Renovated Kalamazoo Farmers Market opens to clear skies after cold spring
KALAMAZOO, MI — Kalamazoo residents were met with clear skies Saturday for the opening day of the Kalamazoo Farmers Market at the newly renovated location on Bank Street. RELATED: Kalamazoo Farmers Market returns home after multi-million dollar renovationThe new location provides more shelter than the old field at the temporary Mayors Riverfront Park location. Andrea Tannhauser, who has frequented the farmers market for 30 years, recalled times where the weather was less than favorable. Brennan appreciates customers who stop by their brick-and-mortar location at 512 N. Park St. after finding them at the Kalamazoo Farmers Market. She seconded the need to expose younger children to the Farmers Market.mlive.com
Here’s a new kind of gourmet burger
When you hear Farmers Market, you might think produce, baked goods, and flowers, but there are more options popping up at the Ann Arbor Market. You can discover all kinds of interesting items including a new kind of gourmet burger that just might satisfy vegans, vegetarians, and meat-eaters alike.
Kalamazoo Farmers Market moves to Mayor’s Riverfront Park during $3.7M redevelopment
KALAMAZOO, MI — The Kalamazoo City Commission has awarded a bid of more than $3.7 million for redevelopment at the permanent site of the city’s farmers market. The market will temporarily be held at the Mayor’s Riverfront Park this year, due to construction at the market’s home on Bank Street. The commission awarded the bid to the lowest responsive bidder to Cornerstone Construction Management for redevelopment of the Farmers Market for $3,769,000 during its Monday, April 5, meeting. As construction begins at Bank Street, the Kalamazoo Farmers Market is temporarily moving for the 2021 season — to Mayor’s Riverfront Park at 251 Mills St.A soft opening of the 2021 Farmers Market season is set from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 24. The Kalamazoo Farmer's Market operates on a drive-thru system in Kalamazoo, Michigan on Saturday, May 9, 2020.mlive.com
Get excited: It’s Day 2 of our 12 Days of Giving
It’s now Day 2 of our Twelve Days of Giving! We are hoping to make your holidays a little brighter by giving away $500 in cash each day for twelve days, along with bonus prizes. Host Jason Carr spoke to Stefanie Stauffer about all the local products available at the farmers market. The market has been open for more 100 years and has numerous local vendors who have been with the market for more than four generations. To learn more about the Ann Arbor Farmers Market, the location and hours, click or tap here.
Here’s how to use SNAP benefits at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market
Community members with an active EBT/Bridge card can purchase food through the Ann Arbor Farmers Market. According to the Ann Arbor Farmers Market website, those using SNAP dollars just need to swipe their food assistance card at the market office window. Previously, Double Up program tokens were limited to $20 but the Ann Arbor Farmers Market suspended that limitation so community members can stretch their food assistance benefits even further. The Westside Farmers' Market and Pittsfield Farmers Market also support food assistance programs including the Bridge Card and Double Up Bucks programs. The Ann Arbor Farmers Market is open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays at 315 Detroit St.Related:
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.
Vote 4 The Best rankings as of July 7: Seasonal
Here are the current rankings in the Seasonal categories. These are NOT final winners. You still have time to vote once per hour until July 15 at 11 p.m. Check for more rankings on our Vote 4 the Best page. Cider MillBlakes Orchard and Cider Mill Verellen Orchards & Cider Mill Yates Cider Mill Westview Orchards Parmenters Northville Cider MillFarmers MarketFarmington Farmers Market Blocks Stand & Greenhouse Eastern Market Kurtzhals Farms Vantage Point Farmers MarketGarden CenterOlejnik Farms Blocks Stand and Greenhouse Van Thommes Greenhouses Massab Acres Greenhouse BordinesHaunted HouseScarefest Scream Park Haunted Garage Productions Corpse Barn Shock Haunt Hush Haunted Attraction Exit 13 Haunted HouseLandscapingAll Brick Design Garden Angel Gravesite Care Mikes Yard Service Massab Acres Greenhouse Elegant Greens Lawn CareSnow Plowing
Here are 4 fun ways to celebrate July 4th this year
From meal deals at Ann Arbor restaurants to virtual parades, weve found four ways to celebrate from home. Check these out:Virtual Jaycees ParadeFrom 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, the Ann Arbor Jaycees will hold a virtual parade in lieu of its annual in-person parade through downtown Ann Arbor. Ypsilanti will also host a virtual parade and flag ceremony from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Facebook. Many Ann Arbor restaurants are open all weekend, or have modified hours, and are serving takeout options with delivery or curbside service. Visit one of Ann Arbors 163 parks or the Ann Arbor Skatepark.
Westside Farmers Market returns to Ann Arbors west side July 9
ANN ARBOR, Mich. On July 9, the Westside Farmers Market will return to the parking lot of Zingermans Roadhouse for its 15th season. From 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Thursday until Oct. 8, community members can stop by the farmers market to pick up locally grown produce and to meet Michigan farmers and vendors. We are incredibly excited to be bringing our farmers market back to the Ann Arbor community for the fifteenth year, said Alexander Steward, director of the Westside Farmers Market in a statement. Parking in the Zingermans Roadhouse lot is free. Founded in 2005, the Westside Farmers Market accepts food access programs including SNAP cards, Double Up Food Bucks, Senior Project Fresh and WIC Project Fresh.
Canton Farmers Market 2020 season: Vendors, staff required to wear masks
CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. The Canton Farmers Market will be back Sunday, July 12 at Preservation Park (located at 500 N. Ridge Road in Canton Township) while the coronavirus pandemic continues. All vendors and farmers market staff will be required to wear face masks and market-goers are strongly encouraged to don protective face-coverings.Organizers also say the market shopping area will be fenced off with only one entrance and exit, located off of Ridge Road. With current Michigan gathering size limitations in place, market-goers may be asked to cue and wait before accessing the market grounds depending on crowd sizes. The Canton Farmers Market will be open each Sunday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. through October 25, 2020, and will feature a variety of local produce. Expected items for the first market include: beets, berries, broccoli, apples, cabbage, carrots, cucumber, eggplant and more.
Ann Arbor Farmers Market opens for on-site shopping. What to know.
ANN ARBOR The Ann Arbor Farmers Market has moved to phase two of its reopening as it eases restrictions on in-person shopping due to health concerns surrounding COVID-19. Now customers can pre-order items and shop on-site from vendors. For those planning on shopping at the market, several safety protocols are in place. The walkways have been transformed to one-way to reduce crowds and visitors are asked to follow physical distancing guidelines communicated by market staff or posted around the market. The Ann Arbor Farmers Market is at 315 Detroit St.For more information, including where to park, click here.