Bee the change! Beer the Change!

July 19, 2014

Attention all you bee and Fulton Street Market lovers! Brewery Vivant (located on Cherry Street near Diamond) is raising awareness for the dilemma facing bees worldwide. On August 4th the brewery will be showing a movie starting at 7p.m. highlighting this predicament as well as donating proceeds from the day to both the Aquinas Bee Keeping Club and the Fulton Street Farmers Market. This event will feature a beer brewed with Michigan Honey and the proceeds will be going towards new bike racks in the market. If you would like more information on this wonderful event please visit their website: breweryvivant.com

Long Live the Bees!

July 11, 2014

An upcoming event at Brewery Vivant will be donating some of the profits to support the Fulton Street Farmers Market in addition to the Aquinas bee keepers club. A video will be shown at the restaurant showcasing the plight of bees nationwide. If you are interested in more information please check out the links below:

breweryvivant.com

saintscoop.aquinas.edu/2013/11/bee-the-change-at-aq/

NOW HIRING!

July 1, 2014

The FSFM is looking for a qualified and enthusiastic person to fill the role of Food Assistance Specialist/Pilot Program Facilitator. If you are looking for a stable position look no further than the Market which has been providing the greater Grand Rapids area with fresh and local goods for nearly 100 years. Check the job description link below if you are interested!

JOB POSTING

Now hiring for Food Assistance Specialist/Pilot Program Facilitator!

June 13, 2014

Now Hiring

The FSFM is looking for a qualified person to fill the contract position of Food Assistance Specialist/Pilot Program Facilitator. Deadline for applications is Monday, June 23rd at 5:00 p.m. Access the full job description here: JOB POSTING

Wednesday Night Market

June 3, 2014

Hey Friends, how is your week going so far? What, busy you say? Too busy to make it here during the day? Well good news starting Wednesday June 4th the market is staying up late. Vendors will be here from 4-7:30 pm to provide all you busy bees with some much needed sustenance. Come by and stock up!

Summer Solstice Party

May 28, 2014

Attention all you friends of the Fulton Street Farmers Market, we are about to have our first annual Summer Solstice Party! For a suggested minimum admission fee of 25$ you can delight in some local foods, music, and drinks. Come and enjoy our new facility and celebrate our 92nd year here in the heart of Midtown. Additionally we will be excited to share our new status as an independent nonprofit and the kickoff of our Friends of FSFM group. For more information and to purchase tickets please check out https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fulton-street-farmers-market-summer-solstice-party-tickets-11772853923

 

ARTisans Market

May 24, 2014

June 1st is the start of the ARTisans Market here at FSFM. Join us from 11am-3pm and check out some local artisans with their amazing crafts.

Hope to see you soon!

May 23, 2014

Today the market is buzzing with activity, fifty different vendors! After the long harsh winter (don’t remind us!) our vendors are returning with their delicious goods, hand-made crafts, heirloom and organic produce, and of course smiling faces. Remember our market hours are Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays- 8A.M.-3P.M., Wednesdays- 8A.M.-3P.M. (4P.M.-7P.M. starting in June). We can’t wait to see you!

Lisa Rose Starner

May 20, 2014

Coming Soon! Saturday May 31st at 10:30A.M. Local author, herbalist, forager, and “herban” farmer Lisa Rose Starner will be here to provide information on what herbs you should add to your garden to promote health and wellness. In addition to cultivation and harvesting tips Lisa will also have her book available and perhaps even some goodies. Look forward to more information on this exciting opportunity! For more information on Lisa check out her site:http://burdockandrose.tumblr.com/herbalist

Coming Soon in June!

May 14, 2014

Coming June 1st Double Up Food Bucks program is returning! Be sure to stop in the first Tuesday in June to start getting those bonus bucks. Additionally the Fulton Street Farmers Market will be opening for Wednesday evenings again starting June 4th. For all of you who work when the market is open be sure to stop by and get your fresh local produce from 4-7 every Wednesday!

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