Urbana Market Blog

Mid-American Gardener Road Show – July 20th, 2019

Join "Mid-American Gardener" host Tinisha Shade-Spain and MAG panelists this Saturday at the Market! They'll be available to have a look at anything you'd like to "show and tell", answer your gardening questions, or just chat about the season we're having (and what a season it's been so far!) Find the show at the NE [...]

Sprouts at the Market! – Sprouts experiment with food!

Got a “Sprout” in your life? Then bring them to the farmers market! Sprouts at the Market is our FREE nutrition, farm linkage, and mealtime programming for kids ages 3-8. It takes place the third Saturday of each month from May through October from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.  

Save the Date! Annual CSA Fair

Please join Urbana’s Market at the Square, The Land Connection, and Urbana First Fridays for the Annual Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Fair on Saturday, March 16th from 8am - 12pm p.m. in Lincoln Square Mall . At the CSA Fair, customers will have the opportunity to meet local farmers and businesses that offer CSA programs and buying clubs, [...]

2019 C.S.A. Fair

The 5th Annual CSA Fair returns March 16th! When: Saturday, March 16  |  8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Where: Grand Hallway, Lincoln Square Mall, 300 S Broadway Ave., Urbana, IL 618012 (where the Market IN the Square takes place) Do you love local food? Do you like supporting local farmers? At the CSA Fair, customers will have the opportunity [...]

Market At the Square has Moved IN the Square

The indoor addition of the Market has started and runs every Saturday until April 27, 2019. Come out and see some of your favorite Market at the Square produce growers and vendors plus meet new vendors as well. Market starts at 8am and runs until 1pm. The Market IN the Square is managed by the Urbana Business [...]

Sprouts get down and dirty!

Come out to the Market this Saturday and eat dirt! Or at least something that looks like it. Sprouts will be learning about the soil and making their own edible "dirt cups".

2018 CSA Fair

Please join Urbana’s Market at the Square, The Land Connection, and Urbana First Fridays for the Annual Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Fair on Friday, March 2nd from 5-7:30 p.m. in the mall hallway behind Common Ground . At the CSA Fair, customers will have the opportunity to meet local farmers and businesses that offer CSA [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]