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Leisure Services Director

Debbie Bilbrey-Honsowetz
1150 Canton Center S.

Recreation: 734/394-5460
Parks: 734/394-5310
Administration: 734/394-5360
Fax: 734/394-5366

leisure@canton-mi.org

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Canton Leisure Services is the recipient of the 2008 National Recreation and Park Association Gold Medal Award

 

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Preservation Park, 500 North Ridge Road
Canton, MI 48188

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Phone: 734/394-5375
Fax: 734/394-5475

cantonfarmersmarket@
canton-mi.org

Farmers Market
Sundays, May 18-October 19
(closed July 6)
9 am - 1 pm

 

What's New at the Market - August 17, 2014

Proud Member of the Michigan Farmers Market Association
  • Jen Cass will be singing on the porch from 10am-1pm
  • Stop in with all your garden questions at the Master Gardener tent on the center of the gravel drive. Master Gardeners also provide information on seasonal gardening topics.
  • Market Kids can participate in a interactive drum circle with Ms. Carissa at 10:30, 11 or 11:30am and enjoy a watermelon craft this week. Don't miss the fun!
  • Clean off those bookshelves and bring those gently loved books to the Market and swap them for other books at the Youth Book Exchange.
  • The Canton Historical Society will be hosting a book signing on August 17. Author Kathleen Shephard Sleek wrote The Ghost By The Side of the Road; The Legacy which provides a spotlight on a small farming community that once stood in Canton's borders. The book is filled with photographs and wonderful family stories.

Michigan Goods Available:

Produce & Plants: corn, tomatoes, beans, cucumbers, melons, garlic, summer strawberries, summer squash, blueberries, raspberries, apples, beans, spinach, kale, broccoli, scallions, cherries, herbs, bok choy & a variety of Asian produce, cauliflower, cabbage, greens, lettuce, radish, potato, chard, onion, turnip, leeks, arugula, cut flowers & more.

Food: honey, dressings, marinades, conventional & grass fed meat, farm eggs, baked goods, frozen falafel mix, gluten-free baking mixes, garlic sauce, artisan cheese & bread, jams & more.

Hand Crafted Goods: hand crafted soap, body scrubs, jewelry, wood birdhouses and a variety of wood work.

Farmer's Market
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For the latest news and information on what's happening at the Canton Farmers Market, sign up for the weekly seasonal e-newsletter

Lunch at the Market

Smokey Rhodes BBQ

Vendors news:

  • Don't miss Biggby Coffee on the porch serving coffee & iced coffee drinks!
  • Cellar Door Soap, Grace Savory & Sweet (gluten free mixes), Don't Worry Bead Happy (jewelry), SP Woodworking, Lush Paws (body scrubs) and Woolsey's Wonders (girls accessories) will return this Sunday 8/17.

Know your farmer. Know your food!

Each week, look for food safety tips, MDA, USDA & Canton Farmers Market guidelines or a farmers/vendor highlight so you can be aware while shopping at the Market!

  • What are the requirements for a farmer selling meat and poultry at a farmers market?

    "The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) requires that persons slaughtering and selling beef, pork, lamb, or more than 20,000 poultry per year operate under continuous, federal inspection. A USDA seal of inspection must appear on all packages of meat originating at such a plant.

    Farmers may sell the meat from their animals at a farmers market if it was processed at a USDA inspected facility. Small poultry producers may have their birds processed either at a USDA inspected plant or an MDARD inspected plant. If the product originates at an MDARD-inspected facility, it is necessary to have a copy of the MDARD license on hand at the farmers market for the reference of the Market Manager or local food inspector. If the vendor isn't the producer of the animals from which the meat is derived, the vendor is required to hold a food establishment license at the farmers market.

    Selling packaged meat at the farmers market requires sanitary handling and temperature control. Packaged meats may be sold frozen, or refrigerated at 41°F or below. Handling of exposed, unpackaged meat or poultry is not permitted at a typical farmers market."

Double Up your Food Bucks at the Canton Farmers MarketComing Soon:

Check out our Facebook page for a daily Market update!

 

 

 

 

Coming Up in Canton
DDA Board of Directors Meeting

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)

Canton Color Tour Jazz Series

Canton Lions Club Corn Roast

Farmers Market

Canton Senior Center: Little Stitches of Hope

Olympic Feedback

Merit Commission Meeting - Canceled

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