Artists! Bring your own table, chairs & canopy. Check in with the market manager, Belinda Henderson, at 10 a.m. for set-up instructions.
Join staff from the Grand Rapids Public Library at the Southeast Area Farmer’s Market Saturday Sept. 24 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m! They will read stories, sing songs, have activities, sign you up for library cards and share information on library programs.
The Southeast Area Farmers Market is off to a great start. New for 2022! Hot food and coffee vendors, fresh produce from the South East Market, natural body care items and more! The market meets from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 900 Fuller Ave SE 49506.
Family Futures and the Grand Rapids Food Coop Initiative will be sharing resources on August 6. On August 20, learn about extending your food garden into the fall. View the full market flyer here.
Two GVSU graduate students are helping OKT hone its marketing plan this spring. They have created a survey to help us improve the Southeast Area Farmers Market. Your feedback is requested! Please scan and complete this survey for OKT. Or take the survey here: https://bit.ly/OKTMarket
Oct. 2 The Creative Youth Center (CYC) will share information on their amazing programs. At the CYC, kids become published authors, leading to a strong sense of identity and an enthusiasm for learning. Our programs are offered, at no cost to families, to students aged 6-18 attending Grand Rapids Public Schools or living in Grand Rapids.
Oct. 16 Connect with the Grand Rapids Fire Department Residential Safety Program. The Residential Safety Program (RSP) is a voluntary program to prevent fires. The goal is to reduce the number and severity of fires. The program offers: Fire safety checks, free smoke alarm upgrades and installations, free carbon monoxide (CO) alarm installations, one-on-one fire safety consultation, and connection to assist with fire safety issues
On Oct. 16 & 30 Grand Rapids Red Project will share their life-saving resources. Red Project is a safe place in which people can exercise their right to explore better health choices related to sexual activity and drug use, without judgement and without fear. We provide health resources, prevent the spread of disease, and save lives.
The Southeast Area Farmers Market will host a vaccination clinic at the Southeast Area Farmers Market from 1 to 3 p.m. either Saturday Oct. 16 or Oct. 30 if ten people sign up for the jabs ahead of time. Reaching Care, a non-profit healthcare navigator, and a local pharmacy will provide Pfizer vaccinations (first or second dose, and boosters).
If you need a COVID vaccination or booster, please sign up here today!You can also sign up in person at the market on Saturday Oct. 2
“Art at the Market” will give neighborhood artists exposure during ArtPrize
The Southeast Area Farmers’ Market will host “Art at the Market” during market hours, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday Sept. 18 at Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 900 Fuller Ave. SE 49506. The date was chosen to coincide with ArtPrize as participating as an artist in this event is not always accessible to artists from the Market’s neighborhoods or neighbors living nearby. Also, the neighborhood has many accomplished artists in its midst. Art at The Market will provide them an opportunity to showcase their talents, inspire their neighbors, and share any messages that their art expresses.
Artists are welcome to show up with their art, their own table/display and chairs, a tent (optional), and their own payment options. Artists will not have to pay a vendor fee on Sept. 18. All art displayed must be suitable for viewing by families with young children per the market manager’s determination. Art expressing a social justice message is strongly encouraged.
The Southeast Area Farmers Market will also host three community partners on Sept. 18: