Never Stop Eating Local – What’s in Season and Where to Find It Sponsored by Vera Chicago
There is Always Local Food
Who eats local in February? You do. Your sponsors at Vera do–go listen to Chef Mendez kvell over his 1871 milk. Ok, it’s not a weekend filled with winter markets. But you have something. You can always shop at these places. Just as good, you can get your local food without leaving home by visiting our sponsor Irv and Shelly’s Fresh Picks. And don’t forget, local food is not just the “fresh” stuff.
What’s In Season Now
- Sweet potatoes
- Celery root
- Meats, poultry, lake fish
- Milk, cheese and other dairy
- Grains and breads
- Preserved and jarred products
Where to Find Local Food
In addition to the following markets, there are several stores in the Chicago area that focus on selling local foods.
All sorts of food including sausages and tofu plus all you can Nosh await Sunday, March 1 from 10 AM to 3 PM at the Logan Square Farmer’s Market - 2755 N. Milwaukee Av
Faith in Place Winter Market at Beverly Unitarian Church on Saturday, February 28 from 9 AM to 1 PM. - 10244 S. Longwood
Portage Park Winter Market on Sunday March 1 from 10 AM to 2 PM - Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee Av
Weekly winter market at the Evanston Ecology Center on Saturday, February 28 from 9 AM to 1 PM, with a chance to catch the Condiment Queen selling - 2024 N McCormick Blvd
Community Winter Market on Saturday, February 14 from 9 AM to 1 PM - 327 Hamilton
If you know of any other farmer’s markets in the Chicago area, please let us know.