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    1. Chicago Food Magazine: Save the Date for Chicago May Happenings

      Tuesday, April 20, 2021

      From Chicago Food Magazine"Green City Market will celebrate its return to Lincoln Park on Saturday, May 1, 2021. The market — which chef and restaurateur Alice Waters once called “the best sustainable market in the country” …

    2. Reuters: Cold U.S. weather crushes outdoor businesses in COVID-hit cities

      Tuesday, December 22, 2020

      By Matthew Lavietes, Thomson Reuters FoundationPatios, marquees, plastic bubbles - makeshift outdoor spaces have become new staples for businesses across the United States, after city and state governments put limits on how many people could …

    3. WGN Lunchbreak: Skillet Apple Cranberry Crisp

      Wednesday, December 16, 2020

      Get the recipe and read more at 

    4. Fox 32: Spice up the season with Green City Market holiday boxes

      Wednesday, December 9, 2020

      Home for the Holidays Boxes: Learn moreHow to order

    5. ABC7: Unique gifting ideas that support local businesses

      Monday, December 7, 2020

      By ABC 7 Chicago Digital TeamThe holiday shopping season is well upon us, but there is still plenty of time to find the perfect gift.Debi Lilly, Chief Eventeur with A Perfect Event, shared her recommendations for gifts that support local small businesses …

    6. Block Club: With Outdoor Shopping Season Ending, Green City Market Ramps Up Home Delivery Efforts

      Monday, November 30, 2020

      By Jake Wittich of Block Club ChicagoGreen City Market is expanding its online shopping app with more vendors as its outdoor season comes to a close.The popular farmers market’s outdoor season was extended an extra month through Nov. 30 to …

    7. Despite dropping temperatures, some Chicago farmers markets extending outdoor season

      Tuesday, November 3, 2020

      By Nick Kindelsperger of the Chicago Tribune Most years, the Green City Market wraps up its outdoor farmers market in late October, trading its scenic spot in the southwest part of Lincoln Park for the far cozier interior of the nearby Peggy Notebaert …

    8. WGN Lunchbreak: Cheesy baked squash dip

      Thursday, October 29, 2020

      Watch and get the recipe at 

    9. WGN Lunchbreak: Spiced squash seeds

      Thursday, October 29, 2020

      Watch and get the recipe at 

    10. NBC: Green City Market extending outdoor season through November 21

      Friday, October 2, 2020

    11. WGN Lunchbreak: How To Use Farmer's Market Veggies In A Cold Soup

      Thursday, August 20, 2020

      Plus, get the recipe at 

    12. FOX32: Green City Market Chef BBQ at Home

      Thursday, July 16, 2020

      Get the whole story at

    13. 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 …

    14. 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

    15. Block Club: Green City Market Returns to West Loop this Weekend

      Friday, June 19, 2020

      Written by Mauricio Peña of Block Club ChicagoWEST LOOP — After delays amid coronavirus pandemic, Green City Market is set to return this this weekend to the West Loop.The popular outdoor farmers market will be open from …

    16. WGN: Sprouting sign of summer, normalcy as Green City Market reopens

      Monday, June 15, 2020

      By Sean Lewis of WGN-TVRead the full story at

    17. WTTW: Farmers Markets Reopening, With Changes. Pick Up Fresh Fruits and Veggies, Then Skedaddle

      Friday, June 12, 2020

      Written by Patty Wetli of WTTW"Now that they’ve been given the go-ahead from public health officials, dozens of Chicago farmers markets are set to open in the next week or two.The message from various market organizers: The experience is going …

    18. WGN Lunchbreak: Spicy Tomato Soup

      Friday, May 22, 2020

      Watch at, and get Lisa's spicy tomato soup recipe here. 

    19. Food & Wine: Chefs Source Their Food From These Semi-Secret Purveyors—and Now You Can Too

      Wednesday, May 13, 2020

      Written by Andrea Strong of Food & WineRestaurants across the country have shuttered, laying off countless workers and leaving suppliers without their wholesale clientele. To make up for lost revenue and to keep their businesses afloat, …

    20. Tribune: Farmers markets will open in Chicago area, but most are delayed and are adopting distancing rules

      Wednesday, April 29, 2020

      Written by Louise Chu of the Chicago TribuneThe outdoor farmers market season in Chicago traditionally kicks off on the first Saturday of May at Green City Market. The crown jewel of organic produce transforms a grassy corner of Lincoln Park into …

    21. CBS: Farmers Struggling As Restaurants, Farmer's Markets Close During Pandemic

      Thursday, April 23, 2020

      Reporting by CBS ChicagoThis pandemic is hurting area farmers, not only those supplying tp restaurants, but those counting on farmer’s markets.Abby Schilling owns Mick Klug Farm with her husband in St. Joe Michigan. She told CBS 2 that …

    22. Dining Out: Green City Market Making it Simple to Buy Local in Chicago

      Thursday, April 16, 2020

      Written By: Kaleigh GlazaTrying to eat fresh while you’re at home? It’s easier than you think! You can now #stayathome and still stay connected to your local Midwest farmers by shopping online from Green City Market Delivered, or through the …

    23. Forbes: Eight Gourmet Provisions To Elevate Your Home Cooking

      Thursday, April 16, 2020

      Written By: Amber GibsonWe still have at least a few weeks of mandatory staying at home, and your recipe repertoire may be running thin. You don't necessarily have to embark on a complicated new recipe requiring hours to prepare to impress your …

    24. Chicago Mag: How Illinois Farms Are Staying Afloat

      Monday, April 13, 2020

      Written By: Maggie HennessyTrent Sparrow, owner of Catalpa Grove Farm in Dwight, about 80 miles southwest of Chicago,usually doesn’t follow the news too closely. On March 15, he was overseeing the birth of lambs when Governor J.B. Pritzker …

    25. Eater: Illinois's Small Farmers Turn to Tech During Pandemic Restaurant Closures

      Monday, April 13, 2020

      Written By: Naomi WaxmanIt’s kidding season at Prairie Fruits Farm & Creamery in downstate Champaign. Co-owners Leslie Cooperband and husband Wes Jarrell are, as Cooperband describes it, in the midst of “full-on baby goat …

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