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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Canton Farmers Market to Host Off-Season Markets at Summit on the Park

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The Canton Farmers Market will return with special Off-Season Markets in February, March, and April at the Summit on the Park community recreation center. The Markets will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 23, March 22, and April 26, in the Banquet Center at the Summit on the Park, located on 46000 Summit Parkway in Canton, MI.

A variety of local food growers and producers have signed on to participate in these Off-Season Farmers Markets, including: Pick Michigan - featuring produce, eggs, and tortillas; Kapnick Orchards – featuring apples, apple cider, and baked goods; Simply Gourmet Fresh – featuring salsa, chips, and gourmet butter; Golden Wheat – featuring croissant, savory sandwich, and baguettes; The Cheese People of Grand Rapids – featuring cheese; Boblin Honey– featuring honey; Spicegrrrl LLC – featuring spices; The Pasta Shop Plymouth – featuring pasta and sauce; Vogue Booge – featuring soy candles; Baubles by Barb – featuring jewelry; Donna Beckerleg – featuring kids crafts, American Girl Doll clothes, and coasters; Deliteacious – featuring loose leaf tea and tea blends, giftsets; More….- featuring baked goods; and Valganics Handcrafted Soaps – featuring body care items.

“We’re always excited to bring back our off-season markets to the Summit on the Park” said Canton Farmers Market Coordinator Anne Driscoll. “Our goal with these three indoor markets is to create a unique shopping experience for our patrons, while supporting our local farmers and producers who help enable us to provide access to fresh, healthy food sources.”

During the February 23 off season market, a special fundraiser is being held to that will specifically benefit the Canton Police and Fire Departments through the Canton Cares Fund, which is overseen by the Canton Community Foundation. Women’s Life Society, Chapter 827 and Chicks 4 Charity will host a special Chili Cook Off fundraiser from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Summit on the Park Banquet Center. Tickets for this event are $20 for ages 13 and older, or $5 for ages 12 and under.

Bridge Card and Double Up Food Bucks transactions will also be accepted. Tokens may be purchased at the Canton Leisure Services table. Plenty of parking is typically available towards the back of the Summit’s parking lot. Market-goers are encouraged to enter through the banquet doors.

All of these indoor Off Season Farmers Markets will pick up where the outdoor regular season of the Canton Farmers Market left off. The new season of the outdoor Canton Farmers Market will re-open on Sunday, May 10, 2020, and will run every Sunday through October 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Preservation Park, located at 500 N. Ridge Road, Canton, MI, 48187.

For additional Canton Farmers Market information, visit www.canton-mi.org/496 or contact the Farmers Market Coordinator at cantonfarmersmarket@canton-mi.org or by calling 734/394-5375.


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