Vegetables

Saturday marked the last outdoor market of the season for Green City Market, which always seems to come too soon and means winter is not too far off, especially as major snowfalls hit the East coast this past weekend. But it still officially is fall. And we were grateful to have sun in Chicago and farm […]

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September Market Bounty

18 September 2011 · 0 comments

The fading of Labor Day memories and the shortening of the days makes it feel like summer is over. But a stroll through any farmers’ market this past weekend helped bring back that summer feeling. At yesterday’s Green City Market there was so much color that even the most careful shopper most likely came back […]

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With so many great supermarkets and food shops in Chicago I never imagined getting produce through the mail, but every two weeks during the cold months this box arrives by US Priority Mail from Snug Haven Farm in Belleville, Wisconsin, located in the south-central part of the state. It contains a 1-pound bag of the best […]

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Heirloom Tomatoes

29 August 2010 · 1 comment

It is said that dogs look like their owners. And I have come to the conclusion that the same can be said for the types of produce a farmer grows and the type of person he or she is. A visit to Leaning Shed Farm’s stand at Green City Market this time of year reveals […]

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