Fresh fruits, vegetables readily available in area

Fresh fruits, vegetables readily available in area

It's the season we've been waiting for – local homegrown vegetables and fruits being sold at farmers' markets.

Here's a directory of ones in our area. You might want to clip and save and put on your refrigerator so you don't forget the days and times.

If there is a farmers' market in your community that is not listed, please e-mail Rebecca Mabry at rmabry<@> or call 351-5638 to be included in the next listing.

Urbana's Market at the Square

Where: Corner of Illinois and Vine streets

When: Saturday mornings, now through November 7; 7 a.m. to noon

More information: 384-2319

Downtown Danville Farmers' Market

Where: In Temple Plaza at the corner of North Vermilion and North streets

When: Wednesday and Saturday mornings, June through October; 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

More information: 443-3886

Rantoul Farmers' Market

Where: Parking lot at Lindsey Lane Bridal, 101 W. Sangamon Ave.

When: Friday mornings, May 29 to Oct. 30; 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

More information: 893-3323

Arthur Farmers' Market

Where: Gazebo Annex Parking Lot, downtown Arthur

When: Saturday mornings, June 27 through fall; 8 a.m. to noon

More information: 543-2181

Mahomet's Market on Main Street

Where: On Main Street, directly across from the fire station

When: Wednesdays, 3 to 6 p.m.

More information: 863-2758.

Monticello Market on the Square

Where: State Street at the Allerton Library just off Courthouse Square

When: Thursdays, June 18 to Oct. 8; 3 to 6 p.m. late June through October.

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