Health Department Announces Community Farmers Market

BOONE COUNTY (WIFR) -- The Boone County Health Department is hosting a community Farmers Market this summer at 1204 Logan Ave. in Belvidere on Tuesday, August 20th from 9am-3pm. All are welcome to come and support local farmers who will be selling a variety of fruits and vegetables.

The Belvidere Fire Department will be here to do FREE car seat safety checks from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Several community organizations, including The March of Dimes, Crusader Clinic and University of Illinois Extension will also be on hand with booths, activities and giveaways for the whole family.

“We have hosted this Farmers Market for the past five years, and have had great feedback from the community”, says Amanda Mehl, Boone County Health Department’s Director of Personal Health Services. “We are happy to expand the event this year to include more activities and educational opportunities for our Boone County families.”

For more information or if you are interested in being one of our vendors, please contact the Boone County Health Department at (815)547-8591.

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