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    1. The Turkey Trials: Learn more about your holiday bird

      Monday, October 15, 2018

      Stay ahead of the curve on your Thanksgiving dinner prep at our markets this week by pre-ordering your turkey from Green City Market farmers and ranchers. All meat and poultry farms at our markets are certified sustainable by USDA Organic, Animal …

    2. Listen to Exec Director, Melissa Flynn on WGN Radio's Patty Vasquez Show with Andrea Darlas!

      Friday, October 12, 2018

      Did you catch our Executive Director, Melissa Flynn onWGN Radio's Patty Vasquez Show with Andrea Darlaslate last night? Good news! You can listen here and learn more about our exciting new app and upcoming fall fundraiserA (Mostly) Veggie Affair. Listen …

    3. Grains of Knowledge with Brian Severson Farms

      Tuesday, October 9, 2018

      Guest Blog Post by Shulamis Rouzaud, staff member of Brian Severson Farms:Brian Severson is a 5th generation farmer farming in Dwight, Illinois, which is about 80 miles south of Chicago. He works the farm with his wife, Karen, and his oldest son, Luke. …

    4. Edible Education Update: Starting the Garden at Manierre School

      Tuesday, September 25, 2018

      Last week, we had the pleasure of planting a garden at Manierre Elementary. Students were given a number of plant options to choose from. We then took a vote and planted the top six plants, as chosen by the 7th grade class. This exercise proved to empower …

    5. Green City Market app featured on NBC 5 Chicago's Tech Trends

      Monday, September 24, 2018

      Have you heard about our biggest news in tech: the Green City Market app? Our Executive Director, Melissa Flynn, chatted with NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski about the new app. Now, you can browse what's in season and order ahead with the convenience …

    6. Volunteer Spotlight: Toria Emas

      Friday, September 14, 2018

      Since 2016, Toria Emas volunteers her time at Green City Market Lincoln Park every Wednesday morning. You can find Toria at our Info Booth helping shoppers navigate the market, distributing tokens to our Link customers, and greeting Chicago’s culinary …

    7. The Impact of Club Sprouts as told by our Volunteer, Judy Myers

      Tuesday, August 21, 2018

      A Club Sprouts member told me a touching story at market the other day. He is almost two years old and has become a regular visitor to the Wednesday morning Club Sprouts table. With his mother’s help, he has learned the names of the volunteers, …

    8. GCM Lincoln Park Hours & Vendor Update for Air and Water Show on August 18th, 2018

      Wednesday, August 15, 2018

      Due to the Chicago Air and Water Show, we will be shutting Green City Market Lincoln Park early in preparation for the event on Saturday, August 18th. Our hours of operation will be 7am-11am. Please note: we will have a shorter list of vendors on this …

    9. Vendor Spotlight: Joe's Blueberries

      Tuesday, August 14, 2018

      Blueberry season is upon us! Even though the season is fleeting (just 3 weeks left for fresh blueberries), blueberry season never ends at Green City Market thanks to Joe's Blues. Joe's Blueberries is a family farm …

    10. Vendor Spotlight: Petals Farm

      Monday, August 6, 2018

      Petals Farm is a family operated farm specializing in growing the best, unique floral varieties, from fragrant spring peonies to harvest wreaths and bouquets in the fall. Their selection is consistently changing throughout the growing season.The farm is …

    11. 2018 National Farmers Market Week at Green City Market

      Friday, August 3, 2018

      Farmers markets, like Green City Market, are more than marketplaces. They are platforms for local farmers to showcase their seasonal bounty and a communal space to interact with community members supporting a sustainable food movement. According …

    12. Rick Bayless invites you to the 18th Annual Chef BBQ

      Monday, July 16, 2018

      This Thursday, July 19th, Green City Market is hosting their 18th Annual Chef BBQ, featuring 100+ top Chicago restaurants, breweries, distilleries, wineries and more! All ticket proceeds benefit their farmers markets, edible education and food accessp …

    13. The official 2018 Chef BBQ lineup is here!

      Friday, May 18, 2018

      We have 120+ restaurants, breweries, wineries and distilleries participating in our 18th Annual Chef BBQ! Do you see one of your favorite places on here? Meaning to try that one restaurant? This is your chance!A ticket to our largest fundraiser …

    14. The Farm is Coming To The City! Green City Markets Opening Days Announced!

      Monday, March 26, 2018

      Fresh Produce Will Be Available at Green City Markets Outdoor markets, Chicago’s source for fresh, local fruits, veggies and prepared foods.CHICAGO (March 26, 2018) – Green City Market’s outdoor (GCM) opening dates are fast approaching! …

    15. Urban Farmer Round-up

      Tuesday, March 13, 2018

      Re-cap of the Midwest Urban Farmers Summit by Adam Peterson, GCM Program CoordinatorThis weekend, I had the privilege of attending the Midwest Urban Farmers Summit at The Plant in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. Attendees traveled from Minnesota, …

    16. Meet the Women of Green City Market

      Thursday, March 8, 2018

      For International Women's Day, we are inspired by the women in our community, including our vendors, producers, farmers and Junior Board members. What's it like to be a female farmer?It is very rewarding being a female farmer! Farming in today's …

    17. Come to the Table Dinner: Heal Wrap Up

      Wednesday, February 28, 2018

      Last night's dinner at NoMi Kitchen was insightful! When we think about healing, do we think about our bodies? Our families? Our land? Our food? Our community? How about all of those things and more? That's what Come to the Table Dinner: Heal was …

    18. Food for Thought: You're Invited to My Dinner Table

      Thursday, February 22, 2018

      Welcome! You’re invited to my dinner table.At this dinner, you’re invited to bring yourself, your hunger and your thoughts. I ask you to open your mind and your palate. You see, at my dinner table, I’ll share with you the foods that …

    19. Interview with Abby Schilling of Mick Klug Farms by Lisa Kalabokis

      Thursday, February 8, 2018

      What is Mick Klug Farm's history with Green City Market?My dad, Mick Klug, started attending the market when it was first started by Abby Mandel in an alley! It was a very slow start, but the market became more popular when it moved to the park. Since …

    20. A Day at Club Sprouts

      Thursday, February 1, 2018

      Club Sprouts is all about kids! As a volunteer for the Green City Market Club Sprouts program over the past 3 years, the highlight of my day is welcoming the children that come to the market and offer a tasting of what’s farm fresh that day. …

    21. Come to the Table Dinner: CHANGE Wrap Up

      Thursday, January 25, 2018

      We hosted our first Come to the Table Dinner Series event of the year this past Tuesday at Cruz Blanca.  It was just what I needed on a cold and hectic January night. The theme of the evening was “change”, specifically what could each …

    22. Food Waste Op-ed & Update with Executive Director Melissa Flynn

      Thursday, January 18, 2018

      Ever have that moment when you realize you’re part of the problem?  That realization hit me on our way to Thanksgiving dinner.  A stat had just popped up on my phone, “On average between Thanksgiving and New Years, America as a …

    23. Edible Education update with Chef Educator Lisa Kalabokis

      Wednesday, January 10, 2018

      Over the course of the last three months, I had the privilege of working with some extraordinary students at Manierre Elementary School and DePaul College Prep.We introduced to them a passion for food and nutritious eating, while providing an opportunity …

    24. 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

      Wednesday, December 13, 2017

      ‘Tis the season to spread the love of local food for the holidays! Green City Market is the perfect place to shop for gifts for your loved ones. Buying gifts from our market supports the Green City Market community in multiple ways, shoppers can …

    25. Press Release: Winter Is On Its Way, But Fresh, Sustainable Produce Is Still Available Thanks To Green City Market's Indoor Market

      Monday, November 13, 2017

      Beginning November 4, neighbors will find fresh, locally-sourced fruits, veggies and prepared foods as Green City Market moves indoorsCHICAGO (November 13, 2017) – As Indian summer days turn blustery, Green City Market (GCM) moves indoors for the …

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