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Free Native Plants June 17th at Forest Park Farmer's Market

Forest Park Farmer's Market THE GROVE at Madison St. & Van Buren St. 7824 Madison Street , Forest Park, IL 60130 Every Friday from 3:30-7:30 pm June 17 th  through October 14 th** **September 9th will be cancelled due to Rib Fest As you may know, tomorrow, Friday June 17th is the first Forest Park Farmer's Market of the season.  This year the market is moving to The Grove and will be every Friday 3:30 to 7:30 rather than every other Friday as it was last year.   To celebrate the opening of the farmer's market and to help promote our village's new initiative Live Healthy Forest Park! the Forest Park Community Garden will be at the market giving away native plant gardens to the patrons of the farmer's market.  These small gardens consist of 6 sun-loving plants or 6 plants for partial shade, depending on your garden needs.   On April 30th Forest Park Community Garden planted over 1000 native plants at the Harlem Ave garden and the plants being given away tomorr