"To buy local is an act of conservation — of the land, of agriculture and of the local economy, all of which are threatened by the globalization of food. Anyone who prizes agricultural landscapes, and worries about sprawl destroying them, should buy local whenever possible."
Want to learn where you can pick organic apples at an orchard near you? Have a craving for hand-crafted organic goat cheese? Interested in joining a CSA near you? Want to know the schedules for all the local farmers’ markets?
Visit Local Harvest—a great gathering of information about real food, real farmers, and real community.
Enjoy the wonderfully varied tastes of our region by shopping at area Farm Markets:
Saugatuck Douglas Green Market
SCA, Saugatuck, MI
Holland Farmers’ Market
8th Street Market Place, Holland, Mi
Allegan Farmers’ Market
Cutler & Water Street Parking Lot, Allegan, MI
South Haven Farmers’ Market
Huron Street Parking Lot, South Haven, MI
Kalamazoo Farmers’ Market
1024 Bank Street, Kalamazoo, MI
Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Harvey Street ½ mile South of Lakes Mall, Muskegon, MI
Fulton Street Farmers’ Market
1145 E. Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI
When in the Saugatuck/Douglas area, you won’t want to miss the business that’s all about local food. Find the freshest tastes available from our region seven days a week during the spring, summer, and fall:
The Summertime Market – A Stand for Local Goodness
When in Holland, be sure to visit
Nature's Market Natural Food Store -- The store where good health begins!
If you're searching for locally raised meat, you'll want to stop in Holland at
Montello Meat Market -- A family owned an operated butcher shop
Montello beef is naturally grown by local farmers -- no hormones or antibiotics
Support your local economy by knowing your local producers:
CJ Veggies – Organic & Local – Taste the Difference
Crane Orchards – The best Michigan U-Pick Fruit
Dee's Lakeshore Farm – Proud Family Farmers of Fennville
Eaters' Guild – Organic, Community Supported Agriculture for the Black River Watershed
Evergreen Lane – Organic Apple Orchard, Handcrafted Cheese
Fenn Valley Vineyards and Wine Cellar – Proud producer of Michigan Wines
Grassfields – Organic Raw-Milk Cheeses & Eggs
HilHof Dairy – Organic Dairy Products: Healthy Soil = Healthy Animals = Healthy Food = Healthy People
Krupka's Blueberries – Growing Nature’s Super Food for 40 Years
Michigan Family Farms - A true gathering place for family farmers, the products they grow and those of us who love to eat them
Palazzolo’s – Artisan Gelato & Sorbetto Made Fresh From Uncompromised Ingredients
Seedling Orchard – Committed to Sustainable Growth of 80 Varieties of Fruit for Cider & Preserves
Visser Farms - Freshest In-Season Produce and Farm Goods
Are you friends with a small family farm in this region that we have missed? Please send us an email with the name and contact information.