Canton Main Street’s Farmers’ Market officially opened in Jones Park in downtown Canton June 1 and will take place every Saturday through Sept. 28, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.

CANTON-Canton Main Street’s Farmers’ Market officially opened in Jones Park in downtown Canton June 1 and will take place every Saturday through Sept. 28, 7:30  to 11:30 a.m. 

 

Fruits, vegetables, baked goods, fresh flowers, jams, honey, herbs and other locally grown items will be available at the Market throughout the season. 

 

Local producers will offer fresh choices, including farm-to-table sweet corn, melons, potatoes, green beans, squash varieties, fresh herbs, local honey, beets, carrots, lettuces mixes and more.

 

This year visitors to the Market will see and enjoy the return of the “Market Munchkins” Kids Activities Booth and live music from local musicians. 

 

Also returning this year will be food demonstrations. Dates for the Kids Activities, Music and Food Demonstrations are as follows.

 

June 15 Music-Buczko and Roman

June 22 Food demonstration and Kid’s Booth-“Seed bombs/Seed tape”

June 29 Music-Juraco and Chow

July 6 Food demonstration and Kid’s Booth-“Scavenger Hunt in the Market”

July 13 Kids’ Fest

July 20 Music-Gloria Clark

July 27 Food demonstration and Kid’s Booth-Zucchini 500”

August 3 Music-Nathan Taylor

August 10 Food demonstration and Kid’s Booth-“Bees/Honey”

August 17 Music-Erin Connolly

August 24 Food demonstration and Kid’s Booth-“Mr. Potato Head meets Ms. Tomato Head”

August 31 Music-Sage Zink

Sept. 7-Food demonstration

Sept. 14-Friendship at the Market

Sept. 21-Food demonstration

 

The 2019 Farmers’ Market is sponsored in part by Canton Main Street, Eric Duffield, Helping Hands Resale Shoppe, MTZ Fitness, Spoon River Animal Clinic, and TBK Bank.

 

For more information, or to receive a vendor application, visit www.cantonillinois.org/farmersmarket or contact Amanda Woodruff, awoodruff@cantonillinois.com, or call her, (309) 647-2677, Extension 1.