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Northern Michigan Farmers Markets

May-October, 2023

There is something about the foods grown in Northern Michigan that causes the “wow” reaction when they are eaten. The combination of the climate, soils, and work of the local farmers create something really special. And these special foods can be found in our many Farmers Markets.

From tart cherries to peaches to sweet corn to potatoes to apples, Northern Michigan grows the best. Our Farmers Markets are open from late spring to fall and are a cornucopia of culinary delights. The “local foods” movement is nationwide and local in Northern Michigan means the best. From Boyne City to Charlevoix to Petoskey to Harbor Springs to Indian River, local residents and visitors get the wow factor over and over again as the season progresses.

The growing season and the spectacular soil in Northern Michigan makes “local” something special. Buy a bushel of tomatoes and can them for winter to follow. Pick a peck of apples and make apple pies and apple butter.

Go home with a basket of cucumbers and make pickles that will be a great gift for the holidays. A bag full of herbs can be dried or made into vinegars. Northern Michigan has spectacular local foods that can make a wonderful summer meal or be turned into a great “memory” when it is preserved.

Here's the schedule for farmer's markets in Northern Michigan:

  • Boyne City Outdoor Market  – Wednesdays and Saturdays from May 20th to October 28th, 2023. 8am-12pm in Veteran’s Park- 207 N. Lake St., Boyne City.
  • Boyne City Indoor Market – Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9am-12:30pm, October-May inside Veteran’s Park Pavilion. (OUTDOOR DATES TBA)
  • Charlevoix – Thursdays, from May 18th to October 26th, 2023. 8am-1pm at 307 Bridge St., Charlevoix.
  • East Jordan – Thursdays from May 18th to October 26th, 2023 from 8am-12pm at Sportsman’s Park- 85 Bridge St., East Jordan. (SPECIFIC DATES TBA)
  • Gaylord – Saturdays, May-October from 9am-1pm at 168 S. Court St., Gaylord. (SPECIFIC DATES TBA)
  • Harbor Springs –  Saturdays from May 27th to October 21st, 2023. 9am-1pm at 349 E. Main St., Harbor Springs.
  • Indian River – June-October on Saturdays from 8pm-1pm and Wednesdays from 2-6pm at 3990 S. Straights Hwy, Indian River. (SPECIFIC DATES TBA)
  • Petoskey – Fridays from May 26th to September 29th, 2023. 8:30am-1pm on Howard Street between Mitchell and Michigan Streets.
  • Petoskey Old Town –  Saturdays from May 27th to October 7th, 2023. 9am-2pm at 1322 Anderson Rd., Petoskey.

Stay tuned for the most updated information on 2023 Farmers Markets in Northern Michigan!

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