Community

We’re proud of the many affiliations that we have with the businesses and organizations that we work with everyday. Here are some, not all. If you’d like your group to be added to our list, contact the brewery at your convenience.


Mazurek’s Bakery

Mazurek’s Bakery at 543 South Park Ave. has been a First Ward institution since 1933, operating as a full line bakery with an emphasis on Polish style rye bread, pastries, cookies, and decorated cakes. Baking many of the polish favorites: cheesecake, placzek, poppy seed logs.  Mazurek’s also makes two of our snack menu items: Pizza Rolls (a simple & delicious neighborhood favorite for generations) and Aviator Red Soft Pretzels (made with our spent brewing grains and Aviator Irish Red Ale).  Pro tip: try the NY Rye available only on Fridays & Saturdays! 


Burning Asphalt Sauces

Burning Asphalt, made in Chautauqua County, takes pride in their great tasting products. Only the freshest of ingredients are used in every bottle. Each recipe was carefully developed over a several year period and test marketed to make sure they have the finest gourmet specialty foods available.

We’re proud to offer their “Flying Bison Hot Banana Pepper Mustard”, made with our Lager beer.  You can enjoy some with an order of Aviator Red Pretzels, or you can buy a jar to take home.  One taste and you’ll be hooked!  In 2018, keep an eye out for a few new products and collaborations between our companies…


NY Chips (Marquart Farms)

Using only the best potatoes grown on Marquart Farms (located in Gainesville, Wyoming County, NY), along with other local New York potato producers, the New York Chips brand promises to supply consumers with a local product made with care and delivered to you at the peak of flavor. Flying Bison offers 4 varieties of their potato chips at the tasting room: Wavy Sea Salt, Sea Salt & Dill, Sea Salt & Vinegar, and Wavy BBQ. 


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GoBike Buffalo

Working to create healthy, environmentally sustainable, community friendly transportation.


Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper

WATERKEEPER is a community-based organization dedicated to protecting the quality and quantity of our water sources, while connecting people to water.


Try-It Distributing

We’re proud of our affiliation with Try-It Distributing and the great Vukelic family. Please feel free to visit their website by clicking on their logo.


Buffalo Niagara Brewers Association

The Buffalo Niagara Brewers Association exists to unify the Buffalo Niagara craft beer community in order to increase regional sales of craft beer through promotions, marketing, public awareness, consumer education, and to monitor and assure a thriving craft beer and brewing industry within the region. 


New York State Brewers Association

The New York State Brewers Association (NYSBA) is a 501 (c)6  and was founded in 2003 to serve as a promotional and legislative proponent for New York State breweries, microbreweries, farm breweries, brewpubs and brewing affiliated businesses. The growth of the Craft Beer segment continues to be strong and New York State’s share of that growth has exceeded that of breweries on the national level. 


New York Farm Bureau

The mission of New York Farm Bureau is “To Serve And Strengthen Agriculture.”

Farm Bureau is a non-governmental, volunteer organization financed and controlled by member families for the purpose of solving economic and public policy issues challenging the agricultural industry.

Farm Bureau‘s “grassroots” policy development process continues to ensure that the organization represents the majority position of its membership. Policy development begins at the county level with problem identification and culminates at the New York Farm Bureau Annual Meeting with resolutions addressing the issues. 


Erie County Fair

The basic purpose of the Erie County Agricultural Society, sponsor of the Erie County Fair, is to preserve and enhance, by educational endeavors, the agricultural and historical legacy of New York State.  The Society sponsors the Erie County Fair, which is held annually and intended to promote and showcase our community’s agricultural traditions, talents, diversity and heritage.

Flying Bison is proud to be partnered with the Fair for their annual home brew competition, whose yearly winner gets produced at our brewery and served at that year’s fair! 


Run716

Come join us for the 2nd annual Run716, taking place Sunday, August 5th 2018 in the heart of Buffalo’s new and developing Larkinville district!  Once known as The Hydraulics and later the home of The Larkin Soap Company, today the district is a mixed use community home to commerical office space, residential, restaurants, retail, & manufacturing, including Flying Bison Brewing.

The event starts and ends with live music and a post event party at our host sponsor, Flying Bison Brewery. Pre-race events on Saturday will provide plenty to do prior to this run through historic Buffalo. And the post race party will be one of the best! 

 


Buffalo Marathon

May 27th, 2018. The course is relatively flat and fast with great volunteer support and a scenic view of downtown’s waterfront and its major landmarks. The course has been designed for our athletes to enjoy views of Lake Erie, LaSalle Park, First Niagara Center Home of the Buffalo Sabres, Forest Lawn Cemetery, parks designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and many other Buffalo highlights.

Get ready to experience works by Frank Lloyd Wright (including the Darwin D. Martin House Complex, the finest example of his Prairie Style), Louis Sullivan’s ornate Guaranty Building, Edward B. Green’s Greek revival structure that became the permanent home for the Albright Art Gallery, the only permanent building erected for the Pan-American Exposition, the Buffalo Historical Society, the graceful lines of Eliel and Eero Saarinen’s Kleinhans Music Hall, a system of parks and parkways designed by Frederick Law Olmsted.


Slow Roll Buffalo

Founded in Detroit, Slow Roll is a social group bicycle ride that meets every Monday night and has expanded into a Global network of community rides. Slow Roll Buffalo began in 2014 as a free and inclusive way to bring people from all walks of life together and reconnect our community, and has now become by far the largest offshoot in the global Slow Roll network where thousands have been gathering in Detroit on Monday nights for many years. Other Slow Roll cities include Cleveland, Chicago, Minneapolis, Washington, D.C, Berlin & Stockholm. 


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The Buffalo Zoo

The Buffalo Zoo is dedicated to conservational education and currently plays an essential role in a variety of local, regional and global conservation efforts.


Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site

The TR Site is a unit of the National Park Service, the only NPS location in Western New York.  Since its inception, the Site has been managed by a local board of trustees, the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site Foundation, through a cooperative agreement with NPS. 

 


Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House Complex

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Darwin Martin House Complex preserves, interprets and promotes a world class, master-piece built for Wright’s significant patron and friend; it is located in Buffalo, New York – a city of recognized architectural treasures.


The Rotary Club of Buffalo

The Rotary Club of Buffalo

More than 150 of our city’s civic and business leaders belong to Rotary Club of Buffalo, the 28th Rotary International club in the world, founded in 1911. Through our individual and corporate memberships in Rotary, we connect with people in other vocations, with business and civic organizations locally and nationally, and with other Rotarians throughout the world.


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Larkin Square

Since its grand opening in June 2012, Larkin Square lies at the heart of Larkinville, the site of the former Larkin Soap Company warehouse buildings. This open public space provides a backdrop of colorful furniture amongst whimsical architecture, where community gatherings are filled with food, music and fun abound.


43 North

43North awards $5 million in cash prizes annually in a startup pitch competition.  Founded in 2014, and located in Buffalo, New York, the competition is funded by New York State’s Buffalo Billion initiative. It is supported by many additional sponsors including the New York Power Authority 

 


Arts Services Initiative WNY

Arts Services Initiative of Western New York (ASI) promotes the cultural sector’s vital role in economic development and the community through capacity building, collaboration, and advocacy in Erie, Niagara, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, and Allegany Counties. 


 

Make-A-Wish Foundation – WNY

Granting the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. 

 


March of Dimes

The mission of the March of Dimes, including the local chapter, is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.  


 

Wings Flights of Hope

The mission of Wings Flights of Hope Inc. is to help people in need of free air transportation for medical and humanitarian purposes. Basically helping anyone, anytime, anyplace.  Wings does not want transportation to stand in the way of a patient receiving the best possible treatment available. With this purpose in mind their volunteer pilots enjoy giving the gift of hope to so many passengers, and they are honored to be able to give someone a lift when they are down. 


Food Bank of WNY

The Food Bank of Western New York is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1979, after a group of religious and community leaders came together to develop an effective and comprehensive way to fight hunger in the region.

Today, they assist as many as 135,000 individuals in any given month through 341 member agencies, including food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, youth programs, group homes and senior centers. 

 


Matt Urban Hope Center

The Matt Urban Hope Center responds to the needs of the community by hosting family-focused events, informative workshops, free tax preparation, benefits screening, housing and job assistance.  We assist individuals who are homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless. Additionally five dinners per week are served which are open and free to the community. 1.080 Broadway St. Buffalo, NY. 


Response To Love Center

We are a community of believers respecting the dignity of all and supporting the journey of each person. With compassionate presence, we inspire HOPE, HEALING and PEACE to the poor and marginalized of society. We provide a safe and welcoming place where we can learn from one another. Our invitation is extended to all regardless of race, social status or religious affiliation. 130 Kosciuszko St, Buffalo, NY 


Hauptman-Woodward Institute

Founded in 1956 it has housed researchers dedicated to studying the foundations of disease, looking at biology at the same scale as pharmaceuticals. They have a rich history of innovation, discovery, and education, and are a founder institute of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. Today they are housed in a state of the art, 73,000 square foot facility identified from it’s iconic shape and represented in its logo. 


South Park Social & Athletic Club & Youth Association

The South Park SAC has been in existence since 1961. They have been involved in many civic and charitable activities for the betterment of youth in our neighborhood community including: Fishing Derbies, Ice Skating, and ZooMobile experiences for the children and families in the South Buffalo Community.

 


Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park

The Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park is a museum on the shore of Lake Erie in Buffalo, New York. It is home to several decommissioned US Naval vessels, including the Cleveland-class cruiser USS Little Rock, the Fletcher-class destroyer USS The Sullivans, and the submarine USS Croaker. Along with the ships, there are a variety of smaller vehicles, vessels, and aircraft on display at the park. 


Buffalo Jazz Collective

The Buffalo Jazz Collective is a group of jazz musicians and advocates dedicated to preserving, celebrating, and advancing the rich jazz heritage of Western New York.  Through performance, education, and media, they pay tribute to our city’s musical past and nurture its future by ensuring jazz remains at the core of our cultural landscape. 


WBFO 88.7FM

Flying Bison is proud to support WBFO-FM, Buffalo’s NPR station…and home to a fantastic Blues program on the weekends! 


Buffalo Pug & Small Breed Rescue

Finding homes in WNY for rescued dogs of all breeds from all over the country. Flying Bison is proud to welcome our four-legged friends to the brewery every year for an annual summer fundraiser for BPSBR, Chugs for Pugs! 

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