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Here is a list of farmers markets in Chicago and the suburbs. Without a doubt there’s one near you. Freshly picked fruits and vegetables — directly from the growers — are available.

The downtown markets are open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hours at the neighborhood markets are 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., unless otherwise indicated.

For more information, visit chicagofarmersmarkets.us; agr.state.il.us/markets/farmers, or as otherwise indicated.

CHICAGO

Andersonville. Berwyn Avenue between Clark and Ashland. 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, June 13-Oct. 17. (773) 728-2995; andersonville.org .

Avondale. Concordia Place, 3300 N. Whipple, 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays: June 13, June 27; July 11, July 25; Aug. 8, Aug. 22; Oct. 10, Oct. 24. (773) 463-1600 ext. 330; concordiaplace.org .

Beverly. City parking lot. 9500 S. Longwood. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, May 13-Oct. 28.

Bridgeport. Parking lot, 35th and Wallace. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, June 16-Oct. 4. cityofchicago.org.

Bronzeville. 4400 S. Cottage Grove. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, June 16-Oct. 27. (773) 268-7232; qcdc.org .

Chatham/Seaway. Seaway Bank parking lot, 645 E. 87th. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays, July 25-Sept. 26. (773) 602-4865; seawaybank.us.

Chicago’s Green City Market. South end of Lincoln Park, between Clark and Stockton. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays; Saturdays, May 5-Oct. 31. (773) 880-1266; chicagogreencitymarket.org .

Daley Plaza. Washington and Dearborn. 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays, May 24-Oct. 18.

Downtown Farmstand. 66 E. Randolph. Open year-round. (312) 742-8419; chicagofarmstand.com.

Dunning/Eli/Wright College. Parking lot of Eli’s Cheesecake Co., Montrose and Forest Preserve Avenue. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays, June 14-Oct. 25. (773) 308-7025; elicheesecake.com/eventscalendar.aspx.

Edgewater. Broadway and Norwood. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, June 9 to Oct. 13. (773) 561-6000.

Englewood. Rowan Trees, 62nd and Normal. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, May 18-Oct. 31. (773) 297-4766.

Federal Plaza. Adams and Dearborn. 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, May 22-Oct. 30.

Hyde Park. 52nd Place and Harper. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays, June 7-Oct. 25.

Humboldt Park Farmers Market and Bazaar. Neighborhood Housing Services parking lot. 3601 W. Chicago. Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 2; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 14; Aug. 11; Sept. 8; Oct. 13. (773) 342-0036; whpdevelopmentcoincil.net .

Irving Park. Independence Park, 3945 N. Springfield. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays: June 10, June 24, July 8, July 22, Aug. 12, Aug. 26, Sept. 9, Sept. 23 and Oct. 14, Oct., 28. (312) 263-3754.

Lake View. Chicago Nettelhorst French Market, Nettelhorst School, Broadway and Melrose. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 3. (312) 575-0286.

Lawndale. Green City Youth Farm, 3555 W. Ogden. 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, July 6-Oct. 5. chicagobotanic.org/greenyouthfarm.

Lincoln Park. Armitage and Orchard. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May 12-Oct. 27.

Lincoln Square. Lincoln, Leland and Western. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, June 5-Oct. 30.

Logan Square. 3107 W. Logan. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays, June 3-Oct. 28. (773) 489-3222; logansquarefarmersmarket.org.

Loyola. 6542 N. Sheridan. 3:30 to 6 p.m. Mondays, June 6-Oct. 17.

Near North Side. On Division, between State and Clark. Saturdays, May 14-Oct. 29.

Near North Side. City Farm Market Stand, 1204 N. Clybourn. 3 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, July 12-Sept. 30. (773) 821-1351; cityfarmchicago.org.

North Center. North Center Town Square, at Lincoln, Damen and Belle Plaine. Saturdays, June 18-Oct. 29.

Pilsen. Parking lot of Chicago Community Bank, 1800 S. Halsted. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays, June 3-Oct. 28; pilsencommunitymarket.org.

Printers Row. Printers Row Park, 47 W. Polk. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, June 16-Oct. 27.

Pritzker Park. State and Van Buren. 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, June 14-Sept. 27.

Pullman. Arcade Park, 111th and Cottage Grove. 7 a.m. to noon. Wednesdays, July 11-Oct. 31.

River North. 500 W. Erie. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, June 12-Oct. 23.

Rogers Park. 6950 N. Glenwood. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays, June 5-Oct. 2. glenwoodsundaymarket.org

South Shore. ShoreBank parking lot, 70th and Jeffery. Wednesdays, June 6-Oct. 31.

Southport. Blaine School, 1420 W. Grace. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, June 30-Sept. 8.

Plaza 300. 300 N. La Salle. 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, July 5-Sept. 27.

Streeterville. Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago (on the plaza). Tuesdays, June 5-Oct. 23.

Trump Tower, Wabash and Chicago River. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays: June 30, July 28, Aug. 25 and Sept. 29.

Two North Riverside. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, July 6-Sept. 28.

Uptown. Weiss Memorial Hospital, 4646 N. Marine. Thursdays, June 21-Oct. 25.

Wicker Park/Bucktown. Wicker Park and Damen. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays, June 3-Oct. 28.

Willis Tower. 233 S. Wacker. Thursdays, June 14-Oct. 25.

Woodlawn. 61st Street between Dorchester and Blackstone. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, May 12-Oct. 27. experimentalstation.org.

NORTH SUBURBS

Antioch. Municipal parking lot, northeast corner of Main and Orchard. 3-7 p.m. Thursdays, June 7-Oct. 11. (847) 838-4032.

Deerfield. Metra parking lot, northwest corner of Robert York and Deerfield. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays, June 16-Oct. 13. (847) 945-5000.

Evanston. Downtown Market, Oak and University. 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May 5-Nov. 3. (847) 448-8045.

Evanston. West End Market, Church and Dodge. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, June 2-Oct. 27. (847) 756-0159.

Evanston. Ridgeville Market, Ridge and South. 3:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, May 30-Oct. 10. (847) 869-5640.

Glencoe. Metra train station parking lot, between Green Bay and Park. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, June 9-Oct. 27 (847) 433-5542. Glenview. Parking lot at Wagner Farm, 1510 Wagner. 8 a.m. to noon. Saturdays, June 23-Oct. 13. (847) 657-1506.

Grayslake, Prairie Crossing Station Square, 970 Harris. 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays, June 15-Sept. 28. (847) 548-4062.

Gurnee. Petersen Park, Grand and Kilbourne. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays, June 8-Sept. 28. (847) 599-3745.

Highland Park. Jens Jensen Park, on Dean between St. Johns and Roger Williams Avenues. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, June 6-Oct. 31. (847) 432-0800

Highwood. Everts Park, 130 Highwood. 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, June 13-Sept. 12. (847) 432-1924.

Lake Bluff. Village Green, Sheridan and Scranton. 7 a.m. to noon. Fridays, June 8-Oct. 12.

Libertyville. On Church, between Milwaukee and Brainard. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays, June 21-Oct. 18. (847) 680-0336.

Lincolnwood. Summer Market and Music in Proesel Park, 6900 N. Lincoln, on Kostner side of the park. 5 to 8:30 p.m. (concerts start at 7 p.m.) Thursdays, June 21-July 26. (847) 677-9740.

Morton Grove. 6210 Dempster. 8 a.m. to noon. Saturdays, June 2-Oct. 20. Mother’s Day previews May 12. (847) 965-0330.

Northbrook. Parking lot of Our Lady of the Brook Church, 3700 Dundee. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, June 20-Oct. 10. (847) 272-6359.

Northfield. 6 Happ Road (across from New Trier High School West). 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays, May 26-Oct. 20. (847) 446-4451.

Skokie. Parking lot by Village Hall, 5127 W. Oakton. 7:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Sundays, June 10-Oct. 28. (847) 673-0500.

Wilmette. Metra parking lot, east side of tracks at Central. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 3. (312) 575-0286.

Winnetka. Hubbard Woods Park, Gage Street and Green Bay Road. 4 until 8 p.m. Wednesdays, June 13, July 18 and Aug. 15. (847) 446-4451

Zion. Shiloh and Sheridan. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays, June 21-Sept. 27. (847) 746-4056.

NORTHWEST SUBURBS

Arlington Heights. Commuter parking lot S, two blocks west of Vail and Fremont. 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays, June 16-Oct. 26. (847) 421-1860.

Barrington. 100 S. Cook, Lake Cook and South Cook. 2 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, June 28-Oct. 18. (847) 382-3829.

Bartlett. Village Hall parking lot, 228 S. Main. 2 to 6 p.m. Fridays, June 1-Sept. 14. (630) 540-5916.

Buffalo Grove. Community Park, 951 McHenry. 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sundays, June 17-Oct. 7. (847) 459-2525.

Crystal Lake. Depot Park, 70 E. Woodstock. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, June 2-Oct. 13. (815) 479-0835.

East Dundee. 319 N. River. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, May 12-Oct. 27. (847) 426-4307.

Elk Grove Village. Biesterfield and Wellington. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, May 9-July 25.

Huntley. Town Square, 11704 E. Coral. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May 26-Oct. 13. (847) 515-9600.

Palatine. Train station parking lot, Wood and Smith. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May 5-Oct. 27. (847) 358-1649.

Park Ridge. 15 Prairie, just south of Metra train station. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May 26-Oct. 27. (847) 318-5217.

Schaumburg. Trickster Gallery, 190 S. Roselle Road. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays, June 8-Oct. 26. (847) 923-3855.

Wauconda. Main Street, between Mill and Bang, just north of Illinois 176. 3 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, June 28-Oct. 11. (847) 526-5580.

Woodstock. Woodstock Town Square, 100 Johnson. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, May 1-Oct. 30. (815) 338-5164.

SOUTH SUBURBS

Bolingbrook. Promenade, on Sandburg Way across from the Village Green. 3 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, June 7-Sept. 13. (630) 296-8340.

Channahon. 24856 W. Eames. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, June 5-Aug. 28. (815) 954-9788.

Crete European Market. 1321 Main. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May 19-Oct. 6. (708) 672-0729.

Country Club Hills. City pavilion, 4100 W. 183rd. 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, June 1-Aug. 10. (708) 798-2616.

Evergreen Park. Yukich Field, 89th and Kedzie. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursdays, June 7-Oct. 25. (708) 422-1551.

Flossmoor. Flossmoor Public Library parking lot, 1000 Sterling, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays, June 15-Oct. 12. (708) 335-5411.

Frankfort Country Market. 100 Kansas. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 28. (815) 954-9788.

Highland, Ind. Main Square, 3001 Ridge. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, June 9-Oct. 20. (219) 838-0114.

Homer Glen. Behind Village Hall, 14933 S. Founders. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May 5-Oct. 15. (815) 954-9788.

Joliet. City Center, Chicago Street and Van Buren Plaza. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays, June 8-Sept. 30. (815) 774-6066.

Kankakee. 100 E. Merchant at Merchant and Schuyler, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 27.

Lansing. Plaza Park, Ridge and Grant. 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, June 6-Aug. 29. (708) 474-8552.

Lemont. Old Town Square, Stephen and Talcott. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, June 7-Oct. 25. (630) 243-2700.

Lockport. East side of Village Hall, 222 E. 9th. 4 to 8 p.m. Mondays, June 4-Aug. 27. (815) 954-9788.

Manteno. Division and Main. 2 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, June 28-Oct. 11. (815) 954-9788.

Mokena. Front Street Market, on Front along Wolf Road and Division Street. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 28

New Lenox French Market. Village Hall parking lot, One Veterans Parkway. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May 12-Oct. 6. (312) 575-0294.

Oak Lawn. Parking lot east of public library, Dumke at 52nd. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, June 6-Oct. 10. (708) 499-7738.

Orland Park. Village Center, 14700 S. Ravinia. 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays, June 3-Oct. 7. (708) 403-6140.

Palos Heights. Municipal parking lot, 12217 S. Harlem. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, May 9-Oct. 10. (708) 361-1800; palosheights.org .

Palos Park Womens’ Club. Palos Park Presbyterian Community Church parking lot, 123rd Street and 88th Avenue. 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fridays, June 27-Oct. 5. (708) 448-5580.

Park Forest. 271 Lakewood. 7 a.m. to noon. Saturdays, May 5-Oct. 27. (708) 748-1118.

Thornton. Hubbard Park, Hubbard and Margaret. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays, June 20-Oct. 12. (708) 877-4454.

Tinley Park. Metra parking lot, 173rd Street and Oak Park Avenue. 7 a.m. to noon. Saturdays, June 2-Oct. 13. (708) 532-6588.

University Park. One University Park. 1 to 6 p.m. Thursdays, June 2-Sept. 29. (708) 534-4982.

WESTERN SUBURBS

Aurora. Wilder Promenade, 350 N. River, 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays, June 2-Oct. 27. West Plaza Shopping Center, 1901 W. Galena, 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, July 11-Sept. 12. Spring Lake Park, McCoy Drive, Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 11-Sept. 12. (630) 256-3370.

Batavia. 28 S. Water, between Wilson and First. 8 a.m. to noon. Saturdays, June 16-Oct. 27. (630) 761-3528.

Brookfield. Brookfield Village Hall, 8820 Brookfield. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, June 2-Oct. 27. (708) 268-8080.

Burr Ridge. Village Center, McClintock and Burr Ridge. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays, June 14-Sept. 13. (630) 920-1969.

Downers Grove. Main Street Metra parking lot, 1000 Burlington. 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays, May 12-Oct. 20. (630) 968-8400.

Elmhurst. Parking lot, northeast corner of York and Vallette. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, June 6-Oct. 31. (630) 832-4550.

Geneva. Metra parking lot. South and Fourth. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays, May 6-Oct. 28. (312) 575-0286.

Geneva. Green Market, 75 N. River. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays, June 7-Oct. 25. (630) 377-0373.

Glen Ellyn. Main Street parking lot, (adjacent to Giesche Shoes). 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays, May 25-Oct. 26. (312) 575-0286.

Hinsdale. Burlington Park, on Chicago Avenue, between Garfield and Washington. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays, June 4-Oct. 8. (630) 323-3952.

La Grange. Parking lot, Sixth and Harris. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays, May 10-Oct. 25. (708) 387-7550.

La Grange Park. 31st Street and LaGrange. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, May 8-Oct. 23. (708) 387-7550.

Lisle. Commuter lot, west of Village Hall, 925 Burlington. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 28. (630) 222-3403.

Lombard French Market. Metra parking lot, on St. Charles between Garfield and Martha. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, June 2-Sept. 29.

Lombard. Yorktown Mall, Highland and Butterfield. 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, June 6-Sept. 12. (630) 235-1376.

Maywood. Maywood Public Library, Fifth Avenue and St. Charles. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, June 4-Oct. 15. (708) 865-8028.

Naperville. Fifth Avenue Station, 200 E. Fifth Ave. 7 a.m. to noon. Saturdays, June 2-Oct. 27. (630) 369-5638.

Oak Park. Parking lot of Pilgrim Congressional Church, Lake and Elmwood. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, May 19-Oct. 27. (708) 358-5780.

Oswego. Tripp Insurance parking lot, 5 N. Main. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, June 3-Sept. 30. (630) 554-4433.

Riverside. 27 Riverside Road. 2:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, June 13-Oct. 3. (708) 447-2700.

St. Charles. Baker Memorial United Methodist Church, Fourth and Main. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fridays, June 1-Oct. 26. (630) 584-6680.

Sugar Grove. Village Hall, 10 S. Municipal. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, June 2-Oct. 20. (312) 575-0286.

Villa Park. Park and Ardmore. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, May 6-Oct. 28. (312) 575-0286.

Western Springs. On Hillgrove, between Lawn and Grand. 2 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, May 3-Oct. 25. (312) 575-0286.

Wheaton. Municipal Parking Lot 3, Main and Liberty, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 10. (312) 575-0286.

Winfield. Prairie Trail Center, southwest corner of Geneva and County Farm. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, June 6-Oct. 31. (630) 682-3712.

Yorkville. Town Square, Illinois 47 and Church. 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, June 9-Oct. 27. (630) 553-4357.



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