Local (7 minutes 1 way) Sherman: Quality Mart (Basic Groceries in a minimalist
sorta way), Sherman Pizza, The Corral (good Breakfast with the Amish),
and other assorted fare.
A little further away (20 minutes): Mayville
has a larger Quality Mart, plus the largest liquor store in the area (keep
going east from Mayville a couple miles on 430 past 394, it's called "Mar
Mar"). There are some OK restaurants right on Chautauqua Lake (394
South). Bemus Point (right across the US 86 Bridge about
20 minutes from Brushwood) has some elegant choice$ in Ye
Hare and Hounds and the Hotel
Lenhart (webmaster top choice$).
Besides organizing potlucks amongst yourselves, there are ala carte food
options available. Thus far we're enjoying the gustatory delights of the
Blue Lady Cafe and Street Wise Food AshramPhils
There's the Smoothie Bar (or at least there was last year) with
Ice Cream and other refreshments.
Then there's the "bar" Bar, complete with
drooling drunks late at night (where at least we can keep an eye on them...
Both Brushwood and ACE staff are pressed by the large amounts of trash
generated by our loving community. Please note the centers
for trash disposal located conveniently all around the Brushwood site and
follow the guidelines. Please,
we all need to work together.