Free to the Public/Free Parking/Handicapped Accessible
Our Objective: Sustain local producers and their laborers year round; Decrease the number of food miles from farm to table; Educate consumers about buying, storing and using produce during the winter; To give the growers alternative marketing opportunities; To provide an opportunity for farmers and people from all communities to deal directly with each other rather than through third parties, and to thereby get to know and learn from one another; and To enhance the quality of life in the greater Elgin area by providing a community activity which fosters social gathering and interaction.
What we are hoping to provide at this market Locally grown fruits and Jams, jellies, preserves and butters Locally grown vegetables Locally raised meat products Local Cheeses Local Eggs Local Baked Goods and seasonal products
From locally grown vegetables, herbs, meat, poultry, eggs, breads, preserves and gourmet treats to artisan handcrafts....all year long!
Elgin Winter Market & Farmers' Market
@ Habitat for Humanity ReStore
800 North State Street, Elgin
Market Vendors on LocalHarvest
Had a great time picking up fresh fruits and veggies from Harm's Farm to Martha's bacon popcorn. Not bad for a rookie market. It was nice to meet the ladies from Elgin Community Garden Network collecting items for the food pantry too.... [more]
Went there on 7/28/2012 and there were too few vendors to make this one worthwhile.
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Orchids were an unexpected but awesome addition. Prices alone are enough to warrant a visit. Also picked up some great chicken and white cheddar jalapeno sausage, got information on a unique take on CSA-style fresh produce (http://www.... [more]