MOLINE, Ill. — Whether you go for the fresh produce, homemade baked goods or handcrafted doodads, farmers markets are a great opportunity to buy local and support the community's farmers, artists and small business owners.
Here's where to shop this market season across the Quad Cities area:
Bettendorf Farmers’ Market: The market is open 2:30-5:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays from May through October at 2850 18th St. in Bettendorf.
Davenport Farmers’ Market: The market is open from 8 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays and Saturdays at the east entrance of NorthPark Mall in Davenport.
Freight House Farmers’ Market: The outdoor market is open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays starting May 7 at 421 West River Drive in Davenport.
Mercado on Fifth: The market is open 5-10 p.m. Fridays from May 27 through Sept. 30 at 5th Avenue and 12th Street in Moline.
Morrison Farmers’ Market: The market is open 8-11 a.m. Saturdays from June 1 through Sept. 28 at French Creek Park in Morrison.
Muscatine Area Farmers Market: The market is open 7:30-11:30 a.m. every Saturday from May to October on the corner of 3rd and Cedar streets in Muscatine.
QC Farmers’ Market: Shop online on the market’s website through 9 p.m. Thursdays and pick up your order from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at Schwiebert Park in Rock Island.
Quad Cities Growers Markets: The East Moline market runs from 8 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays and Saturdays at the Skate City parking lot at 1112 Avenue of the Cities. The Moline market runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at the SouthPark Mall, 4500 16th St.
Twin City Farmers Market: The indoor market is open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays at 106 Avenue A in Sterling.
Find the market nearest to you below: