• The WBEZ guide to 70-plus summer farmers’ markets in Chicago and the suburbs

    by Kerry Cardoza / WBEZ / May 10, 2022

    2022 will likely be a bumper year for Chicago-area farmers’ markets. Several suburbs have added new markets or expanded the hours or days of existing ones. They’re also offering more crowd-pleasing extras, from live music to artists’ tables to kids’ activities.

    It could be a good year for shoppers, too: Healthy organic food remains fairly untouched by inflation that is driving up prices at grocery stores, and several event organizers say they are making it easier this year for recipients of Illinois Link/SNAP food assistance cards to use their benefits. Find a full list of 70-plus markets in the Chicago area and suburbs below, organized by day of the week for easy shopping. Read more HERE




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