Spring is Coming!

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Just over a month to the opening of the 5th season of the Manistique Farmers’ Market on Wednesday May 14th from 4-6pm. Farmer applications and handbooks are rolling in (get yours HERE). We are so excited to get the canopies up and to welcome our farmers and shoppers back to the happiest place in Manistique (at least on Wednesday afternoons).

Final Market of the Year!

October 23, 2013 – The final Manistique Farmers’ Market of 2013 is this afternoon from 4-6pm in the Community Building next to Michigan Works (right next to the parking area at Little Bear West Arena where we normally set up with the canopies). What can you expect at today’s Market? Check it out: Squash (varieties) Pumpkins (for pies and for jack-o-lanterns) Potatoes (varieties) Carrots Cabbage Baked Goods (Kathy Lepisto will be there with cinnamon rolls, and more …. Bella Farm will be there with a variety of cookies, pies, and more) Eggs – best eggs I’ve ever had are from …

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Blustery Market Day

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It was a windy day for the Manistique Farmers’ Market yesterday and a real test on our new canopies (and the Market Master’s fortitude!). In spite of the wind, we had a great day at the market, with 246 shoppers coming through. Here’s the line waiting for the opening bell:  I know folks were disappointed at the limited supply of strawberries, but if we really want to commit to eating local foods and supporting local farmers, then we also have to be ready to roll with the ebb and flow of agriculture. We had a mild winter and strawberries started …

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