Our Farmers Market Friends

In order to provide a free lunch during the Do It Yourself Festival, the Free Skool reached out to farmers at the Ypsilanti Farmers market for donations. Several farmers were kind enough to donate produce to us for the event.  Everything was excellent and we can’t thank them enough!  The following week we went back to the market and found out a little information about these farms to share with you all.

Farm:Bridgewater Barns     Location: Bridgewater, MI     Peeps: Tony and Janet   Practices: Organic, not certified  Markets: Tuesday/ Saturday  They say: organic certification is expensive! Look forward to our greens, kale and chard!  We say: Buy one of the hats tony’s mom’s knitting group made while supplies last!!

Farm: Good Medicine Farm    Location: Milan, Mi      Peeps: Norris    Practices: No Spray    Markets: Tuesday/Saturday  They say: Look forward to our green beans, collard and mustard greens and potatoes

Farm: Snick Farms      Location: Jonesville, MI     Peeps:Cauley and Seraina     Practices: Certified organic     Markets: Tuesdays    They say: look forward to our squash!

Farm: Valley Family Farm    Location: Milan, MI     Peeps: Farmer Ken  Practices: Organic, not certified     Markets: Tuesday/Saturday  They say: we specialize in hot peppers, look forward to our onions and celery root.

Farm: Growing Hope    Location: Ypsilanti, MI (922 W. Michigan)    Peeps: Jared   Practices: Organic, not certified and Biodynamic practices     Markets: tuseday/saturday  They say: salad mix is our specialty, enjoy some of our produce at several local businesses

Farm:Capella farm    Location: Ann Arbor, MI    Peeps: Germain      Practices: Organic, not certified      Markets: Tuesday/saturday   They say: Catch us at the winter market because winter production is our specialty!

Market Locations/ Times

Tuesdays, 2-6pm, Ferris street between adams and hamilton

Saturdays, 9-12pm, Depot town by the freight house

The outdoor markets run until november but you can catch some of these farmers at the winter market from november thru december while we look forward to the outdoor markets starting up in May.

October Events


Here is a list of the events for the month.

~~~~Mondays. (6th, 13th, 20th,27th)

Organization/Planning meetings: 7pm-8:15ish, 414 Perrin street

Tusedays (7th, 14th, 21rd, 28th)

Kundalini Yoga: 6pm, 25 N. Washington st Apt 2

For more info pleas contact Siri Jodah (330)-984-9201

Saturday, October 11

Drop in Radical Reading Group, 1pm, Ypsilanti Downtown Library

Thursday, October 16th

~Uke and Hoop, 4:30pm, Virgin Mary Statue (Cross and Hamilton)

(Hopefully there will be hot drinks!)

~First French Language Learning Gathering, 6:30pm, 414 Perrin

Meet up to discuss what future french classes would be like. (meeting time and day, skill level, frequency of meetings, class structure) Please e-mail ypsifreeskool@gmail.com if you cannot attend this time but are interested in learning french in the future.

Thursday, October 23rd,

Basic Knitting and Yarn Bombing, 4:30pm, B-24’s Cafe

Saturday, October 25th

Free Skool Potluck!, 4pm, 219 Ballard St

We will be enjoying things to eat and drink,each other and talk some about free skooling. Most importantly bring yourself and others. Also, bring some consumables to share (dinner and drinks)

Also, Bike Ypsi is having a fall ride Sunday, October 12th – 12pm  @  Old Corner Brewery (720 Norris St)

Options are 15/30mi road rides or 15mi dirt road ride. All pace levels welcomed (Free tune ups!!!!!)

P.S. Please pardon the delayed post. Organizing this month and last has been very free form 🙂

As always contact ypsifreeskool@gmail.com about anything

October Organizing meetings

Hello out there!!

This month our organizing meetings will be happening on mondays, 7pm @ 414 Perrin street. Please come by! These meetings are a great way to contemplate starting a class, learning about how the free skool works these days, getting started with some organizing and satisfying your free skool curiosities.

A schedule of this months events will be posted next tuseday (10/7) Some events this month include; french learning, beer brewing, kundalini yoga, uke and hoop and a potluck(dinner and drinks)!

In the mean time, consider attending kundalini yoga next tuseday, 6pm @ 25 N. Washington apt 2.

Questions? Imput? Other stuff?  contact ypsifreeskool@gmail.com