Green City Market Fulton, sister to the Green City Market in Lincoln Park, opens its second season this Saturday, June 6 at the southeast corner of Fulton and Halsted streets. Hours are 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday through October. Green City Market is Chicago’s premier sustainable outdoor farmer’s market.
Having a market so central to Chicago’s burgeoning Fulton Market Innovation District is exciting,” says Melissa Flynn, Green City Market’s executive director. “Green City Market is a perfect market partner for the district,” said Sarah Stegner and Vi Daley, co-chairs of the Green City Market board. “We have a 17-year proven history in Lincoln Park. We are excited for the farmers to have an opportunity to increase the flow of local food to the community and thrilled that we’ve been asked back for our second season here.”
Vendors will be selling organic and sustainable produce, vegetables and other goods at the market. The growing Fulton Market District/West Loop is one of Chicago’s most popular and fastest growing neighborhoods.
Confirmed Vendors include:
Bushel and Peck’s
Green Acres Farm
Leaning Shed Farm
Mint Creek Farm
Nichols Farm and Orchard
The Flower Garden
Simon Majumdaar Book Signing June 6
Simon Majumdar, a mainstay on The Food Network and known as one of its toughest critics, will be signing his new book, Fed, White and Blue: Finding America with My Fork, beginning at 10 a.m. June 6 at the Green City Market Fulton. Simon has appeared on numerous episodes of Iron Chef America, Beat Bobby Flay, The Next Iron Chef, Best Thing I Ever Ate, and Extreme Chef. He is a recurring judge on Cutthroat Kitchen.
About Green City Market
The mission of Green City Market is to improve the availability of a diverse range of high quality foods, connecting local producers and farmers to chefs, restaurateurs, food organizations and the public, and supporting small family farms while promoting a healthier society through education and appreciation for local, fresh, sustainably raised produce and products.
Green City Market has been a destination for locals and visitors to Chicago since its inception in 1998. It has consistently been named in the top 10 of the nation’s best farmers markets by national publications such as USA Today, Bon Appetit, Travel & Leisure, Forbes, Shape, CNN, Huffington Post and US News, among others.
For more information, visit Green City Market’s website at http://www.greencitymarket.org or call 773-880-1266.