What We Do


aDetroit’s District 7 Community Farmers Market, Sowing Seeds Growing Futures, is excited to announce our annual kick-off on Tuesday, June 6th, 2023 from 3:00p.m. – 6:00p.m.  Hosted by the Joy Southfield Community Development Corporation (JSCDC), the SSGF market takes place every Tuesday at 18900 Joy Road, Detroit, MI 48228, June 6 through October 3.

Join us as we bring together specialty vendors, fresh local produce and prepared food, live music, fun games, and activities for kids and the whole family. Celebrate with us and help to support our market!  All you have to do is show up! Have questions? Interested in being a vendor, showcasing your skills as an entertainer, or serving as a volunteer? Please contact Tess Lusson at tlusson@joysouthfield.org or 313-581-7773 Ext 108.

The Sowing Seeds Growing Futures Farmers Market accepts SNAP (Bridge Card), Double Up Food Bucks, WIC Project Fresh, Senior Project Fresh, and Fresh Prescription.

Farmer’s Market 

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vendor opportunity  

Market Vendors Sowing Seeds Growing Futures:  Do I have to grow produce to be a vendor?  No, there are a variety of goods and items at our Farmer’s Market.  You can supply fresh produce, specialty foods, handmade items, teas, soaps, herbs, spices, flowers, boutique offerings, books, crafts, community resources… you name it — we want you there!  In need of more information?  To have your questions answered, click below to check out the Operating Policies.  Have more questions?  If so, contact Tess Lusson at tlusson@joysouthfield.org.

 Apply to be a Market Vendor or Community Partner today! 

Volunteer opportunity 

Farmer’s Market Volunteers: Volunteers can take on a variety of duties depending on their
interests and skills! We are seeking support with marketing, weekly operations,
program preparation and carry-out, and set-up and tear-down for our weekly
market. We are happy to work with you to find a position that taps into your unique
skills and interests. Check out further details about volunteer opportunities and sign up below. You will be contacted via email with further details after signing up. Have more questions?  If so, contact Tess at tlusson@joysouthfield.org.

Sign up to volunteer at one or multiple of the 2023 SSGF Markets!  

Internship opportunity 

Community Health & Wellness Intern: The Community Health& Wellness Intern for Joy Southfield Community
Development Corporation, JSCDC, is a 10-20 hours/week role.  The position requires support during Tuesday market days from 1:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. as well as support with community health program development and carry-out.  The primary responsibilities may include supporting community health programming, community outreach and capacity building within Detroit’s Cody Rouge neighborhood. Find more details in the position description below. Have more questions?  If so, contact Tess at tlusson@joysouthfield.org.

Apply for the position today! 


Sign up to be featured for your entertainment or other activity skills and talents at our market! This year, we’d like to feature YOU!

This could look like live music, a DJ, a drum circle, yoga sessions, story-telling or read-aloud, dance class, arts or craft activities–the options are wide-ranging!

Interested? Sign up to find out more and be featured for one or multiple weeks of the market!


18900 Joy Rd (at Artesian)
Detroit, Michigan 48228


Tuesdays June 6- October 3

3 PM- 6 PM

Contact us

Tess Lusson

programs & Currencies

| SNAP Bridge Cards | Double Up Food Bucks |WIC Project FRESH |Senior Project FRESH | Fresh Prescription/Prescription for Health |