The Downtown Evanston Market is open for the season!
There are several Farmers' Markets in operation in Evanston. If you're interested in supporting the markets, visit Friends of Evanston Markets
Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market
The market is celebrating its 38th year. This market will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. every Saturday from May 4 through November 2.
Location: Intersection of University Place and Oak Ave. (behind Hilton Garden Inn, east of East Railroad Ave.)
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This market has a festive atmosphere and is a real crowd-pleaser! As many as 51 vendors sell a wide variety of goods each week, including fruits, vegetables, meat, flowers, cheese, eggs and bakery items. LINK cards are accepted and reusable bags are sold on site. Please note that dogs are not allowed at the market (with an exception for service animals).
Parking is free in the adjacent 1800 Maple Avenue Self Park Garage with ticket validation at the City of Evanston tent.
Not-for-profit Day will be held September 21 and Fall Fest will take place on October 26.
Time Out Chicago article>>> on the 2011 Downtown market
LINK is the name of the Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) system used in Illinois to distribute food and cash assistance benefits authorized under several federal and state programs, including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps.
Contact: Myra Gorman, 847/448-8045, firstname.lastname@example.org
West End Ethnic Market
Dates: Saturdays, June 8-October 26, 2013
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Intersection of Church St. and Dodge Ave. (ETHS parking lot)
LINK cards are accepted at the West End Market.
Dates: Wednesdays, June 5 through October 9, 2013
Time: 3:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Intersection of Ridge Ave. and South Blvd.
Contact: Michael Miro, Manager, 847-869-5640
The seventh annual Ridgeville Farmer's Market will be held in 2013. This market sells fresh local and organic produce, fresh eggs, cool drinks, and a wide assortment of baked goods. Connect with neighbors, farmers and musicians while you take in the music and park atmosphere. Click here for more information.
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