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.
2020 Dates: TBD, Time: 7:30am - 2pm
Location: Island Park, South Shelter
2020 Dates: TBD, Time: 9:00am - 2pm
Location: Broadway Street (between Main and University)
Mt. Pleasant Farmers’ Market Mission - a vibrant marketplace:
- Connecting residents and visitors with local farmers, food producers and artisans
- Strengthening our local economy
- Inspiring healthy lifestyles
- Increasing access to fresh, affordable, local and healthy food choices
- Providing a festive gathering place
- Enriching lives and building community
Farmers Market 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.
Would you like FREE fruits and vegetables from the farmers’ market? Click here to print a letter to take to your doctor’s office. They will be able to tell you if they participate in the program and if you are eligible.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 989-831-3627
Questions about the Farmers Market? Contact the Market Manager Carol Moody, City of Mt. Pleasant Recreation Department at 989-779-5330 or email@example.com