Find Fresh Produce at Your Local Farmers Market
Round up the family and find tomatoes, zucchini, peppers and more at these summer outdoor farmers markets in Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska and Leelanau counties.
The Antrim County Farmers Market starts Friday, May 27 and is open every Friday from 8 a.m. to noon through October. You’ll find fresh vegetables, fruits, flowers, jams, honey, coffee beans and more. The market is located behind the Senior Center at 102 Maple St. For more information, call 231.350.8835, or visit their Facebook page.
The Elk Rapids Farmers Market begins Friday, June 3 and runs through October. Local farmers and vendors sell a range of vegetables, flowers, meats and baked goods. The market is held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. outside of the Chamber of Commerce located at 305 US 31. For more information, call 231.264.8202, or visit their Facebook page.
The Mancelona Farmers Market begins Thursday, May 19 and is open Thursday evenings from 3 to 7 p.m. through October. Vendors come from within 30 miles of town, so all of the products are local. The market is held at the Buck Pole located near the corner of US 131 and State Street. For more information, call 231.886.0416, or visit their Facebook page.
The Grow Benzie Farmers Market is open on Mondays from 3 to 7 p.m. starting June 6 and running through October 3. The market has indoor restroom facilities, self-guided tours of the Grow Benzie farmstead and a picnic area. In addition to cash and checks, MI Bridge Cards, Double Up Food Bucks, WIC Project Fresh, Senior Market Fresh and Grow Benzie Bucks are all accepted forms of payment. The market is held at 5885 Frankfort Highway (on M-115). For more information, call 231.882.9510, or visit their website.
The Elberta Farmers Market begins May 19 and runs every Thursday through October 13. Hours are 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. through Labor Day and 9 a.m. to noon for the remainder of the season. The market is held at the Elberta Marina Pavilion Park located along Frankfort Avenue (M-168). For more information, call 231.383.5904, or visit their Facebook page.
Grand Traverse County
The Interlochen Farmers & Artisan Market begins the first Sunday in May and is held every week from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. through the last Sunday in October. The market is located at the Interlochen Shopping Center parking lot at 2112 M-137. For more information, call 231.378.4488, or visit their Facebook page.
The Sara Hardy Downtown Farmers Market is held every Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to noon (starting May 7) and every Wednesday from 8 a.m. to noon (starting June 1) through October. The market is located on the corner of Cass and Grandview Parkway in Parking Lot B. For more information, call 231.922.2050, or visit their Facebook page.
Grand Traverse Commons
The Village Farmers Market is held every Monday, starting May 23, from noon to 4 p.m. on The Piazza between Cottageview and Red Drive. For more information, call 231.941.1900, or visit their website.
The Kalkaska Farmers Market is open each Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. beginning June 20 through September 19. The market is located at 409 S. Cedar Street (on the corner of Hyde Street). For more information, call 231.564.3095, or visit their Facebook page.
Leelanau Farmers Markets is a non-profit organization started by the Leelanau Agricultural Alliance and MSU Extension. All products and produce sold at their markets are made or grown within 60 miles of the market.
- Suttons Bay | Saturdays | May 7 to October 29 | Northpark, intersection of M-204 and M-22
- Empire | Saturdays | June 18 to September 10 | Next to Empire Post Office
- Lake Leelanau | Sundays| June 12 to September 4 | Larking Insurance Agency
- Glen Arbor | Tuesdays | June 14 to September 6 | Behind Township Hall
- Leland | Thursdays | June 16 to September 1 | Leland Public School
- Northport | Fridays | June 3 to September 9 | Next to the Depot
- Cedar | Fridays | June 17 to September 9 | Downtown Cedar
*All markets open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., except for Cedar, which runs from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.