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First Day of the Outdoor Market!

This Saturday, May 2nd
South end of Lincoln Park

We've got ramps!

Validation cards for discounted parking at the History Museum lot are available at the Market Info Booth.

Schedule of Events for the day:

7:00am - Market opens
7:00am-1:00pm BBQ tickets are on sale at the Market Info Booth
8:00am - 12:00pm - Club Sprouts is open
9:00am - 12:00pm - Live Music with Tell 'em Henry
9:00am - 12:00pm Crafts and a Photo Booth with our guest sponsor Hotel Lincoln
9:30am - James Beard Celebration gathering begins near The Nomad Food Company tent
10:00am - 1:00pm The Edible Gardens is open 
10:30am - Chef Demonstration with Shelley Young of  The Chopping Block
11:30am - Container Gardening Workshop 
1:00pm - Market Closes

Container Planting Workshop 

Have you ever wondered the secret to planting your own beautiful and productive container garden? Join our Edible Garden staff at the market for an informative demonstration starting at 11:30am in the Chef Demo area.  You can even bring your own container and purchase plants from our vendors!

2015 Chef BBQ Benefit
Thursday, July 16th

South end of Lincoln Park

VIP entrance open from 4:30-8:00pm
General admission open from 5:30-8:00pm
$125 General admission/$250 VIP admission

Join us for Green City Market's key fundraising event! Over 100 of Chicago's top restaurants provide tasting portions of local, sustainable heirloom produce and heritage meats sourced from GCM farmers. Multiple Midwest brewers, distilleries and wineries offer tastings of their handcrafted beverages with a focus on locally sourced ingredients. 

Tickets go on sale May 2nd. Purchase tickets here
or stop by the Market Info Booth on any market day.


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Location & hours

May through October
South End of Lincoln Park at the intersection of Clark and Lincoln.
Wednesdays and Saturdays

November through April
Peggy Notebaert Museum
2430 N. Cannon Drive
Scheduled Saturdays, 8am–1pm
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2732 North Clark Street
Suite 301
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 880-1266

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