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.