Farmers’ Markets


Did you know? The last working farm in the city limits is located in Mount Greenwood at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences (CHSAS). Opened in 1985, CHSAS offers urban students with talents in science and math the unique opportunity explore the business and labor sides of agricultural. And in the summer, the school’s farm stand is open Monday-Friday, 8:45AM-1PM at 3857 West 111th Street, offering a variety of fruits and veggies from watermelon and cantaloupe to butternut squash and eggplant. Keep reading for an extensive list of local farmers’ markets…


Downtown Markets

Daley Plaza: Through Oct. 31, Washington and Dearborn, Thursdays 7AM-3PM.

Federal Plaza: Through Oct. 31, Adams & Dearborn, Tuesdays 7AM-3PM

Willis Tower Plaza: Through Oct 31, Wacker and Jackson (233 South Wacker Drive), Tuesdays 7AM-3PM

Museum of Contemporary Art: Through Oct. 29, Chicago Avenue & Mies van der Rohe Way, Tuesdays 7AM-3PM


Neighborhood Markets

Division Street: Through Oct. 26, Division & Dearborn between State and Clark, Saturdays 7AM-1PM

Lincoln Park: May 11-Oct. 26, Armitage & Orchard in the Lincoln Park High School Parking Lot, Saturdays

Beverly: Through Oct. 27, 2013, 95th & Longwood, Sundays 7AM-1PM

Wicker Park & Bucktown: Through Oct. 27, Wicker Park & Damen, Sundays 8AM-2PM

Lincoln Square: Through Oct. 29, Lincoln/Leland/Western, Tuesdays 7AM-1PM

Hyde Park: Through Oct. 31, 53rd Street & Hyde Park Boulevard, Thursdays 7AM-1PM

Bridgeport: Through Oct. 5, 35th & Wallace, Saturdays 7AM-1PM

Northcenter: Through Oct. 26, Belle Plaine/Damen/Lincoln, Saturdays 7AM-1PM

Printers Row: Through Oct. 26, Dearborn & Polk (Printers Row Park), Saturdays 7AM-1PM

Southport Market: Through Oct. 5, in Blaine School, 1420 W. Grace, Saturdays 8AM-2PM

Garfield Park Conservatory: Through Oct. 27, 300 North Central Park Avenue, Sundays 11AM-4PM

South Shore: Through Aug. 26, 2013, 77th Street & Lake Michigan, Sundays 1-5PM

Columbus Park: Through Oct. 29, Harrison and Central, Tuesdays 2-7PM

La Follette Park: Through Oct. 30, 2013, 1333 North Laramie Avenue, Wednesdays 2-7PM

Austin Town Hall: Through Oct. 26, Lake and Central, Thursdays 10AM-2PM

West Humboldt Park: Through Oct. 26, 3601 West Chicago Avenue (parking lot), Saturdays 10AM-3PM

Pullman: Through Oct. 30, 111th & Cottage Grove (Arcade Park), Wednesdays 7AM-12PzM

Devon Community: July 7, Aug 4, Sept. 1 and Oct. 6, 2720 West Devon Street (Republic Bank Parking Lot) 10AM-2PM

Pilsen: Chicago Community Bank parking lot (1800 South Halsted) Sundays 9AM-3PM

Loyola Market: Through Sept. 23, Southwest corner of Albion and Sheridan Roads 3–7PM; Sept 30–Oct 14 2:30–6:30PM

Compiled by Angelica Sanchez


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