Beets, Beats & Eats
Fridays 6pm -9pm
June 14 – August 30, 2013
in Crossman Park, Ortonville, MI 48462
The Unconventional Farmers Market
Our mission “To provide locally grown, fresh, high quality produce and products through local farmers, producers, organizations, musicians and artisans as an economic outlet in historic downtown Ortonville.
The eighth season of Beets, Beats & Eats farmers market will again be held in Crossman Park (right behind the Village Pub, next to the Township offices at the corner of Mill and South St.) every Friday night from 6pm until 9pm. Starting June 14th until August 30th (weather permitting) local vendors, artists and farmers are invited to come be a part for as many nights as they are interested. (Click here for the flyer 2013 Flyer)
Musicians are especially encouraged to come participate! So grab your musical instrument of choice and come on into the park!! We’ll save you a seat!
This years dinner vendors are listed below.
We still have a few nights available, so if you know of a business or service organization that is interested in being a part of something wonderful, please contact Market Manager Debbie Baker for more information.
Meals are always delicious, affordable and fresh, so don’t worry about making dinner on Fridays!!
The Beets, Beats & Eats market, a volunteer organization supported by the Ortonville DDA, Village and sponsors, supports and promotes local people and businesses who sell hand-made, home-made products.
For anyone interested in being a vendor, please feel free to download the 2013 Vendor Application and the 2013 Welcome Vendors. and please contact our Market Manager, Debbie Baker at 248-240-0907 or BB&E committee member Pam Belding at 248-232-2929.
For anyone who is interested in setting up a vendor booth, but hasn’t done it yet, here’s a handy checklist to help you bring your business to the market. Market checklist
Here’s a link to the 2010 Cottage Law that was passed by the State Department of Agriculture that allows people to sell food made in their own kitchens.
Don’t forget our nightly FREE raffles! Everyone is eligible (if you can write your name, you’re in!) to win prizes donated by our generous downtown businesses and vendors. Anyone interested in donating prizes for our FREE Raffle or becoming a night sponsor, please contact Debbie.
Take a look at the schedule for this years BB&E!! If you’d like to become a volunteer, vendor, partner with us, or sponsor any of the available nights, contact Executive Director, Molly Lalone, (248) 627-8070 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or Market Manager Debbie Baker (248) 240-0907 or e-mail email@example.com.
You can download the June 14th art contest entry form by clicking the link.
|June 14th||Art Contest||Edna Burton Senior Center||Art of Life|
|June 21st||Kids Night/Bike decorating||Papa Bella’s Pizza||Edna Burton Senior Center|
|June 28th||Kids Night/Joel Tacey||Sundance Grille|
|July 5th||Desert Angel packing||Order Up||Coats Village Funeral home||The Desert Angel|
|July 12th||Open Mic Night||Senior Center|
|July 19th||Healing Arts||Cranberries Cafe||Current Inspiration|
|July 26th||Kids Night/ColoringContest||MacPhee’s||Clarkston Brandon Community Credit Union||CurrentInspiration|
|August 2nd||Tractor Parade||Senior Center|
|August 9th||Quilt Show||Senior Center||Mabelena’s Quilt & comforts|
|August 16th||Pet Night||CranberriesCafe||Frosty Boy|
|August 23rd||Garden Exchange||Order Up|
|August 30th||Kids Night||Papa Bella’s Pizza|
Don’t forget to check out our Fan Page on FaceBook!!!
P.S. Look for BB&E committee member and volunteer, Pam Belding to be traveling through the park every week, selling 50/50 raffle tickets. All of the proceeds go to pay for shipping the Desert Angel boxes to our troops overseas. When you see her coming, pull out your wallet, give her a smile and buy a raffle ticket for $1 a piece or 10 for $5. Not only will you get a smile and chance to win, you’ll know that you’re helping to support a worthy cause!!
P.P.S. Feel free to tell your friends and neighbors about the Beets, Beats & Eats, the unconventional farmers market!
“We become the stimulus we need when we speak well and often of the people, opportunities and events within our community.” Pam Belding