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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 Pepper & Tomato 
• Minestrone
• Curried Butternut Bisque
• Bone Broth
Pint - $4 or Quart $7

Pizza Dough
Pizza dough by Chef Perry is frozen and can be thawed and...

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, so if you see her, be sure to with her a happy 16th!

This week, we will also be open Sunday from 4pm-6pm. 
 (This will also be Farm + Chef Takeaway pickup)....

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 cookbook library!  Feel free to bring any cookbooks you’ve already enjoyed to The Farmstand or any Farmer's Market to help get our library going, then grab some from T...

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 providing pork for the salad and main courses.  Hope to see you there!

September Farm + Chef Takeaway

We're eager to resume our Farm + Chef Takeaway series!  ​...

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 Street Dinner, under the fall constellations at community tables placed on the Old State Capitol Plaza. Local chefs from Long Nine Junction, Cooper StrEATside Bis...

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

As a small business, your feed back is extremely important to us.  We want to know that we're providing you with the products you want WHEN you want them....

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 sell quickly, so be sure to come in today to pick them up!

We have plenty of:
Duck Eggs
Whole Chicken
Whole Chicken, cut up
Chicken Cuts (Thighs, breasts, d...

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 OUTSIDE of The Shed near the pavilion area.  We’ll have all our usual items + a few extras!  Be sure to come out to support your local farmers.  Have a horse crazy...

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 all things bees, so feel free to check out his Facebook page.  Look at our Pinterest page for some amazing honey recipes, and read all about it...

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 mixture of meats.  Gross Farms Beefalo is raised in Jacksonville, IL using natural forages and feeds – and without steroids, hormones, or other artificial growth en...

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