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Unitarian Universalist Fellowship to host Farmers’ Market of DeKalb

By Northern Star Staff | December 4, 2019

Artisan crafts, fresh baked goods and a used book sale are just some of the few things that will be at the Winter Farmers’ Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 14. The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will be hosting a Winter Farmers’ of DeKalb....

Locals shop for fresh produce on Thursday at the DeKalb farmers market located in Downtown DeKalb.

Shop local, DeKalb farmers market finds

By Samantha Keck | August 1, 2016

With summer coming to an end, it’s a great time to finally take advantage of your local farmers market’s produce to get inspiration for new recipes.The DeKalb farmers market, located on the 164 block of E. Lincoln Hwy., is a great way for locals to...

Sycamore Farmers Market seeks musicians

Sycamore Farmers Market seeks musicians

By Northern Star staff | March 2, 2015

Discover Sycamore is looking for college musicians for its weekly Farmers Market.The Sycamore Farmers market is 3-7 p.m. Tuesdays from June 2 to Sept. 29 on the corner of Somonauk and Elm streets in Sycamore. The market features fruits, breads, meats,...

Two residents walk down Normal Road Friday. The neighborhood around St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Normal Road is planning to start a summer farmers market. The market will feature a pay-as-you-can system, among other amenities.

Church starts summer farmers market

By Rhea Riley | June 15, 2014

St. Paul Episcopal Church has collaborated with local organizations to create a farmers market for the summer.The church will allow the community to attend and receive fresh produce grown from the church’s gardens 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the last Saturday...

Weather hurts Farmers’ Market

Weather hurts Farmers’ Market

By Alissa Jacob | March 23, 2014

Winter conditions caused the final winter’s Farmers’ Market to be the second event of the season rather than of the three usually held.The market is held at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 158 N. Fourth St. The market began 9 a.m. and ended...

Northern Star Jeff Drust, 49, of Genoa serves his Fiesta Salsa
Mexicana salsa recipe at the Sycamore Salsa Making Contest on

Discover Sycamore holds Salsa Making Contest

By Ryan Felgenhauer | August 21, 2011

Ryan FelgenhauerStaff WriterSycamore | Discover Sycamore held a Salsa Making Contest at the Sycamore's Farmers Market Sunday.The event was based around the contestants using the freshest ingredients to make their original salsa recipes."We hold it at...

DeKalb, Sycamore farmer’s markets open for summer

By Shelby Devitt | July 5, 2011

DeKALB | Locally grown produce and flowers, homemade crafts, wine, fresh air and live music are available each week at DeKalb and Sycamore farmer's markets. The DeKalb Farmer's Market is located at S. Fourth Street and Grove Street and is celebrating...

Winter Farmers Market allows locals to support local farmers, artist

By Eric Beesley | February 24, 2011

DeKALB | People will have the opportunity to support their local farmers and artisans at a Winter Farmers Market hosted by The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of DeKalb. The market and craft fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the UUFD,...

Downtown DeKalb construction nears completion

By John Bachmann | September 29, 2010

The road construction in downtown DeKalb is nearing an end. The Rise & Revitalizemeeting held Tuesday morning in the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., was led by Jennifer Groce, executive director of Re:New DeKalb and those in attendance included...

Ellington’s hosts ‘Farmer’s Market’ in Holmes Student Center today

By Rikki Cottrell | September 28, 2010

Ellington’s will host its first day of service today from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The menu theme is “Farmer’s Market.”The students in charge of Ellington’s have been working for five weeks to find recipes and perfect them, said Joan Quinn, Coordinator...

Milt Westlake, owner of, Norway Farms Produce, rearranges his produce at the DeKalb Farmers Market  Thursday afternoon. Norway Farms has been selling their produce for 15 years at this farmers market.

Farmer’s market brings fresh produce, faces to DeKalb

By Mary Torres | August 26, 2010

DeKALB | At the farm stand for Theis Farm II, the ears of corn are marked with a large sign: "Picked This Morning." Every Thursday from June 3 to Sept. 25, DeKalb's Van Buer Plaza fills with canopies shading an assortment of goods and people alike. From...