Blog

 
    1. Introducing: Lisa Kalabokis, Chef Educator & Head Chef of Abby's Crepes

      Friday, June 23, 2017

      This past May, Lisa joined Green City Market as our Chef Educator. GCM wanted a Chef Educator to further our mission of sharing good, local food with our communities. Lisa identifies with our mission, "What better way to do that than with our children?" …

    2. ABC7 Does GCM West Loop Market!

      Wednesday, June 14, 2017

      Melissa shared information about our upcoming outdoor season at the West Loop and our Chef BBQ on July 20th with ABC7. View our Executive Director's first talk-back news segment with ABC7 here!

    3. Crain's Chicago Business includes our Chef BBQ as '10 Things to Do' in Chicago list!

      Tuesday, June 13, 2017

      Although the Chef BBQ is not this weekend, we received a special mention from Crain's Business Chicago to attend our 17th Annual Chef BBQ Banquet on July 20th! View the article here. Interested in attending? View more info and buy your tickets …

    4. Chicago Tribune Announces our 17th Annual Chef BBQ

      Thursday, June 1, 2017

      We made it to the front page of the Chicago Tribune's Food & Dining Section! They announced our 17th Annual Chef BBQ. View the feature here.WIll you be joining us on July 20th? Click here to buy your tickets!

    5. Chicago Tribune Announces Chicago Farmers Markets

      Tuesday, May 16, 2017

      Image courtesy of Abel Uribe/Chicago TribuneCheck out this great feature of Chicago and Chicagoland Suburb farmers markets. Click here to view >>

    6. Press Release: West Loop Market Vendors and Chef Demos

      Monday, May 15, 2017

      Join us on Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 from 8am-1pm for our Opening Day. Check out the following Press Release from Ripson Communications for more information on our Vendors and Chef Demos. Click here to read the press release >>

    7. Press Release: Park at Wrigley Vendors and Chef Demos

      Monday, May 15, 2017

      Announcing the opening of our fourth market at the Park at Wrigley! Join us on Thursday, June 15th, 2017 from 4-8pm for our Opening Day. Check out the following Press Release from Ripson Communications for more information on our Vendors and Chef Demos. Click …

    8. A Day by Day Guide to Farmers Markets in Chicago

      Monday, May 8, 2017

      The arrival of warmer weather means it’s time to get out your canvas tote bags and sun hats and head to the nearest farmers market for all of your fruit, veggie, herb, and local treat needs. Here is a day-by-day guide to the city’s farmers …

    9. Green City Market Lincoln Park Opens!

      Friday, May 5, 2017

      https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20170505/lincoln-park/green-city-market-opens-outdoors

    10. Press Release: Green City Market Selects Ripson Communications as First Public Relations Agency of Record

      Thursday, April 20, 2017

      CHICAGO – April 20, 2017 -- Green City Market, Chicago's premier not-for-profit farmers market connecting local farmers with the Chicago community, announced their selection of Chicago based Ripson Communications as their public relations and marketing …

    11. Green City Market's New Vendors for 2017

      Tuesday, April 11, 2017

      Alden Hills Organic Farms Alden Hills Organic Farms is a family farm located in Walworth, WI. Started in 2009 by Gary Powers as a way to provide quality beef for his own family, the farm is committed to and seeks to provide only the …

    12. Green City Market to Open at the Park at Wrigley

      Thursday, March 30, 2017

      Green City Market is excited to partner with the Park at Wrigley to bring the first farmers market to Wrigleyville starting June 15, 2017.Green City Market will open its fourth farmers market, at the Park at Wrigley, at 3637 N. Clark Street on Thursday, …

    13. Chatting with a Vendor: Brad Newman

      Wednesday, March 1, 2017

      Cookies & Carnitas got their start as a vendor at the Green City Market in Lincoln Park. Co-owners Brad Newman and Mikey Toarmina are known at the market for serving up incredible food created with a hands-on, old-school …

    14. Chatting with a Vendor: Brian Elias

      Wednesday, February 8, 2017

      In the winter months, the ever-cheerful Brian Elias can be found selling sweet winter spinach and some of the biggest carrots we've seen at Green City Market, alongside Tomato Mountain's range of popular salsas, preserves, and other jarred products such …

    15. Chatting with a Vendor: Brian Severson

      Wednesday, January 18, 2017

      Brian and Karen Severson are small family farmers growing organic and non-GMO grains, including sweet corn, oats, wheat, popcorn, peas, soybeans and buckwheat. They also process them into various flours, rolled oats, and meals available …

    16. Elevate Your Winter Salads by Shopping Locally

      Tuesday, January 10, 2017

      By Massimo BoscoShopping locally has been important to me since I was a child. Our Italian family foraged for mushrooms, canned tomatoes from our home garden, and made our own pickles. We also shopped locally, which I still do today. It’s important …

    17. Chatting with a Vendor: Raya Carr

      Sunday, January 1, 2017

      Raya Carr of Mint Creek Farm shares her favorites and tips for shopping the market. At Mint Creek Farm, the Carr family & their team strive for maximum species diversity in both animals and pasture plants. What is your favorite crop/product …

    18. Chatting with a Vendor: Jerry Boone

      Monday, December 19, 2016

      Jerry Boone of Froggy Meadow Farm shares his favorites and tips for shopping the market. As a young man, Jerry left the small farm he grew up on and ran off to the sea. After 25 years as a ship captain, it seemed a natural choice to return …

    19. 10 Reasons to Give to Green City Market

      Wednesday, December 14, 2016

      1. Teach the Next Generation of Healthy EatersVisiting the farmers market with your family is a great educational opportunity! At Club Sprouts and our Edible Gardens kids are encouraged to try new, locally grown foods and get their hands dirty. When …

    20. Chatting with a Vendor: René Gelder

      Monday, December 12, 2016

      René Gelder of Ellis Family Farms shares her favorites and tips for shopping the market. René and Bruce Gelder are responsible for the family’s 56-acre farm, but the whole family helps with selecting fruit varieties, …

    21. Green City Market Local Gift Guide

      Tuesday, December 6, 2016

      Give the gift of good food and handmade products and support our local food system at the same time by shopping for all your holiday needs at Green City Market. Shopping local markets for the holidays is about so much more than just a purchase, …

    22. Green City Market Wins Time Out Love Chicago Awards

      Thursday, December 1, 2016

      Thanks, Chicago! We are honored to accept the Time Out Love Chicago Award 2016 for best Shop in Lincoln Park. We are grateful to be a part of such a supportive community showing their love for local farmers and businesses. We love you all too! …

    23. Taking Time to be Grateful

      Tuesday, November 8, 2016

      As a child I don't remember Thanksgiving being a holiday to get breathless over. It was, more or less, a pit stop between Halloween and Chrismakkuh - the real holidays to get excited about. It seems that over the years, as America has re-learned to appreciate …

    24. Chatting with the Chefs: Lorin Adolph & Ben Lustbader & Sarah Rinkavage

      Tuesday, October 18, 2016

      A lifelong Chicagoan, Chef Lorin Adolph has been a Private Chef for the same family for the past 26 years. Learn how to take seasonal Green City Market ingredients and transforms them into an outstanding home cooked meal with Chef Adolph on Wednesday, …

    25. Bonus Link Matching!

      Friday, October 14, 2016

      Green City Market is excited to announce that from October 15th - November 12th we are increasing our Link matching dollars. Thanks to a generous grant from Sweetgreen we are able to raise our matching dollars from $15 up to $25 for customers …

    Older »

Subscribe to blog


Know your food, know your farmer
Locations & hours
May through October (Outdoors)
Lincoln Park
N. Clark St & N. Lincoln Ave
Wednesdays and Saturdays, 7am–1pm
June through October (Outdoors)
The Park at Wrigley
3637 N. Clark, adjacent to Wrigley Field
Thursdays, 4pm–8pm
June through October (Outdoors)
West Loop, Mary Bartelme Park
115 S. Sangamon St
Saturdays, 8am–1pm
November through April (Indoors)
Peggy Notebaert Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Saturdays, 8am–1pm

Full schedule »

Business office
2613 W. Lawrence Avenue

Chicago, IL 60625

(773) 880-1266

Contact us »

Follow us on Instagram

GreenCityMarket

Proud member of the Farmers Market Coalition

Donate