Winter farmers market coming to Carbondale | Community Spirit
CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - It seems that Carbondale is going to see a Winter Farmers Market this year.
According to Sarah Heyer, Exec. Director ofKeep Carbondale Beautiful the market will open on Saturday, December 1and will be held every Saturday (except Dec. 29) through March, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Heyer says the location will be at Thomas School, 1025 North Wall Street, where Principal Linda Flowers has offered the use of the school cafeteria.
Flowers said she was motivated by the lack of easy access to fresh produce in that neighborhood.
Carbondale Elementary School District 95 has been encouraging students to eat healthier, including more fresh fruits and vegetables, so this project meets those goals, according to Heyer.
The market is being organized by Heyer and Elissa Johnson, produce buyer at the Neighborhood Co-op.
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