About the Marketplace

The St. Charles Farmers' Marketplace is a community endeavor to connect individuals and families to Fresh, Healthy and Local foods. The Marketplace is governed by a volunteer group of local farming and business experts. The committee includes: 


Vacant- Accepting Applications 


Richelle (Shelly) Elliot- Owner of Sweet Creating In-Home Bakery, Shelly has been a vendor at the Marketplace since the beginning. She knows the ins and outs and has gained years of experience in St. Charles and with other markets and events across the state. Shelly is also the Marketplace Coordinator, taking vendor payments, managing logistics, and administering our food access programs every week. 


Aileen Cowen- A successful veteran farmers’ market volunteer for both the Saginaw and Hemlock farmers’ markets and the owner of Black Dog Farm in Chesaning where they specialize in heirloom vegetables such as tomatoes grown in hoop houses. 

John Dusek- Owner of Faber’s Greenhouse and Floral located just north of the Village on M-52. He brings many years of knowledge and experience to the committee in both horticulture and business. 

Vacant- Accepting Applications 

Village Manager Matthew Lane 

Village Clerk Jennifer Rosser-Nesbit 

Special Events


Where is the Marketplace?

2019 Marketplace Application packet.pdf (355.6KB)

STCMarketplace_WAIVER.docx.pdf (80.3KB)

2019 Mini Marketplace Application.pdf (144.6KB)

MiniMarketplace_WAIVER and consent.pdf (80.3KB)

SnapAgreement_2019.pdf (175.2KB)

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