State and County websites
- MI Master Gardener Program
- Ingham County Horticulture
- Gardening in Michigan Website
- MSU Extension Service
- MSU Horticultural Society
- The Garden Project
- Gardening Club of Greater Lansing
- Greater Lansing Orchid Society
- Fenner Nature Center
- The Stewardship Network, Mid-Michigan Cluster
State-wide Associations and Clubs
- Wildflower Assn of MI
- MI Garden Club
- MI Botanical Club
- Michigan Mushroom Hunters’ Club
- MI Dahlia Assn
- MI Hosta Society
Preservation and Conservation
- Wild Ones Red Cedar Chapter
- MI United Conservation Club
- MI Organic Food/Farm Alliance
- Nature Conservancy – Michigan Chapter
Area Farmers Markets and Grocers
Local Farmers’ Markets and Grocers In the past five years, the number of farmers markets in Michigan has grown from around 90 in 2001 to over 150 today. Visit the Michigan Farmers Market Association’s website to find a comprehensive list of markets throughout the State of Michigan. Or go to http://www.localharvest.org/ and view an exhaustive directory of local markets throughout the Country. (From the City of Lansing’s Go Green Initiative website.)
• Allen Street Farmers Market
(Corner of Allen Street and Kalamazoo Ave) Opens in May. EBT and Project FRESH accepted. Contact: Kate Nault: (517) 485-7630.
• Dewitt Farmers Market
Every Saturday 9am-1pm from May 10th- October 11th. The Market is located in downtown DeWitt, MI just one half block north of the main intersection of Bridge and Main streets. (Brief list of vendors and what they will be selling)
• East Lansing Food Coop (ELFCO)
4960 Northwind Dr, East Lansing, 337-1266, email@example.com. Wide range of organic groceries and some local products
• Fowlerville Farmers’ Market
(213 S Grand Ave, at the Fowlerville village parking lot) – Wednesdays, May 7–October 29, 2:00 pm–7:00 pm; Project FRESH accepted. Fresh produce, nursery plants and fine hand craft items. Vendor spaces are available. Contact: Sandra Warner, 517-712-9134.
• Grand River Market
(117 Louis Glick Hwy, Jackson) Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, April-November, 7:00 am–4:00 pm. Currently selling flowers and rhubarb. Around late June they will have everything from fruits, vegetables, and “a delicious bread guy”. Contact: Mary Kuhl, 517-782-2038.
• Horrocks Farm Market
7420 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing, MI 48917. Open 7 days a week from 630am-10pm (517) 323-3782
• Lansing City Market
333 North Cedar Street, Lansing, MI U.S.A. 48912
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 8am-6pm and Saturdays from 8am- 4pm. For a product list visit.
• Mason Farmers Market
(Corner of Maple and Jefferson) – Saturdays, July 12-September 27th, 8:00 – 12:00; Project FRESH accepted. Flag day Farm market preview June 14th. Contact: Elaine Ferris firstname.lastname@example.org lots of veggies in season, herbs, bread and cookies and occasional honey and “Son-in-Law” salsas
• Meridian Township Farmers’ Market
5151 Marsh Rd, Okemos, MI 48864-1198; (517-853-4600)
(May-October) Saturdays 8am – 2pm May-October and Wednesdays 8am – 2pm July-October
• Old Town Commercial Association’s Farmers Market
203 E Grand River Ave, at Turner St in Lansing’s Old Town District, Lansing; 517-485-4293, Ralph D. VanLoton; May 6, Jun 3, Jul 1, Aug 5, Sep 9, 1p-5p; Project FRESH accepted; Held during “First Sunday Gallery Walk” for Old Town, Lansing, and East Lansing.
• Quality Dairy Store at Pine & Saginaw Streets
Michigan milk & dairy products & locally baked goods. Fresh MI produce provided weekly by Heritage Acres
• St. Johns Farmers Market
(100 Maple, west side of Clinton County Courthouse, downtown St. Johns) Saturdays, June 7th-November 19th, 8:00 am – noon; Project FRESH and Food Stamps accepted. Contact: Tyler Barlage, 989-227-1717.
• Student Organic Farm stand
(On the MSU campus on Farm Lane in front of the Auditorium). Thursdays, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm. Offers tours and workshops to help the public understand the process their food goes through.
• Williamston Farmers Market
(Corner of Putnam and High Streets) May 22 – October 16. Every Thursday 2pm – 7pm, 161 E. Grand River Next to City Hall. Contact: 517-655-1953.