The Rapidian

Southeast Area Farmers Market kicks-off 2019 season Saturday July 20

Underwriting support from:

Southeast Area Farmers' Market

July 20—November  9 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

MLK Jr. Park 900 Fuller SE 49506

Alternate site:
The market meets at the LINC Lot, 1167 Madison SE  49507 on July 27, Aug. 31; Sept. 7, 14 & 21; Oct. 5, 12, & 19; Nov. 2 & 9.

/OKT

The Southeast Area Farmers Market opens its 2019 market season Saturday July 20 at MLK Jr. Park, 900 Fuller Ave. The market is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. SE. This is the ninth year that Our Kitchen Table has managed the market. The market vendors provides a wide variety of local produce, cottage kitchen foods, personal care items, crafts and ready-to-eat foods. They are primarily women of color, home growers and residents of southeast Grand Rapids neighborhoods.

In addition to providing access to healthy food, the market hosts meal preparation activities, workshops and guests from community organizations. 

Urban forester, Laura Cassaletto, will be on hand opening day to share tips on urban foraging.

The market warmly welcomes Bridge Card, SNAP, Double Up Food Bucks, WIC and many other assistance and coupon programs. The market has an alternates sites, meeting  at LINC off Madison Avenue just north of Hall Street on July 27, Aug. 31; Sept. 7, 14 & 21; Oct. 5, 12, & 19; Nov. 2 & 9.

The Rapidian, a program of the 501(c)3 nonprofit Community Media Center, relies on the community’s support to help cover the cost of training reporters and publishing content.

We need your help.

If each of our readers and content creators who values this community platform help support its creation and maintenance, The Rapidian can continue to educate and facilitate a conversation around issues for years to come.

Please support The Rapidian and make a contribution today.

Comments, like all content, are held to The Rapidian standards of civility and open identity as outlined in our Terms of Use and Values Statement. We reserve the right to remove any content that does not hold to these standards.

Browse