Fresh Picks: West Michigan Farmers Markets
Written by Revue Staff. Photo: Fulton Street Farmers Market

It’s that time of the year where the crops are blooming and farmers are seeing their hard work come to fruition. Which means it’s also time to get out and enjoy the results at a farmers market!

Whether you’re looking for fresh produce, meat, dairy, flowers, art, jewelry, beverages, clothes or peoplewatching, you’ll find it all at a farmers market near you.

Beyond location, each farmers market offers something a little different, so check out our annual roundup here.

Kentwood Farmers Market

Discover the charm of the Kentwood Farmers Market at 4900 Breton Rd. SE. This beloved market, now in its 10th year, is a local favorite for not just a large selection but live concerts. Every Thursday from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., June 6 through August 29, explore a dynamic lineup of produce, breads, micro-greens, and more. Each week, the market will have a different theme with additional vendors, such as Bike Day, Watermelon Mania and more. Enjoy rotating food trucks and weekly events—not to mention a warm welcome for those using food assistance programs.

Muskegon Farmers Market

"More than a market, it's an experience!" That's the fitting tagline for Muskegon's market, which is more than 100 years old and hosts over 150 stalls, making it one of the largest farmers markets in the state. Some local vendors have been selling their wares here for 30-plus years. Here you'll find all the usual stock of foods, flowers, handicrafts and baked goods (and surely more), along with food trucks, live bands, activities for kids. Visit in the summer on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., and check out the flea market for a big medley of offerings on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.  

Fulton Street Market

Located at 1145 E. Fulton St., Fulton Street Market is a year-round treasure with a special “second season” on Saturdays during winter. As we step into the main season, join the bustling market on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., running until October. Over 100 booths showcase rotating vendors and family farms offering everything from fruits and veggies to baked goods, jams, and handmade art. Don’t miss the food trucks and live entertainment, making Saturday mornings in downtown Grand Rapids truly special.

Holland Farmers Market

Journey to Eighth Street Market Place in Holland for a captivating market experience. Starting May 15 through October, visit every Wednesday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. This bustling market offers a feast for the senses with fresh produce, flowers, honey, baked goods, and locally sourced meats—all proudly grown or made in Michigan. Plus, remember to check out the holiday and indoor markets during the off-season.

Kalamazoo Farmers Market

Experience the abundant Kalamazoo Farmers Market at 1204 Banks Street. With over 120 local vendors, this market is a culinary paradise. Open every Saturday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. through November—and every Third Thursday from June to September, this market also hosts lively Night Markets (5-10 p.m.) with live music, food trucks, and artisanal goods.

St. Joseph Farmers Market

Immerse yourself in the sights and scents of Lake Bluff Park at the St. Joseph Farmers Market, each Friday, May 10 through October 11. From fine pastries to organic vegetables, this Saturday market offers a delightful array of local treasures and special activities for the family (music, magic, pickling, canning, cornhusk dolls) against the backdrop of Lake Michigan.

Ada Farmers Market

Head to The Community Church in Ada every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a family-friendly market experience. Running from June 7 to October 25, enjoy more than 30 vendors and engaging children’s activities through the “Kids in the Market” program. Live music adds to the vibrant atmosphere.

Rockford Farmers Market

Visit the new city lot behind the Rockford post office every Saturday from May 4 to October 26. This market proudly participates in the SNAP program, offering significant discounts through the “Double Up Food” program. Take advantage of this opportunity to support local businesses and enjoy fresh, affordable groceries.

Grand Haven Farmers Market

Managed by the Grand Haven Chamber of Commerce at Chinook Pier, this market is a hub for fresh produce and community connections. Explore Saturdays starting May 4 through October, and Wednesdays starting in June. The picturesque location at Chinook Pier invites you to savor the best of West Michigan’s bounty.