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Event Wed May 12 2010

Farmers Markets Opening Soon

Farmer's Market @ MCA, Tuesdays
Even though they likely needed down coats and mugs of hot coffee to make it through the cold morning, the Green City Market opened outdoors this morning. Other Farmers Markets opening through Sunday (and their forecast):

Thursday (52/71, Thunderstorms):
Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington, 7am-3pm

Saturday (48/66, Overcast):
Lincoln Park, Armitage and Orchard, 7am-1pm
61st St. Farmers Market, 6100 S. Blackstone , 9am-2pm
Division Street, 50 W. Division, 7am-1pm
Beverly, 9500 S. Longwood Dr., 7am-1pm

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paul / May 15, 2010 11:11 AM

Evanston's market is open too:
Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market
Saturday, 7:30am to 1pm, University Place and Oak Ave.

Jocelyn Gerard / June 9, 2010 3:44 PM

Also, a new market has opened in Rogers Park at the corner or Morse & Glenwood, just off the Morse Avenue Red line L stop.

Glenwood Sunday Market is an independently run farmers' market that opened last weekend June 6th. The market will run every Sunday through October 17th from 9am-2pm on Sundays in Rogers Park at the intersection of Morse & Glenwood Avenues. Located right off the Red Line Morse L stop, it is convenient to public transportation and features all organic produce. Accepts Link cards and credit cards.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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