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Chicago Farmers Markets


Fresh Fruit • Vegetables • Plants • Flowers • Baked Goods

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Chicago City Markets Provide Access to Fresh Produce, Chicago-Made Products, Rare Finds and More


2017 Bag Design Contest

2017 Bag Design Contest

Open to High School students! All participants must submit their entries by Thursday, April 6 at 4pm CST.


More information and to enter the contest.


Fruit and vegetable vendor

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



City Markets 2017 Application (PDF)

2017 Application (PDF)

Application deadline is Monday, April 10, 2017.

City Markets 2017 Guidelines (PDF)

2017 Guidelines (PDF)

Important vendor information.

City Markets 2017 Schedule & Costs (PDF)

2017 Schedule & Costs (PDF)

2017 schedule and cost information.

2017 Growing Calendar (PDF) (brussel sprouts pictured)

2017 Growing Calendar (PDF)

Download the 2017 growing calendar.

2017 City Markets Schedule

2017 City Markets Schedule

A listing of the 2017 City Markets.

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.

Information and Resources


Chicago City Markets Workshops

Avalon Park, 1215 E. 83rd St.

Saturday, March 25, 10am


Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St.

Tuesday, April 25, 10am



Winter Farmers Markets in Illinois (PDF)

Winter Farmers Markets
in Illinois (PDF)

Download a list of Winter farmers markets taking place in Illinois.



Growing Calendar (.xls)

Floral Growing Calendar (.xls)





Maxwell Street MarketLike 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