When you shop at farmers markets, money goes directly to the farmers and producers and supports local economies!
MEET YOUR FARMERS AND PRODUCERS
Black Dog Gelato is a Chicago-based business run by native Chicagoan and former Pastry Chef at Stephanie Izard’s Scylla, Jessica Oloroso. Her gelato has been listed in numerous “Best of Lists” both locally and nationally. Look for them in the bright pink bus!
Hearts & Flour is a bakery based out of Misericordia Home and provides challenging jobs and personalized employment coaching for 60 adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. You can order your favorite treats online too at misericordia.org!
Loyola’s Urban Ag Program grows vegetables, herbs and flowers on the Rogers Park campus. Locally raised, unprocessed tilapia directly from Loyola’s Institute of Environmental Sustainability Ecodome are also available.
Patyk’s Farm is a small family farm that grows vegetables in the Chicagoland region in order to bring seasonal vegetables for you to enjoy. Plus farm-fresh eggs! Follow their Facebook for adorable pictures of their animals and to see what’s in season!
Benton Harbor Bee Co. & Fruit Market travel to Chicago all the way from Benton Harbor, Michigan with their seasonal fruits and locally produced honey. Their orchards have been in the family for over 100 years.
Vegetarian Express is a family-owned and operated Chicago business specializing in traditional, handmade Mexican-style tamales, tacos, and traditional Mexican street foods. Visit their storefronts at 3109 N. Halsted or 4747 N. Damen!
Stamper Cheese works directly with cheese makers to sell handcrafted artisan cheeses from the Wisconsin region and develop exclusive recipes for their Farmers Markets, including Basil Jack, Apricot Brie, and Pistachio-Rolled Goat Cheese.
Phoenix Bean Tofu is an Edgewater tofu supplier committed to crafting the freshest and tastiest sustainable soy products you can buy. They exclusively use non-GMO soybeans naturally farmed in Illinois without chemicals and pesticides.
Farmer Nick’s is a small family farm located in Spring Lake, Illinois that raises pasture-raised meat – including pork, beef, and chicken – plus eggs with no antibiotics or animal byproducts.
Please contact Chelsea Denault (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are interested in participating at the Market as a vendor.
The Loyola Farmers Market is a “producers only” market. Therefore the growers and producers grow and produce their food. The farmers take care to grow quality fruits and vegetables. The bakers and other local producers also take considerable time securing quality ingredients to bring you healthy and great-tasting foods.