Farmers Market at the Capitol
Date: August 28, 2014
Location: East Lawn of the Capitol Building, Lansing, MI
Annually, the Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA), in partnership with Michigan Food and Farming Systems (MIFFS) and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) hosts one or more farmers markets on the east lawn of the Capitol Building in Lansing. In 2014, three markets are scheduled for Thursday, July 31, August 28 and September 25, and each market will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This will be the ninth year that a farmers market has been held on the Capitol lawn.
Vendors travel from all over the state of Michigan to attend the Farmers Market at the Capitol. Their products vary from artisan cheeses to eggs, meat, pasta and sauces, baked goods, apples, cider, donuts, pies, mixes, rubs, jams, fish, chocolates and caramels, soaps, vegetables, fruit, honey, beeswax products, popcorn, maple syrup, dog treats and cut flowers.
The markets accept SNAP Bridge Cards, WIC Project FRESH, Market FRESH and Double Up Food Bucks, ensuring that all Michigan residents have access to the fresh, local fruits,vegetables, meats and baked goods that the markets have to offer.
Learn more about the Farmers Markets at the Capitol at http://mifma.org/farmers-markets-at-the-capitol/.