What's fresh at GCM

Vegetables: arugula, asparagus, carrots, chard, chives, green garlic, herbs, kale, lettuces, microgreens, mixed greens, mushrooms, nettles, potatoes (many varieties), radishes, ramps, spinach, spring onions, watercress
Fruits: Asian pears, apples, frozen blueberries
Meat/Seafood/Protein: charcuterie, chicken, duck, beef, lamb, pork, shrimp, tofu, turkey
All-Season Long: artisan breads & pastries, cider, cow's milk, butter and yogurt, cow and goat's milk cheeses, eggs, fresh pasta, frozen soups, grains/flours, honey, hot sauce, maple syrup, pasta sauce, pickled/fermented vegetables, popcorn, preserves, salsas, vinegars
Ready-to-eat: crepes, donuts, grilled cheese, soup, tacos, tofu salads

All products sold at the Green City Market are grown and raised using sustainable and humane methods. For more information about our vendor certification process click here. 

Seasonal recipes

Asparagus Salad Prepared by Paul Virant of Vie and Perennial Virant at GCM's Chef Demo

Spring Green Pesto Recipe by Chef Sarah Stegner of Prairie Grass Cafe

Upcoming events

  1. May 7 Saturday

    Chef Demo: Paul Virant/ Vie & Perennial Virant

    Green City Market – Lincoln Park

    10:30:00 AM–11:30:00 AM

    Chef Demonstrations

  2. May 11 Wednesday

    Chef Demo: Timothy Cottini of Fork

    Green City Market – Lincoln Park

    10:30:00 AM–11:30:00 AM

    Chef Demonstrations

  3. May 12 Thursday

    Meet the Market: A Happy Hour Supporting the Green City Market!

    Floriole Cafe & Bakery

    6:30:00 AM–8:00:00 PM

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Latest blog posts

  1. Chatting with the Chef: Paul Virant

    Tuesday, May 03, 2016

    Paul Virant is the chef and owner of Vie in Western Springs, Ill. and Perennial Virant in Chicago. Paul spent many days on his family farm in Missouri which helped to shape his passion of local, seasonal food. Specifically, his grandmothers …

  2. Introducing GCM's new vendors!

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016

    While many local farms and food businesses have been attending the Green City Market for years (some have been with us since our start in 1998!) we have added several new faces to the mix for the upcoming season. We are excited to …

  3. Celebrate GCM's dedication to sustainability this Earth Day!

    Thursday, April 21, 2016

    Supporting sustainable agriculture does not have to be difficult, expensive, or boring. Creating relationships with the people who produce your food puts you more in touch with what you are eating, how it is grown, and how it impacts our environment. …

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About the market

Green City Market is Chicago's premier farmers market connecting local farmers with the Chicago Community.

Support the market

We connect local producers and farmers to chefs, restaurateurs, food organizations and the public.

We promote a diverse range of high quality foods.

We support small family farms and promote a healthier society.

Help us continue to be the best farmers market for the Chicago community.


Know your food, know your farmer
Locations & hours
May through October (Outdoors)
Lincoln Park
Wednesdays and Saturdays, 7am–1pm
June through October (Outdoors)
West Loop
Saturdays, 8am–1pm
November through April (Indoors)
Peggy Notebaert Museum
Saturdays, 8am–1pm

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Business office
2613 W. Lawrence Avenue

Chicago, IL 60625

(773) 880-1266

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Proud member of the Farmers Market Coalition