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​​​​​There are lots of exciting things happening at the farmers market! Scroll down for detailed descriptions of each of our events.


 

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Farm to Table Dinner

​Click here to purchase tickets.​ 

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Schedule and Menu:

6:00 - 6:30 pm

  • Hors Devours by Rodger Bowser from Zingerman's Deli

  • ​Beer, or wine (2 drinks come with a dinner ticket, with the option to purchase more at the dinner). Tea from Tea Haus and coffee from Roos Roast also available

  • Live music and mingling

6:30 pm DINNER BEGINS

  • ​Salad by Ji Hye from Miss Kim's

  • 3 sister's dish appetizer by Heidi Keller from Guy Hollerins

  • Vegetarian entree by Andrew Stevick

  • Meat entrée by James Sumpter from Vinology

  • Dessert mini macarons by Lisa McDonald from Tea Haus paired with ice cream by Melissa Richards

Live music begins again as we wrap up around 8:00 pm​


 

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​​​‘Flicks on Bricks A2’ follows our July, August and September Food Truck Rallies with a movie projected on the big blowup screen in the market parking lot.. Get your fill of food trucks from 5-8pm. Detroit Circus will come preform in the Market area from 8:30-9:30pm and then we'll play these fabulous movies at sundown. Come join us for icecream, free popcorn and fun. See you there! 


 

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Kids Activities

1st Wednesdays, May - October, 11 am - 1 pm

May 1  - Alexander the Magician will perform magic tricks. The magic show starts at noon. https://alexanderthemagician.com/

May 11 (Saturday), 10 am - 1 pm - St Joes Farm Plant your own greens and play a seed match game.

June - October -  Leslie Science Center and Hands on Museum will host tons of fun stuff for kiddos.

 

 

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Guest Chef Cooking Demos: Cooking with WOW series

3rd Wednesdays, May - October, 11 am - 1 pm. Ann Arbor Chefs perform cooking demos using seasonal ingredients from our vendors. Meet the chefs and learn how to create yummy recipes using local ingredients from the market. Tastings included. Produced in partnership with Edible Wow.​

Chef lineup:
May 15: Ji Hye / Miss Kims
June 19: Nikolas Bardt / Fustini’s
July 17: Bob Bennett / Zingerman’s Roadhouse
August 21: Michael Metevia / Slows BBQ
Sept 18: Kieron Hales / Cornman Farms
Oct 16: Eve Aronoff and Armando Lopez / Frito Batidos


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The Market's 100th Birthday

The market is 100 years old this year (1919 - 2019)! We will be posting weekly photos and memories from our history each week. Send us your old pictures and memories of the market to swillette@a2gov.org and we will share those too! In addition, we will be collecting interviews to add to our oral history collection.  *Thanks to the Ann Arbor District Library for their historical archive

100th Birthday Party - Saturday, August 17th, all day. More details to come.


 

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Food Truck Rallies

First Wednesdays, May - October, 5 pm - 8 pm. See our homepage or facebook page for more information.


 


 

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CSA Day - Saturday April 20th, all day

What is a CSA, and which is right for you? Those who frequent the Ann Arbor Farmers Market and other local farmers markets and stands may have heard the term “CSA” used, but are unsure of what it means or stands for. The crux of the CSA, which stands for Community Supported Agriculture, is that the consumer purchases a share of a particular farm’s harvest upfront for the season, to be picked up regularly, and becomes a member of that farm.

All CSAs are managed differently, so it is important to find the CSA that best suits your lifestyle and needs. To help you find your perfect match, the Ann Arbor Farmers Market will be holding its second annual CSA Day on Saturday, April 20th. Vendors offering CSAs will be present to answer questions, provide information and explain what makes their CSA unique. The following Ann Arbor Farmers Market vendors offer a variety of CSAs: Bayport Fish, Brines Farm, Coblentz Acres, Community Farm, Goetz Greenhouse, Green Things Farm, Harvest Kitchen, Kapnick’s Orchard, Songbird Farm, Lake Divide Farm, Landloom, Seeley Farm, Songbird Farm, Tantre Farm and Whitney Farmstead.

 

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Flower Day- Sunday May 26, 10 am - 4 pm (Memorial Day Weekend).

We’re excited to host “Flower Day” on Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend. This day is all things FLOWERS AND PLANTS. We are combining with the Sunday Artisan Market to offer a special Flower Day, which will also include food trucks, live music, backyard beekeeping tips, gardening how-to advice from Master Gardeners, kids activities and tons of fun!

Growers will offer a wide variety of flowers, plants, bulbs, seeds and seedlings at a great value so we recommend you come early for the best selection.

Kerrytown neighborhood businesses will also be hosting flower themed activities that day. Take a walk around the neighborhood and participate in events at nearby locations. A full list will be available on the Kerrytown District Association facebook page.


 


 

​Ann Arbor Farmers Market

315 Detroit Street                    Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Phone: (734) 794-6255

Email: swillette@a2gov.org

Market Hours

January - April                    Saturday 8 am-3 pm

May - December               Wednesday & Saturday 7 am-3 pm