12 Farmers Markets to Visit in Metro Detroit

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Support local businesses this summer by heading to your local farmers market. These 12 metro Detroit farmers markets sell everything from fresh produce and baked goods to home items and body care.

Ann Arbor Farmers Market

The 102-year-old Ann Arbor farmers market takes place from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Vendors include jewelry from Anne Monheit, yogurts and dairy products from Fluffy Bottom Farms, essential oil soaps from Bob’s Wife’s Soaps, fish from Upper Hand Fish, and bodycare from White Lotus Farms, as well as plenty of others that can be found in the market’s Vendor Directory.  Ann Arbor Farmers Market, 315 Detroit St., Ann Arbor; a2gov.com

Birmingham Farmers Market

Operating for 20 years, the Birmingham Farmers market is a community staple. The market’s website has a special guide to let shoppers know when the produce they are seeking is in season. The market hosts events like Super Farmer Day and Second Sundays where special fitness classes are held in partnership with brands like Born Yoga and Lululemon on the second Sunday of each month. The market takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday. Birmingham Farmers Market, 660 N. Old Woodward Ave., Birmingham; allinbirmingham.com

Clarkston Area Farmers Market

This market has everything from live music and entertainment to tasty treats and delicious snacks from vendors. Shops like The Cheese People, Bonz Bakery, A and Z Street Food, and Frick’N Good Cookies are just a few of the dozens of booths that shoppers can visit. The market even sells its own reusable tote bags for a more sustainable visit. The market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays. Clarkston Area Farmers Market, 6558 Waldon Road, Clarkston; clarkstonareafarmersmarket.com

Eastern Market

More than 225 vendors sell their produce and goods during the historic Eastern Market’s Saturday Markets, which are open from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., year-round. In the summer (from June through September) there’s also a Tuesday Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. that includes a scaled-down selection of produce, baked goods, and meats as well as free fitness classes. The Sunday Market takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and features goods from local artists, cooks, jewelers, and more. Visit the Eastern Market website for parking, vendor, district, and mural maps. Eastern Market, Detroit; easternmarket.org

Farmington Farmers Market

With vendors like Baked by Bree, Apothecary Espresso and Coffee, and Karma Spices, the Farmington Farmers Market has all the necessities and then some. The market centers around the idea of “Saturday life in a small town” and is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday. Farmington Farmers Market, 33113 Grand River Ave., Farmington; farmingtonfarmersmarket.com

Holly Farmers Market

A combination of produce stands, homegood and accessory vendors, and food trucks galore, the Holly Farmers Market is truly one of a kind. Food trucks like Electric Taco, The Hoagie Roll, and Harold’s Italian Ice as well as vendors like Wojo Bows, Funky Fungi, and Bear Naked Wood gather to sell their products from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays. Holly Farmers Market; 0 Martha St., Holly; facebook.com/hollyfarmers.com

Northville Farmers Market

Perfect for plant enthusiasts, the Northville Farmers Market offers tons of greenery. From hanging baskets and planters to herbs and bushes, this hidden gem pops up from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Thursday. The market occasionally hosts food trucks, too. Northville Farmers Market, 301 S. Center St., Northville; northville.org

Oakland County Farmers Market

Located in Waterford Township, the Oakland County Farmers Market takes place from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. From garden decorations and handmade crafts to an expertly curated selection of fresh produce, the market has something for every shopper. Red Wood Grill even provides on-site barbeque food. Oakland County Farmers Market, 2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford; oakgov.com

Pontiac Farmers Market

Created and run by locals and volunteers, this farmers market was made to help members of the community take their health back into their own hands. The Pontiac Farmers Market hosts gardening workshops, live music, and arts and crafts workshops. It’s a perfect spot to take the family for a fun day out. The market is open from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays. Pontiac Farmers Market, 11 N. Saginaw St., Pontiac; pontiacfarmersmarket.com

Royal Oak Farmers Market

Selling flowers, plants, and fresh vegetables 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays, a full farm market from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays, and antiques and collectables from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays, the Royal Oak Farmers Market is the place to be. Two Stix 5 Stones, Kari Wolf Designs, Grandma Luckey’s, and Sifted Sweets by Eboni are just a few of the dozens of vendors known to make appearances at the market. Royal Oak Farmers Market, 316 E. 11 Mile Road, Royal Oak; romi.gov

Saline Farmers Market

This Saline farmers market opens at 8 a.m. every Saturday and lasts until noon. The market’s Facebook page posts vendor profiles so that attendees can learn more about the shops they are buying from. Vendors like Shady Lane Farm, Dandylion Designs, Taylor Farms, and Paper Cup Coffee Co can often be seen selling fresh produce, baked goods, indoor and outdoor plants, and tons of other options. Saline Farmers Market, 100 S. Ann Arbor St., Lot #4, Saline; cityofsaline.com

Walled Lake Farmers Market

Open until October, the Walled Lake Farmers Market takes place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday. Attendees can find everything from fresh produce and baked goods to hand painted planters, beaded jewelry, and other accessories. Some popular vendors include Joe’s Baked Wells, ArtiSun Soaps, and Great Harvest Bread Co. Walled Lake Farmers Market, 1499 E. Maple Road, Walled Lake; facebook.com/walledlakefarmersmarket

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