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Event Tue Aug 12 2014

New Farmer's Market Small, but Packs a Punch

14700851477_e02d86bf53_z.jpgIf you're tired of elbowing through the crowds at your local farmer's market, I have a very good recommendation for you: the newly opened Horner Park Farmer's Market is a wonderful addition, and located in one of the city's finest (and largest) parks. I stumbled upon it this past weekend and was impressed by the variety of vendors in attendance, among them Mint Creek Farms, M's Organic Farm, Katherine Anne confections, and Albany Park's Global Gardens, a refugee training program. The market is open Saturdays at the corner of Montrose and California (9am-1pm); you won't be disappointed.

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Horner Park Farmers Market / August 13, 2014 10:08 AM

Thank you for the market love - we are glad you stopped by!

A quick note to the above, our lovely coffee provider is Bru Coffeeworks, - which is a different Bru than the one in Wicker Park. Bru Coffeeworks is hyper-local to our market, roasting their delicious beans just 0.5 miles away on Lawrence.

We look forward to seeing you at our Market every Saturday, 9am-1pm!

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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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