Just when you thought the fun of summer was over someone revamped Eastern Market. Eastern Market, one of the oldest and largest architectural preservation organizations, won as the first Detroit recipient of the National trust for historic preservation’s honor award. Metro Detroiters are encouraged to vote Detroit Eastern Market America’s #1 favorite Farmers market at FARMLAND.ORG/VOTE.
The Market has reinvented itself. There are major improvements. Tons of fun and more time are key elements. If you enjoy a nourishing family climate of growth through a shared learning experience the newly refurbished Eastern Market has something for your family.
Eastern Market Tuesdays presents an interesting mix of farmers and vendors.
The Market’s “Tuesdays” runs on Tuesdays from July – September 27, 2011. The event which is sometimes termed simply, “Tuesdays” is held as a weekly community celebration highlighting some of the many spectacular attributes of the city, region and state for more information on this event visit www.detroiteasternmarket.com.
Preservation Wayne Eastern Market provides Heritage Tours. The cost is $10.00 to book a tour contact knowledgeable personal at (313) 557-7674 or www.preservationwayne,org the office is open Saturdays starting at 10:00 am running from the month of May until September.
The Detroit Youth Foodbrigade empowers youth. Detroit Youth Foodbrigade teaches future leaders to harness their passions through an entrepreneur training program. They take over 70 youth entrepreneurs between the ages of 14 and 20 to create 10 talented teams. The Youth Foodbrigade partners with local farms and restaurants. All monies generated from this endeavor will support summer employment and entrepreneurial training. Detroit Youth Foodbrigade can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
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If you’re looking for a timeless family project enter your “Grandma’s” recipes or any family receipts with the Detroit Eastern Market as they put together a community cookbook. Addadoses and pictures in association with recipes are encouraged.
To join the friends of Eastern Market make contact at (313) 833-9300, www.DetroitEasternMarket.com. Members receive a 10-20% discount member card, an Eastern Market window logo, a reusable shopping bag, a quarterly newsletter and e-alerts.
Friends of eastern Market seek to increase access to fresh and healthy food for the vulnerable families and seniors in the Detroit area. Friends are located at 2934 Russell St., Detroit, Mi. 48207, fax- (313) 833-9309.
Eastern Market participates in the MI Apple Trail which place beautifully decorated apples throughout the market. MI Apple Trail focus is “made in Michigan”.