Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market

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 Farmers Market logoGeneral Information

Make your Saturday morning destination the Downtown Evanston Outdoor  Farmers' Market. Come support our vendors, new and old, as they return for the 2019 market season. Like and follow us on Facebook at Evanston Markets for year-round updates on Evanston farmers' markets or visit Friends of Evanston Markets.

  • Dates/Time: Saturdays, May 4, 2019 to November 2, 2019 from 7:30 a.m. to  1:00 p.m.
  • Location: University Ave. at Oak St. (behind Hilton Garden Inn)
  • Parking: Free parking is available in the Maple Ave. Garage.  The garage can be accessed from Maple Ave. only.  Remember to bring your ticket to the City of Evanston tent for free validation.
  • Live animals and pets, other than service animals, are not allowed in the farmers' market.
  • LINK cards are accepted at the City of Evanston tent.  Each customer can receive up to $25 of matching funds each Saturday of the market season.

Spud Club

Spud Club_ LogoThere's plenty of fun for kids at the Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market this season! The Spud Club offers free, fun activities for children ages 2 to 10 years old. 

Children can join the fun by registering at the Spud Club Tent. They'll then receive an ID card and badge holder. Every time they come to the market, they'll get a punch on their card. After seven punches, they'll get to select a special gift from our market bucket.

Stop by the Spud Club Tent for great children's activities all season long. We hope to see you there!

Free Shredding Events

Byline Bank will be hosting three separate free shredding events at the Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market during the 2019 season.  You may bring any files, checks and documents you'd like to shred between 9-11am (or until the truck is full) on the following  dates:

  • Saturday, May 4
  • Saturday, July 13
  • Saturday, October 5

New Vendor Applications

Application are no longer being accepted for 2019 Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market. 

Home Grown Artist Application for Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market

If you are an Evanston resident, have a studio or workshop in Evanston, are an employee of an Evanston business, or attend a school in Evanston we encourage you to apply to exhibit at our farmers' market.  Click here for more information or to apply.

Market Volunteers

Thinking of fun ways to spend your Saturday morning? The Friends of Evanston Farmers' Markets are looking for volunteers to assist with the different programs/events they organize for the market and for anyone interested in joining their Board of Directors.  If interested, please contact Myra Gorman at mgorman@cityofevanston.org.

2019 Downtown Farmers' Market Sponsors

Thank you to all our generous sponsors who help support the market.

  • Autobarn of Evanston
  • Byline Bank
  • Evanston Community Bank

List of Vendors

1st Orchards M&D Farms
Adams Acres Marilyns Bakery
Azteca Cocina Mint Creek Farm
Baked Cheese Haus Nadiya's Cupcakes INC
Bennison's Bakery Nichols Farm and Orchard
Betwixt LLC dba Betwixt Flower Farm Noir d’Ebene Chocolat et Patisserie
Bhoomi Chai Not Just Cookies Bakery
City Press Juice & Bottle Old Town Oil Evanston, LLC
David Cleverdon Organic Pastures
defloured Bakery P M Gardens
Diversafry Passion House
DLS Bakery. Great Harvest Bread Co Phoenix Bean LLC
Dulce Caramel Co. RBF Sales LLC (Roedger Bros Farms)
Frosty Productions / Patz Maple and Honey Richard Oosterhoff &Son
Garlic Underground River Valley Ranch
Gast Farms Roy Elko
Geneva Lakes Produce Farm and CSA Seedling
gotta b crepes Sheekar Delights
Green Acres Produce, Inc. Sitka Salmon
Green Fire Farm Smits Farms
Henry's Farm Soap of the Earth
Hoffman Gardens Sunny Lane Farm/Teresa's Fruit and Herbs
JW Morlock & Girls LLC Sweety Pies Bakery
K & K Farms TC's Mixes
K.V. Stover & Sons The Cheese People, Inc
katherine anne confections The Eating Well
Katić Breads Wholesale, LLC. The Floured Apron
kombucha Brava To The Point Sharpening
Lake Breeze Organics WINDMILL GINGER BREW LLC
Lyons Fruit Farm Zeldenrust Farm Market

 

Indoor Market General Information (Closed for season)EcologyCenter_Farmers Market logo_2015_BW

Make your Saturday morning destination the Evanston Ecology Center Indoor  Farmers' Market. Come support Midwest vendors selling your winter time favorites. Like and follow us on Facebook at Evanston Markets for year-round updates on Evanston farmers' markets or visit Friends of Evanston Markets.

  • Dates/Time: Saturdays, December 1, 2018 to April 27, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to  12:00 p.m.
  • Location: Evanston Ecology Center - 2024 McCormick Blvd., Evanston, IL 60201
  • Parking: Free parking is available in the lot at Bridge and McCormick.  This parking lot can be accessed from McCormick Blvd.  
  • Live animals and pets, other than service animals, are not allowed at the farmers' market.
  • LINK cards will NOT be accepted at the Evanston Ecology Center Indoor Farmers' Market.