Fresh Food Options in the Brighton-Howell Area

August 1, 2019 | Story by: Amelia Ritter

Visiting a new town doesn’t mean you can’t have a fresh, healthy meal! Livingston County is home to four farmers markets, tons of farms, and plenty of farm-to-table food options for you and your family to enjoy during your trip to the Brighton-Howell Area.

Farmers Markets

On weekends in May through October, you can visit Brighton, Howell, and Hartland, for farmers markets featuring fresh and eclectic options from local farmers and farms around the state. Enjoy a summer or fall day while you shop for local produce, baked goods, plants, flowers, crafts and more!

Howell’s Sunday Farmers Market

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U-Pick Stands and Farms

If you want to make a day out of your foodie adventure, head into the country to a cider mill, farm, orchard, or produce stand for more fresh food options! Whether you’re picking blueberries at Hazen’s Farm, sunflowers and fruit at Spicer Orchards,  walking through the greenhouses at Alexander’s Farm Market, or flower bouquets at Raindance Organic Farms, you and your family will love the sights, sounds, and smells of the great outdoors in Livingston County. Be sure to stop by Sofia’s Produce on Latson and M-59 on your way into downtown Howell. This mobile farmers market features gorgeous hanging flower baskets and delicious Howell melons, which they get from a local farmer, Gerald Knight.

 

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Farm to Table Restaurants

Be our guest at delicious Livingston County restaurants. Many of our dining options offer rotating specials that feature seasonally fresh ingredients grown locally. Eat breakfast at The Fuel for a high-vibe breakfast with organic and often locally sourced ingredients like those found in their smoothies and acai bowls. Visit The Wooden Spoon for lunch and enjoy a sandwich on a Zingerman’s roll. Try Buon Gusto’s Bistro Filet for dinner for a grass-fed, GMO and additive-free meat experience.

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Next time you stop into Livingston County, consider a stop at one of the many farmers markets, U-Pick stands, or farm-to-table dining options. There are so many ways to enjoy a fresh and healthy meal while supporting local businesses here in the Brighton-Howell Area. To discover more about the region, check out #LoveLivCo.



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Brighton Farmers Market

200 North 1st Street, Brighton, MI, USA

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Howell's Sunday Farmers Market

East Clinton Street, Howell, MI, USA

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Hartland Farmers Market

Hartland Farmers Market, 10400 Highland Rd, Hartland, MI 48353

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Green Oak Farmers & Community Market

Green Oak Farmers & Çommunity Market, 11259 Grand River Avenue, Brighton, MI, USA

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Hazen's Farm

Hazen's Farm, 1144 Peavy Rd, Howell, MI, 48843, USA

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Spicer Orchards Farm Market

10411 Clyde Rd Fenton, MI 48430

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Raindance Organic Farm

Raindance Organic Farm, 2015 E North Territorial Rd, Whitmore Lake, Michigan, USA

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Sofia's Produce

Sofia's Produce 1900 N Latson Rd Howell, Michigan

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the Fuel

the Fuel, 9689 Village Place Boulevard, Brighton, MI, 48116 USA

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The Wooden Spoon

The Wooden Spoon, 675 West Grand River Avenue, Brighton, MI, USA

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Buon Gusto Bistro

Buon Gusto, 501 West Main Street, Brighton, MI, USA

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