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The Market is located on Adams Street between 2rd and 5th Streets. On Saturdays, we also close down a portion of 4th Street between Monroe and Washington.

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WEDNESDAY PARKING
Parking at downtown meters is free right now due to COVID.

SATURDAY PARKING
Parking is free on the street. Resource One kindly allows shoppers to use their parking lot for free (enter using 3rd Street). You may also park in the City of Springfield parking ramp at 4th and Washington for $5. There is also free parking at the lot at 2nd and Washington and walk through the Sangamo Club entrance toward Adams St. Download the map>

SATURDAY WHILE YOU SHOP
Due to COVID, we are not currently hosting Family Fitness, Chef Demonstrations or Acoustic Music programmed by the Springfield Area Arts Council.

SNAP BENEFITS
SNAP/LINK and LINK Match dollars are available for purchase on Wednesdays and Saturdays at our Market Booth at 4th & Adams.

We have just introduced a new Healthy Ways scannable card to replace orange tokens. Benefits can be used on any SNAP/LINK eligible grocery item. This includes but is not limited to baked goods, popcorn, produce, meat & cheese. This does not include ready to eat items or artisan goods. This is possible thanks to a grant from the United Way/Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln COVID Fund.) Up to $25 in LINK Match Dollars are given every time you swipe your EBT card at the market (as long as funds are available.) These can be used for whole, unprocessed produce ONLY. Vendors cannot give change for LINK Match Dollars. Read more about Healthy Ways card.

MARKET MISSION
The Market support small farms and local growers by providing a venue to directly market their goods. We strengthen the local economy by providing a venue for the public to connect with local growers, artisans, musicians, and entrepreneurs. By encouraging healthy lifestyles through increasing availability of fresh produce and locally raised food, we celebrate the diversity of locally-grown food and artisan products that are unique to Springfield and central Illinois.

MANAGEMENT
The Old Capitol Farmers Market is provided by Downtown Springfield, Inc. in cooperation with Springfield Area Arts Council. SAAC partners to jury the artisan vendors and schedule local musicians. The City of Springfield Office of Public Works also supports the Market. Contact our Market Manager with any questions.

PREMIER SPONSOR
HSHS St. John’s Hospital has supported the Old Capitol Farmers Market as Premier Sponsor for all twenty years DSI has produced this Market. Each week at the market they will offer various health screenings such as blood pressure monitoring and measuring body mass index for free.

KIDS DAY AT THE MARKET
We are not hosting this event this season due to COVID.

FRIENDS OF THE MARKET STREET DINNER
This event featuring four gourmet courses prepared by downtown chefs using market ingredients is scheduled for September 18, 2020, as a takeout dinner. Buy your tickets today.

HALLOWEEN AT THE MARKET
We are not hosting this event this season due to COVID.

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3 W Old State Capitol Plaza
Suite 15
Springfield, IL 62701
P: (217) 544-1723

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3 W Old State Capitol Plaza
Suite 15
Springfield, IL 62701
P: (217) 544-1723

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