As winter starts to come to an end, it is time to get ready for the St. Charles Farmer’s Market! Sure the grocery stores have produce and food, but what’s better than getting food straight from the source? The market opens in the spring and runs through mid-fall. With around 15 different weekly vendors, residents living in that Apartments of St. Charles should prepare for some great food inspiration!
When most people think of a farmers market they only think of fruits and vegetables, but there is so much more than that. You can find fresh honey, fresh eggs, jams, jellies, and baked goods. Some vendors even sell their own homemade items including crocheted goods, goat milk soap, herbal salves, and hand-made bird houses. Gardening enthusiasts will be delighted to know that certain vendors offer leafy shrubs and fresh-cut flowers. Indulge in your green thumb and buy seeds to grow your own foliage.
Typical offerings are available such as tomatoes, strawberries, and squash, but it is always fun to venture out. Try something new like cukes, okra, or different types of peppers! The vendors are passionate about what they do and enjoy educating customers on the fare they grow. Everything you find is straight from the farm and freshly picked just for you.
Visiting the market is a great opportunity to meet like-minded people and learn more about local produce being grown in St. Charles. Fresh air and fresh food make for a memorable day so get ready to support your local community this spring!
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