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College Farm Market returns for the summer

by Public Relations and Marketing | Published Jun 08, 2022

As the weather begins to warm up, locally grown plants and produce are ready to be bought and sold. The Farm Market at College of Lake County (CLC) is back for the year on Thursday, June 9 to help provide healthy choices for the community.

A picture of the Farm MarketStop by and grab fresh vegetables, flowers, herbs and tea every Thursday from 3-5:30 p.m. through October.

Produce sold at the market is organically grown right at CLC’s Grayslake Campus. Tended to by staff and student workers, the products are harvested the day of or the previous day for maximum freshness.

Overflow produce is donated to local food pantries. Cash, checks and credit cards are accepted. For more information or with any questions, email Melanie Bromeberek at or visit the Facebook page (@clchorticulture) or Instagram (@clccampusfarm). For details on the college’s horticultural programs, visit

About College of Lake County

College of Lake County is a comprehensive community college committed to equitable high-quality education, cultural enrichment and partnerships to advance the diverse communities it serves in northeastern Illinois. Offered at three campuses in Grayslake, Vernon Hills and Waukegan or online, college classes are affordable and accessible to help each student achieve academic, career and personal goals. More than 70,000 students graduated with degrees and certificates since the college opened in 1969. College of Lake County is the only higher-education institution ranked among the top 15 best places to work in Illinois by Forbes and is a national leader in many areas, including sustainability and conservation.