Just blocks from the beach is the heart of downtown Ludington, where you can shop, dine, and enjoy summertime events.
Farm Markets & U-Pick Farms
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Find Fresh, Homegrown Goodness at Ludington Farm Markets & U-Pick Farms
One of the best things about Ludington is the fresh goodness of locally grown fruits and vegetables. Various farm markets around the region offer a bounty of the best-tasting produce around. Shopping for fresh produce is convenient, with many of the local farm markets open from May until September or October.
Here’s the Schedule for Ludington’s 2021 Farmers Market:
Downtown Ludington hosts a farmer’s market each summer which features not only farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, but handmade craft items. It operates from 3pm-7pm on Fridays during the summer. It is located at the North James Street Plaza. May 28th-September 24th.
Although the seasons are dependent upon the weather, we’ve listed the time periods when local crops typically are harvested.
Late April-June: Asparagus, Raspberries, Rhubarb, Strawberries
July-August: Apples, Blackberries, Blueberries, Cherries, Corn, Green Beans, Peaches, Raspberries, Strawberries, Tomatoes, Watermelons, Zucchini
September-October: Apples, Green Beans, Tomatoes, Watermelons, Zucchini
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