Fresh and Flavorful: The Local Farmers Market
Ready, set, run! The time has finally come to visit the local farmers market. Farmers markets are busting out everywhere and the Arlington Heights market opens this Saturday, June 9, right behind the library in the parking lot at Vail and Fremont. The market will run from now until Oct. 20 and the hours are 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Check this list for other farmers markets in our area that you might also want to visit.
- The produce you purchase will be fresher than anything you can buy in a store.
- It will have traveled fewer miles to get to you.
- Small local farmers are less likely to use lots of chemicals in growing their produce.
- You can actually talk to them to find out exactly what growing methods they use.