can help people in planting their gardens, in getting them some plants to get started, that would be great. If they end up with more produce than they can use, they can come back to the market to se
The Olean Hillside Farmers Market is open every Saturday from May 9 until the end of October from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. - except for July 4, Aug. 23 and Sept. 12.
We are located in Olean NY's War Veterans Park on the corner of East State Street and Front Street, directly opposite of Bradner Stadium.
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