BIRMINGHAM, MI, July 27, 2018 – Find fresh, Michigan sweet corn at the Birmingham Farmers Market’s most popular event – the Corn Festival – scheduled for Saturday, August 12 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Celebrate the sweet harvest with games, special kids crafts (provided by Birmingham Youth Assistance), demonstrations and old-fashioned corn shelling. Enjoy fresh prepared corn dishes including roasted corn, kettle popcorn, corn bread and other homemade recipes. The day’s top seller will be fresh roasted Michigan sweet corn with plenty of toppings provided by My Garden Produce.
Attendees will see and pet a variety of farm animals including goats, sheep and chickens, courtesy of Bowers School Traveling Farm. The event will also feature the following food trucks: Ned’s TravelBurger, Franks Etc. and Fire & Rice. Chefs from Toast and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse will be on site preparing special corn dishes with samples for market patrons to enjoy.
“The Corn Festival draws our largest crowd of the season. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early to pick up their Michigan sweet corn,” said Ingrid Tighe, Executive Director of the Birmingham Shopping District.
The Birmingham Farmers Market proudly features exclusively Michigan-grown produce and is subject to Michigan growing patterns. It offers a hometown experience that’s fun for all ages, with fresh prepared foods, live music, a children’s craft area and more. Throughout the season more than 60 booths feature a diverse array of locally and regionally grown produce, including: vegetables, fruits, flowers and garden plants, spices, eggs, honey, jams, fresh meat, poultry, soaps, dog treats, baked goods, hand-crafted and decorative items.
The Birmingham Farmers Market is located at 660 North Old Woodward, across from Booth Park. Shoppers can access the most up-to-date information about the market by “liking” the Birmingham Farmers Market Facebook page, following us on Twitter @BhamFarmMkt, Instagram @BhamFarmMkt, or visiting www.birminghamfarmersmarket.org. For information about other Birmingham events, “like” the Birmingham Shopping District Facebook page, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @BhamShopping or call (248) 530-1200.