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The local foods movement is alive and well in Champaign County! Here are some updates on other projects while we finalize our virtual market:

Local Producers Map:
Our local producers map is ready for publication and you will soon be able to find it on Copies will be distributed around the community, in the local telephone book, and other “hangouts”. The guide lists the location and contact information for nearly 50 local producers within our county. The map was a project of the Local Food Council and printed with the help of some local sponsors including the Monument Square District, Champaign Bank, the Community Improvement Corporation, the Chamber of Commerce, the Farm Bureau and others. It is a great start to finding a local source for Champaign County’s finest!

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When I Paint My Masterpiece

Someday everything is gonna sound like a rhapsody
When I paint my masterpiece…
(Bob Dylan)

Happy Friday morning, lovely little local market of love customers!

The sunshine is out, many of our vendors have returned from vacation, products are bursting at the market, making it an exciting time, and each and every week with you, the vendors, and the products, I feel like a new masterpiece is created to the backdrop of our lovely market.

Here’s hoping that we will have better weather, next Thursday, so that we can have vendors all set up out in our drive through, car hop market, was well!

This week, we welcome Blue Jacket Dairy as they return for their once a month visit! We welcome back My Daily Hemp, as well!!

AND…the girls from Flourish have two floral offerings!!!

JCGrowers now are offering their garlic scapes!!! Scapes are THE best, and, just like asparagus, are a very short, very celebrated season!!

The fresh vegetables, lettuces, and greens are coming in from Kingdom Fish!! While we also have all of the lettuce loveliness, and Wholly Rollies from our friends at Old Souls Farm!!

ChrisMis Farms is back with all of her amazing products, while the entire market is always bursting with each vendor, presenting their own masterpieces!!

You have so much to choose from, and we look forward to having you, and your orders, at Thursday’s pick up!!

Paint your own masterpiece by painting your own market backdrop of your personally curated market order…

Cosmic Pam