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University of Illinois Extension serving Jo Daviess, Stephenson and Winnebago Counties

Stephenson County
Highland Community College, Bldg R
2998 W Pearl City Rd
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-235-4125
FAX: 815-232-9006
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Jo Daviess County
204 Vine, PO Box 600
Elizabeth, IL 61028
Phone: 815-858-2273
FAX: 815-858-2274

SNAP Ed Office
650 North Main St
Rockford, IL 61103
Phone: 779-423-0982

Winnebago County
1040 North Second Street
Rockford, IL 61107
Phone: 815-986-4357
FAX: 815-986-4329

News Release

Lena Farmers Market Opens May 2

 The Lena Farmers Market will open for the season on Wednesday, May 2 at 4 p.m. The market will be held every Wednesday from 4 until 8 p.m. in the downtown Lena parking lot.  In May, the market will feature hanging baskets, annual bedding plants, vegetable plants and more.  The market will also offer a variety of baked goods.  Plan to join the Lena Farmers Market on Wednesday, May 2, to check out their early season offerings!


Source: Grant McCarty, Extension Educator, Local Food Systems and Small Farms,

Local Contact: Nikki Keltner, Program Coordinator (Stephenson County),