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Find a Farmers Market Near You
Be sure to use our find a farmers market map to locate a farmers market near you. Search by county, city, day or food assistance benefits accepted!

Michigan Produce Availability Guides by Season

Food Safety from the Farmers Market to the Fridge – PDF Guide
Concerned about food safety when you shop? Here are some tips and guidelines to help you make sure that your food is safe from the farmers market to your fridge.

Food Safety from the Farmers Market to the Fridge – Video
Michigan State University Extension’s Joyce McGarry runs through tips on shopping safely at your local farmers market.

Farmers Market Shopping Tips from Farmers – Video
Michigan farmers share tips and information about shopping efficiently and safely at your local farmers market.

Recipe Cards
Try these easy and delicious recipes using market fresh produce, which also include some great tips for safely storing and preparing food at home.

Michigan Produce Availability Chart
It is unlikely that you’ll find peaches at a May farmers market, or watermelon before the end of July, but there is a large variety of other produce you can find at a farmers market in Michigan all season long! Use this seasonality chart to understand what you might find at your local farmers market each month and create your shopping list accordingly.

Michigan Fresh
Learn more about freezing food, pressure canning, basics of water bath canning, and proper safe food handling of fruits and vegetables. Also, get access to recipe cards and gardening tips!