Farmers Market ends 17th season on Sunday


All good things must come to an end, and with winter approaching, the Birmingham Farmers Market will celebrate the conclusion of its 17th season on Sunday, October 27, from 9 a.m – 2 p.m. As the harvest season comes to its glorious end, so too does the Birmingham Farmers Market, which proudly features exclusively Michigan-grown produce and is subject to Michigan growing patterns. October always brings a bountiful selection of fall produce, in addition to fall-themed home accessories, floral arrangements, gourds and pumpkins of all shapes and sizes. Shoppers will also enjoy baked goods, freshly prepared foods, donuts, apple cider, eggs, syrup, jams and jellies, fresh meat, fish, poultry, soaps, candles and dog treats. There will be special fall-themed activities that will add to the fun as the season comes to a close. Those who attend will enjoy corn shelling, face painting, live music and pumpkin carving demonstrations throughout the day. Everyone is invited to stop by and enjoy the delicious smells and samples at the market. Food trucks will feature hot dogs and travel-burgers. Children of all ages are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes and collect special treats from the farmers. Plus, children will enjoy a special pumpkin craft at the Kids Zone, hosted by Birmingham Youth Assistance. “This season the improved and expanded parking lot enabled us to offer the community more vendors and fresh produce than ever before,” said Birmingham Shopping District Events and Operations Manager Jaimi Brook. “We have exciting new special events planned for next season and look forward to seeing everyone again in May.”

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