Nick's face is familiar to many of you since he has regularly been at the Beetree Farms stall helping to sell honey gathered and vegetables grown on his family farm right here in Battle Creek. He frequently steps in to assume Market Manager responsibilities in addition to doing that. Nick teaches during the school year.
2016 will be Pat's third season as Market Master for the Battle Creek and Bellevue Farmers Markets. Prior to retiring from the City of Kalamazoo, Pat served as Market Master for the Kalamazoo Bank Street Farmers Market. In addition to her fondness for farmers markets Pat enjoys her grandchildren and taking care of her horses.
Brigette Leach has served the Battle Creek Farmers Market Association as Secretary Treasurer in a volunteer capacity since 2004. Brigette is also a farmer vendor at both the Battle Creek and Bellevue Farmers Markets. In her spare time Brigette makes jewelry and cheers on the Michigan State Spartans!
Jan Lawson served as Market Master for many years. Still serving in a volunteer capacity, he now he provides assistance to the Market Master. Jan is also a farmer vendor at both the Battle Creek and Bellevue Farmers Markets with honey from his beehives. He's been a beekeeper for many years and enjoys teaching others about it. Jan recently retired from teaching elementary school.