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Double Market Bucks Program Now Starting 3rd Year

The Bloomington Parks Foundation is happy to announce that the Double Market Bucks Program of the Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market is now beginning it’s 3rd year! Members of our community who receive food assistance funds, also known as SNAP money, will continue to get a ...

Double Market Bucks Grant Approved

The Double Market Bucks Program at the Community Farmers’ Market will again be funded for a second year in 2014 thanks to a $30,000 grant from a private foundation! This valuable program allows SNAP customers to use their SNAP dollars and receive a match from ...

Improvements Made to Frank Southern Ice Center

The Parks Foundation is thrilled to announce the funding of a completely new roof to cover the Frank Southern Ice Center! As one would guess, insulation is key to maintaining an ice arena so the new roof will go a long way in improving the ...

Limestone Sculpture Donated

A beautiful limestone sculpture was recently donated to the Parks Foundation. This lovely piece has now become public art for all to enjoy and can be seen in it’s new home at the Tapp Road roundabout between Rockport Road and Hwy 37. A landscape plan ...

Ferguson Dog Park Opens!

The ribbon was recently cut at the Ferguson Dog Park, 4300 N. Stone Mill Rd on the city’s northside. The park has been home to the city’s tree nursery since 2003. The addition of a new entrance, parking area, and fenced enclosure added a dog ...

Friends of Farmers’ Market Fund Launched

The City of Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market, recently listed in USA Today as one of the top destination Markets in the country, has been a Bloomington tradition since 1975. It has grown with the community while staying true to its roots as a grower-only market. ...

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