The Benton Harbor Farmers Market, operated by the Berrien County Health Department, is open again for another season in downtown Benton Harbor. The market is open each Wednesday through the end of September in City Center Park (corner of Main and Pipestone) from 10am-4pm. The Benton Harbor Farmers Market offers a wide variety of locally-grown, affordable fresh fruits and vegetables as well as a variety of other locally-sourced items, like meats, baked goods, honey, and other food items. The market gladly welcomes Bridge Cards (EBT), Senior Project FRESH, and WIC Project FRESH coupons. For another year in a row, the market is also offering people with Bridge Cards an opportunity to double their spending power with the Double Up Food Bucks program.
Community members shopping at the market this summer will enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities, including cooking demonstrations from Lakeland Health, taste tests of the fresh produce available, and lots of games/activities for children. There’s no better way to strengthen our local community than to shop and eat locally. By visiting the Benton Harbor Farmers Market, residents are supporting our local farmers, our economy, and our community as well as getting healthy and fresh food for themselves and their families.
The Benton Harbor Farmers Market is supported by grant funding from Be Healthy Berrien through the United Way of Southwest Michigan. New vendors are welcome and encouraged to contact the Berrien County Health Department for more information. Find information about the market, featured farmers, produce available each week on the Benton Harbor Farmers Market Facebook page.