Four Must-Visit Farmers' Markets in Southeast Michigan

Ainsley King

Two things you will never run short of in Southeast Michigan are community events and recreational fun. Spring brings a lot of both, and one of my favorites is farmers’ markets! You are able to support amazing local vendors by shopping for fruits, vegetables, artisan meats and cheeses, and so much more. 

I’ve personally enjoyed many of the farmers’ markets around the region, and some of my favorites are listed below. 

  • 1

    Eastern Market

    Eastern Market - Detroit, MI USA

    This historical market has been the start of many Detroiters’ Saturday mornings for years. Some customers have been attending it since 1963 and have no intention of stopping. Shopping at Eastern Market is an experience every Detroiter should have (and something visitors should add to their bucket list) as there is a variety of vendors and craftsmen offering fresh and unique items. It is almost impossible to attend and not leave with something you’ll love. At this market, every visit is an adventure that will never disappoint you.

  • 2

    Northwest Detroit Farmers Market

    Northwest Detroit Farmers' Market - Scarsdale Street, Detroit MI

    Check out this wonderful community gem. The Northwest Detroit Farmers Market is known for selling delicious locally grown produce. Visitors are warmly welcomed by the inviting staff and get important information about how their food was grown. This market is known for having fresh produce and artisan products from local farms throughout Southeastern Michigan.

  • 3

    Royal Oak Farmers Market

    Royal Oak Farmers Market - East Eleven Mile Road, Royal Oak MI

    Visit Royal Oak for one of Southeastern Michigan’s favorite farmers' markets. This market is always clean and full of fresh produce and creative craftsmen. There is a variety of products to select from, friendly and knowledgeable farmers, and specialty craftspeople. The staff is always welcoming, and vendors make sure visitors leave with the best they have to offer.

  • 4

    Gratiot Central Market

    Gratiot Central Meat Market - Gratiot Avenue, Detroit MI

    This local treasure is full of people who care. From small personal touches to beautiful scenery, the Gratiot Central Market is one that fills your farmers market bag just as much as your heart. Not only will you leave with delicious hand-grown and handmade products, but you will gain a deeper connection with the community.

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