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Due to COVID-19, the Mt. Pleasant Farmers’ Market will follow recommendations from federal, state and local health officials to assure a safe environment for both shoppers and vendors.

Please note the current guidelines for the 2021 Farmers’ Market:

  • A limited number of people will be admitted to the market at one time.
  • Individuals should maintain 6 ft. social distancing between each other.
  • No pets.
  • Do not touch products. Vendors will select and bag purchases for you.
  • Public seating areas will not be available.
  • Wash all produce before consuming.
  • If you are not feeling well, stay home.

About the Market

Thursday Market

May 6 to October 28
7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Island Park-South Shelter

Saturday Market

 June 19 to October 9
 9:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.
 Broadway Street between Main and University

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 Pandemic EBT, 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! 2021 will be the third 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


For Vendors

2021 Vendor Information

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

Questions? Contact the Market Manager

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