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Event Mon May 18 2015

Farmers Markets Opening for Business

I don't think it's going to snow anymore, so it's time to look forward to the opening of the city's many farmers markets this month and next.

Already Open:

  • Green City Market (Clark & Lincoln), Wednesdays and Saturdays 7am-1pm

  • Daley Plaza Farmers Market (50 W. Washington), Thursdays 7am-2pm

  • Division Street Market (Division & Dearborn), Saturdays 7am-1pm

  • Lincoln Park Farmers Market (2001 N. Orchard), Saturdays 7am-1pm

  • Beverly Farmers Market (95th and Longwood), Sundays 7am-1pm

  • 61st Street Farmers Market (6100 S. Blackstone), Saturdays 9am-2pm

  • Logan Square Farmers Market (3107 W. Logan Blvd), Sundays 10am-3pm
  • May:

  • Federal Plaza Farmers Market (Adams & Dearborn), Tuesdays 7am-3pm (starting tomorrow)

  • Andersonville Farmers Market (1500 W. Berwyn), Wednesdays 3-8pm (starting May 20th)

  • Edison Park Farmers Market (6730 N. Olmsted), monthly Wednesdays 4-8pm (starting May 27th; June 24th, August 26th, September 30th, October date TBD)

  • Pilsen Community Market (1800 S. Halsted St.), Sundays 9am-2pm (starting May 31st)
  • June:

  • Lincoln Square Farmers Market (Lincoln, Leland & Western), Tuesdays 7am-1pm (starting June 3rd)

  • Low Line Farmers Market (Southport Brown Line Station), Thursdays 3-8pm (starting June 4th)

  • El Conuco Farmers Market at Humboldt Park (California & Division), Saturdays 10am-3pm (starting June 6th)

  • Horner Park Farmers Market (2741 W. Montrose Ave.), Saturdays 9am-1pm (starting June 6th)

  • Portage Park Farmers Market (Berteau & Central), Sundays 10am-2pm (starting June 7th)

  • Glenwood Farmers Market (6950 N. Morse Ave.), Sundays 9am-2pm (starting June 7th)

  • Loyola Farmers Market (6550 N. Sheridan), Mondays 3-7pm (starting June 8th)

  • Fulton Market Farmers Market (Fulton, between Peoria & Green), Wednesdays 4-8pm (starting June 10th)

  • Northcenter Farmers Market (Belle Plaine, Damen & Lincoln), Saturdays 7am-1pm (starting June 13th)

  • Garfield Park Community Market (200 N. Kedzie Ave.), monthly Saturdays 10am-1pm (starting June 13th) and monthly Thursdays 10am-1pm (starting June 18th)

  • Edgewater Farmers Market (1200 W. Norwood Ave.) Saturdays 8am-1pm (starting June 13th)

  • Jefferson Park Sunday Market (Lawrence & Long), Saturdays 9:30am-1:30pm (starting June 14th)

  • Wicker Park Farmers Market (1425 N. Damen Ave.), Sundays 8am-2pm (starting June 14th)

  • Bridgeport Art Center Farmers Market (1200 W. 35th St.), Saturdays 7am-1pm (starting June 20th)

  • Printers Row Farmers Market (Dearborn & Polk), Saturdays 7am-1pm (starting June 20th)

  • Southport Farmers Market (1420 W. Grace), Saturdays 8am-2pm (starting June 20th)

  • Garfield Park Conservatory Farmers Market (300 N. Central Park Ave.), Sundays 11am-4pm (starting June 21st)

  • South Shore Farmers Market (Rainbow Beach Park, 3111 E. 77th St.), Sundays 1-5pm (starting June 21st)

  • Willis Tower Farmers Market (233 S. Wacker Dr.), Thursdays 7am-3pm (starting June 25th)

  • South Loop Farmers Market (1936 S. Michigan Ave.), Thursdays 4-8pm (starting June 25th)

  • Englewood/Anchor House Farmers Market (71st St. & Racine Ave.), Saturdays 8am-1pm (starting June 27th)

  • The Back of The Yards Community Market at The Plant (1400 W. 46th St.), Saturdays 11am-3:30pm (starting June 27th)

  • West Humboldt Park Farmers Market (3601 W. Chicago Ave.), Saturdays 10am-2pm (starting June 27th)

  • Perry Avenue Community Farmers Market (5749 S. Perry Ave.), Sundays 10am-2pm (starting June 28th)

  • Columbus Park Farmers Market (Harrison & Central), Tuesdays 2-7pm (starting June 30th)
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    Amy Williams / May 21, 2015 4:17 PM

    And don't forget the Hyde Park Farmers' Market, starting on June 4, every Thursday from 7am-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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