It won’t be long before summer has arrived, and you’ll have more fresh fruits and vegetables than you and your family could hope to consume.
One of the best places to find some locally grown summer staples will be your local farmers market. Just about every town has one these days; here are few that are local to you:
When: Saturdays, 8 am to 1 pm, June 1 to Sept. 28
Where: Southwest corner of Route 59 and Lockport St.
More information: Call Susan Bostanche at 63-0608-7344.
When: Sundays, 9 am to 1 pm, June 2 to Sept. 29
Where: Downtown Oswego in the Village Grind parking lot
More information: Check the event’s Facebook page.
When: Fridays 8 am to 2 pm June 14 to Sept. 27
Where: Downtown Joliet, Chicago Street.
More information: Check Downtown Joliet's website.
When: Sundays, 10 am to 3 pm, early June to late September
Where: Louis Joliet Mall
More information: Call 815-723-9713
When: 4 to 9 pm Thursdays, June 6 to Aug. 29; 4-8 pm Sept. 5 to Oct. 3
Where: Promenade Bolingbrook, 631 Boughton Road
More information: Call Angela Smith at 630-235-1376.