Blog Vendor spotlights

 
    1. Find the perfect host gift (or treat yourself) at Green City Market

      Wednesday, November 20, 2019

      The host gift. It’s an etiquette conundrum that has plagued generations of guests—how to express the deepest form of gratitude there is: the gift of not having to load and unload your dishwasher four times a day. Whether you’re a guest …

    2. Indiana's First Underground Cheese Cave: J2K CAPRAIO & Farming with the Whole Family

      Monday, November 18, 2019

      J2K is just one of the 61 family farms and local businesses that Green City Market supports, helping local Midwest farmers to grow sustainably and earn a living wage. Donate today to grow support for families like the Klinedinsts and ensure …

    3. All your Thanksgiving food shopping needs, answered by Green City Market

      Wednesday, November 13, 2019

      We love Thanksgiving. It’s objectively the most food-centric American holiday, and we’re grateful for that. Whether you’ve been scrolling through Epicurious and working on your Thanksgiving mood board since August or you just recently …

    4. Your guide to local Thanksgiving turkey ordering

      Wednesday, November 13, 2019

      Picking your turkey can feel like a big decision—like, on the level of picking a car to buy or an apartment to lease. Okay, maybe not that big of a decision, but your turkey of choice will definitely define your Thanksgiving meal and the week of …

    5. 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 …

    6. Vendor Spotlight: Petals Farm

      Monday, August 6, 2018

      Petals Farm is a family operated farm specializing in growing the best, unique floral varieties, from fragrant spring peonies to harvest wreaths and bouquets in the fall. Their selection is consistently changing throughout the growing season.The farm is …

    7. Interview with Abby Schilling of Mick Klug Farms by Lisa Kalabokis

      Thursday, February 8, 2018

      What is Mick Klug Farm's history with Green City Market?My dad, Mick Klug, started attending the market when it was first started by Abby Mandel in an alley! It was a very slow start, but the market became more popular when it moved to the park. Since …

    8. ABC7 Does GCM West Loop Market!

      Wednesday, June 14, 2017

      Melissa shared information about our upcoming outdoor season at the West Loop and our Chef BBQ on July 20th with ABC7. View our Executive Director's first talk-back news segment with ABC7 here!

    9. Green City Market's New Vendors for 2017

      Tuesday, April 11, 2017

      Alden Hills Organic Farms Alden Hills Organic Farms is a family farm located in Walworth, WI. Started in 2009 by Gary Powers as a way to provide quality beef for his own family, the farm is committed to and seeks to provide only the …

    10. Chatting with a Vendor: Brad Newman

      Wednesday, March 1, 2017

      Cookies & Carnitas got their start as a vendor at the Green City Market in Lincoln Park. Co-owners Brad Newman and Mikey Toarmina are known at the market for serving up incredible food created with a hands-on, old-school …

    11. Chatting with a Vendor: Brian Elias

      Wednesday, February 8, 2017

      In the winter months, the ever-cheerful Brian Elias can be found selling sweet winter spinach and some of the biggest carrots we've seen at Green City Market, alongside Tomato Mountain's range of popular salsas, preserves, and other jarred products such …

    12. Chatting with a Vendor: Brian Severson

      Wednesday, January 18, 2017

      Brian and Karen Severson are small family farmers growing organic and non-GMO grains, including sweet corn, oats, wheat, popcorn, peas, soybeans and buckwheat. They also process them into various flours, rolled oats, and meals available …

    13. 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 …

    14. Chatting with a Vendor: Jerry Boone

      Monday, December 19, 2016

      Jerry Boone of Froggy Meadow Farm shares his favorites and tips for shopping the market. As a young man, Jerry left the small farm he grew up on and ran off to the sea. After 25 years as a ship captain, it seemed a natural choice to return …

    15. 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, …

    16. Green City Market Local Gift Guide

      Tuesday, December 6, 2016

      Give the gift of good food and handmade products and support our local food system at the same time by shopping for all your holiday needs at Green City Market. Shopping local markets for the holidays is about so much more than just a purchase, …

    17. Introducing GCM's new vendors!

      Tuesday, April 26, 2016

      While many local farms and food businesses have been attending the Green City Market for years (some have been with us since our start in 1998!) we have added several new faces to the mix for the upcoming season. We are excited to …

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