2021 Michigan Farm Fun Directory - Michigan Agritourism

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MICHIGAN’S AGRICULTURAL T O U R I S M DIRECTORY

Michigan AgriTourism Association

2021



Enjoy Michigan’s long-standing tradition of visiting apple orchards, cider mills and farm markets. Our state produces many varieties of great tasting apples that are healthy, handy and delicious. Find your favorite from the place where apples love to grow.

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Contents State of Michigan Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Upper Peninsula . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Northwest Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Northeast Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 West-Central Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 East-Central Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Southwest Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72 Southeast Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94 Michigan Agritourism Team . . . . . . . . 119 Partners and About the Cover . . . . . . 121 Agritourism Highlights . . . . . . . . . . . . 122 Alphabetical Listings Index . . . . . . . . 124 Michigan Agritourism PO Box 303 Traverse City, MI 49685 616-952-1151 info@michiganfarmfun.com

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About this directory: Michigan This directory was first produced in 1979 by the Michigan AgriDepartment of Agriculture with a goal attracting visitors to farms across Experience Local2008, Farm Fun Tourism the state.Our Since it has been produced by Michigan Agritourism to showcase the amazing diversity of agricultural venues that are open Association to the public. It is a true Michigan product – produced and printed in Michigan with authentic photos from Michigan farms.

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UPPER PENINSULA Elmcrest Acres

W2244 Number 29 Rd. Daggett, MI 49821 906-424-0688 elmcrestacres.com

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DAGGETT DeBacker Family Dairy

N9145 Badish Rd. L1 Daggett, MI 49821 906-753-4577 debackerfamilydairy.com

Farm-to-table freshness is something you’ll find in every product that DeBacker Family Dairy sells. Milk, farm-raised beef, cheeses, take-andbake pizzas, and ice cream. Visit the flagship store in Daggett to view each step of the milk-making process, or at our retail store/ice cream parlor in Escanaba. One taste and you’ll know you’ve come to the right place. Hours: Open year-round. Check Facebook for current hours. Directions: Farmstead Store: Follow 41 S from Escanaba, turn right on 24 Mile Rd. Turn left on Badish, farm will be on the right. Also visit the Escanaba store at 1024 N Lincoln Rd. DeBacker Family Dairy

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Tucked away off the beaten path, Elmcrest Acres offers a relaxing escape! Spend the weekend at the farm stay vacation house or hilltop rustic campsite. Meet the beautiful Haflinger horses and make it a tradition to cut your own Christmas tree. Folk School offers classes and events. Farm-raised lamb and pork. Fresh asparagus in the spring. Weddings and special events.

Hours: Please call ahead. Directions: North of Daggett on US41 to CR 360, turn east on CR 360, 10 miles to Number 29 Rd. Go east on Number 29 Rd. 1/4 mile.

DETOUR VILLAGE DeTour Farmers Market

178 S. Ontario St. DeTour Village, MI 49725 906-297-5471 Facebook/ DeTourVillageFarmersMarket DeTour Village Farmers’ Market is located at the eastern tip of the Upper Peninsula, providing farm products directly to the customer. Ultra-fresh produce, eggs, breads, baked goods, honey, maple syrup products, fresh

Lake Huron Whitefish and much more. Visit Facebook for the latest information.

Hours: May-Oct: Sat, 10am-1pm. Directions: I-75 to the Mackinac Bridge 15 miles north to Exit 359. Take M-134 41 miles on the beautiful scenic road to DeTour Village located on the magnificent St. Mary’s River.

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UPPER PENINSULA Upper Peninsula

ESCANABA Escanaba Farmers Market

1501 Ludington St. Escanaba, MI 49829 906-789-8696 escanabadda.org/farmers-market Taking place in Escanaba for 100 years, this market features great items from local vendors including fruits, vegetables, gluten-free baked goods, jams, GMO-free meats, and some crafts. Hours: Hours: June-Oct: Sat, 8am-

noon, Wed, 3-6pm. Visit website for upto-date information during the season.

Directions: Escanaba Market Place at the corner of 15th & Ludington Streets. In winter, at the Civic Center.

Border Collie welcoming committee, Starz Orchard

GLADSTONE Gladstone Farmers Market

911 Delta Ave. Gladstone, MI 49837 906-280-6031 gladstonemi.org Browse a wonderful selection of local products in a relaxed, family atmosphere. Walk the charming downtown and visit a variety of interesting local shops, and be sure to grab a bite to eat at one of the fine close-by eateries. Several times during the season, enjoy live entertainment, and live cooking demonstrations featuring recipes for fresh market goods. Hours: May-Oct: Mon, 3-6 pm. Directions: Whether coming from the north or south on US-2/41, watch for the Delta Ave. sign. The Market is less than a mile to the east.

ISHPEMING Partridge Creek Farm

P.O. Box 4 Ishpeming, MI 49849 906-361-6628 partridgecreekfarm.org Partridge Creek Farm is a hands-on, non-profit educational farm that runs a Farm-to-School program in the local high school, hosts programs with a local youth recovery center and creates educational programs based at the varied garden beds in the city. Year-round volunteer program and summer internship program. Educational activities and tours. Join this awesome team! Hours: Visit website or Facebook page for more information. Directions: Downtown Ishpeming.

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UPPER PENINSULA MENOMINEE M & M Farmers Market

Lavender harvest, Bee Wise Farms

1400 8th Ave. Menominee, MI 49858 906-639-3377 Facebook/MandMFarmersMarket A program of the Menominee County Farm and Food Exchange, the market is composed of growers, smallbatch food makers, craftspeople and community volunteers who provide a weekly venue for the sale of local products directly to consumers. Hours: Year-round: Sat, 9am-1 pm. Directions: From north, follow US41 to Menominee, proceed south, turning left at 13th Ave. Proceed down hill to M&M Plaza, just before Interstate Bridge to Wisconsin. From south, follow US-41 to Menominee, turning right at first intersection past the Interstate Bridge.

MARQUETTE Downtown Marquette Farmers Market

112 S. Third St. Marquette, MI 48955 906-228-9475 ext. 105 mqtfarmersmarket.com

The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market is celebrating its 22nd year for the 2021 season. This seasonal market is the largest market in the Upper Peninsula running mid-May through mid-December. To stay up-to-date with market happenings, visit their website. Hours: Saturday Morning Market: May 22-Oct 30: Sat, 9am-1pm; Wednesday Evening Market: June 16-Sept 15, 5-7pm; Late Fall Market: Nov 6-Dec 18: TBA pending COVID guidelines. Directions: Located at the Marquette Commons, 112 S. Third St., one half block south off the corner of W. Washington and S. Third St.

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M&M Farmers Market

NEWBERRY

Border Country Berries 3387 S. Seymour Rd. Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783 906-748-2048 bordercountryberries.com An attractive farm setting for the U-Pick harvest of blueberries. Open seasonally. For already picked berriescall ahead. Pumpkins available in the fall. Hours: Days and hours vary with picking conditions. Daily updates on Facebook, website and phone. Directions: From I-75 and Three Mile Rd. travel easts on Three Mile to Seymore Rd. Turn right (south) on Seymore. Travel a short 1/2 mile. The farm drive is on the left.

Elmcrest Acres

Bee Wise Farms 10192 State Highway M-28 Newberry, MI 48968 906-291-3137 beewisefarms.com

Bee Wise Farms, a diversified farm, produces lavender, herbs, cut flowers, honey bee products and recycled art with a focus on healthy lives and healthy land. Educational classes on beekeeping, and lavender and flower growing, as well as online movement classes. Visit website for more information. Hours: May-Sept: Fri-Sun, 10am-4pm. Directions: At mile marker 238 on M-28 in Newberry.

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UPPER PENINSULA ST. IGNACE Bayside Farmers Market

Downtown St. Ignace St. Ignace, MI 49781 906-643-6950 saintignace.com/farmers-market Shop our waterfront market in downtown historic St. Ignace. Vendors offer a variety of local products, including fresh, seasonal produce and plants, maple syrup, delicious baked goods, jams/jellies, unique crafts, jewelry and more. After you shop, enjoy a free waterfront concert at Bayside Live! (July/August), and stroll the Huron Boardwalk overlooking Mackinac Island. Convenient to parking, shopping and restaurants. Hours: July-Sept: Thurs, 4-7pm. Directions: Head to historic downtown area and follow signage.

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WALLACE Starz Orchard

W5597 17.5 Lane Wallace, MI 49893 906-290-3099

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Self-serve farm stand featuring 25 varieties of apples, 4 varieties of pears and 4 varieties of plums. U-Pick also available. Please call ahead for availability and varieties. School tours featuring a hayride around the orchard and a visit from Johnny Appleseed. Hours: Open daily, Sept-Oct until dark; U-Pick: Mon-Fri, after 5 pm until dark, Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm. Directions: 1/2 mile south of the town of Ingalls, 1/4 mile east of US41 on 17.5 Lane. Orchard is at the end of 17.5 Lane.

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UPPER PENINSULA Upper Peninsula Rustic campsite at Elmcrest Acres

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NORTHWEST MICHIGAN BENZONIA Fantail Farm

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4700 Wallaker Rd. Benzonia, MI 49616 231-930-7216 fantailfarmllc.com

Fantail Farm specializes in horse drawn wagon and sleigh rides. They will customize all of the details to fit your needs for special events, including weddings, parades, and family get-togethers. Wagon rides offered on the farm during the spring, summer and fall. Sleigh rides on the farm during the winter. Also available for events at other locations. Hours: Year-round, by appointment. Directions: From Benzonia, turn onto M-115 toward Cadillac, then south on Wallaker Rd., one mile on the west side. Farmer White’s

Grow Benzie

5885 Frankfort Hwy. (M-115) Benzonia, MI 49616 231-882-9510 growbenzie.org

Grow Benzie Farmers Market features local farms, canned and baked goods, produce grown onsite, and packaged foods made in the incubator kitchen; food preserving and culinary classes are offered in the air conditioned event center; edible trails connect learning stations on the 5-acre property including beehives, herb and butterfly gardens, funky mini-golf; plus live music and special events. Hours: Visit website or social media for current information. General office and tours: 9am-5pm, call for appointment. Directions: 1.25 miles west of Stapleton’s Corner Store (intersection of M-115 & US-31) and 5 miles east of Frankfort (intersection of M-22 & M-115).

BRUTUS Uncle Frank’s Apple Town

4391 N. US-31 Brutus, MI 49716 231-838-9291 Facebook/UncleFranksAppleTown Uncle Frank’s Apple Town is the real cider mill experience. Watch donuts and cider being made. Pick out apples from the orchards and the perfect pumpkin from the field. Enjoy freshpressed apple cider, apple cinnamon donuts, bakery items, corn maze and hayrides. Come out and enjoy a relaxing day at the farm. Beautiful venue for weddings. Hours: First week of Sept–end of Oct: Thurs-Sun, 10am-4pm. Directions: Located at 4391 N. US-31 in Brutus, just about 10 minutes north of Petoskey.

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Pahl’s Country Store & Pahl’s Pumpkin Patch, Santa Experience

Polish Heritage Farm

11168 N. M-37 Buckley, MI 49620 231-269-4400 pahlscountrystore.com Pahl’s Natural Beef and Pork, farm fresh eggs, maple syrup, pumpkin patch, wagon rides, corn mazes, animals, barn, largest goat walk in Northern Michigan, cider, donuts, barrel train rides. Late November to Christmas, travel by wagon into the forest to visit Santa in his toasty cabin, roast marshmallows and drink hot cocoa. Two wedding venues in the forest. Hours: Call for hours. Directions: 20 miles south of Traverse City on M-37, 28 miles north of Cadillac, outside village of Buckley.

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6421 E. Glazier Dr. Cedar, MI 49621 313-854-6633 polishheritagefarm.com

This small family farm is home to Leelanau’s finest Mangalitsa pigs, one of the oldest documented heritage breeds known for their high-quality fat and well-marbled meat. Retail cuts available in downtown Cedar at the Polish Art Center year-round. Visit our on-site farm market stand featuring eggs, lard soap along with in season non-GMO vegetables. Polishheritagefarm.com. Like us on Facebook! Hours: Market Stand: May-Oct: 10am-8pm, daily; Eggs available all year. Directions: 5 miles north of downtown Cedar on Lakeshore Dr. (CR-643). Head north on Kasson Rd., turn right onto Schomberg Rd. and right onto CR-643. Farm is just north of Leelanau Pines Campground. Pork is sold retail at the Polish Art Center in Downtown Cedar, 231-835-2242.

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King Orchards 4620 N. M-88 Central Lake, MI 49622 231-544-6479 kingorchards.com Premier U-Pick destination in the heart of Northern Michigan, offering strawberries, raspberries, sweet cherries, tart cherries, peaches, apricots, nectarines, and apples. The market is stocked with fresh fruit, vegetables, and baked goods MayNovember. Fresh cider, apples, and donuts available all fall.

Hours: Year-round: May-Nov: 7 days a week, 9am-6pm; Dec-Apr: Mon-Sat, 10am-4pm. Directions: Three miles east of US-31

on M-88. Also visit market at 986 US-31 S, Kewadin, MI 49648 from May-Nov: 9am-6pm, daily. King Orchards

CENTRAL LAKE Cellar 1914 / Shooks Farm 5833 Shooks Rd. Central Lake, MI 49622 231-676-8743 cellar1914.com Cellar 1914 was created to celebrate this centennial family farm that has been owned by the Shooks family for over 100 years. The tasting room was designed with the history of the farm in mind, placed at the heart of the farm with views of Lake Michigan. Enjoy wines, hard ciders, outdoor patio, games, and beautiful views. U-Pick cherries. Cheers! Hours: Visit website for hours of operation. Directions: From US-31 in Eastport,

start out going east on N. M-88 toward Central Lake. In two miles turn left onto Shooks Rd. Farm is less than a mile on the left. Look for the big blue building that has a pink tractor in front.

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ELK RAPIDS Elk Rapids Farmers Market

305 U.S. 31 N. Elk Rapids, MI 49629 231-264-8202 elkrapidschamber.org The Elk Rapids Farmers Market is located by the Swan at the Elk Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce. The Friday morning market offers a wide selection of locally grown seasonal fruits and vegetables, farm products, fresh flowers, potted plants, maple syrup, jams, GMO-free meats, fish, baked goods, local honey, lavender, handcrafted soap and gifts, coffee, herbal teas and salves. Hours: June 11-Oct 8, 2021: Fridays, 8am-noon. Directions: Located on U.S. 31 in the Village of Elk Rapids, 10 miles north of Traverse City. The Farmers Market is at the Chamber of Commerce site.

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FRANKFORT

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Nugent Orchards

FALMOUTH Maple Leaf Farm & Creamery

3060 S. 9 Mile Rd. Falmouth, MI 49632 231-826-GOAT mimapleaffarm.com Maple Leaf Farm & Creamery produces farmstead goat cheese, using milk from their Nubian goats, and fresh vegetables, herbs and honey. Flavored vinegars, soups, baked goods, fudge. Tours, farm-to-table dinners, luncheons. Customer Appreciation Day, 3rd weekend in August with hayrides, samples. Classes about goats, cheese, gardening, cooking for kids and adults. Farm Days kids camp. Fall activities weekends in October. Hours: Year-round: Tues-Sat, 10am4pm or by appointment. Closed Sun. & Mon. Directions: 3 miles south of M-55 on Nine Mile Rd. between Lake City and Houghton Lake. 6 miles from beautiful downtown Falmouth.

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3801 Crawford Rd. Frankfort, MI 49635 231-383-3702 nugentorchards.com

Third-generation, family-owned fruit farm located in the heart of beautiful Benzie County. Visit the orchards and farm market in the fall for apple picking, hay wagon farm tours, pumpkin patch, corn maze, and homemade doughnuts. Visit the Cherry Barn Event Venue and book your special event. Tour groups or school groups are welcome. Hours: Fall Market: Sep-Oct: Sat-Sun, 10am-5pm. Visit website, Facebook, or Instagram. Directions: 3 miles south of Benzonia, turn right on Demerly Rd. and go 2.7 miles to Crawford Rd. Turn left and go .25 miles to entrance on the left.

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10445 N. US Hwy. 31 Ellsworth, MI 49729 231-599-3222 royalfarmsinc.com This boutique-like farm market and winery offers fresh fruit off the farm, as well as homemade bakery, lunch offerings, wine, and hard cider on tap. Hours: May-Dec: Open daily, hours change seasonally. Directions: Located on beautiful coastal highway US-31 in Atwood/ Ellsworth a few miles north of the M-88 and US-31 intersection and just 10 miles south of Charlevoix.


NORTHWEST MICHIGAN KEWADIN WaterFire Vineyards 12180 Sutter Rd. Kewadin, MI 49648 231-498-2753 waterfirewine.com

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As Michigan’s first Certified Sustainable vineyard, you can be certain you are drinking the highest quality wine and rest assured you are making a choice that has the health of your family and of our beautiful lakes in mind. WaterFire Vineyards looks forward to hosting you for a glass of wine or an overnight stay.

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HARRIETTA Harrietta’s Blueberry Hill

1714 S. 11 1/2 Rd. Harrietta, MI 49638 231-389-2317 Facebook/Blueberry-Hill-Harrietta-Mi Planted, owned and operated by the Waldo family since 1985. 12+ varieties of blueberries ripen throughout a six-week period. Sampling encouraged “If you like what you pick, you’ll like what you take home.” Surrounded by the Huron Manistee National Forest. Close to Cadillac, Traverse City, and Manistee. Harrietta Blueberry Festival 1st Saturday in August. Hours: Open mid-July–Labor Day: Thurs-Sat, 9am-dusk. Please call for picking conditions before coming out. Directions: From Traverse City, take M-37 south to Harrietta/30 Road, 3 miles east to 11 1/2 road, turn north 1/4 mile. From Cadillac/Manistee, take M-55 to Caberfae/13 Road, north through Harrietta, onto 30 road west to 11 1/2 Rd., turn north 1/4 mile.

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Hours: May-Oct: Tues-Sat, 11am-7pm, Sun, noon-5pm. Directions: Located 6 miles north of Elk Rapids, east off US-31.

McBAIN Dick Family Farm 7710 S. 7 Mile Road McBain, MI 49657 231-920-6186 dickfamilyfarm.com Dick Family Farm is a centennial dairy farm that offers family fun in the fall. Pick out the perfect pumpkin from 20+ varieties, explore the corn maze, climb the hay bale mountain, play in the corn bin, and pet the animals. Enjoy a homemade donut and cider. The 2nd Saturday in October features a farm tour of the robotic milking facility. Hours: Last weekend in Sept-last weekend in Oct: Fri, 4-7pm, Sat, 10am6pm. Directions: Go east out of McBain 3 miles. Turn left on Stoney Corners Rd. by the Wayside Chapel for four miles. Turn left on S. Seven Mile Rd. for 2.38 miles. 1.5 miles from Falmouth.

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NORTHWEST MICHIGAN NORTHPORT

MESICK Northern Lavender 3714 N. 19 Rd. Mesick, MI 49668 618-697-6662 northernlavender.com Organic, family-owned lavender farm offering U-Pick lavender, cut flower gardens, children’s area, alpaca petting zoo, farm tours, essential oil distilling, gift shop, handmade products and more! Hours: Jun-Aug: Wed-Fri, 9am-6pm; Sat, 9am-8pm, Sun, 1-8pm. Directions: From 115 headed north: Turn right on N. 19 Rd. Farm is .6 mi down on right.

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Hallstedt Homestead Cherries 8227 Matheson Rd. Northport, MI 49670 317-440-9273 HHCherries.net U-picked and pre-picked sweet cherries. Eight varieties are available mid-July to late August. U-Pick and pre-picked fresh flowers June-Sept. as well as various veggies in season, including tomatoes, zucchini, Swiss chard, kale, etc. CSA subscriptions and gift shipping also available. Call ahead for tours. Hours: June-Sept for flowers; MidJuly-late Aug for sweet cherries: 10am6pm, 7 days a week. Directions: From Traverse City, head north on M-22/NW Bayshore Dr. about 25 miles, turn left on Leemann Rd. Go about one mile, turn right onto Matheson Rd., farm is on the left.


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Apple Valley Orchards 9091 Northwood Hwy. Onekama, MI 49675 231-690-5576 avo49675@yahoo.com Offering sweet and tart cherries, Red Haven peaches, over 20 varieties of apples including Honeycrisp. Also, honey, maple syrup, peaches, peppers, potatoes, pumpkins, tomatoes, available in season. U-Pick cherries, peaches, and apples. Hours: Jul-Nov: 9am-6pm, daily. Directions: From M-22 North one mile to Joseph Rd. Turn right (east), drive right into the farm - 800 feet.

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4450 East Mitchell Rd. Petoskey, MI 49770 231-347-6735 billsfarmmarket.com Fresh-picked vegetables and fruits, flowers, fall hayrides, Christmas trees and wreaths. Project Fresh Coupons, Bridge Cards, and Credit/Debit cards accepted. Hours: June 12-Dec 24: Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm, Sat, 9am-5pm. Directions: 3.5 miles east of Petoskey on E. Mitchell Rd. on south side. Learn about beehives and beekeeping at Grow Benzie

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NORTHWEST MICHIGAN Kei Ju Farm and Rescue Sanctuary

Michigan ranks third in the nation in the number of Christmas trees harvested each year!

SUTTONS BAY Bakker’s Acres

2677 N. Setterbo Rd. Suttons Bay, MI 49682 231-620-4260 Facebook/BakkersAcres MAEAP Verified. SweeTango Apples, Honey Crisp, Zestar, Lodi, Gala, Spy, Mutsu, Macoun, +15 others. Apricots, peaches, pears & plums. Hours: Sept-April: Daylight hours, daily Directions: 2 miles north of Suttons Bay on M-22 to Setterbo Rd., 2 miles to large green pole barn on left.

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RAPID CITY Woods Farm

12646 Hickin Rd. Rapid City, MI 49676 231-322-2897 out-of-the-woodsfarm.com Family-owned producer of maple syrup products including our Maple/ Cherry Syrup, maple candy, cream and gift boxes. Hours: See us at the Elk Rapids Farmers Market. Michigan Maple Weekend in March, visit mi-maplesyrup.com for dates. Directions: East of the light in Elk Rapids on Ames St. to Cherry Ave., Cherry to Hickin Rd., turn left then go 1/2 mile, farm on left side of road.

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4128 Hiawatha Trail Petoskey, MI 49770 231-838-6057 Facebook/keijufarmandmandrescue Kei Ju Farm and Rescue is a 501(c)3 nonprofit with a mission to educate people and make them aware that naturally grown foods and livestock provide the building blocks of health. Locally grown produce, dairy products and more available. Farm Tours. Ask about our Farming for the Weekend and Farm Today Eat Tomorrow, and educational programs. Hours: Sunrise to sunset. Directions: From Petoskey, take US31 North to Barney Rd. turn left onto Hiawatha Tr. 4th house on the left side of the road with large pink mailbox.


NORTHWEST MICHIGAN Bardenhagen Farms

Northwest

7881 E. Pertner Rd. Suttons Bay, MI 49682 231-218-3199

bardenhagenfarms.com Gingergold, Honeycrisp, and Gala apples, seedless table grapes, apricots, nectarines, plums, red currants, and dark sweet cherries. USDA GAP, MAEAP and Primus GFS Certified. Hours: Mid-July-Nov: Daylight hours, daily. Directions: M-204 to Eagle Hwy., north, then east (right) on E. Pertner Rd. 1/2 mile to 7881 on left. Gray house and red farm stand by the road.

Two K Farms

3872 SW Bay Shore Dr. Suttons Bay, MI 49682 231-866-4241 twokfarm.com Two K Farms offers a wide range of hard ciders and wines, using cider apples and wine grapes. Experience breathtaking views of West Grand Traverse Bay at our tasting room while sampling traditional, unique hard ciders, and select wines. Only 10 minutes away from Traverse City! Hours: Seasonal hours, call ahead. Directions: Located off of M-22 across from Lee Point Rd. on scenic West Grand Traverse Bay in Leelanau County.

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Cotton Creek Farms 11885 Jewell Rd. Thompsonville, MI 49683 231-631-2341 cottoncreekfarms.com Cotton Creek Farms is a familyfriendly alpaca farm. Visit the 27 acres to browse the 1,200 square foot farm store or get up close and personal with the alpacas. Our interactive alpaca tours allow you to have one on one time with our herd of 60+ alpacas. Gift items, yarn, and fiber. Advanced online booking is required for guided tours. Hours: Fri-Sun, noon-5pm. Private appointments available for large groups. Directions: Located in between Cadillac and Traverse City. At the corner of County Line Rd. and Jewell Rd.

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Iron Fish Distillery 14234 Dzuibanek Rd. Thompsonville, MI 49683 231-378-3474 ironfishdistillery.com Iron Fish Distillery is Michigan’s first working farm solely dedicated to the practice of distilling small-batch craft spirits. This late 1890’s abandoned farmstead has been reclaimed with a simple mission in mind: creating exceptional spirits from the ground up, growing our own grain and sourcing grain from Michigan farmers with practices that respect the health of nearby watersheds. Hours: Check website or Google maps for hours of operation. Directions: Two miles from Crystal Mountain Resort and just a stones throw from the Betsie River in Thompsonville.

TRAVERSE CITY The Blue Water Project 3688 Blue Water Rd. Traverse City, MI 49686

262-269-7355

One of the newest, family-friendly agritourism venues on the Old Mission Peninsula – offering U-Pick sweet cherries, Montmorency tart cherries, Balaton tart cherries, blackberries, pumpkins, apples, and red currants. Enjoy fresh fruits, juices, cider, nuts, and vegetables and on fall weekends, fresh baked goods and soups. Tours of the orchards and art labyrinth with advance booking. Kids of all ages are welcome. Hours: July-Oct, 10am-6pm, daily.. Directions: Located about ½ mile east of M-37 on Blue Water Rd., approximately 9 miles north of Traverse City.

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Uncle Frank’s Apple Town Buchan’s Blueberry Hill

1472 Nelson Rd. Traverse City, MI 49686 231-223-4846 buchansblueberryhill.com Ask Lila for a tour of Buchan’s Blueberry Hill! 6th generation fruit farm specializing in U-Pick and WePick blueberries and homemade ice cream using fruit from the farm and other local products. U-Pick apples, Cortland and Macintosh, in season, as well as fresh, non-pasturized cider. Jams, homemade blueberry granola, and homemade take and bake pies. The drive is an experience in itself, but wait until you get here...you won’t want to leave! Hours: Call ahead or check Facebook. Directions: 7 miles north of Traverse City on Peninsula Drive.Turn right on Nelson Rd.

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Chateau Chantal

15900 Rue de Vin Traverse City, MI 49686 231-223-4110 chateauchantal.com A unique and friendly destination that combines a winery, vineyards, bed & breakfast, and winding roads, all of which combine to create a memorable experience. MAEAP Verified. Hours: Memorial Day-Labor Day: Mon-Sat, 11am-8pm; Sun, 11am-6pm; Sept and Oct: Mon-Sat, 11am-7pm, Sun, 11am-6pm; Nov-Memorial Day Weekend: Mon-Sun, 11am-5 pm, daily. Directions: On M-37 (Center Rd.) Old Mission Penninsula, 12 miles north of Traverse City.

Chateau Grand Traverse

12239 Center Rd. Traverse City, MI 49686 231-938-6120 cgtwines.com Northern Michigan’s first commercial winery, specializing in growing and producing world-class Riesling wines. Winery tours and tastings offered year-round. Hours: May: Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-5pm; Memorial Day-Labor Day: Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm, Sun, 10am6pm; Labor Day-Oct: Mon-Sat, 10am6pm, Sun, 10am-5pm; Nov-April: Mon-Sun, 10am-5pm. Directions: 8 miles north of Traverse City on M-37 on Old Mission Peninsula.

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Polish Heritage Farm Cherry Connection Edmondson Orchards

12414 Center Rd. (M-37) Traverse City, MI 49686 231-223-7130 cherryconnection.com Swedish Farm Market/Fruit Stand and U-Pick promoting the best cherry, berry, apple, nut, and pumpkin products in Northwest Michigan. Farm-raised sweet cherries, tart cherries, plums, peaches, apricots and nectarines, raspberries (red, yellow, and black), blackberries, apples, pears, chestnuts, hazelnuts, pumpkins and squash. Visit this spectacular fall haybale, apple, and pumpkin display and taste delicious apple, cherry and pear cider. Hours: Market/Fruit Stand: Normally 10am-6pm, with extended hours of 10am-8pm from July 4-Labor Day; U-Pick: 10am-6pm, cherries; 10am4pm, berries, when fruit is in season, normally July 4-Aug 1. Directions: 8.5 miles north of Traverse City on M-37, Old Mission Peninsula.

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NORTHWEST MICHIGAN Gallagher’s Farm Market

7237 E. Traverse Hwy. Traverse City, MI 49684 231-947-1689 gallaghersfarmmarkettc.com

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Locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables. Home baked goods, homemade jam/jellies, local wines, cherry products, honey & maple syrup. Pumpkin patch, barnyard animals, corn maze. School tours available.

Hours: June-Oct: 9am-6pm, daily. Directions: 3.5 miles west of Traverse City on M-72.

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Hawthorne Vineyards

1000 Camino Maria Dr. Traverse City, MI 49686 231-929-4206 hawthornevineyards.com Hawthorne Vineyards is a friendly boutique vineyard and tasting room destination that is passionate about making finely crafted, small production quality vinifera wines from their estate fruit. The 80 acre site is nestled into a ridge with postcard views of the Grand Traverse Bays. Surrounding traffic and disruptions vanish as you experience the most peaceful and serene vineyard destination on Old Mission. Hours: Please visit website for current hours. Directions: Located 4 miles north of Traverse City. Take M-37 (Center Rd.) on Old Mission Peninsula. Turn left onto Montague Rd. Turn left into the one way driveway.

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7100 E. Traverse Hwy. Traverse City, MI 49684 231-632-6293 jacobscornmaze.com Full restaurant and bar, 10-acre corn maze, wagon rides, U-Pick apples, peaches, raspberries, strawberries, and blackberries. Apple cider and donuts. Wedding venue and events. Hours: May-Oct. Directions: 3.5 miles west of Traverse City on M-72.

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NORTHWEST MICHIGAN Warren Orchards Between the Bays

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2705 Island View Rd. Traverse City, MI 49686 231-590-2363 betweenthebaystc.com

Find Warren Orchards quality products at two convenient locations on the Old Mission Peninsula! Featuring local, in season produce from asparagus to Zestar apples and homemade pies, jams, and other baked goods. Call ahead or visit the website to see what’s in season. MAEAP verified farm practices. Special orders welcomed.

Hours: May-Oct: 10am-6pm. Directions: Main Stand: Follow M-37

north on the Old Mission Peninsula to the first farm stand on the left at 8169 Center Rd. Island View Stand: Continue north on M-37 and turn left on Island View Rd., just past the scenic turnout. Go .25 miles to the first farm on the right.

WILLIAMSBURG Farmer White’s

11373 US-31 S. Williamsburg, MI 49690 231-632-1500 farmerwhites.com Produce available, in season, including: sweet and tart cherries, blueberries, raspberries, peaches and plums. 18 varieties of apples, including Honeycrisp, unpasteurized apple cider. Sweet corn, garden vegetables, pumpkins, squash and gourds. Frozen pitted tart cherries, dried cherries, jams & jellies. Fresh pies and cookies. Hours: July-Halloween: 9am-6pm, daily; Nov: 10am-5pm, daily; Dec: Fri-Sat: 10am-4pm. Directions: 8 miles north of US-31 and M-72 intersection.

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NORTHWEST MICHIGAN Rennie Orchards

11221 Munro Rd. Williamsburg, MI 49690 231-264-8387 rennieorchards.com

Rennie Orchards is one of the oldest family-owned farms in Grand Traverse County. Offering U-Pick cherries, apricots, peaches, pears, plums, apples – including the delicious Honeycrisp, pumpkins, and family fun for all. Enjoy orchard hayrides, kid’s hay bale maze, log cabin, teepee, and cider and donuts in the fall. Visit for school field trips or for an unforgettable experience with the family.

Hours: Open July 1-Oct 31: 9am-8pm in the summer and 9am-6pm in the fall. Directions: Located 15 minutes north of Traverse City and a few miles south of Elk Rapids off of US-31. Take US-31 to Angell Rd., cross Bates, and turn left at Munro. Watch for the Rennie Orchards sign on the left.

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Morrison Farms 11575 S. Elk Lake Rd. Williamsburg, MI 49690 231-342-8941 morrisonsfarm.com Northern Michigan cherry and apple farm with an open roadside market featuring fresh fruits and vegetables, plus a country store with gift items and a sweet shop with baked goods and ice cream. U-Pick cherries in season. Large groups welcome - please call ahead. Hours: May-Nov:10am-5pm, daily. Directions: Heading north on US31, go about 9 miles to Townline Rd., turn right and follow to stop sign and turn left on Elk Lake Rd. Go ¼ mile to market on right side of road.


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NORTHEAST MICHIGAN CHEBOYGAN Cheboygan Farmers Market

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Festival Square on Main St. Cheboygan, MI 49721 231-445-1985 Facebook/cheboyganfarmersmarket The Cheboygan Farmers Market features 20 plus vendors offering fresh produce, fish, potted plants, eggs, and baked goods to honey, maple syrup and fresh baked artisan breads. Hours: June-Oct. 31: 8am-1pm; Indoor market: Mar-May, Sat, 10am1pm. Directions: Downtown Cheboygan on Main St. at Festival Square. Indoor Market located at 215 N. Main St.

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ALPENA Alpena Farmers Market

1302 S. State Ave. Alpena, MI 49707 989-255-9372 alpenafarmersmarket.com Year-round farmers market, selling only locally grown and produced products. Hours: Open year-round. May-June:

Sat, 8am-1pm; July-Oct: Wed and Sat, 8am-1pm; Nov-April: Sat, 9am-1pm

Directions: Summer market located at MICH-E-KE-WIS Park. Winter market located at MICH-E-KE-WIS Park Warming Shelter, 1302 S. State St.

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NORTHEAST MICHIGAN HARRISVILLE Cedarbrook Trout Farms

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Golden River Orchard

2250 White Cedar Rd. Cheboygan, MI 49721 231-420-2565 goldenriverorchard.com We pride ourselves on producing excellent quality apples: 11 varieties - Zestar, Paula Red, Ginger Gold, Cortland, Honeycrisp, McIntosh, Fuji, Golden Delicious, Jonathan, Ida Red, plus several varieties of antique apples. Donuts. Huge pumpkin patch and squash. MAEAP Verified. Hours: Weekends only. Labor Day weekend through mid-Nov: Sat, 10am-5 pm, Sun, 12pm-5pm Directions: From Cheboygan: Follow M-27 south to the junction with M-33. Turn south on M-33 and drive 4 1/2 miles to White Cedar Rd., turn left and go 1/4 mile and turn right.

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1543 Lakeshore Dr. Harrisville, MI 48740 989-724-5241 Facebook/CedarbrookTroutFarm A licensed fish hatchery since 1928, Cedarbrook Trout Farm is a long standing Harrisville landmark for its tradition, beauty, and educational value. Fresh fish sales available April to November. Hours: Because of COVID-19, the farm is closed for public fishing in 2021. Hope to see you in 2022! Pond stocking and fresh fish sales are available: April-Nov 2021. Directions: 2 1/2 miles north of Harrisville on US-23.


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Thunder Bay Resort

27800 M-32 Hillman, MI 49746 800-729-9375 thunderbayresort.com Elk Viewing Carriage/Sleigh Ride, Gourmet Dinners & Wine Tastings - national 10 Best recognition USA TODAY & Fox News. Over the River & Thru the Woods- massive draft horses - see majestic Elk - to Elk Antler Log Cabin - superb food prepared on wood cookstoves. 4 hours fun - storytelling! Read Trip Advisor - 4.9+ out of 5. Included with Murder Mystery, Mike Ridley Parties, Weddings. Lodging &/or Golf optional. Hours: Open year-round, except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Restaurant open daily in summer and weekends and Christmas week during winter. Directions: Located on M-32, half an hour West of Alpena & on hour East of Gaylord. Take I-75 to M-33 (Exit 202) North thru Rose City, Mio, Fairview to M-32 - right 10 miles to Hillman and TB Resort.

LACHINE AJ’s Berry Farm

1150 Salina Rd. Lachine, MI 49753 989-379-3061 ajsberryfarm.com U-Pick farm featuring pick-your-own strawberries, raspberries, pumpkins and flowers. Please call ahead or check website or Facebook for daily updates. Farm Store offering a variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, fresh baked goods, maple syrup, jam, and pastureraised beef, pork and lamb. Fall field trips and family activities, including hayride, corn maze and pumpkin launching show. Hours: June-Oct: Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm; June: U-Pick strawberries, Mon.-Sat., 6am-12pm; July-Sept: U-Pick raspberries, Mon-Sat, 7am-12pm Directions: From Alpena: 15 miles west on M-32, then right on Salina Rd. You can see our barn from M-32. Six miles east of Hillman on M-32, left on Salina Road.

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OSCODA Northeast Michigan Regional Farm Market – Au Sable Oscoda

Shoreline Park Oscoda, MI 48750 989-909-3193 swent99@aol.com Celebrating 21 seasons of providing Iosco County residents and visitors with a source for fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers grown in the region. Vendors are always looking for something unique and have learned how to grow the best and sell at the peak of freshness and customers are finding local, healthier and more distinctive food products. Hours: May-Oct: Wed, 8am-1pm. Directions: In Oscoda’s Shoreline Park, US-23 at the Au Sable River on the Lake Huron Shore.

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Cheboygan Farmers Market

TAWAS CITY Northeast Michigan Regional Farm Market – Tawas City

Gateway Park, US-23 at the River Tawas City, MI 48763 989-909-3193 swent99@aol.com Get it Fresh Saturdays in Tawas City (in our new pavilion with the red roof). This market runs rain or shine from mid-May through October. Great vendors offer heirloom veggies, organically grown greens, meats, berries, honey, maple syrup, prepared foods, pastries, eggs, herbs, bouquets, plants and much more. Shake the hand that feeds you! Hours: May-Oct: Sat, 8am-1pm. Directions: Saturday market: Located in Gateway Park, US-23 at the Tawas River on the shore of Lake Huron.

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NORTHEAST MICHIGAN Tawas Blueberry Farm 838 Leggett Rd. Tawas City, MI 48763 989-362-4638 tawasblueberries.com

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Alpena Farmers Market

A blueberry farm located in Tawas City that has been serving the local community for more than 60 years. Offering 4 different varieties of blueberries, including Northlands, Earliblues, Toro’s, and Patriots. MAEAP verified. Check website or Facebook page for updates on current picking conditions. Hours: Aug- Sept: Fri-Mon, 8am8pm. Directions: Heading North on US-23 turn left on Leggett Rd (Blue tourism signs will indicate the turn). The farm is located 200 yards down the road on your right.


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Dairy Discovery LLC

Orchard Hill Farm

12877 84th St. SE Alto, MI 49302

616-868-6735

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Experience life on a modern family farm! Plan for a fun and educational day watching cows being milked, bottle feeding calves, hayrides, and more! Check the website for camps, workshops, and events. Specialty Shop features farm-raised cuts of beef, Wisconsin-made cheeses, farmstead maple syrup, honey, and other local products.

Hours: Tours - April-Oct, Mon-Fri. Directions: From I-96, take exit 52, M-50. Follow M-50 south 5 miles to 84th St., turn left.

2934 68th St. SE Caledonia, MI 49316 616-868-7229 orchardhillfarmmarket.com Children of all ages enjoy visiting our farm. Children’s parties and school tours by appointment. Bee Hive under glass. Farm animals, free hayrides on fall weekends, scarecrow making, child’s spook house, Corn Maze & nature trail in our woods. Farm theme minature golf course. Hours: Year-round, 9am-6pm, daily. Directions: US-131 to 68th St. Exit, then 4 miles east to farm. 1 1/2 miles east of Kalamazoo Ave. 1/2 mile west of Hannah Lake Ave.

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CASNOVIA Snappy Apple Farm Market

961 Newaygo Rd. Casnovia, MI 49318 616-675-7354 Facebook/SnappyAppleFarmMarket Snappy Apple Farm Market features all Michigan produce, including homegrown apples and peaches. Snappy Apple is known for their delicious cider slushies and large homemade caramel apples, which are a local favorite. Now offering

donuts, along with local honey, jam, maple syrup, pickled asparagus and popcorn, and a wide variety of pumpkins: gourds, mini and decorative pumpkins. Hours: Mid-Aug-Nov: Mon, Wed,

Thurs, Fri: 10am-5:30pm; Sat: 10am5pm; Sun: 11am-5:30pm. Directions: Located on corner of M-37 and 46.

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Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farm

7850 14 Mile Rd. NE Cedar Springs, MI 49319 616-863-3337 deertracksjunction.com Deer Tracks Junction is all about family, animals, and fun! Hang out with piglets, goats, camels, bunnies, and more. Huge play areas and homemade ice cream. New this year Michigan’s only drive thru safari: Site 57 Safari. Come experience the wild – up close and personal – feeding the animals and fun surprises! Hours: Vary by season, always check website for up-to-date details. Directions: US-131 to Exit 101 (M-57 Exit), east 5 miles.

2706 E. Stevenson Lake Rd. Clare, MI 48617 517-749-4866 rooftopreindeer.com Feed Santa’s real live reindeer! Pet one of Rooftop Landing’s gentle reindeer and take your own photos. Climb the spiral staircase to “Elf Landing”. Santa is here from mid-November on. Gift shop, wagon rides, Christmas cookies, and hot cocoa. Fresh donuts all day. Have your photo taken in Santa’s sleigh and send a letter to Santa, too! Hours: Nov-Dec: Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 11am-5pm. Also open the Friday after Thanksgiving. Directions: 2.5 miles south of Clare, Misson Rd. to Stevenson Lake Rd.

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WEST-CENTRAL MICHIGAN COOPERSVILLE Gavin Orchards LLC 16495 40th Ave. Coopersville, MI 49404 616-837-6472 gavinorchards.com

Families welcome. U-Pick cherries only, early July. Peaches and apples sold already-picked. Bridge and credit cards accepted. Hours: July-Oct: Mon-Sat, 9am-6pm, Sun, 12pm-5pm. Directions: I-96 West to Exit 19, 48th Ave., halfway between Grand Rapids and Muskegon.

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COMSTOCK PARK Krupp Farms

8025 Krupp Ave. NE Comstock Park, MI 49321 616-887-8271 kruppfarms.com

Centennial family-owned and operated farm. Established in 1916. Strawberries and raspberries, already picked and U-Pick. Call to order picked berries. Restrooms available, petting zoo and ice cream shoppe. Debit and Bridge cards welcome.

1858 South Maple Island Rd. Fremont, MI 49412 231-854-3276 heritagefarmmarket.com Family-owned and operated market since 1971. Pressed apple cider from September 15-November 15 for over 40 years at the Market. Bakery features apple cider slushies, caramel apples, fresh donuts. fudge, muffins, and pies. U-Pick pumpkin patch, “I Spy” hayrides, corn maze. Looking to host a wedding reception, annual meeting, birthday party? Ask about event barn! Many packages are available. Hours: May-Nov: 10am-6pm. Directions: Take I-96 W to US-31 N toward Ludington. Take Exit 118 for M-120 toward Fremont. Stay on M-120 N for 20 miles and the destination will be on the east side.

Hours: Visit website for hours. Directions: 3 miles east of M-37 or 3 miles west of US-131 off 10 Mile Rd.

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Grand Haven Farmers Market

Ed Dunneback & Girls Farm Market

301 N. Harbor Dr. Grand Haven, MI 49417 616-842-4910 grandhavenchamber.org/farmersmarkets Enjoy this destination market located downtown Grand Haven just minutes from Main Street. Enjoy a wide selection of seasonal produce, fresh cut flowers, eggs, bread, beef jerky, kettle corn, donuts and fresh brewed coffee! Hours: May: Sat, 8am-1pm; June-Oct: Wed and Sat, 8am-1pm. Directions: Located under the canopy in the Chinook Pier Parking Lot.

3025 Six Mile Rd. Grand Rapids, MI 49544 616-784-0058 dunnebackgirls.com

Fifth generation family farm on the northwest side of Grand Rapids. Fresh produce, sweet treats, farmto-table lunch, gifts, and Michiganmade products. Home to Pink Barrel Cellars offering beer, wine, and hard cider. Plenty of indoor and outdoor seating; Biergarten, playground, and farm animals. U-Pick asparagus, strawberries, cherries, apples, and pumpkins in season, Live music, events, and festivals. Hours: Open year-round. See website for updated hours and calendar of activities.

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Directions: Approx. 10 minutes northwest of Downtown Grand Rapids US-131 north to I-96 west to Fruit Ridge Ave. Exit 26, go north 3 miles to 6 Mile Rd., turn east on 6 Mile Rd. for 1.25 miles to farm.


WEST-CENTRAL MICHIGAN Fryear’s Little Red Market

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6778 Fruit Ridge NW Grand Rapids, MI 49544 616-784-2730 Facebook/FryearsLittleRedMarket Fryear’s Little Red Market has been owned and operated by the Fryear family for over 100 years and features a wide variety of vegetables & fruits, including apples, Bartlett and Bosc pears and tomatoes, pickling cucumbers, sweet corn, peppers and more. Apples varieties include: Honeycrisp, Fuji, Northern Spy, Jonagold, Evercrisp, Cameo, etc. Bridge cards, Project Fresh, Visa, Mastercard accepted. Hours: July-Oct: Mon-Fri, 9am-7pm, Sat, 9am-6pm; Mid Sept-Oct: Sun, 12pm-5pm. Directions: I-96 to Fruit Ridge Exit, north on Fruit Ridge to 8 Mile Rd.

Hill Bros. Orchards & Cider Mill

6159 Peach Ridge NW Grand Rapids, MI 49544 616-784-2767 hillbrosorchards.com Family owned and operated since 1843. Award-winning apple cider made on the farm and available yearround. Apples in season. Hours: Open year-round: Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm; Sat, 9am-5pm. Directions: M-37 to 7 Mile Rd. west 3 miles, turn north on Peach Ridge, first farm on west side of road.

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WEST-CENTRAL MICHIGAN Moelker Orchards and Farm Market

9265 Kenowa Ave. SW Grand Rapids, MI 49534 616-453-2585 moelkerorchards.com Visit this Centennial Farm for homegrown apples, peaches, pears, plums, sweet corn, U-Pick cherries, apples and pumpkins. Old Bell Bakery (donuts, pies, fudge and cookies), school tours, horse-drawn wagon rides (Saturdays in October), cider, honey, maple syrup, fruit salsas and jams. Hours: July-Dec: Mon-Sat, 7:30am5:30pm. Directions: From Grand Rapids, take I-196 to Exit 70 (Grandville/Walker), turn right at the light (1.7 miles to Riverbend Dr.), go west on Riverbend to Kenowa Ave, then right on Kenowa to our farm.

Trapp’s Berry Farm

3142 4 Mile Road NE Grand Rapids, MI 49525 616-361-5567 robinettes.com Family owned & operated fruit farm since 1911. Fresh donuts, cider mill, bakery, homemade fudge, maple syrup, corn maze and jumping pillow. Winery features hard cider and a variety of Michigan wines. Tasting bar and gift shop. Horse drawn hayrides on weekends in the fall. Join us for lunch! Hours: Open year-round, varies with seasons. Please call ahead. Directions: 4 miles north of I-96 at M-44 and 4 Mile Rd. NE in Grand Rapids.

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Nelson’s Farm Market

Rennhack Orchards Market

469 W. 112th St. Grant, MI 49327 231-834-8441 nelsonsfarmmarket.com A family owned farm and market, growing a variety of fruits and vegetables: asparagus, strawberries, cherries, peaches, plums, pears, 19 varieties of apples, sweet corn, cabbage, squash and pumpkins. U-Pick strawberries, cherries, raspberries and pumpkins. Bakery has donuts, long johns, pies, muffins, etc. Delicious apple cider slushies. Hours: May-Dec: Mon-Sat, 9am-6pm, Sun, Noon-5pm; Jan-April: Wed-Sat, 9am-5:30pm. Directions: 35 miles north of Grand Rapids. One mile north of Grant, corner of M-37 and 112th St.

3731 W. Polk Rd. Hart, MI 49420 231-873-7523 rennhackmarket.com Rennhack Orchards grows it for you and makes gift baskets too! Specializing in SweeTango, Honeycrisp and Evercrisp apples, sweet and tart cherries, peaches, apricots, sweet corn and tomatoes. Large selection of Michigan made products. Shipping available. Paved accessible parking lot. Hours: Jun 11-Oct 31, Mon-Sat, 9am-6pm; Nov 2-Dec 23, Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm. Directions: 1 mile east of US-31, Exit 149.

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WEST-CENTRAL MICHIGAN Up North Farm Market and Petting Barn

3890 W. Monroe Rd. Hart, MI 49420 231-301-8601 Facebook/upnorthfarmmarket

Free Petting Barn! Enjoy lunch, a glass of beer or wine while watching the kids meet the family farm animals, including alpacas, llamas, Kune Kune pigs, sheep, goats, mini horses, rabbits, and donkeys. Perfect for family outings, birthday parties, and more. Market features local produce in season, baked goods, panini sandwiches, soups, gifts, beer, wine, and much more! Hours: Mon-Sat 11am-7pm & Sun 11am-5pm. Check Facebook for daily hours.

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Directions: US-31 North to Monroe Rd. Exit Pentwater, turn right on Monroe, market is on the left.

HUDSONVILLE DeLange’s Redberry Farm

Robinette’s Apple Haus & Winery

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5723 Port Sheldon Rd. Hudsonville, MI 49426 616-875-6026 redberryfarm.info DeLanges’ Redberry Farm is a family farm that raises strawberries in June and raspberries in August to October, all grown with a minimum of synthetic sprays and an emphasis on a balanced and healthy environment. Fruit is available both pick-your-own and ready picked at our farm. Hours: June-Oct: Mon-Sat, hours vary. Please check website daily. Directions: On Port Sheldon Rd., 3 miles west of Hudsonville, north side of road.

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Farmhaus Cider Co.

5025 Stanton St. Hudsonville, MI 49426 616-723-7087 farmhauscider.com Visiting Farmhaus Cider provides a unique experience unlike anywhere else. Producers of authentic and creative ciders, hidden down a country road at a 150 year old family farm this place can’t be missed! Relax in the outdoor Cidergarten or new indoor tasting room and enjoy the handcrafted goodness made using all local ingredients and be sure to take some home! Hours: Open year-round. Check website for seasonal hours. Directions: Easy to find! Located only two miles from Grand Valley State University and just 20 minutes from downtown Grand Rapids. From Grand Rapids, take Lake Michigan Dr. to 48th Ave. and turn left. Go 2.5 miles down 48th to Stanton St. and turn right. Go .3 miles to 5025 Stanton on the right.

Post Family Farm LLC

5081 Bauer Rd. Hudsonville, MI 49426 616-669-1964 postfamilyfarm.com Family-owned and operated farm. An 80-acre reminder of life’s simple pleasures. Open to general public for fall fun. Our beautiful facility can also be reserved for weddings, school tours, birthday parties, private hayrides, square dancing, line dancing, sleigh rides, Christmas parties, corporate picnics, youth events and more. Hours: Call or visit our website for seasonal hours. Closed Sun. Directions: Located 3 1/2 miles south of GVSU. From I-196, exit at 32nd Ave./Hudsonville. North on 32nd/ Balsam/28th Ave. to Bauer Rd., west for 3 1/4 miles to farm.

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WEST-CENTRAL MICHIGAN KENT CITY Fruit Ridge Hayrides

Critter Barn

Hanulcik Farm Market 1425 State Rd. (M-66) Ionia, MI 48846 616-527-3630 farm-grown.com Nothing beats homegrown strawberries, peaches and apples from this 3rd generation family farm. Fresh-picked and U-Pick strawberries. Vintage and new apple varieties, including Northern Spy, Macintosh, and Honeycrisp. Local honey, maple syrup, homegrown squash, sunflowers, and pumpkin patch. U-Pick apples and peaches weekends during harvest at 740 Dildine Rd. in Ionia. Peaches and plums start early August. Hours: Open during harvest season, June & Aug-Oct: Please call for seasonal hours. Directions: 1.5 miles north of M-21 on North State Rd. (M-66) in Ionia at the corner of Dildine Rd. Via I-96, take Exit 67, follow M-66 north.

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IONIA

11966 Fruit Ridge Ave. Kent City, MI 49330 616-887-5052 fruitridgehayrides.com Horse-drawn hayrides in the heart of orchard country. U-Pick pumpkins and apples, homemade donuts and award-winning cider. 10-acre corn maze with GPS tracking game, pony rides, children’s activities, petting zoo and farm fun for the whole family, great for school groups and parties. Hours: Sept-Oct: Sat, 10am-9pm, Sun, 10am-5pm. Also Fridays in October, 5pm-9pm. Directions: I-96 to Exit 26, Fruit Ridge Ave. Go north 11 miles to farm. From the Lake shore take Sternberg E. to Fruit Ridge, turn north (left) 1 1/2 miles or Apple Ave. E to Fruit Ridge, turn south (right) 2 1/2 miles.


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Petersen’s Vegetable Corner 4891 W. McBride Rd. Lakeview, MI 48850 989-330-3711 Facebook/PetersensVegetableCorner A small vegetable farm where vegetables are harvested by hand daily during the season. Come on over for some fresh asparagus, green beans, sweet corn and much more. Check out the pumpkin patch in the fall or stop by for a picture in the sunflower field. Hours: May-Oct: Mon-Sat, 10am6pm. Directions: South of M-46 on M-91 to Kendaville Rd. East four miles, south one mile, then east 1/8 mile.

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11999 Cascade Road Lowell, MI 49331 616-897-6707 heidisfarmstand.com Open for the full Michigan growing season, May-Dec, Starting with asparagus and ending with Christmas trees. Featuring Heidi’s homegrown vegetables and locally grown fruit. The fall season is a favorite with a corn maze and large pumpkin patch. Full-line bakery (bread, donuts, pies) provides treats the whole season. Hours: May 1-Dec 24: Mon-Sat, 6:30am-6pm, Closed Sun; Special October hours: Mon-Thurs, 6:30am6pm, Fri-Sat, 6:30am-10pm. Directions: I-96 Exit 52, 1/2 mile north on Alden Nash (M-50), corner of Cascade Rd. and Alden Nash.

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WEST-CENTRAL MICHIGAN Painted Turtle Hard Cider

3550 Alden Nash Ave. NE Lowell, MI 49331 616-897-3182 paintedturtlehardcider.com Experience orchard-to-glass craft cider made from the apples grown on this 5th generation family farm. Also enjoy the tasting room located at the Red Barn Market. Hours: Open all year. Directions: North of Lowell, near

Murray Lake. Take Lincoln Lake Rd. NE to Four Mile Rd NE. Go west one mile on Four Mile Rd. NE. Curve south onto Alden Nash Ave. NE. Market on east.

Christofferson Farms 3441 S. Morton Rd. Ludington, MI 49431 231-233-5281

Facebook/ChristoffersonFarms

Small friendly family farm. Fruit is U-Pick or already picked. We raise very tasty tree-ripened fruit and sell generous portions at a reasonable price. We are always striving to add new varieties of fruit. We offer golf carts, if needed. We stress cleanliness and use IPM practices in the orchards. Families welcome! Hours: July 1-Oct 15: Tue-Sat, 9am-5pm; Sun, noon-3pm. Closed Mondays. Directions: Exit US-31 on Pere Marquette (Old US-31) to Chauvez Rd., then east to Morton Rd, south 3/4 mile to farm, red brick house on west side.

Red Barn Market

3550 Alden Nash Ave. NE Lowell, MI 49331 616-987-3182 redbarnmarket.biz

Open all year! Farm market features 5th generation family grown apples, seasonal produce, farm store, ice cream parlor, café and Painted Turtle Hard Cider Tasting Room. Also enjoy the hands-on BarnYard petting farm and U-Pick apples, pumpkins and sunflowers; as well as festivals, field trips and more!

Hours: Open all year. Directions: North of Lowell, near Murray Lake. Take Lincoln Lake Rd. NE to Four Mile Rd NE. Go west one mile on Four Mile Rd. NE. Curve south onto Alden Nash Ave. NE. Market on east. Petersen’s Vegetable Corner

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Always check with the farm before bringing along your four-legged family members. It’s often best to leave them at home.

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NEW ERA

Weesies Brothers Farms, Inc.

Country Dairy 3476 S. 80th Ave. New Era, MI 49446 231-861-4636 countrydairy.com Country Dairy bottles milk from their own cows and they also make ice cream, butter and cheese. They offer tours to the public Monday through Saturday from Memorial Day through Labor Day, see the new Robotic milking system, pet calves, and see cows. Country Dairy also has an onsite restaurant, ice cream shop, and gifts. Hours: Jan-Feb: 8am-5pm; Mar-Dec: 7am-8pm. Check website for up-todate hours. Directions: Halfway between Muskegon and Ludington, 2 miles east of Hwy. 31 on Hwy. 20, Exit 140, north ½ mile on Oceana Dr.

3265 W. Fruitvale Rd. Montague, MI 49437 231-894-4742 weesies.com Weesies is a fourth generation family farm growing annuals, perennials, sweet corn, pumpkin and gourds. Besides the main garden in Montague, Weesies also has garden centers in Spring Lake, Hart and Manistee. Each garden center offers a great selection of green goods and garden supplies. Every year in October, Weesies offers a fun children’s activity featuring Spookley the Square Pumpkin. Come experience the fun! Hours: See website for seasonal hours. Directions: Exit Fruitvale Rd. from US-31. East on Fruitvale. Garden Center is less than one half mile.

Lewis Adventure Farm & Zoo

4180 West M-20 New Era, MI 49446 231-861-5730 visitlewisfarms.com A full day of fun awaits on this 5th generation family farm where we grow Fruit, Fun, & Memories! Get up close and personal with over 75 animals in the largest, cleanest petting zoo in the area. Enjoy engaging activities for all ages. Shop the market for gifts and flavors of the farm. Visit website or Facebook for full details. Hours: May-Oct: Open daily. Directions: US-31 to New Era Exit 140, go east 1/4 mile, on left side.

Farmhaus Cider Co.

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WEST-CENTRAL MICHIGAN SEARS Morgan Composting Inc.

Morgan Composting

Trapp’s Berry Farm

7820 Tiffany Ave. NE

Rockford, MI 49341

616-874-5935 trappsberryfarm.com

U-Pick fall raspberries, raw honey, cut flowers, various seasonal fruits and vegetables with pumpkins rounding out the season. Hours: Aug-Oct: Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri, 9am-6pm: Sat, 9am-5pm; Sun, 1-5pm; Closed Wednesdays and Labor Day. Hours will change Oct 1st - call for new hours. Directions: From

Lewis Adventure Farm & Petting Zoo

Rockford, take 10 Mile Rd. 7 miles east to Tiffany, turn right (south) and go for 3/4 mile.

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ROCKFORD

4353 US-10 Sears, MI 49679 231-734-2451 dairydoo.com Morgan Composting is a family business that started as a solution to a manure mangagement problem on their dairy farm. It didn’t take long to realize their special compost blend could have a major impact on soil health. Now, the cows have been sold and an organic DAIRY DOO composting operation remains where they create organic fertilizers and potting soils. Hours: Dec-Mar: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm, Sat, 8am-4pm; April-Nov: Mon-Sat, 8am-6pm. Closed Sunday except during hunting (bow) season. Check website or Facebook page for details. Directions: East of Evart on US-10.


WEST-CENTRAL MICHIGAN SPARTA Klenk Orchards Inc.

3888 10 Mile Rd. Sparta, MI 49345 616-262-0834 Facebook/Klenk-Orchards-Inc

U-Pick and already-picked sweet cherries. Easy picking for the entire family. Picnic area available. Hours: Late June-Early July: Mon-Sat, 8am-7pm, Sun, 10am-5pm. Directions: SE Corner of 10 Mile Rd. and Fruitridge Ave.

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Schwallier’s Country Basket

1185 Nine Mile Rd. Sparta, MI 49345 616-785-9896 schwalliers.com U-Pick raspberries, apples and pumpkins, cider, hot fresh donuts, caramel apples, jams, honey and pies. Farm animals, goat ramp and straw mountain. Wagon rides and cow train are available on weekends! Hours: Aug 15-Nov 1: Mon-Fri, 7am6pm, Sat & Sun, 9am-6pm. Directions: Five miles north of Alpine, I-96 Exit. Located NW of Grand Rapids on corner of M-37 (Alpine) and Nine Mile Rd. Four miles south of Sparta.

SPRING LAKE Spring Lake Farm and Garden Market

225 E. Exchange St. Spring Lake, MI 49456 616-842-4910 grandhavenchamber.org/farmersmarkets Enjoy this open air market featuring seasonal produce, fresh cut flowers, plants, breads, jams, jellies, kettle corn, garden items and more! Hours: Jun-mid-Oct: Thurs, 9am2pm. Directions: Located in Harvest Bible Chapel Parking Lot.

HANDS-ON FUN AND LEARNING AT A REAL FARM!

www.critterbarn.org 616-748-1110 in Zeeland, MI

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WEST-CENTRAL MICHIGAN ZEELAND

Anderson & Girls Orchards & Gifts

Critter Barn 9275 Adams St. Zeeland, MI 49464 616-748-1110 critterbarn.org Critter Barn gives visitors an up close and personal experience with the farm. Hold a chick, feed a goat, pet a cow! Learn about farming, animal care, and raising food. School field trips, seasonal events, summer camps, public visiting. Hands-on Fun! Real farm experiences! 501c3 non-profit organization. MAEAP Verified. Summer 2021 - Moving to 2950 80th Ave., Zeeland - check website for info! Hours: Open all year: Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm. Check website or call for winter hours. Directions: From Grand Rapids, US196 to Exit 52 Holland/Adams, go east one mile. From Holland, US-31 take 16th St., go east 3 miles.

2985 N. Sheridan Rd. Stanton, MI 48888 989-831-4228 andersonandgirls.com Looking for a fun place to bring the kids and enjoy the fresh air? Anderson & Girls Orchards offers a relaxing time on a working farm. While you’re here, don’t forget to check out the bakery and ice cream shop. The whole family will enjoy the free petting zoo. Limited U-Pick apples and strawberries. Visit website for details. Hours: Apr and Nov: 9am-5pm, daily; May-Oct, 9am-6pm, daily. Directions: 3 miles north of Stanton or 5 miles south of M-46 on M-66.

Christofferson Farms

WEST OLIVE Reenders Blueberry Farms 9981 West Olive Rd. US-31 West Olive, MI 49460 616-842-5238 reendersblueberryfarms.com Have “Family Fun on the Farm” as you pick your own blueberries or ready picked, picnic tables, rest rooms, pop, antique building, processing tours and snacks. Hours: July-Sept: U-Pick: 8am5:30pm; Store: 8am-6pm, daily. Closed Sun. Directions: On US-31 west side 6 miles south of Grand Haven, 11 miles north of Holland 1 1/2 miles south of M-45, Lake Michigan Dr.

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Woodland Enterprises, Inc. 10821 Pierce St. Zeeland, MI 49464 616-875-8853 woodlandberries.com Family-owned and operated since 1957, you’ll find some of the earliest farm fresh blueberries in the area. Great U-Pick and quality ready-picked blueberries available. Please call in advance to place ready-picked orders. Farm marketers: inquiries welcome. Honey, jams and frozen blueberries available year-round while supplies last. MAEAP Verified. Hours: Seasonal hours, please check website. Directions: Pierce St. between 112th and 104th, one mile south of M-45.

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EAST-CENTRAL MICHIGAN ALMONT Blake’s Backyard Almont 5590 VanDyke Almont, MI 48003 810-798-3251 blakefarms.com

Conveniently located on Van Dyke, Blake’s Backyard is our newly renovated multi-purpose retail location. Enjoy your favorite Blake’s Hard Cider or craft beer while snacking on your favorite Cider Mill favorites on the patio. Shop our greenhouse and nursery featuring Blake’s own apple trees, fresh greenery and flowers or shop for fresh homegrown fruits and vegetables inside the market.

Hours: April-Nov: 8am-6pm daily. Directions: Located on M-53 between Romeo and Almont, just south of Almont.

Peacock Road Family Farm

Brookwood Fruit Farm

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7845 Bordman Rd. Almont, MI 48003 810-798-8312 brookwoodfruitfarm.com 50 varieties of apples available August through April. U-Pick tart cherries in July with free pitting. Peaches, cider, bakery, pears, pumpkins, honey, and tours. Hours: Aug-April: 9am-5pm, daily. Directions: 6 miles north of Romeo on M-53, right (east) 1/2 mile on Bordman Rd., 38 Mile Rd.

Choose and Cut Christmas trees at Peacock Road Family Farm

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EAST-CENTRAL MICHIGAN BEAVERTON The Wild Pumpkin

5799 Beaverton Rd. Beaverton, MI 48612 989-941-9562 thewildpumpkin.com The Wild Pumpkin is a must-see stop in mid-Michigan, featuring 16 varieties of pumpkins! Feed the ponies, goats, sheep, and more at the animal petting farm. Enjoy a wagon ride and get lost in the Mighty Maize, 10-acre corn maze. Seasonal farm store offers eggs and farm-made, small batch fruit jams. Salted caramel donuts, in season. Admission fee. Hours: Sept-Oct: Mon-Fri, Noon7pm, Sat and Sun, 10am-7pm. Directions: Located between Midland and Mt. Pleasant, north of US-10 at the Coleman Exit.

EAGLE Huhn Strawberry Farm

11262 S. Tallman Rd. Eagle, MI 48822 517-626-6608 huhnstrawberryfarm.com

Hours: Early June-early July: 7:30 a.m. until dark, daily. Picking dates vary each year. Call for availability before June 8 and after July 1. Directions: Northwest of Lansing, I-96 to Exit 86 (Wright Rd.), north 3 miles to Howe Rd., west 1 mile to Tallman Rd., north 1/2 mile to field.

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FLINT Flint Farmers Market

300 E. First St. Flint, MI 48502 810-232-1399 flintfarmersmarket.com Year-round public market. 30-50 outside businesses during the summer. 50 inside businesses during winter months. EBT/Bridge Cards accepted. Hours: Open year-round: Tues, Thurs, and Sat: 9am-5pm. Directions: New Market is in downtown Flint. From I-475, Exit 9, go west on Second St., one block from the expressway. From I-69, North on Saginaw St., toward downtown, go 7 blocks east, two blocks to market. Detailed directions available on the market website.

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Friendly people, delicious strawberries and family fun! Note: The weather and number of customers on any given day may require an early closure, so check Facebook or call just prior to leaving, especially if you are driving a long distance to make sure we are open. For updated info call 517-626-6608, for orders or to talk to someone call or text 517-930-4333.

Leaman’s Green Applebarn


EAST-CENTRAL MICHIGAN FLUSHING Flushing Farms

7096 Gillette Rd. Flushing, MI 48433 810-269-6115 flushingfarms.com

Flushing Farms is a family-friendly destination for fun. Offering three corn mazes, a pumpkin patch, inflatable obstacle courses and bounce houses, a barrel train, hayrides, cider and donuts, as well as a petting zoo, picnic facilities, walking trails, bonfires, and more. Hours: Sept-Nov: Mon-Thurs, 6-9pm, Fri, 6-10pm, Sat, 10am-10pm, Sun, noon-9pm. Check website for dates. Directions: From I-75, use Exit 126 for Mount Morris Rd. Go west on Mount Morris Rd. five miles to Gillette Rd. Turn left, go 0.8 mile. Entrance is on the left.

Uncle John’s Cider Mill

FORT GRATIOT Simpson Family Farm

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4197 Carrigan Rd. Fort Gratiot, MI 48059 810-531-9802 Facebook/simpsonfamilyfarmllc

Come enjoy an afternoon in the country at Simpson’s family-friendly U-Pick farm, located near the beaches of Lake Huron. Featuring a variety of fresh vegetables, flowers, and herbs, using all natural, organic practices, no harmful chemicals or pesticides. U-Pick vegetables, including pick-yourown tomatoes, cukes, beets, corn, & more! Fresh eggs, pork, and chicken year-round. Picnic tables, play area and camping. Hours: July-Oct: Sun-Sat, sunrise to sunset. Directions: I-69/I-94 to Port Huron, north on M-25 to M-136, north on State Rd., west on Carrigan Rd. The farm is 1/2 mile down Carrigan. Kohl Farms

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Built on tradition. Made for memories. Take a step back in time and visit a working historical farm or get lost in a corn maze. End your day with a trip to the farmer’s market. Find your way at frankenmuth.org michiganfarmfun.com

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EAST-CENTRAL MICHIGAN FRANKENMUTH Frankenmuth Corn Maze at Weiss Centennial Farm

5450 Weiss Rd. Frankenmuth, MI 48734 989-652-8748 weisscentennialfarm.com Weiss Centennial Farm welcomes families, groups, schools! Visit five acre corn maze with more than 2.5 miles of trails, three viewing bridges, and lots of interactive games! Real cows, real farm, real fun, REALLY! See Johann LELY, our milking robot and pet calves. Check out tractors & farm equipment. Hours: Sept 24-Oct 31, 2021: Fri:

6-10pm, Sat, noon-10pm, Sun, noon7pm. For weekday visits, call ahead to schedule your class, group or family.

Directions: From I-75 Exit 144: Take Dixie Hwy. 2.7 miles to Junction Rd. Junction Rd. 2.5 miles to Weiss Rd, turn north. Half mile to farm and Corn Maze. Directions also available at the Visitors Center in Frankenmuth!

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Bavarian Inn Restaurant

- Proudly supports Michigan farms and all our farmers. - Thank you for providing our guests with fresh local products! - We are proud to be one of the top users of Michigan grown products.

Frankenmuth Farmers Market 534 North Main St. Frankenmuth, MI 48734 989-607-9214

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The Frankenmuth Farmers Market is a one-of-a-kind campus featuring a Market Pavilion hosting up to 50 fresh food and artisanal vendors during Market hours, a 24-hour Incubator Kitchen for culinary entrepreneurs to prepare commercially saleable goods or artisanal baked items in unique wood-fired brick oven, a Farm Store offering products year-round and a Gathering Barn for special celebrations.

Hours: May 22-Oct 16: Sat, 8am-2pm: June 16-Aug 25: Wed, 3-6pm; June 25Aug 6: Fri, 7-11am. Directions: I-75 north to Exit 136,

turn left onto Birch Run Rd. Turn north on Gera Rd. and go approx. seven miles down on the right. Grandpa Tiny’s Farm

7775 Weiss St. Frankenmuth, MI 48734 989-652-5437 grandpatinysfarm.com

Located in Frankenmuth, this heritage farm has something for all ages. Learn about and pet the farm animals, feed the fowl, and check out the history of this working farm. Seasonal fun includes the sunflower U-Pick during the Frankenmuth Flower Festival, pumpkin U-Pick and cider & donuts in the fall. During the winter, there are even reindeer to visit up close! Hours: April: Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm; May-Oct: Wed-Sun, 10am-5pm; NovDec: Special Event Weekends. Please check Facebook for updated events, closures and hours. Directions: Exit I-75 at 183 Birch Run and keep heading east. Left onto M-83. Located at the southern tip of Frankenmuth, just east of Bronner’s Christmas Store.

713 S. Main St., Frankenmuth MI 48734

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EAST-CENTRAL MICHIGAN FREELAND Leaman’s Green Applebarn

7475 River Rd. Freeland, MI 48623 989-695-2465 greenapplebarn.com Centennial family farm. School and group tours, U-Pick apples (September), children’s play area with mazes (fall), cider mill, donuts, baked goods, homemade pies, wreaths and grave blankets (late fall). Check our website for special weekend events, craft show and Christmas events. Hours: Hours vary with season. Directions: Half mile south of Freeland Rd. Three miles north of Tittabawassee Rd.

Russell Blueberry Farm and Book Barn

Russell Blueberry Farm and Book Barn

GLADWIN Gladwin Farmers Market 200 N. State St. Gladwin, MI 48624 989-426-9231 gladwin.org/farmers_market/index Seasonal farmers market featuring 2025 vendors providing bedding plants and annual flowers in spring, hoop house-grown salad greens, vegetables, and other products as season progresses. Crafts and value-added products, such as honey, maple syrup, baked goods, eggs and meat. Hours: Mid-May-mid-Oct: Sat, 9am1pm. Directions: Located in the pavilion on N. State St., one block north of Cedar Ave. (M-61) in downtown Gladwin.

Indigo Lavender Farms

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11895 Frost Rd. Freeland, MI 48623 989-781-2859 russellblueberry.com If you are living in mid-Michigan or are traveling near by, Russell’s Blueberry Farm and Book Barn is the best place to get fresh, delicious blueberries. Featuring U-Pick, ready-picked, and frozen blueberries. Mouth-watering blueberry pies and muffins, baked daily, specially made ice cream, and delicious preserves. 10-acre lake, picnic tables, and swings for your enjoyment and relaxation. Hours: July 4th-Labor Day: Mon-Sun, 8am-8pm. Directions: 2.4 miles north and 1/2 mile west of M-46 and M-52 Junction.


EAST-CENTRAL MICHIGAN GOODRICH Porter’s Orchard

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The Fruitful Orchard & Cider Mill

5740 W. M-61 Gladwin, MI 48624 989-426-3971 michiganappleorchard.com Family activities available on weekends: hayrides, live cider pressing, U-Pick apples. Come enjoy fresh baked goods daily including pies, donuts, breads, rolls and cider slushies. Annual Fall Harvest Festival with petting zoo, Sept. 24 & 25, 2021, 8am-5:30pm. Like us on Facebook. Located next door to The Merry Hearted Cidery. Hours: Aug 26-Nov 24, 2021: MonSat, 8am-5:30pm. Closed Sun. Directions: Located between Gladwin and Harrison on M-61.

12060 Hegel Rd. Goodrich, MI 48438 810-636-7156 portersorchard.com Visit Porters Orchard for great family fun. Country store, picnic and play area, petting farm and no admission fee! Try a free sample of our awardwinning apple cider! We offer wagon rides to the U-Pick apples and pumpkins, as well as the corn maze. Our cider and donuts are to die for! Hours: Aug-Dec: Mon-Sat, 9am6pm, Sun, noon-6pm. Directions: 1 1/2 miles east of M-15 on East Hegel Rd. 7 miles south of I-69 and 17 miles north of I-75.

The Merry Hearted Cidery

5740 W. M-61 Gladwin, MI 48624 989-578-2225 localhardcider.com Local hard ciders produced from apples grown at our orchard, The Fruitful Orchard & Cider Mill. Located in the new building north of the orchard store and bakery. Visit Facebook for up to the minute information regarding times and days open. Located next door to The Fruitfull Orchard & Cider Mill. Hours: Sat, 11am-7pm. Days and hours vary based on time of year. Open most Saturdays. Directions: Located between Gladwin and Harrison on M-61.

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EAST-CENTRAL MICHIGAN IMLAY CITY Indigo Lavender Farms 631 N. Van Dyke Imlay City, MI 48444 810-417-0909 indigolavender.com

The farm started in 2015 with 4,000 lavender plants and has grown to 23 acres and over 14,000 lavender plants. Everything is all natural, there are no chemicals used on the plants. The farm gift shop is open year-round and is open for U-Pick Lavender July-August. Photo sessions, weddings, tours, events and more are all available. Pre-sale Lavender plants start in April. Go to their website or Facebook for up-to-date information on events. Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri and Sat, 10 am-5pm; Thurs, 10am-7pm, Sun, noon-5pm. Directions: From I-69, head north 3 miles on Van Dyke. The farm is on the west side of Van Dyke, just north of Cedar St.

ITHACA 1418 E. Center St. Ithaca, MI 48847 989-875-2775 applebarrelcidermill.com Rustic decorated store with fresh donuts daily. Season starts with beautiful hanging baskets and seasonal produce. Homemade pies and fudge. Gift shop with local crafts and honey. Watch us make cider in the fall. Hours: Jan-Aug and Nov-Dec: MonSat, 7:30am-5:30pm; Sept-Oct: MonSat 7:30am-6:00pm. Directions: US-127 Ithaca Exit 117 west side of expressway behind Subway and Auto Value.

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JEDDO McCallum’s Orchard and Cider Mill

5697 Harris Rd. Jeddo, MI 48032 810-327-6394 mccallumsorchard.com Visit St. Clair County’s last historical, 80-acre orchard, since 1931. U-Pick and We-Pick, in season: Over 40 varieties of apples, cherries, peaches, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, apricots, grapes. Pumpkin patch, sunflower maze, corn maze, wagon rides, kids play zone, animals, market and store, fresh-pressed cider, famous donuts, asparagus, weekend events, festivals, field and school trips. Wine made from fruit grown on the farm. Hours: Seasonal hours, 9am-5pm. Directions: Going North from Fort Gratiot Walmart, travel M-25(Lakeshore Rd.) north 7 miles along the lake to Harris, then turn left 3 miles to the Orchard.

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Apple Barrel Cider Mill

Grandpa Tiny’s Farm


EAST-CENTRAL MICHIGAN LAINGSBURG Peacock Road Family Farm

11854 Peacock Rd. Laingsburg, MI 48848 517-651-9193 peacockrff.com Step back in time, relax and enjoy a day on the farm. Experience wagon rides, Peacock Express Train, Pioneer Cabin, one room school house and many more fun activities for the family. MAEAP Verified. Hours: Visit website for more information. Directions: Visit website.

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Flint Farmers Market

Frankenmuth Corn Maze

LINDEN Mueller’s Orchard and Cider Mill

6036 Lobdell Rd. Linden, MI 48451 810-735-7676 muellersorchardandcidermill.com Family-owned since 1941, fresh fruit, cider pressed and doughnuts made on site. Farm market, gift products with shipping available, plus a wedding and event barn. Hours: Sept-Nov: 9am-6pm, daily; 10am-5pm after daylight savings time starts. Directions: US-23, Exit 78, turn west, 2 miles until dead end at Linden Rd., turn south, 1/4 mile down on Linden Rd., west side.

MONTROSE Montrose Orchards

12473 Seymour Rd. Montrose, MI 48457 810-639-6971 montroseorchards.com Third generation farm featuring apples, pumpkins, blueberries, strawberries, and baked goods. Catering is offered year-round. U-Pick blueberries. Wedding venue. Hours: Call or visit website for hours as they vary with harvest. Closed Jan-May. Directions: I-75 to Exit 131 (M-57) west 6 miles to Seymour Rd., north 1 mile.

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EAST-CENTRAL MICHIGAN MT. PLEASANT Papa’s Pumpkin Patch & Country Farm Market

3909 S. Summerton Rd. Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 989-773-4345 Facebook/Papas-Pumpkin-Patch Papa’s Pumpkin Patch is Michigan’s premier recreational and educational farm for kids of all ages. Hayrides, wagon rides, corn maze, school tours, farm fresh produce, apples, pumpkins, donuts, jams/jellies, apple cider, sweet corn, and more. Hours: May-Oct 31: Check Facebook for details. Directions: 1 mile east of Mt. Pleasant at the corner of Broomfield and Summerton Rd.

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Schantz’s Blueberries 3541 S. Gleaner Rd. Saginaw, MI 48609 989-642-8892 Facebook/schantzblueberries Enjoy this family-owned and operated 10-acre blueberry farm in a peaceful country setting. Schantz’s familyfriendly farm offers more than 10 varieties of blueberries. Wander the patch and find your favorites or call and order them already picked. Hours: July-Aug: 8am-8pm, daily. Directions: One mile west of M-52 and 3 1/2 miles south of M-46.

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Johnson’s Giant Pumpkins, LLC 4715 N. Portsmouth Rd. Saginaw, MI 48601 989-752-3133 johnsonsgiantpumpkins.net Homemade donuts, apple cider, concessions, giant corn maze, mini and giant pumpkins, squash, crafts, school tours, catapult demos, horse rides, mini train rides, blacksmith, ropemaking, farm animals, birthday parties. Hours: Mid-Sept-Oct: 9am-7pm, daily. Directions: East of I-75 off Exit 151 (near Saginaw), 3 miles east to Portsmouth Rd., then 2 miles north to the farm.


EAST-CENTRAL MICHIGAN ST. JOHNS Andy T’s Farm Market & Bakery

3131 S. US Business 127 St. Johns, MI 48879 989-224-7674 andyts.com A country market offering our own home grown veggies, award winning sweet corn, Michigan grown fruit and scratch bakery. Experience a great wagon ride in the fall to our U-Pick fields, corn maze, goat mountain and much more. Hours: Apr-Oct: 8am-8pm, daily; Nov-Dec: 9am-7pm, daily. Directions: From Lansing, go north on US-127 to Price Rd. Exit, go west to Business 127, go north 3 miles. From Mount Pleasant go south on US-127 to St. Johns Exit, go south 5 miles on Business 127.

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Phillips Orchards & Cider Mill

1995 E. County Line Rd. St. Johns, MI 48879 989-292-5252 phillipsorchards.com Sixth generation family farm founded in 1852. Peaches, apples and cider made traditionally on a rack and cloth press. Crunchy cider donuts, cider slush, handmade pies, hard cider tasting room and great Made-inMichigan products. Visit the orchard during Sept-Oct. for horse drawn wagon rides, pick your own pumpkins and apples, and other fall fun. Hours: Open year-round. Call or

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Directions: NW corner of US-127, 8 miles north of St. Johns.

Uncle John’s Cider Mill and Fruit House Winery

8614 N. US-27 St. Johns, MI 48879 989-224-3686 ujcidermill.com During your visit to Uncle John’s, sample from over 20 award winning fruit, grape, dessert wines and our specialty hard cider! Winery, tasting room and seasonal entertainment. Hours: Hours: May-Aug: Thurs-Sun,

9am-6pm; Sept-Oct: 7 days a week, 9am-8pm; Nov-Dec: Call or check Facebook for hours.

Directions: Seven miles north of St. Johns on US-127. Driveway connects with the highway on the east side.

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EAST-CENTRAL MICHIGAN Wyrick’s Orchard

5600 E. Parks Rd. St. Johns, MI 48879 810-845-8517 Facebook/WyricksOrchard Wyrick’s Orchard is part of a fourth generation family farm that has been owned by the family for over 130 years. Featuring eighteen varieties of apples for sale in the fall at the orchard. Hours: Sept-Oct: Mon-Sat, 10am6pm, Sun, 12pm-6pm. Directions: Take M-21 5 miles east of St. Johns to St. Clair Rd., then 2 miles south on St. Clair Rd. to Parks Rd. 1/4 mile west on Parks Rd. to the orchard.

ST. LOUIS St. Louis Farmers Market

300 N. Mill St. St. Louis, MI 48880 989-620-0448 gratiotfarmersmarkets.com/st-louis

St. in the parking lot of the new St. Louis City Hall Building. Plenty of parking near downtown businesses.

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UNIONVILLE Kohl Farms

5775 Colwood Rd. Unionville, MI 48767 989-665-0925 kohlfarmsmi.com Kohl Farms is open in September and October for Fall Family Fun Corn Maze (Flashlight Maze and Haunted Mazes Saturdays in October), pumpkin patch plus yummy fall treats. Also open in November and December for holiday fresh outdoor decor (wreaths, garland, kissing balls, grave site items and pre-cut Christmas trees), indoor decor & gift items. Hours: Fall Family Fun: Sept-Oct: Fri, 10am-4pm; Sat & Sun, 10am-6pm; Flashlight and Haunted Mazes, check website. Christmas Season: Nov-Dec: Mon-Thurs, 9am-4pm, Fri & Sat, 9am5pm, Sun, noon-4pm. Directions: Located a few miles west of Gagetown. From south: M-81, turn north on Hurds Corner Rd., turn west (left) on Hobart Rd, down 3/4 mile.

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The St. Louis Farmers Market is a seasonal, outdoor market that offers produce, plants, flowers, baked goods, honey, crafts and more. Musical entertainment, cooking demonstrations and taste tests are offered throughout the season. The market accepts Bridge Cards, WIC and Senior Project FRESH Coupons, and also participates in Double Up Food Bucks and Prescription for Health Programs. Hours: June-Oct: Thurs, 2pm-6pm. Directions: Corner of Mill and Center

Leaman’s Green Applebarn


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SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN BARODA Hollywood Farms

7836 Hollywood Rd. Baroda, MI 49101 269-422-1229 hollywoodfarmsmarket.com Hollywood Farms is known for having some of the sweetest home-grown sweet corn around, growing over 50 acres and selling only the finest quality. Also offering many other home-grown vegetable, locally grown fruits, farmraised meats, and herd shares.

Hours: July-Sept: 9am-5:30pm, daily.

Directions: From Chicago: I-94, Exit 27, turn right then south on Hollywood Rd. 5 1/2 miles.

Shuler Dairy

10823 Date Rd. Baroda, MI 49101 269-326-0366 shulerdairyfarms.com Shuler Dairy Farms is a centennial, family dairy farm that loves sharing their history and love of animals with you. The cows now have the most upto-date facility. They are milked with robots and housed in the ultimate in cow comfort. Currently offering soft serve ice cream and a petting farm. Visitors are welcome! Hours: Tues-Sun, noon-7pm. Directions: Exit 16 off I-94. North on Red Arrow Hwy to the stop light. Turn right on Lake St. Follow Lake St. east out of Bridgman (2 miles) to Date Road. Turn Right on Date Rd. Look for the big blue barns.

BATTLE CREEK Battle Creek Farmers Market at Festival Market Square 25 S. McCamly St. Battle Creek, MI 49017 269-720-2279 battlecreekfarmersmarket.com

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The Battle Creek Farmers Market focuses on local foods and local farmers, and features vendors with fresh, seasonal Michigan grown fruits, vegetables, meat and eggs. Customers will find locally produced honey, maple syrup, baked goods and ready-to-eat items to enjoy while at the market. Enjoy local food trucks, too. Visit our website for details and information about events. Hours: May 5-Oct 27: Wed, 9am-1pm; May 14-Sept 24: Fri, 5-8 pm along with food trucks. Directions: Festival Market Square, corner Jackson and McCamly.

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Corey Lake Orchards

BENTON HARBOR

BERRIEN SPRINGS

Sommerfeldt’s Sommer Fresh Farm

Lemon Creek Fruit Farm & Winery

1093 S. Benton Center Rd. Benton Harbor, MI 49022 269-926-6959 Facebook/ SommerfeldtsSommerFreshFarm

Hours: May-Nov: Mon-Sun, 9am6:30pm. Directions: From Chicago, 94 East to Exit 30 Napier Ave. East two miles, left on Benton Center Rd. Market is one mile on right.

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Farm to table is more than a fad around here…it’s a way of life! Come visit Sommerfeldt’s red barn and find out what fresh really is. You’ll find tomatoes, pumpkins, pepper, sweet corn, honey, eggs and more. Buy Local! Buy Fresh!

533 E. Lemon Creek Rd. Berrien Springs, MI 49103 269-471-1321 lemoncreekwinery.com Wine tasting, sales and wine by the glass, home winemaking weekends and four annual festivals; Memorial Weekend Wine and Art, Father’s Day Festival, Vintage Blues Bash and Harvest Festival. Hours: May-Nov: Mon-Sat, 10am6pm, Sun, 12pm-6pm; Dec-May 12: Mon-Fri, 12pm-5pm, Sat, 11am-6pm, Sun, noon-5pm. Directions: From Chicago: Eastbound I-94 to Exit 16 (Bridgman), go north (right) on Red Arrow Hwy. Go 2 miles, turn east (right) on Lemon Creek Rd. for 6 miles. Driveway is on the left.


SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN Lehman’s Orchard Brewery and Farmhouse 204 N. Redbud Trail Buchanan, MI 49107 269-362-4063

lehmansfarmhouse.com A brewery, distillery, winery with a taproom and store featuring 21 beers, 6 ciders, 6 wines, and 2 cocktails on tap. Menu features house-made pizzas, sandwiches, tacos, salads, wraps, soups and desserts with many main ingredients sourced locally. Large and small event space available for up to 150 guests catered with many menu options. Call or email for information. Hours: Year-round: Mon-Thurs: 11am9pm, Fri-Sat, 11am-10pm, Sun, noon8pm. Directions: From Chicago: Take I-80/90 Toll Road east to Exit 72, drive north on Bypass 31 into Michigan, turn left on US12 and head west 2.5 miles, turn right on Redbud trail and head north 2.5 miles. Look for the brew pub on the right just after the main street traffic light.

Strauss Produce Lemon Creek Winery

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Starbuck’s Blueberry Farm

9245 Gast Rd. Bridgman, MI 49106 269-465-4745 starbucksblueberryfarm.com

Starbuck’s Blueberry Farm offers a peaceful setting to pick your own blueberries with a small covered area for you to enjoy a picnic lunch. Jams, honey and pre-picked blueberries also available at our small farm stand.

12682 Cleveland Ave. Buchanan, MI 49107 269-422-2374 straussproduce.com Strauss Produce offers tomatoes, sweet corn, beets, peppers, vegetables, squash, pumpkins, hardy mums, fall ornamentals and other produce in season. A higher quality healthful choice since 1976. Hours: Jul-Oct: 10am-8pm, daily. Directions: From Chicago Eastbound: 1-94 to exit 16 (Bridgman), right (north) on Red Arrow Hwy. for one mile. Turn right (east) on Shawnee Rd. (Lake St.) for 4 miles and turn right (south) on Cleveland for 3 1/2 miles.

Hours: July-Aug: Wed-Sat, 9am-5pm, Sun, 10am-4pm. Directions: I-94 to Exit 16 in Michigan, north on Red Arrow Hwy. to Lake St., right (east) to Gast Road, left 1/4 mile to Starbuck’s Blueberry Farm on right.

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SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN CASSOPOLIS

CHARLOTTE

Jake’s Country Meats

Country Mill

Quality You Can Trust by Farmers You Can Know. Seventh generation family farm dedicated to creating relationships directly with their customers, while producing nutrientdense meats that taste great. Farm produces heritage breed pork, pastured poultry, 100% grassfed beef, and pastured goat meat. Also find products from other like-minded producers while you visit. Hours: The Meat Shed (self-service) open daily 10am-7pm, or call ahead to make an appointment. Directions: Coming from downtown Cassopolis? Take M-60 East for 2 miles. Head north on Decatur Rd. 4.5 miles, first farm on the east side of the road and just past yellow blinking light at Dutch Settlement Rd.

Have “Family Fun on the Farm” as you pick your own blueberries, peaches, apples and pumpkins. Enjoy our fresh donuts, Orchard Express Train, cider mill, wagon ride, petting zoo, corn maze, apple cannon, gift area and bakery. Cut your own sunflowers in season. Event facilities, weddings, and tours.

55721 Decatur Rd. Cassopolis, MI 49031 269-445-3020 jakescountrymeats.com

4648 Otto Rd. Charlotte, MI 48813 517-543-1019 countrymillfarms.com

Hours: Aug-Oct: Tues-Sat, 9am-6pm, Sun, 11am-6pm; Nov: Fri-Sat, 9am6pm, Sun, 11am-6pm; Dec-July: By appointment. Directions: I-69 to Exit 66 at Potterville, north 1 block, turn left Vermontville Hwy. West for 3 miles, turn right onto Otto Rd. north 1/2 mile.

COLOMA Bob’s Barn Farm Market & Bakery

6pm, Closed Tues; Sun, 1pm-5pm; Nov 1-Dec 15: Fri-Sat, 9am-6pm, Sun, 1pm-5pm.

Directions: I-196 Exit 4, east 2 miles.

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4830 Coloma Rd. Coloma, MI 49038 269-849-2247 bobsbarnfarmmarketandbakery.com Bob’s Barn Farm Market & Bakery offers fruits and vegetables in season, as well as local honey, jams, jellies, salsa, pickled veggies, soup mixes, pies, cookies, muffins, turnovers, and concentrated cherry and blueberry juice. Featuring a handcrafted coffee bar and lunch counter offering panini sandwiches and fresh homemade soups. Follow us on Facebook. Hours: Apr 15-Oct 31: Mon-Sat, 9am-


SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN Fruit Acres Farm Market & U-Pick

3452 Friday Rd. Coloma, MI 49038 269-468-5076 fruitacresfarms.com Family farm since 1846. Farm Market: free samples, huge assortment of high quality, local fruits and vegetables, including Honeycrisp apples, apricots and plums. Family U-Pick for sweet and sour cherries, peaches, and nectarines. Playground and hayride. Hours: Farm Market-June-Oct: 9am7pm, daily. Directions: To Farm Market: I-94 at Coloma Exit 39 on South side, easy off, easy on. To U-Pick: Turn left (south) off Exit 39, drive 1 mile, U-Pick on the left.

DECATUR Rajzer’s Farm Market & Greenhouses 76301 N. M-51 Hwy. Decatur, MI 49045 269-423-4941 rajzersfarmmarket.com

Rajzer’s Farm Market is a multigeneration family farm dedicated to providing fresh home grown and locally grown produce and flowering plants since 1977. Look for fresh vegetables, including asparagus, strawberries, blueberries, cantaloupe, sweet corn and tomatoes, as well as vegetable starts, annuals, perennials, herbs, hanging baskets and much more from the greenhouse.

Hours: Late April-Sept: Hours vary seasonally, please call ahead. Directions: 4 miles south of I-94 Exit 56 on M-51, or 2 miles north of Decatur on M-51.

EAU CLAIRE Gatchell’s Farm Market

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5040 Meadowbrook Eau Claire, MI 49111 269-944-5779 Facebook/GatchellsFarmMarket Fresh fruits and vegetables in season. MAEAP certified. Hours: May-Sept: Mon-Sat, 10am5pm, Sun, noon-5pm. Directions: 4 miles east off Exit 29 of I-94 on Meadowbrook Rd. 4 miles west off M-140 on Meadowbrook Rd.

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SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN Prillwitz Fruit Farms 7196 East Main St. Eau Claire, MI 49111 269-461-6720 Facebook/PrillwitzFruitFarms Family owned and operated for over 65 years. The ambiance and simplicity provides an experience for the entire family-true, authentic, down-home farm, refreshingly real. Fruit is grown and sold right on the farm, including sweet and tart cherries, peaches, Dunkelberg, Damson and Stanley prune plums, blueberries, grapes, apples, cider, pumpkins and honey. U-Pick or We-pick. Hours: 7 days a week seasonally, late June-Oct. Call ahead for hours and U-Pick availability or check our Prillwitz Fruit Farms Faceboook page. Directions: Off of I-94, take Exit 29, Pipestone Rd. South on Pipestone Rd. to Sodus Parkway. Left on Sodus Parkway and follow into Eau Claire. The farm is 1 mile outside Eau Claire on Main St. 11 miles from the I-94 Exit or 11 miles north of Niles.

FENNVILLE Crane Orchards U-Pick & Corn Maze

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Crane’s Pie Pantry Restaurant and Winery

6054 124th Ave. Fennville, MI 49408 269-561-2297 cranespiepantry.com Crane’s Pie Pantry Restaurant and Winery has been in business since 1972, offering Michigan fruit pies and desserts, sweet apple cider, homemade food, and house made hard apple ciders and wine of every kind. The Restaurant has historical memorabilia in every corner as well as a tasting bar, outdoor seating, and takeout. Hours: Open all year. Check the website for hours. Directions: 4 1/2 miles west of 196, Exit 34 between 62nd and 60th, south side of the road.

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6054 124th Ave. Fennville, MI 49408 269-561-8651 craneorchards.com Visit one of the finest U-Pick orchards in Michigan, with over 17 different varieties of apples, 10 varieties of peaches and sweet cherries for the discriminating U-Picker to choose from. Hayrides around the farm are available for folks to enjoy on the weekends in the fall. Peach supplies are sometimes limited, always call 269-5618651 or visit the website before visiting. Hours: July-Oct: 10am-6pm, daily. Check website or call before coming for U-Pick. Directions: Located between South Haven and Holland, Exit 34, 4 miles east located on south side of the road, farm with the big white fence.

Bowerman Blueberries & Farm Market


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Reindeer Ranch

Pinecrest Christmas Tree Farm 4403 Spring Creek Rd. Galien, MI 49113 269-545-8125 pinecrestchristmastreefarm.com U-Cut and Pre-Cut Fraser, Canaan, Concolor & Douglas Fir, Blue and Norway Spruce, and Scotch Pine available. Tractor-drawn wagons available daily. Horse-drawn wagon rides on weekends, and noon-6pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting after Thanksgiving. Tree shaking and baling available. 3200 sq. ft. heated Christmas Shop, complimentary hot chocolate or coffee. Wreaths, garland and tree stands. Leashed pets welcome. Hours: Opening day is Saturday before Thanksgiving. Open daily, 9am-6pm through Dec 23. Closed Thanksgiving. Directions: Follow signs from US-12 at Hampton Rd., located between Three Oaks and Galien to the farm.

Modales Vineyards & Winery 2128 62nd St. Fennville, MI 49408 269-772-3505 modaleswines.com In Spanish, Modales means manners. The manner in which this vineyard meticulously approaches tending each of their vines, is the same manner in which they care and respect the fruit and the winemaking process, from cellar to the bottle. So too, their hospitality represents their respect for each and every Modales guest. Come relax in the 2,800 sq. ft. patio overlooking the 76-acre vineyard. Hours: Open year-round: 11am-6pm, daily. Directions: I-96 to Fennville Exit (M-89), head east to 62nd St., south to property. Strauss Produce

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SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN GOBLES Wahmhoff Farms Nursery 22330 M40 Hwy. Gobles, MI 49055 269-628-4308 mitrees.com

Hollywood Farms Twin Maple Orchards

15352 Cleveland Ave. Galien, MI 49113 269-545-8840 twinmapleorchards.com Fruit and vegetables in season at Farm Market. Pick your own cherries, apples, plums and berries in season. Wagon rides to orchards. Groups please call ahead. Hours: June-end of Nov: 9am-6pm. Directions: From Chicago: I-94 to Michigan Exit 4A on US-12, 10 miles east to Cleveland Ave. Go north 3 miles to Twin Maple Orchard.

Wahmhoff Farms Nursery has been family-owned and operated since 1950 and is Van Buren Countuy’s largest Christmas tree farm and nursery, featuring horse and tractor rides, petting zoo, and Santa. 13 varieties of Christmas trees for wholesale, retail/U-Cut and landscaping, 15 varieties of seedlings and transplants. Grower supplies, high quality rain gear, gloves, pruning accessories and related supplies. Order at: www. mitrees.com.

Hours: Day after Thanksgiving-Dec. 21: Mon-Fri, 10am-7pm, Sat-Sun, 9am-7pm. Directions: From I-94, take Exit 60/M-40 Hwy., go north 9 miles. Farm is on the left. From US-131, take Exit 38B/M-43, go west 11 miles, right on M-40. Farm is 2.5 miles on the left side of road.

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SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN HICKORY CORNERS Kokx’s Produce

14566 S. M-43 Hwy. Hickory Corners, MI 49060 269-998-6585 Facebook/kokxs-produce Kokx’s Produce is located on M-43 across from the Gilmore Classic Car Museum. Gourmet super sweet corn, tomatoes, muskmelons, corn shocks, squash, and pumpkins available during the season. Fresh Amish baked goodsweekends only. Hours: Mid-July-Aug: Sun-Sat, 8am6pm, Sept-Oct, Sun-Sat, daylite-dark, self serve Directions: 7 miles north of Richland, 4 miles south of Delton, 17 miles northeast of Kalamazoo, across from Gilmore Car Museum on M-43 Hwy.

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True Blue Farms Country Store and U-Pick

09589 CR 215 Grand Junction, MI 49056 269-637-6322 theblueberrystore.com Your one stop shop for all things blueberry! Offering much more than jams and jellies, including blueberry jerky, blueberry mustard, blueberry ketchup and blueberry coffee, to name a few. Don’t forget the U-Pick/We-pick blueberries. Hours: U-Pick & Country Store in Grand Junction: Jul. 1-Aug 14: 8am7pm, daily; Blueberry Store in South Haven: Open all year. Directions: 1 1/2 miles south of the Post Office and Mr. Grocery on CR 215 in Grand Junction. Brush Farm

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KALAMAZOO

Bowerman Blueberries Farm Market

VerHage Fruit Farms

15793 James St. Holland, MI 49424 616-738-3099 realblueberries.com Family-owned and operated blueberry farm. Fresh and frozen blueberries, seasonal fruits and vegetables, preserves, salsas, fruit butters. Bakery items made fresh daily, including famous blueberry donuts, muffins, pies, crisps, breads. Gluten-free items available. Soft-serve ice cream, frozen blueberry custard and fruit smoothies. U-Pick blueberries mid-July through mid-August. Restrooms and bus parking available. Hours: May-Nov: Hours vary by season, please visit website. Directions: US-31 to James St., take James St. 4 miles. Farm is on the north side of the street.

8619 West ML Ave. Kalamazoo, MI 49009 269-375-0153 verhagesfruitfarmandcidermill.com

A family-owned and operated business for over 70 years. Cider making on site daily, school tours, apple picking, hay rides, pony rides, donuts, fudge, pies, gift shop, giant jumping pillow, Learn How to Drive a Tractor. Live music Sat-Sun, weather permitting. Picnic and deck area and new bakery featuring candy shop and caramel apple buffet!

Hours: May-Dec: 9am-6pm, daily; asparagus until Christmas trees. Directions: From I-94, take 9th St. Exit, to Stadium Dr., go west to 6th St., turn right onto 6th to end of road. Turn west onto ML, 1/2 mile on left.

Holland Farmers Market

150 West 8th St. Holland, MI 49423 616-355-1183 hollandfarmersmarket.com

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The Holland Farmers Market is home to over 75 vendors throughout the season, offering freshly-picked fruits and vegetables, along with flowers and plants for your home and garden. Delicious baked goods and farm fresh cheese, eggs, and meats are also available, along with gourmet foods, sweet treats, honey, maple syrup, jams and more. The Market is open rain or shine! Hours: Mid-May-Oct: Wed and Sat, 8am-2pm; Nov: Wed and Sat, 9am1pm; Dec: Saturdays only, 9am-1pm; Winter Market: Jan-April: 1st and 3rd Saturdays, 9am-1pm. Directions: Located at the Eighth Street Market Place in Downtown Holland. Please visit the website for directions.

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SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN LAWRENCE Lawrence Farmers Market

Downtown Village Park Lawrence, MI 49064 269-674-8730 lawrencemi.org Hop on the Red Arrow Highway and head to Lawrence, Michigan, the best little town there is. Summer Saturdays 9am-1pm. Local produce for sale. Meet new people. Maybe fall in love and move out here! Don’t delay, the fun is contagious. Hours: Sat, 9am-1pm. Directions: Downtown Lawrence in the park along East St. Joseph St. north of I-94 Exit 52.

MATTAWAN Schultz Fruitridge Farms, Inc. 60139 CR 652 Mattawan, MI 49071 269-668-3724 schultzfruitridgefarm.com

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Country Mill

Reindeer Ranch 2921 N. 6th St. Kalamazoo, MI 49009 269-491-8507 reindeerranch.ws Reindeer Ranch provides farm tours that includes an educational handson talk about reindeer that includes antler growth, hooves and fur. Your tour includes up-close and personal experience with the friendly reindeer. Feel free to take pictures, pet and be sure to listen for the clicking in their hooves! Tours by appointment only. Hours: May-July and Nov-Jan: MonSun, 10am-5pm. Scheduled tours only. Directions: US-131 South to M-43 West. Approx. 2 miles to N. 6th St., turn right (north), proceed 1.4 miles to 2921on the left. Look for red Reindeer Ranch sign.

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Third generation family owned and operated farm since 1951. Celebrating 70 years of family farm fun in 2021! Growers of apples, asparagus, grapes, peaches, blueberries, pumpkins, squash, sweet corn. Offering U-Pick peaches, tart cherries, blueberries, grapes and apples in season. Jams, baking mixes, dressings, fruit salsa, honey, maple syrup. Hard ciders from Texas Corners Brewing Company. Donuts and cider in September-October.

Hours: May-Oct: Mon-Sat, 9am-6pm, Sun, 10am-5pm, call for holiday hours Memorial Day, July 4 and Labor Day. U-Pick is finished 1/2 hour before closing. Directions: 1.6 miles south of 1-94, Mattawan Exit 66.

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SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN PAW PAW Brookside Farms Fritz’s Blueberries

34448 44th Ave. Paw Paw, MI 49079 269-657-3500 brooksidefarmsmi.com U-Pick and ready picked blueberries. Also a bakery serving pies, muffins, cookies, turnovers and jam. Honey, maple syrup, ice cream and smoothies are also available. Please check website for info about their two other locations. Hours: July-Sept: Mon-Sat, 9am-7pm Directions: From I-94 take M-40, N Kalamazoo St. toward downtown Paw Paw, continue to follow M-40 N three miles, turn left onto 44th Ave., farm’s drive is on the right. Schultz Fruitridge Farms

NILES Lehman’s Orchard U-Pick and Winery

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2280 Portage Rd. Niles, MI 49120 269-683-9078 lehmansorchard.com

U-Pick strawberries and sweet cherries in May. Tart cherries, raspberries and currants in July. Peaches, blackberries and blueberries in July and August. Pears and Honeycrisp and other apples in September and October. Bring containers to take home fruits. Pets not allowed in fields. Market features 100+ products made with fruit grown at the farm. 2019 MSU Extension valueadded award winner.

Hours: May-Aug: Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm, Sun, noon-5pm. Call for apple picking days and hours in Sept-Oct. Directions: From Chicago: Take I 80/90 Toll Road east to Exit 72, drive north on Bypass 31 into Michigan, turn right on US-12 and head east 1 mile, turn right on Portage Rd. and head south 1 mile, the red farm house is on the right.

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RICHLAND Gull Meadow Farms

8544 Gull Rd. Richland, MI 49083 269-629-4214 gullmeadowfarms.com Gull Meadow Farms has been helping families make lasting memories for over 10 years, with a mission to provide safe, family fun here at the farm. Many fun family activities, as well as an apple orchard and pumpkin patch. Don’t forget to grab some of west Michigan’s most delicious donuts and award winning cider from the market. Hours: Visit our website. Directions: 1/2 mile South of Richland on M-43 (Gull Rd). 20 minutes from Kalamzoo and Battle Creek.

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SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN SODUS Woofs and Hoofs Ranch

5688 Hillandale Rd. Sodus, MI 49126 312-671-1439 woofsandhoofsranch.com

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SAUGATUCK Barden’s Farm Market II

6397 Blue Star Hwy. Saugatuck, MI 49453 269-637-0000 bardensfarmmarket.com

Opening the first of June, Barden’s offers their own homegrown sweet corn, tomatoes, beans, peppers, cut flowers, pickles, cucumbers and summer squash. Fruit from neighboring farms and a supply of jams, and locally produced honey and syrups.

Revive your senses, connect to nature and spend time engaging in the simple life at this 40-acre farm stay. Enjoy lodging in a beautiful private barn loft, farm breakfast, a farm tour, and the opportunity to help with farm chores. Kids and adults love the petting farm. Horseback riding and Goat Happy Hour available. Swimming pool in summer. Goat milk soap. Hours: Open year-round. Reservations required. Two-night minimum stay. Directions: Take the Pipestone Exit at Benton Harbor/St. Joe. Head toward Eau Claire. Follow Pipestone toward Eau Claire. Go approx. 5 miles to Hillandale and turn right. Look for the red barn on the right.

Hours: June-Labor Day: 10am-6pm, daily. Directions: Just west of Exit 41 off I-196.

SAWYER Southwest

Blueberry Patch

7015 Blackwell Dr. Sawyer, MI 49125 269-426-4521 theblueberrypatchsawyer.com U-Pick and ready picked blueberries. Picnic area, preserves, honey, pottery, gift items. Concessions on weekends. Evening phone number: 269-545-8125. Hours: Sun-Thurs, 9am-6pm; Fri-Sat, 9am-8pm. Directions: I-94, Exit 12 (Sawyer) west 1 mile to farm entrance.

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Goldberry Woods - A Modern Farm Resort

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SOUTH HAVEN A.W. Overhiser Orchards

Barden’s Farm Market

on-site serving fresh cider, cider donuts, and food!

Featuring Barden’s own sweet corn, tomatoes, beans, peppers and other specialty vegetables, and fresh fruit from neighboring farms. Greenhouse is open May and June with hanging baskets and a wide variety of bedding plants. Visit the kitchen/bakery for fresh donuts, pies, and other baked treats. Try the house made sandwiches, salads, soups, salsa, and guacamole. Hours: May-Oct, 8am-7pm, daily. Check website for current information.

6405 109th Ave. South Haven, MI 49090 616-836-3341 overhiserorchards.com This fifth generation sesquecentennial farm continues to offer families U-Pick sweet and sour cherries, peaches, blueberries, apricots, pears, plums, apples and pumpkins. Other offerings include wagon rides, sunflower patch, tours, an educational animal barn and an opportunity to experience life on the farm. Minimal admission fees to U-Pick and other farm activities. Food trailer

Hours: July-Oct: 10am-5pm, 7 days a week. Open all holidays. Directions: Take I-196 north to Exit 26, then east 3 miles to the NW corner of 109th Ave. and 64th St.

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1101 Phoenix St. South Haven, MI 49090 269-637-0000 bardensfarmmarket.com

Directions: Just west of Exit 20 off I-196.

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SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN Brush Farms 786 66th St. South Haven, MI 49090 616-836-5899 Facebook/BrushsFarmMarket This father and son farm grows vegetables and fruits, including apples, peaches, blueberries, melons, broccoli, green beans, sweet corn, tomatoes, peppers, pumpkins and so much more. Stop by their stand to enjoy the best vegetables and fruit Michigan has to offer! Hours: Late June-mid-Nov: 8am-6pm, daily. Directions: From South Haven, go north on I-196. Take Exit 26, turn right and go approximately 2 miles to 66th St. Turn right and farm is 1/2 mile on the right corner of 66th and 108th.

Sommerfeldt’s Summer Fresh Farm

DeGrandchamp Farms

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ESCAPE

76241 14th Ave. South Haven, MI 49090 269-637-3915 degrandchamps.com Come visit our family friendly U-Pick blueberry operation or browse through our market for jams, jellies, salsas, mustards, honey, maple syrup, dried fruit and fresh fruits. Call ahead for exact times and dates as fruit seasons vary. Hours: July-Aug: 8am-6pm, daily; Sept-Oct: Fri-Sat, 9am-5pm. Directions: Exit 18 off 196, 3 miles south of South Haven on Blue Star Hwy. and 14th Ave.


SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN Riverbend Farms

44 72nd St. South Haven, MI 49090 269-350-9529 Facebook/RiverbendFarms Superior quality raspberries and blackberries on beautifully maintained grounds. Conveniently located at I-196 Exit 22 and open every day from July into October. Chestnuts shipped to most states from October into November. MAEAP Verified. Visit riverbendsouthhaven.com for more information about rental cottages and hosting weddings. Hours: July-Oct: 9am-5pm, daily. Selfserve in Sept-Oct. Directions: Located in the SE quadrant of I-196, Exit 22.

Prillwitz Fruit Farm

What does this logo mean? It means these farms are environmentally verified by the Michigan

Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program.

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Dutch Farm Market

6967 109th Ave. South Haven, MI 49090 269-637-8334 dutchfarmmarket.com Home grown fruits and vegetables, picked at the peak of perfection are offered all season long for your enjoyment! U-Pick/we-pick cherries, peaches, plums, apples, and blueberries. Delicious treats, ice cream and cider at our Bakery! Horse drawn wagon rides in September and October. Hours: May-Oct: 9am-6pm, daily. Directions: From South: I-196 north to Exit 26 (Pullman Rd./109th). From North: I-196 south, Exit 26 (Pullman Rd./109th).

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Sill Bros. U-Pick Tomatoes Peppers

860 68th St. South Haven, MI 49090 269-637-2415 Facebook/SillBrosUPick Visit Sill’s Bros. market in the barn with sweet corn, potatoes, watermelon, cilantro, beets, eggplant, and cabbage. Hours: Aug-Oct: Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm, Sun, 10am-6pm. Directions: Take I-196 to Exit 26 (Pullman) Go east one mile to 68th St., turn right, first farm on the right.

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TEKONSHA

Alex’s Veggies

Harvey’s Farm

4th generation family farm. Asparagus in May and strawberries and rhubarb in June, weather permitting. Excellent super sweet yellow, white and bi-color sweet corn, micro greens and many other fruits and vegetables available seasonally. Canning tomatoes, pumpkins and a variety of winter squash. Locally made hot sauces and seasoning. Christmas trees after Thanksgiving. Hours: May-June: 9am-dusk, JulySept: 9am-8pm; Oct-Nov: 9am-dusk; Nov-Dec: 5pm-7:30pm.

Fresh farm grown produce, asparagus available in May. In season strawberries, blueberries, green beans, tomatoes, fall red raspberries and chestnuts available, already picked or U-Pick. Best to call daily for crop availability or to place an order for already picked. Also available daily in the fall, already picked pumpkins and winter squash. Hours: May-Oct. 31: Varies with season. Please call for times or to place an order.

5780 Washington Ave. Stevensville, MI 49127 269-429-0730 Facebook/AlexsVeggies

Directions: South of John Beers Rd. on Washington Ave., past 1st house. Located on the west (right) side of street, the stand is on the side of the road.

2651 15 Mile Rd. Tekonsha, MI 49092 517-767-3408 harveysupick.com

Directions: I-69 to Exit 25, turn west 1/4 mile to 15 Mile Road, turn right (north) 1/4 mile to first farm on left.

ST. JOSEPH St. Joe Farmers Market Lake Bluff Park

St. Joseph, MI 49085 269-985-1111

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Market-goers will enjoy fresh finds at the weekly St. Joe Farmers Market. Vendors will offer a variety of products including homemade goods, locally grown produce, perennials and cut flowers, meats and cheeses, coffee, and more! This event is held Saturdays in the scenic Lake Bluff Park, overlooking Lake Michigan.

Hours: May 23-Oct 10: Sat, 9am-2pm. Directions: Along Lake Bluff Park in downtown St. Joseph; West of Main Street heading toward Lake Michigan.

Woofs and Hoofs Ranch

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SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN THREE RIVERS Corey Lake Orchards

12147 Corey Lake Rd. Three Rivers, MI 49093 269-244-5690 coreylakeorchards.com

Corey Lake Orchards is a family-owned and family-oriented farm in the scenic lake country west of Three Rivers. Since 1961, the farm has maintained its strong legacy of growing fruit and vegetables, offering sales in the open-air farm market, providing seasonal U-Pick experiences, sunflower fields, and a family atmosphere. Baked goods, pies, donuts, hard cider, wine, and brandy – all made onsite.

Hours: May-Nov: 9am-6pm, daily, closed Tuesdays. Directions: Approx. 5 miles west of Three Rivers. Take M-60 west from Three Rivers (3.4 miles), right on A.L. Jones Rd. (.6 miles), turn on Corey Lake Rd. (.4 miles), to first farm on the left.

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The most planted wine grape varieties in Michigan are Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir.

An agri-tourism trail located along the Lake Michigan shoreline, between South Haven & Saugatuck.

Starbuck’s Blueberry Farm

Stephenson Farm and Market

52426 US-131 Three Rivers, MI 49093 269-816-0860 stephensonfarmandmarket.com Visit Stephenson’s Farm and Market to find a large variety of seasonal Michigan produce and locally produced honey, syrup, jams, sauces, coffee, and more. Family-friendly atmosphere. Also offering CSA memberships from late June through October (weekly or biweekly), featuring vegetables, fruits and herbs. Call or email for details: info@

stephensonfarmandmarket.com.

Hours: Vary by season. Call or visit website for updates. Directions: 1/2 mile north of M-216 on the west side of US-131 between Three Rivers and Schoolcraft.

A collective of 18 farms featuring wineries, U-Pick, we-pick, brewery, creamery, and niche farms. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay updated on individual farm events and what’s in season. Visit our website for more details on individual farms and our events!

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SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN UNION PIER

WATERVLIET

Goldberry Woods - A Modern Farm Resort

J.W. Morlock & Girls LLC

9902 Community Hall Rd. Union Pier, MI 49129 269-469-9800 goldberrywoods.com

Experience Southwest Michigan’s premier Farm-To-Table B&B. Farm Stand features fruits, vegetables, succulents, and flowers picked from the organic fields! Inn features luxury rooms/suites with artisan-built wood beds, fireplaces, and private baths with Jacuzzis. Explore 30 acres with pool/ hot tub, farm fields, orchard, woods, kayaks and trails along the Galien River. Private cottages; groups/retreats/ weddings. A secluded retreat one mile from the beach!

Hours: Year-round: 8am-10pm (or so). Directions: From I-94, take Exit 4B West to Red Arrow Hwy. (stop light). Turn right (north) and go approx. 1.5 miles to Community Hall Rd. Turn right (east) and go approx. two blocks to our property on the right at the top of the hill.

5000 N. M-140 Hwy. Watervliet, MI 49098 269-463-5500 Facebook/jwmorlockgirls All 41 different commodities of fruits and vegetables are homegrown on our family farm. Stop in and say “Hi” to the girls! Make sure to cross on over into the bakery, Mo’e Pies LLC, and enjoy a handmade pie made with our homegrown fresh fruit. When the fruit is growing, the pies are overflowing. MAEAP Verified. Hours: June 1-Oct: Sun-Sat, 9am7pm. Directions: From I-94 take Exit 41 North on M-140, 2 miles on left. From I-96 take Exit 18 south on M-140 12 miles on right.

Southwest Holland Farmers Market

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BLAKES ORCHARD AND CIDER MILL 94 Learning about farming at Appleseed Camp

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SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN ARMADA Blake’s Big Apple

71485 North Ave. Armada, MI 48005 586-784-9710 blakefarms.com

Make a day at the Big Apple, featuring our famous and spooky haunted attractions. Home to Michigan’s best Zombie Paintball, haunted hayride. and 3-story haunted barn. Guests can enjoy a thrilling evening! During the day enjoy U-Pick apples & pumpkins, Funland play area, authentic Cider Mill donuts, 100% pure apple cider. and much more available daily.

17985 Armada Center Rd Armada, MI 48005 586-784-5343 blakefarms.com

Blake’s Orchard is a family owned and operated cider mill located on a 120-acre farm in the quaint village of Armada, MI, just an hour northeast of Detroit. This location is home to our original Cider Mill featuring an open-air apple press, U-Pick seasonal fruits and vegetables, our Funland area, Blake’s Tasting Room and Restaurant, and Lovey’s Lavender Market.

Hours: Open year-round, visit website for current hours. Directions: Follow VanDyke Expressway (M-53) north to 32 Mile Rd, turn right (east) onto 32 Mile Rd to Romeo Plank Rd, turn left (north) go to Armada Center Rd (approx. 3 miles) and turn right. We are approx. 1/4 mile on the left.

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Hours: Mid-June through Thanksgiving: 8am-6pm, daily. Directions: Take I-94 east to 26 Mile Rd, turn left. Take 26 Mile to North Ave, turn right. Head north to 33 Mile Rd, orchard is located on North Ave and 33 Mile, west side of road.

Blake’s Orchard and Cider Mill, Blake’s Hard Cider

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SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN BELLEVILLE DeBuck’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch 50240 Martz Rd. Belleville, MI 48111 734-260-0334

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DeBuck’s offers a true Farm Fun Experience! Enjoy 3 corn mazes, a 25acre U-Pick pumpkin patch, wagon rides, corn box, trike track, tube slide, double trouble slides, goat village, bouncy balls, and more. Also hosting school field trips, corporate outings, company picnics. Don’t miss the beautiful 15-acre Sunflower Harvest Festival in September and Lavender Festival in July. Hours: Festival days & hours vary by season. Please visit website or our Facebook page for additional info. Directions: Take I-94 (Exit 187), turn south on Rawsonville Rd. for 2.5 miles.Turn East on Martz Rd. and farm is 1/2 mile on the left.

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP Franklin Cider Mill

7450 Franklin Rd. Bloomfield Twp., MI 48301 248-626-8261 franklincidermill.com The Franklin Cider Mill is a one-ofa-kind living piece of history. Taking pride in family-friendly atmosphere and striving to provide exceptional service, cider is pressed and bottled right at the Mill! Hours: Sat before Labor Day until Sun

after Thanksgiving: 8am-6pm, 7 days a week.

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BRITTON Kapnick Orchards

4245 Rogers Hwy. Britton, MI 49229 517-423-7419 kapnickorchards.com Family-owned and operated orchard and farm market growing many fruits and vegetables including apples, peaches, cherries, pears, blueberries, raspberries, plums, apricots, grapes, nectarines, strawberries, rhubarb, pumpkins, squash, asparagus, peas, beans, and potatoes. Pick your own on some fruit in season. Bakery featuring donuts in many flavors. 42nd Apple Festival will be held on Oct. 9 and 10, 2021. Shipping apples available as crop allows. Hours: Year-round: Mon-Sat, 7am6pm, Sun, 9am-5pm. Hours extended in the fall. Directions: From US-23 exit at Cabelas Exit 17, 12 miles west on M-50. Turn left on Rogers Highway, 3 1/2 miles on the left.

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Directions: 1 mile west of Telegraph, northwest corner of Fourteen Mile and Franklin Rd.

Downtown Rochester Farmers Market


SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CASCO Corn Fun Corn Maze Adventure & Pumpkin Patch 9391 Lindsey Rd. Casco, MI 48064 586-365-9401 cornfun.com

Family farm offering fun for your family or group. Day-time corn mazes and night-time flashlight mazes are all spook-free, so bring the whole family! Corn mazes, Sunflower Festival, pickyour-own pumpkins, courtyard of fun, bonfires. Concessions and delicious, fresh cider and donuts. Hours: Mid-Sept. to Oct 31: Fri-Sun. Directions: I-94 to 26 Mile Rd., east on 26 Mile Rd. to Church Rd., then north on Church Rd. Go three miles to Lindsey Rd.

DEARBORN

Donnahee Farms

CARLETON

Southeast

Calder Dairy and Farms

9334 Finzel Rd. Carleton, MI 48117 734-654-2622 calderdairy.com Working dairy farm open to the public all year-round. Farm critters for petting. Watch cows being milked at 4pm daily. Country Store serving ice cream made with milk from our own cows, jams, jellies, pickles and more. Information Learning Center. Moo Train. Celebrating 75 years in business! Hours: Jan-Mar: 10am-7pm; AprilDec: 10am-8pm. Directions: From south Stoney Creek, go south on Finzel, one mile. From Heiss Rd., head north on Finzel, one mile.

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Dearborn Farmers and Artisans Market

22100 Michigan Ave. Dearborn, MI 48124 313-584-6100 dearbornfarmersartisansmarket.com Music, childrens activities, multiple farm, food and craft vendors on hand. Hours: June 1-Sept 28: Fri, 2pm-7pm. Directions: 22271 West Village Dr. in the parking lot where Bar Louie’s is located.

Berry Hill Farm

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A magical ride on the Santa Train, Spicer Orchards

DEXTER Berry Hill Farm

12835 N. Territorial Rd. Dexter, MI 48130 734-475-1516 Facebook/raspberryfarm Berry Hill Farm specializes in U-Pick raspberries. The season begins in July with black raspberries. August brings fall red raspberries and blackberries through October. Family-friendly environment. Children must stay with parents or adults they come with when picking. No pets are allowed in the field. Berries are on trellises for easy picking. All picking containers provided. Hours: July-Oct: Day and hours may vary, check Facebook page. Directions: Located on N. Territorial Rd. 3.5 miles west of DexterPinckney Rd. in Dexter Township.

6175 Daly Rd. Dexter, MI 48130 734-845-7127 blastcornmaze.com Blast Corn Maze offers a huge 10acre corn maze. The maze has short, medium, and full corn maze exits in order to accommodate corn maze fans and enthusiasts. Come pick a pumpkin in our U-Pick Pumpkin Patch, play in the corn box, or take a ride on the cow train. Make it a day of family fun! Hours: Seasonal, Sept-Nov: Check website for dates. Directions: Westbound I-94, take Exit 169 Zeeb Rd. Turn right onto N. Zeeb Rd. Turn left onto W. Joy Rd.. Take first right onto Zeeb Rd., then first left onto Daly Rd. to 6175 Daly Rd.

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The Blast Corn Maze at Nixon Farms


SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN The Dexter Cider Mill

3685 Central Street Dexter, MI 48130 734-426-8531 dextercidermill.com The oldest, continuously run Cider Mill in the state of Michigan. Offering oak pressed unpasteurized cider, freshly made doughnuts, apple nut bread, caramel apples, daily. On weekends: pies, strudels, fritters, cinnamon rolls, gingersnaps and more. Dexter Cider Mill Apple Cookbook and mixes available, as well as local honey, syrup, and other jams and jellies, plus Dexter Cider Mill Hard Cider! Hours: Late Aug-Nov: Wed-Sun, 8am5pm. Directions: I-94 to Baker Rd., north on Baker Rd. to Main St., turn west (left) on Main then south (right) on Central St.

3233 Alpine Dexter, MI 48130 734-426-8303 dextermi.gov/community/farmers _market.php Great place to find locally grown produce in the Dexter area. Hours: May-Oct: Sat, 8am-1pm, Tues, 2pm-6pm. Directions: Located in downtown

Dexter, four miles east of the I-94 Baker Rd. Exit, left on Main St., right on Alpine, under the beautiful pavilion. The Frosty Apple

6884 Walsh Rd. Dexter, MI 48130 734-426-2863 frostyappleorchard.com Small family apple orchard with lip smacking apples and picturesque farm views. Enjoy the Michigan apple season with us! Apple pies and cookies available, too. Hours: Sept-Nov: Fri, 2-5pm, Sat-Sun: 9am-5pm. Directions: Take Mast Rd. 5 miles north of Dexter to Walsh Rd. Turn right and look for The Frosty Apple sign, third driveway on the left.

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Duke Petting Farm & Carriage Co.

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SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN ERIE Erie Orchards and Cider Mill

1235 Erie Rd. Erie, MI 48133 734-848-4518 erieorchards.com Seaonal business with U-Pick blueberries, peaches, plums, apples, and pumkins. Large retail store with bakery, cider press, and gift shop. This is a premier Cider Mill operation with over 100,000 visitors annually. Hours: July-Nov: Mon-Sat, 9am-7pm, Sun, 11am-6pm. Directions: Half mile west of Telegraph Rd. (US-24) in Erie.

Pregitzer Farm Market

Spring Valley Trout Farm

12190 Island Lake Rd. Dexter, MI 48130 734-426-4772 springvalleytroutfarm.com Family farm, operating since 1970, family fishing at its easiest. No license needed, all equipment provided and you are guaranteed to catch Rainbow Trout or Channel Catfishyour choice! Enjoy our 20 acre park, barbeque grills provided, fish cleaned, iced and packaged. Cook them here or take your catch home with our favorite recipes. Ponds spring fed and pollution free. Hours: Spring and Fall: Sat and Sun,

Obstbaum Orchards

9am-5pm; Memorial Day through Labor Day: Thurs-Sun, 9am-5pm. Closed Mon-Wed.

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Directions: Just 6 miles from I-94, 12 miles from Ann Arbor.

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Group hug at Maybury Farm

FENTON

FOWLERVILLE

Spicer Orchards

Munsell Farms

10411 Clyde Rd. Fenton, MI 48430 810-632-7692 spicerorchards.com Visit Spicer’s for wagon rides for U-Pick fruits in season. Farm playground, picnic area, hot donuts, cider and fudge. Farm tours by appointment. Santa Sleigh Workshop in season. Hours: Jan-May: Winery open, 11am6pm, daily. June-Dec: 9am-6pm, daily. Directions: US-23 three miles north of M-59 Clyde Rd. Exit 70 or ten miles south of Fenton Clyde Rd. Exit 70.

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6850 Mason Rd. Fowlerville, MI 48836 517-223-9639 Facebook/MunsellFarms Offering clean, dry shelled corn for stoves, a great selection of vegetable and flower bedding plants in the spring, pumpkins in the fall. Annual Pumpkin Pull the first weekend in October.

Hours: Year-round: 10am-6pm, daily.

Directions: I-96 to Fowlerville Exit 129, south on Fowlerville Rd. to Mason Rd. east on Mason Rd. 1 1/4 mile to farm.

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SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN HOLLY

IDA

Mitchell Farm & Greenhouses

Whittaker’s Berry Farm

3404 Mitchell Rd. Holly, MI 48442 248-634-4753 mitchellfarm.biz

Start spring with beautiful flowers, vegetable plants, and baskets. Savor summer with Mitchell’s awesome sweet corn available on a self-serve wagon. Fall brings family fun with pumpkins, weekend hayrides, delicious donuts, cider, apples, mums, and fall decorations. Hours: May-June: 9am-6pm, daily; Sept-Oct: 9am-6pm, daily. Directions: Take I-75 Exit 108 (Holly/ Grand Blanc), go south 3 1/2 miles, Mitchell Farm is on corner of N. Holly & Mitchell Roads, farm is 3 miles north of the Village of Holly.

6724 Todd Rd. Ida, MI 48140 whittakersberryfarm.com Family owned and operated berry farm and proud to say we are 2nd generation berry farmers. Over 15 acres of weedfree, straw-mulched and fully irrigated beautiful strawberry fields! Sign up for email list on website for updated availability and picking conditions! Hours: June: Mon-Fri, 8am-8pm; SatSun, 8am-5pm. ALWAYS call ahead for hours & availability as Mother Nature plays the leading role in the crop! Directions: US-23 to Exit 13 (Ida W. Rd.), go east on Ida West approx. 3 miles to Lewis Ave., south on Lewis approx. 4 miles to Todd Rd., east on Todd Rd., approx. 1 1/2 miles.

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Kapnick Orchards


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Downtown Dearborn Farmers Market

LASALLE Kreps Apple Barn

12500 Minx Rd. LaSalle, MI 48145 419-367-1066 krepsapplebarn.com

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Step into this century old barn, surrounded by acres of apple trees. Kreps Apple Barn prides themselves in providing visitors with a real farm experience without all of the commercialization or crowds. Plenty of family fun for everyone to enjoy, including U-Pick apples, farm animals, warm donuts, fresh cider, cut-yourown flower field and sunflower field, and so much more!

Hours: June-Nov: Call for summer hours. Fall hours: Mon-Sat, 9am-6pm and Sun, noon-4pm. Directions: From US-24 (Telegraph Rd.) head west on Stein Rd. for 3 miles until Minx Rd. just south of Stein Rd at 12500 Minx Rd. From Lewis Ave, head east 2 miles on Todd Rd until Minx Rd.

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Kutchey Family Farm 17110 26 Mile Rd. Macomb, MI 48042 586-267-6497 kutcheyfamilyfarm.com A third-generation family farm offering the highest quality plants, fruits, and freshly picked vegetables grown on the farm, as well as in the local area, including sweet corn, tomatoes, watermelon, cantaloupe, peppers, beans, lettuces, okra, squash, pumpkins, jams, salsas, and more. Hours: May-Oct: Mon-Sat, 9am-7pm, Sun 9am-6pm. Directions: When coming from the west (M-53, Van Dyke Expressway), take the 26 Mile Rd. East Exit 4.3 miles, Farm Stand is located .25 miles East of Romeo Plank Rd. on the south side.

MILAN Wasem Fruit Farm

6580 Judd Rd. Milan, MI 48160 734-482-2342 wasemfruitfarm.com Family-owned working farm and market, specializing in pick-your-own. Tart cherries highlight the summer season while apples and pumpkins rule the fall. Pre-arranged school tours from mid-September through October. Hours: Check Facebook for hours. Directions: US-23 Exit 31 Willis Rd., East 3 miles to Pitman Rd., south 1 mile to Judd, east to farm.

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SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN MILFORD

MONROE

Kensington Metropark Farm Center

Holtz Christmas Tree Plantation

2240 W. Buno Rd. Milford, MI 48380 810-227-8910 metroparks.com The Kensington Farm Center uses interpretive programs and livestock to promote appreciation and understanding of agriculture. Horse drawn hayrides offered every weekend from noon to 4pm. Farm tours, bonfires, and classroom rentals for schools and private groups available with reservation. Seasonal programs are offered throughout the year including March maple syrup demonstrations, summer Farm Camps, and October U-Pick pumpkin hayrides. Hours: Open year-round. Mar-Oct: 9am-6pm, daily; Nov-Feb: 9am-4pm, daily. Directions: Located in Kensington Metro Park. Exit 153 (Kent Lake Rd.) off I-96 between Brighton and Milford.

9381 Day Rd. Monroe, MI 48162 734-587-3155 Facebook/

HoltzChristmasTreePlantation

Celebrating 75 Years! Welcome to the oldest Christmas Tree Plantation (est. 1947) in Monroe County. Trees available in all sizes, including Pine, Fir and Spruce trees. Enjoy nature and this peaceful holiday tradition at our sesquicentennial farm. Hours: Nov-Dec: 10am-5pm, daily. Directions: Located 2 miles southwest of Maybee Rd. Take US-23 to Plank Rd Exit 25, east on Plank Rd. to Day Rd. Left on Day Rd. to farm or I-75 to Elm St. Exit 13, west on Elm St. to IdaMaybee Rd. Right on Ida-Maybee Rd to Day Rd. Left on Day Rd. to farm.

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Duke Petting Farm & Carriage Company


SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN

Southeast

Blake’s Big Apple

MUNITH

NEW BALTIMORE

Pregitzer Farm Market LLC

New Baltimore Farmers Market

6870 Territorial Rd. Munith, MI 49259 517-240-4600 pregitzerfarmmarket.com Summertime fresh produce, bicolor/white sweet corn, watermelon, cantaloupe, tomatoes, peppers. Fun fall activities include U-Pick pumpkin patch, corn maze, straw crawl, hayrides, school field trips, private parties, and tours. Hours: July-Oct: 10am-6pm, 7 days a week. Directions: 15 Miles north of Jackson, 25 miles southeast of Lansing, 35 miles northwest of Ann Arbor at the corner of Territorial and Bunkerhill Rd.

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On Washington St. between Main and Front. New Baltimore, MI 48047 586-215-7484 newbaltimorefarmersmarket.com Seasonal outdoor market located in historic downtown with shopping and restaurants within walking distance. A park with a beach, boat docks, fishing pier and picnic pavilion is located just steps from the market. Hours: First Sunday in May-mid-Oct: Sun, 9am-2pm. Directions: I-94 east to Exit 247, turn right, follow straight into market area.

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SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN NORTHVILLE Maybury Farm

50165 8 Mile Rd. Northville, MI 48168 248-704-9211 mayburyfarm.org

Maybury Farm is an educational working farm on 85 acres of farmland and forest in Northville. The Farm has over 100 animals, gardens, farm-themed playground and the Maybury General Store. The Farm also offers educational field trips/groups tours, birthday parties/corporate events, Farm Camp, Story Time, Wagon Rides, Corn Maze, Farm Fest, Great Fall Festival, and Santa Visit. Hours: Apr 13-Oct 24: Tues-Sun, 10am-5pm. Closed Mondays. Maple Syrup Festival weekends in March-3/6-3/28, noon-5pm; Farm Festival, June 5, 10am-5pm; Corn Maze: Sept 10-Oct 24; Great Fall Festival: Oct 9-10, 10am-5pm; Santa Visit: Dec 4, 5, 11 & 12. Hours may change based on weather.

9252 Currie Rd. Northville, MI 48167 734-560-2840 obstbaum.com Cider Mill and store on family friendly country setting of 27 acres of natural land. Donut making viewing, cider making view room and interactive pastry chef on premises. Hayrides of orchard available. Hours: Sept-Oct: Sat-Sun, 10am-6pm. Directions: On Currie Rd. between 7 Mile and 8 Mile Roads, 4 miles west of Beck Rd., 4 miles east of Pontiac Trail.

Three Cedars Farm

7897 Six Mile Rd. Northville, MI 48168 248-437-8200 threecedarsfarm.org Hayrides, U-Pick pumpkins, corn maze, kid play area, cider and donuts, country store, bonfires, birthday parties, barn rental, weddings, Christmas trees and pictures with Santa. Hours: Fall: Sun-Thurs, 10am-8pm; Fri-Sat, 10am-10pm. Directions: Six Mile at Curtis Rd. in Salem Township.

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Directions: Located on 8 Mile Rd., 1.5 miles west of Beck Rd. in Northville. Do not enter Maybury State Park but continue 1/4 mile west to the Maybury Farm entrance.

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SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN OAKLAND TWP. Rochester Cider Mill

5125 N. Rochester Rd. Oakland Twp., MI 48306 248-651-4224 rochestercidermill.com Family owned and operated Cider Mill producing cider in the Rochester area for several generations. Cousins, aunts, uncles, and core family members all pitch in to make the best cider and donuts in the region. Using local Michigan apples fresh from the orchard and selecting the best aromatic varieties (sequentially ripening), Rochester Cider Mill blends a crafted cider that is as rich as their roots. Hours: Mon-Sun, 8am-6pm. Directions: Two miles north of downtown Rochester on Rochester Rd.

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ORTONVILLE Ashton Orchards & Cider Mill

3925 Seymour Lake Rd. Ortonville, MI 48462 248-627-6671 Facebook/AshtonOrchards Ashton Orchards is a retail market that sells products produced on the farm. This includes apples, pears, peaches, honey, jam and jelly, cider, donuts, pies and other baked goods. Hours: Aug-Oct: Mon-Sat, 10am6pm, Sun, noon-6pm; Nov-Dec: MonSat, 10am-5pm, Sun, noon-5pm. Directions: 5 miles north of I-75 Exit 89N on Sashabaw Rd. at Seymour Lake Rd.

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5151 Marsh Rd Okemos, MI 48864 517-712-2395 meridian.mi.us One of the most popular destinations for residents and others from the surrounding area. A great opportunity to buy local, freshly grown produce directly from farmers. Featuring Michigan strawberries, beans, tomatoes, peaches, and blueberries in June and apples, winter squash, and pumpkins in the fall. Fresh bouquets of flowers all season and many specialty items. Come and check us out! Hours: May-June: Sat, 8am-2pm; July-Oct: Wed, 3-7pm, Sat, 8am-2pm; Dec-Apr: 1st and 3rd Sat, 10am-2pm. Directions: Corner of Marsh Rd. and Central Park Dr., north of Meridian Mall.


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Blake’s Orchard and Cider Mill

Middleton Berry Farm

4790 Oakwood Rd. Ortonville, MI 48462 248-831-1004 middletonberryfarm.com Middleton Berry Farm offers pickyour-own asparagus, flowers, strawberries, tomatoes and raspberries. Also honey, jellies and jams produced on the farm. They practice IPM and use sustainable practices. Cash or check only please. Hours: Seasonal: check website, Facebook and farm phone line. Directions: 5 miles west of M-24 and 5 miles east of M-15.

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PINCKNEY Schell Family Farm

10055 Dexter-Pinckney Rd. Pinckney, MI 48169 989-954-9978 schellfamilyfarm.com

Schell Family Farm is growing! Experience fun on the farm with U-Pick peaches and apples, seven acres of beautiful sunflowers, three acres of wildflowers, and pumpkins, wagon rides and haunted forest in the fall. New this year – Chooseand-Cut Christmas trees! Visit the website to see what’s in season and for information about school tours, the special event barn, and photography sessions on the farm. Hours: July-Dec: Fri-Sun. Please call or visit website for hours.

Directions: On US-23, take Exit 54 for M-36 toward Pinckney. Continue onto M-36 East for 2.5 miles. Turn right to continue on M-36 East for another 7.8 miles. Turn left onto Dexter-Pinckney Rd. Farm is 1/2 mile on the left.

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Donahee Farms

Wolcott Mill Metropark Farm Center

6055 Tower Rd. Plymouth, MI 48170 734-678-0782 donaheefarms.com

Spring plant sales, bedding plants, baskets, planters, vegetable plants. U-Pick/picked strawberries. Vegetables, fresh picked daily, sweet corn, melons, tomatoes, and more. Pumpkins and Halloween ornamentals, wholesale, retail. Regular vendors at the Ann Arbor and Northville Farmers Markets. Call or visit Facebook page for up-to-date information.

Hours: Seasonal, call for hours. Directions: Exit 49 (N. Territorial) off US-23, east 7 miles to farm, or Exit 15 (Gotfredson Rd.) off M-14, North to N. Territorial, west on N. Territorial, 3 miles to farm.

Plymouth Orchards & Cider Mill

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Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Please check website for current information.

Directions: Near Romeo, between North Ave. and Romeo Plank, between 31 and 30 Mile Roads.

Krep’s Apple Barn

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10685 Warren Rd. Plymouth, MI 48170 734-455-2290 plymouthorchards.com Experience a real farm at our certified organic orchard and farm. Free Admission. Wagon ride takes you through the orchard and production fields. Watch apple cider being made. Enjoy fresh organic fruit, apple cider, donuts, caramel apples, pies, decorative squash, dried apples, apple slushies. See our farm animals. Climb hay mounds. Pick your Halloween pumpkin. Party and group bookings. Hours: Main Store-Labor Day-1st weekend in Nov: Mon-Sun, 9am7pm; Red Shed Market at 10260 Ann Arbor Rd.-Labor Day-day before Thanksgiving, Mon-Sun, 10am-6pm. Directions: Convenient access from Detroit Metro and Ann Arbor areas via I-275, I-94 and M-14.

65775 Wolcott Rd. Ray, MI 48096 586-752-5932 metroparks.com Get a glimpse of rural life. Visit the 250-acre working farm and see cows, chickens, goats, pigs, sheep, ducks and horses. Observe morning milking daily. The interpretive staff conducts programs on a wide variety of subjects such as milk, lamb and wool production, soil and water conservation, sustainable agriculture, food processing and modern farming techniques. MAEAP Verified. Hours: Hours: 9am-5pm, daily, except

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SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN RICHMOND TOWNSHIP Stella Farm 31105 Weber Rd. Richmond Township., MI 48062 586-873-1138 stellafarm.org Stella Farm is a family-owned cut flower farm that specializes in in happy, healthy, sustainable cut flowers, including bouquets, floral arrangements, educational classes, and garden events. Hours: Varied hours, May-Oct. Check website for accurate weekend hours. Call ahead.

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REDFORD Redford Township Market at the Marquee 15145 Beech Daly Redford, MI 48239 313-387-2504

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The Marquee of Redford Township is a unique indoor open-air venue for Redford’s Market at the Marquee. Festivals, art fairs, craft shows and musical entertainment are periodically held. We look forward to seeing you. Come watch us grow! Hours: June 20-Oct 17: Sun, 10am-

3pm. Closed July 4 and Sept 5 for the holidays. Directions: Behind Town Hall, one block south of Five Mile Rd. and Beech Daly intersection in the heart of downtown Redford.

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Downtown Rochester Farmers Market

Hy’s Cider Mill

Corner of E. Third and Water St. Rochester, MI 48307 248-656-0060 downtownrochestermi.com All products grown or produced in Michigan offering the freshest produce, beautiful plants, delectable baked goods, wide array of prepared foods, and so much more. Weekly giveaways and monthly events include gardening programs, cooking demos, music. EBT accepted! Hours: May-Oct: Sat, 8am-1pm Directions: Corner of E. Third and Water St. (one block east of Main St.) in Downtown Rochester.

6350 37 Mile Rd. Romeo, MI 48065 810-798-3611 hyscidermill.com Hy’s Cider Mill is an old-fashioned cider mill with delicious fresh products and small enough to keep everything fresh! Offering apples, apple cider, U-Pick apples, fresh donuts, jams, jellies, cider slushies, and pumpkins. Picnic area. Hours: Sept-1st weekend in Nov: SatSun only, 11am-6pm. Directions: 1 1/2 miles west of Van Dyke, M-53.

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SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN Stony Creek Orchard and Cider Mill 2961 W. 32 Mile Romeo, MI 48065 586-752-2453t stonycreekorchard.com Stony Creek Orchard offers apple cider from their own mill, homemade donuts, farm market, picnic area, wagon rides to the orchard for U-Pick apples and raspberries on weekends. Ask about group field trips daily and moonlight hayrides. Hours: Sept-Dec: 9:30am-6pm, daily; Jan-Mar: Fri-Sun, 10am-5:30pm. Directions: Located on the north side of 32 Mile Rd. between M-53 (Van Dyke) and Rochester Rd.

ROMULUS Bird’s Berry Patch - Monster PUNK’NS

16750 Hannan Rd. Romulus, MI 48174 734-624-7724 Facebook/birds-berry-patch Specializing in U-Pick and we-pick fall red raspberries and Monster pumpkins. Other decoratives, corn stalks, baled straw, squash, gourds, munchkins, fat boy, prizewinners and honey. Call for harvest conditions for the red raspberries. Hours: Sept-Oct: 10am-dark, daily. Directions: I-275 to Exit 15 (Eureka Rd., west) to Huron River Dr. turn left (south), to Pennsylvania Rd., turn right (west), to 16750 Hannan Rd. Follow the signs.

SHELBY TOWNSHIP Shelby Township Farmers Market

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49965 Van Dyke Ave. Shelby Twp., MI 48317 shelbyfarmersmarket.com Outdoor market held at a lovely automotive history site, multiple local farmers who bring organic produce, eggs, honey, maple syrup, baked goods, meats plus handcrafted items, as well as local artisans, businesses and musicians. Special activities for kids, and free historic tours at 11am every week. Hours: May 15-Oct 16: Sat, 9am-2pm. Directions: Between 22 & 23 Mile Rds, and located on the front lawn of the Packard Proving Grounds Historic Site, a beautiful 17-acre site.

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Duke Petting Farm and Carriage Company 44 Samaria Rd. Temperance, MI 48182 419-410-7193

Verellen Orchards and Cider Mill

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Duke Petting Farm and Carriage Company prides itself on delivering hands on family friendly farm activities in a positive and impactful learning environment both on and off the farm. YOU come to us or we come to YOU! Let us plan and deliver your next party or event needs. Workshops and petting farm with over 15 different farm animals. Hours: May-Dec: Mon-Sun, 11am5pm. Directions: From I-75 South to Exit 6, Luna Pier, go right 6.7 miles. From US-23 South toward Toledo, take Exit 9, Summerfield, turn left for 3 miles, turn left on Samaria for 5.2 miles. Farm is on the left.

63260 Van Dyke Washington, MI 48095 586-752-2989 Facebook/VerellenOrchards Celebrating over 100 years of quality fruit at Verellen Orchards! U-Pick on cherries and strawberries only. Now carrying hand-dipped ice cream from Cook’s Farm Dairy. Fresh apples, peaches, pears, plums, grapes. Donuts and pies baked daily. Vegetables in season. MAEAP Verified. Hours: Year-round: Mon-Fri, 6:30am6pm, Sat-Sun, 7am-6pm; Closed major holidays: Christmas, New Year’s Day and Easter. Directions: North of 29 Mile Rd. on the east side of Van Dyke M-53, between Romeo and Washington on Old Van Dyke Rd.


SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN Westview Orchards & Winery 65075 VanDyke Washington, MI 48095 586-752-3123 westvieworchards.com

MAEAP Verified bi-centennial familyowned farm, featuring farm market, bakery, cider mill, petting farm, corn maze, wagon rides, playground, jumping pad, giant slide, straw mountain, tours, parties, U-Pick fruits, pumpkins, sunflowers, and winery. Hours: Farm Market & Bakery: May-Dec, 8am-6pm, daily; Farm Fun & U-Pick: June-Oct: 10am-5pm; Winery: Fri-Sun,1pm-6pm, yearround. Visit website for seasonal details and events. Directions: Take I-75 north to I-696 east, to Van Dyke north to M-53 north. Exit at 30 Mile Rd., go west 1/2 mile to traffic light, go through to enter grassy parking area on your right on north side of road.

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Diederich’s Berry and Produce Farm

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3537 Morrice Rd. Webberville, MI 48892 517-521-4667 Facebook/DiederichsProduceFarm Offering U-Pick and We-Pick strawberries and raspberries, as well as a variety of fresh produce and fruit in season, beginning with asparagus in the late spring and ending with winter squash in the fall. Hours: Hours vary, call ahead: 517521-4667 or visit Facebook page. Directions: I-96 to the Webberville Exit (M-52), north to Grand River, east to Webberville Rd., north to Allen Rd., east to Morrice Rd. and north to the farm.

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SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN YPSILANTI Rowe’s Produce Farm

10570 Martz Rd. Ypsilanti, MI 48197 734-482-8538 rowesproducefarm.com Featuring the most acreage dedicated to U-Pick strawberries in Michigan. Please visit website to get on “The List” which will inform you with up-to-date picking information directly to your email. Farm Market features Rowe’s fresh home-grown bi-color sweet corn and many locally grown fruits and vegetables throughout the summer. Hours: June-Sept: Hours vary by season. Directions: I-94 to Rawsonville Rd. (Exit 187), go south on Rawsonville, approximately 2 1/2 miles to Martz Rd., turn right, 1/4 mile on left.

There are approximately 90 hard cider producers in Michigan.

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Wiard’s Orchards and Country Fair

5565 Merritt Rd. Ypsilanti, MI 48197 734-482-7744 wiards.com One location, many options: Fresh cider, apple/pumpkin picking, country store, Corn Maze, old west hayrides, mini golf, giant inflatables, petting farm, play area, Valley View Mountain slides and paint ball. Hosting company picnics and parties in summer and fall. Hours: Sept-Oct: Check website. Directions: 1-94 to Exit 183 (Huron St.) Go south to Stony Creek Rd., turn right on Stony Creek Rd. Follow Merritt Rd. Turn right on Merritt Rd. Wiard’s is four miles off I-94.

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FARM FUN GUIDE

Mid-March—Mid-June

Spring FOOD

Hoop-house Greens, Maple Syrup, Asparagus, Garlic Scapes, Greens, Morels, Peas, Radishes, Ramps, Rhubarb, Scallions, Strawberries, Hydroponic Tomatoes U-Pick Asparagus, Strawberries FUN

Baby Animals, Blossom Festivals, Easter Egg Hunts, Maple Syrup Festivals, Mushroom hunting & Mushroom Festivals Mid-June­—Mid-September

Summer FOOD

Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Carrots, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Garlic, Greens, Herbs, Lettuce, Kale, Onions, Peppers, New Potatoes, Sweet Corn, Swiss Chard, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Zucchini Apricots, Blueberries, Cherries, Peaches, Plums, Raspberries, Watermelon, Cantaloupe, early Apples, Saskatoons, Paw Paws U-Pick Apricots, Blueberries, Cherries, Peaches, Raspberries, Tomatoes, Peppers, Herbs FUN

Lavender Harvest, Sunflower Festivals, County & Regional Fairs

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• Milk, Ice Cream, Cheese, Eggs, Meat, Honey, Maple Syrup, Baked Goods

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Availability varies slightly from year-to-year & from one region of the state to another.

September—November

Autumn FOOD

Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Celery, Kale, Leeks, Onions, Parsnips, Rutabaga, Sweet Potatoes, Potatoes, Turnips, Winter Squash, Pumpkins

Apples, Pears, fall Raspberries, Blackberries, Grapes, Plums, Chestnuts, Apple Cider, Donuts, Kettle Corn, Caramel Apples U-Pick Apples, Pumpkins, Gourds, Fall Raspberries, Pears FUN

Fall Harvest Festivals, Grape Harvest, Corn & Soybean Mazes, Apple & Corn Cannons, Cider Mills, Tractor or Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides, Hayrides, Field Trips

Gourds, Cornstalks & Hay Bales for Fall Decorating December—Mid-March

Winter FOOD

Hoophouse Greens, Beets, Carrots, Potatoes, Winter Squash, Apples, Holiday Pies & Baked Goods, Jarred Goods FUN

Choose & Cut Christmas Trees, Christmas Wreaths, Garland, Holiday Events with Santa & Reindeer, Horse-drawn Sleigh Rides, Holiday Wine Dinners, Cooking Classes, Live Nativity Events

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Alphabetical Listings Index A A.W. Overhiser Orchards 88 AJ’s Berry Farm 34 Alex’s Veggies 91 Alpena Farmers Market 32 Anderson & Girls Orchards & Gifts 57 Andy T’s Farm Market & Bakery 70 Apple Barrel Cider Mill 67 Apple Valley Orchards 22 Ashton Orchards & Cider Mill 109 B Bakker’s Acres 23 Barden’s Farm Market 88 Barden’s Farm Market II 87 Bardenhagen Farms 24 Battle Creek Farmers Market 74 Bayside Farmers Market 10 Bee Wise Farms 11 Berry Hill Farm 99 Bill’s Farm Market 22 Bird’s Berry Patch-Monster PUNK’NS 114 Blake’s Backyard - Almont 60 Blake’s Big Apple 96 Blake’s Orchard and Cider Mill 96 The Blast Corn Maze 99 Blueberry Patch 87 The Blue Water Project 25 Bob’s Barn Farm Market & Bakery 77 Border Country Berries 11 Bowerman Blueberries Farm Market 83 Brookside Farms Fritz’s Blueberries 86 Brookwood Fruit Farm 60 Brush Farms 89 Buchan’s Blueberry Hill 25

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C Calder Dairy and Farms 98 Cedarbrook Trout Farms 33 Cellar 1914/Shooks 18 Chateau Chantal 26 Chateau Grand Traverse 26 Cheboygan Farmers Market 32 Cherry Connection 26 Christofferson Farms 53 Corey Lake Orchards 92 Corn Fun Corn Maze 98 Cotton Creek Farms 24 Country Dairy 54 Country Mill 77 Crane Orchards U-Pick & Corn Maze 79 Crane’s Pie Pantry Restaurant & Winery 79 Critter Barn 56/57 D Dairy Discovery LLC Dearborn Farmers Market DeBacker Family Dairy DeBuck’s Corn Maze Deer Tracks Junction DeGrandchamp Farms DeLange’s Redberry Farm DeTour Farmers Market The Dexter Cider Mill Dexter Farmers Market Dick Family Farm Diederich’s Berry and Produce Farm Donahee Farms Duke Petting Farm Dutch Farm Market

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Alphabetical Listings Index E Ed Dunneback & Girls Farm Market 45 Elk Rapids Farmers Market 18 Elmcrest Acres 8 Erie Orchards and Cider Mill 101 Escanaba Farmers Market 9 F Fantail Farms 16 Farm Bureau BkCV Farmer White’s 28 Farmhaus Cider Co. 50 Flint Farmers Market 61 Flushing Farms 62 Frankenmuth.org 63 Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn 64 Frankenmuth Corn Maze at Weiss Centennial Farm 64 Frankenmuth Farmers Market 64 Franklin Cider Mill 97 The Frosty Apple 100 Fruit Acres Farm Market & U-Pick 78 The Fruitful Orchard and Cider Mill 66 Fruit Ridge Hayrides 51 Fryear’s Little Red Market 46 G Gallagher’s Farm Market 27 Gatchell’s Farm Market 78 Gavin Orchards LLC 44 Gladstone Farmers Market 9 Gladwin Farmers Market 65 Goldberry Woods B&B-Cottages-Farm 93 Golden River Orchard 33 Grand Haven Farmers Market 45 Grandpa Tiny’s Farm 64 GreenStone Farm Credit Services 118 Grow Benzie 16 Gull Meadow Farms 86 michiganfarmfun.com

H Hallstedt Homestead Cherries Hanulcik Farm Market Harrietta’s Blueberry Hill Harvey’s Farm Hawthorne Vineyards Heidi’s Farm Stand Heritage Farms Market Hill Bros. Orchards & Cider Mill Discover Holland Holland Farmers Market Hollywood Farms Holtz Christmas Tree Plantation Huhn Strawberry Farm Hy’s Cider Mill

21 51 20 91 27 52 44 46 85 83 74 105 61 113

I Indigo Lavender Farms Iron Fish Distillery

67 25

J J.W. Morlock & Girls LLC Jacob’s Farm Jake’s Country Meats Johnson’s Giant Pumpkins, LLC

93 27 77 69

K Kapnick Orchards Kei Ju Farm Kensington Metropark Farm Center Klenk Orchards Inc. King Orchards - Central Lake Kohl Farms Kokx’s Produce Kreps Apple Barn Krupp Farms Kutchey Family Farm

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Alphabetical Listings Index L Lakeshore Harvest Country 92 Lawrence Farmers Market 84 Leaman’s Green Applebarn 65 Lehmans Orchard Brewery/Farmhouse 76 Lehmans Orchard U-Pick and Winery 86 Lemon Creek Fruit Farm & Winery 75 Lewis Adventure Farm & Zoo 54 M M & M Farmers Market 10 Maple Leaf Farm and Creamery 19 Downtown Marquette Farmers Market 10 Maybury Farm 108 McCallum’s Orchard 67 Meridian Twp. Farmers Market 109 The Merry Hearted Cidery 66 Michigan Ag Council 37 Michigan Apple Committee Inside Fr/Cv Michigan Brewers Guild 107 Michigan Christmas Tree Association 13 Michigan Cider Association 46 Michigan Cider Makers Guild 46 Michigan Craft Beverage Council 28 Michigan Farmers Market Association 39 Michigan Maple Syrup Association 38 Michigan Radio Inside Bk/Cv Middleton Berry Farm 110 Mitchell Farm & Greenhouses 103 Modales Vineyards & Winery 80 Moelker Orchards and Farm Market 47 Montrose Orchards 68 Morgan Composting Inc. 55 Morrison Farms 29 Mueller’s Orchard and Cider Mill 68 Munsell Farms 102

N Nelson’s Farm Market 48 New Baltimore Farmers Market 106 Northeast Mich. Farm Mkt. - Oscoda 35 Northeast Mich. Farm Mkt. - Tawas City 36 Northern Lavender 21 Nugent Orchards 19 O Obstbaum Orchards Orchard Hill Farm

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P Pahl’s Country Store & Pumpkin Patch 17 Painted Turtle Hard Cider 53 Papas Pumpkin Patch 69 Partridge Creek Farm 9 Peacock Road Family Farm 68 Petersen’s Vegetable Corner 52 Phillips Orchards & Cider Mill 70 Pinecrest Christmas Tree Farm 80 Plymouth Orchards & Cider Mill 111 Polish Heritage Farm 17 Porter’s Orchard 66 Post Family Farm LLC 43/50 Pregitzer Farm Market LLC 106 Prillwitz Fruit Farms 79 Printwell 117

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Alphabetical Listings Index R Rajzer’s Farm Market & Greenhouses 78 Red Barn Market 53 Redford Twp. Market at the Marquee 112 Reenders Blueberry Farms 57 Reindeer Ranch 84 Rennhack Orchards Market 48 Rennie Orchards 29 Riverbend Farms 90 Robinette’s Apple Haus & Winery 47 Rochester Cider Mill 109 Downtown Rochester Farmers Market 113 Rockford Package Supply 45 Rooftop Landing Reindeer Farm 43 Rowe’s Produce Farm 117 Royal Farms Inc. 19 Russell Blueberry Farm 65 S Schantz’s Blueberries 69 Schell Family Farm 110 Schultz Fruitridge Farm, Inc. 84 Schwallier’s Country Basket 56 Shelby Twp. Farmers Market 114 Shuler Dairy 74 Sill Bros. U-Pick Tomatoes/Peppers 90 Simpson Family Farm 62 Snappy Apple Farm Market 42 Sommerfeldt’s Sommer Fresh Farm 75 South Haven CVB 89 Spicer Orchards 102 Spring Lake Farm and Garden Market 56 Spring Valley Trout Farm 101 Starbuck’s Blueberry Farm 76 Starz Orchards 12 St. Joe Farmers Market 91 St. Louis Farmers Market 71 Stella Farm 112 Stephenson Farm and Market 92 Stony Creek Orchard and Cider Mill 114 Strauss Produce 76 michiganfarmfun.com

T Tawas Blueberry Farm 37 Three Cedars Farm 108 Thunder Bay Resort 34 Trapp’s Berry Farm 55 True Blue Farms Country Store & U-Pick 82 Twin Maple Orchards 81 Two K Farms 24 U Uncle Frank’s Apple Town 16 Uncle John’s Cider Mill 70 Up North Farm Market & Petting Barn 49 V Verellen Orchards and Cider Mill Verhage Fruit Farms

115 83

W Wahmhoff Farms Nursery 81 Warren Orchards Between the Bays 28 Wasem Fruit Farm 104 WaterFire Vineyards 20 WCMU Public Media 128 Weesies Brothers Farm 54 Weiss Centennial Farm-Corn Maze 64 Westview Orchards & Winery 116 Whittaker’s Berry Farm 103 Wiard’s Orchards & Country Fair 117 The Wild Pumpkin 61 Wolcott Mill Metropark Farm Center 111 Woodland Enterprises, Inc. 57 Woods Farm 23 Woofs and Hoofs Ranch 87 Wyrick’s Orchard 71

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