State officials say an indoor-outdoor farmers market in Saginaw boosts prospects for the city’s economy.
The state this week awarded three-million dollars to the renovation project.
The money will be used to renovate a former newspaper office building into a year-round farmers market in downtown Saginaw.
A couple in Presque Isle County are on the front lines of a one of a kind program that is expanding the way schools and communities can get access to fresh, local produce.
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Construction will begin soon on a new year-round farmers market in the City of Harrison.
The Clare County community was awarded nearly three-quarters of a million dollars to build a permanent farmers market. Right now, the market utilizes tents set up in a downtown parking lot.
A Mount Pleasant area farmer’s market will be getting a permanent home thanks to a federal grant.
The Saginaw-Chippewa Indian tribe has been awarded a grant from the US Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development program.
Help is now available for groceries and other vendors wanting to offer more fresh, healthy food to their customers.
The Michigan Good Food Fund is a public private partnership, offering loans and grants to businesses in communities where fresh food is not widely available.
City officials in Mid Michigan said they will be contacting local residents for feedback on a popular farmers market.
The Midland Farmers Market could be moving, or getting a new design .