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Eat Locally – Shop Locally

West Michigan is home to several Farmers’ Markets, and even more farm-based markets.  My favorite is Fulton Street Farmers’ Market, not just because of the (mostly) locally-sourced produce, dairy, meat, plants and flowers – but because it’s a great place to people-watch while you sip a morning java,

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Make a point to visit your local farmers’ market regularly this summer, and enjoy the seasonal selections. See you there!

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Wellness Starts at a Farmers Market

Fulton Street Farmers MarketOne of the best things you can do for yourself is to eat healthily, and what better place to help you do that than to shop at a farmers market?  Grand Rapidians have several to choose from, but the “grand dame” is Fulton Street Farmers Market  which opened in 1922.  The farmers market movement is growing, and most Michigan residents live close to at least one farmers market and/or to markets based at farms like those on “the Ridge” in Alpine Township.

Fulton Street Farmer’s Market is open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday from 8 am – 3 pm. Be sure to schedule a shopping trip to the Market this summer.  And, take a peek at some of the cool LLC titles on eating more naturally.

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