Meet the Vendors
Looking for local? Look no further! Our vendors offer everything from produce to jewelry.
New vendors may contact Kathy Bennett for set up information: 309-368-4030 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Good Hope Gardens
Growing since 1986, The DeCounter family in Good Hope, Illinois raises around 20 acres of local veggies and fruits. Additionally, you can find pasture-raised lamb cuts and eggs all right from their farm. Check out Good Hope Gardens for delicious summertime sweet corn and a wide variety of pumpkins and gourds in the fall.
Mary Lou, along with her husband, Mark, and son Mitchell, operate a 20 acre vegetable, fruit, and Christmas tree farm in La Harpe, Illinois. Locally grown super sweet strawberries and blueberries are some of their hottest items that go fast in the spring and summer! In addition to produce, Mary Lou also offers cut flowers and flower baskets.
Spurgeon Veggies operates two farms in Rio and East Galesburg, Illinois. Since 2007, Dusty Spurgeon and mother-in-law Eloise have been producing a variety of classic and crazy specialty veggies on about 10 acres, along with free range eggs. Find a wide selection of potato and tomato varieties you've never seen before at their booth!
Huizenga Family Farms
Right out of Henderson, Illinois, the Huizenga family has been farming here since 1974, and have been selling at the Galesburg market since 1975. Huizenga Farms offers a huge selection of both their own homegrown produce and some from neighboring areas. Visit their booth for sweet cantaloupes, peaches, asparagus, and a lot more.
Gary Walker is a 3rd generation farmer in the Gilson area working the farm and ground his grandfather worked. Together with two of his three sons Brett and Luke they raise Black Angus Cattle.
Gary brings a variety of beef cuts to the market with fresh baked goods from his kitchen and a variety of veggies from the garden and plenty of sweet corn when its available! Occasionally we are lucky enough to have him grill out!
Kraynak Honey Farm
Peggy and Michael Kraynak operate a small apiary in Foxtown, Illinois. They maintain 18 beehives on their 2o acres of land, producing gallons of deliciously sweet local honey. In additon to honey, the Kraynaks offer several other homemade foods and crafts (many bee-themed, of course!)
Pop of the Morning
If you're looking for popcorn, look no further -- Pop of the Morning can't be beat! You can find Mitch Bowman at the market every week with the most delicious caramel, cheese, white cheddar, toffee or lemon drizzle, or seasonal popcorn, along with several other flavors. Mitch makes his popcorn fresh every week, right here in Galesburg!
Linda Putnam of Monmouth, Illinois does it all -- she grows her own hydroponic tomatoes, processes them in the kitchen she built herself, and creates wildly popular salsas in several variations. Linda also offers delicious homemade pies, jams, and jellies. Stop by her booth for a sample!
Mom's Microgreens & Wellness
Microgreens are young, tender, edible crops that are harvested as seedlings. These tiny plants are grown to the first true leaf stage. They should not be confused with sprouts, which are germinated seeds lacking true leaves. Microgreens are sold as a raw product for use in salads, on sandwiches, and as a garnish. Mom's micro greens are “Grown local”. They are located in Victoria, IL.
Sitka Salmon is a Galesburg-based company offering a variety of wild, sustainably caught seafood from Alaskan small-boat fisherman to the Midwest. You won't find higher quality salmon, halibut, cod, crab, and lots more, depending on the season. They offer seafood by the filet or as a subscription.
Double J Pastures
Jeff and Jennifer Neice run a small first-generation family farm raising 100% grass fed beef in Knoxville, Illinois. Their animals are finished on perennial pastures, producing great tasting beef that's healthier for customers and the environment. Find a variety of steaks, roasts, ground beef products and snack meats at their booth.
Silverbindings is a small Galesburg-based company operated by Samantha James and Mary Dunphy-WIlliams, who create gorgeous, one-of-a-kind handmade crochet pieces. From beautiful sweaters and jackets to unique hats, gloves, and scarves, these ladies make it all. Check out their booth in the spring and fall.
Tina's Botanicals offers locally grown and handcrafted herbal products, including a variety of delicious and nutritional herbal energy bars and tea blends, herbal salves, and moisturizers, handcrafted soaps, and several herbal extracts and syrups. Tina Hope is a community herbalist and welcomes questions about how to incorporate healthy practices and herbal remedies into everyday living.
Original Designs by Susie Richardson
Susie creates her own jewelry designs for men and women of all ages from found objects, beads, clay, and metals, with a focus on copper. In addition to jewelry, she offers ceramic art and paintings, as well as succulent house plants, such as aloe vera. Look for her red canopy!