No longer are Wednesdays only the middle of the week; Wednesdays are now market days here in Benzie County as well. Thanks to
there will be a third farmer’s market in the Frankfort/Benzonia area.
Grow Benzie is a fairly new local organization. Their reason for being is to educate:
Here is their statement:
“Grow Benzie is a community farmstead dedicated to enriching the lives of Benzie County residents by fostering self reliance through education in agriculture, nutrition, job training and life skills. Our site is a demonstration and training center for sustainable gardening and is a symbol of hope from both our past and our future. Our focus is on Growing Healthy Children and Communities, bringing people back to our “roots” of self sufficiency and taking care of each other. We believe in the strength of individuals helping one another by bring the benefits of healthy foods through gardening to our community.”
Farmer’s Markets now in Benzie County:
Wednesdays on 115 at Grow Benzie
Thursdays in Elberta
Saturday in Frankfort in the Open Space
We will all be eating really fresh and good food.
No more excuses!