Food: Local Winter Sources in Kane County
Where can you buy local food in the middle of winter? Right here in the Fox Valley.
Local food is available throughout the area.
The Geneva Winter Market
27 N Bennett St
(north east corner of Rt 25 and Rt 38)
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
This is a great little market and you can’t beat the location in downtown Geneva. There carry an assortment of winter vegetables, grains, breads, herbs, apples, mushrooms, eggs, cheese, milk and various kinds of meat on a weekly basis. Inglenook Pantry also carries nice treats.
Heritage Prairie Market
Fresh local produce – every day, all year long.
located just west of Randall Road off Highway 38.
2N308 Brundige Road
Monday to Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm to 4:00pm
This market has become more and more interesting with the passing of each month. In addition to selling local milk, cheese, honey, meat and vegetables, you can order a Farm Box to be delivered to your door. They offer classes in cooking, gardening and nutrition. They host beautiful, tasty, locavore dinners. Visit there website to learn all they have to offer: www.hpmfarm.com.
Other more distant options include:
Winter Framers Markets & Meals
sponsored by Churches' center for Land and People in Chicago
held at various churches, including three churches in Elgin
A list of the dates, times and locations is available at: www.localharvest.org/farmers-markets/M19510.
Green City Market
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 Cannon Drive
Wednesday and Saturday
8:00 am-1:00 pm
They plan on changing their location in January. You can additional information at: www.chicagogreencitymarket.org.