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From apps to home deliveries, farmers markets are adjusting to the coronavirus

From apps to home deliveries, farmers markets are adjusting to the coronavirus

April 26, 2020

Shortened work hours and canceled events are causing trouble for farmers markets across Chicago and pushing them to find alternative ways to get fresh produce to customers while keeping farmers' busines...

Winter Farmers Market Brings Vendors Indoors | The Columbia Chronicle

February 2, 2015

The Chicago Green City Market is an indoor farmers market located at the Peggy Notebaert Museum (2430 N. Cannon Dr.) in Lincoln Park.The customers and food vendors are delighted by year-round indoor setup, which provides them an opportunity to buy and sell fresh produce.The market will run two Saturdays per month through April.For more information and calendar visit:

Robert Coker of Super 78 Studios said they plan to push forward and may re-launch the Kickstarter campaign in the future. He said he thinks the Kickstarter would have been higher pledged if they had been more active on social media. 

Restoring the birthplace of an icon

March 10, 2014

A concluded Kickstarter campaign to restore Walt Disney’s childhood home—a century-old building that has fallen into disrepair—at 2156 N. Tripp Ave., in the West Side neighborhood of Hermosa, f...

Farmers market coming to Prairie District

By Kaley Fowler

April 30, 2012

As summer approaches, Chicago will host numerous farmers markets. Some locations are staples of the outdoor market scene, while others, such as the Wheeler Mansion Market, will debut this year.Wheeler Mansion, 2020 S. Calumet Ave., is a historic boutique hotel located in the South Loop’s Prairie District. The mansion will hold its first market from 4 – 8 p.m. June 6. The market will open every Wednesday through Oct. 31....

Vague safety alerts useless

By SpencerRoush

February 14, 2011

Finally, a Columbia student responded to the Office of Campus Safety and Security alert message and said what we’re all thinking, or at least what I’m thinking.After security sent an e-mail on Feb.10, a student was able to “reply to all” and sent a message to the entire college about incident alert messages that offer little information about the suspects, like their gender, height and clothing description. The student ...

Rockin’ the produce

By HermineBloom

December 14, 2009

The city’s famous corner rock club, The Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave., is widely known for scheduling the most up-and-coming indie bands around. However, on Dec.19, instead of sipping on a chilled brew while watching a band perform that’s likely on every music blog’s best new music list, city dwellers are invited to the venue’s inaugural indoor farmers market, where they might come away with homegrown tomatoes and h...

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