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The Monticello Thursday farmers market opens this week in downtown Monticello.

 

Tuesday morning on the WHOW Morning Show, Director of Community Development in Monticello, Callie McFarland told Regional Radio News their market is a good way to kick off the weekend with entertainment and food trucks along with the usual offerings for at a market.

 

 

McFarland says their market offers some unique items from sweet treats to jewelry makers and they have master gardeners that come out as well. 

 

 

A new law through the USDA is going to open up the possibilities for vendors at Illinois farmers market and McFarland hopes there will be home-based businesses that will want to step up and participate.

 

 

The Monticello market opens this Thursday and is every Thursday until October, rain or shine, just off the square in Monticello from 3:30 to 6:30 pm. 

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