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How to pre-order from a vendor at the market

Click the "Learn More" link to view the Vendor Pre-Order Directory and place an order directly with them. Be sure to indicate curbside or walk-in pick up. Learn more »

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315 Detroit St.
Ann Arbor, 48104 (directions)
Phone: 734.794.6255                           
Stefanie T. Stauffer, PhD | Market Manager | SStauffer@a2gov.org
​Rebecca Locke | Assistant Market Manager II/Outreach Coordinator| RLocke@a2gov.org
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The market is open for pre-orders and on​site sales

​​The Ann Arbor Farmers Market is open for onsite shopping on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. We have safety protocols in place and one-way traffic signage to support physical distancing of at least six feet. Additional staff members are working at the market to help encourage these changes. To provide customers with limited contact shopping, pre-order sales for curbside or walk-up pick up are also continuing for select vendors with pick-up hours of 7 a.m.-noon on Wednesdays and Saturdays. To pre-order directly from vendors visit our vendor directory

We have also begun issuing $5 credit card tokens again, and customers can purchase those tokens at the market office window. We continue to accept EBT and P-EBT cards also at the market window, and the Double Up Food Bucks $20 daily limit remains suspended.

While shopping and picking up preorders, please follow any physical distancing and safety guidelines posted or communicated by market staff including wearing masks and staying six feet apart from others outside your household.

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​​Shop local at the historic Ann Arbor Farm​ers Market

The Ann Arbor Farmers Market is proud to bring farm-fresh produce to the community every week of the year. The gathering place for more than 100 local businesses, the producer-only market offers native plants, artisanal yogurt, cheese and baked goods, fresh-picked vegetables, slow-roasted coffee beans, fermented sauerkraut and Sriracha, cut flowers, hardwood cutting boards and planters, premier Michigan fruits and nuts, maple syrup and so much more.​​​

We welcome service dogs at the market, but please leave your other furry friends at home when you come shop. Thank you!​

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Cancelled Events​

  • All market events, including 2020 Food Truck Rallies, have been cancelled until further notice. We will update this page when future dates have been identified for market events.​​ 

Vendors

Visit our vendors page​ for information on vendors, products, what's in season, CSA information, recipe suggestions, CSA information and more.  If you are wondering whether a specific vendor is at market today, please call the office at 734.794.6255 during market hours.​

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Parking and Travel

There is free parking in the market lot throughout the winter.

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There are several public parking lots and garages within walking distance of the market. Parking garages are located at Ann and Ashley and Fourth and Washington streets.  Metered parking is available at Fourth and Catherine, Ann and Main, and First and Huron streets. You'll also find bike racks at the market on Fifth Avenue and Detroit Street. The market is just four blocks from the Blake Transit Center (stops for routes 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12A,12B, 15 and 16).

Currency​

$5 Credit Card Tokens: The market offers $5 credit card tokens for purchase, which can be used like cash with the vendors in the market. This is a great option for regular customers as well as being the perfect gift for your market-loving friends. The tokens never expire and can be used on any market day. Minimum $20 purchase required. Visit the Market Office window for purchase.

EBT and Double Up Programs: We welcome customers using SNAP dollars at the market. Swipe your food assistance card at the market office window and receive $1 tokens to use on eligible food items, including produce, meat, cheese, bread, eggs, and edible plant starts. The Double Up Food Bucks program is available year-round for EBT customers. Double your food buying power by receiving up matching funds when you purchase EBT tokens at the market. 

WIC Project Fresh and Senior Market Fresh: Many of our vendors accept these seasonal coupons. For more information about receiving these summer produce vouchers, visit www.michigan.gov/marketfresh for Senior Fresh or call the Washtenaw County office 734.544.6800 for WIC Project Fresh.

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Food Truck Rallies
​2020 Food Truck Rallies have been cancelled until further notice. We will update this page when future dates have been identified.​​

Public Marke​t Advisory Commission

The market commission is made up of two market vendors, two regular customser shoppers, and one neighborhood representative who serve in an advisory capacity for the benefit and betterment of the market. Commission meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at Larcom City Hall in the 2nd Floor Council Chambers. All regular meetings and ​​work sessions are open to the public. The latest meeting agendas and minutes, as well as the video recordings​ of previous Public Market Advisory Commission meetings are available online. Meetings will resume in July.

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Apply ​

Prior to completing a market vendor application, please read the Applicant FAQs, which contains important information about the application process, fees, license requirements, and answers to other application questions.  ​The Ann Arbor Farmers Market welcomes innovative food and artisan businesses to apply.  We especially encourage applications for the following products categories for the 2020 market season: 
 
  • Fish

  • Native plants

  • Nuts

  • Fruit and Vegetables

  • Hot, Prepared Food

2020 Daytime Mobile Food Vendor Application.pdf  (for hot food vendors, trucks and carts that wish to attend Wednesday or Saturday)
   
 
Applications for ther events: 
 

 Market Operating Rules

​All vendors and patrons of the market must abide by the Public Market Operating Rules

2019 Season Report

We are proud to present our 2019_annual_report_farmers_market. Get a glimpse of last year's highlights, our partnerships, and what we're all about.

Market Infrastructure Improvement Project

Proposed improvements focus on a new structure to expand vendor stall capacity year-round. The project is intended to serve the entire community as the market evolves and continues to provide both a critical outlet for local food and community gathering space. ​The latest proposal is to add roll down sides along the existing structure. In spring 2017, a different proposal for a new market building was put out for bid and came back over budget. Consequently, staff searched for alternatives that were more affordable. In 2020, a new proposal for roll down sides was presented to provide shelter from the elements, overhead heating, and a warm space in the winter. This design keeps the existing layout without eliminating any parking, and has the potential to be expanded to the entire structure in future years. Please visit the project website, www.a2gov.org/marketproject​ for more information.​


​​CSA Farmshares

​​A CSA is a subscription or membership to a farm to receive produce from them on a regular basis. The customer enters into a relationship with that farm to get a weekly box or prepaid card for a share of their veggies (or meat, or fish, or fruit, or flowers). Several of our vendors offer CSA programs, so it's easy to find a program that's right for you. Find a list here, CSA information 2019.pdf

City Hall Workplace CSA - The Ann Arbor Farmers Market will be conducting a work place CSA distribution at Wednesday Market for Ann Arbor City Employees, with weekly pickup June – October. Four Ann Arbor Farmers Market farms will be participating this year. Employees may choose to sign up for any of their shares here: https://www.a2gov.org/departments/Parks-Recreation/parks-places/farmers-market/Pages/City-Employee-Workplace-CSA.aspx. ​


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