We've got a delicious array of local produce, meat, grains, treats, and flowers lined up for you this afternoon.
This week the Orpheum Children's Museum is back, bringing along star-spangled slime to keep the 4th of July festivities going.
also join us again. Bring your bike along for diagnostics and tips at their bike clinic. You can also learn more about the
, a new local tool to fight bike theft in our community.
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Be sure to stop by the Sampling Tent for a taste of the market as you shop! Today we're featuring ham steaks, bread, and veggies for you to try before you buy.
Here's the quick rundown:
- Green beans
- Wax beans
- Sweet corn
- Bell peppers
- Havasu peppers
- Summer squash
- Sugar snap peas
- Snow peas
- Head lettuce
- Romaine heads
- Swiss chard
- Collard greens
- Mustard greens
- Bok choy
- Organic pork & poultry
- New potatoes
- Dried herbs
- Fresh herbs
- Mixed bouquets
- Pancake mix
Meyer Produce will have plenty of returning favorites, including raspberries and both red and orange cherry tomatoes. They'll also have green beans and wax beans, sweet early orange plums, and softball-sized sweet onions!
Sola Gratia Farm will be there to greet you at the southwest entrance to the market with lettuce, carrots, scallions, kale, collard greens, swiss chard, summer squash, cucumbers galore, and new potatoes.
On the other end of the row, Brian Severson Farms will be sampling polenta made from all three of their cornmeals (red, blue, and yellow). Polenta serves as a great base for all kinds of buttered veggies that you can find around the market. They'll also have buckwheat chocolate chip cookies and their famous kale spice muffins for sale, featuring ingredients from other Champaign Farmers' Market vendors (we are all about collaboration at the market).
Pekara will be featuring their new potato brioche hot dog/brat buns for your cookout needs. They'll also have a wide array of breads, from baguettes to foccacia, as well as pretzels, cookies, and other treats.
Joy of Illinois Farm will have banana bread, made from Severson Farms wheat, and Joy of Illinois Farm's own eggs and goat milk. They'll also have cookies, as well as and plenty of delights from the garden, such as Hungarian hot wax peppers, herbs, and wild greens.
All this and more from 4-7 this afternoon. Come enjoy yet another gorgeous afternoon with us at the Market and load up on fresh local food!