Homewood's indoor farmers market to start 2nd season Jan. 30

Girl Scouts make their cookie sales pitch at the March
2015 session of the Homewood Winter Indoor
Farmers Market.
(HF Chronicle file photos)

The Village of Homewood Winter Indoor Farmers Market will begin its second season in a new location and with the addition of hunt and gather vendors. 

Bedding plants were already 
available at the February 2015
session of the indoor market.

The market will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Marie Irwin Center, 18120 Highland Ave., on the last Saturday of the month from January through April.

"We are so pleased to offer the market again this year in a new location and with new vendors," said Kate Duff, Homewood's farmers market manager. "This is a wonderful way for the community to meet out when the weather isn't always the greatest. We are especially excited to add the hunt and gather vendors to the lineup this year. We received such positive feedback from the 2015 indoor market that we are happy to expand for 2016."

Youngsters shop for books 
at the Olive Road Little Free 
Library's ox cart bookmobile. 
The Little Free Library is 
frequently available at 
Homewood Farmers Market, 
summer or winter.

The market will feature vendors offering empanadas, soup, gumbo, cheesecake, veggie burgers, homemade granola bars, kettle corn, olive oils, pasta sauces, cheeses, pies, bread, chocolate, hydroponics, micro greens, plants, organic body products and more. 

Hunt and gather vendors will sell handcrafted items and collectibles. 

In addition, different community organizations will attend the market to provide information on their missions and activities.

The market is open to the public and there is ample free parking. For more information visit www.HomeSweetHomewood.com or call 708-798-3000.

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