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2017 Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market

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General Information

Make your Saturday morning destination the Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market, celebrating its 42nd year serving the Evanston community. As many as 58 Midwest vendors sell fruits, vegetables, meat, flowers, cheese, eggs, baked goods and more. LINK cards accepted.

Dates/Time: Saturdays, May 6 - November 4, 2017 from 7:30 am - 1 pm

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.

Like and follow us on Facebook at Evanston Markets for year-round updates on Evanston farmers' markets or visit Friends of Evanston Markets.

Spud Club

Join your friends at the busiest tent in the market from 9-11am at the Spud Club tent, located in the southwest corner of the market. Kids ages 2-12 yrs. can receive a free membership and enjoy a variety of farm related activities throughout the season.

Look Who's Coming to the Market...

On the first and third Saturdays of the month, throughout the season, members of the North Cook Master Gardeners - University of Illinois Extension program will be at the market providing gardening advice and free horticultural information sheets.

Vendor List

1st Orchards & Greenhouse JW Morlock and Girls River Valley Ranch & Kitchens
Amazing Kale Burger K & K Farms Seedling Fruit
Aquaterra Farms Katherine Anne Confections Sheekar Delights
Bennison's Bakery Katic Breads Sherwood North Nursery
Broad Shoulders BBQ Kinnikinnick Farm Smits Farms
City Press Juice & Bottle Klehm Growers Stovers Farm Market
Cocina Azteca Lake Breeze Organics Sweety Pies Bakery
Defloured Bakery Lyons Fruit Farm Tastebudz
Dulce Caramel Co. M & D Farms Teresa's Fruit and Herbs
Elko's Produce Marilyn's Bakery That Pickle Guy
Endless Greens Mint Creek Farm The Cheese People
Frosty Productions/Patz Maple & Honey Morsels Patisserie The Eating Well
Gast Farms Nichols Farm & Orchard The Spice & Tea Exchange
Geneva Lakes Produce Old Town Oil To The Point Sharpening
Gotta B Crepes Organic Pastures Tomate Fresh Kitchen
Great Harvest Bread Passion House Coffee Roasters Windy City Greens
Green Acres Phoenix Bean Wisconsin Fermentation Co.
Heartland Meats Pleasant Prairie Farm Zeldenrust Farm Market
Henry's Farm PM Gardens
Hoffman's Garden Center Richard Oosterhoff & Son
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.

Applications

Our market is no longer accepting applications for new vendors for the 2107 market season.  Applications for new vendors for the 2018 season will be available in February 2018.  For additional information, please contact Myra Gorman at mgorman@cityofevanston.org or 847-448-8045.

Other Farmers' Markets in Evanston

Ridgeville Park District
Ridge Ave. at South Blvd.
Wednesdays 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
June 7 - October 11, 2017

McGaw YMCA
1000 Grove St.
Tuesdays, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dates to be announced

West End Market
Church St. at Dodge Ave.
Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Dates to be announced

Indoor Winter Farmers' Market at the Ecology Center

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The Evanston Ecology Center's Indoor Winter Farmers’ Market is held from 8 am - noon on Saturdays from November - April. 

Location:  2024 McCormick Blvd., Evanston (Intersection of McCormick Blvd. and Bridge St.)

Parking: Parking is available in the lot across the street from the Ecology Center, accessible via McCormick Blvd. Parking will not be permitted in the Ecology Center Circle Drive.