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McHenry County Farmers Markets

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They're a big deal

You might not know it, but McHenry County has some of the best farmers markets in the state - literally. We're ranked. Our farmers markets are scattered all throughout McHenry County, and you can visit each and every one.


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Cary Grove Farmers Market

Visitors will find fresh fruits and veggies, as well as specialty canned items, salad dressings and more. Stop in the first Sunday of the month for a free reusable bag. Located right off the Metra.

Summer Market:
Sundays: 9am - 1pm, June - August
Cary Metra Lot - 100 W. Main St

Winter Market:
1st & 3rd Sundays, September - May
9am - 1pm
Algonquin Township Building #6
3702 US Highway 14, Crystal Lake

Crystal Lake Farmers Market

Shop local vendors from organic meat and eggs to flowers and fruit to vegetables and baked goods. Enjoy regular entertainment in the Depot Park gazebo. Located in Downtown Crystal Lake, this farmers market is easily accessible, right off the Metra.
Summer Market:
Saturdays: 8am - 1pm, June - October
Depot Park - 90 E. Woodstock St.


Huntley Farmers Market 

Located on the Huntley Square in downtown Huntley. This market features an amazing variety of produce, farm-raised meats to fresh roasted coffee beans. You can also enjoy live music an da host of special events throughout the season.

Summer Market:
Saturdays: 8am - 1pm, May - October
Huntley Downtown Square - 11704 Coral St.

Winter Market
1st Saturday: 9am - 1pm, November - May
Legion Hall - 11712 Coral St.

Pearl Street Market

** CANCELLED FOR 2020 **

Music, goods, libations. The Pearl Street Market has teamed up with the McHenry Downtown Business Association to offer an array of homemade and home grown farmers market fare from produce to honey to soaps and many sweet treats, along with fun crafts and other goods. 
Summer Market:
Thursdays: 4:30pm - 8pm, May - September
Veteran's Memorial Park - 3400 Pearl St.


Woodstock Farmer's Market

Named the number one farmer's market in Illinois by the American Farmland Trust and number one in McHenry County by the Best of the Fox. This exceptional market features great live music and everything from veggies, fruits and cheeses, to hand-spun yarn, desserts and seedlings for your garden. All items are grown or produced by the vendors, and the market manager inspects each vendor to ensure the market's integrity. Located right off the metra.

Summer Market:
Tuesdays & Saturdays: 8am - 1pm, May - October
Historic Woodstock Square

Winter Market:
Select Saturdays: 9am - 1pm, November - April
McHenry County Fair Grounds - 12015 Country Club Road

Loyola Farmers Market 

** CANCELLED FOR 2020 **

Join the Loyola team each week over the summer at their weekly farm stand! All produce is grown on campus and harvested the day of. Varieties change each week and depend on what is in season but include fresh beets, lettuce, tomatoes, squash, beans, greens, okra and many other fruits and vegetables. 

Summer Market:
Fridays: 3pm - 6pm
LUREC Woodstock - 2710 S. Country Club Road

Marengo Community Farmers Market

Car shows, Christmas in July celebration, picnics in the park and fall festivals make the Marengo Community Farmers Market a great spot for fresh produce and a little fun! Their facebook page is the best place to stay up to date on their latest events! 

Summer Market:
Saturdays: 5pm
Calvin Spencer Park - 825 Indian Oaks Trail

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