Mission Statement


The Land of Goshen Community Market is an organization founded to pursue the following goals:

  • To enhance the quality of life in the Edwardsville area by providing a community activity which fosters social gathering and interaction.
  • To restore a sense of spirit and enthusiasm for Downtown and the downtown merchants.
  • To preserve Edwardsville’s unique agricultural heritage and the historical role which farmers have played in it.
  • To give local growers and producers of agricultural commodities, local artisans and craftsmen alternative marketing opportunities.
  • To promote the sale of locally grown farm products.
  • To promote the sale of local art.
  • To provide an educational forum for consumers to learn the uses and benefits of quality, locally grown and prepared foods and products.
  • To provide an educational forum for consumers to learn about the history and heritage of the area as well as the present.
  • To provide educational opportunities for producers to test and refine their products and marketing skills.

We want to thank all of our dear online shop customers! You made this pandemic feel just a little friendlier! As of August 26, we will no longer be offering the online shop, but look for us back online this Winter!