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2017 Will County Farmer's Markets

2017 Will County Farmer's Markets 

Each year I share current dates and info regarding the many Farmer's Markets held throughout Will County, IL.
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Well first, I have a very proud "farmer's daughter" for a wife.  We support family farmers at our house.

But eating fresh fruits and vegetables is good for us too.  Did you know that the average American eats less than 2 servings of vegetables per day though? That's almost 5 times less than the amount recommended by physicians. 

Eating fresh fruits and vegetables found at local Will County Farmer’s Markets is a simple and economic way to introduce healthy alternatives into your diet.  Here are 7 ways you'll benefit from doing so:  (From

1. You get 10-20 times more fiber in your diet without really trying
2. All nutrients are available in their natural form
3. You consume a lot less sugar and salt if you eat the real thing.
4. You experience more energy and you get full faster
5. You don’t spike your blood sugar nearly as high as you would with fruit juice or vegetable juice
6. You don’t consume as much sodium
7. Children get about 10x fewer cavities when they consume only fresh fruit and vegetables

If we can support our local farmers and eat healthier at the same time ... sounds like a "win-win" to me. So below, you'll find my list of the many Will County communities hosting Farmer's Markets during 2017. 

Hope you take the opportunity to visit many over the next few months ...

2017 Farmer's Markets in Will County, IL

Lockport, IL Farmers Market
Central Square Building - 222 E 9th St, Lockport, IL
Days Open: June - August 
Mondays: 4 - 8:30 pm
For more info: 815-838-1183 
Runs tandem with “Cruisin’ Into Lockport” 
Classic Car Shows 

Frankfort, IL Country Market 
Summer Market Hours: 9 am – 2 pm 
(June 4 through August 27)
Fall Market Hours: 9 am – 1 pm 
(September 10 through October 29)
Dog Friendly
Info: 815.954.9788

Joliet City Center Farmers Market
Fridays: 8 am - 2 pm
Dates: June 14th - September 27th 
Crafts, Music, Food & Drink, Activities, More!

Joliet Junior College Farmers Market
1215 Houbolt Rd., Joliet, IL (Greenhouse Parking Lot)
Dates: May 25th - September 14th
Thursdays: 2 - 6 pm
SNAP/LINK program funds accepted 
For more info: 815.280.6622

Channahon Farmers Market
Channahon Park District (along Rt. 6) 
Starts June to August 
Tuesdays: 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
For more info: 815-467-PARK (7275)

Plainfield Historic Downtown Farmers' Market
Rte. 59 & Fort Beggs Drive, Plainfield 
15025 Illinois @Village Parking Lot
Days Open:  June 4 - September 17th
Sundays: 12 pm – 4 pm

Bolingbrook Farmers Market
@ The Promenade - 631 Boughton Road
June 15 – August 17 & August 31st
Thursdays: 4 – 9 pm
August 24 - September 7
Thursdays: 4 - 8 pm

Crete European Market
Days Open: May 20 - October 7
Saturdays: 8 am - 1 pm
For more info: 708.672.0729

Naperville Farmers Market
Location: 5th Avenue Station Parking Lot  
Dates: June 3rd thru October 28th 
(Rain or Shine)
Saturday: 7 am – 12 Noon
This is a Pet-Free Market
Info: (630) 369-5638 -

New Lenox Farmers Market
Saturdays: 9 am -1 pm
This Farmer's Market accepts credit cards

Tinley Park Farmers Market
17375 S. Oak Park Avenue, Tinley Park 
Opens: June 3rd and runs to Mid-October
Begins at: 7:30 am 
Free crafts for kids at 9 am on 6/3 and every 
Saturday morning until Labor Day weekend.

Will County Farmers Market
Louis Joliet Mall parking lot in Joliet
Sundays, 10 am - 2 pm
June - August
Info:  Paul Ward, Sr. Services Center of Will County 
@ 815-740-4215

* Note:  As these events can sometimes be changed or canceled, please check your local listings or contact the individual community for up-to-date info prior to leaving home.

Attend a Farmers Market in Will County. You'll improve your diet and save money ... all while supporting your local farmers.

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