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Spurgeon Veggies

Spurgeon Veggies Spurgeon Veggies offers hundreds of varieties of produce, grown in East Galesburg. We're all about local! Spurgeon Veggies is a family-owned operation in East Galesburg, Illinois.

We produce a wide variety of vegetables and brown eggs, nearly year-round. You can receive fresh from the farm produce every Saturday at the Galesburg Farmer's Market from May through October, or by appointment in East Galesburg.

Operating as usual

03/12/2022

We have closed the chapter on Spurgeon Veggies and I’m excited to announce the next chapter!
Spurgeon Gardens will incorporate a multitude of vegetables, flowers and herbs, bringing together beauty, functionality and best of all great homegrown taste.
Please join me on Facebook at Spurgeon Gardens. I look forward to seeing you all there soon.

Started hardening the onions so they will be ready to plant soon.  Hardening is a process of gradually getting plants us...
02/28/2022

Started hardening the onions so they will be ready to plant soon. Hardening is a process of gradually getting plants used to the outside temperatures. It takes about a week until they can stay outside all day. Spring is around the corner. I can’t wait!

02/21/2022
Onions got a haircut today!
02/16/2022

Onions got a haircut today!

The concoctions I’ve been making in my kitchen I found in this book, ‘The Regenerative Grower’s Guide to Garden Amendmen...
02/06/2022

The concoctions I’ve been making in my kitchen I found in this book, ‘The Regenerative Grower’s Guide to Garden Amendments’, by Nigel Palmer. This book teaches how to make your soil living and thriving. This is the one reference book I don’t want to be without!

02/04/2022

Along with planting lots of plants in my basement, I’ve been making concoctions in my kitchen for the garden. This is a quart of eggshells with apple cider vinegar poured over it. The acv leeches out the calcium from the eggshells It looks like it’s boiling. It’s not. This liquid is a concentrate that I use diluted on tomatoes, peppers, eggplant…anything that is prone to blossom end rot. The calcium takes care of that..organically and safely

Because I just love ❤️ to grow things ….I grew some cat grass, which is a mixture of wheat, oats, barley and rye.  My ca...
01/31/2022

Because I just love ❤️ to grow things ….I grew some cat grass, which is a mixture of wheat, oats, barley and rye. My cats are loving it💕

Worked in the tunnel today.   It was so dry I watered the row with snow for a slow watering.   this is preparation for e...
01/26/2022

Worked in the tunnel today. It was so dry I watered the row with snow for a slow watering. this is preparation for early spring planting

Broccoli and cauliflower are up!
01/26/2022

Broccoli and cauliflower are up!

Photos from Eloise Spurgeon's post
01/20/2022

Photos from Eloise Spurgeon's post

This winter I found this great idea on Facebook and made one.  I call it my eagle’s nest composter.  It’s made of small ...
01/12/2022

This winter I found this great idea on Facebook and made one. I call it my eagle’s nest composter. It’s made of small locust trees driven into the ground and grape vines woven around the outside.

And with that…Dusty’s out. I’m on to new things. It’s been a ride, ya’ll. I’ll miss you.
11/01/2021

And with that…Dusty’s out. I’m on to new things. It’s been a ride, ya’ll. I’ll miss you.

10/20/2021

Shop is open this week Tuesday to Friday 10-6! (Closing at 4pm on Friday). Come by for pumpkins, gourds, bulk storage potatoes, winter squash to store for the winter, tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, and much more!

Open today at the Galesburg Farmers Market 8-12 and the Davenport Freight House Market 8-1. It’s a beautiful morning for...
10/16/2021

Open today at the Galesburg Farmers Market 8-12 and the Davenport Freight House Market 8-1. It’s a beautiful morning for a market!

10/13/2021

Hey everyone! We’ve got some flooding issues in the shop today, so we will be closed until tomorrow. Sorry for any inconvenience! (Come get pumpkins tomorrow though, we have tons!)

Open at the shop this week Tuesday through Friday 10-6 with a big assortment of carving pumpkins and gourds, along with ...
10/12/2021

Open at the shop this week Tuesday through Friday 10-6 with a big assortment of carving pumpkins and gourds, along with lots of peppers, tomatoes, winter squashes, potatoes, eggplants, and more. Come out for a fun fall visit!

Open today at the Galesburg Farmers Market 8-12 and the Davenport Freight House Market 8-1! We have, like, tons of veggi...
10/09/2021

Open today at the Galesburg Farmers Market 8-12 and the Davenport Freight House Market 8-1! We have, like, tons of veggies

Open TODAY at the Galesburg Farmers Market from 8-12 and the Davenport Freight House Market 8-1! Squash, tomatoes, potat...
10/02/2021

Open TODAY at the Galesburg Farmers Market from 8-12 and the Davenport Freight House Market 8-1! Squash, tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, eggplant, greens, and SO MUCH MORE!

Come see us at the markets tomorrow! Pick up gorgeous peppers (like the banana peppers pictured), big tomatoes, ground c...
10/02/2021

Come see us at the markets tomorrow! Pick up gorgeous peppers (like the banana peppers pictured), big tomatoes, ground cherries, eggplants of all sorts, TONS of squashes, potatoes, and so much more!

Open in Galesburg 8-12 and Davenport 8-1.

Pumpkins and gourds now at the shop! Open this week Tuesday to Friday 10-6!
09/29/2021

Pumpkins and gourds now at the shop! Open this week Tuesday to Friday 10-6!

Open today at the Galesburg Farmers Market 8-12 and the Davenport Freight House Market 8-1! Veggies everywhere!!
09/25/2021

Open today at the Galesburg Farmers Market 8-12 and the Davenport Freight House Market 8-1! Veggies everywhere!!

Gorgeous fall CSA shares going out tomorrow!
09/23/2021

Gorgeous fall CSA shares going out tomorrow!

Squash, squash, squash! We’ve got a bumper crop of them this year, and they’re gorgeous! Check out the shop for giant bu...
09/22/2021

Squash, squash, squash! We’ve got a bumper crop of them this year, and they’re gorgeous! Check out the shop for giant butternut squash, acorn, spaghetti, and carnival squash, pie pumpkins, and more.

pensive eggplants
09/21/2021

pensive eggplants

Open at the markets today with gorgeous produce! It won’t be around much longer — get it while you can! Galesburg Farmer...
09/18/2021

Open at the markets today with gorgeous produce! It won’t be around much longer — get it while you can!

Galesburg Farmers Market: 8-12

Davenport Freight House Market: 8-1

Fun with bugs today
09/17/2021

Fun with bugs today

Wagons full of peppers today! Get em at the shop or at the markets this Saturday :)
09/17/2021

Wagons full of peppers today! Get em at the shop or at the markets this Saturday :)

Fall is here!! Stop by the shop for a beautiful variety of squashes and small pumpkins, along with lots and lots of toma...
09/15/2021

Fall is here!! Stop by the shop for a beautiful variety of squashes and small pumpkins, along with lots and lots of tomatoes, potatoes, onions, green beans, peppers, eggplant, and a lot more! We’re open Tuesday to Friday 10-6 this week!

Open today at the Galesburg Farmers Market 8-12 and the Davenport Freight House Market 8-1! We’ve got huge selections of...
09/04/2021

Open today at the Galesburg Farmers Market 8-12 and the Davenport Freight House Market 8-1! We’ve got huge selections of tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, eggplant, green beans, cherry tomatoes, ground cherries, squashes, and so much more!

09/01/2021

Shop is closed this afternoon due to a family emergency. Sorry for the inconvenience!

Open this week:Rio Farm Stand, 279 Knox Rd 2550 N, Rio IL 61472 Tuesday - Friday 10-6Galesburg Farmers Market Saturday 8...
08/31/2021

Open this week:

Rio Farm Stand, 279 Knox Rd 2550 N, Rio IL 61472 Tuesday - Friday 10-6

Galesburg Farmers Market Saturday 8-12

Davenport Freight House Market Saturday 8-1

We’ve got:

Tomatoes! Available by the pound, half bushel, or bushel
Bell peppers in all colors
Sweet peppers
Banana peppers
Poblano, Anaheim, jalapeño, habanero, and a variety of other hot peppers
Cherry tomatoes
Nine varieties of potato
Winter squashes, including acorn, butternut, spaghetti, delicata, pie pumpkins, and more
Tomatillos
Ground cherries
Five varieties of eggplant
Kale
Onions
Garlic
Summer squash
Leeks
Cabbage
And more!

08/31/2021

Address

126 Arizona Avenue
East Galesburg, IL
61430

General information

Our CSA offers several different share types spring through fall, with drop spots in Galesburg, Monmouth, and East Galesburg. You can become a member (or just get more info) on our website, spurgeonveggies.com.

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We are family-owned farms in Rio and East Galesburg, Illinois. Check out our new roadside stand in Rio opening this spring - we sell veggies ONLY produced on our farms! You can also visit us at the Galesburg Farmers' Market downtown every Saturday from 8-12, May through October. CSA membership is open now for the 2020 season: http://spurgeonveggies.com

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I watch a lot of youtube during the winter. Several caught my eye on winter sowing. The advantages are intriguing. They will germinate when they’re naturally ready and they are already hardened to the weather when ready to transplant. Another advantage is that you don’t need plant lights or a special room. It‘s all done outside in the winter. Any plant that has winter hardy seeds can be grown with this method in any plastic container. I used milk and vinegar jugs. I had to try it. I’ll let you know how it goes. So far I have a good variety of herbs, vegetables and flowers all labeled and ready to go!
Winter wonderland pictures on my walk down by our creek. The snow makes it magical. Mouse tracks and tunnels abound.
The new year has officially begun. I couldn’t wait! I planted some onions and this year Shallots! It felt so good to play in the dirt again. Stay tuned. There’s lots going on here. I’ve only just begun
The year has begun!! I could’t wait. I planted Walla Walla, Candy, Sweet Spanish, Alyssa Craig onions and this year Shallots! More to come in the next few days. It felt so good to play in the dirt
I stopped and got sweet corn tonight. It was AMAZING!!! Definately be back.
Do you still have pumpkins and what are your current hours, please?
Will you have tomatoes at the farmers market tomorrow?
We had a great time picking out pumpkins today! Wow, what a selection! We walked away paying $19.19 with all these pumpkins and great memories 🎃
Isaac loves corn on the cob! We are going to grow q garden baby!!!
BOOM 2 bushels done "almost" thank you for growing all the corn and vegetables
Veggies and a show!!!! He is awesome!!!!
Hi Dusty! Do you know what kind of squash this is?