1. 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 …

    2. 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 …

    3. 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 …

    4. 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 …

    5. 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 …

    6. 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 …

    7. Botanical Brews and Seasonally-Inspired Food

      Thursday, March 21, 2019

      Partner Spotlight on Forbidden Root*Contest Alert: Forbidden Root is currently nominated for a spot on USA Today's 10 Best Brewpubs in the country. You can vote for them here! Voting closes on Monday, March 25, 2019.*At Green City Market, we’re …

    8. Foods to Improve Your Mood

      Thursday, March 14, 2019

      As we gear up for spring, we think you should feed your senses with all things Green City Market. Simply walking around the Indoor Market you will feel connected to summer and the outdoors. You’ll want to walk right to Tomato Mountain to take home …

    9. Celebrating 10 Years of Pie: Hoosier Mama Style

      Wednesday, March 13, 2019

      Pie might just be the answer to just about everything we’ve been looking for in life. When you need to slow down, take a moment to relax and reflect, Paula Haney, owner of Hoosier Mama Pie thinks you should snuggle up to a slice of pie.“Aside …

    10. Come to the Table Dinner: SOURCE Recap

      Thursday, March 7, 2019

      On Tuesday evening, Angelic Organics Learning Center and Green City Market hosted the second dinner in our three part series Come to the Table Dinner Series at Arbor Restaurant. The evening featured a panel discussion with Chefs Leonard Hollander of …

    11. Got (local) milk?

      Thursday, March 7, 2019

      As a market shopper, you know you can taste the difference between farm fresh and store-bought ingredients — and milk and cheese are no exception! Our dairy vendors, including 1871, Nordic Creamery, J2K Capraio, and Brunkow Cheese offer one-of-a-kind, …

    12. Bread is back!

      Wednesday, February 27, 2019

      For years bread has gotten a bad wrap. We mean that both literally and figuratively. But times they are a changin and according to the New Yorker Bread is Back Baby! In fact, whole grains are surging in popularity — especially ancient grains, like …

    13. A Life-Changing Stroll: Vendor Spotlight on Phoenix Bean Tofu

      Wednesday, February 27, 2019

      Taking a walk can sometimes be life changing. When Jenny Yang took a stroll through the Edgewater neighborhood with her young daughter she had no idea what stepping into Phoenix Bean Tofu would mean. It was there that she was transported back to her …

    14. Food for Your Heart & Health: Guest Blog from AMITA Health

      Thursday, February 21, 2019

      There is no better place to shop for your health and your heart than Green City Market. This week we asked Lindsay Colman, Registered Dietitian at AMITA Health, to give us some tips on heart healthy market foods.Just as our New Year’s Resolve might …

    15. Midwest-Inspired French Pastries: Vendor Spotlight on Verzenay

      Thursday, February 21, 2019

      A Saturday morning visit to Green City Market isn’t complete without a stop for freshly made breakfast pastries. Bakeries like Verzenay Patisserie take our farmers’ bounty and incorporate it into seasonal tarts, quiche, muffins, and scones. …

    16. Friday is CSA Day!

      Thursday, February 21, 2019

      The best part of getting a present is the anticipation of what is inside the box. If you know about Community Supported Agriculture, then you know what a gift a CSA membership can be.Tomorrow, February 22, is CSA Day. Local Harvest suggests that …

    17. Q&A with Farmer Jon of Healthy Soil Compost

      Wednesday, February 13, 2019

      Nutritious food and sustainable food systems starts with healthy soil. That’s why at every Green City Market location and event, you’ll find composting receptacles to collect organic waste like food scraps and paper plates. With the help …

    18. Come to the Table Dinner: ADAPT Recap

      Friday, February 8, 2019

      On Monday evening, we kicked off the 2019 Come to the Table Dinner Series at Uncommon Ground. The theme of our first dinner was “Adapt,” and focused on how small farms and food businesses are adjusting to the proliferation of “local” …

    19. 2018 Holiday Entertaining Guide

      Wednesday, December 19, 2018

      Showcase ingredients from local farmers and artisans in your holiday spreads!Happytizers: The Perfect Plan for Holiday Happy HourCharcuterie: Looking for the perfectly cured meats for your charcuterie board? Don’t miss Underground …

    20. 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

      Wednesday, December 5, 2018

      Support Midwest growers and small businesses with gifts from the farmers market.Give the Gift of Green City Market: We are thrilled to unveil the new Green City Market gift certificates this season. Gift certificates are available to purchase …

    21. True or False: Farmers relax all winter

      Tuesday, November 13, 2018

      Whilst we'd love it to be true, our off-season doesn't mean several months off work in a vacation home somewhere warm, sleeping in and sipping happy hour cocktails. Even if our children would allow us the sleeping in (anyone with toddlers will understand!), …

    22. Blue Corn Enchiladas, Smoked Potato Gnocchi and 20+ fall-inspired dishes at A (Mostly) Veggie Affair

      Wednesday, November 7, 2018

      This week, WGN TV and NBC 5 Chicago hosted A (Mostly) Veggie Affair chefs in their studio kitchens to demonstrate their dishes for our fall fundraiser on Thursday, November 8th. Each chef prepared a dish using seasonal produce from local Green City Market …

    23. Watch #GCMVeggieAffair Chefs live on WGN-TV & NBC 5 this week!

      Tuesday, October 30, 2018

      Green City Market’s fall fundraiser, A (Mostly) Veggie Affair, is fast approaching on Thursday, November 8th at Lakeshore Beverage. To kick-off the event, we're excited to have participating chefs doing cooking demonstrations on live TV! Each chef …

    24. The Turkey Trials: Learn more about your holiday bird

      Monday, October 15, 2018

      Stay ahead of the curve on your Thanksgiving dinner prep at our markets this week by pre-ordering your turkey from Green City Market farmers and ranchers. All meat and poultry farms at our markets are certified sustainable by USDA Organic, Animal …

    25. Listen to Exec Director, Melissa Flynn on WGN Radio's Patty Vasquez Show with Andrea Darlas!

      Friday, October 12, 2018

      Did you catch our Executive Director, Melissa Flynn onWGN Radio's Patty Vasquez Show with Andrea Darlaslate last night? Good news! You can listen here and learn more about our exciting new app and upcoming fall fundraiserA (Mostly) Veggie Affair. Listen …

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