New Champaign Farmers’ Market Starting in May

By Abrar Al-Heeti The Land Connection will host a new farmers' market in downtown Champaign on Tuesdays from May 5-Oct. 27. The market will run from 4-7 p.m. each Tuesday. The proposed location is in central downtown but has not been finalized. The Land Connection is a local nonprofit that began with the purpose of preserving farmland but has since expanded to starting … [Read more...]

First Annual Market at the Square CSA Fair

Want to meet the farmers that grow and sell their products in Champaign-Urbana?  Curious about what your buying options are as a customer? Plan on attending The First Annual Market at the Square CSA Fair and learn more about Community Supported Agriculture options available in CU. Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) has become a popular way for consumers to buy local food, … [Read more...]

Complete {Pandamonium} Pandemonium in Urbana!

By Whitney LewisI love junk food... It's a fact. And I like junk food in any form possible. So when I heard of the newest craze hitting the C-U area, I just had to go. Now if you've been living under a rock for the past couple months, then maybe you haven't heard about Pandemonium Doughnuts! A local business that's getting amazing reviews for their unique, made-from-scratch … [Read more...]

Market at the Square Round-Up: September

by Amy Cunningham With new items added every single week, we’re in “peak market season” in C-U. Here’s a taste of what you can find walking around Market at the Square these days. I love visiting the Farmer’s Market all summer long, but now is when I REALLY love Market at the Square. It’s that special time of year when shopping at the market goes beyond walking away with a … [Read more...]

Urbana Market At The Square 2012 Season Preview

Next weekend, on May 5, Urbana's Market At The Square will kick off its 2012 season and we can't wait! The Market is one of the highlights of the year here in Champaign-Urbana, and is a great place to buy delicious, local produce and baked goods and handmade artisan treasures -- and just to wile away a sunny Saturday morning with the family. And you can stop by and see us each … [Read more...]