Whether you're an aspiring locavore or just want some delicious chocolate truffles, you can't pass up Chicago farmers markets, which span from Uptown to Lincoln Park and beyond. Many Chicago restaurants source their ingredients from the markets, so you'll recognize some vendors and spot chefs out and about. Here's our guide to where you can buy local produce this summer, broken down by day of the week.
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Sunday farmers markets
Tuesday farmers markets
Wednesday farmers markets
Thursday farmers markets
Saturday farmers markets
The 61st Street Farmers Market is open Saturdays from 9am–2pm starting May 16 and running through December 12. In November and December, the market runs indoors at the Experimental Station. Vendors include Ellis Family Farms, Mick Klug Farms and Peerless Bread & Jam.Read more