market in the square

The Urbana Business Association is excited to bring you Market IN the Square previously Holiday Market and Middle Market. Follow us inside Lincoln Square and continue supporting local businesses, artists, and farmers. Find the best fresh produce, baked goods, meats and cheeses, arts and crafts, and so much more! 

This week we will have a live cooking demonstration with the best fresh local produce by Chef Jordan Baldarotta of Dish Passionate Cuisine! In addition, Santa will be at the market! 

 Please see the list below for vendors participating in the December 3 market!

Chef Jordan Baldarotta 

- 2 Beets - peeled and chopped
- 2 Golden Beets - peeled and chopped
- Medium Yellow Onion - chopped
- 1 Carrot - chopped
- 1/2 Butternut Squash - seeded, peeled, and chopped
- 1 Garlic Clove - minced
- 1 tbsp Ginger - minced
- 2 tbsp Olive Oil
- 2 tsp Fresh Tarragon - chopped
- 1 tsp Fresh Thyme - chopped
- 1C Sugar
- 1C White Distilled Vinegar
- 2 tbsp Dry Red Wine (a fruit type preferably)

1.       Sauté beets, golden beets, onion, carrot, and squash in olive oil until onion becomes soft and translucent.
2.       Add garlic and ginger. Cook until fragrant. (30-45 seconds)
3.       Deglaze pan with red wine. Let reduce by 1/3
4.       Add tarragon, thyme, sugar, and white distilled vinegar.
5.       Let reduce over medium heat until liquids become syrup.
6.       Serve warm or room temperature with roasted pork, chicken, turkey, or duck.

at the market this week

A Toffee Tale, Inc.
Antique Sterling Spoon Rings
Bad Bear Pottery
Bent Bean
Blue Moon Farm, LLC
Campbell Apiaries
Champaign Urbana Potters' Club
chelsea's jewelry
Claybank Farms
Coming Home Candles
Cowdog Strong
Delight Flower Farm
Earthly Pleasures
Fire & Spice Glass
Five Flowers Gluten-Free Bakery
Gaye's Wood Products
Geil Homestead
Glow by Lola
Gullo Glass Work
High 5 Pet Treats
Hooked On Wool Primitives
Illinois Willows
Izard-Torres Heart Melts and Soaps
Jeremy Williams Woodturning
Jerry Rhoads Woodturning
Kleiss Produce Farm
Knitting's By Tina
Limping Cowboy Leather
Lisa Kesler Studio
Lisa's Sweet Dreams
Lo creations
Mamma D's Smokehouse Restaurant and Catering, LLC
Meyer Produce
MK Designs
Mutti Designs
My Jewelry Fairy
P3 Polifroni Pies & Pizzas
Pekara Bakery and Bistro
Prairie Fruits Farm & Creamery
Prairie Metal Art Craft
Queen Anne's Lace
Regal Chocolates, etc.
Rockhome Garden Foods
Ruhter Bison
Sampson N Delilah
Santian Jewelry
Seven Sisters Farm
Shirley's Gifts
Shoes by Kawisara
Sitka Salmon Shares
Sparkles by Stephanie
Sugar by Sarah
The Cousins Dog Biscuit Co
The Darling Apple Crate
The Table Nanny
the wright soapery
Triple S Farms
Usborne Books & More
Wild Botanicals


Stay tuned for a list of the 2016-2017 vendors of the Market IN the Square

(previously Holiday Market and Middle Market). 

number of weeks
Early Bird Deadline
(vendor applied by October 24, 2016)
Regular Deadline
(vendor applied after October 24, 2016)
1 $35 $40
2 $70 $80
3 $105 $120
4 $140 $160
5 $175 $200
6 $210 $240
7 $245 $280
8 $280 $320
9 $315 $360
10 $350 $400
11 $385 $440
12 $420 $480
13 $455 $520
14 $490 $560

Discounts available:

  • UBA Member discount - UBA members will receive a 25% discount per Market they attend. 

Want to become a vendor? Click here!