Chicago Botanic Garden

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Green Youth Farm Markets

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Family, friends, and members of the community are welcome to purchase produce and ask the students about their experiences at our outdoor farmers' markets through October 6, 2012. Locations are listed below.

Visit us at the Chicago Botanic Garden's indoor winter farmers' market beginning mid-October.

View photos of the 2009 Dyett Green Youth Farm Open House on SmugMug.

PHOTO: veggiesStudents also sell their produce through October to the public at several area markets:

  • U-Pick Market, Greenbelt Forest Preserve (off Green Bay Road in North Chicago) on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., mid-July through October 9.
  • The City of Chicago’s North Lawndale Farmers' Market will be held at Covenant Bank 111 S. Homan Ave. every Wednesday morning from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • The Homegrown Bronzeville Market on the corner of 51st St. and Calumet on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Chicago Botanic Garden Farmers' Market, the first and third Sundays of the month from May 5 through October 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (rain or shine).

For more information

If you are a student or parent interested in learning more about the Green Youth Farm program, contact Eliza Fournier at , or (847) 835-8352.