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Urbana’s Market at the Square Begins Instagram Contest on September 1

Urbana’s Market at the Square is excited to launch their first ever Instagram photo contest beginning September 1st and continuing through the end of the month (September 30, 2014).  The winner of the contest will receive a market basket worth over $100, which will be filled with items provided by Market at the Square vendors. The contest winner will be chosen by the Market at the Square Advisory Board and announced via the Market’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts on Saturday, October 4, 2014 at 8 a.m.

“With such a wide variety of local goods available at Urbana’s Market at the Square, it provides a great opportunity to capture beautiful photos and share them with us and the community on Instagram,” commented Market Director Natalie Kenny Marquez. 

To enter the contest, participants must post a photo on Instagram of something at the market and include in their caption #myurbanamarket. This will automatically enter the Instagram user into the contest. 

The Market has been a mainstay of Urbana’s Saturday morning activities for 35 years and is home to nearly 200 vendors selling their own fresh produce, plants and flowers; farm products such as meat, cheeses, eggs, honey, and fresh baked goods. There also is a wide variety of art & crafts for sale and numerous foods truck producing a variety of menu items sure to satisfy any palate. New this year, the Market showcases vendors selling locally produced wine.

For contest terms and conditions please visit For more information on Urbana’s Market at the Square, please contact Natalie Kenny Marquez, Director of Urbana’s Market at the Square, at 217/384-2319, or

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