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We will be at Princeton Farmers’ Market on Saturday with strawberries, blueberries(!), rhubarb, and garlic scapes. Market opens at 8:30. We will also have some blueberries with Plow Creek Bakery at Peoria Riverfront Market (opens at 8:00).


I’ll be at Princeton Farmers’ Market today with strawberries, rhubarb, green garlic, lambsquarter, garlic chives, mint, and honey. Market runs from 3:30 to 5:30.


Today is the first Tuesday Princeton Farmers’ Market this year. We will bring strawberries, rhubarb, lambsquarter, stinging nettle, bok choy, and fresh garlic. Market opens at 3:00 and runs to 5:30.


Saturday is the first farmers’ market of the season in Princeton. We expect the first few strawberries; quantities will be very limited. We will also have rhubarb, green garlic, peppermint, garlic chives, nettles (the most nutritious thing we grow), and lambsquarter (wild spinach). We will also have a good selection of Plow Creek Bakery goods. Market is at 445 S. Main Street, just south of the Prouty Building and north of Apollo Theater. Market opens at 8:30. Market officially ends at 1:00 but we may well be sold out and leave by noon; come early.


We will be at farmers’ markets in Peoria and Princeton on Saturday. We will plenty of red raspberries, and some blueberries and blackberries. We will bring eggplant, green peppers, tomatoes, rhubarb, zucchini & yellow squash, cucumbers, green beans, kale, wild spinach, purslane, potatoes, turnips, beets, fresh garlic, peppermint, garlic chives. We just made jam with some of our red raspberries, so we have a few jars available. We’ll also bring fresh honey from the hives on our farm in Tiskilwa. In addition, expect plenty of goodies from Plow Creek Bakery. Peoria market opens at 8:00 and Princeton at 8:30.


We will have lots of berries in Princeton Tuesday afternoon. We have strawberries, blueberries, red and black raspberries, and mulberries. These may be the last few strawberries of the season, so we are unable to offer an discount per flat. We will also have our own fresh honey, a little rhubarb, peppermint and garlic chives. Market opens at 3:00


Saturday we will bring strawberries, blueberries, black raspberries, red raspberries, and mulberries to Princeton Farmers’ Market. We will also have fresh honey, rhubarb, green garlic, garlic scapes, garlic chives, lettuce, spinach, peppermint, and plenty of Plow Creek Bakery goodies. Market opens at 8:30


We’ll be at Princeton Farmers’ Market tomorrow with strawberries, rhubarb, snow and snap peas, a few blueberries, squash, green garlic, lettuce, kale, radishes, turnips, and bakery goods. Market opens at 8:30. We will also have many of the same items at Tiskilwa’s Strawberry Festival.


Tuesday, at Princeton Farmers’ Market, we plan to bring plenty of strawberries. We’ll also have rhubarb, summer squash, plus some herbs and greens. Market opens at 3:00.


Saturday we will be at Princeton Farmers’ Market with strawberries, rhubarb, a few zucchini, green garlic, herbs and greens. Market opens at 8:30. There also will be a good selection of Plow Creek Bakery goods. 11:30 AM update: We just received a reinforcement of strawberries and should have enough to last until 1:00 or 2:00 p.m.


Saturday, at Princeton Farmers’ Market, we will bring our first few strawberries. We also plan to bring plenty of rhubarb, plus green garlic, a few zucchini, spinach, lettuce, stinging nettles, wild spinach (lambsquarter), mustard greens, garlic chives, cilantro, and peppermint. Plow Creek Bakery will have a wide selection of baked goodies.


Today we will bring plenty of strawberries and blueberries to the Princeton and LaSalle farmers’ markets. We will also have some rhubarb, jam, honey, and Plow Creek Bakery goodies. Both markets run from 3 to 6.

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