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    1. 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 …

    2. Chef BBQ @ Home: Travelle's Summer Solstice Panzanella

      Wednesday, August 12, 2020

      As part of Chef BBQ @ Home, twenty Chicago restaurants are serving up locally-, sustainably-sourced dishes that feature products from GCM vendors between July 16 and August 16. Plus, a portion of the proceeds go back to Green City Market's …

    3. FOX32: Green City Market Chef BBQ at Home

      Thursday, July 16, 2020

      Get the whole story at fox32chicago.com.

    4. ABC: Green City Market Chef BBQ event goes virtual, emphasizing buying locally raised foods

      Tuesday, July 14, 2020

      By ABC7 ChicagoCHICAGO (WLS) -- A popular Chicago farmer's market is emphasizing the importance of buying and eating locally raised foods.In an effort to help connect consumers to their local food sources, Green City Market is taking their …

    5. WGN Lunchbreak: Details On Bringing The Popular Green City Market Chef BBQ To You At Home

      Friday, July 10, 2020

      By Kristina Miller of WGN-9

    6. 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 …

    7. Join us and plant a seed of change: Chef BBQ @ Home

      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 …

    8. Food & Wine: As Restaurants Close, Farmers Find New Ways to Feed People

      Tuesday, April 7, 2020

      Written By: Gabriella GershensonThe stay-at-home orders that swept the country in March and effectively forced the closure of the country’s restaurant industry have translated to economic disaster, not only for restaurants, …

    9. Chef Beverly Kim cooks with GCM Edible Education students

      Wednesday, March 4, 2020

      Green City Market's Edible Education team is in the classroom Monday through Friday, all school year long, teaching Chicago's kids how to shop, cook, and eat sustainably — James Beard-award winning celebrity chefs, however, don't usually make an …

    10. Gadabout: Local advocates for food, community, and sustainability

      Monday, February 24, 2020

      Andersonville's newest culinary destination may be global in cuisine, but its common theme is definitely focused on one thing — sustainability. From biodegradable straws all the way to secondhand furniture (shoutout to you, The Brown Elephant), Gadabout is …

    11. Clucker Collab: Honey Butter Fried Chicken & Wherewithall's sandwich for good

      Wednesday, February 19, 2020

      The Wherewithslaw Sammie is here! The culinary child of Honey Butter Fried Chicken and Wherewithall, this limited-time-only sandwich features fried chicken strips, market pimento and aged cheddar aioli, local carrot-radish slaw, and mustard vinaigrette. The …

    12. Chefs + CPS: The Chicago Chef Council is here and ready to make an impact

      Friday, February 14, 2020

      This February, the Chicago Chef Council officially joined the food activism scene — with a keen eye on school nutrition. The council is a coalition of twelve local chefs who will help develop wholesome, kid-friendly recipes for Chicago …

    13. 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 …

    14. 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 …

    15. Rick Bayless invites you to the 18th Annual Chef BBQ

      Monday, July 16, 2018

      This Thursday, July 19th, Green City Market is hosting their 18th Annual Chef BBQ, featuring 100+ top Chicago restaurants, breweries, distilleries, wineries and more! All ticket proceeds benefit their farmers markets, edible education and food accessp …

    16. The official 2018 Chef BBQ lineup is here!

      Friday, May 18, 2018

      We have 120+ restaurants, breweries, wineries and distilleries participating in our 18th Annual Chef BBQ! Do you see one of your favorite places on here? Meaning to try that one restaurant? This is your chance!A ticket to our largest fundraiser …

    17. Our Board Member, Eric Mansavage of Farmhouse Chicago, and Chef BBQ highlighted on NBC Chicago Cafe 5

      Tuesday, July 11, 2017

      We made it on the news! Eric Mansavage demoed his dish for our 17th Annual Chef BBQ on live TV, on NBC Chicago's segment "Dishing with Chicago Chefs". Check out Eric's fruit-based ice pop, made with or without alcohol, for a perfect summer treat. Click …

    18. Elevate Your Winter Salads by Shopping Locally

      Tuesday, January 10, 2017

      By Massimo BoscoShopping locally has been important to me since I was a child. Our Italian family foraged for mushrooms, canned tomatoes from our home garden, and made our own pickles. We also shopped locally, which I still do today. It’s important …

    19. Chatting with a Vendor: Raya Carr

      Sunday, January 1, 2017

      Raya Carr of Mint Creek Farm shares her favorites and tips for shopping the market. At Mint Creek Farm, the Carr family & their team strive for maximum species diversity in both animals and pasture plants. What is your favorite crop/product …

    20. Chatting with a Vendor: René Gelder

      Monday, December 12, 2016

      René Gelder of Ellis Family Farms shares her favorites and tips for shopping the market. René and Bruce Gelder are responsible for the family’s 56-acre farm, but the whole family helps with selecting fruit varieties, …

    21. Chatting with the Chefs: Lorin Adolph & Ben Lustbader & Sarah Rinkavage

      Tuesday, October 18, 2016

      A lifelong Chicagoan, Chef Lorin Adolph has been a Private Chef for the same family for the past 26 years. Learn how to take seasonal Green City Market ingredients and transforms them into an outstanding home cooked meal with Chef Adolph on Wednesday, …

    22. Chatting with the Chef: Stephen Gillanders

      Tuesday, October 11, 2016

      Born and raised in Los Angeles, Chef Stephen Gillanders began his culinary training at the age of 15 when his mother saw an article for a teen cooking class at a local culinary arts school. He never looked back. After a decade cooking in Las …

    23. Chatting with the Chef: Chris Davies

      Friday, October 7, 2016

      The culinary keystone behind the expansion and success of The Fifty/50 Restaurant Group, Chef Chris Davies serves as the Chef Partner of Homestead, Steadfast at The Gray, West Town Bakery and The Berkshire Room.Joining the growing Chicago-based food …

    24. Chatting with the Chef: Charlie McKenna

      Tuesday, October 4, 2016

      When he opened Lillie’s Q in 2010, Chef Charlie McKenna brought award-winning competition BBQ and timeless Southern cooking to the city of big shoulders. McKenna and Lillie’s Q have garnered critical praise and awards from both local Chicago …

    25. Chatting with the Chefs: Bruce Sherman + Kristen Johnson

      Tuesday, September 27, 2016

      As Chef and Partner at Lincoln Park’s North Pond, Bruce Sherman utilizes influences he picked up in Paris, Southeast Asia and London to produce his award-winning, seasonal French-American cuisine. Sherman was honored by Food & Wine …

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