1. WGN Lunchbreak: Spiced squash seeds

      Thursday, October 29, 2020

      Watch and get the recipe at 

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

      Friday, October 2, 2020

    3. Green City Market extending outdoor season through November 21

      Tuesday, September 29, 2020

      We officially have 8 more weeks of outdoor farmers markets! Green City Market — previously scheduled to end our outdoor season on Saturday, October 31 — will now be open for the first three Saturdays in November at both GCM Lincoln …

    4. We're movin' on up! New space = more deliveries

      Thursday, September 24, 2020

      GCM Delivered — our new online ordering and home delivery platform, designed to keep our farmers connected to shoppers and to provide a safe option for Chicagoans to access the food they need — is growing! Green City Market is moving …

    5. 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 …

    6. 8 Tips for Fighting Food Waste at Home

      Monday, September 14, 2020

      Meeting the people who bring fresh food to the market every week may make you consider all the hard work and dedication that goes into producing what we eat. But how much of that is for nothing? The reality is that 40% of the US food supply is wasted …

    7. National Eat Local Day, Sept. 22, Urges Restaurants and Consumers to Prepare Locally Sourced Meals

      Thursday, September 10, 2020

      Tuesday, September 22 is National Eat Local Day, a day to encourage restaurants and people cooking at home to prepare and serve a complete meal created with locally grown ingredients. “Our …

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

      Thursday, August 20, 2020

      Plus, get the recipe at 

    9. Cook the seasons: Solutions for your peak season market haul

      Wednesday, August 19, 2020

      Kathryn Domanchuk Shiels lives in Lincoln Park and is a frequent patron of Green City Market. If you often find yourself in a panic over what to do with your GCM haul, you can follow her on Instagram (@cooktheseasons), where she hopes to ease your farmers …

    10. The All of Us Research Program: Changing the Future of Health

      Thursday, August 13, 2020

      The All of Us Research Program at Northwestern is a historic effort to collect and study data from one million or more people living in the United States. The program is calling on volunteer participants like you to share information about your …

    11. 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 …

    12. Vin Chicago and Green City Market: A natural pairing

      Thursday, July 23, 2020

      Peter Schwarzbach’s family has been in the wine business since 1934. They got their start with a single family-run store on Madison Street right after Prohibition ended, and now they operate three locations in Chicago, Barrington, and Highland …

    13. New vendor alert: Kikwetu Kenya Coffee Company 

      Monday, July 20, 2020

      Martha Itulya-Omollo and Leecox Omollo were both raised in Kenya but had different paths to Kikwetu Kenya Coffee Company.For Martha, the aroma of Kenyan coffeeis very nostalgic. "My parents would take me along on their frequent trips …

    14. FOX32: Green City Market Chef BBQ at Home

      Thursday, July 16, 2020

      Get the whole story at

    15. 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 …

    16. 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

    17. 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 …

    18. 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 …

    19. "Eat Local, Act Global": Murassa Qazi of Gai Ghee Butter

      Monday, June 29, 2020

      As the first year-round sustainable farmers market in Chicago, Green City Market is proud to create a robust marketplace for local growers, producers, and vendors. We’re happy to welcome two new GCM Lincoln Park vendors as we enter our twenty-first …

    20. 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 …

    21. Green City Market to re-open in Mary Bartelme Park on Saturday, June 20

      Wednesday, June 17, 2020

      Green City Market West Loop will re-open on Saturday, June 20 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Mary Bartelme Park, 115 S. Sangamon St, Chicago, Illinois 60607. View upcoming GCM West Loop markets here. While we are incredibly excited …

    22. 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

    23. 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 …

    24. Green City Market to re-open in Lincoln Park on Saturday, June 13

      Tuesday, June 9, 2020

      We've got exciting news! Green City Market will re-open on Saturday, June 13 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Lincoln Park! GCM Lincoln Park will be open on Saturdays only for the remainder of June. We will provide an update about our …

    25. GCM Delivered + Pick Up postponed until Saturday, June 6

      Tuesday, June 2, 2020

      The actions of violent individuals who have taken advantage of peaceful protests paired with the resulting citywide curfew have forced us to make the extremely difficult decision to postpone our home delivery and pick up operations on Wednesday, June …

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