Events

Farmer's Market at the Dole

Sunday, June 05, 2022 at 10:00 AM
Dole Mansion in Crystal Lake, IL

The Food Shed Co-op is proud to be joining local farmers at the Farmer's Market at the Dole! We will be manning a table at the market to find new owners and inform the public of our up and coming locally-owned grocery store! Why not plan on visiting one of Illinois best farmer's market and stop in and say hello at the Food Shed Co-op table?

About the Farmer's Market

Voted #1 Farmers Market in Illinois by those who enjoyed the variety of vendors plus all the extras we have to offer!

What started in 2021 as an outdoor market bringing the season’s freshest locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, flowers and delicacies to Northern Illinois has expanded to provide an indoor market to support our local and surrounding communities year round due to popular demand.

Featuring:

  • Freshest locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, flowers and delicacies from local growers
  • Variety of art from local artisans
  • Children’s attractions
  • Food Trucks-brunch/lunch fare
  • Cash bar including brunch drink specials, coffee drinks and more
  • Live acoustic music
  • Beautiful lakeside setting adjacent to Crystal Lake’s lively Main Beach and iconic Country Club
  • Easy access and ample parking onsite
  • Following current CDC and Restore IL protocols

Walk on the Wild Side!

Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Join the Wildlife Preservation and Propagation Committee (WPPC) as they host a summertime of garden walks. Walks on the Wild Side will feature guided garden tours of various member properties. The summer's second walk will be held at the property of Barb and Mike Mikulicz in Crystal Lake. 

Farmer's Market at the Dole

Sunday, June 19, 2022 at 10:00 AM
Dole Mansion in Crystal Lake, IL

The Food Shed Co-op is proud to be joining local farmers at the Farmer's Market at the Dole! We will be manning a table at the market to find new owners and inform the public of our up and coming locally-owned grocery store! Why not plan on visiting one of Illinois best farmer's market and stop in and say hello at the Food Shed Co-op table?

About the Farmer's Market

Voted #1 Farmers Market in Illinois by those who enjoyed the variety of vendors plus all the extras we have to offer!

What started in 2021 as an outdoor market bringing the season’s freshest locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, flowers and delicacies to Northern Illinois has expanded to provide an indoor market to support our local and surrounding communities year round due to popular demand.

Featuring:

  • Freshest locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, flowers and delicacies from local growers
  • Variety of art from local artisans
  • Children’s attractions
  • Food Trucks-brunch/lunch fare
  • Cash bar including brunch drink specials, coffee drinks and more
  • Live acoustic music
  • Beautiful lakeside setting adjacent to Crystal Lake’s lively Main Beach and iconic Country Club
  • Easy access and ample parking onsite
  • Following current CDC and Restore IL protocols

Farmer's Market at the Dole

Sunday, July 17, 2022 at 10:00 AM
Dole Mansion in Crystal Lake, IL

The Food Shed Co-op is proud to be joining local farmers at the Farmer's Market at the Dole! We will be manning a table at the market to find new owners and inform the public of our up and coming locally-owned grocery store! Why not plan on visiting one of Illinois best farmer's market and stop in and say hello at the Food Shed Co-op table?

About the Farmer's Market

Voted #1 Farmers Market in Illinois by those who enjoyed the variety of vendors plus all the extras we have to offer!

What started in 2021 as an outdoor market bringing the season’s freshest locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, flowers and delicacies to Northern Illinois has expanded to provide an indoor market to support our local and surrounding communities year round due to popular demand.

Featuring:

  • Freshest locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, flowers and delicacies from local growers
  • Variety of art from local artisans
  • Children’s attractions
  • Food Trucks-brunch/lunch fare
  • Cash bar including brunch drink specials, coffee drinks and more
  • Live acoustic music
  • Beautiful lakeside setting adjacent to Crystal Lake’s lively Main Beach and iconic Country Club
  • Easy access and ample parking onsite
  • Following current CDC and Restore IL protocols

Farmer's Market at the Dole

Sunday, August 07, 2022 at 10:00 AM
Dole Mansion in Crystal Lake, IL

The Food Shed Co-op is proud to be joining local farmers at the Farmer's Market at the Dole! We will be manning a table at the market to find new owners and inform the public of our up and coming locally-owned grocery store! Why not plan on visiting one of Illinois best farmer's market and stop in and say hello at the Food Shed Co-op table?

About the Farmer's Market

Voted #1 Farmers Market in Illinois by those who enjoyed the variety of vendors plus all the extras we have to offer!

What started in 2021 as an outdoor market bringing the season’s freshest locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, flowers and delicacies to Northern Illinois has expanded to provide an indoor market to support our local and surrounding communities year round due to popular demand.

Featuring:

  • Freshest locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, flowers and delicacies from local growers
  • Variety of art from local artisans
  • Children’s attractions
  • Food Trucks-brunch/lunch fare
  • Cash bar including brunch drink specials, coffee drinks and more
  • Live acoustic music
  • Beautiful lakeside setting adjacent to Crystal Lake’s lively Main Beach and iconic Country Club
  • Easy access and ample parking onsite
  • Following current CDC and Restore IL protocols

Farmer's Market at the Dole

Sunday, August 28, 2022 at 10:00 AM
Dole Mansion in Crystal Lake, IL

The Food Shed Co-op is proud to be joining local farmers at the Farmer's Market at the Dole! We will be manning a table at the market to find new owners and inform the public of our up and coming locally-owned grocery store! Why not plan on visiting one of Illinois best farmer's market and stop in and say hello at the Food Shed Co-op table?

About the Farmer's Market

Voted #1 Farmers Market in Illinois by those who enjoyed the variety of vendors plus all the extras we have to offer!

What started in 2021 as an outdoor market bringing the season’s freshest locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, flowers and delicacies to Northern Illinois has expanded to provide an indoor market to support our local and surrounding communities year round due to popular demand.

Featuring:

  • Freshest locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, flowers and delicacies from local growers
  • Variety of art from local artisans
  • Children’s attractions
  • Food Trucks-brunch/lunch fare
  • Cash bar including brunch drink specials, coffee drinks and more
  • Live acoustic music
  • Beautiful lakeside setting adjacent to Crystal Lake’s lively Main Beach and iconic Country Club
  • Easy access and ample parking onsite
  • Following current CDC and Restore IL protocols

Farmer's Market at the Dole

Sunday, September 18, 2022 at 10:00 AM
Dole Mansion in Crystal Lake, IL

The Food Shed Co-op is proud to be joining local farmers at the Farmer's Market at the Dole! We will be manning a table at the market to find new owners and inform the public of our up and coming locally-owned grocery store! Why not plan on visiting one of Illinois best farmer's market and stop in and say hello at the Food Shed Co-op table?

About the Farmer's Market

Voted #1 Farmers Market in Illinois by those who enjoyed the variety of vendors plus all the extras we have to offer!

What started in 2021 as an outdoor market bringing the season’s freshest locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, flowers and delicacies to Northern Illinois has expanded to provide an indoor market to support our local and surrounding communities year round due to popular demand.

Featuring:

  • Freshest locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, flowers and delicacies from local growers
  • Variety of art from local artisans
  • Children’s attractions
  • Food Trucks-brunch/lunch fare
  • Cash bar including brunch drink specials, coffee drinks and more
  • Live acoustic music
  • Beautiful lakeside setting adjacent to Crystal Lake’s lively Main Beach and iconic Country Club
  • Easy access and ample parking onsite
  • Following current CDC and Restore IL protocols

2022 McHenry County Farm Stroll

Sunday, September 25, 2022 at 10:00 AM
Various Locations


The Farm Stroll is organized by the McHenry County Farm Bureau and the University of Illinois Extension McHenry County Master Gardeners. Extension Master Gardener and 4-H volunteers will be onsite to assist farm families in accommodating guests and conducting demonstrations and tours.

More information TBA...

Farmer's Market at the Dole

Sunday, October 09, 2022 at 10:00 AM
Dole Mansion in Crystal Lake, IL

The Food Shed Co-op is proud to be joining local farmers at the Farmer's Market at the Dole! We will be manning a table at the market to find new owners and inform the public of our up and coming locally-owned grocery store! Why not plan on visiting one of Illinois best farmer's market and stop in and say hello at the Food Shed Co-op table?

About the Farmer's Market

Voted #1 Farmers Market in Illinois by those who enjoyed the variety of vendors plus all the extras we have to offer!

What started in 2021 as an outdoor market bringing the season’s freshest locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, flowers and delicacies to Northern Illinois has expanded to provide an indoor market to support our local and surrounding communities year round due to popular demand.

Featuring:

  • Freshest locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, flowers and delicacies from local growers
  • Variety of art from local artisans
  • Children’s attractions
  • Food Trucks-brunch/lunch fare
  • Cash bar including brunch drink specials, coffee drinks and more
  • Live acoustic music
  • Beautiful lakeside setting adjacent to Crystal Lake’s lively Main Beach and iconic Country Club
  • Easy access and ample parking onsite
  • Following current CDC and Restore IL protocols

Farmer's Market at the Dole

Sunday, October 30, 2022 at 10:00 AM
Dole Mansion in Crystal Lake, IL

The Food Shed Co-op is proud to be joining local farmers at the Farmer's Market at the Dole! We will be manning a table at the market to find new owners and inform the public of our up and coming locally-owned grocery store! Why not plan on visiting one of Illinois best farmer's market and stop in and say hello at the Food Shed Co-op table?

About the Farmer's Market

Voted #1 Farmers Market in Illinois by those who enjoyed the variety of vendors plus all the extras we have to offer!

What started in 2021 as an outdoor market bringing the season’s freshest locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, flowers and delicacies to Northern Illinois has expanded to provide an indoor market to support our local and surrounding communities year round due to popular demand.

Featuring:

  • Freshest locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, flowers and delicacies from local growers
  • Variety of art from local artisans
  • Children’s attractions
  • Food Trucks-brunch/lunch fare
  • Cash bar including brunch drink specials, coffee drinks and more
  • Live acoustic music
  • Beautiful lakeside setting adjacent to Crystal Lake’s lively Main Beach and iconic Country Club
  • Easy access and ample parking onsite
  • Following current CDC and Restore IL protocols