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Farmers Market set to open

Published: Friday, May 24, 2013 3:37 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, May 24, 2013 3:38 p.m. CDT

PRINCETON – The taste of the summer season will come alive soon as the Bureau County Farmers Market is expected to open for business today, Saturday. The Market is located at 935 N. Main St., which is the southeast corner of Elm Place and Main Street. It is open from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. through October. The market will also be held on Tuesdays (starting in June). The hours for the Tuesday evening markets will be from 3 to 6 p.m.

The first Saturday of each month will be Community Day where local crafters offer their goods for sale. Also local organizations will sponsor a cook out during lunch hours.Regular vendors, who represent local produce farms, will offer fresh produce and homemade products at the Market. The variety of produce offered varies throughout the growing season.

Local produce farmers marketing their goods through the Farmers Market appreciate the support of area communities. The Market is supported by the Bureau County Farm Bureau, the Princeton Chamber of Commerce and the City of Princeton.

Vendors can still register to sell at the market. Products will be allowed from producers from Bureau, LaSalle, Lee, Whiteside, Henry, Stark, Marshall and Putnam counties. Call the Farm Bureau at 815-875-6468 for more information.

For more information selling your local arts and crafts, please call Kay Cushman at 815-915-8075.

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