A morning stretch and run, walk with a local doctor, healthful cooking demo and more will be part of the 5th Annual Fit as Fiddle Health Fair at the Saturday, June 15, Farmington Farmers & Artisans Market in downtown Farmington.
Violinist Anthony Marchese starts the day with music at 8:30 a.m. and will continue to play through an 8:45 a.m. group stretch in Riley Park with Edge Fitness and Dr. Joseph Lawson Williams of Williams Family & Sports Medical Center in Farmington.
Farmington city council Mayor Pro Tem Sara Bowman will lead the 3rd Annual Rooster Run, a 5K from Grand River to Maple, to Freedom, Gill, and Grand River, then back to the market. Dr. Williams heads up the 1-mile fitness walk through neighborhoods around the market.
Anyone who participates in the 5K, the 1-mile walk, or gets a free blood pressure screening at the Beaumont Health booth will have a chance to win farm shares (four winners), beautiful flower bouquets (three winners), and one winner will receive a $100 gift certificate from Essential Family Chiropractic.
Enter at the Beaumont tent, located at the East entrance to the market. Beaumont will host free screenings all day along with a “safe driving jeopardy game” recently piloted at a nurses conference.
RENEW weight loss program information will also be available at the Beaumont tent, courtesy of Dr. Williams
You’ll also find these health-related resources:
- National Kidney Foundation
- Essential Family Chiropractic
- Bystander Response (Stop the Bleed)
- Chair massage with Lezlie Walton
- Welcome Edge Fitness! Coming soon to Farmington
And these vendors will be offering healthful choices:
- Civil Ferments
- Old World Olive Oil Co
- Elderberry Heaven
- Radical Plants
- Spice Grrl
- Tenera Grains
- The Green Cup (smoothies)
- Trillium Wood Farm (grass-fed beef, chicken, pork)
- Mackinaw Fish Mongers
- Treehouse for Earths Children
- Michigan farmers, foragers and bee keepers
Other market activities will include:
9 a.m. Kids Crafts at Little Sprouts Korner with Premier Childrens Center
10 a.m. Cooking demo hosted by Fresh Thyme Farmers Market
10 a.m. Live music with Larry Arbour
Correction: The name of the musician performing at 10 a.m. was incorrectly reported in the first version of this post.