2024 Winter Farmers Markets to Explore

Do you picture sunshine and tomatoes when you think of the farmers market? Well, then, it’s time to expand your palate! Winter farmers markets are full of great year-round local eats, like cheese, eggs, root vegetables, and jam. Make sure to check out these great winter markets across the state: 

Find Variety at the Holland Farmers Market

Head over to the Holland Civic Center Place for local winter vegetables, fresh apples, farm-raised meat, specialty foods, and so much more! Over 30 vendors pack the Indoor Winter Market, so there’s something for every meal plan. The market is accessible for alternative currencies, including Bridge cards, Double Up Food Bucks, and Market Bucks gift certificates. Free parking and fresh coffee from Lemonjello’s is the icing on the cake at this delightful winter market! 


When: 1st and 3rd Saturdays from 9 am until 1 pm through April 

Where: the Holland Civic Center Place (150 West 8th Street)

9 Bean Rows produce, including radicchio, beets and pea shoots, at the winter farmers market at the Grand Traverse Commons

Shop the Mercato at the Grand Traverse Commons

Nestled in the heart of Traverse City in the historic Grand Traverse Commons, experience local finds amongst great shops and dining every Saturday in the winter months. Shoppers can expect to pick up pasta, baked goods, honey, and maple syrup, as well as eggs and cheese! Ain’t no party like the local food party in Traverse City! 


When: Saturdays from 10 am until 2 pm

Where: the Mercato corridor at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons

Artisan Items at the Dexter Winter Farmers Market

Dedicated to supporting local growers and producers, the Dexter community hosts a winter market at the Huron River Methodist Church through April. Visit 30 welcoming farmers and artisans selling anything from arts and crafts and jewelry to eggs, meats, bread, and baked goods. Add the winter market to your Saturday tradition! 


When: 1st and 3rd Saturdays from 9 am until 1 pm through April

Where: Huron River Methodist Church, 7643 Huron River Drive

Up North Finds at the Boyne City Market 

Boyne City Market at the Pavilion celebrates local eating, year-round! Find favorite vendors such as Blackbird Gardens, Lottie’s Bagels, Eat Nicely Soups, the Cultured Baker, and Charlevoix Cheese Co. as you sip hot coffee or cocoa and peruse Northern Michigan artwork. Explore all of their 20+ vendors every Saturday through May! 


When: Saturdays from 9 am until 12:30 pm through May 11th

Where: Veteran Park Pavilion

Where are your favorite wintertime local finds? Let us know using the hashtag #tastethelocaldifference!