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Blueberries and Snowcones

Blueberries and Snowcones

Jackie Mortell
October 15
Filed under FARMERS' MARKET, SERIES

Thirty-five years ago, Carol Brooks bought a stall at the Ann Arbor Farmer’s Market so she could sell her blueberries. Ever since then, she has been delighting locals with her blueberries as well as kettle corn, hand towels, seat cushions, scrubbies and the favorite of Community High School studen...

Wolfe Orchards

Wolfe Orchards

Anna Dinov
October 14
Filed under FARMERS' MARKET, SERIES

The Ann Arbor Farmers Market, held on Wednesdays and Saturdays, attracts many Community High School students due to its ideal location in Kerrytown. Every Wednesday when lunch starts, at 11:15, the flood of high school students comes rushing out of the back doors, headed across the street and to K...

Jay Jermo

Jay Jermo

Claire Middleton, Bella Yerkes, and Cammi Tirico
October 7
Filed under FARMERS' MARKET, SERIES

“My first two or three sales were raws [honey], and we only had two flavors at the time. We had lemon and raspberry, and I had like four women at separate times, and the fourth lady asked me what kind of other stuff we had and we didn’t have anything else so I just started making stuff up. I just...

The Ann Arbor Farmers Market: Old and New Faces Bring Items to Sell

The Ann Arbor Farmers Market: Old and New Faces Bring Items to Sell

Megan Syer and Mary DeBona
October 14
Filed under FARMERS' MARKET, LOCAL

After watching employers mix up the rhodonite and the rhodochrosite repeatedly, Debra Marx, the handyman at a jewelry store in Massachusetts, decided to stop what she was doing to tell them to stop. After telling them about how she studied geology in college, she explained that the difference between the...

Wasem Farms

Janie Burns and Maya Gurfinkel
December 17
Filed under FARMERS' MARKET

“Jam, donuts, apples, pears, plums, cherries, gooseberries, currants, peaches, winterberries, curly willow, pussy willow,” said Wasem, owner of Wasem farms. They bring all of these and more Wasem Fruit Farm brings to the Ann Arbor Farmers Market. Over the past sixty years, business has started ...

Evolution

Evolution

Chase Dudley
October 25
Filed under FARMERS' MARKET

The Wednesday morning sun shines down through the cracks of the canopy covering the Ann Arbor Farmers Market. The sun reflects off of the art work made by Dana Ray in her stall 17. She sits content, watching as the locals walk through the market admiring her artwork and buying the fresh produce that...

Pesto Paul

Pesto Paul

Manasseh McClair
October 23
Filed under FARMERS' MARKET

  Take your taste buds on a trip to Italy! Indulge them in the finest pesto emerged in San Giovanni in Fiore- a small town in southern Italy. This delicious pesto sauce was made from a recipe that was passed on by Paul Martin’s Italian grandmother. It’s made with fresh organic basil, parme...

Noodles and Men

Noodles and Men

Sarae Vawters
October 23
Filed under FARMERS' MARKET

The Local Epicurean is offering Michigan hand made noodles at the Ann Arbor farmers market made by four different guys. Caleb Steiner is one of the four men that make the pasta. He has been making pasta for a couple years now but, just six months ago he joined this company. The Local Epicurean is in ...

More Than Just A Store Bought Bar

More Than Just A Store Bought Bar

Jasmine Chang, Victoria Laurette, and Photos by Henry Jones and Theo Heimann
October 18
Filed under FARMERS' MARKET

It’s early in the morning. Britten Stringwell hurries to take a batch of bars out of the dehydrator. After about eight hours of dehydrating, her experiment for a new flavor was complete. She tastes the bars, and deems her experiment successful. Stringwell writes down the ingredients, she will add the...

Living on Livestock

Living on Livestock

Alli Doxey and Photos by Trey Sarmento
October 18
Filed under FARMERS' MARKET

Every Wednesday Dave Steinhauser gets up, drives 11 miles to Ann Arbor, and sets up his stand for another day at the Farmers Market.  “I’ve been coming here for three years” he says, “I grew up on a farm, it was in our blood, and so did my wife. It was a natural extension just to go back to...

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