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The Cornucopia Corner: Area Farm Markets Listed From Alma to West Branch

11th National Farm Market Week Celebrated Aug. 2-8; Numbers Have Doubled

August 8, 2010       Leave a Comment
By: Dave Rogers

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Bay City has two farmers markets, the Bay County Market at 108 Adams St. and Downtown Bay City Farmers Market at Washington and 6th.
 

This first week of August marks two great local food and farmers market event weeks: National Farmers Market Week and Buy Michigan Week.

Bay City has two farmers markets, the Bay County Market at 108 Adams St., open for produce Tuesdays and Thursdays 2-8 p.m., and the Downtown Bay City Farmers Market, open Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Washington Avenue and Sixth Street.

The Midland Farmers Market, at the Tridge, is open Wednesdays and Saturdays 7 a.m. to 12 noon.

Saginaw also has two farmers markets, one at the Saginaw County Fairgrounds Tuesday and Friday 7 a.m. - 1 p.m., and Saturday 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.; the Saginaw Downtown market at James and Franklin is Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Governor Jennifer Granholm has proclaimed August 2-8, 2010 as Buy Michigan Week to encourage people to discover, celebrate and monetarily support Michigan businesses.

Buy Michigan Now is encouraging people to make a plan to visit a farmers market, find a local supplier for things bought from out of state, and come to the Buy Michigan Now Festival from August 6-8 in Downtown Northville.

"The Buy Michigan Now campaign is about heightening awareness and revitalizing our state's economy one product, one purchase, and one business at a time," said Lisa Diggs of Buy Michigan Now.

"We are very excited to be working with Northville to celebrate Buy Michigan Week. Their vibrant art, restaurant, and retail community is representative of great towns all over the state, and provides an ideal showcase for the bright spots in Michigan?s blossoming new economy," said Ms. Diggs.

Learn more at www.buymichigannow.com.

United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has proclaimed August 1-7, 2010 as National Farmers Market Week.

This year marks the 11th annual National Farmers Market Week. Since the USDA began declaring National Farmers Market Week in 2000, the number of farmers markets has almost doubled, from 2,863 markets in 2000 to 5,274 in 2009.

According to the USDA, there are approximately 6,000 farmers markets operating in the country in 2010 and more than 220 operating in Michigan.

"Farmers markets are good for you for health, good for your community, and good for the economy." says Stacy Miller, Executive Director of the Farmers Market Coalition, a nonprofit supporting farmers markets across the country.

Following are farm markets operating in the MyBayCity.com area:

Alma

Alma Farmers' Market

Woodworth & Downie Streets

June -- October

Wednesday, 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Alpena

Alpena Farmers Market

River Street, behind City Hall

June -- October

Wednesday, 8 a.m.- Noon

Boyne City

Boyne City Farmers' Market

Old City Park, Corner of N Park & River

May -- October

Saturday, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Brighton

Brighton Farmers Market

200 First Street, at the Mill Pond

May -- October

Saturday, 8 a.m. -1 p.m.

Cadillac

Cadillac Area Farmers Market

Lake Street parking lot at end of W Chapin

July -- October

Tuesday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Caro

Caro Farmers Market

Shaw school parking lot

May -- October

Saturday, 8 a.m. -1 p.m.

Charlevoix

Charlovoix Farmers Market

Downtown Charlevoix

August -- September

Thursday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Cheboygan

Cheboygan Farmers Market

City Hall parking lot, State Street

July -- October

Saturday, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Chesaning

Chesaning Farmers Market

625 Broad Street

June -- October

Saturday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Clare

Gateway Farmers Market

Shamrock Park, east of McEwan Str. on Wilcox Pkwy

June -- October

Saturday, 8 a.m. -1 p.m.

Davison

Davison Downtown Farmers Market

Corner of Shoppers Alley & Second Street

July -- September

Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Durand

Durand Union Station Farmers Market

Corner of Hagle & Main Street

May -- October

Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m.

East Jordan

East Jordan Farmers Market

Bridge Street, Spartman Park

May -- October

Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

East Tawas

Northeast Michigan Regional Farm Market

Corner of US-23 & Newman Street

May -- September

Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Elk Rapids

Elk Rapids Farmers Market

Elk Rapids Chamber of Commerce, 305, US-31

June -- October

Friday, 8:00 a.m. - Sellout

Fife Lake

Springfield Recreation Area Farmers

3983 Lund Road

Springfield Twp Park, at Lund & Creighton Roads

May -- October

Thursday, 3:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.

Gaylord

Gaylord West Farmers Market

3400 M-32 at Hops N' Schnapps

Memorial Day Saturday

June

Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

July - October Wednesday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Pavilion on Court Downtown Farmers

100 Court Street, Downtown Gaylord Pavilion

July -- October

Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.



Glen Arbor


Glen Arbor Farmers Market

Behind the Township Hall on Western Ave.

June -- August

Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Grand Rapids

Fulton Street Farmers Market

1147 East Fulton St. May -- December Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday

Greenville


Greenville Home and Farm Market

West Washington at Veterans Park

July -- October

Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.

Harbor Springs

Harbor Springs Farmers Market

E. Main Street (Hwy 119) at Ottawa Stadium

June -- October

Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon

Harrisville

Harrisville Farmers Market

Corner of M-72 & US-23

June -- October

Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon

Hartland

Hartland Farmers Market

9525 Highland Road, at old Hartland High School

May -- October

Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Hillman

Hillman Farmers Market

Brush Creek Mill corner of Pleasant Valley & State Streets

July -- October

Tuesday, 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Howell

Sunday Howell Farmers' Market

State St. adjacent to Livingston County Courthouse

May -- October

Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Imlay City

Imlay City Farmers Market

Parking lot at the corner of M-52 & 3rd Street

June -- October

Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Indian River

Indian River Grower's Market

3435 S. Straits Hwy, Chamber parking lot.

June -- October

Saturday, 8:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Kalkaska

Kalkaska Farmers Market

Parking lot at Third and Walnut Street

May -- October

Wednesday, 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Lansing

Allen Neighborhood Center Market

Corner of Kalamazoo & Allen Street

May -- October

Wednesday, 2:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Lapeeer

Lapeer Downtown Farmers Market

Courthouse Square on Nepessing Street

May -- October

Wednesday and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant

Island Park Farmers Market

331 N Main Street, at pavilion in Island Park

June -- October

Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Okemos

Meridian Township Farmers' Market

5151 Marsh Road

Behind Meridian Township Offices

July -- October

Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Onaway

Onaway Farmers Market

Behind Great Northern Drug, corner of M-211 & M-68

July -- September

Tuesday, 3:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.

Petoskey

Petoskey Farmers' Market

Near corner of Howard & Michigan Streets Adjacent to Darling parking lot

June -- September

Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Port Austin

Port Austin Farmers Market

On State & Line Streets, near Lake Street

July -- October

Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Rogers City

Rogers City Farmers Market

Lake Street & Huron, near Marina entrance

July -- October

Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon

Sanford

Sanford Farmers Market

Long Branch Saloon parking lot corner of Saginaw Rd (Old US-10) & North Sanford

June -- October

Monday, 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

St. Johns

St. John's Farmers Market

100 Maple Street, west of Clinton County Courthouse

July -- October

Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon

Vassar

Vassar Farmers Market

Veterans' Park on M-15

Rain - market moves to Spring Street Pavillion

May -- October

Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

West Branch West Branch Farmers Market

102 E. Houghton Avenue, parking lot

July -- October

Saturday, 8:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.

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