As Fresh As It Gets

There are many, many things I love about Holland:

The beach.

Beach

The parks.

Macatawa Greenspace

The donuts.

Good Time

But I think there might be one thing I love most of all…

The farmers’ market.

Farmers' MarketFarmers' Market

My main purchases at the farmers’ market are usually flowers, but I have also purchased fruit and veggies there in the past and they’re so great. Just walking through the farmers’ market, even if you don’t purchase anything, is a cool experience from my point of view. There are musicians playing throughout the market, a stand for local coffeeshop Lemonjello’s, and beautiful produce, floral arrangements, and potted plants everywhere the eye can see. Just walking through the market, making small talk with the vendors, and looking at all the gorgeous things that God made to grow on his earth is really calming and interesting to me. The farmers’ market always makes me look forward to Wednesdays and Saturdays, and my mom and two of her friends even came up from Illinois to shop there a couple of weeks ago! It’s such a blessing to live just down the street from it!

What are your weekend pick-me-ups? Tweet @hopekathryn17, email me at kathryn.krieger@hope.edu, and follow @kathrynekrieger on Instagram and let me know! I would love to hear from you! Thank you for reading!


“He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.” 

– Ecclesiastes 3:11

Published by Kathryn Krieger

I'm a Hope junior from Princeton, Illinois, majoring in Ethics, Culture, and Social Witness with a music minor. I am a follower of Christ and I am involved in Chapel Worship Team at Hope. Previously, I have been involved in Chapel Choir, Black River WyldLife, Res Life, Dance Marathon, a small women's Bible study, College Chorus, Women's Chamber Choir, and Collegium Musicum. I also currently help lead music at Pillar Church! I also love pork chop sandwiches, music of all kinds, The Office, and my wonderful friends and family! Contact me at kathryn.krieger@hope.edu, @kathrynekrieger on Instagram, or @hopekathryn17 on Twitter!

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