The Food Works Mobile Farmers Market connects communities across Southern Illinois with locally grown, nutritious food. We’re a traveling farmers market, bringing the bounty of the farms directly to you! We serve communities of all income levels and we accept cash, cards, and SNAP.

Market Schedule

THURSDAYS (starting June 6th)

3-5pm @ Carterville Farm Fresh
209 N Division St, Carterville, IL

5:30-7:30pm @ Marion Carnegie Library
206 S Market St, Marion, IL

FRIDAYS (starting June 14th)

10am-12pm @ Herrin House of Hope
112 N 14th St, Herrin, IL

1-3pm @ Boyton St Community Center
501 W Boyton St, Marion, IL

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Seasonal Produce

Pasture-Raised Eggs

Pasture-Raised Meats

Small-Batch Goods

Know Your Farmers

The Food Works Mobile Farmers Market sells locally grown produce and small-batch goods on behalf of over 25 farms and makers in the area. Everything we offer is hyper-local and sourced from within 100 miles of our home base in Carbondale, IL. 

We are thrilled to help connect our farmer friends with new customers in new locations, and in turn, offer our shoppers a wide variety of items to taste and experience. By shopping with the Food Works Mobile Farmers Market, you help support and promote a sustainable and equitable food system in Southern Illinois!

Angie's Honey

SNAP and Save!

Illinois’ Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) rewards customers for making healthy choices. For every $1 you spend at the mobile market with your Link Card, you earn $1 in Link Match coupons to be used on fresh produce for up to an additional $25 per swipe, with unlimited swipes, on every transaction!

"We just love having the mobile market here. We miss the grocery store, but your stuff looks way better anyway. This is the best lettuce I've ever had!" -- loyal patron


Are you a community gathering place, business, or health clinic? We’re looking for more locations for our mobile market! 

Email our market manager to get in touch, we'd love to hear from you:


The Mobile Market is a program of Food Works. Food Works is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization facilitating the development of a regional food economy in Southern Illinois. We believe in access to good food for everyone, keeping food dollars circulating in local communities, and balancing human needs with the health of the air, water and land resources on which all life depends.