Press Release 5/20/2008


The Market will be opening May 24, 2008 for the Second season and will be held on Saturdays from 8AM to 1PM in downtown Frankfort on Main Street in front of the boat launch. The Old-Fashioned tailgate style market will feature fresh products from local farms from Benzie and surrounding counties.


The Frankfort Farmers Market is a very unique and special situation.  The Market area is immediately adjacent to Parking, and near the Boat Launch, Library, Open Green Space, Marina, Playground, Picnic Pavilion, Lighthouse, Piers, Beaches, and other shopping and restaurants. There are very few farmers markets with this level of ambience in all of North America!


Any local farmers or farm products producers interested in vending at the Frankfort Farmers Market are asked to call the Market Master Cindy Lannin at 231-882-5264. The market is open to ALL farmers and farm products producers and Crafts from natural media

(Material’s from the earth of Northern Michigan) within the general vicinity of Frankfort or from any of the surrounding counties.


The market will run on Saturdays into late September as long as the weather holds out.


 There is plenty of space available for all local farmers who want to come and sell their farm’s products. We will have immediate room for at least 30-40 farms and can expand to 100 if necessary although we may be starting with just a few because of the earliness of the season.



For more information and a list of the participating farms see , a free service of Creation Farm.

Shop along the Shore of Betsie Bay and the Frankfort harbor on Lake Michigan in Downtown Frankfort or shop in the many boutiques, stores, and shops, have a coffee at the Bakery or Dine in one of our many fine restaurants.

Local produce and crafts include all types of Fruits and Vegetables including the famous Michigan Cherries, Organic Salads, Maple Syrup, Local Honey, Emu products, Herb Plants and Nursery items, Locally made herbal soaps and skin care, organic and local Chickens, Eggs, Beef, Lamb, Pork and More!


Again please call Cindy Lannin at 231-882-5264 for more information or if you would like to participate as a vendor.



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