A Community Farmers Market Serving Rogers Park, Edgewater, and West Ridge

Vendor Highlights

Meet the 2019 Management Team!

Meet the 2019 Management Team!

Chelsea Denault (standing, right) is the Market Manager. This is Chelsea’s third season managing the market after joining the team in September of 2017. She is a Graduate Assistant in the Office of Sustainability and a PhD Candidate in Public History and US History, where […]

2019 Vendor Application Now Open!

2019 Vendor Application Now Open!

Applications for the 2019 Season are now closed. Please contact Market manager, Chelsea Denault (cdenault@luc.edu), if you would like to be a vendor for the 2020 season. It may still be freezing outside, but we’re dreaming of warmer days and fresh food! Our vendor application […]

2018 Season-in-Review

2018 Season-in-Review

Another amazing season has come and gone! Over the past 18 weeks, we brought you fresh food, rain or shine (or wind, lots and lots of wind). Overall, we saw almost 300 customers every market day and provided over $1350 in free food to our […]

Meet the 2018 Market Management Team!

Meet the 2018 Market Management Team!

Chelsea Denault (standing) is the Market Manager. This is Chelsea’s first full year of managing the market after joining the team in September of 2017. She is a Graduate Assistant in the Office of Sustainability and a PhD Candidate in Public History and US History, where […]

Phoenix Bean: Locally Crafted Fresh Soy Products

Phoenix Bean: Locally Crafted Fresh Soy Products

Returning to the Loyola Farmer’s Market this year is Phoenix Bean, who has been a premier supplier of  tofu to the Chicagoland area for over 30 years. Their tofu is hand crafted daily and made locally in Edgewater. “We use only the finest Illinois grown […]

2018 Season Preview: What’s New at the Market?

2018 Season Preview: What’s New at the Market?

After a long, cold winter and a seemingly longer, colder spring, the 2018 season of the Loyola Farmers Market is here! While we’re looking to seeing some familiar faces at the Market- both vendors and customers – we are also excited for some new changes to […]

Patyk Farm: Family Farming at its Finest

Patyk Farm: Family Farming at its Finest

Summer and weekends with grandpa meant getting up early, breathing in the fresh Wisconsin air, and working hard on the farm for John Patyk, but he wouldn’t have had it any other way.  His special childhood memories with his grandparents made him realize his dream: […]

Benton Harbor: Fruit Trees and Honey Bees

Benton Harbor: Fruit Trees and Honey Bees

The Benton Harbor fruit stand has been a favorite at Loyola’s Farmers Market since the market launched in 2011.  The company has been family-ownedand operated since its founding in 1922, and is currently managed by farmer John Thaler and his wife Rose.  John runs three […]

The Art of Stamper Cheese

The Art of Stamper Cheese

Being a vendor at the Loyola Farmers Market since its inception, Stamper Cheese is a real original. Bret Stamper, the owner of Stamper Cheese, boasts about the art of cheese making, “We age them to reveal deeper, spectacular flavors waiting to be unlocked.  These aged […]

Vegetarian Express: Food Everyone Will Love

Vegetarian Express: Food Everyone Will Love

  Vegetarian Express, commonly called Tamales Express, is well known at the Loyola Farmers Market for their delicious food.  Run by Raul Diaz, Vegetarian Express has been offering fresh-cooked dishes for both vegetarians and meat-eaters at the Loyola Farmers Market since 2013. With tasty food […]