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Looking for a local, true farmer's market in Northwest Michigan?  Scroll down this page and you will see the farm markets, farm stands, roadside stands, produce markets, even garden fruit and vegetable stands and seasonal community farmer's markets in Northwest Michigan, sorted by county. Markets offering organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name. If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website.

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!  

What's in season in November 2017, and other timely information:

November brings with it the Fall harvest of many crops, from apples to many vegetables, and the ability to buy locally, soon col weather crops, like spinach, some lettuces, peas, kale, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, leeks and early onions,  plus fresh winter squash, pumpkins and moren.

Farmer's Market Listings, by county

Click on Local resources above, if you need a county map

Antrim County

  • Cole Farm LLC - Roadside stand, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Covered outdoor market,
    241 E. Eddy School Road, Mancelona, MI 49659. Phone: 231-584-2277. Email: tristoncole@gmail.com. Open: Please call in advance for more information and what is in season. Directions: one mile west from M-66 on Eddy School Road (CO RD 620). Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Shiitake Mushrooms. (UPDATED: June 19, 2013)
  • Coleman Farms - Uncovered outdoor market, beans, carrots, cucumbers, eggplant, peppers, summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, other vegetables,
    13295 Coleman Rd, Kewadin, MI 49648. Phone: 231-313-2930. Email: jcmi49648@aol.com. Open: Please Call for appointments. Directions: 8 miles north of Elk Rapids, West on Coleman Road Crops are usually available in June, July, August, October. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Crops are usually available in June, July, August, October. (UPDATED: August 16, 2009)
  • Guntzviller's Berry Farm - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Covered outdoor market, gift shop
    11122 Us 31 South, Elk Rapids, MI 49629. Phone: (231) 264-9575. Alternate Phone: (231) 264-5109. Open: Monday to Saturday 8:00 am to 6:00 pm; Closed Sundays. Directions: Two miles south of Elk Rapids on US-31 or 16 miles north of Traverse City. Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries are usually available from June 15 TO July 20, Raspberries from July 10 TO August 15. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: July 24, 2009)
  • Traverse Bay Farms - Farm market, not located on the farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is certified organically grown, Indoor market, Uncovered outdoor market, Preserves, jams, jellies, apples, blueberries, cherries, peaches, raspberries (red), raspberries (Spring, red), raspberries (Autumn, yellow), strawberries, gift shop, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food)
    7053 M-88 South, Bellaire, MI 49615. Phone: 877-746-7477. Alternate Phone: 231-533-8788. Open: June 1st through third week of October; Open Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 2:30 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Market updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Located three miles south of the Village of Bellaire on M-88. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: March 07, 2014)
  • Whites Beef Farm - apples all varieties/ peaches/ cherries/ beef /squash/ tomatoes/ apricots/ cucumbers/ pumpkins /corn
    US 31, Kewadin, MI. Fruit and vegetables all summer and the beef is farm raised grass feed with home grown seed and corn. they do have a port a let and just the farm store and cows on site .
    Comments from a visitor on September 18, 2009:
    "loved it i go every summer for all my fruit and vege needs also i get my beef there nothing like fresh vegetables no preservatives and fresh beef stop by and visit mich farmers are the best. they will also tell u which apples are best for pies and which are best for cobblers." (ADDED: September 18, 2009, suggested by a visitor)

Benzie County

Charlevoix County

  • Moyer Creek Farms - pumpkins,
    05435 US 131 South, Boyne Falls, MI 49713. Phone: 231-675-3912. Email: jmassey06@yahoo.com. Open: daily; call for hours. Directions: we are four miles south of Boyne Mountain on US 131. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: September 30, 2009)

Emmet County

  • Coveyou Scenic Farm Market - Uses natural growing practices, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is sustainably grown, Indoor market, Uncovered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs
    4160 US Highway 131 South, Petoskey, MI 49770. Phone: 231 347-0011. Alternate Phone: 231 348-1278. Email: coveyoufarm@gmail.com. Open: Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm; Sunday from 12 pm to 4 pm; May 15 to December 23. Directions: Located 2 miles south of Petoskey directly on US131. Heading south from Petoskey when you see the lake - start to break. Our farm comes up quick!. Click here for a map and directions. U pick pumpkins with a hayride is open on Saturday and Sunday in October from 12 pm to 4 pm. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page. 138 year old centenial farm just outside of Petoskey with superb views of Walloon Lake and the rolling hillsides. (ADDED: September 28, 2012)

Grand Traverse County (including Old Mission Peninsula)

  • Gallaghers Farm Market -  Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,corn maze, farm animals, pumpkins, mixed vegetables
    7237 E Traverse Hwy, Traverse City, MI 49684. Phone: 231-947-1689. Email: gallaghersfarmmarkettc@gmail.com. Directions: 3-1/2 miles W of Traverse City on M-72. Open: July 1 to Labor Day from 8 am to 8 pm; otherwise 8 am to 6 pm. The market offers local fresh fruits and vegetables in season.  These include strawberries, sweet and tart cherries, blueberries, raspberries, apricots, peaches, apples, sweet corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, pumpkins and many more. Home baked goods, homemade jams, jellies, local wines, cherry products, honey, maple syrup, corn maze and petting farm. You will only find the best selection of vegetables, fruits, and bakery items at our farm market. During the fall we also offer fun activities for the family including a corn maze, pumpkin patch, and farm animals.Your whole family can spend the day at our farm exploring our pumpkin patch, visiting the farm animals, and shopping for homemade or homegrown fruits, vegetables, baked goods, and other items.(UPDATED: July 19, 2017, JBS) (UPDATED: October 02, 2008)
  • Jacob's Corn Maze, Fruit/Vegetable Market & U-Pick - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, some produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), all produce is sustainably grown, Indoor market, Covered outdoor market, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, apples, cherries, corn (sweet), pears, peaches, peppers, pumpkins, raspberries (red), saskatoons, winter squash, tomatoes, other vegetables, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, birthday parties, school tours
    7100 E. Traverse highway (m-72 West), Traverse City, MI 49684. Phone: 231-632-6293. Email: jacobs.corn.maze@charter.net. Open: Saturday, July 16 through Sunday, October 29, 2011 Hours Sunday 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm Mondays 10:00 am to 6:00pm Tuesday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Wednesday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Thursday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Friday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Saturday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: We are located 3.5 miles from West Grand Traverse Bay on West M-72. Our farm is on the left, has a big silo, and is 3/4 of a mile past the big windmill. Click here for a map and directions. Saskatoons available for U-Pick Saturday, July 9 through Sunday, July 17; Frozen Saskatoons available after that until they sell out; Raspberries available for U-Pick Tuesday, July 12 through mid-August, 2011; Frozen Raspberries available after that until they sell out. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. We have our very own Horticulturist/Educator on-site. He is available to teach to any group. School groups love him!. We offer fresh local apple cider. We make our own donuts then roll them in cinnamon and sugar. We make our own caramel apples. We make our own caramel apple slices topped with real whipped cream with a cherry on top (nuts optional), and more!. (UPDATED: July 12, 2011) (ADDED: July 13, 2009)
  • McManus Southview Orchards - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Indoor market, apples, cherries, corn (sweet), onions, pumpkins, raspberries (red), raspberries (Spring, red), winter squash, tomatoes, other vegetables,
    313 Garfield Road North, Traverse City, MI 49684. Phone: 231-946-5867. Open: 7 days a week from 9 am to 5 pm. Directions: 5 miles south from airport road on Garfield Road. Click here for a map and directions. Sweet Cherries July 16 to August 6; Tart Cherries July 26 to August1. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: June 20, 2009)
  • The Saskatoon Berry Patch - saskatoons,
    9520 Bates Rd, Williamsburg, MI 49690. Phone: 231-938-1776. Alternate Phone: 231-342-5311. Email: jim@jimdixon.com. Open: Friday's 9 am to 1 Elk Rapids Farmers Market. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Market updates: Click here for updates. Directions: North on US 31 from Acme to Elk Rapids MI. Turn right on Angell Road and then right on to Bates farm is at 9520 Bates Road Williamsburg, MI. Please do not go up to house. Call 231-938-1776 for picking updates the month of July. Click here for a map and directions. Saskatoons month of July. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: July 07, 2014)
  • Shangri-la Too - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Fresh local eggs,
    12602 Center Road, Traverse City, MI 49686. Phone: 231-499-0106. Email: santucci.louis@gmail.com. Open: every day during the harvest from 9 am until dark. Directions: We are located on center road which is M37 north. We are 7 miles down the peninsula. Right after Chateau grand Traverse winery we are the first big white house on the right if going north. We have a large fruit stand out front with two cherries on each side. Strawberries are sold from mid June to mid July; Raspberries are from Mid July through August; Apples from October through November; Check on all fruit. Payment: Cash, Check. pick your own cherries, raspberries and apples. (ADDED: June 22, 2009)

Kalkaska County

Leelanau County

  • Cedar Sol Hydro Farm - Uses natural growing practices, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Covered outdoor market, school tours
    9452 S. Cedar Road, Cedar, MI 49621. Phone: 231 228-8000. Email: cedarsol@mac.com. Open: Tuesday to Sunday, from 9 am to 7 pm; Only market and stand open Mondays. Picking updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Located in Cedar on County Road 651 between M-72 and M-22. 15 minutes west of Traverse City. Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries available July through fall. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, only. Individual hydroponic systems available. Locally grown corn. (UPDATED: July 13, 2009)

Manistee County

  • Calvin Lutz Farms - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Farmers market (multiple stalls or vendors), Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is certified organically grown, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), asparagus, beets, blueberries, broccoli, cherries, corn (sweet), eggplant, onions, peaches, peppers, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables,
    8576 Chief Road, Kakeva, MI 49645. Phone: 231-889-5594. Fax: 231-889-5845. Email: fhaven@t-one.net. Open: May 10am to 5 pm Monday thru Saturday June thru October 8am to 6pm Monday thru Saturday - 12pm to 5pm on Sunday. Directions: US 31, 14 miles north of Manistee, Michigan. go east on 9 mile road to Chief road, 3 miles, go south on Chief road 1/2 mile to farm on right. Click here for a map and directions. Asparagus May to June Strawberries June to July Sweet cherries July to August Peaches August Garden vedgtables August to October Pumpkins Squash October Christmass trees and Wreaths November to December. Payment: Cash, Check. (UPDATED: June 27, 2011)

Missaukee County

 

Wexford County

 

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