JJC Farmers Market to Begin New Season on May 25

Joliet Junior College invites the community to the grand opening of its fifth annual summer Farmers Market on Thursday, May 25, at 2 p.m. by the Greenhouse Facility on Main Campus, 1215 Houbolt Road in Joliet.

The 2017 Farmers Market will be open on Thursdays from May 25 to Sept. 14, 2 to 6 p.m.

Vendors will offer goods such as fresh produce, specialty baked goods, artisan cheeses, organic, grass-fed meats, prepared foods, gourmet caramel apples, gourmet candy and much more.

Vendor applications are still being accepted. To apply, interested businesses should visit: http://www.jjc.edu/info/FarmersMarketVendorApp.

The JJC Farmers Market accepts Illinois SNAP/LINK funds.

For more information, contact Market Manager Dorothy Rosier at drosier@jjc.edu or 815-280-6662.

2017 JJC Farmers Market vendors (subject to change):

Albo Acres Alpaca garments, gloves, handbags, and more!
Blackbird Bakehouse Wild yeast sourdough loaves, European-style pastries, cookies, cakes, & candies
Blee’s Smokin Delicious Smoked meats, jerky, seasonings, rubs, and more!
Cheesecake by James Assorted Cheesecake Slices
Chiro One Chiropractic & Wellness Services
Country Pond Gardens Fresh assorted garden vegetables
E&C Enterprise Fresh assorted berries, apricots, and peaches

 

Guess What’s Cooking Gluten-free baked goods, breads, package mixes and more!
Joliet Public Library Community organization
Joyful Seasons Deodorant, lotion, lip balm, skin salve, face mask, beard oil, hand soap, and more!
Knutson Country Harvest/Joyful Seasons Jams, Jellies, pies, pickles, honey, and fresh fruit

 

Lou’s Old Fashioned Fresh baked coffee cakes and canned goods
M&M Specialties, LTD Muffins, quick breads, pies, cookies, bars, cupcakes, coffeecakes, and more.

 

The Olive Gallery Artesian olive oils, vinegars, and gourmet spices
The Private Bank Community organization
Parmesans Woodstone Pizza Fresh baked pizza, breads, pesto, flat bread, pastry, cheese bread, and more!
Six Generations Farmin Local, Inc. Fresh assorted garden vegetables, vine ripened fruit, River Valley Ranch Mushrooms, and more!

 

Stamper Cheese Company Fresh assortment of cheese
Sunset Growers Fresh floral baskets, potted annuals, perennials, & lawn ornaments
Witzig Farm Meats Organic grass-fed beef and pork

 

 

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