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Green City Market, a 501(c)(3) organization, is the only Chicago farmers' market to provide free resources and educational opportunities about local sustainable issues to shoppers, sprouts, and farmers. It's the only way to achieve a sustainable future. Our mission is to make quality, healthy, delicious food available for home cooks, restaurants, schools, and healthcare facilities.

  • Compost and Recycling Program

    At the MarketThe green “Compost Center” tent, located in the center of the outdoor market, is Green City Market’s centralized waste …

  • Green City Market Cost Comparison

    Green City Market and the University of Chicago's Booth School of Management teamed up to create a comparative cost study of market products. The study …

  • Knowledge CSA

    Every week, the Green City Market Newsletter features a collection of educational tidbits called the "Knowledge CSA". The CSA stands for "Community Shared …

  • The Edible Gardens

    The Edible Gardens are one of Green City Market’s primary educational outreach programs and consist of over 5000 square feet of beautiful, organically …

  • Club Sprouts

    Green City Market encourages young people to try new, locally grown sustainable foods at Club Sprouts.  Each market, children are given the opportunity …

  • Heirloom and Heritage Preservation Project

    The Heritage and Heirloom Preservation Project promotes heirloom and heritage products through signage at farmer stands and incorporation into all GCM …

  • Field Trips

    Visit Green City Market with your group!Field trips with Green City Market are relevant for school groups, summer camps, and more.  Not just for …

  • Chef Demonstrations

    A Green City Market favorite:  supporting chefs from the finest restaurants in the city demonstrate how to prepare meals using locally produced, …

  • Savor the Seasons Tasting Series

    Savor the Seasons is an opportunity for market customers to taste multiple varieties of the same fruit or vegetable in a side by side tasting event. Expand …

  • Farmer Scholarship Program

    Each year Green City Market offers 10 scholarships, up to $500 each, to Green City Market farmers who wish to pursue continuing education in sustainable …

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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. Cannon Drive
Scheduled 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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