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Green Acres Farm

Bio

Green Acres, owned by Beth and Brent Eccles, has a unique history. Beth’s grandfather, a Japanese immigrant, moved to Indiana in the late 1930s and began a small truck farm, selling Asian vegetables to restaurants and stores in Chicago’s Chinatown. His son, Ben, took over the farming operation in 1969 and continued his father’s wholesale business for the next 35 years. Beth and her husband, Brent, began farming in 1996. Meeting Abby Mandel at the Best of the Midwest Market inspired the couple to bring their sustainably raised food to farmer's markets in Chicago. Expanding on the Asian vegetable niche, they also grow more than 500 varieties of heirloom vegetables, fruits, and specialty greens. With two daughters, Beth and Brent are proud to continue the family tradition of farming.


Certifications

  • Certified Naturally Grown

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Green Acres Farm

Contact

Beth & Brent Eccles
574 896-3830
0180 W. 400 S
North Judson, IN 46366
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Fruits & vegetables

vegetables, fruits, herbs

Participation

  • All year (outdoor and indoor markets)
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays

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Call our office at 773-880-1266 or contact us via e-mail with any questions.

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Location & hours

May through October
South End of Lincoln Park at the intersection of Clark and Lincoln.
Wednesdays and Saturdays
7am–1pm

November through April
Peggy Notebaert Museum
2430 N. Clark St.
Saturdays, 8am–1pm

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Business office:
2732 North Clark Street
Suite 301
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 880-1266

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