Thank You for a Spectacular Season on the Square

The Open Air Market of Stockbridge would like to thank from the bottom of our bushel baskets everyone who helped make 2016 such a successful 6th year of our local  market. To: Paul Risner and Stockbridge Township for the use of the Town Square, Stockbridge Downtown Development Authority for their part sponsorship, and SAESA for the use of storage space in the ambulance bay. We could not do this without all of you. We appreciate our Board of Directors Campbell and Frances Laird, Janine Falk, Norma Beemer, Jo Mayer and Alicia Sutfin, our accountant Erika Mierzwa and our Market Manager Suzi Greenway.

Our “Friends of the Market” who help with signs or assistance during the market are Ron Hodder, Dave & Cinnie Avery, Mary & Jeff Caskey, Chuck & Joan Bumpus, Greg Uihlein, Mary & Dan Wilson, Richard Mullins and the best worker of all, LUCAS.  We thank 5 Healthy Towns Foundation, Main Street Printing, Wild Sanitation, Teresa Miller and Agile T Marketing, Jo Mayer and Stockbridge Community Education, Stockbridge Community Outreach for the Market Bucks program, Paul Crandall and CADL for the fabulous Market Music and First Presbyterian Church of Stockbridge for our winter markets.

With the utmost gratitude, we thank and appreciate our wonderful vendors of this season: Austin Family Fear Not Farm, John & Norma Beemer of Farm Ventures, Bellairs Fiber Farm, Denise Braybrooke with Samuel’s Soaps and Candles, Corrine Carpenter of Break o’ Day Farm, Lew’s Farm Market, Esther Kapp Bakery, Harold Kemler and Son in Law Products, Suzi Greenway with Breadzilla breads & pies and Souper Suzi, Armory Bike Union in Jackson, Great Lakes Baker Joey Lentine, baskets and baked goods by Kathleen & Angela Mullins, Wade & Jill with Pregitzer Farms, Acrylic Artist Fred Randall, Carrie Schotte of Freedom Farm. We owe so very much to Wendy & Bob of the Sun Times News, the original and continuing sponsors of the Open Air Market of Stockbridge. See you all at our winter markets and the 2017 season.

This week’s featured business is…

Adiska Family Dental! Located at 100 W Main St in beautiful downtown Stockbridge, they are a family adiska-family-dental_logoowned and operated practice that values patient relationships, providing gentle, compassionate dental care. They have modern equipment you would expect from a big city dentist, with personalized care and convenience of your hometown. Stop by their table and register for the raffle for a free teeth whitening and they have some cup cozies to give away.

At Adiska Family Dental, we specialize in improving smiles!

THIS is the time of year for YOUR local Farmers Market.

It is harvest time extraordinaire CORN, TOMATOES, BEANS, SQUASH, and POTATOES, and so, so, much more. Local fruit is in season also. Come down to the Town Square and get the best that you can buy from local farmers. We have honey, bread, baked goods, and whimsical soaps and candles. Eggs to put in lovely baskets too!

Middle School Volleyball Team is doing a can drive. Bring your stash this Friday and help our teams.

Extra Market Music is provided by Kelly Schmidt and Larry Parker from 5:30 to 7. THIS is where you want to be this Friday.

More info: Suzi 517-851-7437

Start your holiday weekend at the Market

Your BBQ is complete with LOCAL GROWN CORN, TOMATOES, SQUASH and so much MORE! Our produce is totally fresh and absolutely tasty. Finish your shopping with honey, bread, pies, baked goods, and put them all in a handmade basket. Wash up with beautiful soap sold here.

Business of the Week is Stockbridge Diner, featuring mouthwatering burgers, daily specials and the best breakfast in town.

Start collecting cans to bring Sept 9 for the Middle School Volleyball Team’s fundraiser. Want more info, call Suzi 517-851-7437.

This is the time of year to get the freshest vegetables at your hometown market!

Corn, tomatoes, beans, squash of many varieties, fruit, melons and soooo much more. Denise has joined the market with wonderful soaps and candles – Welcome! Honey, bread, pies, baskets, and so much more each week.

The Pontunes finish this season of Market Music and the Armory Bike Union is back with bicycles to buy, and repairs to your bike just in time for a tune up for school.

Our Business of the Week is Jerrolds Quality Flooring and Paint. Located at 116 W Main Street in beautiful downtown Stockbridge, Jerrolds is your local source for flooring and paint. They’ll install your new flooring too! Stop by or call:  (517) 851-7450.

We have the best vendors and patrons in the world. Come join us. Call Suzi 517-851-7437 for more info.

This week just gets better and better!

We have a bonus week this week!

Corinne is returning with eggs, cookbooks and frozen chickens. New vendor Denise will be coming with candles and soap.

Of course, we have Pregitzer Farms, Betty’s Farm, Beemer Honey, Suzi Breadzilla and hopefully Esther with pretzels and cookies and Harold with Son in Law Products.

PLUS Red Electric Shark playing and CAKE to celebrate Ev Kay’s retirement from Outreach (who are a true partner in the Open Air Market of Stockbridge with the Market Bucks successful program.)

We have much to celebrate about our hometown market!!! See you this afternoon.

There’s never been a better reason to shop local!

CORN, TOMATOES, BEANS, MELONS, BROCCOLI, SQUASH  and sooooo much more is here at your hometown market in downtown Stockbridge. Shop for honey, bread, baked goods, pies and unique baskets all on the Town Square from 4 to 7 pm every Friday.

The Business of the Week is Paul Dobos Family Dentistry! Located at 120 E Main Street in downtown Stockbridge, Dobos Family Dentistry provides a wide range of dental services to keep those “pearly whites” shining brightly!  Check out their website:

Market Music is Red Electric Shark with Frye – Henderson Sound from 5:30 to 7 pm. Please come and enjoy some cake to celebrate Ev Kay’s retirement from Stockbridge Community Outreach. We all acknowledge Ev’s enormous contributions to our community and thank her for all her years of service to others.

For more Market info, call Suzi 517-851-7437

Come and Smell the Flowers!

Our Featured Business this Week is Country Petals

Located on E. Main Street since 2007, Country Petals has been Stockbridge’s premier flower shop that features unique floral designs and gifts. Visit their website:

Let’s send a big Thank You to Sandy for featuring Sandy’s Sew Terrific last week!

Everything that is in season NOW is at your local market in downtown Stockbridge EVERY FRIDAY from 4 to 7 pm.

Looking for:
  • Melons
  • Blueberries
  • Peaches
  • Squash
  • Corn
  • Green & Yellow Beans
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Tomatoes

Beemers are back – with your favorite local honey, and we always have bread, pies, cookies, soft pretzels and much more.

Live music this week is Swizzlestick with Frye-Henderson Sound from 5:30 to 7 pm.

More info? Call Suzi 517-851-7437

Fresh Flowers, Produce, Honey, Eggs, and More! – This week at the Market – August 5th


The Open Air Market is open every Friday from 4 to 7 pm on the Stockbridge Township Square. AND we have Gary Allen playing mellow jazz guitar from 5:30 to 7 pm this week.  We have fruit, produce, honey, eggs, baked goods, crafts and art, PLUS fun… Where else can you get that for FREE.  New vendors and home gardeners welcome.  See you there this week and every week through October. For more info. please call: Suzi 517-851-7437!

This week, we welcome Sandy’s Sew Terrific, as our Featured Business of the Week, and thank Agile T Marketing for their presence at last week’s market.

Pokemon GO and Armory Bike Union on tap this week at the market – July 22

Regular vendors of Beemer honey & eggs, and Suzi’s breads return to the market this week, along with Betty’s crafts and produce, and Pregitzer Farms and Son in Law products. Look for the Roost to return over the summer with fun repurposed antiques and auto parts. Larry Guenther plays for Market Music from 5:30 to 7 pm.

We have Armory Bike Union returning for bicycle sales and tune ups and Christine Landis is bringing POKEMON GO to the Market on July 29. Got extra produce – bring it to the Market. Call Suzi at 517-851-7437 for more info.