Local guitar legend inspires new generations

Nikki Fisher loves farmers' markets.

"I have always had a passion for farmers' markets and understanding how much value they bring to communities. They're connectors," she said. "You get to see your neighbors at the market. You get to connect with people and build relationships.

"You're actually speaking to the person who's growing your food, and then you bring it to your home and cook it for your family. You have this, and you know its source. To have that and know you're supporting a small business ― you're making a difference in their life and . . .

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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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