National CSA Week!

National CSA Week!

  CSAs – Know your Farmer, Know Your Food Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) was at the cutting edge as consumer interest in buying food directly from local farmers started to build. True believers eagerly subscribed to receive CSA boxes from their...
ILFMA Ambassador

ILFMA Ambassador

Introducing ILFMA’s new Ambassador!  The Illinois Farmers Market Association is excited to welcome Bob Benenson as our first ILFMA Ambassador!  An avid home cook, Bob loves shopping at farmers markets and is always in pursuit of the freshest locally grown...
ILFMA 2022 Winter Farmers Market

ILFMA 2022 Winter Farmers Market

ILFMA 2022 Winter Farmers Market Winter is a great time to continue shopping at your favorite farmers market, and/or maybe plan a trip to one that’s new to you! Many farmers markets across Illinois operate in the winter months. Farmers are employing practices...
Covid-19 and Farmers Markets

Covid-19 and Farmers Markets

How does the farmers market community respond to COVID-19? What will 2021 farmers markets look like? Farmers Markets For The 2021 Season 3-29-2021; 2-3 pm Recording Available  Join Janie Maxwell, Executive Director of the Illinois Farmers Market Association to discuss...
Support The Future of ILFMA

Support The Future of ILFMA

The Illinois Farmers Market Association (ILFMA) was founded on April 4, 2012. The primary goal of the association was the development and implementation of an association that would provide improved services, educational resources, and support to farmers, market...
Asparagus!!

Asparagus!!

Farmers Markets across Illinois are getting ready to launch the 2019 Summer Season! One of the early products is asparagus. Fresh asparagus from the farmers market is often picked just hours before the farmers market and is brimming with flavor and freshness. Part of...