Fresh, farm-to-table, just baked, home-made. All the things we love about shopping outdoors for good and tasty items for our kitchen are back with farmers markets opening in May and June. Here is a short rundown of a few faves in the Chicago area.
Chicago City Markets
Chicago City Markets (presented by Humana) opens May 15 on Division Street. Then the farmers market on Daley Plaza opens May 27 followed by the historic Maxwell Street Market (every thing goods) on June 6.. For more City Markets and hours, dates and safety guidelines visit ChicagoCityMarkets.us.
The popular food and chef demo market at the south end of Lincoln Park (aprox. 1817 N. Clark St.) opens today, May 15, 2021. For more dates and times visit Market Lincoln Park – Green City Market.
The West Loop market at Mary Bartelme Park (115 S. sangamon St.) opens June 5. For more dates and hours visit Calendar – Green City Market
Independent Suburban Markets
More suburban markets open each weekend. Two popular ones in the northern suburbs are in Evanston and Lake Bluff.
Evanston’s Farmers Markets opened May 1. Their downtown location is at University Place and Oak Avenue east of East Railroad Avenue. For more information and hours on this and other locations visit Evanston Farmers Market.
The Lake Bluff Farmers Market opens June 5. For hours and location visit Lake Bluff Farmers Market.