Outdoor Farmers Market Opens Saturday at Grand Rapids Downtown Market
The Grand Rapids Downtown Market opens the Outdoor Farmers Market for the third season this Saturday, May 23, at 9AM.
Approximately 35 farmers and fresh food artisans will open their stands offering seasonal produce, meat and dairy products, baked goods, honey, maple syrup, sweet treats and more.
The hours for the Outdoor Farmers Market have changed for 2015. Hours are 9AM - 2PM, Saturdays only, through September 19.
Special events planned for May 23 include:
- 9AM - 2PM: A Moveable Feast Food Truck will be on site with breakfast and lunch options.
- 10AM - Noon: Free “Kids at the Market” activity – DIY placemats.
- 11AM - Noon: Free “Chefs at the Market” demonstration on the patio by Aperitivo chef and cheese expert Kate Leeder.
- 11AM - 2PM: Outdoor Farmer’s Market Bar in the Market Shed, offering craft beer, PBR/Old Style cans and unique cocktails featuring fruits, veggies and herbs.