Green City Market has been supplying Lincoln Park with responsibly-produced foods since 1998.

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Green City Market


Stands of purple cabbages, red radishes, green asparagus and other bright-hued produce sprawl through Lincoln Park at Chicago's biggest farmers market. Follow your nose to the demonstration tent, where local cooks such as Top Chef winner Stephanie Izard prepare dishes – say rice crepes with a mushroom gastrique (reduction) – using market ingredients.

In winter the market moves into the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum and is held from 8am to 1pm on Saturday only.

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