Farmers Markets Updates During COVID-19

As Michigan communities respond to COVID-19, year-round farmers markets that participate in Double Up Food Bucks are taking precautions to keep shoppers safe. See below for the latest updates. Please note, seasonal markets that normally open in May or June continue to monitor the situation and may delay their opening day. Double Up Food Bucks will continue to provide updates at doubleupfoodbucks.org. You can check updates to market hours at doubleupfoodbucks.org/locations.

Bay City – City Market, 401 Center Ave, Bay City, MI 48708, Facebook

  • The market is operating on reduced hours. There is no dining and events and classes are canceled until further notice. Shoppers can connect directly with market farmers on their web page to order takeout/delivery from as well as gift cards.

Detroit – Eastern Market, 2934 Russell Street, Detroit MI 48207, Facebook

  • Eastern Market will begin distributing Double Up Food Bucks on April 4th. The market is offering additional hand sanitizer for shoppers and is remaining open. Shoppers can connect directly with vendors and local businesses who are adapting their offerings during this time.

Flint – Flint Farmers Market, 300 E 1st St, Flint, MI 48502, Facebook

  • The market has stopped offering dining-in or seated dining. Some vendors at this location who sell prepared foods have delivery capabilities through Doordash and GrubHub. Shoppers can support vendors from afar by purchasing gift cards.

Grand Rapids – Fulton Street Farmers Market, 1145 Fulton St E, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, Facebook

  • The market is practicing extra precaution. You will find vendors outside rather than indoors. Shoppers can connect with vendors to purchase goods directly.

Waterford Township – Oakland County Farmers Market, 2350 Pontiac Lake Rd, Waterford Twp., MI 48328, Facebook

  • All cooking demos have been cancelled but the market remains open.

Updated: March 18, 2020