From Business Today:
Family farmers have found a way to stay profitable . Places such as Becker Farms, Blackman Homestead Farm and Pumpkinville deal direct to consumer, inviting the public onto their land to enjoy the farm experience. They've turned their farms into retail and entertainment centers and have made themselves a top Halloween and Autumn destination for families. It gives them more control over pricing than traditional farming, in which they would sell their crops to distributors, stores and processors.
Erie and Niagara County's real estate transactions are in for the week ending Sept. 23. The median transaction price was $102,925 in Erie County and $93,450 in Niagara County. Erie County's priciest sale had a $1.75 million, while Niagara County's went for $480,000.
Who is getting hired, promoted and honored?
If you've got a coupon book, such as the Entertainment Book, or Buffalo Dining Cards, time is running out to use them! Entertainment coupons expire tomorrow, and Dining Cards expire at the end of the year. Mary Kunz Goldman has some great strategies for making the most of them.
It's the one day of the year you can watch all your favorite cheesy movies without feeling guilty!