Peoria Farmers Market at Metro Centre
May 1-October 31,
Monday – Saturday
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or until sold out)
Metro Centre, 4700 N. University
In early May, look for flowers, plants
and early vegetables. On June 7, there will be an official Grand Opening
Day – anyone who donates a canned good will receive an all-natural canvas
bag for shopping at the market. Major vendors will return, including a few
that are certified organic.
Peoria Heights Farmer’s Market
June 17-October 8,
4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Heritage Square, 4450 N. Prospect Rd.
This new farmers’ market will have 12 to
18 vendors featuring only locally grown vegetables, fruits, wildflowers
and much more. Entertainment includes culinary demonstrations and jazz
performances. Official grand opening is July 2 and will feature food
vendors and live entertainment.
Peoria’s Riverfront Market
June 6 – September
8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Peoria Riverfront, lot across from IL Antique Center Phone: 671-5555
Everything is locally grown in
central Illinois including produce, meats, eggs and honey. Plus, local
cheese makers, and artists.
Pekin Main Street’s Downtown Farmer’s
July 10 – September 13
Thursdays, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Saturdays, 8 a.m. til sold out
Courthouse Square, Capitol Street, Pekin
Annual market offers fresh produce, local
producers, organic foods, baked goods and crafts.
Downtown Bloomington Farmers’ Market
May 17 – October 25 ,
7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Main Street, Downtown Bloomington
For more information at the market, stop
their information booth, which can help you locate many organic and
chemical free items. Before you go, check out their website which lists
market vendors and what’s in season that week. Local producers and growers