Ann Arbor’s 4th Annual HomeGrown Festival welcomes the community to celebrate the bounty of healthy and delicious foods produced right here in Southeast Michigan on Saturday, September 10. HomeGrown was created to raise awareness about the need for food security in order to solidify a sustainable future. Since 2008, the Ann Arbor Farmer's Market has served as the home for the festival which every year has brought together local farms, local food vendors and other local businesses to discuss important environmental and economic issues with the public and have a lot of fun doing it! Come out and taste the variety of flavors from area restaurants, sample local brews & wines and enjoy quality entertainment. Local bands will be jamming all day long and there are many fun activities for kids as well. Help spread the word about the the region’s rich foodshed and invest in the local economy! 6-11pm. 315 Detroit Street. 734-619-0429. www.HomeGrownFestival.org
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