Sponsored: Celebrate Harrison Harvest Homecoming September 22

The community is invited to a Harvest Homecoming Evening with Harrison High School, which will close out Harvest Moon, held September 20-22 in downtown Farmington.

Live music, a warming fire, craft beer and wine, and food service by John Cowley and Sons round out the evening celebration, which helps mark the final homecoming before Harrison High closes at the end of this school year. This family-friendly event is open from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, September 22, at the Walter E. Sundquist Farmington Pavilion.

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Admission is free. Craft beer will be on tap for those ages 21 and older. Proceeds will benefit the Farmington Farmers and Artisans Market, Farmington Downtown Development Authority, and the Harrison High School Legacy Committee.

For more information, contact Roxanne Fitzpatrick, 248-470-3584 or rfitz@kw.com.

During this week’s Farmington Farmers and Artisans Market, check out the fresh-made cider available now that the Michigan apple harvest is underway! Open 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, the market features music by Mike Freeman Jr.

Meet this week’s featured vendors:

  • Parrish Fisheries brings fresh fish to market from Whitefish Point in the U.P.  This fishery does trap net fishing according to tribal customs and brings their fresh catch frozen to market. Stop by to see what is on the chalkboard, which includes whitefish, salmon, trout, and perch. Ask proprietor Paul Rossi about his favorite recipe!
  • The Spice Grrl brings a wealth of knowledge and flavor to downtown Farmington with handcrafted spices selected from all over the globe. This spicery will change the way you season your food, from meat and seafood to vegetables, eggs, salads, and more.
  • James Creek Sutlery specializes in a variety of craft and all-purpose salts for cooking and table. Try the “smoke” blend – sensational!

In addition, the list of market vendors changes every week, giving you new and exciting reasons to make the trip! These vendors are added to the mix this weekend:

  • Babcia’s Boy (all things pickled)
  • Brandee Ros Pottery
  • Cheesecakes Etc.
  • Chocolate Chipped
  • Czechbox Bakery – bringing a taste of Europe to the market
  • Custom Wood Furniture & Decor
  • Dabuzz Honey (voted best in metro Detroit)
  • Detroit Gourmet Nut Co.
  • Earle Hagen – handmade birdhouses and woodworking
  • Imperial vegetables and cut flowers
  • James Creek Sutlery (flavored salts)
  • The Italian Cooks – fresh homemade pasta sauce

Spend $20 at any downtown store or eatery on market Saturdays, bring your receipt(s) to the information tent, and receive a unique jute market bag free of charge.

Come enjoy “Life on a fall day in a Michigan small town!”. Learn more about the market at farmingtonfarmersmarket.com or on Facebook.

Correction: Special guests for the September 15 market were incorrectly reported, based on incorrect information on the market website. 

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