Seed Starting Basics with Kasey Eaves
Kasey Eaves of Vivant Gardening Services joined us yesterday for the latest in her series of online workshops on growing and gardening. Our topic was the very seasonal one of seed starting indoors so we can get our gardens started confidently and keep seedlings strong and healthy until it's time to transplant.
Introduction to Fermented Foods
Tamara Mannelly of Oh Lardy joined us yesterday for an online workshop all about fermented foods, including how they can benefit a healthy lifestyle and how to quickly and easily make them at home!
Valentine Boxes On Sale Now
Let Chicago market help you make Valentine's Day a little sweeter (and a little easier)! Our farmers at Hazzard Free Farm and Pecatonica River Honey have pulled together a box of goodies for you and your Valentine meant to inspire and delight.
Growing Microgreens at Home
Kasey Eaves, of Vivant Gardening Services, joined us yesterday for an online workshop on growing and harvesting beginner-friendly superfoods known as microgreens. We learned how to supplement our winter diets with a continuous supply of fresh, super fast-growing, and highly nutritious greens from the comfort of our homes!
SHOP Chicago Market for Valentine's Day
2021 is chugging along and Chicago Market is doing the same! As of our last month's pickup - we've sold more than $7000 worth of products from our group of farmers - and that number is growing every day! We've seen many, albeit masked, familiar faces at our monthly pickups and are excited to see you making us a part of your regular shopping.Read more
Pledging My Commitment
I am excited to pledge an additional donation to Chicago Market for our upcoming campaigns.
'Tis the Season for Holiday Cookie Decorating!
Bridget Williams, of Bridget's Northwoods Bakery, joined us this week for an online workshop all about decorating holiday cookies. We started with learning how to achieve perfect consistency with our icing, then moved on to flooding techniques and several other tips and tricks to decorate with confidence!
Small Business Saturday
It’s Small Business Saturday! Supporting small, local business is part of Chicago Market’s DNA. We’re passionate about supporting local farmers and producers, who in turn support our local economies even further.
Happy Thanksgiving from Chicago Market
Tomorrow's Thanksgiving Day, and I'm thankful for my Co-op. Our Co-op.
I'm thankful for the local farmers and producers who participated in our Thanksgiving Pop-Up Market. Normally these events are big festive affairs, but we had to do things a little differently this time around. So we worked with our vendors to promote online sales during November, and this past Sunday opened our doors at Chicago Market for a safe, socially-distanced pick up event.
Chicago Market Holiday Boxes – On Sale Now!
And just like that, the holidays are upon us. For December, our partners have pulled out all the stops and put together some amazing offerings.Read more