Join the Garfield Park Community Council at Garfield Park’s Neighborhood Market in 2015! This year we are expanding – the Market will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. the second Saturday of each month AND the third Thursday of each month from 3:30-6:30 p.m., June – October. Featuring fresh produce grown in the community, coffee stand, music, kids activities, and local vendors. Link card accepted. Fun for the whole family!
Come out and support one of Chicago’s most unique farmers markets – where all food available is grown right in Garfield Park!
Upcoming market dates for the rest of the season are:
7/11 Saturday Market – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Lake and Kedzie
7/16 Thursday Market – 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. – Lake and Kedzie
8/8 Saturday Market – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Lake and Kedzie
8/13 Thursday Market – 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. – Lake and Kedzie
9/12 Saturday Market – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Lake and Kedzie
9/17 Thursday Market – 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. – Lake and Kedzie
10/10 Saturday Market – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Lake and Kedzie
10/15 Thursday Market – 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. – Lake and Kedzie
- Pay a local musical act to perform at the Market
- Provide a healthy cooking lesson at one of the Markets
- Help extend a local teen’s internship by a week
- Help pay local residents to prep the Market site
- Print Market postcards and doorhangers
- Provide gardening supplies for a new local grower
Our youth employment program is also ready for another successful summer. We will be working with Garden Network growers and partners such as Empowerment through Education and Exposure (EEE) to provide summer employment opportunities for 20 young adults in the community. Limited spots may still be available – contact GPCC Wellness Coordinator Angela Taylor at email@example.com for more information.
The mission of the Garfield Park Community Council is to strengthen, promote, and encourage opportunities that support an engaged, equitable, and vital Garfield Park neighborhood. The Council is a leader in community development on the West Side and acts as a facilitator between residents and various public and private institutions, including law enforcement, private developers, city officials, and funders.