Submitted by sarah@thelandco… on Sun, 12/06/2015 – 7:35pm On the first day of market, my farmer grew for me…. a mustachioed aubergine! On the second day of market, my farmer grew for me…. two fun kohlrabi (and a mustachioed aubergine!) On the third day of market, my farmer grew for me… three gorgeous bouquets (two […]
We challenge you to eat local (and we’re working hard to make eating local less of a challenge)
Submitted by sarah@thelandco… on Mon, 09/12/2016 – 5:12pm School’s back in session, the temperatures are slowly started to dip, and people will not shut up about pumpkin spice everything. Fall is tiptoeing into our lives, and I for one am very excited. Fall has always been my favorite season–I love the crisp air, the leaves […]
What your farmers’ market manager wants you to know
Submitted by Sarah Simeziane on Mon, 01/16/2017 – 10:49am Last week I spoke on a panel at the Illinois Specialty Crop, Agritourism, and Organic Conference in Springfield. It was the final session of the Farmers’ Market Vendor Boot Camp block, and the panel focused on the different types of advisory boards farmers’ markets around Central […]
What’s new at the Champaign Farmers Market?
Submitted by sarah@thelandco… on Tue, 05/17/2016 – 7:55am We’re a few weeks into our second season out at the Champaign Farmers’ Market, and it’s wonderful to be back out there, surrounded by new faces, and returning favorites. While we may have lost a few vendors to retirement and job changes, we’re happy to report that […]
What’s new at the Champaign Farmers’ Market this season?
Submitted by Sarah Simeziane on Mon, 02/26/2018 – 5:31pm It’s a gorgeous sunny day outside, and this afternoon I took a walk over by the Market site to enjoy a little fresh air. It’s doesn’t quite look like Market season yet (we need a little more green on the trees for that), but it felt […]
When you wish upon a market
Submitted by sarah@thelandco… on Mon, 01/11/2016 – 5:02pm With the first market season already more than two months behind us, the question I’m often asked is what I do with my free time in the off season. The answer is planning for next year. Once we examined what worked in the first season and what […]