Michigan-made products at the Roadhouse, every Thursday!
by Nicole Pelto
The Westside Farmers’ Market doesn’t only feature growers every Thursday from 3-7pm in the Roadhouse parking lot. It also features a wide range of high-quality vendors offering Michigan-made products. From knife sharpening services to award-winning Michigan wine and locally-made English toffee, granola, and salsa, the Westside Farmers Market is an excellent place to discover your new favorite Michigan-made goods.
“There’s something special about strolling the market and discovering local specialty food and artisanal products that market attendees will want to share with their friends and loved ones!” said Alexander Steward, market manager of the Westside Farmers Market.
Allow us to introduce you to the vendors of the Westside Farmers Market.
An award-winning boutique winery located in Lake Leelanau, Laurentide is a leader in premium Michigan wine and specializes in cool climate wines. They are one of the Roadhouse’s favorite winemakers on their wine list! Stop by during the farmers’ market to taste their wares and learn more about the best wines their vines have to offer.
Flint’s Strap & Stone
Flint’s Strap & Stone comes to the Westside Farmers’ Market once a month to sharpen anything in your kitchen or garage. Bring your dull knives, scissors, garden tools and mower blades to the market and take them home sharp!
Fessler’s Sauce products include an original mustard based sauce, bbq sauce and spice rubs, all using Michigan ingredients. Make sure to try their fruit salsas and Devil’s Spoonful habanero hot sauce.
One Mean Team
Pick up One Mean Team’s tasty granola and peanut brittle, which use only the simplest and cleanest ingredients, to enjoy alongside some in-season farmers market fruit!
Mrs. Pruitt’s Gourmet Cha Cha
An authentic southern specialty, CHA CHA has been enjoyed in the south for well over 100 years. Mrs. Pruitt’s Gourmet CHA CHA is the first commercial, locally-made producer in Detroit. Use it like a relish, condiment, sauce, marinade, chutney, spread, kimchi, garnish and topping!
Drake’s English Toffee
Drake’s English Toffee has been a Drake family tradition since 1985. This sweet butter toffee is bathed in real milk chocolate and coated with crunchy, roasted almonds. Give it a taste!
Rose Best produces all-natural, halal soaps, creams, balms, masks, sachets and gift sets that are free of alcohol, SLS, parabens and phthalates. Give yourself the gift of all-natural bath products.
Bubble Babe Soaps
Artisan handcrafted, vegan friendly, and sustainable soaps and bath products from Ann Arbor-based Bubble Babe Soaps. Pick up an aesthetically pleasing soap to gift to a loved one.
Family estate-grown olive oil from Greece, bottled in Ann Arbor. Add a bottle to your pantry!
Browse what the farmers market vendors have to offer after you select your produce for the week. Chat with the makers themselves about their craft. Pick up something special for yourself, or stash away the perfect gift for a friend’s birthday. We hope to see you there!