Waukegan Free Farmer’s Market
- Hunger Relief
- Nutrition/Food Education
- Fresh Food Access
To provide families located in a food desert with fresh produce and shelf stable items as well as nutrition and diet information.
We, Trinity AME Church, partner with the Northern Illinois Food Bank who supply food, Waukegan Housing
Authority who provide pickup of food and a housing site, and volunteers to unload food and redistribute
overages at the end of the market day. Trinity provides leadership, volunteers, set up, and distribution of
We are looking to explore collaboration with other area churches.
We have a core group of volunteers from the church, Eddie Washington Center, Waukegan Housing Authority, and community volunteers. We welcome any others wishing to devote time to our market. Interested parties can contact Joyce Epperson or Barbara Gordon, co-project leader at 847.872.2616.
Contact information:Joyce Epperson, Project Manager
561 S. Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL, 60085