Woodstock Farmers Market

woodstock farmers marketDo you have a craving for fresh corn on the cob, peaches, strawberries or leafy greens? The Woodstock Farmers Market is the perfect place to buy fresh local produce. The farmers market takes place each Tuesday and Saturday through October from 9 a.m. til 1 p.m. on the beautiful Historic Woodstock Square.

It is 29th year, the Woodstock Farmers Market only allows products that are grown, produced, or made by local farmers and artisans.  Stringent rules and inspections ensure that you will only buy the freshest, tastiest, in-season produce and healthy, locally-grown plants.  In addition to produce, the market offers an array of other products including beef, eggs, pork, honey, wine and cheeses.

New this year, the market will feature various special events such as cooking demonstrations and tree planting seminars.  Plus music is part of the every Market! Artists preform from 9 a.m. til noon from the bandstand. Click to see the complete schedule of music.

The Historic Woodstock Square is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was recognized in 2007 as a Distinctive Destination by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  The square is home to the famed Woodstock Opera House, the Old Courthouse Arts Center, distinctive shops, unique restaurants, coffee shops, and lodging. Make sure to take time to stroll the square, window shop and visit all the shops.

Located approximately 50 miles northwest of Chicago in the center of McHenry County, Woodstock also serves as the County Seat.

Homebuyers looking for a McHenry County community, should consider Gerstad Builder’s Liberty Trails which offers greenspace, convenience and luxury. Ranch and two-story homes at Liberty Trails offer two to four bedrooms and up to three baths in about 1,300 to 3,200 square feet of living space.  Basements are also available.

Liberty Trails is located at 1600 Reagan Blvd., McHenry, IL 60051. For more information, call 815-385-4495.