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East Lansing Downtown Underground Market Hosted Every Other Sunday

Every other Sunday

The underground scene is coming to life in East Lansing.

The East Lansing Downtown Underground Market began operations in mid-February and will continue biweekly into the spring to unite local growers, producers and artisans with customers in a coronavirus-safe environment.

The market is part of the “Daytime. Nighttime. Anytime. Place Project” to help stimulate business that have been hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic. A crowdfunding campaign was launched in January for the project through Michigan-based Patronicity. The funds raised were augmented by contributions from the Michigan Economic Development Corp., the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority and the Lansing Board of Water and Light.

The market is hosted at the MAC Avenue Garage under the East Lansing Marriott in downtown East Lansing. The market will be held every other Sunday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. through May 9. Safety stipulations at the market include:

  • Masks will be required at the market.
  • Customers and vendors are asked to stay home if they are feeling sick.
  • While attending the market, a 6-foot distance is required between people.
  • Customers are being asked to limit their groups to two people.
  • Food should be consumed at home or in outdoor dining spaces.
  • Animals, excluding service animals, will not be permitted at the market.

Among the list of vendors at the market include Agape Organic Farm, El Burrito Mexicano, Hickory Knoll Farms Creamery, Mi Great Lakes Fish Co. and Grand Traverse Pie Co.

Visit cityofeastlansing.com/2138/East-Lansing-Downtown-Underground-Market for more information about the market and its vendors.

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