Saturday, June 13, 2015

Soho House Chicago to Become 3rd Location for Green City Market Opening Tomorow - Sunday, June 14th

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Soho House Chicago


On Sunday, June 14th, Green City Market will open a third site at Soho House Chicago, located at 113-125 North Green Street. Open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the market will take over the lot behind the House, between Halsted and Green Street every second Sunday of the month through October 11th.  

“We are delighted to be opening this market at Soho House Chicago,” said Melissa Flynn, executive director of Green City Market. “The Fulton Market District is a vibrant growing community.”

According to Sarah Stegner, co-president of the Green City Market board and chef/owner of Prairie Grass Cafe, “Green City Market gives our farmers and vendors the opportunity to personally connect to the public as well as to chefs, restaurateurs and other food organizations who regularly shop the market. Soho House Chicago has been an exemplary member of the community since its opening and we are delighted to have this partnership.”

“We are thrilled to be partnering with Green City Market,” explains General Manager of Soho House Chicago, Thomas Lennard. “Sourcing the best, locally grown ingredients is always a fundamental part of all of our restaurants. To be able to support the local farmers, many from whom we source ourselves, is an exciting opportunity. Food is about bringing people together, and we look forward to offering a space where the neighborhood and food community can connect." 

Green City Market is known as a national leader in supporting small family farms and promoting a healthier society through education and appreciation for local, fresh, sustainably raised produce and products. It was recently named by USA Today in the top 4 such markets in the nation.

Green City Market Soho House Chicago will run 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every second Sunday of the month -- June 14, July 12, August 9, September 13 and October 11.

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About Green City Market
Green City Market is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization celebrating its 17th anniversary. The mission of Green City Market is to provide a marketplace for purchasing sustainably grown food and to educate, promote and connect farmers and local producers directly to chefs, restaurateurs, and the greater Chicago community. Green City Market values education about quality food and its source. Green City Market values farmers who take care of the land; the preservation of sustainably farmed land; a vibrant thriving community of local farms; and consumption of locally grown foods.

Market crowd by ckurmanGreen City Market’s incredible momentum comes from its broad base of support including conscientious and caring farmers and producers, consumers, chefs, restaurateurs, and other culinary professionals. It also reflects Chicagoans' increasing concern for a more sustainable food system by improving the quality of food on the table, produced by local farmers using organic and sustainable practices that preserve the environment for future generations. GCM's support of these local artisan farmers and producers increases the density of fresh, high-quality, locally produced food in Chicago, and provides the basis for a regional cuisine. For more information visit
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