We love our fresh, locally-sourced veggies, and the relationships fostered within the community. But winter’s here, and gone are those lovely summer morning trips to your favorite farmers market.
But wait, there’s a way to still enjoy produce you love from your local farmers.
Here are three indoor markets open for the season!
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
As Chicago’s largest and first year-round market, Green City offers an indoor alternative on Saturdays through April. The well-known market prides itself in supporting family farms and establishing great connections between consumers and their local farmers. They advocate for a healthier society, hosting educational programs beneficial for all.
Saturdays, November – April | 8 am – 1 pm
6100 South Blackstone Avenue
With help from determined volunteers, 61st Street has become a South Side Chicago premiere farmers market, producing the freshest produce from local and regional farmers. They also offer chef demos, “Market School” sessions, and live music.
November 2, 9, 16, 23, December 7, 14, January 11, February 8, March 14, and April 11 | 9 am – 2 pm
2363 North Milwaukee Avenue
Managed by Logan Square Chamber of Commerce, this farmers market makes it their civic duty to provide locals with over 60 local farms and food purveyors. Their mission is to build up the Logan Square community and foster entrepreneurship.
Sundays, November 3 – March 29 | 10 am – 3 pm
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Featured Image Credit: Green City Markets