ELMIRA NY--(WENY-TV) After a rainy start to the year last week the East Side farmers market was open on the lawn near the holiday inn in Elmira today. The event is sponsored by Cornell university and features farmers from all of our area selling everything from vegetables to goat milk soap. The market takes cash, credit, and debit cards but also accepts WIC coupons, senior farmer market coupons, and women, infant, children fruit and vegetable checks. "It benefits local growers, it boosts there business it boots the economy here in Chemung county, and it s big boost to local growers " says Anne Hughes who coordinates the market. The market is open every Friday from three to six PM and runs until October 18th. This year the market requests that customers park in the Holiday Inn lot adjacent to the market tent.