Rummage Sale and Antiques Day & Grow Sports Day July 31st
Rummage Sale and Antiques Day & Grow Sports Day July 31st
Check out our summer market
The Friends of the Alpena Farmers’ Market is once again binging back our Community Rummage Sale and Antiques Day at Mich-e-ke-wis park. This event will take place along with the Alpena Farmers' Market and allow community members, antiques dealers and collector the opportunity to buy and sell their local treasures.
This day will also take place along with the Grow Sports Day from 10:00AM-2:00PM. All of the $20 vendors stall fees from this event will go towards area sports and we will be accepting donated rummage sale items to be sold at a fundraising booth. Contact
Nancy Mead at 989-884-9225 or
J.B. Cook at 989-255-9372
Please fill out the form below and either send this to the Friends of the Alpena Farmers' Market not PO Box 123 Alpena 49707 or drop off during market hours. Please also download rules and bylaws for the event.
Getting kids and adults involved in sports again or for the first time. Donated sports equipment will be given away to help get us moving toward a healthier Alpena. Local sports will be also be represented and signing up participants.
This day will also take place along with the Community Rummage Sale & Antiques Day from 8:00AM-5:00PM. All vendor fees from this event will go towards area sports and we will be accepting rummage sale items to be sold at a fundraising booth.
MidMichigan Health Trauma Program will also be giving out free bike helmets at this event.
We would appreciate any donated rummage sale and antiques items to be sold at the fundraising boot durning the Rummage Sale and Antiques Day. We are also looking for any sport equipment to give the participating sports booths to give away at the event. These include: Baseball helmets, gloves, bats, and shoes. Soccer shoes, balls, and shin guards. Footballs, and shoes. Golf Clubs. Tennis racquets. Skis and boots(cross country and downhill). Hunting cloths and equipment. Fishing poles and tackle. Kayaks and canoes, paddles, and oars. Sale boats and equipment. Hockey skates, sticks, and equipment. Figure skates, bags, and costumes. Costumes. Skateboards. Weights and exercise equipment. Bikes. Disk Golf equipment. Track shoes/equipment. Boxing gloves. Rollerblades. Roller-skates.
Please contact Liz Klemens at 989-255-8106 if you or your organization would like to participate. We are accepting donations at the farmers market every Sauturdays until the event day and Wednesdays starting in July. The market is open 8AM-1PM.
Founded in 1978. Selling locally grown fresh produce, baked goods, grass fed beef, eggs, poultry, fresh herbs, mushrooms, plants, artisan breads, cut flowers, perennials, maple syrup, honey, and arts and crafts from Alpena, Alcona, Montmorency, Presque Isle, and Oscoda counties. We accept credit cards, EBT, Double Up Food Bucks, WIC, Project Fresh coupons.
Winter Market- at Alpena Mall Saturdays 9am-1pm Starting 10/29/20.
Summer Market-at Mich-E-Ke-Wis park near large picnic area, playground, volley ball courts, outdoor pavilion, and Starlite Beach with its awesome new splash pad. Starting May every Saturday 8am-1pm. Open Wednesday and Saturday 8am-1pm, starting in July through October.
It is the vision of the Alpena Farmers Market to become a leader in the development a year-round market, to foster agricultural growth, and maximize locally produced products.
Friends growing together to support the health and nutrition of our local community
Event to Celebrate all that the Alpena area has to offer with dinner provided by local chefs using local produced and grown products. Live auction and Chinese raffle to support Friends of the Farmers Market projects and scholarship fund.
September 4th and 11th 8:00-12:00pm
Friends of the Alpena Farmers' Market sell beautiful large hardy mums to raise money for Kids Day
On this day the Friends of the Alpena Farmers' Market and the FFA help with many free kids activities including live music, FFA hay rides, petting zoo, pumpkin carving, cider making demonstrations, face painting, balloons, games, cider and donuts, giant pumpkins.
This program encourages and educates kids about healthier food and healthier choices by participating in fun, interactive activities alongside market vendors and volunteers. Kids are also given the opportunity to sell their own produce and products for free on certain market days. By empowering kids we hope to future health outcomes of childhood obesity while developing a new generation of informed and healthier market shoppers and producers. The main sponsor of this program is Greenstone Farm Credit Union.
Free transportation to the market for seniors using a TBTA vouchers that can be found at The Friends of the Alpena Farmers Market booth located at the market. This program is made possible through the Older Persons Act/Alpena Count millage dollars.
$500 scholarship awarded to college bound or high school senior pursuing an agricultural, forestry, wildlife, or environmental science major. Deadline for this scholarship has been extended until April 2021 due to unforeseeable circumstances.
Greeting Alpena Farmers Market Customers,
In these uncertain times the Alpena Farmers' Market is committed to keeping the community, vendors and our customers as safe as possible while providing access to high quality, locally produced, fresh products.
WE ARE OPEN now open outside at Mich-e-ke-wis park located at 1302 South State Street. Hours of operation are from 8am to 1pm. We are following local, state and federal guidelines as well as monitoring the Center for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) closely to try and reduce risk of exposure to the community and our vendors.
We have taken a number of proactive steps to reduce risk of exposure at our farmers' market and asking our vendors and market partners to follow best practices as recommended by the CDC to reduce exposure and spread of COVID 19.
The following changes have been made:
In addition for the safety of our community we ask that everyone take personal precautions to prevent the spread of COVID 19:
We understand this is a complex and constantly changing time for our community. We are consulting, learning, and getting the best information from our key partners, advisors, and collaborators, including state leaders and organizations. Please stay safe.
Alpena Farmers Market Management
Contact us at 989-255-9372
Do you have questions or comments? Send us a message, and we will get back to you soon!
Summer-Mich-e-ke-wis Park, 1302 S State Ave, Alpena, Michigan 49707
Open Year Round Summer Market 2020 (June-October) Mich-e-ke-wis Park, 1302 State Street 8:00 am - 1:00 pm. Open every Saturday Starting May 30th and Wednesday and Saturday Starting July 8th-October 24th
Winter Market 2020 (October-May) Located at the Alpena Mall Saturdays 10:00am-12:00pm Starting Saturday October 24th
Upcoming Farmers Market Events
First day for outside summer market at Mich-E-Wis Parke
Market will be open every Wednesday and Saturday through October 21st
Health screening and BLS/AED education at the market
This event will take place along with the farmers market and Grow Sports Day. Community members, antique dealers and collectors the opportun...
Getting kids and adults involved in sports again or first the time. Donated, new, and used sports equipment will be given away to get us mov...
2021 Alpena Farmers Market Vendor Applicaiton (pdf)Download
2021 double up food vendor agreement (pdf)Download
2021 WIC agreement (pdf)Download
ALPENA FARMERS MARKET BY LAWS April 2021 (pdf)Download
FRIENDS OF THE ALPENA FARMERS Bylaws April 2021 (pdf)Download
Friends Sign up Sheet 2020 (pdf)Download