1. Chicago Sun Times: Ah, spring! Fruits, veggies and — social distancing

      Tuesday, April 7, 2020

      Written By: Stefano EspositoYou’re unlikely to be able to pick up locally sourced toilet paper or artisanal hand sanitizer there, but expect to see farmers markets sprouting up across the city and beyond in the coming weeks.They just might …

    2. 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, …

    3. FOX32: Green City Market launches delivery service

      Thursday, April 2, 2020

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    4. Inside Hook: What Happens to Chicago's Farmers — and Their Markets — During a Pandemic?

      Thursday, April 2, 2020

      Written By: Ari Bendersky of Inside HookYou never realize how important a farmers market is until you’re faced with the reality you may not have a market to visit. This holds true for consumers, of course, but even more so for the people behind …

    5. WGN: Green City Market has an app that will get your groceries delivered to your doorstep

      Thursday, April 2, 2020

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    6. 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 …

    7. WTTW: Farmers Markets Rally to Create Virtual Hubs for Hard-Hit Local Growers. Here's a Roundup

      Thursday, April 2, 2020

      Written By: Patti Wetli of WTTWFarmers markets have been labeled an “essential” operation during the coronavirus outbreak, which means the markets will go on, in one form or another.Members of the Chicago Farmers Market Collective, …

    8. NBC5: How to Make Farm Fresh Vegetable Soup

      Monday, March 30, 2020

      Cafe 5: How to Make Farm Fresh Vegetable SoupGreen City Markets’ Chef Educator Lisa Kalabokis teaches viewers how to make vegetable white bean soup, all made using local ingredients.Click here to watch on

    9. Fresh bread, grass-fed meat and locally grown produce delivered to your door? It's happening, as farmers markets turn virtual to help growers hurt by coronovirus shutdowns.

      Saturday, March 28, 2020

      Written By: Louisa Chu of Chicago TribuneMarket inspired and chef driven. The mantra has made Chicago a world renowned culinary destination in recent years. The West Loop epicenter rose around a herd of Goat restaurants, where farmers shared billing …

    10. 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 …

    11. Green City Market Goes Virtual

      Tuesday, March 17, 2020

      Sustainable farmers respond to Chicagoans need for fresh, local food with home deliveriesFor more than 20 years, Green City Market has been the leading source of local, sustainable food in Chicago. Tens of thousands of Chicagoans depend on our markets …

    12. Green City Market to Cancel Indoor Market on Saturday, March 14

      Friday, March 13, 2020

      In Response to COVID-19 Concerns We’re Exploring Options to Get Fresh, Local Food to Our Customers Green City Market’s Indoor Market is crucial to the dozens of local family farmers who bring nutritious, sustainably-grown food directly …

    13. 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 …

    14. 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 …

    15. 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 …

    16. 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 …

    17. 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 …

    18. Watch: The Kids of Von Linne Make Empanadas!

      Friday, January 17, 2020

      Take a peek at an adorable video of our fourth and fifth grade Edible Education students at Carl Von Linne Elementary tackling the perfect pastry pouch: the empanada! Green City Market is in the classroom at Von Linne and DePaul College Prep every week, …

    19. "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 …

    20. "Edible Education changed my lifestyle and my values": GCM Educating the Next Generation of Eaters

      Friday, December 13, 2019

      Carly is just one of the 535 Edible Education students Green City Market reaches, helping Chicago's next generation of eaters to learn where their food comes from and why it matters. Donate today to grow support for students like …

    21. All Hail the Tomato: Tomato Bliss' Path to Market

      Tuesday, December 10, 2019

      Tomato Bliss 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 farmers like Marie and Sasha and ensure that …

    22. 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 …

    23. 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 …

    24. 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 …

    25. 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 …

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