Fall guide to Chicago farmers markets

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Chicago farmers markets, many of which are open through October, offer fresh and inexpensive produce and goods. (Megan Stringer / The DePaulia)

Celebrate the beginning of fall by visiting one of the last farmers markets in Chicago. Fresh produce is accessible to any student thanks to the various farmers market location spread throughout the city.

Next week’s Focus story highlights the atmosphere and culture of Chicago farmers markets. Visit any of the following locations for you next fresh fix.

Fall farmers markets in Chicago: 

Daley Plaza Farmers Market
50 W. Washington St.
Thursdays: May 14 – Oct. 29; 7am – 3pm

Loyola Farmers Market
1200 W. Loyola Ave.
Mondays: Sept. 28 – Oct.12, 2:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Lincoln Square Farmers Market
2301 W. Leland Ave.
Tuesdays: June 2 – Oct. 27, 7am – 1 p.m.

Andersonville Farmers Market
1500 W. Berwyn Ave.
Wednesdays: Sept. 16 – Oct. 14, 3–7 p.m.

Hyde Park Farmers Market
53rd St. & Harper Ct.
Thursdays: June 4–Oct. 29, 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Downtown – Willis Tower Farmers Market
233 S. Wacker Dr.
Thursdays: June 25 – Oct. 29, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Lincoln Park Farmers Market
Armitage Ave. & Orchard St.
Saturdays: June 6–Oct. 31, 7 a.m.–1 p.m.

Logan Square Farmers Market
3107 W. Logan Blvd.
Sundays: May 17 – Oct. 25, 10 a.m. –3 p.m.

Wicker Park Farmers Market
1425 N. Damen Ave.
Sundays: June 14 – Oct. 25, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.