Supporting a Healthy Local Food Community

Projects

Food for Friends

Food for Friends

Each Market Saturday, the Market hosts a Food for Friends Table by the Information Tent. Edwardsville’s residents can buy extra produce from any of our Market’s vendors and drop it off at the table. The Market will box up the day’s produce, take it to […]

Farm to School

Farm to School

  As we all know, a healthy and sustainable relationship with food starts early.  And cultivating that relationship among the students of Madison County’s schools is something that the Goshen Market Foundation has made a top priority. Partnering with Land of Goshen Community Market farmers […]

Beet Box

Beet Box

In an effort to increase access to fresh, local produce and more comprehensive nutrition education to underserved residents, the Goshen Market Foundation, in partnership with students and faculty from SIUE, hit the road in August 2018 with the Beet Box. The Beet Box is a […]

Link Up Illinois

Link Up Illinois

When it comes to purchasing food, it’s not always easy to buy what is healthy and sustainably-­sourced because, quite frankly, less healthy, processed, cheaper alternatives are much more readily available.  Unfortunately, this struggle is especially difficult among low-income populations.  There is a close correlation between […]

The Market

The Market

Since its founding in 1997, the Land of Goshen Community Market has become a vibrant site of activity where the community has access to local produce and children learn about specialty crops. Edwardsville’s downtown has witnessed a significant revitalization, in no small part, due to […]

Market Sprouts

Market Sprouts

Market Sprouts is a program focused on educating children (and their parents) on the importance of eating fresh, local produce. Farmers from our market donate a different crop each week for taste testing, all of which has been grown within a 100-mile radius of Edwardsville. […]