Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market

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General Information

Make your Saturday morning destination the Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market, celebrating its 43rd year serving the Evanston community. As many as 58 Midwest vendors sell fruits, vegetables, meat, flowers, cheese, eggs, baked goods and more. 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 5 - November 3, 2018 from 7:30 a.m. to  1 p.m.
  • Location: University Place & Oak Ave. (behind the Hilton Garden Inn)
  • Parking: Free parking is available at the Maple Ave. Garage with validation at the City of Evanston tent.  
  • Live animals and pets, other than service animals, are not allowed at the farmers' market.

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!

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.  If interested, please contact Myra Gorman at mgorman@cityofevanston.org.

New Vendor Application

The 2018 Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market is now full.  To request an application to be a new vendor for the 2019 season, please contact Myra Gorman at mgorman@cityofevanston.org or 847-448-8045 beginning in February 2019.

Homegrown Artists

Homegrown Artists is a showcase for Evanston artists and their work at the busy and thriving downtown Farmers' Market. In order to avoid competition with the existing art fairs, participation is limited to Evanston residents, employees of Evanston businesses and participants at Evanston studios and galleries. The artists sell their own work.

To apply to be a Homegrown Artist vendor at the Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market, submit this application.

If you have questions, the Farmers' Market coordinator, Myra Gorman, may be reached by phone at 847-448-8045 or by e-mail at mgorman@cityofevanston.org

2018 List of Vendors

1st Orchards & Greenhouses
AquaTerra Farms
Arnold J. Klehm Grower, Inc.
Bennison's Bakery
Betwixt Flower Farm*
City Press Juice & Bottle
Cocina Azteca
Dave's Coffee Cakes*
Defloured Bakery
Dulce Caramel Co.
Elko's Produce and Greenhouse
Emmy and J Gourmet*
Fed Up Ferments*
Frosty Productions Inc.
Gast Farms
Geneva Lakes Produce LLC
Gotta B Crepes
Great Harvest Bread Company
Green Acres
Green Fire Farm*
Henry's Farm
Hoffman Greenhouses
JW Morlock & Girls LLC
K & K Farms
Katherine Anne Confections
Katic Breads
Kinnikinnick Farm
Kombucha Brava*
Lake Breeze Organics
Lyons Fruit Farm
M&D Farms
Marilyn's Bakery
Mint Creek Farm
Morsels Patisserie
Nadiya's Cupcakes INC
Nichols Farm and Orchard Inc
Noir d'Ebene*
Old Town Oil
Organic Pastures
P M Gardens
Passion House Coffee
Phoenix Bean LLC
Pleasant Praire Flower Farm LLC
RBF Sales LLC (Roedger Bros Farms)
Richard Oosterhoff & Son
River Valley Ranch Ltd.
Seedling
Sheekar Delights
Smits Farms
Soaps of the Earth LLC*
Stover's Farm Market
Sweety Pies Inc
Tastebudz
TC's Mixes
Teresa's Fruit and Herbs/Sunny Lane Farm
That Pickle Guy
The Cheese People
The Eating Well
To The Point Sharpening
Windmill Ginger Brew LLC*
Zeldenrust Farm Market

 * New vendors for 2018

Food Waste Program through Collective Resource

369d3ff4af1b034978fe14577bf996b5All Evanston properties including businesses and commercial properties are eligible to receive food waste composting service through the City's exclusive hauler, Collective Resource.  To learn more about the service, service rates and to sign-up, visit their stand by the cafe area of the market.

Shredding Events at the Market with First Bank & Trust

Protect your identity and the environment with these free FB&T community shredding events! You are invited to bring up to two boxes or four shopping bags of paper documents (max 25lbs). Materials should be placed in paper bags (not plastic) or boxes/containers that will be returned to the owner.  The shredding events will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on May 12, July 14 and October 13 on the east side of the market.