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Starting a Farmers or Community Market

Monday, March 26, 10–11:30am

Chicago Cultural Center, Millennium Park Room, 5th Floor South

DCASE City Markets manager Yescenia Mota will give an overview of opportunities available through the City markets program as well as available resources.


Fruit and vegetable vendor


Chicago's City Markets bring vendors selling fresh fruits, vegetables, plants and flowers to neighborhoods throughout the City of Chicago.


City Markets 2018 Reusable Bag Contest

2018 Reusable Bag Contest

Entries are due by April 6, 2018.


Fulton Market Expo Application (PDF)

Fulton Market Expo Application (PDF)

The Fulton Market Expo is an annual celebration of local farmers and makers.


Seasonality Chart

Seasonality Chart 

Find out when your favorite fruits and vegetables are in season.




Delicious recipes using fresh fruits and vegetables from Chicago's Farmers Markets.

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City Markets, Country Financial

Additional Insurance (PDF)
Additional Insurance (PDF)


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LINK Up Illinois Commercial

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Maxwell Street Market

Like markets? DCASE also operates Maxwell Street Market (800 S. Desplaines St.), a Chicago tradition of bargains and bargaining with an international flavor, open year round on Sundays, 7am–3pm. For details, visit

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