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Farmers’ Market nears season’s end

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If you missed Evanston’s Farmers Market downtown today you’ve got only one more Saturday to stop by before the program shuts down for the season.


Matt Erickson is in his fifth season working at Henry’s Farm in Congerville, Ill. He left there about 1 a.m. to get to the Evanston market today. (Allison Williams photos)

If you missed Evanston’s Farmers Market downtown today you’ve got only one more Saturday to stop by before the program shuts down for the season.


Matt Erickson is in his fifth season working at Henry’s Farm in Congerville, Ill. He left there about 1 a.m. to get to the Evanston market today. (Allison Williams photos)

Over 30 vendors came to sell their goods today at the market in the parking lot at the corner of University Place and Oak Avenue.


Pumpkins and ornamental gourds from Henry’s Farm draw customers’ attention.

After the city farmers’ market closes, there’ll still be one more chance to buy direct from the farm in Evanston this year. It’s a Fall Farmer’s Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church at 616 Lake St.


Winter squash in a variety of colors filled market stands today.

Also on the food front, there’ll be a planning meeting for residents interested in developing an urban farm in Evanston on Tuesday, Nov. 14. The session, organized by the Evanston Food Policy Council will run from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lake Street Church, 607 Lake St.

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