From locally raised meat, eggs, fresh baked breads, sweets, jams & jellies, the freshest seasonal produce, to a wide assortment of arts and craft goods, the year-round Twin City Market is sure to provide something for everyone. Please take a few minutes to browse our vendors. There are many vendors who are here year-round, along with seasonal and guest vendors each week.
Gift Certificates are available year-round which are good at any of the vendors in the Market. You can purchase them at the Sterling Main Street booth each Saturday morning.
Year-Round Indoor Vendors
Click on their names to link to there vendor page
Ada’s • Bailey’s Bakery • The Bakers Union • Country Home Baking • The Crafty Ladies • Creative Metals • Creative Wolfe • Gale Handcrafted Goods • Green River Hemp Farm • Farmhouse & Fancy • Framescapes • FRESH On the Menu • Heritage Beef • Hollyhock Hill Farms • Janssen Family Farms • Linnea Koch Photography • Luminosity Art and Designs • Meddling Sheep • Mija & Me • Objets de Fantaisie • Red Shed Bakery • Sterling Gardens • Tiled Memories
Outdoor Pavilion portion of the Market is
OPEN for the 2023 season.
Here is a list of Vendors you will find under the Market Pavilion this summer.
Dates will vary by Vendor. If you find a favorite be sure to ask them how often you can find them at our Market!
Gaumer Family Farms • Hollyhock Hills Farm
Hollow Hickory Homestead(Honey based items) • Jacob Straw (asparagus)
Ken Ebersole’s Blueberries • Schell Farm Product
Side of Greens (Microgreens) • Sterling Gardens • Tanglewild Farms • The Farm Way
Todd Family Garlic
Baked By Jenna • Leo’s Marvelous Bites • Lorie’s Gourmet Food • Muffin But the Best
Paws Perks • Sterling Theater (Theater Popcorn)
Bryn’s Bark Bites • Bully House Raw
Good Cheer Soap Co • Lunar Luxury and Luminaries • Twin in Town
Wick’d Candle Company
Black Heart Apothecary • Hatfield Jewelry & Things • Just US Pearl Pretties
Curt Parrott • Elkhorn Valley Timbers • Stan’s Woodworks • Lazy A’s Woodcraft
Fanci Creations • Green River Hemp Farm • Hairy’s Yard Art • Inksomnia
Linda Eastabrooks • Peace Plants & Oddities • Pocket Aromas
Sage and Solace Apothecary
Lutheran Social Services of IL • Master Gardeners • Peace & Art Project
Sterling Public Library • Whiteside County SWCD
Join Whiteside County Master Gardeners at Twin City Farmers Market on the 4th Saturday of the month. The market is open from 8AM – Noon. Master Gardeners will be on hand with gardening information and to answer any of your gardening questions.
Topics for 2023 season:
- April – Earth Day Greenhouse in a bag
- May – Rhubarb/Asparagus
- June – Strawberries/Lettuce/Spinach
- July – Beans/Summer Squash
- August – Tomatoes
- September – Acorn Squash/Late Summer Squash
- October – Sunflowers/Pumpkins/Apples
Visit our Becoming A Vendor page for an application and vending information.
Huge variety of produce all grown on their farm with as much natural as possible, plus local honey & Cheese.
Seasonal Vendor Returning for the 2020 Season – May thru October
You can find them set up outside the Market
Christina Bystry, Proprietress of House in the Country Bed & Breakfast
When not hosting guests at the B&B, Christina is at the Market offering a variety delicious freshly prepared treats similar to what she serves her guests These include a variety of large (2oz.) delicious, freshly baked cookies warm from the on-location oven along with delicious scones and muffins. Personal-size frittatas prepared with Hollyhock Hill Farm’s fresh eggs, fresh vegetables and meats that can be warmed and enjoyed at the Market or taken home for later. There are also gluten-free treats offered weekly including cookies, muffins, and scones. Seasonal items include hot cocoa bombs, biscotti, and decorated sugar cookies. Call, text, or message for special requests!
Visitor Vendor in our Outdoor Market Pavilion - You will find him a few Saturdays a month starting in May thru October
Woodworker who brings a variety of items such as tables, cutting boards, baskets, jewelry boxes and more.
Fresh portobello and button mushrooms year round, hand shelled local black walnuts and honey, plus a full line of Frontier organic herbs and bottled spices/mixes.
Growing seasonal local sun-rippened fruits and vegetables using organic practice. Featuring lots of heirlooms as well as the best of the new introductions. With both a horticulture degree and state food sanitation license to grow and deliver safe quality food to the market while respecting the soil with sustainable methods.
Early spring starter plants for your garden tomatoes, peppers, eggplant etc. all grown with the same care Sterling Gardens gives it’s own.
Ask Fred or Charlin about landscaping and home yard maintenance.
Pick up a card or call 815-626-6409. Insured.
For a list of the plants Sterling Gardens will have available this year click the link below
*Raw Honey from the hives of Don Berry in Erie IL
Hives are in a natural timber acreage
Seasonal Vendor bringing Strawberries & Asparagus
Gone for season - See you in 2021