• Lincoln Square Farmers Market FAQ

  • Have a question about the Lincoln Square Farmers Market? Below are reoccurring questions we receive from market attendees and potential vendors. If you don't see your question answered here, send us an email.
     

  • Market Operations

  • Who runs the Lincoln Square Farmers Market? Who runs the Lincoln Square Farmers Market?

    The Tuesday and Thursday Lincoln Square Farmers Market is run by the Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce, a 501(c) 6 not-for-profit organization that supports the Lincoln Square and Ravenswood business communities.

  • Where does the Market take place? Where does the Market take place?

    The Lincoln Square Farmers Market is held along W. Leland Avenue between N. Lincoln Avenue and N. Western Avenue.  The approximate address is 2357 W. Leland Avenue.  Market vendors set up in the municipal parking lot and CTA Brown Line Station Plaza on the south side of W. Leland Avenue.

  • How do I get to the Market? Is there parking? How do I get to the Market? Is there parking?

    The Lincoln Square Farmers Market is easily accessible by car or transit. 

    If driving, there are metered parking spots along both N. Western and N. Lincoln Avenues.  A metered parking lot can be found across the street from the CTA Plaza, located at the corner of N. Western and W. Leland Avenues.  Free parking along residential streets is also available, with some restrictions by block.

    If taking transit, the market is located at the CTA Western Brown Line 'L' Station.  The market is also serviced by CTA Bus Routes 11, 49, 49B, and 49X.

  • What are the Market hours? What are the Market hours?

    The Tuesday morning Farmers Market runs May 3 - November 22. Hours are 7:00 am - 12:00 pm.

    The Thursday night Farmers Market runs May 5 - October 27. Hours are 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm.
    **no market on June 2 or September 8

  • Is the Market cancelled when it rains? Is the Market cancelled when it rains?

    The Lincoln Square Farmers Market is rain or shine. In cases of severely inclement weather and/or high winds that could impact safety, the Market Manager may opt to cancel at their own discretion.  Updates will be posted to the Market Facebook page and other Chamber of Commerce social media sites.

  • Does the Market accept Link and/or WIC/FMNP coupons? Does the Market accept Link and/or WIC/FMNP coupons?

    WIC/FMNP coupons may be used for produce and honey only, and only with vendors who have registered with the program. Each coupon is worth precisely $5. No change can be provided for purchases totaling less than $5.

    Our Link (also known as SNAP or EBT) program will begin with the 2023 season.

  • Are pets allowed at the Market? Are pets allowed at the Market?

    Well behaved pets are always welcome! Please know that there are a lot of people around, a lot of small kids, and a lot of dogs. If your pet does not enjoy situations like this, it's probably best to leave them at home.

  • Market Vendors

  • How do I apply to become a vendor at the Market? How do I apply to become a vendor at the Market?

    You can review vendor application details and submit an application online HERE.

  • When does the Market accept applications? Is it too late to apply mid-season? When does the Market accept applications? Is it too late to apply mid-season?

    We're currently accepting applications for review on a rolling basis. It's never too late to submit. We had a number of vendors who joined us for a handful of dates late last season, and many are now full season vendors.

  • What is the selection criteria for becoming a vendor? What is the selection criteria for becoming a vendor?

    Complete vendor details along with vendor selection criteria may be found HERE.

  • What marketing opportunities are available at the Market? What marketing opportunities are available at the Market?

    See our sponsorship package application HERE, and contact us with any questions via email at farmersmarket@lincolnsquare.org.

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