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Naper Settlement will host new Farmers Market on Tuesdays, June 25 thru Sept. 17


A new Farmers Market at Naper Settlement will feature a variety of local vendors, educational classes and live music from 3PM to 7PM on Tuesdays from June 25 to Sept. 17.

This summer Naper Settlement will introduce its new farmers market featuring an assortment of goods, agriculture-based educational classes, and acoustic music performances from 3-7PM every Tuesday, June 25 to Sept. 17.

The Naper Settlement Farmers Market aims to provide a beautiful backdrop for the community to gather, learn and grow together while supporting and connecting with local farmers, businesses, and artisans.  

Listen for acoustic music to be performed on the porch of the Paw Paw Post Office. (PN File Photo)

Local bluegrass and country artists will perform acoustic music on the Paw Paw Post Office porch from 4-7PM.  Educational programming about homestead techniques, sustainable methods, and other agriculture-based topics presented by guest speakers will be held in the Mary and Richard Benck Family Agriculture Center from 5-6PM. Classes include Gardening 101: Designing a Sustainable Garden led by The Conservation Foundation, Composting with Nature’s Recyclers led by OLI Gardens, and other educational topics.

Farmers Market welcomes visitors to BYO picnic

Farmers market vendors will offer an assortment of goods for sale, including produce, coffee, candles, sweets, honey, pottery, and more. Billy Brick’s Pizza and Hello Boba will also serve up tasty eats each week, and visitors are welcome to bring their own picnic items to enjoy.

Plan to visit the Daniels House where the Weed Ladies set up shop. (PN File Photo)

The Weed Ladies of the Naperville Heritage Society will sell their handmade dried floral arrangements in the Daniels House on June 25, Aug. 6, and Sept. 3.

“Naperville’s strong roots in agriculture make the Naper Settlement Farmers Market the perfect place for the community to connect with local farmers and artisans and learn about their role in agriculture,” said Rena Tamayo-Calabrese, president and CEO at Naper Settlement. “With an array of goods from local vendors, live music, educational programming, and more, the market will create a lively and engaging atmosphere for all ages while honoring the important role that farming has played in Naperville’s history. By participating in the agriculture-based educational classes and activities, visitors will see how they can make a difference while learning about sustainable practices, gardening techniques and more.”

Admission to the Naper Settlement Farmers Market is free. For the full list of participating vendors, educational classes, and live music, visit NaperSettlement.org/FarmersMarket. 

Naper Settlement, established 1969 via Naperville Heritage Society

Naper Settlement is a nationally accredited, award-winning outdoor living history museum set on 13 magnificent acres in the heart of Naperville. Located 30 miles from Chicago, the museum is home to thirty-one historical structures dating back as early as the 1830s. Featuring exhibits, special events, educational programming and more, Naper Settlement is where history comes alive and the community comes to connect.

For more information, visit www.napersettlement.org or call (630) 420-6010.

Report submitted by Naper Settlement.

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