Best Farmer’s Markets in Chicago, Illinois

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Independence Park Farmer’s Market
Irving Park Road and Hamlin Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618

The Independence Park Farmer’s Market will be celebrating its seventh year this season. Sponsored by the Greater Independence Market Neighborhood Association, vendors at this market provide produce, eggs, tomato based products, French and Polish baked goods, flowers, jams, natural body care products, honeys, and nuts. Not all food here is organic. This market provides both organic and non organic food, be sure to check your labels carefully or skip this market. This market is open from June to October from 9:00am-1:00pm.

Prudential Plaza Chicago Farmer’s Market
Lake St. & Beaubien Court
Chicago, IL 60601

This market features a variety of farm fresh produce, baked goods, fresh flowers, and local crafts. It is open from June to October on Tuesdays from 7:00am-3:00pm. Take advantage of the early opening hour of 7:00am!

Chicago French Market
131 N. Clinton St.
Chicago, IL 60606

This is the only year round European inspired market in Chicago. Monday through Friday, doors open at 7:30am and close at 7:30pm. Not all vendors will be open at 7:30am, though all will be open by 10:00am at the latest. On Saturdays, the hours are 8:30am-6:00pm. This market offers fresh ingredients for at home cooking as well as grab and go healthy choices for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Pilsen Community Farm Market
1800 S. Halsted
Chicago, IL 60608

This market is sponsored by the Chicago Community Bank and organized by residents of Pilsen. The goals of this market are to bring fresh, locally produced, and organic food options to the people of Pilsen. Here you can find fresh flowers, baked goods, and sweet treats. Local restaurants will be on hand to provide you with breakfast and coffee. This third season, the Pilsen Community Farm Market will be open from June through October, every Sunday from 9:00am-3:00pm.

Logan Square Farmer’s Market
3107 W. Logan Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60647

This market is operated by the Logan Chamber of Commerce. Its hours are Sundays from 10:00am-2:00pm. Food stamps and credit cards are now accepted! Here you will find farm fresh and organic produce, sauces, freshly made crepes, herbs, and meat. Prepared foods vendors will offer you drinks, sandwiches, barbeque, salads, and baked goods. Food comes from Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana and is grown with organic and sustainable practices.

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