Green City Indoor Market - Winter Farmers Market

Enjoy access to local and sustainable produce and products year-round by shopping at Green City Market’s Indoor Farmers Market. Even in subzero temperatures, chefs, restaurateurs, food organizations, and the general public can obtain delicious, fresh foods while shopping in a warm, cozy environment.

Why Shop at an Indoor Farmers Market?

As Chicago’s largest and first year-round sustainable farmers market, we’re proud to welcome Chicagoans to our Indoor Market on select Saturdays November through April in the heart of Lincoln Park. We want the thousands of people that visit Green City Market during the summer months to continue to have access to healthy food and our robust educational programming.

Don’t forget to check our schedule frequently, since we often schedule seminars,chef demonstrations and cooking classes alongside the rest of our regular offerings.

2018-2019 Indoor Season schedule:  

November: 3, 10, 17
December: 1, 8, 15, 22
January: 5, 19
February: 2, 16
March: 2, 16, 30
April: 13, 27
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Our Venue

The Indoor Market takes up residence in thePeggy Notebaert Nature Museum, located at2430 North Cannon Drive. We couldn’t ask for a better winter home. The museum is nestled in Lincoln Park, and offers a variety of programs year ‘round for children, families, and adults, including Butterfly Haven Yoga, Nature Nuts, and programs that support community organizations like ours (the Chicago Volunteer Expo is a must-visit if you’re interested in making your community a better place). Best of all, you can make a day of it, exploring the museum and capping off your day shopping the diverse bounty of produce, meats, and artisanal goods from our vendors.

Our Vendors

At the Indoor Farmers Market, you’re buying from — and supporting — people with a direct connection to the land, produce, and their animals. Look forward to interacting and buying from farmers, butchers, and artisans based right here in the Midwest.

The following is a sampling of what you can expect to find at the market during the winter. Check out our homepage to see what’s fresh each month.

Produce

While nature’s offerings range month to month, vegetables like microgreens, herbs, winter squash, potatoes, radishes, turnips, beets, and collards are available at the winter market. Depending on the month, there are also fruits like apples and pears available, alongside seasonal favorites like cranberries, pumpkins, and cider.

Meat, Seafood, and Protein

Our vendors bring small farming, responsible practices, and heritage livestock back to the forefront of meat production. Market offerings include charcuterie, lamb, pork, turkey, tofu, grass-fed beef, lake caught fish, pastured chicken, and eggs. Milk, butter, yogurt, and a variety of cheeses are also available year-round.

Artisanal Food Items

Stock your pantry with foods that will compliment the produce and protein purchased at the market. Items include grains/flours, breads and pastries, honey, hot sauce, maple syrup, pasta, frozen soup, pickles, popcorn, preserves, salsas/sauces, and vinegar.

Ready-to-Eat

The whole family can eat breakfast or lunch at the Indoor Farmers Market. Warm up with chili or soup, or munch on tacos, grilled cheese sandwiches, or apple cider donuts. All prepared foods are made with local ingredients.

Connecting to the Community

We want all Chicagoans to have access to a diverse range of high-quality foods along with free resources andeducational opportunities.

Link Matching Program

Green City Market strives to enhance access to fresh, healthy, locally grown food to all members of our community by matching the value ofLink benefits dollar-for-dollar (up to $15 per card, per market day) to spend at the market.

Green City Market Home Compost Drop-Off

Thanks to a partnership with Healthy Soil Compost, we offerhome compost drop-offs at our indoor market. Shoppers can bring their own bag or container of organic waste (up to 5 gallons) and drop it off for $3. During the holiday season, this also includes Halloween pumpkins!

Visit the Indoor Farmers Market

Our vendors look forward to welcoming you to the market this winter. The indoor location is easily accessible by either car or public transit:

Parking

Parking is available in theDiversey Harbor parking lot off of Cannon Drive.

Public Transportation

The following CTA bus routes stop near the Nature Museum: 22 Clark, 36 Broadway, 76 Diversey, 151 Sheridan, 156 LaSalle. The closest train stop is the Fullerton Brown, Purple, and Red line (walk east on Fullerton to the museum).


Know your food, know your farmer
Locations & hours
May through October (Outdoors)
Lincoln Park
N. Clark St & N. Lincoln Ave
Wednesdays and Saturdays, 7am–1pm
June through October (Outdoors)
West Loop, Mary Bartelme Park
115 S. Sangamon St
Saturdays, 8am–1pm
November through April (Indoors)
Peggy Notebaert Museum
2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Saturdays, 8am–1pm

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2613 W. Lawrence Avenue

Chicago, IL 60625

(773) 880-1266

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