Urbana Market Blog

Sprouts Shop the Market!

  Urbana’s Market at the Square invites families with children ages 3-8 years old to Sprouts at the Market this Saturday, July 15th from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Sprouts is a free monthly program intended to educate young children – and their caregivers – about eating seasonally and healthfully in Illinois throughout the Market season. This Saturday, [...]

Check Out Our Interactive Market Map

Have you noticed our updated market layout this season? Are you searching for a particular vendor? Perhaps just browsing and want to know which of our vendors and community groups will be at the farmers market this weekend? We've got your covered! Our online, interactive market map is a great way to keep your finger on [...]

Market at the Square Program Makes Farm-Fresh Foods More Accessible

Market at the Square reinstates program to make farm-fresh foods more accessible by doubling LINK card purchases Urbana’s Market at the Square has received a combined $12,500 in funding from Farm Credit and LINK Up Illinois to directly support the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) program. In Illinois, SNAP benefits are loaded onto a card [...]


Use #MyUrbanaMarket for a chance to win!

This Saturday we encourage our customers to use #myurbanamarket when they share their farmers market photos on social media (Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter). Market Staff will choose their favorite opening day photo, which MUST be posted between 7 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, May 6th. The winner will be notified via direct message on the social [...]

Opening Day!

The City of Urbana’s Market at the Square is pleased to announce that its 2018 season will get underway Saturday, May 5th. Ranked as the top farmers market to visit in Illinois, the Market is located at the corner of Illinois and Vine Streets and runs rain or shine from 7 a.m. to noon every [...]

Vendor Applications

Urbana’s Market at the Square is Accepting Applications for the 2017 Season Urbana’s Market at the Square is now accepting applications to participate as a vendor or community group during the 2017 season. The season will run every Saturday, May 6 through November 4, and is located at the corner of Illinois and Vine Streets [...]

Welcome to Our New Website

The City of Urbana’s Market at the Square is excited to announce the launch of an all-new, enhanced consumer website today at www.urbanamarket.org. The updated Market at the Square website has been redesigned to make it even easier for customers to find what they want…fast! Whether customers are looking for a specific vendor or a [...]

CSA Fair

Please join Urbana’s Market at the Square, The Land Connection, and Urbana First Fridays for the Third Annual Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Fair on Friday, March 3rd from 4-7 p.m. at the Urbana Civic Center, located at 108 East Water Street in Urbana. At the Third Annual CSA Fair, customers will have the opportunity to [...]