Where to find farmers markets and farm stops around Ann Arbor
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Getting food fresh from local producers not only helps you learn where your food comes from, it puts money back into the local economy by supporting local farmers. Luckily for Ann Arborites, the city and the surrounding area is full of farmers markets and farm stops that work with farmers and vendors to fairly sell their goods. Heres a list of farmers markets and farm stops around Ann Arbor:Each location has its own rules and accepts different food assistance programs, including SNAP/PEBT card and Double Up Food Bucks. Ann ArborAnn Arbor Farmers MarketWhere: 315 Detroit St. When: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesdays, SaturdaysOpen twice a week in the Kerrytown District, many of the vendors at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market accept pre-orders for pick-up.
Small Biz Saturday: Argus Farm Stop adds larger online inventory, makes changes during pandemic
The farm stop had to buy more refrigeration to accommodate the new inventory and to hold online orders. Sample also said the success of the Argus Farm Stop online orders was due to its customers. (Argus Farm Stop)Additionally, Argus Farm Stop implemented grocery delivery for its customers. Currently, both Argus Farm Stop locations are open to customers but are limited to only five at one time. Visit Argus Farm Stop at 325 W. Liberty St. and at 1200 Packard Rd.
Ann Arbor Farmers Market 100th birthday bash; A2 Blues Fest turns 50; EMU buyouts
ANN ARBOR - Happy Friday! The Ann Arbor Farmers Market will be celebrating its 100th birthday on Saturday with free ice cream from Washtenaw Dairy, live music and more. On the music side, the Ann Arbor Blues Festival turns 50 this weekend. - Meredith (@meredith_A4)What's been happening: As Eastern Michigan University struggles with declining enrollment, 142 EMU employees recently accepted early retirement buyouts. All About Ann Arbor is powered by ClickOnDetroit/WDIV.
Argus Farm Stop to host fifth anniversary celebration Saturday
Argus owners Bill Brinkerhoff and Kathy Sample when they first opened Argus Farm Stop at 325 W. Liberty. (Credit: Destination Ann Arbor)ANN ARBOR - Get ready for music, treats and good old fashioned community fun at Argus Farm Stop at 325 W. Liberty St. on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Husband and wife owners Bill Brinkerhoff and Kathy Sample opened the seven-day-a-week, year-round farmers market concept five years ago. It means that youre going to be eating in season and supporting the local food economy and local farmers, Brinkerhoff told A4 in an October 2017 interview. All About Ann Arbor is powered by ClickOnDetroit/WDIV.