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Streator Downtown Farmers Market
(Streator,IL)The Streator Farmers Market provides a direct producer to consumer market opportunity. This would include healthy, local, fresh foods and other hand crafted items to the community and surrounding areas and to encourage commerce, entertainment and promote agri-tourism for the city of Streator. Please go to http://www.streator.org/links.cfm for a Market application To give growers and producers of Streator agricultural commodities and other farm-related products alternative marketing opportunities; To promote the sale of La Salle County grown farm products; To improve the variety, freshness, taste and nutritional value of produce available in the Streator area; To provide an opportunity for farmers and people from urban communities to deal directly with each other, rather than through third parties, and to thereby get to know and learn from one another; To provide an educational forum for consumers to learn the uses and benefits of quality, locally grown or prepared food products; To provide educational opportunities for producers to test and refine their products and marketing skills; To enhance the quality of life in the Streator area by providing a community activity which fosters social gathering and interaction; and To preserve Streator's unique agricultural heritage and the historical role which farmers markets have played in it.
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