Winter Market Sunday – Chicago / Old Irving Park

February 19, 2009 at 8:23 am

Sunday in Old Irving Park

Sun., Feb. 22 ~ 12noon to 3pm

St. John’s Episcopal Church

3857 N. Kostner Ave.

(One block South of Irving Park Rd.)

Chicago, IL  60641 
  • Admission to the market is FREE and open to the public.
  • During the market (while quantities last) a meal of chili, salad, and homemade pies will be served, prepared with ingredients from the participating vendors.


  • Pre-order meat and poultry from Arnold Farm, Elizabeth, IL (grass-fed beef, grain-fed beef, pastured pork and poultry).  There will be plenty available at the market, but for best selection, consider pre-ordering.  To pre-order, go to  Though much of what is shown there is bulk/whole sides, most cuts of beef and pork listed in those packages are for sale individually.  Also, plenty of whole chickens, and turkeys in the 24# to 26# range. If you are interested in any of the set packages, definitely pre-order those to ensure availability.
  • Add 10% to web site pricing to cover Arnold Farm’s contribution to Harvest of Hope Fund, a beneficiary of these Winter Markets.
  • Email Tom at  Email is best, but you are welcome to call Tom’s home phone:  815-858-2407.
  • Cut-off time for ordering is Thursday evening, Feb. 19, at 8pm.  [If you're reading this after the cut-off, you can still try calling and Tom may be able to accommodate you.]
  • Pick up your order Sunday at St. John’s between noon and 3pm; plan to pay when you pick up with cash or check. 
  • A variety of cuts of grass-fed lamb will be available at the market from Kinkoona Farm, Brodhead, WI

What you’ll find this week at the Winter Farmers Market 

  • Grass-fed & grain-fed beef
  • Pastured pork
  • Pastured poultry
  • Grass-fed lamb
  • Fresh mushrooms
  • Organic lettuce & greens  
  • Milled flours & wheatberries
  • Popcorn & corn meal
  • Goats’ milk soap for people & pets
  • Fresh basil
  • Onions & shallots
  • Dips & spreads
  • Infused vinegars & dried herb blends
  • Sweet basil vinaigrette
  • Frozen blueberries
  • Hand-dyed yarns
  • Handmade mattress toppers & comforters stuffed with wool batting
  • Handmade mittens & rag wool socks
  • Raw fibers, rovings,
    wool batting & f
    elting supplies
  • Alpaca yarns & fibers
  • Sock yarns
  • Yogurt 
  • Catnip toys
  • Honey & beeswax candles
  • Farm kitchen goodies, both savory & sweet
  • Potatoes
  • Apple cider
  • Organic blue corn tortilla chips
  • Salsas, sauces & soups
  • Preserves
  • Pickled vegetables
  • Cheese & cheese curds
  • Fruit tarts, croissants, baguettes & pastries
  • Fair trade olive oil
  • Fair trade coffee
  • Cookbooks
  • CSA subscriptions
  • Info about on-farm summer camps, open houses & events–even ice skating!
  • Reusable shopping bags
      . . . and much more!