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Mt. Pleasant Farmers' Market




About the Market

Thursday Market

Dates: June 6 to October 31
Time:
7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Island Park, South Shelter

Saturday Market

Dates: June 22 to October 12*
Time:
9:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.
New Location: Broadway Street (between Main and University)

*Farmers' Market will be held at the Island Park South Shelter on 7/13/19 (due to the Car Show) and on 10/12/19 (due to the CMU Homecoming Parade)

 

For more than 40 years, the Mt. Pleasant Farmers’ Market has not only offered the freshest in-season fruits and vegetables, but an opportunity to gather as a community and support area farmers and healthy living. From fruits and vegetables,
organic plants and homemade soap to library cards and Garden Heroes, the Mt. Pleasant Farmers' Market offers customers of all ages an unforgettable experience.


Our Mission

Mt. Pleasant Farmers’ Market is a vibrant marketplace:

  • connecting residents and visitors with local farmers, food producers and artisans
  • increasing access to fresh, affordable, local and healthy food choices
  • inspiring healthy lifestyles
  • strengthening our local economy
  • providing a festive gathering place
  • enriching lives and building community

Food Assistance

The Mt. Pleasant Farmers’ Market strives to make healthy, locally grown food an affordable option for all incomes. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients can now use their Michigan Bridge Card at the Mt. Pleasant Farmers’ Market. The market also accepts Double Up Food Bucks, WIC Project FRESH, and Senior Project FRESH/Market FRESH coupons.

Prescription for Health

Prescription for Health is a program where health care providers can prescribe FREE fruits and vegetables to their patients! 2019 will be the first year for this exciting program at Mt. Pleasant Farmers’ Market. Participants receive 6 free nutrition education classes, transportation is provided to those who need it and the cost of lab work not covered by insurance is provided by the program.

SHOPPERS - Would you like FREE fruits and vegetables from the farmers market? Click here to print a letter to take to your doctors office. They will be able to tell you if they participate in the program and if you are eligible.

DOCTORS - Would you like to prescribe FREE fruits and vegetables to your patients to improve their health? Please contact Rex Hoyt at the Mid-Michigan District Health Department for information on how to be a participating provider in the Prescription for Health Program.
Email: rhoyt@mmdhd.org
Phone: 989-831-3627

Fun at the Market


For Vendors

2019 Vendor Information

Vendor Welcome
Market Guidelines
Vendor Application
Vendor Product DeclarationsMichigan Farmers Market Association
Farm/Vendor Visits
Food Assistance and Credit/Debit Vendor Agreements
Check Reimbursement Schedule & Vendor Record Sheet
Vendor Sales Logs
Community Organization/Non-Profit Application

Questions? Contact the Market Manager

Carol Moody
989-779-5330
cmoody@mt-pleasant.org