Fresh and local fruit and vegetables are one of the most awesome things about the summer. Get to these farmers markets in the area for a big juicy bite of summer.

Fresh and local fruit and vegetables are one of the most awesome things about the summer. Get to these farmers markets in the area for a big juicy bite of summer.

Summer is here folks and that has us eating outside, cooking outside and headed to the garden for food rather than the cupboard. Nothing can beat local veggies and fruit now that summer temps are here. Wondering where to find fresh, local or organic produce this season? Look no further than Greater Lansing's farmers markets. With 20 different markets spread across at least 14 different cities, there is sure to be a location near you. Enjoy a variety of produce carried by the local vendors that may include organic produce, seasonal flowers and homemade goods - just to name a few. Each farmers market has its own unique vendors, so be sure to check out more than one. If you still can't get enough farm-fresh foods check out our Foodie page for local farm-to-table restaurants and food trucks. Look at all there are to choose from! Heck it's early in the summer, try to hit them all!

Allen Street Farmers Market

1629 E. Kalamazoo St. Lansing, (517) 999-3911 Open year-round, Wednesdays: 2:30 - 7 p.m. Outdoor market season starts May 20.

Bath Township Farmers Market

Summer Market Location: 13751 Main St. Bath, (517) 712-2171 May - October, Thursdays: 3 - 7 p.m.

Charlotte Farmers Market

100 W. Harris St. Charlotte, (517) 543-8853 Bryan Myrkle or (517) 543-2681 Doug Buck June - October, Thursdays 3 p.m. 7 p.m. and Saturdays: 8 a.m. noon

Dansville Farmers Market

1050 Dakin St. at M-36, Dansville (517) 676-1791 June 18 - September 24, Thursdays: 4 - 7 p.m.

DeWitt Farmers Market

Downtown DeWitt- just one half block north of the main intersection of Bridge St. and Main St. Dewitt,(517) 669-2441 June 2 - October 13, Tuesdays: 4 - 7 p.m. (rain or shine) **First Tuesday of EVERY month is Kid's Activity Day at the Market!

Dimondale Farmers Market

136 N. Bridge St.,Dimondale, (517) 646-0230 June - September, Thursdays: 3 - 7 p.m. October, Thursdays: 3 - 6 p.m.

East Lansing Farmers Market

280 Valley Court, East Lansing (Valley Court Park), East Lansing, (517) 319-6888 June 7 - October 25, Sundays: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Eaton Rapids Medical Center Farmers Market

ERMC Parking Lot, 1500 S. Main St., Eaton Rapids, (517) 663-9453 May 15 - October 16, Fridays: 3 - 6:30 p.m.

Farmers Markets at the Capitol

East Lawn of the Capitol, Lansing July 30, August 27 and September 24: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Grand Ledge Farmers Market

213 S. Bridge St. Grand Ledge, (517) 643-1849 May - October, Saturdays: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Holt Farmers Market

2150 S. Cedar St. Holt, (517) 268-0024 May 4 - November 22, Saturdays: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m

Lansing City Market

325 City Market Dr. Lansing, (517) 483-7460 Open year round: Tuesday through Friday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Saturdays: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Mason Area Farmers Market

100 block of Maple St. Mason, (517) 676-4175 July - October, Saturdays: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Meridian Township Farmers Market

5151 Marsh Rd., Okemos (517) 712-2395 July - October, Wednesdays and Saturdays: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

MSU- Student Organic Farm

Farm Lane in front of the Auditorium East Lansing, (517) 230-7987 April - October, Thursdays: 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Open Air Market of Stockbridge

125 S. Clinton St. Stockbridge, (517) 851-7437 May - October, Fridays: 4 - 7 p.m., rain or shine

Peckham Farms Market

5408 W. Grand River Ave., Lansing (517) 851-7437 June - October, Tue.Fri. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

South Lansing Farmers Market

800 W. Barnes Ave. (Parking lot of Casimir Parish), Lansing (517) 374-5700 June - October, Thursdays: 3 - 7 p.m.

St. Johns Farmers Market

Maple Street between Cass Street & State Street (M21), St. Johns (989) 224-7863 June - October, Saturdays: 8 a.m. - noon

Urbandale Farm Stand

700 block of S. Hayford St., Lansing, (517) 999-3916 July - September, Saturdays: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Westside Farmers Market

740 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Lansing (517) 230-7878 June - September, Thursdays: 3 - 7 p.m.

Williamston Farmers Market

McCormick Park, High St. and Putnam St., Williamston (517) 719-6193 May 24 - October 11, Sundays: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.