Really Big List of Chicago Area Winter Markets

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November 9, 2015 at 10:01 pm

Editor’s Note: City of Chicago farmer’s markets may have closed shop for the season, and most community markets around Chicagoland are now also closed.  That does not mean your eat local opportunities end.  Beet Reporter and expert on all things off-season, Robin Schirmer, now also  project coordinator of Band of Farmers: The Chicagoland CSA Coalitionput together this fantastic list of markets going on now all the way until next April.  Additional assistance and research also provided by Roxanne Junge.   

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Cary/Crystal Lake (bi-monthly)
Algonquin Township Offices, 3702 U.S. Hwy 14, Bldg 6, Crystal Lake 60014
1st and 3rd Sun, 9 to 1, through May

Chicago and Suburbs (one-time markets)

Faith in Place coordinates a schedule of one-time markets in faith communities from Nov through Mar:

 

Sat, Nov 7, 9 to 1 – Chicago/Pullman

Greenstone United Methodist Church, 11211 S St Lawrence Ave, Chicago 60628

 

Sat, Nov 21, 9 to 1 – Geneva

First Congregational Church of Geneva, 321 Hamilton St, Geneva 60134

 

Sun, Nov 22, 10 to 2 – Naperville

DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church, 1828 Old Naperville Rd, Naperville 60563

 

Sat, Dec 5, 10 to 2 – Chicago/Lincoln Square

Berry United Methodist Church, 4754 N Leavitt St, Chicago 60625

 

Sat, Jan 9, 9 to 1 – Oak Park

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 611 Randolph St, Oak Park 60302

 

Sun, Jan 17, 10 to 2 – Lombard

Calvary Episcopal Church, 105 W Maple St, Lombard 60148

 

Sat, Jan 23, 9 to 1 – Park Ridge

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 205 N Prospect Ave, Park Ridge 60068

 

Sun, Jan 31, 10 to 2 – Chicago/Avalon Park

Zion Lutheran Church, 8455 S Stony Island, Chicago 60617

 

Sat, Feb 6, 10 to 2 – Chicago/Hyde Park

Augustana Lutheran Church of Hyde Park, 5500 S Woodlawn Ave Chicago 60637

 

Sat, Feb 13, 9 to 1 – Arlington Heights

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 1234 N Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights 60004

 

Sun, Feb 21, 10 to 2 – Chicago/Jefferson Park

Congregational Church of Jefferson Park, 5320 W Giddings St., Chicago 60630

 

Sun, Feb 28, 9:30 to 1:30 – Chicago/Lakeview

Temple Sholom of Chicago, 3480 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago 60657

 

Sat, Mar 5, 9 to 1 – Chicago/Beverly

Beverly Unitarian Church, 10244 S Longwood Dr, Chicago 60643

 

Sat, Mar 12, 9 to 1 – Bolingbrook

Church of Saint Benedict, 909 Lily Cache Ln, Bolingbrook 60440

 

Sun, Mar 13, 10 to 2 – Palatine

Countryside Church Unitarian Universalist, 1025 N Smith St, Palatine 60067

 

Sat, Mar 19, 9 to 1 – Oak Park

Euclid Avenue United Methodist Church, 405 S Euclid Ave, Oak Park 60302             

 

Chicago/Andersonville (monthly)

Andersonville Farmers Market, Swedish American Museum, 5211 N Clark St, Chicago 60640
3rd Sun, 11 to 2, Jan through Apr

 

Chicago/Back of the Yards (monthly)
The Plant, 1400 W 46th St, Chicago 60609
1st Sat, 11 to 2, through May

Chicago/Beverly (weekly)

Olivia’s Garden Farmers Market, 10730 S Western Ave, Chicago 60643
Sat, 10 to 3, through Dec 19

Chicago/Hyde Park-Woodlawn (irregular schedule)

61st Street Farmers Market, Experimental Station, 6100 S Blackstone Ave, Chicago 60637

Sat, 9 to 2, on the following dates: Nov 7, 14, 21; Dec 5, 12, 19; Jan 9; Feb 13; Mar 12; Apr 9

 

Chicago/Lincoln Park (irregular schedule)

Green City Market, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N Cannon Dr, Chicago 60614
Sat, 8 to 1, on the following dates: Nov 7, 14, 21, 25; Dec 5, 19; Jan 9, 23; Feb 6, 20; Mar 5, 19; Apr 2, 16, 30

 

Chicago/Logan Square (weekly)

Logan Square Farmers Market, 2755 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago 60647
Sun, 10 to 3, through Mar 20 (excluding Nov 29) 

 

Chicago/Rogers Park (monthly, irregular schedule)

Glenwood Sunday Market, The Glenwood Bar, 6962 N Glenwood Ave, Chicago 60626

Sun, 9 to 2, on the following dates: Nov 8, Dec 13, Jan 10, Feb 14, Mar 13, Apr 10, May 15

 

Elgin (one-time)

Unitarian Universalist Church of Elgin, 39W830 Highland Ave, Elgin 60124

Sun, 12 to 3, Nov 8

 

Evanston (weekly)
Ecology Center at Ladd Arboretum, 2024 N McCormick Blvd, Evanston 60201
Sat, 9 to 1, Dec through Apr

 

Evanston (irregular schedule)

Immanuel Lutheran Church, 616 Lake St, Evanston 60201
Sat, Nov 21, 7 to 1 (annual Thanksgiving Market)
Sat, 9 to 1, on the following dates: Dec 5, 19; Jan 16, 30; Feb 13, 27; Mar 12, 19; Apr 9, 23

 

Frankfort (weekly)

Alsip Nursery, 20601 S LaGrange Rd, Frankfort 60423
Sat, 10 to 4, through Feb or Mar TBD

 

Geneva (weekly)

First Congregational Church of Geneva, 321 Hamilton St, Geneva 60134

Sat, 9 to 1, through mid-May

 

Grayslake (weekly)

Centennial Plaza, corner of Whitney St & Center St, Grayslake 60030

Sat, 10 to 2, through Dec 19

 

Homewood (monthly)

Marie Irwin Center, 18120 Highland Ave, Homewood 60430         

Last Sat, 9 to 12, Jan through Mar

Huntley (monthly, irregular schedule)
American Legion Hall,
11712 Coral St, Huntley 60142
1st Sat, 9 to 1, through May (note Jan date is Jan 9)

 

Morton Grove (one-time)

American Legion Memorial Civic Center, 6140 Dempster St, Morton Grove 60053

Sat, 9 to 2, Dec 5, Feb 6

 

Mundelein (weekly)
Dakotah’s Indoor Farmers Market, St Andrew Church, 10 S Lake St, Mundelein
Sat, 9 to 1, through Dec 19

Palatine (one-time)

Countryside Church Unitarian Universalist, 1025 Smith Ave, Palatine 60ddd

Sun, 10 to 2, Nov 8, Mar 13 (latter is part of the Faith in Place schedule of markets)

 

Palatine (bi-monthly)

Palatine Train Station, corner of N Smith St & W Wood St, Palatine 60067
1st and 3rd Sat, 8 to 12, through April

 

Woodstock (weekly)

McHenry County Fairgrounds, 11900 Country Club Rd, Bldg D, Woodstock 60098

Sat, 9 to 1, through April

 

 

 

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One Comment

  1. Maggie says:

    The Pilsen Community Market is held monthly throughout the winter at Honky Tonk BBQ

    https://facebook.com/pilsenmarket/

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