The Oakland County Parks and Recreation Commission assumed management and operation of the Oakland County Market on June 2, 2012. The venue features a Farmers Market which operates four days a week.
Established in 1953, the market welcomes more than 300,000 visitors annually. The venue is a mainstay for providing grower-direct fresh produce and flowers to county residents and visitors.
The market is operated as a producer-direct venue, requiring all vendors to grow or produce the goods they sell. The 14-acre market site consists of a 7,453-square-foot building with 38 indoor stalls, 32 outdoor stalls under a canopy, 20 non-sheltered stalls, parking for 268 vehicles, an orchard and adjacent woodlot.
Please Note: Not all vendors participate in the market year-round; many are seasonal.
The Oakland County Market offers many educational programs for all ages, through partnerships with Michigan State University Extension, Master Gardener Program and the Oakland Conservation District. Programs are funded by Genisys Credit Union and sponsored in part by a grant from Michigan Economic Development Corporation.
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Management of the market aligns with all aspects of the parks system’s mission by encouraging healthy lifestyles; supporting economic prosperity; promoting the protection of natural resources; and providing high-quality recreational experiences.
Oakland County Parks and Recreation may provide additional services onsite in the future, including parks permit sales, gift cards and educational activities. The parks system’s active volunteer pool will serve as parking attendants, porters and more.