The Daily Eastern News

Eastern professor shares experience co-developing Five Feline Farm

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

July 18, 2019

For the last four years, Donna Coonce and Julia Miller have been steadily growing Five Feline Farm as a business. The pair began selling produce and honey at the Farmers Market in Charleston in 2015 after they had an abundance in their produce and honey that season. Coonce and Miller were already...

City Council to vote on Illinois Housing Development grant

Staff Report

July 16, 2019

The Charleston City Council will vote on six action items Tuesday, including a resolution that would authorize accepting the Illinois Housing Development Authority APP Grant Award. According to the resolution, the Illinois Housing Development Authority has agreed to issue a grant from the Abandoned...

Farmers markets open on Square, 18th Street

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

June 26, 2019

People in the community and surrounding areas who would like to shop local for fresh produce and handmade crafts can stop at the two farmers markets that Charleston offers every week. The Charleston Farmers Market on the Square takes place on Wednesday mornings from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. on the Charleston Courthouse Square. The Market on the Square will run every Wednesday morn...

Charleston Farmers Market open every Wednesday

Staff Report

June 12, 2019

The Charleston Farmers Market on the Square will be open on Wednesdays from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. Products available include crafts, produce, baked goods and more. Everything sold must meet the Coles County Health Department standards. Those who would like to become vendors for the market should...

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