Posted July 12, 2021
Zero Waste Idea: Egg Shell Seed Starter
You know those mini plastic pots you get at the garden center to start growing seeds in? Those add up to a lot of unnecessary plastic waste each season. The zero waste alternative? Use eggshells! Just rinse out your egg shells (making sure at least h…
Posted May 7, 2021
Club Sprouts, GCM's Kids' Programming, Is Back!
Club Sprouts is thrilled to announce the return of our at-market program! Stop by the Club Sprouts booth each week from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday or Wednesday at GCM Lincoln Park to grab a fun seasonal activity and recipe featuring items from our…
Posted May 4, 2021
What to Do with Ramps... If You've Never Heard of Ramps Before
Every Tuesday, Green City Market Program Coordinator, Alex Weyerhaeuser, is bringing you insider info — her recommended, can't-miss product of the week you've probably been sleeping on. Kick off the week with GCM's Fresh Factoid for all the far…
Posted September 14, 2020
8 Tips for Fighting Food Waste at Home
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…
Posted December 13, 2019
"Edible Education Changed My Lifestyle and My Values"
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 Carly and ensure tha…