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315 Detroit Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 (directions)   
Hours: Open Saturdays Year-Round! 8 a.m.-3 p.m. January-April; 7 a.m.-3 p.m. May-December 
Open Wednesdays May-December, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
Curbside: Pick-up 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays. Order directly from our vendors at the​​VENDOR PRE-ORDER DIRECTORY
Phone: 734.794.6255​
Stefanie T. Stauffer, PhD | Market Manager | [email protected]
​Rebecca Locke | Assistant Market Manager II/Outreach Coordinator| [email protected]
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The market is open for onsite sales and curbside pick-up for pre-orders

​​The Ann Arbor Farmers Market is currently open for on-site shopping on Saturdays from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. We have safety protocols in place to support physical distancing of at least six feet and masks are required. 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 on Saturdays. 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 when you arrive at 734.794.6255. Staff will bring your order to your car. For customers on foot, you may pick-up your curbside order at the market office window. 

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 $20 daily limit remains suspended for the duration of the pandemic.

While shopping and picking up pre-​orders, please follo​w 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.

Check our 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, and artisan items to the community year-round. A 100+ year-old institution, our producer-only market features 120 vendors from Michigan and Ohio. At our market you will find fruit, vegetables, herbs, ​​flowers, plants, eggs, meat, cheese, bread, honey, maple syrup, cookies, donuts, pie, pastries, gluten-free baked goods, Polish food, Mediterranean food, hot sauce, pasties, sauerkraut, tempeh, coffee, tea, jam, candles, jewelry, masks, bodycare products, textiles, leathercraft, cutting boards, and more! 

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

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Events​

Flower Day is BACK by popular demand for 2021! We have figured out what we need to do to do it safely, so we have once again partnered with the Sunday Artisan Market for Flower Day. Flower Day is the Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend, May 30, from 10am-4pm. More info COMING SOON! 

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 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).

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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, 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.

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. 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 734.544.6800 for WIC Project Fresh.

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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 are currently taking place virtually. The latest meeting agendas and minutes, as well as the video recordings​ of previous Public Market Advisory Commission meetings are available online. 

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Apply ​to be an Ann Arbor Farmers Market Vendor

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 farms, as well as food and artisan businesses to apply. We especially encourage applications for the product categories below. We have temporarily suspended taking 2021 applications due to our current social distancing needs. Please check back later. 
 
  • Fish

  • Native plants

  • Nuts

  • Plant-Based Prepared Foods

  • Hot, Prepared Food

  • Fruits and Vegetables


2021 Daytime Mobile Food Vendor Application web.pdf (for hot food vendors, food trucks, and food carts that wish to attend Wednesday or Saturday)
 
Food Truck Rallies
Food Truck Rallies for 2021 have yet to be scheduled due to the continuing pandemic, but we hope they will resume as usual this season. We do have food trucks that attend our regular market days as well, including throughout the winter months. If you are interested in participating on our regular market days, please fill out the mobile food vendor application below.   
 
Applications for Food Truck Rallies and other 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 2019 season highlights. COVID disrupted our 2020 season report.

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. 


​​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. Current offerings here:  Updated 2021 CSA Info

City Hall Workplace CSA - The Ann Arbor Farmers Market will be conducting 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 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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The Sunday Artisan Market, Ann Arbor's weekly arts and crafts market, is a separate entity that happens at our farmers market pavilion, ​April 11-December 19. Featuring some of the area's best artisans, they ​are celebrating their 30th anniversary in the 2021 season! The application, operating plans procedure, and FAQs are available below. For more information, Market Manager Deb can be reached​​​​ at [email protected]

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TSAM Operating Plans Procedures 2021.pdf

2021 Application Cover Letter.pdf