Market Season, Coming Your Way

The mouth-watering flavors, the smell of fresh-baked bread, the hand-crafted art and the sweet sound of a local musician strumming a guitar—all are sights and sounds you’ll experience at our various farmer’s markets. Whether you go to grab an egg sandwich from a food truck or you’re looking for something to make for dinner, our markets feature the region’s freshest ingredients among so much more.


Homer Farmers’ Market

Caboose Park, Main & First St., Homer 

May – September, 5:00–7:00 p.m., Wednesdays


The Land ConnectionFarmers’ Market 

Downtown Champaign, Main & Neil St. 

May 15–October 30, 4:00–7:00 p.m., Tuesdays


Monticello Farmers’ Market

Monticello, State & Livingston St.

June 14 – October 4, 3:00–6:00 p.m., Thursdays


Rantoul Farmer's Market

Rantoul, S. Garrard and E. Congress

July 18–October 24, 4:00–7:00 p.m.

Every other Wednesday

Sustainable Student Farm

Anniversary Plaza (South of the Illini Union) 

May 24 – October 25, 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Thursdays


Urbana’s Market at the Square

Lincoln Square | Vine & Illinois St., Urbana 

May 5 – October 27, 7:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., Saturdays


Arthur Farmers’ Market

Douglass County Fairgrounds | 301 E. Columbia St., Arthur 

May-October, 2:00-6:00 p.m., Every Thursday


Many of the restaurants in the greater Champaign County area that contributed to Champaign-Urbana being named Greatest Midwest Food Town source their food locally from markets across the county. Create your own upscale creations with locally sourced food from one of these amazing farmers markets. 

This is just a snapshot of the farmers' markets in the Greater Champaign County Area. Check our calendar for a list of upcoming things to do, and see our blog for more travel ideas in Champaign County

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