Just because it’s fall doesn’t mean that local produce has disappeared from the Northern Michigan food scene! Below find five farmers markets throughout Northern Michigan that offer squash, sweet corn, pumpkins and more. Go ahead and stock up on fall!
Miller’s Northwood Market
12467 Northwood Highway, Onekama, 231.889.5958
Chet and Bonnie Miller work with dozens of small growers to supply their Onekama farm market with squash, beans, greens, beets, apples, herbs and the list grows on. Check out the house-made preserves and grab a pastry for the road.
187 North Michigan Avenue, Beulah, 231.882.5041
A retail hub for Benzie County farmers, Beulah’s Market Basket is flush with early fall fruits and veggies. Grab a pie and a bouquet from the on-site bakery and florist to outfit your September dinner table.
Gallagher’s Farm Market
237 East Traverse Highway, Traverse City, 231.947.1689
Owned and operated by the Lammers family, Gallagher’s peddles a farm-fresh bounty including sweet corn, tomatoes and squash. There’s a big orange pumpkin patch and a petting zoo with the farm’s pigs, goats and sheep. (A Red Hot Best winner!)
Bolt’s Farm Market
9339 Atwood Road, Charlevoix, 231.588.6384
Farmers Russ and Cindy Bolt grow winter squash, melons, pepper, broccoli, beef cattle and much more to sell in their farm market south of Charlevoix. Their sweet corn is some of the finest in the North.
Coveyou Scenic Farms
4160 U.S. 131, Petoskey, 231.348.1278
Surrounded by dramatic vistas of Walloon Lake and its hillsides, the Coveyou family has been farming this property since 1874. In September you’ll find their farm market packed with bushels of beautiful beans, heirloom tomatoes, zucchini, fennel and other earthly delights.