Canton Farmers Market to offer special pre-Thanksgiving Harvest Market

Variety of locally produced items available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday

(Canton Farmers Market)

CANTON, Mich. – The Canton Farmers Market will return on Sunday for a special Harvest Market to ensure that market-goers can enjoy local, harvest-fresh food on their Thanksgiving tables.

Organizers said a variety of locally produced items will be available from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, rain or shine, in and around the historic Cady-Boyer Barn, located in Preservation Park at 500 N. Ridge Road.

Sunday's Market will feature an assortment of Michigan-harvested produce in addition to specialty products made by local vendors, who will be onsite both indoors and outside.

Organizers said you can pick up items for your Thanksgiving meal along with all your Market favorites, including: farm eggs, honey, sauerkraut, popcorn for popping, artisan cheese, sour cream coffee cakes & muffins with cinnamon & pecans, gluten free baking mixes, baked goods (including gluten-free, vegan & sugar-free), jam, fudge, cinnamon honey baked almonds & pecans, granola, kettle corn, blended teas, apples, cider, apple butter, fudge, barbecue & pasta sauces, mustards, salad dressings, marinades, artisan cheese & bread, hormone & anti-biotic free meats, turkeys and more.

Local produce may also include: Winter squash, brussel sprouts, pie pumpkins, cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, spinach, lettuce, radishes, collard greens, onions, kale, mixed greens, sweet potatoes, beets, sunchoke, rutabaga, arugula and more.

Organizers said advanced orders are currently being accepted for free-range, antibiotic and hormone free turkey orders for pick up at the Nov. 24 Harvest Market. Market vendor Garry Kuneman of Pure Pastures is accepting pre-orders at 734-927-6951 or by email. Turkeys will range from 12-25 pounds at $3.49 per pound.

Chef Paul Penney will also be on site cooking with seasonal produce at the Market from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. While at the Market, organizers say be sure to pick up lunch from The Rolling Stoves, new on the food truck scene offering tasty wraps, including BBQ chicken wraps, veggie wraps, bit wraps and chipotle chicken wraps.

Hand-crafted soaps from Cellar Door Soap Co and Farmington Soapworks along with soy candles from JKM Soy Candles will also be available.

For more information about the Canton Farmers Market and its vendors, click here.