It’s Opening Day on the 9th season of the Vermilion Farmers Market! Fresh seasonal produce, herbs and flowers, home baked goods, quality artwork and crafts and more, our open air market is the place to gather with friends and neighbors, a shady stop on a bike tour or just a fun place to hangout. Every week, there a special event that makes the Market even more fun!
From the Market, it's an easy walk to downtown merchants and restaurants as well as the lake and library. Please make it a point to wander down, browse the stores and shop local! Each week we feature local merchants who have in store specials just for you. There’s plenty of free parking all around the Market.
THIS WEEK'S SPECIAL EVENT: Cooking Demonstration by Tracy Lockhart from The Olive Scene. She’ll be making Open Face, Grilled Caprese Sandwiches from 11AM to 1:00PM. TheSouth Shore Four Barbershop Quartet will serenade the crowd from 11AM to 1PM as well.
THIS WEEK’S FEATURED DOWNTOWN MERCHANTS:
Moore Crafts & Design, 651 Main Street: Stop in at this new addition to the Vermilion retail landscape. For opening day at the Market, save $5 off all dresses and purses and 10% off custom-order woodwork
Cheryl’s Fashion Boutique, 666 Main Street: Ladies fashions from Joseph Ribkoff and more; yarn; alpaca goods; jewelry and much more. For opening day, save 10% storewide.
THIS WEEK’S 30 FARMER’S MARKET VENDORS:
Old Milan Canal Farm, Organic produce
Murray Hill Farm, Produce, fruit
Siam Specialties, Herbs, produce, plants, flowers
Kellogg Farm, Microgreens, hydroponic lettuce, salad mixes
Tanseyland Farm, Raw honey, jams, jellies, honey products
Manna’s My Pies, Homemade pies, muffins, sweet breads
Mary Queen of Scones, Homemade scones
Poppin Around, Gourmet popcorn
Bee Sweet Honey Farms, Raw honey, brown eggs, honey lip balm
Muntean’s Apiary, Honey
ElKabode Coffee, Roasted coffee beans, coffee
Michelle’s Pierogies, Homemade frozen pierogies
Ms. Mary’s Handmade Soap, Handmade soap products, scrubs, lotions, insect repellents
Experience Earth, Herb infused body care products
Dody’s Bowls & Glass, Kiln formed glass
Table Runners from Sandy’s Studio, Table runners
Carl’s Handmade Soap, Soap, melts, candles, bath bombs
Purse Lady, Purses, clutch bags, wallets, glass cases, jewelry bags
Artis-Tree, Bird houses, wood products, gourd art, bird seed ornaments, baked goods
B & K Woodcrafts, Nautical and seasonal wood crafts
LL Kountry Works, Decorative tole painting, wood items, jams, salsa, cheese
Vermilion Arts Guild, Fine art, photography, note cards
Handcrafted jewelry including beach glass, vintage, mixed media
Handcrafted wood outdoor furniture, cornhole games & accessories
Lakeside Suburban Farm Food Cart, Breakfast sandwiches, hamburgers, Philly cheese steak, bratwurst, hot dogs, grilled cheese, beverages
NEXT WEEK, JULY 13th SPECIAL EVENTS: Vettemilion (Lake Shore Corvette Club) will be set up all day in downtown Vermilion. Join driftwood artist, Tom Winiasz who will be conducting Driftwood 101 Demos in the Gazebo at 11AM and 12:30PM. He’ll help you get ready for All Washed Up in August!