Macomb Farmers Market begins 48th year; open Thursdays and Saturdays June through October

Macomb Farmers Market

Members of the Ambassador Committee, along with market vendors, held a ribbon cutting to mark the start of the 48th year of the Macomb Farmers Market. | Photo courtesy of Macomb Chamber of Commerce

MACOMB, Ill. — The Ambassador Committee of the Macomb Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Thursday, June 1 to celebrate the summer season of the Macomb Farmers Market, now in its 48th year.

Located along Lafayette Street in Chandler Park, the community-run market is the oldest continual downstate farmers market in existence. Featuring a variety of local and regional vendors offering produce, baked goods, honey, snacks, meats, craft items and more, the market runs on Thursdays and Saturdays June through October from 7 a.m.-noon. 

The market vendors now accept Chamber gift certificates.

For more information, call 309-255-3580, email macombfarmersmarket@yahoo.com, or find them on Facebook.

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