Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Green City Market heads indoors for the winter beginning November 8 at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

GCM Winter Market  photo DSC02094 301Just because winter is fast approaching, it doesn't mean that you can't still find fresh, locally grown produce, fruit and food in Chicago thanks to Green City Market's indoor operations. Green City Market moves indoors to the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum at 2430 N. Cannon Dr. on November 8. Look for vendors toting organic baked goods, meats, poultry, fruits, vegetables, dairy products and more.

Save these dates, winter markets will be held: November 1, 8, 15 and 22; December 6 and 20; January 24; February 7 and 21; March 7 and 21, and April 4 and 18.

From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Chicago foodies, chefs and restaurateurs will head to the second floor of the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum to celebrate sustainable farming practices and good eats, where it will remain through the winter months. The market will return to its outdoor location in Lincoln Park in May.

Visit www.greencitymarket.org for the list of farmers and more details.

Products available in November and December include:
Apple CiderLamb
ApplesMicro Greens & Sprouts
Beans   Mushrooms
Black WalnutsParsnips
Bread & Pastry Pears
Brussels SproutsPecans
Corn MealPotatoes
Grilled CheeseTacos
Hot PeppersTamales

Green City Market CookbookThe Green City Market's Cookbook ($24.95) will be available for purchase. The book features seasonal 88 recipes from local celebrated chefs and frequent Green City shoppers and is the perfect food gift for the food enthusiast in your life, especially as a host/hostess gift for Thanksgiving or Christmas.
Since its debut in 1998, the Green City Market has been committed to educating Chicagoans about sustainable agricultural practices and connecting consumers with area farmers that follow these practices. Green City Market has consistently been named in the top 10 of the nation's best farmers markets by national publications such as Bon Appetit, Travel & Leisure, Forbes, Shape, CNN, Huffington Post and US News, among others. The organization recently published its first cookbook, The Green City Market Cookbook, featuring recipes from chefs, restaurateurs and market customers. The cookbook is available at both Green City Market locations as well as on its website.
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