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Chicago farmers market guide

Our Chicago farmers market guide covers where to get fruit, flowers, sweets and veggies all across the city

Photograph: Wendell Remington

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

Logan Square Farmers Market

Located along the neighborhood's historic boulevard, the Logan Square Farmers Market occurs on 10am-3pm every Sunday from May 15–October 25. The market draws vendors from Wisconsin, Michigan and southern Illinois, featuring plenty of seasonal produce, farm-raised meats and fresh baked goods. Arrive early to beat the crowds, grab your groceries and enjoy a meal from Chicago Diner, Spencer's Jolly Posh or Gayle's Best Ever Grilled Cheese.

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Logan Square

Wicker Park Farmers Market

Each Sunday, a small horde of farmers, vendors and shoppers descend on Wicker Park for the neighborhood's farmers' market, which features fresh regional goods. The market typically begins in May and ends sometime in October when the chill of fall begins to set in. The Wicker Park Farmers' Market is held 8am-2pm on Sundays from June 12-October 30.

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Wicker Park

Monday farmers markets

Loyola Farmers Market

The Loyola Farmers Market is held from 3-7pm on Mondays from June 6-September 19. Additionally, the market is open from 2:30-6:30pm on Mondays from September 26-October 10.

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Rogers Park

Tuesday farmers markets

Wednesday farmers markets

Andersonville Farmers Market

The Andersonville Farmers Market is held 3–8pm on Wednesdays from May 18–September 7. Hours are 3–7pm from September 12–October 12.

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Andersonville

Green City Market

The largest farmers' market in Chicago, Green City Market is held 7am–1pm on boths Wednesdays and Saturdays from May 7–October 29 in Lincoln Park. The market is held 7am–1pm on Saturdays from June 4–October 29 at the Fulton location.   During the indoor season, you can find the Green City Market at the Peggy Notebaert Museum on Saturdays from November through April. Vendors include Ellis Farms, Nordic Creamery and Mint Creek Farm. Plus, there are chef demos, workshops and more.

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Lincoln Park

Thursday farmers markets

Argyle Night Market

The Argyle Night Market runs 5–9pm on Thursday evenings from July 7–August 25. It includes farm vendors and stalls featuring Argyle Street restaurants.

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Uptown

Saturday farmers markets

Edgewater Farmers Market

The Edgewater Farmers Market runs from 8am–1pm on Saturdays from June 11–August 20. Vendors include Stamper Cheese, La Boulangerie and Lehman's Orchard.

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Edgewater

Green City Market

The largest farmers' market in Chicago, Green City Market is held 7am–1pm on boths Wednesdays and Saturdays from May 7–October 29 in Lincoln Park. 

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Lincoln Park
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5 comments
Rickey G
Rickey G

What happened to the Nettelhorst French Market on Saturdays?

Abdulrauf S
Abdulrauf S

I want to participate in all events, anyone please guide me accordingly. 


Best regards

Abdulrauf Shaikh

raufsh@yahoo.com

Brandi P
Brandi P

Wrong info for South Shore mrkt. Address is 79th and South Shore Drive which the map shows. Pls correct