1. Edible Education Reflection by Head Chef Educator, Lisa Kalabokis

      Monday, October 14, 2019

      The Edible Education school year is in full swing! At the beginning of September, Green City Market began teaching full time at our one of our partner schools, Carl Von Linne in Chicago’s Avondale neighborhood. In a few short weeks, we'll return …

    2. Green City Market named one of best farmers markets in country

      Friday, October 4, 2019

      Green City Market was recently recognized as one of the ten best farmer's markets in the country by USA Today.Thank you for shopping with and supporting us year-round!Click here to view the article on 

    3. 7 delicious dog-friendly foods at Green City Market (and 6 that only our human friends should enjoy!)

      Thursday, September 19, 2019

      These dog days of summer are a great time to be out and about with our pets, including at the Green City Market West Loop.This time of the year, there are many fruits and vegetables that are great for both people and pets. Unfortunately, there are also …

    4. Savory Accents Puts the Spice in Green City Market

      Tuesday, September 17, 2019

      Savory Accents Puts the Spice in Green City MarketDid you know you can try chili peppers from around the world at Green City Market? It is one of the ways Savory Accents owners Ted and Joan Ballweg connect with the people and cultures of the world. When …

    5. Fuel for the 3 o'clock fall snack timeĀ 

      Tuesday, September 3, 2019

      September brings many of our market shoppers' kids back to school. Our Green City Market Edible Education program returned to school this week, too. Our program has grown from 65 students to 475 in just one year. We're excited to get back in the …

    6. Vendor Spotlight: Jake's Country Meats

      Tuesday, August 27, 2019

      Six generations of farmers, curating the same land and creating amazing tasty meats is what the Robinson family has been doing on their farm in southwest Michigan since the 1870s.  In 1998, the family wanted to create a direct connection between …

    7. Where Chicago's Top Pitmasters Buy Their Meat and Fixings

      Tuesday, August 20, 2019

      Labor Day is fast approaching, and with it comes one of America’s most mouthwatering traditions: the almighty backyard BBQ. Ready your tongs, dust off the old Weber and prepare to close out the summer in style with these words of wisdom from some …

    8. Green City Market - More than just great food

      Tuesday, August 13, 2019

      National Farmers Market Week just came to a close and it is a great reminder to thank our farmers and vendors for all that they do each and every day to bring us great, nutritious, and sustainable food.  We have been sharing many statistics with …

    9. Responsible Pet Care & Pet CPR Demo Tomorrow

      Friday, July 19, 2019

      The forecast predicts extreme high temperatures for the rest of the weekend. West Loop Veterinary Care, a returning sponsor at GCM West Loop, has some summer heat reminders.Here are a few tips to keep pets safe:If you are hot, your dog is hotLimit their …

    10. Educating the Next Generation of Eaters

      Tuesday, July 9, 2019

      This fall, Green City Market will be in the classroom educating 475 students through hands-on lessons featuring the freshest food purchased from our local farmers and market vendors.At Green City Market, we are passionate about educating consumers and …

    11. Vendor Spotlight: Urban Challah

      Tuesday, July 2, 2019

      Kosher, unique, and absurdly delicious challah is everything you knead in bread. Brocha Benhiyoun, owner of Urban Challah, says she likes to put a playful and modern twist on an old classic and she does that each week by adding market fresh ingredients …

    12. Fireworks + Fido = No Fun

      Friday, June 28, 2019

      Fireworks + Fido = No FunGrilled delicious meats paired with kabobs of onions, peppers, garlic and mushrooms are great for us - but spell danger for our furry friends. As we shop for our Fourth of July festivities, West Loop Market sponsor, West …

    13. Farmer Spotlight: Wild Coyote Farm

      Tuesday, June 25, 2019

      As we are digging into strawberries and anticipating raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries, Paul Meulemans of Wild Coyote Farms says he can’t wait for watermelon.“There’s nothing like burying your face into a freshly picked watermelon …

    14. Farmer Spotlight: Drover's Trail Natural Farms

      Tuesday, June 18, 2019

      More than a century ago, driving cattle across the country from ranches in Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma to the Chicago Stockyards was the way of life for many cowboys, wranglers and drovers. One of our newest farms at the Wednesday market is a part of …

    15. Summer Safety Tips for Your Pets

      Friday, June 14, 2019

      Some of the best social interactions at the farmers market is when people bring their pets! We love pooches at GCM, and we welcome leashed pups to both our locations. We are thrilled to welcome back West Loop Veterinary Care, as a sponsor to our West …

    16. Tomato Bliss Spotlight

      Tuesday, June 11, 2019

      Tomato Bliss SpotlightTwo words that are perfect partners...Tomato & Bliss. To us, tomatoes are pure bliss. Especially beautiful homegrown heirloom tomatoes. Our friends at Tomato Bliss one of our newest Wednesday only vendors tell us there used …

    17. Jacobson Family Farm - West Loop Spotlight

      Friday, June 7, 2019

      Jacobson Family Farm - West Loop SpotlightStrolling through the West Loop Market on Saturday you couldn’t help but notice the beautiful display of greens, flowers, and radishes by our new vendor Jacobson Farms. We fell in love not only with their …

    18. Honeyworks Is All the Buzz at Wednesday Markets

      Monday, June 3, 2019

      Honey, the sweet nectar that nature gives us is not only delicious, it is also nutritious. Did you know high-quality honey, the kind you can find at Honeyworks at our Wednesday markets is bursting with antioxidants? Antioxidants have been linked to a …

    19. West Loop Newcomers: Urban Autism Solutions

      Monday, May 27, 2019

      West Loop Newcomers: Urban Autism Solutions Urban Autism Solutions is dedicated to changing outcomes for young adults with autism. And they are doing that through farming as well as an integrated community life that advances social and vocational …

    20. New Farmer Spotlight: Avrom Farm

      Monday, May 20, 2019

      Although I grew up in Chicago, I have been drawn to my grandfather's property and the lifestyle and business of farming since a pretty young age. I started sticking seeds in the ground on my grandfather’s land in Green Lake, Wisconsin when I was …

    21. Farmer Spotlight: Nichols Farm

      Wednesday, May 1, 2019

      A love for farmers markets is what got Nichols Farm and Orchard started in the 1970s and what fuels their business today. 20 years ago, Green City Market started in an alley next to the Chicago Theatre with 9 vendors. One of those vendors was …

    22. Farmer Spotlight: Mick Klug Farm

      Thursday, April 25, 2019

      Each year we count down the days to when Mick Klug Farm strawberries will be at market.  And when they are, we stock up! There is nothing quite like popping those beautiful red berries in your mouth as you stroll through the market. Can’t …

    23. Reduce, Reuse, Reinvent

      Wednesday, April 17, 2019

      Inspiration for Earth Week (and any time of year!)We love the earth and we love food! So naturally, we wanted to talk about five simple ways you can celebrate Earth Day on April 22 and every day of the year.Reduce: One of the many reasons to …

    24. Farmer Spotlight: River Valley Ranch

      Thursday, April 4, 2019

      One of the market's very first vendors!Imagine the summer of 1999 in the alley next to the iconic Chicago Theater, now picture a handful of farmers selling their produce. It isn’t street theater your visualizing, it is the very first Green City …

    25. Farmer Spotlight: Three Sisters Garden

      Thursday, March 28, 2019

      Tracey Vowell of Three Sisters Garden first came to Green City Market as a chef – as she puts it “buying gobs of product from market farmers.” Now, the roles have reversed and she is a farmer selling gobs of product to Chicago chefs …

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