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    1. Food for Your Heart & Health: Guest Blog from AMITA Health

      Thursday, February 21, 2019

      There is no better place to shop for your health and your heart than Green City Market. This week we asked Lindsay Colman, Registered Dietitian at AMITA Health, to give us some tips on heart healthy market foods.Just as our New Year’s Resolve might …

    2. Midwest-Inspired French Pastries: Vendor Spotlight on Verzenay

      Thursday, February 21, 2019

      A Saturday morning visit to Green City Market isn’t complete without a stop for freshly made breakfast pastries. Bakeries like Verzenay Patisserie take our farmers’ bounty and incorporate it into seasonal tarts, quiche, muffins, and scones. …

    3. Friday is CSA Day!

      Thursday, February 21, 2019

      The best part of getting a present is the anticipation of what is inside the box. If you know about Community Supported Agriculture, then you know what a gift a CSA membership can be.Tomorrow, February 22, is CSA Day. Local Harvest suggests that …

    4. Q&A with Farmer Jon of Healthy Soil Compost

      Wednesday, February 13, 2019

      Nutritious food and sustainable food systems starts with healthy soil. That’s why at every Green City Market location and event, you’ll find composting receptacles to collect organic waste like food scraps and paper plates. With the help …

    5. Come to the Table Dinner: ADAPT Recap

      Friday, February 8, 2019

      On Monday evening, we kicked off the 2019 Come to the Table Dinner Series at Uncommon Ground. The theme of our first dinner was “Adapt,” and focused on how small farms and food businesses are adjusting to the proliferation of “local” …

    6. 2018 Holiday Entertaining Guide

      Wednesday, December 19, 2018

      Showcase ingredients from local farmers and artisans in your holiday spreads!Happytizers: The Perfect Plan for Holiday Happy HourCharcuterie: Looking for the perfectly cured meats for your charcuterie board? Don’t miss Underground …

    7. 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

      Wednesday, December 5, 2018

      Support Midwest growers and small businesses with gifts from the farmers market.Give the Gift of Green City Market: We are thrilled to unveil the new Green City Market gift certificates this season. Gift certificates are available to purchase …

    8. 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!), …

    9. Blue Corn Enchiladas, Smoked Potato Gnocchi and 20+ fall-inspired dishes at A (Mostly) Veggie Affair

      Wednesday, November 7, 2018

      This week, WGN TV and NBC 5 Chicago hosted A (Mostly) Veggie Affair chefs in their studio kitchens to demonstrate their dishes for our fall fundraiser on Thursday, November 8th. Each chef prepared a dish using seasonal produce from local Green City Market …

    10. Watch #GCMVeggieAffair Chefs live on WGN-TV & NBC 5 this week!

      Tuesday, October 30, 2018

      Green City Market’s fall fundraiser, A (Mostly) Veggie Affair, is fast approaching on Thursday, November 8th at Lakeshore Beverage. To kick-off the event, we're excited to have participating chefs doing cooking demonstrations on live TV! Each chef …

    11. The Turkey Trials: Learn more about your holiday bird

      Monday, October 15, 2018

      Stay ahead of the curve on your Thanksgiving dinner prep at our markets this week by pre-ordering your turkey from Green City Market farmers and ranchers. All meat and poultry farms at our markets are certified sustainable by USDA Organic, Animal …

    12. Listen to Exec Director, Melissa Flynn on WGN Radio's Patty Vasquez Show with Andrea Darlas!

      Friday, October 12, 2018

      Did you catch our Executive Director, Melissa Flynn onWGN Radio's Patty Vasquez Show with Andrea Darlaslate last night? Good news! You can listen here and learn more about our exciting new app and upcoming fall fundraiserA (Mostly) Veggie Affair. Listen …

    13. Grains of Knowledge with Brian Severson Farms

      Tuesday, October 9, 2018

      Guest Blog Post by Shulamis Rouzaud, staff member of Brian Severson Farms:Brian Severson is a 5th generation farmer farming in Dwight, Illinois, which is about 80 miles south of Chicago. He works the farm with his wife, Karen, and his oldest son, Luke. …

    14. Edible Education Update: Starting the Garden at Manierre School

      Tuesday, September 25, 2018

      Last week, we had the pleasure of planting a garden at Manierre Elementary. Students were given a number of plant options to choose from. We then took a vote and planted the top six plants, as chosen by the 7th grade class. This exercise proved to empower …

    15. Green City Market app featured on NBC 5 Chicago's Tech Trends

      Monday, September 24, 2018

      Have you heard about our biggest news in tech: the Green City Market app? Our Executive Director, Melissa Flynn, chatted with NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski about the new app. Now, you can browse what's in season and order ahead with the convenience …

    16. 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 …

    17. 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, …

    18. GCM Lincoln Park Hours & Vendor Update for Air and Water Show on August 18th, 2018

      Wednesday, August 15, 2018

      Due to the Chicago Air and Water Show, we will be shutting Green City Market Lincoln Park early in preparation for the event on Saturday, August 18th. Our hours of operation will be 7am-11am. Please note: we will have a shorter list of vendors on this …

    19. Vendor Spotlight: Joe's Blueberries

      Tuesday, August 14, 2018

      Blueberry season is upon us! Even though the season is fleeting (just 3 weeks left for fresh blueberries), blueberry season never ends at Green City Market thanks to Joe's Blues. Joe's Blueberries is a family farm …

    20. Vendor Spotlight: Petals Farm

      Monday, August 6, 2018

      Petals Farm is a family operated farm specializing in growing the best, unique floral varieties, from fragrant spring peonies to harvest wreaths and bouquets in the fall. Their selection is consistently changing throughout the growing season.The farm is …

    21. 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 …

    22. Rick Bayless invites you to the 18th Annual Chef BBQ

      Monday, July 16, 2018

      This Thursday, July 19th, Green City Market is hosting their 18th Annual Chef BBQ, featuring 100+ top Chicago restaurants, breweries, distilleries, wineries and more! All ticket proceeds benefit their farmers markets, edible education and food accessp …

    23. The official 2018 Chef BBQ lineup is here!

      Friday, May 18, 2018

      We have 120+ restaurants, breweries, wineries and distilleries participating in our 18th Annual Chef BBQ! Do you see one of your favorite places on here? Meaning to try that one restaurant? This is your chance!A ticket to our largest fundraiser …

    24. The Farm is Coming To The City! Green City Markets Opening Days Announced!

      Monday, March 26, 2018

      Fresh Produce Will Be Available at Green City Markets Outdoor markets, Chicago’s source for fresh, local fruits, veggies and prepared foods.CHICAGO (March 26, 2018) – Green City Market’s outdoor (GCM) opening dates are fast approaching! …

    25. 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, …

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