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Tuesday, October 19

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Event Wed May 04 2011

Green City Market Moves Outdoors

What may be a dreary sight to some of you raised my spirits immensely this morning on my walk to the bus.

This picture was taken at 6:05 this morning where Wisconsin Ave dead ends into Clark and despite the bare trees, ominous grey sky and poorly reviving grass, those little tents you see are true signs of spring. Green City Market moved outdoors today, which tells me if the farmers are willing to stand outside come what may, we should be too. These folks know a lot more about weather than I do.

This week, you should look for radishes, spring greens, possibly asparagus and rhubarb and winter staples of baked goods, local meats and cheeses and preserved goods. GCM will be open every Wednesday and Saturday from May through October, 7 am to 1 pm. At 10:30 GCM has rounded up an all-star cast of chefs for free cooking demos every market. The full schedule is available here.

Green City Market
1790 N. Clark (approximately)
(773) 880-1266

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To Kiss the Cook / May 4, 2011 10:21 AM

I think we've established that my market loyalties are primarily Logan Square but this still lifts my spirits. This and the fact that the LS alderman has failed in what is surely only his first attempt to block the bountiful beauty on the boulevard.

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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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