Farmers Market opens June 5

people grilling
Grand Valley's Farmers Market opens June 5; pictured is the 2018 Grill Challenge.
Image Credit: University Communications

Grand Valley's Farmers Market kicks off its season Wednesday, June 5, on the Allendale Campus, in parking lot G.

The market is open from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and will continue on Wednesdays through October.

Special events on opening day include the annual grill challenge from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

GVPD and Housing staff members, and Facilities Services guest grillers will create dishes to earn the vote for best recipe. Participants can taste test both recipes for a $7 donation. Proceeds will benefit a campus organization; details are online at