FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Institute of Environmental Sustainability
2017 Farmers Market Season Begins
at Loyola University Chicago
The Market Takes Places Monday Afternoons,
June 5 Through October 16
The Loyola University Chicago Farmers Market returns for its seventh season on Monday, June 5, on the Loyola Plaza in Rogers Park. Located outside the CTA’s Red Line Loyola ‘L’ station, the market will feature local vendors and educational programming. The market will run through October 16.
Sponsored by Loyola’s Institute of Environmental Sustainability and Department of Community Relations, the market is free and open to the public as part of the University’s Summer on the Plaza programming. To increase access to fresh and locally grown food, the market accepts Link cards, Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program coupons, and Women, Infants, and Children Program coupons. Illinois Link cardholders who spend up to $20 can also receive up to an additional $20 on fresh fruits and vegetables per market day, per card.
Support for Link cards is provided by Experimental Station’s LINK Up Illinois, a program providing grants to Illinois farmers markets to support access for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants.
For more information about the market, including a full list of vendors, visit LUC.edu/farmersmarket.
3–7 p.m. (through September 18)
2:30–6:30 p.m. (September 25–October 16)
The market will be closed on July 3 and September 4.
6550 N. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60626
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