Flint and Genesee County has a vibrant agriculture industry with many local farmers growing fruits and vegetables during the warm seasons in their fields and during the wintertime in greenhouses and hoop houses.
Access to fresh, local produce is never far. Here are five places you can shop:
Rich’s Greenhouse and Farm Market
Located on Linden Road in Swartz Creek, Rich’s sells fresh-grown fruits and vegetables from April until September.
Knickerbocker Farm and Greenhouse
In the north end of the county, Knickerbocker Farm sells fresh fruits, vegetables, and flowers at their location in Mt. Morris and also at the Davison Farmers Market.
Walker Farms & Greenhouses
Located in Burton, Walker Farms sells fresh fruits and vegetables seven days a week at their location off of East Atherton Road.
In Linden, Eichelberg Farms sells a variety of fruits and vegetables including vegetables great for canning such as cucumbers and tomatoes.
Starrs Lakeview Farms
Located in Fenton, Starrs Lakeview Farms is a seasonal farm market specializing in corn and pumpkins with other various fruits and vegetables available.