McHenry County Conservation District  •  18410 US Highway 14 •  Woodstock, IL 60098  •  815-338-MCCD(6223)

Green Living


Eating Green

By eating locally, you can reduce your carbon footprint, support sustainable growing practices and help out your local farmers.

Local Farmers Markets

Algonquin Farmer's Market
201 N Harrison St, Algonquin
Thursdays, May 26-October 8, 2:00 pm-7:00 pm
Crystal Lake Farmers Market
25 W Crystal Lake Ave, Crystal Lake
Saturdays, June 6-October, 8:00 am-1:00 pm
Harvard Farmers Market
19 N Ayer St, Harvard
Saturdays, May-October, 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Huntley Farmers Market
11704 Coral St, Huntley
Saturdays, June 6-October, 8:00 am-12:00 pm
Marengo Friday Farmers Market
W Washington St at S Ann St, Marengo
Fridays, June 5-October, 12:00 pm-6:00 pm
McHenry Farmers Market
3400 Pearl St, McHenry
Thursdays, May 28-August, 4:00 pm-August
Woodstock Farmer's Market
101 N Johnson St, Woodstock
Tuesdays and Saturdays, May 2-October 31, 8:00 am-1:00 pm

Eating Out

Duke's Alehouse and Kitchen
110 N Main St, Crystal Lake

Rain BarrelsRain Barrel

Rain barrels are a simple, low cost method to collect and recycle water. Rain barrels are simply large containers that capture rainwater at the end of your downspout, which can then be used to water plants, wash your car and reduce polluted runoff.

Where to buy

Land Conservancy of McHenry County
4622 Dean St, Woodstock

The Conservation Foundation
10S404 Knoch Knolls Rd, Naperville

7 Green Products That Really Work
The Green Good Housekeeping Seal

Aveeno Soothing Bath Treatment
Made of 100% pure natural colloidal oatmeal that works as a cleanser, while relieving itchy, irritated skin.
Physicians Formula Organic Wear 100% Natural Origin Tinted Moisturizer
SPF 15 and consists of 100% natural ingredients, 80% of which were produced using organic farming.
Clorox Greenworks Natural Bathroom Cleaner
95% natural plant and mineral bases biodegradable cleaning ingredients.

Nature's Source Cleaners
All Purpose Cleaner

Nature's Source Cleaners
Glass and Surface
Nature's Source Cleaners
Natural Bathroom Cleaners
Nature's Source Cleaners
Laundry Stain Removers

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