Farmers Markets2022-08-30T20:10:15+00:00

Grand Haven & Spring Lake

Farmers Market

Grand Haven Market and the Spring Lake Farm & Garden Market are managed by The Chamber of Commerce Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Ferrysburg to provide farmers and small business owners an opportunity to sell their fresh, Michigan grown and/or produced foods directly to customers. The Market will act as the community gathering place to educate and encourage healthy living within our communities.

Please be courteous – dogs and smoking are prohibited at both Markets.

Grand Haven Farmers Market

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Spring Lake Farm & Garden Market

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Accepted Payments

Bridge Card/Snap
Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB)
Dune Dollars
Power of Produce (POP) Kids Club
Senior Market FRESH
WIC Project FRESH

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Double Up Food Bucks

Power of Produce (POP)

The goal of this program is to educate our local youth about healthy eating and to make fresh foods accessible to them. The purpose of the POP Kids Club is to empower kids to make healthy choices, and have fun while doing it!

How it Works:

  • Children ages 2 – 13 can sign up to be a “member” of the POP Kids Club at the Market Information Table.
  • They must have an adult’s signature to participate
  • Each time a POP Kids Club member visits the Market, they will have their “Passport to Health” stamped at the Market Information Table and will be given two (2) $1 POP Kids Club tokens to be spent on fruits or vegetables at the Spring Lake Farm & Garden Market or the Grand Haven Farmers Market.
  • Please note: the program is being handled on a DAILY basis. The spots available each day are on a first-come-first-serve basis

Details:

  • Spring Lake Farm & Garden Market OR Grand Haven Farmers Market
  • Wednesdays & Saturdays, June 11 – August 24, 8am – 1pm (GH) or Thursdays, June 16 – August 18, 9am – 1pm (SL)
  • The program provided for the first 200 kids per week(100 at each Market)
  • Free for children to participate!

Ottawa Food

Ottawa Food is a collaboration of over 45 agencies and individuals working to ensure that community members have access to healthy, local and affordable food. Our members come from a variety of sectors, including public health, food pantries, human service organizations, farmers, local businesses, community members, and more.

Lil Vendors

Kids are invited to get creative this summer with the opportunity to make crafts to sell at the Grand Haven Farmers Market OR the Spring Lake Farm & Garden Market.

Who can participate?

  • Children ages 4-11
  • Cost is $5 to sign up with parent’s signature.
  • Parents are to bring $5 in cash day to the Market Manager’s day off participation.

When are the “Lil Vendors” Days?

  • Grand Haven: June 22, July 13, and August 10
  • Spring Lake: June 23, July 14, and August 11
  • Children will sell their crafts from 9am-1pm on their assigned day.

What can I sell?

  • Children will have the opportunity to sell a creative project of their choice (Examples: bracelets, finger puppets, slime).
  • No food or drink items can be sold.
  • Children and their guardians will be required to buy any products necessary for the project that they choose.
  • Children can price items as they see fit, but must be under $5 per item.
  • Each child should plan to bring between 15 and 25 of their items to sell.

How can I participate?

  • There are four one-hour slots available for each “Lil Vendor” Day.
  • Children may only sign up for one hour per market day.
  • Sign-up will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis at the Market Information Table prior to the “Lil Vendor” Days.

Please note:

  • Children and their guardians will be responsible for bringing and setting up their own tables, chairs, etc.
  • A guardian must stay with each child the entire assigned time on the “Lil Vendors” Day.

Sign-Up:

  • Please contact Antoinette Martin at amartin@grandhavenchamber.org or contact The Chamber Office at (616) 842-4910

For Vendors

Market Nonprofits

Please contact Antoinette Martin at  amartin@grandhavenchamber.org if interested in having a non-profit booth. Nonprofit organizations are able to staff a table at the Market to promote & inform the public about their organization as along is involves healthy eating, living, or agriculture. We do not allow for non-food vendors to sell items.

Contact

Antoinette Martin, Market Master
616.842.4910
amartin@grandhavenchamber.org

Courtney Holmes, Market Manager
616.842.4910
MarketManager@grandhavenchamber.org

Campaigning Policy

The Chamber does not endorse candidates for public office, nor does it provide a platform for individuals to campaign at any Chamber sponsored events, including, but not limited to the Early Bird Breakfast, BASH, and Jingle Bell Parade. City and Village rules for campaigning (if applicable) will apply in public space outside of the areas designated for festivals and Farmers Markets.  Candidates may not set up booths or distribute literature within the Festivals or Farmers Market itself or impede foot or vehicular traffic in any way around these venues.