The Eastside Farmers’ Market exists to pursue the following goals:
To contribute to the vitality of the near east side community.
To give growers and producers of local agricultural commodities and other farm related products direct marketing opportunities.
To promote the sale of locally-grown and artisan farm products.
To expand the availability of organic and natural foods that is fresh, full-flavored, unique, healthy, and nutritious to the near east side community.
To provide an opportunity for farmers and east side residents to deal directly with each other rather than through third parties and thereby get to know and learn from one another.
To foster local and regional food shed systems in order to support a commitment to mutual respect, fairness, responsibility, and accountability from farmer to consumer.
To support the local agricultural base by seeking products that have been grown and processed in ways that protect and enhance the air, water, soil, wildlife, and biodiversity.
To enhance the quality of life on the east side by providing an activity which fosters community and social interaction.
To preserve agricultural land use, support the local agricultural base, and ensure the continued regional existence of our agricultural heritage.
Season: Spring and Summer
April 28 - October 27, 2020
Tuesdays, 4PM - 7PM
Location: Mcpike Park, 202 South Ingersoll Street
Thursday, Nov 12, 2020 at 6:00pm Central Time
WEBINAR HOSTED BY Fox Valley Technical College
Monday, Nov 9, 2020 at 10:00am Eastern Time
Monday, Nov 9, 2020 at 12:00pm Eastern Time
JOIN FOR JUST $16 A YEAR