Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Oakland County farmers markets opening

Markets in the Oakland County area are cropping up, offering fresh flowers, transplants and coming soon, fresh produce. Oakland County has nearly two dozen farmers markets and many offer meals, new products, music and entertainment.
In Oakland County, there is a farmers market on every day of the week except Monday. Here is a list of the county’s markets open or planning to open soon:

Auburn Hills Farmers Market, 3308 Auburn Road, behind Duffy’s, open 2:30-6:30 p.m., Thursdays, June 6 – Sept. 26, through end of season, 248-504-8102,

Birmingham Farmers Market, 660 N. Old Woodward Ave., Parking Lot No. 6 N. Old Woodward Ave., north of Harmon, open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sundays, May 4-Oct. 19, 248-530-1200, Strawberry Sunday is June 22.

Clarkston Area Farmers Market, 6558 Waldon Road, in the front lot of the Renaissance High School/Community Education building in Clarkston. Open 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturdays, June 21 to October 11, or find Clarkston Area Farmers Market on Facebook

Clawson Farmers Market, Clawson City Park, 1080 N. Custer open 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Sundays, July 13 to Sept. 28, 248-435-6500, (Closed Labor Day weekend)

Farmington Farmers and Artisans Market, Walter E. Sundquist Pavilion in George F. Riley Park, Grand River Ave. at Grove St. Open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, May 17- Nov. 8, 248-473-7276, ext. 13,

Lake Orion Farmers Market Downtown, 93 S. Anderson Street, two blocks south of Flint Street and one block east of Broadway, near Children’s Park. open 2 -7 p.m. Wednesdays, June 18 to Oct. 22, 248-693-9742.

Lathrup Village Farmers Market, 27400 Southfield Road, Lathrup Village, open 2-7 p.m., Wednesdays, June 4 to Oct. 16,

Milford Farmers Market, on East Liberty Street between South Main Street and Union Street, open 3 to 8 p.m., Thursdays, May 8 to Oct. 23, closes at dusk starting in September, 248-496-7056,

Northville, Northville Downs Track parking lot at northwest corner of 7 Mile and Sheldon, open 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Every Thursday, May 1 - Oct.  30, 248-349-7640,

Novi Farmers Market, at Civic Center Campus, 45175 Ten Mile Road, Novi, open 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturdays, June 28 to Sept. 13, 248-504-8102,

Oakland County Farmers Market, 2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford Township. open 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, May to December and 7 a.m. -1:30 p.m. Saturdays January to April, 248-858-5495,

Open Air Orion Farmers Market is 2-7 p.m. Wednesdays at Howarth United Methodist Church, 550 East Silverbell, east of M-24, open mid May to mid October, Orion Township 248-693-7067. 4th Wednesday of the month dinners, 248-693-7067,

Ortonville’s Beets, Beats and Eats, 395 Mill St. Crossman Park, downtown Ortonville, open 6-9 p.m., Fridays, June 20 to Sept. 5, 248-240-0907,

Oxford Open Air Farmers Market, open 2-7 p.m Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, mid-May to mid-October, downtown Oxford, Northwest side of M-24, north of Burdick, by Funky Monkey Toy Store, 248-693-7067,

Pontiac - Goldner Walsh Garden & Home Farmers Market, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, May to October at Goldner Walsh Garden & Home, 559 Orchard Lake Road, Pontiac.

Rochester Farmers Market, E. Third and Water Street, open 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. Saturdays, May 3- Oct. 25,  248-656-0060, Accepts Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) and (SNAP) or Bridge Cards.

Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak Farmers Market, 3601 W. 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak, open 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. Thursdays. June to October, 248-898-3031,

Royal Oak Farmers Market, 316 E. 11 Mile, open 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays, May to December and Saturdays, year-round. 248-246-3276,

South Lyon Farmers Market, downtown at Pontiac Trail and Liberty Street, South Lyon. Open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 3 to Oct. 25, Saturdays, 248-437-1735,

Springfield Farmers Market, 12000 Davisburg Road, Davisburg, open 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sundays, June 15 to Sept. 28, 248-249-1592,

Walled Lake Farmers Market, 1499 E. W. Maple, Walled Lake, open 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays, May through October, 248-926-9004,

Huron Valley Farmers Market, 305 N. John St., Highland Township, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, May 3 – Oct. 4., 248-755-1195,

Wixom Farmers Market, at Sibley Square Park, 48900 Pontiac Trail, Wixom, 3-7 p.m. Thursdays, June 5 to Aug. 14, 248-624-2850,

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