To support local farmers, growers, and artisans; to make available wholesome, quality food and goods, and to provide a festive marketplace that benefits the Marquette Community.

The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market is sponsored by the Marquette Downtown Development Authority

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Announcements

Downtown Marquette Farmers Market opens May 21

The market opens very soon. All the vendors are getting ready, we are looking forward to all the customers, the delicious food and beautiful artisan products. cashier pictureReminder, the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market accepts MI Bridge Card and Double Up Food Bucks will be available beginning May 21. Hoophouses for Health vouchers will be distributed to qualified households, bring the Hoophouses for Health postcard you received from your child’s childcare organization. Visit the market kiosk to access these programs. Project FRESH and Market FRESH coupons will be accepted June 1-October 31, use those directly with the farmers.

What else will be happening? Music: Jason Elsenbroek, Smart Gardening -Linda Winslow, Senor’s Food Truck

 

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May

It is not too late to become a Daily Vendor

We are just one week away from the opening of the 2016 season of the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market.

I will continue to accept applications for Daily Vendors. Daily Vendors are vendors who are at the market occasionally through out the season (not every week).   If you would like to become a vendor, please download and fill out the attached application and the W-9. When completed, please email to marketmanager@mqtfarmersmarket.com. They are set up to be filled out electronically. I look forward to receiving it and having a splendid season.

2016 full pdf fillable application

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April

featured recipe

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Spinach Salad with Warm Maple Dressing


Some of the first crops in season during springtime are maple syrup and fresh, crunchy greens. It was a very good maple syrup making season, so there will be plenty at the market. Try the versatility of a salad with spring greens and use maple syrup in the dressing.  You can make this salad a main dish by adding chicken or another source of protein.

Makes: 4 servings, about 2 cups each
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INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 1 10-ounce package fresh spinach, torn, or 12 cups baby spinach
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup shredded smoked cheese, such as Gouda or Cheddar

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