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2013 WINTER FARMERS' & ARTISANS' Market
IZZO-MARIUCCI CENTER
(Corner of East A and Carpenter Avenue)
9:00 AM to 12:00 NOON
2nd Saturday of the month
(November through April)




2013 Iron Mountain Summer Farmers' Market


Joan Flood & Magee Johnson Park

Corner of East Hughitt and Iron Mountain Streets

8:00 AM - 12 NOON each Saturday 

June 8 through October 19

Rain or shine!
 

Tips for Attending
 The Farmers'
Market

 
Ride your bike! No worries about parking and a bike basket will be all you need.
 
Bring Cash. Farmers do not take debit cards. Small bills also make it easier for everyone.
 
Bring a cooler. If you are planning on “The Market” being your first stop of the day, bring a cooler to keep your produce fresh.
 
Ask Questions. Farmers are very
knowledgeable and love to share their information. Ask, Ask, Ask!
   
 
 

What Can You Find ?
Baked goods: jams, pies, breads, turnovers, cookies, maple syrup, honey and granola
 
Fruits and Veggies:
apples, asparagus, rhubarb, beans,
beets, cabbage, carrots, corn, cucumbers, lettuce,
spinach,
radishes, onions, peas, pumpkins, squash, tomatoes,
raspberries,
strawberries, blue berries, watermelon, cantaloupe
 
New to the Market-- flowers, eggs, soaps, jewelry, Yooper trinkets,
wind chimes, bison meat, and more
 
 

 

Weekly Guests
 
 
June 08 Spring Lake Animal Shelter & 4-H Girls Group
June 15 A.C.E & I.M.P.D
June 22 Spring Lake Animal Shelter & Greenleaf--IM Bike 4 Kids Event
June 29 U.P. Troopers Association Home Based Business
July 6 Spring Lake Animal Shelter & Daily News Circulation Department
July 13 Iron Mountain Fire Department
July 20 Spring Lake Animal Shelter
July 27 Breiting Fire Department & "Make your own baby food" with Shelly Ringel
August 3 Newspaper in Education & Home Based Business
August 10 Spring Lake Animal Shelter & Community Action
August 17 Italian Fest
August 24 Spring Lake Animal Shelter
August 31 Home Based Business
September 7 Spring Lake Animal Shelter, Red Cross Demo & Herb Oil and Vinegar Demo
September 14 U.P Troopers Association
September 21 Spring Lake Animal Shelter Karaoke
September 28 N/A
October 5 N/A
October 12 N/A


Who Benefits from a Farmers' Market?
 
  • Small Farm Operators:  Those with less than $250,000 in annual receipts who work and manage their own operations meet this definition (94 percent of all farms).
  • Farmers and Consumers:  Farmers have direct access to markets to supplement farm income.  Consumers have access to locally grown, farm-fresh produce and the opportunity to personally interact with the farmer who grows the produce.

  • The Community:  Many urban communities where  fresh, nutritious foods are scarce gain easy access to food.  Farmers' Markets also help to promote nutrition education, wholesome eating habits, and better food preparation, as well as boosting the community's economy.

Click here for the Vendors Market Application.
 

The Iron Mountain Main Street Program
 
Participation in this program was awarded to Iron Mountain by way of a grant process through Michigan's Cool Cities Initiative, aimed at creating more jobs and investment in Michigan's downtowns.  A revitalization program aimed at improving historic downtown districts, the Cool Cities Main Street Program has proven successful in many communities across Michigan.
 
Iron Mountain is working toward restoring its historic architecture while harvesting community participation and investment in the area.

This is done through the Main Street Four-Point Approach of
Organization, Design, Promotions, and Economic Restructuring.  Each of the four points has a subsequent committee of concerned members of the community.  Through community participation and financial contribution, the four committees work on projects aimed at accomplishing their specific goals.
 


 
The Iron Mountain Downtown Development Authority
 
The mission of the Iron Mountain Downtown Development Authority/Main Street organization is to enhance and promote the economic and social vitality of the Iron Mountaincentralbusiness districtby cultivating a unique and quality atmosphere that attracts and retains business, shoppers and residents while maintaining our historic character utilizing the Main Street four point approach of Organization, Business Development, Design and Promotion.
 
 
Iron Mountain Main St.