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    1. Outdoor market update

      Friday, May 22, 2020

      All of us here at Green City Market — our staff, volunteers, and vendors — miss seeing you at the market. With June right around the corner, we are as anxious as all of you to safely return to Lincoln Park and the West Loop to begin our outdoor …

    2. How to Stock Your Kitchen and Stomach During a Pandemic

      Monday, April 20, 2020

      By Isabel Markowski, RDN, LDNWith current COVID-19 conditions, many of Chicago’s grocery store shelves have become ghost towns. As a registered dietitian, I always support fresh produce as the top-line of nutrition, frequenting Green City Market …

    3. Five Ways to Stretch a Farm-Raised Whole Chicken

      Thursday, April 2, 2020

      Winner winner, chicken dinners! This recipe series is a real winner indeed — one, local, sustainably-raised chicken = a full week of meals. No meal prep boredom here, we've got five different ways to serve this chicken that uses the whole …

    4. Delivery to your doorstep just got easier: Download Green City Market Delivered, powered by WhatsGood

      Friday, March 27, 2020

      If you thought GCM's Virtual Market was cool, you're in for a treat. The Green City Market team has been hard at work with our vendors and WhatsGood to launch Green City Market Delivered, powered by WhatsGood! We know many of you …

    5. 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 …

    6. 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 …

    7. 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 …

    8. 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 …

    9. Shopper spotlight: Ben Kobold

      Tuesday, February 11, 2020

      This week, we're highlighting one this winter's most loyal shoppers and workshop-goers: Ben Kobold! Green City Market hosts cooking and crafting classes on most market days, ranging from Thanksgiving fundamentals like soups, stocks, and pies to the art …

    10. "I don't think most people are aware you can do this": GCM Linking Up for Food Access

      Wednesday, December 18, 2019

      Patricia is just one of the 900+ Chicagoans that use Illinois Link benefits to shop at Green City Market and participate in our Link matching program, where we welcome and match Link benefits dollar-for-dollar up to $15 per market day, doubling the impact …

    11. 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!), …

    12. Volunteer Spotlight: Toria Emas

      Friday, September 14, 2018

      Since 2016, Toria Emas volunteers her time at Green City Market Lincoln Park every Wednesday morning. You can find Toria at our Info Booth helping shoppers navigate the market, distributing tokens to our Link customers, and greeting Chicago’s culinary …

    13. The Impact of Club Sprouts as told by our Volunteer, Judy Myers

      Tuesday, August 21, 2018

      A Club Sprouts member told me a touching story at market the other day. He is almost two years old and has become a regular visitor to the Wednesday morning Club Sprouts table. With his mother’s help, he has learned the names of the volunteers, …

    14. 2018 National Farmers Market Week at Green City Market

      Friday, August 3, 2018

      Farmers markets, like Green City Market, are more than marketplaces. They are platforms for local farmers to showcase their seasonal bounty and a communal space to interact with community members supporting a sustainable food movement. According …

    15. Urban Farmer Round-up

      Tuesday, March 13, 2018

      Re-cap of the Midwest Urban Farmers Summit by Adam Peterson, GCM Program CoordinatorThis weekend, I had the privilege of attending the Midwest Urban Farmers Summit at The Plant in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. Attendees traveled from Minnesota, …

    16. Meet the Women of Green City Market

      Thursday, March 8, 2018

      For International Women's Day, we are inspired by the women in our community, including our vendors, producers, farmers and Junior Board members. What's it like to be a female farmer?It is very rewarding being a female farmer! Farming in today's …

    17. 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 …

    18. A Day at Club Sprouts

      Thursday, February 1, 2018

      Club Sprouts is all about kids! As a volunteer for the Green City Market Club Sprouts program over the past 3 years, the highlight of my day is welcoming the children that come to the market and offer a tasting of what’s farm fresh that day. …

    19. Edible Education update with Chef Educator Lisa Kalabokis

      Wednesday, January 10, 2018

      Over the course of the last three months, I had the privilege of working with some extraordinary students at Manierre Elementary School and DePaul College Prep.We introduced to them a passion for food and nutritious eating, while providing an opportunity …

    20. Press Release: Winter Is On Its Way, But Fresh, Sustainable Produce Is Still Available Thanks To Green City Market's Indoor Market

      Monday, November 13, 2017

      Beginning November 4, neighbors will find fresh, locally-sourced fruits, veggies and prepared foods as Green City Market moves indoorsCHICAGO (November 13, 2017) – As Indian summer days turn blustery, Green City Market (GCM) moves indoors for the …

    21. A Day by Day Guide to Farmers Markets in Chicago

      Monday, May 8, 2017

      The arrival of warmer weather means it’s time to get out your canvas tote bags and sun hats and head to the nearest farmers market for all of your fruit, veggie, herb, and local treat needs. Here is a day-by-day guide to the city’s farmers …

    22. Green City Market to Open at the Park at Wrigley

      Thursday, March 30, 2017

      Green City Market is excited to partner with the Park at Wrigley to bring the first farmers market to Wrigleyville starting June 15, 2017.Green City Market will open its fourth farmers market, at the Park at Wrigley, at 3637 N. Clark Street on Thursday, …

    23. 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 …

    24. 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 …

    25. 10 Reasons to Give to Green City Market

      Wednesday, December 14, 2016

      1. Teach the Next Generation of Healthy EatersVisiting the farmers market with your family is a great educational opportunity! At Club Sprouts and our Edible Gardens kids are encouraged to try new, locally grown foods and get their hands dirty. When …

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