October 4, 2017

New Products!

Chef Perry’s soup was a HIT last week, so she’ll be making a bunch more for us! The soups are made with organically raised veggies from one of our favorite farms, Harvest & Blooms, and WCF meats.  Here’s what you can find this week: 
• Roasted Pe...

September 20, 2017

Just a quick notice about a few changes to our store hours…

This Wednesday we will open late at 1pm and remain open until 6pm.  

This Thursday we will NOT be at the farmer’s market. However, we will stay open until 4pm.  This also happens to be Chloe’s birthday, s...

September 14, 2017

Cookbook Library @ The Farmstand

Ever thought it was “thyme to turn the page” on a few of your old cookbooks? Are you collecting them like old tools in the garage? We all have at least one cookbook we’d be willing to part with, right?  The Farmstand is starting a cookbo...

September 6, 2017

Extended Hours this Thursday

We will NOT be at Farmer’s Market @ The IL State Fairgrounds tomorrow, so we will have extended Thursday hours!  The Farmstand will stay open until 5pm so that we can attend the Friends of the Market Street Dinner.  WCF is happy to be p...

August 30, 2017

Friends of the Market Street Dinner

Where:  Old State Capitol Plaza 
Adams and 5th Springfield, IL
When:  Thursday, September 7, 2017
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Celebrate the immense bounty of the Old Capitol Farmers Market with DSI's second annual Friends of the Market S...

August 24, 2017

More produce this week

Here's what we've got in stock fresh today:

Heirloom Tomatoes

Cherry Tomatoes

Roma Tomatoes





Colored Bell Peppers

Poblano Peppers

Sweet Mini Bell Peppers

Jalapeno & Chili Peppers




Ground Cherries


2017 Survey


August 22, 2017

WCF will not be at Farmer's Market today, but the store will be open!

We will not be at the State Fair farmer's market today due to low turnout last week, so instead we're keeping The Farmstand open until 6pm tonight! The store is STOCKED right now with our items that s...

August 10, 2017

Fair Time = Shannon Time!

The fair begins this week, and we are excited to be participating in the first Farmer’s Market DURING the Illinois State Fair, AND excited to compete with a few of our horses this week!  You can find us both Thursday evenings during the fair OU...

July 27, 2017

Local Raw Honey

There are sooo many benefits of local, raw honey!  The Farmstand carries raw honey from Brooks’s Kountry Honey in New Berlin, Illinois.  Beekeeper Dale Brooks is amazing, and we LOVE supporting his hives.  Dale is a fantastic source of information for al...

July 18, 2017

Beefalo is here!

What is beefalo, you ask? This unique hybrid animal yields a tremendous quality of meat that’s high in protein but very low in cholesterol, making it a wonderful alternative for health conscious consumers.  Yes, Beefalo is an animal. No, it is NOT a mix...

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