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Looking for a local, true farmer's market in Illinois?  Scroll down this page and you will see the farm markets, farm stands, roadside stands, produce markets, even garden fruit and vegetable stands and seasonal community farmer's markets in Illinois, sorted by county. Markets offering organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name. If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website.

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!  

What's in season in March 2017, and other timely information:

March brings with it Spring and the ability to buy locally, especially in the deep South where fresh strawberries are available in Florida and Texas, followed by California. Cold weather crops, like spinach, some lettuces, peas, kale, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, leeks and early onions being harvested in all but the colder regions. Many markets still have fresh winter squash, stored from last Autumn.

Farmer's Market Listings, by county

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Adams County

Brown County

Calhoun County

Cass County

  • Bottens/Lopez Greenhouse and Garden - Garden stand on a residence (which is NOT on a farm), Farmers market (multiple stalls or vendors), Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Uncovered outdoor market,
    4095 Crooked Lane, Beardstown, IL 62618. Phone: 217-371-1492. Alternate Phone: 217-320-1886. Open: On the square, Rushville, IL; April to October; 7 am to 11 am; On the square, Virgin Saturday, IL; June to October; 11 am to 2 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. We have large garden spread out over 2 or 3 acres. Things grown include: tomatoes, sweet peppers, jalapenos, broccoli, cabbage, green beans, egg plant, turnips, sweet potatoes, radishes, strawberries, lettuce, sweet corn, watermelon, cantaloupe, honeydew melon, pumpkins, zucchini, etc. (ADDED: July 21, 2012)(UPDATED: August 09, 2012)

Champaign County

Christian County (Springfield area)

  • Indian Knoll Cattle - pumpkins, gourds, beef
    2850 North 1000 East Road, Mechanicsburg, IL 62545. Phone: 217-676-2722. Alternate Phone: 217-827-0317. Email: pbliler@shelbywb.coop. Open: Will update; Depends on pumpkin maturity. Directions: The farm is located 10 1/4 miles east of Rochester on Christian County Highway #2, then 1/2 mile north on Road 1000 East. Click here for a map and directions. Pumpkins pick your own, September 19 to October 4. Payment: Cash, Check. Specialty pumpkins and gourds. Also available, farm-fresh beef. Available by individual cuts, variety boxes, halves, quarters. (ADDED: July 17, 2009)

Coles County

De witt County

  • Triple M Farm: Mariah's Mums & More, LLC - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Indoor market, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc,
    16727 Airport Road, Clinton, IL 61727. Phone: 217-898-0706. Email: mariahandgreg@mariahsmums.com. Open: Saturday: Noon - 5:00 pm Sunday: Noon - 5:00 pm; Monday: Closed, Tuesday: Closed, Wednesday: Noon - 5:00 pm, Thursday: Noon - 5:00 pm, Friday: Noon - 5:00 pm. Directions: We DO NOT recommended using our address with a GPS device, Mapquest, or Google Maps when locating our farm. You will end up VERY LOST! Please use our map and directions. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard . Click here for our Facebook page. Our fresh produce is freshly picked daily from June through October. Our produce is available to purchase during open hours on the farm. We laso have mums, plants and cut flowers. (ADDED: January 05, 2015)
    A visitor writes on July 24, 2016:
    " They grow a wide variety of vegetables, strawberries & blackberries, herbs, fall mums and cut flowers at our farm. (They were great! The owners are nice and very helpful."

Douglas County

Edgar County

Fulton County

Greene County

Iroquois County

  • Mulberry Lane Farm - Uses natural growing practices, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is sustainably grown, all produce is sustainably grown, Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, Fresh eggs, porta-potties, picnic area, farm animals, school tours
    414 N Mulberry Street, Loda, IL 60948. Phone: 217-386-2690. Email: helen@mulberrylanefarm.com. Open: Monday to Saturday, from 8 am to 7 pm; Closed Sunday; Open from April 1 to October 1; Open Saturdays year round from 8 am to 8 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx.Strawberries: mid-May to end of June.  Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover.  (UPDATED: July 06, 2013) (ADDED: March 29, 2010)

Jersey County

Knox County

Logan County

Macon County

  • Double D Farms - Uses natural growing practices, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Uncovered outdoor market, asparagus, beans, cherries, cucumbers, herbs/spices, melons, onions, peas, peppers, raspberries (red), raspberries (Autumn, red), summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, Other fruit or veg, Fresh eggs, farm animals, school tours
    4187 N. Cowgill Avenue, Decatur, IL 62526. Phone: 217-853-8127. Open: call ahead. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. strawberries available June - frost, red raspberries available July and September. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. We also grow lettuces, green onions, kohlrabi, turnips, spinach, cabbage, mini bell peppers, chinese cabbage, okra, tomatillos, bitter melon, sorrel, jalapeno peppers, anaheim peppers, radishes, kale, green beans and garlic, Distributor of Young Living therapeutic grade essential oils.  The ONLY pyo crops offered are strawberries, raspberries, peaches, cherries and vegetables. (UPDATED: January 01, 2017)  (UPDATED: June 13, 2016)(UPDATED: February 09, 2015) (ADDED: May 31, 2011) (UPDATED: July 21, 2011)  (UPDATED: July 16, 2011) (UPDATED: April 08, 2013)
  • Golden Oldies Farm - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Farmers market (multiple stalls or vendors),Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is sustainably grown, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management),Uncovered outdoor market,, Fresh egg
    5196 Hibbard Road, Macon, IL 62544Email: golden.oldies.farm@gmail.com. Open: June through October: Saturdays, from 7am to noon. Directions: From Decatur: Take highway 51 south five miles. Turn right on West Elwin Road at Hogan Grain. Continue two miles. Turn left on Hibbard Road. Our farm is the first house on the left. You'll see our sign and chickens!. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, SFMNP Voucher. (ADDED: October 31, 2010)

Macoupin County

  • Broom Orchard - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Indoor market, Preserves, jams, jellies, apples, blackberries, corn (sweet), nectarines, pears, peaches, plums, pumpkins, strawberries, restrooms, picnic area, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    12803 Broom Road, Carlinville, IL 62626. Phone: 217-854-3514. Email: jbroom@frontiernet.net. Open: See our website for current hours or call. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Broom Orchard is located 2 1/2 miles southwest of Carlinville. Click here for a map and directions. Visit www;broomorchard;com for current approximate ripening dates of our locally grown seasonal fruit or "like" us on Facebook; Broom Orchard has an annual Apple Festival in September and a Pumpkin Festival in October with various entertainment and activities. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. (UPDATED: May 29, 2013)

McDonough County

  • West Prairie Farm -  Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, meats
    Macomb, IL 61455. Phone: 309-836-8566. Email: kdbbranch@juno.com. Open: Late May to October at area Farmers' Markets. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only. They have used sustainable practices since 2004 such as growing their own cattle feed, no-till farming practices, and minimizing pesticide use through predator wasps. They do not use hormones or antibiotics. (ADDED: August 15, 2010, suggested by a visitor)
    Comments from a visitor on August 15, 2010: "Very friendly, generous people. They are consistently at the market, and have a good, well-priced product. They willingly donate their meat, their time, and energy to help at events in the community."

McLean County

  • Dearing Country Farms - Uses natural growing practices, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Fresh eggs, gift shop, farm animals
    16410 N 800 E, Bloomington, IL 61705. Phone: 309-963-4932. Open: Call for more information. Directions: 3 miles west of Bloomington on Yuton Blacktop, right on 800 East rd, farm is 1/2 mile on the right. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check. We grow a wide variety of produce, so check out our website for what's in season. (ADDED: January 16, 2010)

Menard County

  • Seaney Farms - farmers market, honey, petting zoo
    10544 Illinois 97 Tallula, IL 62688. Phone: (217) 652-2175. There is a news story about the farm here. Seany Farms has a greenhouse, mums, gourds, pumpkins, and farmers market produce/honey/etc. for sale and they have a petting zoo. They are open 9-5? during the week and are open on weekends. Plants/flowers from the in the spring, corn on the cob in summer, and pumpkins/gourds/mums from them in the fall. (ADDED: October 09, 2013, suggested by a visitor)

Montgomery County

  • D&M Orchard and Produce - Roadside stand, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, apples, blackberries, corn (sweet), peaches, pumpkins, strawberries, Fresh eggs
    243 Spaeth Lane, Hillsboro, IL 62049. Phone: 217-537-3219. Email: abbottd91@yahoo.com. Open: Sunday - Saturday 7am to sunset each day - when produce is in season; Call first if you are traveling long distance. Directions: From Hillsboro, IL. South on IL Rte 127-5 miles, turn right on 6th avenue, then first left-Waveland Road. Go one mile, right on Shoal Creek Trail, then first driveway on left-Spaeth Lane. Take driveway all the way to the dead end. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. We are a new orchard. We sell apples, peaches, blackberries, sweet corn, pumpkins. Please call to see if we have what you are interested in. If you get the answering machine, we are picking produce or helping customers. Please leave message, we will call back. 217-537-3219. (ADDED: July 22, 2015)
  • Kern Family Orchard - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, apples, asparagus, blackberries, blueberries, cherries, cucumbers, peaches, peppers, raspberries (red), raspberries (Spring, red), raspberries (Autumn, red), raspberries (yellow), raspberries (Spring, yellow), raspberries (black), raspberries (Spring, black), strawberries, tomatoes, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs
    7375 Mackay Avenue, Raymond, IL 62560. Phone: (217) 820-1266. Email: kernfamilyorchard@gmail.com. Open: Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm; Saturday, from 8 am to 1 pm; Very flexible to appointments outside standard hours. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: August 27, 2015)

Morgan County

  • Ready Farm Market - Garden stand on a residence, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Indoor market, Uncovered outdoor market, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, school tours
    2869 Woodson Franklin Road, Franklin, IL 62638. Phone: 217-370-7456. Email: info@birdhousepeople.com. Open: Monday to Friday from 11 am to 6 pm; Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm, April 1 to November 1. Directions: state route 104 to Franklin, Illinois go west on Woodson Franklin Road turn south at our address, follow driveway 1/2 mile to farm market. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. hand crafted wild birdhouses and feeders. Homemade wild bird suet. birdwatchers welcome. (ADDED: April 28, 2011)

Moultrie County

Peoria County

  • The Weedy Garden - Garden stand on a residence (which is NOT on a farm), Roadside stand, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    13215 N. Bland Road, Dunlap, IL 61525. Phone: 309-645-1807. Email: theweedygarden@hotmail.com. Open: Monday - Saturday, from 8 am to 8 pm. Directions: Head north on Knoxville Avenue past Lake of the Woods Plaza. Turn left (west) on Cedar Hills Drive, heading toward Dunlap (~1.4 miles). Turn right (north) on Bland Road. We're about .5 miles down on Bland Road, just past the subdivision on the left side (west) of the road - white ranch. Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries available May - June. Payment: Cash, Check. All weeds are completely free - courtesy of us. Please take as many as you can shove in your vehicle. We will help load. (ADDED: April 26, 2016)

Piatt County

Pike County

  • Tunget Farms - Uses natural growing practices, beans, cucumbers, eggplant, peppers, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, Fresh eggs
    30994 County Highway 13, Pittsfield, IL 62363. Phone: 217-779-4185. Email: jaybryant@hughes.net. Open: Sunday to Saturday, 8am to 8 pm. Directions: We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check. We will have jack-o'-lanterns and Big Max's ( 60+ pounds) starting September 29, 2009. Bulk quantities are available. Please call ahead if wanting bulk. (ADDED: September 01, 2009)

St. Clair County

  • Eckert's Country Store and Farms - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    951 South Green Mount Road, Belleville, IL 62220. Phone: (618) 233-0513. Email: eckert-info@eckerts.com. Open: See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Market updates: Click here for updates. Directions: See our website for directions. Click here for a map and directions. See our website for current crop information. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. Starting as a simple roadside stand in 1910, the sixth and seventh generations of the Eckert family now operates three retail, entertainment and farming establishments in southern Illinois. Eckert's Belleville location is open year round and is home to the Country Store, Restaurant, Garden Center, Custard Shop and Pick-Your-Own farm. Visit our website to learn more about our wide array of products, ripening dates, activities and so much more!. (ADDED: April 27, 2011)

Sangamon County

  • Apple Barn Orchard- Apples, Pumpkins, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, school tours
    2290 E.WALNUT, Chatham, IL 62629. Phone: 217-483-6236/7726. Email: applebarn@comcast.net. Open: 9am - 6pm Daily Bakery opens at 7:00am April through Christmas. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only. AppleBarn in Chatham, IL is home to freshly picked fruits and vegetables. We carry quality plants and garden supplies. At AppleBarn, we sell fresh cider, apple pies, fudge and other homemade goodies – all freshly made. We also retail plants, garden supplies, homemade apple butter and similar spreads, freshly made baked goods, cider and fudge all freshly made. Visit the AppleBarn for fresh fruits and vegetables, garden needs or just to tour our facility. Our place is popular for school tours – call today to schedule one. (ADDED: July 11, 2010, suggested by a visitor)
    Comments from a visitor on July 11, 2010: "I work at a hotel and one of the guests staying with us had mentioned it. Its about 5 miles south of springfield, so it's not an inconvenience even to people passing through."

Schuyler County

Scott County

Shelby County

Tazewell County

Union County

  • Rendleman Orchards - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Indoor market, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, apples, cucumbers, peaches, pumpkins, summer squash, gift shop, restrooms
    9680 State Route 127 North P. O. Box 159, Alto Pass, IL 62905. Phone: 618-893-2771. Fax: 618-893-2370. Email: info@rendlemanorchards.com. Open: in season, Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm Saturday 8am to Noon. Directions: Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. (ADDED: September 13, 2012)  (UPDATED: September 13, 2012)

Vermillion County

Warren County

Woodford County

 

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