Summer is here, the birds are chirping, the bees are buzzing, and fruits and vegetables are starting to pop up for sale at roadside stands.
Purchasing produce direct from the source is not only a great way to know exactly where your food has come from and what has gone into the growing of it, but you are also getting it freshly picked since it does not have to be shipped to a store, which means it’ll have a longer shelf life.
When purchasing directly from the grower it also reduces waste as it does not have to be packaged and labelled for retail sale, and you’re supporting your local economy. Below are some local growers located in and near Genesee County:
Prosperity Family Farm Organics – 4431 Shubert Ave, Burton, MI 48529
Walker Farms – 5253 E Atherton Rd, Burton, MI 48519
Davison Farmer’s Market – 8110 E Court St, Davison, MI 48423
Eichelberg Farm – 11154 Linden Rd, Linden, MI 48451
Spicer’s Orchards – 10411 Clyde Rd, Fenton, MI 48430
Starrs Lakeview Farms – 15586 Linden Rd, Linden, MI 48451
Flint Farmers’ Market – 300 E 1st St, Flint, MI 48502
C A Lamont Farms – 3005 Grange Hall Rd, Holly, MI 48442
Heinrich’s Greenhouse and Asparagus Farm – 6292 Lahring Rd. Linden MI 48451
Rich’s Greenhouse and Farm Market – 5109 Linden Rd, Swartz Creek, MI 48473
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