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Farmers Market Season is Upon Us! Green City Market Opens Wednesday, More Throughout May

By Anthony Todd in Food on May 2, 2011 3:20PM

Ramps will be in demand this Wednesday.
Calling all locavores, market shoppers, friends of farmers and lovers of fine food! Green City Market, the city's premier organic farmer's market, opens for the season on Wednesday. We've enjoyed Green City's fall and winter offerings at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, but there's nothing like getting into the park again. We'll be attending the opening day and taking pictures, so if you can't get down there, you can be worked up for the Saturday market. From here on out, Green City is every Wednesday and Saturday from 7 AM to 1PM. Green City isn't the only market that's about to start up - a schedule of May openings is after the jump.

It takes a little longer for most of the city markets to get going. Opening dates for some of the most popular (in May) are below. May 14th seems to be the big date.

Daley Plaza Farmers Market - May 12
61st Street Farmers Market - May 14
Division Street Farmers Market - May 14
Lincoln Park Farmers Market - May 14
Federal Plaza Farmers Market - May 17

The rest of the markets start in June, and we'll keep you updated. Check the city's website for locations and times.