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315 Detroit Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 (directions)   
Hours: Saturdays 8 am-3 pm January-April; 7 am-3 pm May-December
Wednesdays 7am-3pm May-December
Phone: 734.794.6255​
Stefanie T. Stauffer, PhD | Market Manager | [email protected]
Alex Bissell | Assistant Market Manager II/Outreach Coordinator | [email protected]
Jenni Krzeczkowski | Assistant Market Manager [email protected]
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The Saturday M​arket is OPEN All Year!

​​The Ann Arbor Farmers Market is currently open for on-site shopping on Saturdays from 8a.m.-3 p.m. We have safety protocols in place to support physical distancing and masks are recommended indoors ​for all patrons.  

All vendors accept cash, and customers can purchase $5 credit card tokens, as well as $1 SNAP/EBT/P-EBT tokens at the market office window. The Double Up Food Bucks daily limit for 2022 is $20.

We welcome service animals at the market, but please leave your other furry friends at home when you come shop to ensure Food Safety. Thank you!​​

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 8a.m.-noon. To pre-order directly from vendors visit our vendor directory. To pick up your curbside order​, park in the indicated spots on Detroit Street, and call the market office at 734.794.6255. Staff will bring your order to your car. For customers on foot, pick-up your order at the market office. 

While shopping and picking up pre-​orders, please follow​ any physical distancing and safety guidelines posted or communicated by market staff.

Check our 2022 Frequently Asked Questions ​for more information about how the market currently operates​. 


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

The Ann Arbor Farmers Market is proud to bring fresh produce, farm products, prepared foods, beverages, and artisan items to the community year-round. Our 103 year-old institution is a producer-only market featuring 120 vendors from Michigan and Ohio. At the market you will find fruit, vegetables, herbs, flowers, plants, eggs, cheese, meat, poultry, honey, maple syrup, bread, jam, pickles, hot sauce, cookies, donuts, pie, pastries, gluten-free baked goods, Polish food, Mediterranean food, pasties, sauerkraut, coffee, tea, cider, mead, candles, jewelry, body​ care, textiles, leathercraft, ceramics, cutting boards, and more!

We have t-shirts available for purchase at our market office window. We have more shirts and tote bags available at the Ann Arbor Parks Shop

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​​Currency​

CASH: ​all vendors take cash and there is an ATM located on the side of the Kerrytown Shops building for people that need one. 

$5 Credit Card TokensThe market offers $5 credit card tokens for purchase, that can be used like cash with most vendors in the market. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, Apple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay. ​There is no fee and the tokens can be used any market day. Minimum $20 purchase required. Visit the Market Office window for purchase. A great option for regular customers and the perfect gift for your market-loving friends! ​

SNAP/EBT and Double Up Food Bucks: 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 buying power by receiving matching funds to spend on Michigan-grown fruits and vegetables when you purchase EBT tokens at the market. $20 daily doubling limit. Visit the Market Office window for purchase. 

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 at 734.544.6800 for WIC Project Fresh.

Parking and Travel

There is free parking in the market lot during market days throughout the winter, and as space is available year-round.

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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 Ave and Detroit Street. The market is four blocks from the Blake Transit Center (stops for routes 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12A,12B, 15 and 16).

Calendar

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Events​

We are partnering again with the Sunday Artisan Market for our beloved Flower Day event on Memorial Day weekend! This year the event falls on Sunday, May 29, 10am-4pm.  Vendors who would like to participate can fill out this application: Flower Day Vendor Application 2022

Community groups that would like to participate can fill out this application: Flower Day Community Group Application 2022

All Flower Day applications must be submitted to market staff by May 15, 2022 to be considered. 

We hope to bring back a full schedule of events in 2022. Check back soon for more information! 

If you want to rent the market for an event outside of market hours, please contact Jessica Black & Connor Dailey: [email protected][email protected]

Market Media Coverage

Please contact our market manager for any inquiries. ​For articles, interviews, and other media content about the market, see our market media​ ​page. 

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Apply ​to be an Ann Arbor Farmers Market Vendor

2022 season applications now available! 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. Learn more about our new policy for ​Cannabis Products at the MarketThe Ann Arbor Farmers Market welcomes farms, food and beverage producers, and artisans to apply, although all our artisan, non-food vendor spots are currently filled for this season. We especially encourage applications for the following product categories: 
 
  • Native plants

  • Fruits and Vegetables

  • Plant-Based Prepared Foods

  • Nuts

  • Hot, Prepared Food



2022 Daytime Mobile Food Vendor Application (for hot food vendors, food trucks, and food carts that wish to attend Wednesday (or Saturday in winter))

For information about the Sunday Artisan Market and how to apply, please scroll to the bottom of the page. 


Food Truck Rallies

Food Truck Rallies will return this season on the 3rd Wednesday of the month July-October! Our 2022 rallies are scheduled for July 20, August 17, September 21, and October 19, 5-8p.m. If your food truck or cart is interested in joining, please fill out our 2022 Food Truck Rally Application. All applications must be received by June 1, 2022 to be considered. Please contact our market manager with any questions. 

We also have food trucks that attend our regular season Wednesday market days, and Saturdays throughout the winter months. If you are interested in participating on our regular market days, please fill out the mobile food vendor application below.   
 
Mobile Food Business Application for Regular Market Days: 

2022 Daytime Mobile Food Vendor Application


Market Operating Rules

​All vendors and patrons of the market must abide by the Public Market Operating Rules. Please note that we are currently updating our rules. 


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.​

​​​CSA Farm S​hares

​​A CSA, or 'community supported agriculture,' is a subscription or farm membership to receive produce or other farm products on a regular basis. The customer enters into a relationship with that business to get a weekly box or prepaid card for a share of their produce (or meat, fruit, flowers, or prepared food). Several vendors offer CSA programs, so it's easy to find a program that's right for you: CSA Info 2022

City of Ann Arbor Workplace CSA Program- The Ann Arbor Farmers Market will be conducting the 2022 CSA distribution at Wednesday Market for Ann Arbor City Employees, with weekly pickup June – October, 7am-3pm. Three Ann Arbor Farmers Market farms will be participating this year. Employees will find more information an dmay choose to sign up for any of their shares here: City of Ann Arbor Workplace CSA

​Public Marke​t Advisory Commission

The Public Market Advisory Commission is made up of two market vendors, two regular customers, and one neighborhood representative who serve in an advisory capacity for the benefit of the market. Commission meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. All regular meetings and ​​work sessions are open to the public and will take place virtually for the duration of 2022. The latest meeting agendas and minutes, as well as the video recordings​ of previous Public Market Advisory Commission meetings are all available online. ​

Market History

Learn More​ about the long and unique history of our market, celebrating our 103rd birthday this summer! ​


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.​ This project is currently on hold due to the pandemic. 

2019 Season Report

We are proud to present our 2019_annual_report_farmers_market. Get a glimpse of 2019 season highlights. COVID disrupted our 2020 & 2021 reports.


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The Sunday Artisan Market, Ann Arbor's weekly arts and crafts market, is a separate entity that happens at our farmers market pavilion, ​April-December. Featuring some of the area's best artisans, they ​are celebrating their 31st year in 2022! The application is available below. For more information, Market Manager Deb Dursi can be reached​​​​ at [email protected]

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