Sign Up for Harvest Market Mini Field Trips

2013_HM_LogoThe Downtown Neighborhood Association (DNA) of Elgin invites local children’s organizations to sign up for a FREE mini field trip day at the Downtown Elgin Harvest Market this summer.

This nine-week program will be offered at the market every Thursday, June 13 – August 15, Noon – 2pm (excluding July 4).  Focusing on fitness, food, and related activities, each of the three 20 minute sessions, will be lead by several of the following local not for profit community partners such as the Boys & Girls Club, The Centre of Elgin, Elgin Area History Museum, Elgin Public Museum, Greater Elgin Family Care Center, Side Street Studio Arts, and YWCA Elgin. The general public can also have their children participate in these sessions for free with no RSVP required.

To download the mini field trip participation form for children’s organizations, visit Completed participation forms are due by Monday April, 22 – Earth Day.

The 2013 Downtown Elgin Harvest Market season begins Thursday, June 6 and runs every Thursday thru October 3, with brand new hours from 9am-2pm, across from the Gail Borden Public Library and next to The Hemmens and The Centre of Elgin at 200 N. Grove Avenue in downtown Elgin.

For additional information about the Downtown Elgin Harvest Market, call Jennifer Benson at 847-488-1456, email or visit