5 Farmers Markets to Visit this Weekend

August 17, 2018  |   Story by Lori Bremerkamp  

1. Ann Arbor Farmers Market

Located in Ann Arbor’s historic Kerrytown district, the Ann Arbor Farmers Market is nearly century-old, and offers a diverse mix of more than 160 producers, artisans and prepared food vendors. Check its hashtag — #whatsfreshatthemarket — before you go to get a glimpse of what’s for sale.

2. Birmingham Farmers Market

Located in Public Parking Lot 6 on the east side of North Old Woodward, the Birmingham Farmers Market features more than 70 booths selling everything from garden plants to fresh prepared foods. Enjoy live music performances while you shop, and stop by the Kids Zone for hands-on art projects with your little farmers.

3. Detroit’s Eastern Market

Unlike many local farmers markets, Eastern Market — home to more than 250 independent vendors and merchants processing, wholesaling and retailing food — is open Saturdays year-round.

Explore Eastern Market in a new way with Delish Detroit’s “Come Hungry, Leave Happy” tour. You’ll stroll through the district’s sheds, shops and delicious restaurants to meet the entrepreneurs, vendors and farmers who make the area so unique.

4. Mount Clemens Farmers Market

This open-air market The Mount Clemens Farmers Market mixes farm staples, such as corn, flowers and pumpkins, with more unique treats, including okra and raw honey in the comb. Local chefs and restaurants share culinary tricks and tips on select Saturdays as well.

5. Warren Farmers Market

The Warren Farmers Market prides itself on being a family destination with fun for all ages. In addition to fresh produce and other offerings, both of its market locations have free events for families each week, including a Zumba class for kids every Sunday in the City Square.

Find more area farmers markets on the Michigan Farmers Market Association site.

 

Read more about places to see in Detroit.

Mentioned Attractions And Venues
  1. Eastern Market
    Russell Street between Mack Avenue and Gratiot Avenue, 2934 Russell St., Detroit, MI 48207313-833-9300Highlight on map | More Details
  2. Ann Arbor Farmers Market
    734-794-6255
  3. Mount Clemens Farmers Market