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Lick Creek Beef
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Owner: Joshua Buchheit The goal at J Buchheit Farm is to produce a high quality beef in a sustainable environment. Their cattle is grass fed, grazing on pastures free of chemical fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides. In addition the beeves are never given antibiotics, hormones, or growth stimulants.  Lick Creek Beef can be found in many places around Carbondale!   For more information visit the Lick Creek Beef...

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SLAMMIN’ SALMON
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Matt Thompson, 19 (L) and Scott Albert, 25 (R) offer insight into the different types of salmon they sell to one of their customers. Thompson is a junior at SIUC majoring in forestry. He goes on fishing trips to Alaska with his fishing company Wild Alaskan Salmon. “Sometimes I’m gone for 2 or 3 months at a time, but it’s great working out there...

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Maxine Leydon’s Painting
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Maxine Leydon, 76, sets up her art work stand at the west Murdale Farmer’s Market in Carbondale, IL. She takes painting courses at John A. Logan College. “I always used to paint, but never thought I could sell any of them,” said Leydon. “My style is sort of like interpretations of other famous paintings that I put my own flavor on,” said Leydon. She...

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Live Music to Liven up the Market
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Stefan Santiago, 21 (left, fiddle player), Max Murphy, 26 (right, guitar), Ryan Martini, 24 (back right, bass), and Matt Decker, 25 (sitting, guitar) frequently lead the Murdale Farmer’s Market entertainment line up. Much of what they play is improvised on the spot. “Me and Max always try to sing over each other and change the words while we’re playing, the trick is to not...

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K’Noodles
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Kelley Hessian, owner and pasta maker for K’Noodles, pulls and separates her strands of tomato basil fettuccine as they come out of the pasta maker. Along with many other types of noodles, they have a vast array to sell at the West Side Farmers market every Saturday. “When it comes to pasta making, you have to keep yourself focused on the machine and your...

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