Abundant October

Lots of food, plenty of activity at the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market this Saturday, October 3.

Yarnwinders Weavers Guild
Tomato tasting
Discover Michigan Fresh, Lynn Krahn, MSU Extension

Live music: Jenn Copeman from 10 am-1 pm

We are at the point of the growing season where  so much is available now.  Sweet corn, tomatoes, summer squash, carrots, beets, onions, potatoes, greens, garlic, beans, basil, kale, and much much more. It is a beautiful, delicious, abundant time of the year.

Looking ahead to the next weekends of the outdoor market in  October:
10/10: “Smart Garden Tips for Winterizing”. by Anna Sanford, a Michigan Extension Master Gardener trainee who is also trained in Michigan State University Extension Smart Gardening outreach. presenting at 10 am, 11, am and noon.
Michele Boehmer, registered dietitian with UPHSM – “Balancing your plate”
Discover MI Fresh
10/17: Inaugural Apple Pie Contest
Discover MI Fresh
Program by Andrea Florsberg of Flower Works
10/24: Pumpkin carving for Halloween Spectacle
Discover MI Fresh
10/31: Pumpkin carving for Halloween Spectacle
Discover MI Fresh
11/7: Market moves indoor through December 12. Fabulous shopping, produce and products continue to be available. Storage vegetables, meat, unique items for             gifts, wreaths for decorating and much more.