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Event Fri Jun 01 2012

And We Have Liftoff: Farmers Markets Opening this Week

5801098141_6f9cdbba86.jpgSunday marks the first outdoor day of the Logan Square Farmers Market (Milwaukee and Logan, 10am-3pm); the Glenwood Sunday Market (9am-2pm, Glenwood between Morse and Lunt); the Wicker Park/Bucktown Farmers Market, 8am-2pm; the Pilsen Community Market at 18th and Halsted, 9am-3pm; the Portage Park Farmers Market, which will be held every other Sunday (June 3, 17, etc.) from 10am-2pm at Irving Park and Central; and lastly, the monthly West Humboldt Park Farmer's Market & Bazaar will be held Saturday at 3601 West Chicago.

The Lincoln Square Farmers Market opens up shop Tuesday at the municipal lot at Western and Leland, 7am-1pm (the Thursday Night Farmers Market begins June 14 in the same space). Also opening Tuesday is the Museum of Contemporary Art Farmers Market, 7am-3pm at Chicago and Mies van der Rohe. The South Loop gets into the game with the Wheeler Mansion Farmers Market, which opens Wednesday evening from 4-8pm, 2020 South Calumet. The Hyde Park Farmers Market at 53rd and Hyde Park Blvd opens Thursday, 7am-1pm.

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Jennifer / June 4, 2012 7:34 PM

Correction: Portage Park Market will run every other Sunday with the exception of Sept 2. We are located near the corner of Central and Berteau.

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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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