Homewood Farmers Market

Homewood’s Wednesday Farmers Market continues

The Homewood Farmers Market on Wednesdays will continue through Aug. 29. The market is on Martin Avenue at Chestnut Road. It runs from 4 to 9 p.m.

New vegetarian/vegan booth at Homewood's Wednesday farmers market proves popular

Like many things in this world, The Sunshine Kitchen was born out of necessity. The healthy food booth was created by two patrons of Homewood's farmers market who saw a need for more healthy food options.

Area residents flock to Homewood Farmers Market opening day

Balloon creations, music, food, fresh produce, bedding plants and Hunt & Gather market vendors, aided by warm, sunny weather, brought a big crowd to the opening day of the Homewood Farmers Market summer season on Saturday, May 27. "This is the busiest opening day we've ever had," said Market Manager Kate Duff, who estimated attendance at about 1,600 people. 

Homewood Farmers Market keeps festival spirit alive

The Homewood Farmers Market summer season will begin Saturday, May 27, and will continue through Oct. 14. Village officials say it will build on the successes of recent years, keeping the momentum going for the village's festivals.

Salmon fishmerman brings his catch to the Homewood Indoor Farmers Market

Many people love farmers markets because they can buy food from the people who produce it. Usually, that's a farmer from a few miles down the road.

Making friends at the market

  The Homewood Farmers Market is often a good place 
  to meet old friends — or make new ones. Ella, a 4-month-
  old miniature dachshund, left, held by Sandra Guaccio of  

Homewood baker brings home more blue ribbons from the state fair

Paige Dague of Homewood started a baking business earlier this year after earning blue ribbons two years in a row at the Illinois State Fair. She came home from this year's fair with two more blue ribbons and two red.

Jazz at the market

Homewood Farmers Market has long included live music, but this summer, market Manager Kate Duff has added a musical second shift that has featured young local musicians. On Saturday, Aug. 13, a jazz combo led by Chris Denman, band instructor at Chicago Christian High School, kept market patrons entertained and even moved a few to dance.

Crowds flock to Homewood Farmers Market at Martin Square location

The opening of Homewood’s Outdoor Farmers Market on Memorial Day weekend brought many vendors and shoppers to its new location on Martin Square.

Organic meat vendor joins Homewood Indoor Farmers Market

Homewood Farmers Market Manager Kate Duff has long wanted to include a meat vendor at the market in response to patron requests. At the final Indoor Farmers Market on Saturday, she will get her wish.


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