Southeast Area Farmers’ Market open July 3

IMG_5534The Southeast Area Farmers’ Market will be open Friday July 3 but closed Saturday July 4. Regular market hours are Fridays,  3 p.m. to 7 p.m.  at Garfield Park, 334 Burton St. SE and Saturdays. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Gerald R Ford Academic Center, 851 Madison SE.

The Market warmly welcomes patrons using Bridge cards (SNAP), Double Up Food Bucks ,WIC Project Fresh, Cash Value Benefits, Summer EBT and debit cards. If you make a purchase with a Bridge Card, you get $1 for every $1 you spend to buy more Michigan produce (up to $20 each visit).

The Market is off to a good start. Here are some photos from last Saturday’s Summer Celebration.

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A special thank you to Boston Community Bikes for doing free bike repairs; West Michigan Jewels of Africa Drum and Dance ensemble; Grand Rapids Fire Department; and musicians, Kelly Loucks-Wilson & Eddie Killowatts.