Submitted by sarah@thelandco… on Mon, 08/08/2016 – 2:41pm We’re at the halfway point of our second season at the Champaign Farmers’ Market, and it feels like a fitting time to reflect on the question at the heart of National Farmers’ Market Week celebrations: why do I love my market? The job of a market manager […]
Why do we love the farmers market?
Submitted by Sarah Simeziane on Thu, 07/26/2018 – 5:38pm August is upon us. We’re on the cusp of peak farmers market season. The trifecta is here (peaches, sweet corn, and tomatoes). We see whole rainbows of peppers and cherry tomatoes around the market. I’ve spotted at least 4 different types of eggplants, and this coming […]
You are here My eggplant has a first name: it’s E-G-G-W-A-R-D-O…
Submitted by sarah@thelandco… on Sun, 04/24/2016 – 6:53pm Just one week until the start of the 2016 Champaign Farmers’ Market, and it’s time to (re)introduce you to an old friend:We’ve gotten to know our good friend Monsieur Aubergine well since his debut at the 2015 Bastille Day market, so well that we’re now on a first […]