We wait all winter to browse the fresh produce in the warmth of the sun. Visiting Greater Flint farmers markets is a great way to fill your pantry with healthy food while supporting local farms. You can also support local artisans – many talented craftspeople display their works at these venues. Bottom line: farmers markets are the very essence of summer fun for everyone!
Davison Farmers Market
8110 E. Court St. (corner of Irish Rd.)
Farm fresh and family-friendly, the facility is home to over 70 vendors – the place to go for fresh, local produce, baked goods and much more! Enjoy several eateries, including: The Green Olive Tree, Scalici’s Wood Fired Pizza, and Mama’s Tacos & More.
Fenton Farmers Market
150 S. Leroy St.
Thursdays through September 20
A variety of vendors display their goods at the Fenton Community & Cultural Center Downtown. Sponsored by Fenton Downtown Development Authority, City of Fenton and Southern Lakes Parks & Recreation, participating vendors offer an array of fresh produce, flowers, crafts, eateries and more.
Flint Farmers’ Market
300 E. 1st St.
Tuesdays & Thursdays 9am-6pm
This Downtown favorite offers great food at their many eateries, plus entertainment, kitchen demonstrations and a huge variety of baked goods, produce, cider and much, much more!
New this year is the HAP Outdoor Pavilion. The first section will be occupied by local farmers selling locally grown, Michigan produce and plants. This section will also be home to future educational programs that will help the community better understand the importance of knowing how and where their food is grown.
Grand Blanc Farmers Market
Grand Blanc Blvd., one block
west of the Grand Blanc Rd.
& S. Saginaw St. intersection
Sundays, now through October
This grower-only market offers guaranteed Michigan produce and prides itself on being a community event providing business opportunities for local farmers, small food business owners, and crafters. On any given Sunday, you’ll find 60-80 vendors with more than 200 participants throughout the season. Well over 1,000 visitors find fresh local food, handmade crafts and community fun.
Linden Farmers Market
Triangle Park, off Silver Lake Rd.
Wednesdays July 11-September 12
Browse offerings from a variety of vendors displaying an array of fresh produce and much more.
Rich’s Greenhouse & Farm Market
5109 Linden Rd., Swartz Creek
Produce Market Open
Mon.-Sat. 9am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm
Rich’s offers a huge variety of veggies and fruits, and many local products. You’ll find Michigan and Amish tomatoes, fruits, cucumbers, melons and sweet corn, to name a few, plus Spatz’s Breads, honey, maple syrup and much more.
11154 Linden Rd., Linden
Daily 10am-6pm, Closed on Saturdays
Owned by Dwight and Marlene Eichelberg, the farm is best known for its delicious sweet corn, which will be ready by mid-July. Get your tomatoes, peppers, string beans, cukes, squash, zucchini, onions and potatoes, and more. They are also known for their long-handled pumpkins, which no one else has. If you’re lucky, you will find some of Marlene’s baked goods, like zucchini and banana breads, and cookies
5550 Linden Rd., Linden
Open Now through September
Starr’s Farms offers a large variety of produce, including sweet corn and vegetables, freezer beef and pumpkins.
Photography By Jennifer Hodney