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Northern Michigan Farmers Markets

May-October 2024

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 most updated schedule for 2024 farmer's markets in Northern Michigan:

  • Saturdays from May 18th-October 12th, 2024 – Boyne City Outdoor Market in Veteran’s Park- 207 N. Lake St., Boyne City, 8am-12pm
  • Thursdays from May 23rd-October 31st, 2024 – Charlevoix Farmers Market  at 307 Bridge St., Charlevoix, 8am-1pm,
  • Fridays from May 24th-September 27th, 2024 – Petoskey Farmers Market on Howard Street between Mitchell and Michigan Streets, 8:30am-1pm,
  • Saturdays from May 25th-October 19th, 2024 AND Wednesdays from May 29th-August 28th, 2024 -Harbor Springs Farmers at 349 E. Main St., Harbor Springs, 9am-1pm,
  • Mondays from May 27th-October 14th, 2024 – Gaylord Farmers Market at 168 S. Court St., Gaylord, 9am-1pm,
  • Saturdays from October 19th-Late May Boyne City Indoor Market inside Veteran’s Park Pavilion, 9am-12:30pm,
  • Petoskey Old Town – Saturdays from June 1st-October 5th, 2024 at 1322 Anderson Rd., Petoskey, 9am-2pm,
  • East Jordan – Thursdays, Mid-May through late October from 8am-12pm at Sportsman’s Park- 85 Bridge St., East Jordan, 10am-2pm,

Stay tuned for the most updated information on 2024 Farmers Markets in Northern Michigan!

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