Best Chicago Farmers Markets for Fresh Produce

During the summer months, there’s nothing better than tucking into a market bright with color. From plump tomatoes to crisp apples, these are the spots where you can pick up the freshest of fruits and vegetables in the Windy City.

Green City Market

via Flickr user Kurman Communications

via Flickr user Kurman Communications

This spot is all about locally grown and sustainable produce, and strives to connect farmers not only to the community, but to restaurateurs. You may even run into your favorite chef doing a cooking demo! With everything from artisan cheese to small-batch spirits, Green City Market will have you coming back each week.

Location: 799 W Fulton Market | 1817 N Clark Street
Dates: Sat, 9:00am – 2:00pm | Wed and Sat, 7:00am – 1:00pm

Logan Square Farmers Market

via Flickr user camanity_kane

via Flickr user camanity_kane

This market appeals to all sorts of Chicagoans, from hipsters to parents. Not only will you find all of the fresh eats you can imagine, but musical performances from local acts as well. We definitely recommend coming here to spend the day with some friends—you never know what you might find!

Location: 3107 W Logan Boulevard
Dates: Sun, 10:00am – 3:00pm

Chicago French Market

via Flickr user Pam Broviak

via Flickr user Pam Broviak

This is Chicago’s only indoor marketplace that operates year round. Chicago French Market evokes Europe with cuisines of all different nationalities, fresh local produce, small gifts, and even bath products. You can easily spend hours wandering this place, or you can just stop in for a quick meal.

Location: 131 N Clinton Street
Dates: Mon-Fri, 7:00am – 7:30pm | Sat, 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

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