Abundant October

Lots of food, plenty of activity at the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market this Saturday, October 24.

Pumpkin carving for Halloween Spectacle
Program at 11 a.m. on flower bulbs by Andrea Forsberg of Flower Works
Last week of Discover Michigan Fresh, Lynn Krahn, MSU Extension. Finish up the session and receive your cookbook

Live music: Troy Graham:  from 10 am-1 pm

We are in full harvest and so much is available now. Pumpkins, pumpkins, pumpkins. Come choose your pumpkins at the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market, for decorating or eating. Also  Tomatoes, turnips,  summer and winter squash, carrots, beets, onions, potatoes, greens, garlic, basil, kale, and much much more. It is a beautiful, delicious, abundant time of the year.

Looking ahead to the last weekend of the outdoor market in  October:
10/31: Pumpkin carving for Halloween Spectacle
Cooking demonstration through the Marquette County Restaurant ACHIEVE program
“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. will be available to answer questions.
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, Christmas trees in December and much, much more.