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Call for Artists: Grand Art Market

We are currently accepting applications for our 4th Annual Grand Art Market.

This year's Grand Art Market will run 5 times throughout the Summer; June 8 (12-4pm), July 13 (12-4pm), August 16 (9am-5pm) & 17(12-4pm) and September 14 (12-4pm). Artists may elect to participate in one GAM or all five.

For more information and to apply to the GAM, please click here. The deadline for applications is May 1, 2014.

Live Music At The Barn!

Every Saturday at 11am
The Market presents a FREE live musical performance every Saturday starting at 11am.
2/22: Taylor Taylor (1-4pm)

3/1: Jack Kohler (10am-12pm)

3/8: James Muto

3/15: My Mind is Electric

3/22: Pretty Shaky String Band

Interested in performing at the Market? Please contact our intern Jacqueline by calling: (517) 483-7460 OR We are currently booking music for May 2014 and the rest of 2014!


Join us for Industry Appreciation Days!


Business Appreciation Season kicks off next week!

From now until the end of March select industries can enjoy the following specials from our Merchants Tuesday through Friday from 10am-6pm.
Schedule of Appreciation Days:
Mar. 4-7 Researchers 
Mar. 11-14 Human Service Workers and Social Workers
Mar. 18-21 Naturalists/ Environmental Workers
Mar. 25-28 Doctors/Nurses and Health Care Workers
Deals, deals and more deals!
  • Bob’s Market- 10% off your entire purchase!
  • Hickory Corners- 10% off your entire purchase!
  • Hills Homecured Cheese- 10% off the regular price of select cheeses.
  • Market Place Massage- Be Stress Free for just $12.00! Get 20% off of 15 minutes of massage or bodywork!
  • Ofilia’s El Burrito- Made to order Mexican food and pastries. Stop by today for our deal of the day.
  • Otto’s Chicken- 10% off your entire purchase!
  • Sgt’s Soup and Sandwiches-Buy a 3 Cheese Grilled Cheese Sandwich Soup Combo or a Grilled Ham and Cheese Soup Combo, get your drink free!
  • Sweet Seasons Orchard-Receive FREE natural peanut butter with  purchase!
  • Shoua’s Kitchen- $1 off your meal!
  • Waterfront Bar & Grille- Great food specials every day of the week! Check out our facebook page for up to the minute deals of the day.


Family Education Days (F.E.D.)

FREE program every Thursday for families with young kids at 11:00am and 4:00pm!!!
Upcoming F.E.D. Dates & Topics

March 13: Get carried away with Caraway- Celebrate all things green with St. Patrick's Day just around the corner and learn how plants start growing.

March 20: Fantastic Frozen Fruits!-  With warmer weather right around the corner learn a cool snack to make and the importance of preserving fruits to enjoy them year round!

March 27: Go Corn Crazy- Learn about how corn grows and where you find it on your plate! Figure out healthy ways to eat corn to keep us FED!

April 3Race to the Root of How Things Grow - Adding color to your diet is easy with a hot pink, beet dip!

April 10: Creative Carrot Creations - Put a new spin on fruit smoothies with carrots! Learn how to combine fruits and vegetables to get your daily servings together.

April 17Warming Up with Dried Fruits - Dried fruits are a fun way to change up everyday recommended fruit intake!

April 24: Earthy Herbs - Experimenting with different herbs is always a fun way to create new recipes.


Today's Special Program: Add a TSP of knowledge to your life!

FREE program every Tuesday, September at 5:00pm!!!!

Today’s Special Program (TSP) is a program at the Market which is geared towards adults. Each week we feature a different nutrition and wellness topic helping participants “Add a tsp of knowledge” to their lives. Subjects such as how to cook for a low sodium diet, portion sizes, mindful eating, and more will be discussed and accompanied with a food demo and delicious sampling.

Upcoming TSP Dates & Topics

March 18: Year Round Fresh Fruits- During winter and the beginning of spring, getting fruit on into your diet can be hard. Taste some ways to use preserved fruits year round in delicious ways

March 25: Crockpot cooking with Corn (and other goods)- Grab some recipes that are convenient and inexpensive to get you loving cooking with a crockpot!

April 1Juilen's Got the Beat - Adding color can be easy when you have hot-pink beets to make a delicious vegetable dip!

April 8Fruits and Vegetables Combine - It can be convient to add vegetables to fruit smoothies to get your daily servings of both food groups!

April 15: Warming Up with Dried Fruits Dried fruits are a unique way to change up everyday recommended fruit intake!

April 22: Earthy Herbs - Experimenting with different herbs can make boring dishes unique!