1. 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 …

    2. 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 …

    3. 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 …

    4. 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 …

    5. FOX32: Green City Market Chef BBQ at Home

      Thursday, July 16, 2020

      Get the whole story at

    6. 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 …

    7. 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

    8. 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 …

    9. 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 …

    10. "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 …

    11. 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 …

    12. 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 …

    13. 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

    14. 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 …

    15. 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 …

    16. 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 …

    17. A message of solidarity

      Monday, June 1, 2020

      Here at Green City Market, we’re often talking about sustainably grown food, how to purchase it locally, how to prepare it, and how to ensure everyone ⁠— regardless of their income or zip code ⁠— has access to it.Today however, …

    18. WGN Lunchbreak: Spicy Tomato Soup

      Friday, May 22, 2020

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

    19. 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 …

    20. Tomatoes in May: Iron Creek Farm bringing peak season faves early

      Thursday, May 14, 2020

      Fresh! Gorgeous! Ripe tomatoes! In ... May? Yep, you heard it right — Iron Creek Farm in LaPorte, Indiana has juicy, fresh sungold tomatoes available now. Our friends at Iron Creek know you're antsy for a summery barbecue with perfect …

    21. 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, …

    22. Edible Ed @ Home: It's taco time!

      Friday, May 8, 2020

      What better way to enjoy a fun, nutritious dinner than with tacos?! This week’s newsletter will focus on the building-block components of making this tasty dish, giving you options for a variety of different fillings, spice blends, and side dishes …

    23. "This is a wake up call": How COVID-19 is impacting local growers

      Friday, May 1, 2020

      This is Abby. She owns Mick Klug Farm in St. Joseph, Michigan with her family. Abby’s family has tended to Mick Klug Farm and fed the Midwest sustainable, local produce for three generations. Her family is the reason we have sweet strawberries …

    24. School's out: GCM brings Edible Education to your home

      Friday, May 1, 2020

      Schools have been closed for nearly seven weeks now, and the remainder of the school year has been cancelled. Our Edible Education students are hunkered down at home, with no way of knowing when they’ll be back in the classroom.Green City …

    25. 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 …

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