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Lanark farmers market to accept food program cards

LANARK – The Lanark Farmers Market will open May 2, with sessions from 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays at Lanark City Park, 240 W. Claremont St.

For the second year, the market will accept U.S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and Illinois Link cards.

People using the cards will receive an equal amount of credit due to a grant. For example, if a shopper purchasing $10 worth of fruits, vegetables, or baked goods, the shopper’s card would only be charged $5.

Visit facebook.com/LanarkFarmersMarket or call 815-275-4395 for more information.

OTHER FARMERS MARKETS IN CARROLL COUNTY

• Milledgeville, 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays from May through October, at state Route 40 and Polo Road. Look on Facebook or contact Janice Schell at eggschell53@gmail.com or 815-266-1345.

• Savanna, 3 to 6 p.m. Thursdays from May through October, in the 700 block of North Main Street in the pavilion next to Shivers Ice Cream shop. Look on Facebook or contact Schell.

• Shannon, 3 to 7 p.m. Fridays from June through September, on the north side of Main Street, a half-mile east of the Blarney Stone Popcorn store. Visit shannonillinois.com or contact shannonchamber@gmail.com or 815-864-2194.

• Mount Carroll, 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays from May through October, 116 E. Market St. Visit mtcarrollil.org or contact yumcake@angelfoodltd.com or 773-519-7833 or 800-244-9504.

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