Rockford’s lead evaporates in farm market contest

Cradled on his father’s chest, 3-month-old Brady Cronkright assists his father Tom in voting for Rockford Farm Market.

Let’s win one for Rockford, two for Michigan by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL The America’s Favorite Farmers Markets contest voting website has revealed that the Rockford Farm Market is not alone in Michigan in trying to win a title as America’s Favorite Farmers Market. There will be four winners named, one for each of four […]

Rockford enters America’s Favorite Farmers Markets contest for 2011

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Granddaddy of area farm markets to open Saturday, June 4 by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Rockford City Treasurer Kim “Farmer” McKay wears many hats, one of which is that of Rockford’s Farm Market Administrator. McKay is proud to announce that the wildly popular Rockford-sponsored Farm Market returns for its 11th season this Saturday, June 4. […]

Letters to the Editor—April 22, 2010

Reader disagrees with Farmer’s Market dog decision Dear Mr. Young, I am writing this letter to express my strong disappointment in the City Council’s irresponsibility by deciding to allow dogs to be present at the weekly Farmer’s Market. In making their decision, City Council has potentially sacrificed the safety of many citizens, as well as […]

Couple bet their farm on ‘green’ community

‘Lettuce’ introduce you to newest regular vendor at Rockford’s Farm Market. The market is held each Saturday in downtown Rockford.

by CLIFF and NANCY HILL Last summer The Rockford Squire published a series of articles highlighting a cross-section of vendors at the Rockford Farm Market. There were no plans to continue the series this year, but a young couple has recently been awarded a coveted weekly slot at the farm market and theirs is a […]

Rockford Farm Market is pure Michigan

STRAIGHT FROM THE FARM—Visitors will enjoy the friendly atmosphere and fresh variety the Rockford Farm Market offers during summer months.

  by Cliff and Nancy Hill   According to the Michigan Department of Agriculture – if every Michigan family would buy just $10 a week of local Michigan fruits and vegetables, it would keep $37 million new dollars each week working for you right here at home. For the past eight years Rockford has been way […]