What We Do

FARMERS MARKET

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The Sowing Seeds Growing Futures Farmer’s Market was created in 2014 under the Healthy Eating Activity and Learning (HEAL Initiative) to circulate health, wealth, and happiness amongst the residents of District 7.  Our Farmer’s Market represents the power of a seed and the capability of it’s growth.  The Sowing Seeds Growing Futures Farmer’s Market is an annual event held each Tuesday, beginning of Spring until the mid Fall year.  

Detroit’s District 7 Farmers Market, Sowing Seeds Growing Futures is excited to announce our Annual Kick-Off beginning Tuesday, May 25th from 3:00p.m. – 6:00p.m.  Hosted by the Joy Southfield Community Development Corporation (JSCDC), every Tuesday at 18900 Joy Road, Detroit, MI 48228, May 25 until October 5.

Join us as we bring together specialty Vendors, good food, live music, fun games and some social distancing. Celebrate with us and help to support our market!  All you have to do is show up! Have questions? Interested in being a Vendor or a volunteer, please contact Colleen Joseph at cjoseph@joysouthfield.org or 313-581-7773 Ext 108.

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 a Farmer’s Market.  You can supply fresh produce, specialty foods, handmade items, teas, soaps, herbs, spices, boutique offerings, books, crafts… you name it – we want you there!  In need of more information?  To have your questions answered, click below to open the Operating Policies.  Have more questions?  If so, contact Colleen Joseph at cjoseph@joysouthfield.org.

Visit our Community Health page for additional Farmer’s Market information.  Apply to be a Market Vendor, today! 

Volunteer opportunity 

Farmer’s Market Volunteers: Volunteers are offered three opportunities to serve.  During set-up, market operations and take-down.  The first orientation is held on Thursday, May 13, 2021 via Zoom.  If you are not able to make orientation a recording will be sent to you to watch.  You will be contacted via email with further details after signing up.  Have more questions?  If so, contact Colleen Joseph at cjoseph@joysouthfield.org.

Claim your slot for the market, today! 

Internship opportunity 

Community Health & Wellness Intern: This role will serve as the Community Health Intern for Joy Southfield Community
Development Corporation, JSCDC.  This position is 10-20 hours/week.  Position requires support during market days.  Every Tuesday from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. during Farmer’s Market season.  The primary responsibilities may include supporting community health programming, community outreach and capacity building within the Cody-Rouge neighborhood of Detroit, MI. Have more questions?  If so, contact Colleen Joseph at cjoseph@joysouthfield.org.

Apply for the position, today! 

location

18900 Joy Rd (at Artesian)
see map 
Detroit, Michigan 48228

Vendors

To participate, please contact:

Colleen Joseph
cjoseph@joysouthfield.org
313-581-7773

programs

| WIC Project FRESH | SNAP Bridge Cards | Market FRESH | Double Up Food Bucks | Certified Market Manager | Prescription for Health |