Farmers Market receives MCCF Art Guild grant

Mount Carroll Community Foundation's Main Street Art Guild awarded a $1,000 grant to the Mount Carroll Farmers Market, a Chamber of Commerce event, to help promote its expansion in downtown Mount Carroll. Accepting the award are, from left, Pam Sorg, Chamber of Commerce President, and Karen Ehlers, the new Farmers Market manager.  Foundation advisory board members, from left, Heather Houzenga, Lisa Lewis and Mike Mike Risko made the presentation. In addition to offering fresh produce, baked goods and crafts to area residents from 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday, the market has become a community gathering place and forum for local artists and musicians to present their talents.