Galesburg:

Cornucopia

Natural foods store with a great cheese and spice selection.

Landmark Cafe

Delicious Cafe of Seminary St. that’s perfect for an enjoyable dinner with family and friends.

Q’s Cafe

Great lunch spot!  Walt makes his own breads, soups and much more!

Innkeepers

Roast their own beans.  Also a good spot for lunch or coffee dates!

Cooks and Company

Hands down my favorite store in Galesburg.  It’s a great place get kitchen supplies, along with gifts for any occasion!

Calico Cat

Also a great place to get gifts- great candles, cards, and lotions!

Go Outside and Play

Local shoe store that has Vibram Five Fingers!  

En Season

A local resturant that focuses on seasonal and local produce (right up my alley!)  Another great lunch spot!

Galesburg Farmers’ Market: Every Saturday from 8-Noon, May through October: 360 East Simmons Street
Galesburg, IL 61401

 

Monmouth:

Market Alley Wine

My new favorite spot!  They carry many different varieties of wine plus it’s a great atmosphere to sit, have a glass of wine, and relax.

Buchanan Center for the Arts

Support the arts (sorry, shameless plug!)  But they do have a small gift shop that has quite a few cute items!

(Monmouth list is still growing since I just moved here!)

 

Macomb:

The Wine Sellers 

Collection of wines and also mix and match beers.  (I think it’s a growing theme I like wine…)

Spring Lake

Okay, so this isn’t a “shopping” establishment but it’s a great place to go hiking, mountain biking, camping, or just cross country walking.

Nostalgia Decorating Co.

Another place to get great gifts, home decorations, and funky kitchen items you can’t find in big box stores!

Shiloh’s Bar and Bistro

A fine-dining restaurant that has a passion for jazz 

Macomb Famers’ Market: On the Square in downtown Macomb every Thursday and Saturday from 7a.m. until 1p.m. (End of May through October)

Barefoot Gardens

The CSA I belong to.  Opens up shares every year for a harvest from May through December.