Cass County is located in Michigan’s fruit belt. Here you will find rolling farms and abundant orchards that produce the fruits and vegetables that are sold at roadside stands and farm markets throughout the county. Many of the local markets are seasonal, but some are open year-round and are well supported by county residents committed to “buying local.”
Cassopolis Farmers Market – Seasonal
The Cassopolis Farmers Market on Stone Lake features fresh cut flowers, honey, prepared foods, plants, fresh fruit, herbs, fresh vegetables, and maple syrup.
Location: across from 304 South Disbrow Street, Cassopolis, Michigan 49031 – Directions
Vendor information: William Griffin (269) 663-2009
Dates: Saturdays May 23 – August 29
Hours: 8 am – 12 pm
Dowagiac Farm & Artisan Market – Seasonal
Description: Farm-fresh locally-grown produce and luscious, sun-ripened fruit can be found on Wednesdays and Mondays at the Dowagiac Farm & Artisan Market from May 28 through August. In addition to in-season fruits, vegetables, fresh bakery goods, coffee, BBQ and potted perennials, herbs and annual flowers, there are artisan soaps, candles, handmade wood products, artisan jewelry and wheel-thrown pottery. Vendors can rent space for $10 a day.
Location: On the lawn of the Dowagiac Area History Museum, corner of Division & Railroad Streets Front Streets, Dowagiac – Directions
Vendor information: Dowagiac Downtown Development Authority at (269) 782-8148 – Vendor registration form
Dates: Wednesdays & Saturdays – May 23 through August 29
Hours: 9 am – 2 pm
Dussel’s Farm Market – Year-round – Cassopolis
Description: Located in the heart of Cass County Michigan, Dussel’s Farm Market is committed to working with and supporting local farmers and business owners. Dussel’s Farm Market is open year-round and offers complete landscaping services, and four large greenhouses filled with seasonal plants, flowers and hanging baskets. Dussel’s also offers custom floral services through the market.
Holiday offerings include centerpieces, Poinsettias, holiday gift baskets, fresh cut trees, potted trees, fresh wreaths and garlands.
Location: 21765 Michigan 60 Cassopolis, MI 49031 – Directions
Phone: (269) 445-8715
Hours: Open year-round but hours vary according to the season
Winter Hours: Monday – Saturday 8 am – 6:30 pm, Sunday 9 am – 5 pm
Website: Dussel’s Farm Market & Landscaping
Facebook: Dussel’s Farms
Special Events: Pumpkin Festival in the Fall and Christmas Open House November 28-30, 2014
Eckler’s Produce & Greenhouse – Niles
Description: World’s largest selection of ornamental corn products and gourds
Location: 1879 Barron Lake Rd., Niles, MI 49120 – Directions
U-pick: blueberries, raspberries, and tomatoes in season
Phone: (269) 683-2509
Hours: April-November daily 9 am to 7 pm
Website: Eckler’s Produce & Greenhouse
Marcellus Farm Market – Seasonal – Marcellus
Description: Information about 2014 Farmer’s Market will be posted when available.
Roseland Organic Farms & Market – Year-round
Description: Our 1000 acre family-owned certified organic farm is operated by Lincoln, Shelly and Toby Clark. Roseland Organic Farms is presently certified by Indiana Certified Organic (ICO). We raise certified organic grass-fed beef. On-site for wholesale & retail sales. Frozen organic beef, chicken & turkey always available. Also organic grocery items, dairy, eggs, and fresh produce in season.
Location: 60200 Dailey Rd., Dowagiac, MI 49047 – Directions
Hours: Open year-round Wednesday – Saturday 11 am to 6 pm
Phone: (269) 445-8769
Fax: (269) 445-8987
Email: Roseland Organic Farms
Webite: Roseland Organic Farms
Sprague’s Family Fun Farm – Dowagiac
Description: We are a fruit farm and market located in Southwestern Michigan near the Sister Lakes area. We offer seasonal fruits and vegetables, bakery goods, as well as a corn maze in the fall. Fresh produce all summer long with U-pick raspberries. Get your blueberries, peaches, nectarines, Sweet cherries, Plums, Tomatoes, and Sweet corn from Sprague’s Family Fun Farm. There are restroom facilities available.
Location: 33120 Middle Crossing Rd., Dowagiac, MI 49047 – Directions
Phone: (269) 782-8578
Website: Sprague’s Family Fun Farm
Special Events: Come see the six and a half acre corn maze! Hay rides and Pumpkins in the fall.
Pumpkin Patches & Corn Maizes – Seasonal
Amazing Acres Corn Mase & Pumpkin Patch – Edwardsburg
Dussel’s Farm – Cassopolis
Spirit Springs Farm – Marcellus, MI
Christmas Tree Farms – Cut your own – Seasonal
Butler’s Tree Farm
Location: 21515 Crane St, Dowagiac, MI 49047 – Directions
Phone: (269) 782-4650