Mobile Farmers’ Market popping up in 6 Lansing sites, see where you can get local produce

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FILE – In a Sept. 11, 2010, file photo, Temeka Williams, right, of Detroit, uses her bridge card tokens for a purchase from Elizabeth and Gary Lauber from Sweet Delights at the Farmer’s Market in Detroit. Farmers, growers and operators of open-air markets are heading into a busy time of the year, in early May 2020, as many states still are under stay-at-home orders for residents and non-essential businesses to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. Shoppers venturing out are just as likely to come across tables of hand sanitizer and face mask-wearing produce peddlers as they are to see bushels of corn, quarts of blueberries or flats of petunias. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Are you looking for a farmer’s market this summer season?

NorthWest Initiative’s Mobile Farmers Market begins this Thursday, July 9.

Every Thursday and Friday, the Mobile Farmers Market will have a pop-up produce bus at 6 different sites around Lansing.

Every Thursday, the Mobile Market will be at Capitol Commons from 1:30-2:30pm, Riverfront Apartments from 3-4pm, and Riddle Elementary school from 4:30-6pm.

On Friday, the market will be at Mt. Vernon Park from 12-1:30p, the MLK Family Dollar from 2-3pm, and Abigail Senior Apartments from 3:30-4:30pm.

The market prices are geared towards low-income individuals to ensure they can afford fresh produce. The Mobile Farmers Market accepts cash, credit/ debit, EBT, WIC Project Fresh, and Senior Market Fresh Coupons.

NorthWest Initiative is a local nonprofit organization that has been active for 20 years.

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