Rockford Farm Market

Rockford Farm Market currently in first place in Michigan

July 7, 2011 // 0 Comments

So far, so good in nationwide Farmers Markets Contest by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Kim McKay, Rockford City Treasurer who also serves as Rockford’s Farm Market Administrator, could not contain her glee when she informed the Squire, “I can’t believe it! The Rockford Farm Market currently leads all other markets in the state of Michigan and is in third place in the entire [...]

Rockford Farm Market takes silver in Townie Awards

June 30, 2011 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL America’s Favorite Farm Market—could be… your vote could make the difference! photo by CLIFF HILL Every year the July edition of On-the-Town, the arts and entertainment magazine of West Michigan, published monthly by Advance BCI Inc., announces their Townie Awards. Each year the magazine’s readers are asked to think local and vote for [...]

This week at the farm market…

June 23, 2011 // 0 Comments

Patrick and Peggy Bekker of Belmont purchase a Father’s Day treat of Gourmet Jerky from Rockford Farm Market vendor Kathy Bueche. From their state-certified kitchen in Marne, Mich., Gourmet Jerky, a long-time Rockford market vendor, uses beef, pork, chicken, deer, elk and buffalo to produce an amazing variety of flavored jerky. by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Remember, if you [...]

Rockford Farm Market opening best ever

June 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL It was a postcard perfect day for the opening day of the Rockford Farm Market last Saturday. Most every stall in the market was filled by local Michigan vendors. Michigan-grown produce is considerably less abundant at this time because the growing season was delayed due to unseasonably cool and rainy weather this spring—one exception being [...]

Rockford’s ‘Pure Michigan’ Farm Market ends first decade

October 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

by Cliff and Nancy Hill Michigan is the second most diverse agriculture state in the nation, and nowhere is that diversity and abundance more apparent than every Saturday morning at downtown Rockford’s Farm Market. Rockford’s Farm Market ends its 2010 season this Saturday, Oct. 30. Vendors await with a cornucopia of locally grown fall produce. Photo by CLIFF HILL [...]
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