Downtown Rochester Farmers’ Market Opening Day is May 6

Searching for a sure sign of spring? Head to the Downtown Rochester Farmers’ Market on Opening Day, Saturday, May 6.   Celebrating its 18th season, the Farmers’ Market is a frequent stop for area residents to enjoy the vibrant colors, aromas and flavors of southeast Michigan’s growing season. Located at the corner of E. Third and Water Street, just one block east of Main Street, the market is open every Saturday, May 6 through October 28, from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. “The Downtown … [Read more...]

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market Opens in Rochester Hills

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market comes to Michigan Rochester Hills, Troy and Northville welcomed a new grocery store into their communities this week—fresh Thyme Farmers Market—along with a store in East Lansing, the chain now has four locations in Michigan. Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is a full-service specialty retailer focusing on value-priced fresh, healthy, natural and organic offerings. It boasts an extensive produce department with organic and local fruits and vegetables, a natural … [Read more...]

Family Market Day Promotes Bridge Card Programs at Farmers Markets

Oakland County Health Division and the Healthy Oakland Partnership (HOP) are promoting Oakland County farmers markets that accept SNAP/Bridge cards with two events. They will host their fifth annual Family Market Day event on Saturday, August 24 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Oakland County Farmers Market located at 2350 Pontiac Lake Road in Waterford. “Farmers markets that accept EBT cards increase access to affordable fresh fruits and vegetables for low-income residents,” said Kathy … [Read more...]

Farmer’s Market Opening Day

Saturday May 4th marks opening day of Downtown Rochester's Farmer's Market. I cannot wait! The more I educate myself on our food sources and how it's grown or raised, the more I long to grow my own food. I have neither time nor patience (nor sun in my very shady backyard) to actually garden at my home. I also have zero interest in raising chickens or any other animal. The next best place to buy food is a local farmer's market. I can actually talk with the farmers and ask all those important … [Read more...]

MI Apple Trail Leads to Downtown Rochester

ROCHESTER, Mich. – Aug. 2, 2011 – The Downtown Rochester Farmers’ Market is on the road to the MI Apple Trail! The Farmers’ Market will display its 4’ fiberglass apple as part of the regional “MI Apple Trail” public art event, through Sept. 17. In celebration of both Michigan’s bountiful apple harvest and southeast Michigan’s great farmers’ markets, the Michigan Apple Committee and the Detroit Eastern Market have teamed-up 20 participating markets, each of which will showcase a giant … [Read more...]

Farmers’ Market in Downtown Rochester Now Open

Every Saturday from 8am till 1pm in Downtown Rochester you can find hundreds of people shopping around for fresh and healthy produce. Come and help support your fellow Michigan farmers by buying their produce.  Celebrating its 12th season, the Farmers’ Market is a frequent stop for area residents to enjoy the vibrant colors, aromas and flavors of southeast Michigan’s growing season.  Located at the corner of E. Third and Water Street, just one block east of Main Street, the market is open … [Read more...]

MEET ME AT THE MARKET ON MAY 7

ROCHESTER, Mich. – April 13, 2011 – After what seems like a never-ending winter, spring has officially sprung!  And what better way to start the season than at the Downtown Rochester Farmers’ Market Opening Day on Saturday, May 7.    Celebrating its 12th season, the Farmers’ Market is a frequent stop for area residents to enjoy the vibrant colors, aromas and flavors of southeast Michigan’s growing season.  Located at the corner of E. Third and Water Street, just one block east of Main … [Read more...]

Farmers Market

If you want to find our family on a Saturday morning May through October, make your way to the Rochester Farmers Market to find me chatting with the farmers, the kids looking for the pineapple hidden among the produce that wins them a small prize and my husband taking our dog for a stroll around the market. There are so many ways to enjoy the market besides stopping in for five minutes to pick up your carrots. Here are five suggestions to turn your shopping trip to a fun morning … [Read more...]