Farmers market season is just around the corner, and no less than 10 awesome fresh-produce purveyors will operate this summer throughout Kane County. One is already operating and many kick off the season the first weekend of June. Markets generally run weekly through October.
Bookmark this list of farmers market locations/dates/times to plan your local food shopping excursions! This list is courtesy of the Food & Farms Kane County blog. If you love fresh food (And really, who doesn’t?), be sure to click here for more information.
Aurora Downtown Farmers Market – Saturdays, June 7 – Oct. 18, 8 a.m. to noon @ Aurora Transportation Center, 233 N Broadway, Aurora. More info *
Aurora West Farmers Market – Wednesdays, July 9 – Sept. 10, 1 to 5 p.m. @ West Aurora Plaza Shopping Center, 1901 Geneva Blvd, Aurora. More info *
Aurora East Farmers Market – Thursdays, July 10 – Aug. 28, 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. @ Our Lady of Mercy Church, 701 Eola Road, Aurora. More info *
Batavia Farmers Market – Saturdays, June 7 – Oct. 18, 8 a.m. to noon @ N River Street between Wilson and State
Geneva French Market – Sundays, April 27 – Nov. 16, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. @ Metra parking lot at the corner of Fourth and South Streets, Geneva. More info
Downtown Elgin Harvest Market – Thursdays, June 5 – Oct. 2, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. @ 200 N Grove Avenue, Elgin near The Centre of Elgin. More info *
Old Dundee Farmers Market – Saturdays, May 10 – Oct. 8, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. @ Dundee Depot, 319 N River Street, East Dundee. More info
Spring Hill Mall Farmers Market – Fridays, June 6 – Sept. 12, 3 to 7 p.m. @ Spring Hill Mall, 1072 Spring Hill Ring Road, West Dundee. More info
St. Charles Farmers Market – Fridays, June 6 – Oct. 31, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. @ Baker Memorial Church, corner of Fourth Avenue and Main Street, St. Charles. More info
Sugar Grove Farmers Market – Saturdays, June 7 – Sept. 27, 8 a.m. to noon @ Village of Sugar Grove Municipal Building parking lot, 10 Municipal Drive, Sugar Grove. More info
*Link cards are accepted
Many local farmers also sell their produce directly on their farm. Head out to the country to visit the multiple on-farm stands operating within the county. Visit our Where to Buy page for a list of local farm stands.