Welcome to the Texas Township “Fresh on Q!” Farmers’ Market – where our community gathers to celebrate fresh, local foods and the rich agricultural diversity of southwest Michigan!
In 2015, our eighth season, our Farmers’ Market will be open on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. from May 9 through October 17 and Tuesdays from 4 to 7 p.m. from June 2 through August 25. Vendor applications will be available by early February, and vendors are chosen based on several factors including participation in previous years, diversity of product, and proximity to Texas Township. Contact the Market Manager to receive notification when the 2015 Rules, Guidelines and Application will be available.
The “Fresh on Q!” farmers’ market features fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, cheeses, breads, pastries and baked goods, potted plants and cut flowers, as well as foods prepared on site, ready to eat at the market, and more! Sign up for the e-newsletter to get weekly updates on what’s happening at the market, what’s in season for your shopping list and who our vendors are each week.
The market accepts food assistance benefits, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Double Up Food Bucks, WIC Project FRESH, Senior Market FRESH! Visit the Farmers’ Market Information Table on the east end of the pavilion to learn more about using these programs at the market.
Texas Township Farmers’ Market
7110 West Q Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49009
(3 miles west of US-131, Exit 31, in Texas Corners)
Saturdays, May 10 through October 18 from 8 a.m. – Noon
Tuesdays, May 27 through August 26 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Our market exists to:
- Create a sense of community for Texas Township and surrounding areas
- Promote local businesses and create economic development around foods that are grown, raised, and processed locally
- Raise awareness about the rich and diverse agricultural areas in SW Michigan
Our definition of “local:”
Food that is grown, raised and/or processed in Michigan