The Fulton Street Farmers Market Is Turning 100 This Year
The opening is coming up and will celebrate the legacy of the market.
The Fulton Street Farmers Market is turning 100 this year. The opening is coming up and will celebrate the legacy of the market.
The Fulton Street Farmers Market will open for its 100th season on Saturday, May 7. A news release reveals the market is the oldest farmers market in West Michigan. The centennial birthday year kicks off with a ribbon cutting with Mayor Rosalynn Bliss and other local dignitaries.
This years’ opening day will celebrate the legacy of the market, its farm vendors and the community. Throughout the main season, the market will host a number of community events.
The main market season will runs from opening day through Oct. 29 and will be open Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 8 to 2. There are lots of features such as locally grown produce, baked goods and other items.
Market Board Chair Michele Giordano says, quote, “The board of directors of Fulton Street Market have been planning great things for this main season.”
Staff and volunteers run the market, which is a non-profit organization. The land that the market sits on is a Grand Rapids city park. Parks and Recreation director David Marquardt says quote,“We’re excited to celebrate this incredible milestone and look forward to continuing this unique and valuable partnership.”
You can find more information about the market on its website at firstname.lastname@example.org