1. Reuters: Cold U.S. weather crushes outdoor businesses in COVID-hit cities

      Tuesday, December 22, 2020

      By Matthew Lavietes, Thomson Reuters FoundationPatios, marquees, plastic bubbles - makeshift outdoor spaces have become new staples for businesses across the United States, after city and state governments put limits on how many people could …

    2. WGN Lunchbreak: Skillet Apple Cranberry Crisp

      Wednesday, December 16, 2020

      Get the recipe and read more at 

    3. "Everything has changed": 2020 and the shift to local

      Monday, December 14, 2020

      In a year where supply chains were disrupted, common household items were wiped from shelves, and grocery store lines spanned city blocks, it became more important than ever before to purchase — and eat — what’s available locally. For …

    4. Fox 32: Spice up the season with Green City Market holiday boxes

      Wednesday, December 9, 2020

      Home for the Holidays Boxes: Learn moreHow to order

    5. Wellness at work: MVP x Green City Market

      Wednesday, December 9, 2020

      Green City Market is a proud partner of MVP Executive Search & Development, a Chicago-based and women-led recruiting firm. President and Founder Mary Olson-Menzel shares, "We are so happy to join in with this esteemed group of conscientious …

    6. ABC7: Unique gifting ideas that support local businesses

      Monday, December 7, 2020

      By ABC 7 Chicago Digital TeamThe holiday shopping season is well upon us, but there is still plenty of time to find the perfect gift.Debi Lilly, Chief Eventeur with A Perfect Event, shared her recommendations for gifts that support local small businesses …

    7. "A big question mark": GCM building a more resilient local food system

      Tuesday, December 1, 2020

      “Getting a variety of farmers together, farmers that grow an incredible variety of produce, together in one spot on one day and getting them to do that well is a huge undertaking,” remarks Carl Smits of Smits Farms in Chicago Heights, Illinois. …

    8. A fresh approach to food access

      Tuesday, December 1, 2020

      “The ability to get to the farmers market and buy fresh — and really fresh — food is just fabulous,” shares Sue, a GCM shopper who uses our Link matching program, where we welcome and match SNAP benefits (a.k.a. Link or EBT) dollar-for-dollar …

    9. Block Club: With Outdoor Shopping Season Ending, Green City Market Ramps Up Home Delivery Efforts

      Monday, November 30, 2020

      By Jake Wittich of Block Club ChicagoGreen City Market is expanding its online shopping app with more vendors as its outdoor season comes to a close.The popular farmers market’s outdoor season was extended an extra month through Nov. 30 to …

    10. Home for the Holidays Gift Boxes

      Thursday, November 19, 2020

      So you’re home for the holidays. Literally. This season, Green City Market presents a bold new way to holiday. Whether you’re working from home, navigating remote learning, or getting real friendly with Netflix’s “recommended …

    11. Shopper spotlight: Advocating for food access

      Wednesday, November 18, 2020

      Due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, more than 54 million people may experience food insecurity in 2020. "People who never thought they'd experience food insecurity are now seeking food assistance," says Luis Guardia, president of the Food …

    12. Sustainable farms devastated by coronavirus: The GCM community responds to protect the future of food

      Thursday, November 12, 2020

      “When you’re in the city, you may not have access to a garden of your own, so you want the next best, or even the very best thing, and go to someone who’s personally involved in growing the product. That’s really been our juice,” …

    13. Your guide to a local Thanksgiving

      Thursday, November 5, 2020

      With many of us staying local this Thanksgiving, why not keep your menu local too? By sourcing your ingredients locally, you can support dozens of local, sustainable growers, reduce your carbon footprint, avoid potentially dangerous grocery crowds, and …

    14. Link matching now available through GCM's curbside pick-up

      Wednesday, November 4, 2020

      We've got more exciting developments in GCM Delivered this week — customers can now pay with an Illinois Link card and redeem GCM's Link match with Green City Market's curbside pick-up program!Increasing access to local, sustainably-grown …

    15. Despite dropping temperatures, some Chicago farmers markets extending outdoor season

      Tuesday, November 3, 2020

      By Nick Kindelsperger of the Chicago Tribune Most years, the Green City Market wraps up its outdoor farmers market in late October, trading its scenic spot in the southwest part of Lincoln Park for the far cozier interior of the nearby Peggy Notebaert …

    16. WGN Lunchbreak: Cheesy baked squash dip

      Thursday, October 29, 2020

      Watch and get the recipe at 

    17. WGN Lunchbreak: Spiced squash seeds

      Thursday, October 29, 2020

      Watch and get the recipe at 

    18. NBC: Green City Market extending outdoor season through November 21

      Friday, October 2, 2020

    19. Green City Market extending outdoor season through November 21

      Tuesday, September 29, 2020

      We officially have 8 more weeks of outdoor farmers markets! Green City Market — previously scheduled to end our outdoor season on Saturday, October 31 — will now be open for the first three Saturdays in November at both GCM Lincoln …

    20. We're movin' on up! New space = more deliveries

      Thursday, September 24, 2020

      GCM Delivered — our new online ordering and home delivery platform, designed to keep our farmers connected to shoppers and to provide a safe option for Chicagoans to access the food they need — is growing! Green City Market is moving …

    21. Get a taste of Mick Klug Farm at Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits

      Wednesday, September 23, 2020

      "For some people," Food Insider shares, "pie really means fruit pie." The Pastry Sous Chef at Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits, Chelsea Gerdeman, shares, "Something about fruit pies I love, both making and eating: there's really no room to …

    22. 8 Tips for Fighting Food Waste at Home

      Monday, September 14, 2020

      Meeting the people who bring fresh food to the market every week may make you consider all the hard work and dedication that goes into producing what we eat. But how much of that is for nothing? The reality is that 40% of the US food supply is wasted …

    23. National Eat Local Day, Sept. 22, Urges Restaurants and Consumers to Prepare Locally Sourced Meals

      Thursday, September 10, 2020

      Tuesday, September 22 is National Eat Local Day, a day to encourage restaurants and people cooking at home to prepare and serve a complete meal created with locally grown ingredients. “Our …

    24. WGN Lunchbreak: How To Use Farmer's Market Veggies In A Cold Soup

      Thursday, August 20, 2020

      Plus, get the recipe at 

    25. Cook the seasons: Solutions for your peak season market haul

      Wednesday, August 19, 2020

      Kathryn Domanchuk Shiels lives in Lincoln Park and is a frequent patron of Green City Market. If you often find yourself in a panic over what to do with your GCM haul, you can follow her on Instagram (@cooktheseasons), where she hopes to ease your farmers …

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