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The Menominee Historical Downtown Farmers Market is sponsored by the Menominee Downtown Business Association and hosted by Timeless Treasures Antique Mall at 902 2nd Street on Thursday 3 pm to 7pm and Saturday 9am to 1pm. Vendors will leave as they sell out. Our market fishermen, farmers, and gardeners are licensed with the MDA and USDA to sell meat, fish, and eggs, and along with local vendors who hand craft a multitude of items make this a diverse market. Due to the passing of the cottage food law the market will be featuring Jams, jellies, breads and cookies as the farmers and vendors make them. This new law only permits items make in Michigan to be sold at the farmers Market. The Menominee Historical Downtown Farmers Market is running a new program "know your Farmer, Meet Your Vendor" This is an opportunity for the customer to really know where his food is coming from and a chance to fine out how the crafts are done and a chance to be in a drawing for a tote of goodies from the farmers and vendors of the market. 'The Farm" is featured for the second week, so come on down and see how things are made and grown on her farm, and for the coupon punch, get your answers on "I Bet you didn't know this" about her. Drawing will be on July 24, at 1pm. The market will also feature every Thursday afternoon from 3pm to 5pm the The Community Drum Circle. Anyone who has a drum or want to learn to play a drum is encouraged to come down and join the group or come and enjoy the music as you shop. For more information you can contact Lynn at firstname.lastname@example.org . Thursdays market will have farm fresh eggs, grass fed beef products of hamburger, liver, ox tail and heart. Naturally raised pork products of ham slices, chops, ribs, bacon, brats, and breakfast sausage, White fish and lamb. Vegetables will be assorted Kale, head lettuce, beets, garlic, possible carrots, and green beans and any other vegetable that is ready. Fresh herbs of basil, rosemary, chives, oregano, thyme, mint, and other herbs will be offered. . Crafts that will be featured will be bird houses, cutting boards, small furniture items, gourds hand spun wool yarn and yarn products. Saturdays market will feature a shipment of lower Michigan fruits of blueberries, plums, apricots, peaches, and hopefully blackberries. The market will also have the eggs,fish and meat products that are feature on Thursday along with most of the vegetables and herbs. Hopefully red currants and gooseberries will also be available. Crafts on Saturday will be the same as Thursday with the additions of aprons, boo boo pillows, quilted purses, and totes, pot holders, bookmarks, placemats possible area photo pictures in wood frames with gift and greeting cards. The market will be accepting Project Fresh, Senior Project Fresh, WISEWOMAN Market Fresh coupons and EBT cards from all States. Follow us on www.twitter.comMenoFramMarket & http://www.culinate.com/market/MenomineeHistoryFM , any question on the market may Call Lucy at 906-863-8718.