Berkley area residents are excited about the Berkley Farm Stand opening later this year.
Great conversations happen everyday on Patch. We love to promote community conversation on topics that are important to you. Each Friday we will share some of the best comments and conversations from the week. In Berkley, readers are excited about the Berkley Farm Stand opening later this year. Molly posted, "This is wonderful! Can't wait to see what goodness comes our way in July!"
"It's perfect - I couldn't have dreamed of a better spot," says owner Laura Uhlianuk.
Saturday marked the opening of the Berkley Farm Stand, and five hours before the end of the day, the Michigan-grown fruits and vegetables were completely sold out. "I feel welcomed - just so generally welcomed here," said owner Laura Uhlianuk. "We didn't open until 8 a.m. on Saturday and we had people here even before 7 a.m. offering to help us out and just really be a part of it." Uhlianuk and her husband decided to open the Stand, which sits on a plot of land near 12 Mile Road and Tyler Street, next to Clark's Ice Cream & Yogurt, for the first time this year, after receiving such a positive response from the Berkley community the previous summer. "It started last year with a lemonade-type stand in my mom's front yard and then I just …