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    1. Celebrate Chef BBQ @ Home in style with wine pairings from Vin Chicago

      Friday, July 3, 2020

      Ever wonder what some of Chicago's top chefs' home kitchens look like? What equipment do they use? What does their pantry look like? As part of GCM's Chef BBQ @ Home virtual event experience, now you can get the answers you've always longed …

    2. Get 'em while they last: Chef BBQ @ Home cook-a-long tickets on sale now

      Thursday, July 2, 2020

      We're bringin' Chef BBQ to you! 🔥 While we can't all be in the park together this summer, we didn't want to miss out on connecting with our community of supporters and restaurant partners this year. Green City Market's Chef BBQ 2020 will take …

    3. "Eat Local, Act Global": Murassa Qazi of Gai Ghee Butter

      Monday, June 29, 2020

      As the first year-round sustainable farmers market in Chicago, Green City Market is proud to create a robust marketplace for local growers, producers, and vendors. We’re happy to welcome two new GCM Lincoln Park vendors as we enter our twenty-first …

    4. Block Club: Green City Market Returns to West Loop this Weekend

      Friday, June 19, 2020

      Written by Mauricio Peña of Block Club ChicagoWEST LOOP — After delays amid coronavirus pandemic, Green City Market is set to return this this weekend to the West Loop.The popular outdoor farmers market will be open from …

    5. Green City Market to re-open in Mary Bartelme Park on Saturday, June 20

      Wednesday, June 17, 2020

      Green City Market West Loop will re-open on Saturday, June 20 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Mary Bartelme Park, 115 S. Sangamon St, Chicago, Illinois 60607. View upcoming GCM West Loop markets here. While we are incredibly excited …

    6. WGN: Sprouting sign of summer, normalcy as Green City Market reopens

      Monday, June 15, 2020

      By Sean Lewis of WGN-TVRead the full story at wgntv.com/news.

    7. WTTW: Farmers Markets Reopening, With Changes. Pick Up Fresh Fruits and Veggies, Then Skedaddle

      Friday, June 12, 2020

      Written by Patty Wetli of WTTW"Now that they’ve been given the go-ahead from public health officials, dozens of Chicago farmers markets are set to open in the next week or two.The message from various market organizers: The experience is going …

    8. Green City Market to re-open in Lincoln Park on Saturday, June 13

      Tuesday, June 9, 2020

      We've got exciting news! Green City Market will re-open on Saturday, June 13 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Lincoln Park! GCM Lincoln Park will be open on Saturdays only for the remainder of June. We will provide an update about our …

    9. GCM Delivered + Pick Up postponed until Saturday, June 6

      Tuesday, June 2, 2020

      The actions of violent individuals who have taken advantage of peaceful protests paired with the resulting citywide curfew have forced us to make the extremely difficult decision to postpone our home delivery and pick up operations on Wednesday, June …

    10. A message of solidarity

      Monday, June 1, 2020

      Here at Green City Market, we’re often talking about sustainably grown food, how to purchase it locally, how to prepare it, and how to ensure everyone ⁠— regardless of their income or zip code ⁠— has access to it.Today however, …

    11. WGN Lunchbreak: Spicy Tomato Soup

      Friday, May 22, 2020

      Watch at wgntv.com, and get Lisa's spicy tomato soup recipe here. 

    12. Outdoor market update

      Friday, May 22, 2020

      All of us here at Green City Market — our staff, volunteers, and vendors — miss seeing you at the market. With June right around the corner, we are as anxious as all of you to safely return to Lincoln Park and the West Loop to begin our outdoor …

    13. Tomatoes in May: Iron Creek Farm bringing peak season faves early

      Thursday, May 14, 2020

      Fresh! Gorgeous! Ripe tomatoes! In ... May? Yep, you heard it right — Iron Creek Farm in LaPorte, Indiana has juicy, fresh sungold tomatoes available now. Our friends at Iron Creek know you're antsy for a summery barbecue with perfect …

    14. Food & Wine: Chefs Source Their Food From These Semi-Secret Purveyors—and Now You Can Too

      Wednesday, May 13, 2020

      Written by Andrea Strong of Food & WineRestaurants across the country have shuttered, laying off countless workers and leaving suppliers without their wholesale clientele. To make up for lost revenue and to keep their businesses afloat, …

    15. Edible Ed @ Home: It's taco time!

      Friday, May 8, 2020

      What better way to enjoy a fun, nutritious dinner than with tacos?! This week’s newsletter will focus on the building-block components of making this tasty dish, giving you options for a variety of different fillings, spice blends, and side dishes …

    16. "This is a wake up call": How COVID-19 is impacting local growers

      Friday, May 1, 2020

      This is Abby. She owns Mick Klug Farm in St. Joseph, Michigan with her family. Abby’s family has tended to Mick Klug Farm and fed the Midwest sustainable, local produce for three generations. Her family is the reason we have sweet strawberries …

    17. School's out: GCM brings Edible Education to your home

      Friday, May 1, 2020

      Schools have been closed for nearly seven weeks now, and the remainder of the school year has been cancelled. Our Edible Education students are hunkered down at home, with no way of knowing when they’ll be back in the classroom.Green City …

    18. Tribune: Farmers markets will open in Chicago area, but most are delayed and are adopting distancing rules

      Wednesday, April 29, 2020

      Written by Louise Chu of the Chicago TribuneThe outdoor farmers market season in Chicago traditionally kicks off on the first Saturday of May at Green City Market. The crown jewel of organic produce transforms a grassy corner of Lincoln Park into …

    19. Green City Market's Lincoln Park Opening Day postponed

      Tuesday, April 28, 2020

      Extension of Illinois shelter-in-place and Chicago Park District closures freeze permit processGCM will continue home deliveries of fresh, local foodWith May 2 right around the corner, I am writing to welcome you to Green City Market's 21st season …

    20. CBS: Farmers Struggling As Restaurants, Farmer's Markets Close During Pandemic

      Thursday, April 23, 2020

      Reporting by CBS ChicagoThis pandemic is hurting area farmers, not only those supplying tp restaurants, but those counting on farmer’s markets.Abby Schilling owns Mick Klug Farm with her husband in St. Joe Michigan. She told CBS 2 that …

    21. How to Stock Your Kitchen and Stomach During a Pandemic

      Monday, April 20, 2020

      By Isabel Markowski, RDN, LDNWith current COVID-19 conditions, many of Chicago’s grocery store shelves have become ghost towns. As a registered dietitian, I always support fresh produce as the top-line of nutrition, frequenting Green City Market …

    22. Dining Out: Green City Market Making it Simple to Buy Local in Chicago

      Thursday, April 16, 2020

      Written By: Kaleigh GlazaTrying to eat fresh while you’re at home? It’s easier than you think! You can now #stayathome and still stay connected to your local Midwest farmers by shopping online from Green City Market Delivered, or through the …

    23. Forbes: Eight Gourmet Provisions To Elevate Your Home Cooking

      Thursday, April 16, 2020

      Written By: Amber GibsonWe still have at least a few weeks of mandatory staying at home, and your recipe repertoire may be running thin. You don't necessarily have to embark on a complicated new recipe requiring hours to prepare to impress your …

    24. Chicago Mag: How Illinois Farms Are Staying Afloat

      Monday, April 13, 2020

      Written By: Maggie HennessyTrent Sparrow, owner of Catalpa Grove Farm in Dwight, about 80 miles southwest of Chicago,usually doesn’t follow the news too closely. On March 15, he was overseeing the birth of lambs when Governor J.B. Pritzker …

    25. Eater: Illinois's Small Farmers Turn to Tech During Pandemic Restaurant Closures

      Monday, April 13, 2020

      Written By: Naomi WaxmanIt’s kidding season at Prairie Fruits Farm & Creamery in downstate Champaign. Co-owners Leslie Cooperband and husband Wes Jarrell are, as Cooperband describes it, in the midst of “full-on baby goat …

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