August 6 Special Events:
*** Mindful Art-Making***
The farmers market will offer seasonal fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, and local foods. Our Grill Benzie Food Truck will be there selling prepared food with ingredients grown onsite or sourced locally. We will also be offering free daily nutrition and culinary demonstrations at 3:30 and 5:00, open to the public. You can also take this time to grab your family and walk our edible trail system that lines the property or play through our edible mini golf course!
Mindful Art-Making Workshop
Join Jenn Ryan of The JennCard, LLC in making a hand-made work of art while adding a coping skill to add to their “life” tool belt. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. Youth need adult supervisor with them. Event will take place in the event center from 2-4pm. $5 per person. In order to make sure we have sufficient supplies for this workshop, please email email@example.com or leave a message at (231) 882-9510 to register by Friday, August 3. Event will take place rain or shine. Note: we will have some room for drop-ins so if you hear about this event at the last minute, please check-in to see if we have enough materials. It is likely we will!
Learn more about Jenn’s work at this Schedulicity link:
or on Facebook The JennCard, LLC
Local fiber-spinners will be onsite from 2-5pm. Learn about spinning and other related fiber arts from a local spinning group by watching and asking questions as they spin (on a wheel or drop spindle), knit, make kumihimo cord, weave, and card a variety of fibers. Bring the kids. Bring your curiosity and questions. Free!
Grow Benzie 5885 Frankfort Highway (M-115), Benzonia, 49616
30 minutes west of Traverse City
30 minutes north of Manistee
1 mile west of stoplight in Benzonia
5 miles east of Frankfort
Every Monday from June 4 through August 27 from 2-6pm.
Free to attend
*** WE ACCEPT: Bridge Card/EBT, Double Up Food Bucks, WIC Project Fresh, Senior Market Fresh, and Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program tokens.
231-882-9510 or info@GrowBenzie.org