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<@>news-gazette.com 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.