McHenry County Farm Stroll

Sunday, September 24, 2023 at 10:00 AM
McHenry County College

picture of a chicken coop with several chickens in the yard

McHenry County will host its annual Farm Stroll, a free self-guided tour of the county’s diversified family farms. The Food Shed Co-op is happy to be a sponsor for this fun and educational event and will have information tables at two of the locations: McHenry County College Student Farm and Terre Vitae Farms. Please stop and say HELLO while you're visiting the farms!

Opera House Concert

Sunday, October 01, 2023 at 03:00 PM
Stage Left Cafe in Woodstock, IL

Band playing instruments

Don't miss a wonderful Sunday afternoon in Woodstock on October 1, 2023, listening to Cassandra, Ken, Jim Seidel and Joe Pesz. The popular quartet will be performing at the Stage Left Cafe. Ticket sales benefit the Food Shed Co-op. Get your tickets today at the Woodstock Opera House ticket office HERE. Or point your camera at the QR Code below. See you on October 1st at 3:00pm!


Woodstock Farmer's Market

Saturday, October 07, 2023 at 08:00 AM
Woodstock Square in Woodstock, IL

basket of vegetables with some fruit included in the picture

Join us at the Woodstock Farmer's Market where various local farmers and vendors surround the Historic Woodstock Square as well as throughout the center park. You can find the Food Shed Co-op at a table at the market where we will be introducing the co-op to farm market attendees! The Woodstock Farmer's Market runs from 8:00am to 1:00pm and features entertainment as well as local produce and products.

The Woodstock Farmer's Market is a Producers Only Market - meaning everything you purchase is grown or produced directly by the vendor you are purchasing from. Remember to always buy local if you can!

Farmer's Market at the Dole

Sunday, October 08, 2023 at 10:00 AM
Dole Mansion in Crystal Lake, IL

fruits and vegetables sitting on a table

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.


  • 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

Green Living Expo

Saturday, November 04, 2023 at 09:00 AM
McHenry County College in Crystal Lake, IL

green living expoThe Food Shed Co-op is proud to be a supporting sponsor for this year's Green Living Expo at McHenry County College! This unique event features non-profits and vendors promoting sustainable practices here in McHenry County.

The event is free to the public and runs from 10:00am to 3:00pm. If you're looking to learn about all things "GREEN" - this is the place to be! Stop by the Food Shed Co-op table and say hello to the volunteers and staff that help make this food cooperative successful!