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.
Novelty and sports-themed fabric mounted to acrylic plates.
Crochet and knitted washcloths, dishcloths, pot holders, chair pads, bath mats, draft catchers, baby blankets, afghans, shawls, scarves, slippers.
Fresh made treats for the dogs you love!
Grown locally in Rock Falls IL
Look for him in the back room of the indoor market every other week or based on availability of lettuce
by Ann Koster
Featuring chicken pot pies, meat pastries & dinner rolls; Multi-grain bread or wheat bread with freshly-ground wheat flour; Mini-loaves (apple, banana-blueberry, banana nut, pumpkin, poppyseed); Fruit pies (apple, blueberry, blueberry-peach, cherry, cherry-raspberry, peach, pecan, pumpkin, rhubarb, strawberry, tri-berry); and cream pies (banana, chocolate, coconut, lemon, key lime).
Call for availability and what’s in season 815-973-9856.
Serving Breakfast & Lunch menu every Saturday 8am-Noon from the Market kitchen.
by Leland Sedig
Individually hand made fabricated metal sculptures for the home or yard. Various shapes, textures and designs.
Rust Patina & Stainless Steel
Handmade, whimsical metal garden decorations for all seasons!
Hand forged and Blacksmith made items that include yard flowers, Celtic crosses, mason jar holders, dinner bell triangle, napkin rings and more.
Returning for the 2021 Season occasionally under the pavilion
Pam & Joe Machan
Face Mask, Home decor, Scrabble-type block wall puzzles from family names, favorite destinations, company names and more. Makes great retirement, wedding, new baby and gifts for those who have everything!
Blocks are 3.5×3.5 Pine – Natural or Stained.
Wayne and Lynn Epps
The Polish Pottery we carry is hand designed by pottery artists and is lead and cadmium free. It is both beautiful and functional and can be placed in the oven, microwave, freezer and dishwasher. We call it art for the table. In addition to framing, pottery and prints we also carry hand made items such as cards, enclosure cards, pocket purses, painted canvas magnets and other seasonal items.
Serving up FRESH each week at the Market! Enchiladas, Burritos, Tamales, FRESH Guacamole, Salas and More! You will find her in the back room of the indoor Market.