GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.— The Outdoor Farmer’s Market in downtown Grand Rapids will open for its second season this weekend.
Grand Rapids Downtown Market says the new season of outdoor shopping will start Saturday May 3. The outdoor market will be open every Saturday in May, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The market will host its inaugural “Chefs at The Market” demonstration at 10 a.m. A chef will showcase simple recipes you can follow using food available at the market. This weekend’s demonstration will feature rhubarb.
Inside the market, visitors can take part in a free yoga session and enjoy live jazz music by Hugh DeWitt. At noon, shoppers can also enjoy microgreens grown in the market’s greenhouse as part of a $5 tasting bar.
This year’s outdoor market will feature food and products from more than 50 vendors, including: