(Video by Anne Colton, www.annecolton.com)


Homewood Winter Farmers Market got off to a brisk start Saturday, Jan. 31, with patrons and vendors expressing delight with the new venture. 

From left, Merritt and KimberlySlaughter of Flossmoor placean order for gumbo with Cynthia Boyd-Yette of Cynthia's Gumbo Express at Homewood's first winter farmers market sessionSaturday, Jan. 31. (Photo byEric Crump/The Chronicle)

Market Manager Kate Duff, who also is a vendor with Homewood Kitchen Gardens, said the . . .

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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