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This year there are more farmers' markets to choose from than ever, from Green City Market and the large city-sponsored one in Federal Plaza to markets in so-called food deserts like Pullman and Lawndale. Our annual guide follows.

MONDAY

Loyola 3:30-6 PM, 6/6-10/17, 6542 N. Sheridan

TUESDAY

City Farm Market Stand 3-6:30 PM Tue-Fri, 7/12-9/30, 1204 N. Clybourn, cityfarmchicago.org

Federal Plaza 7 AM-3 PM, 5/17-10/25, Adams and Dearborn

Lincoln Square 7 AM-1 PM, 6/7-10/25, Lincoln, Leland, and Western

Museum of Contemporary Art 7 AM-3 PM, 6/7-10/25, Chicago and Mies van der Rohe Way

Plaza 300 7 AM-2 PM, 7/5-9/27, 300 N. LaSalle

Pritzker Park 7 AM-3 PM, 6/14-9/27, 344 S. State

WEDNESDAY

Andersonville Farmers' Market 3-8 PM through 9/7, then 3-7 PM through 10/19, Berwyn between Clark and Ashland, andersonville.org

Avondale Farmers' Market (see also Saturday) 3-6 PM, 6/15, 7/20, 8/17, 10/19, Concordia Place, 3300 N. Whipple, concordiaplace.org

Central Street Farmers' Market 3-7 PM, 6/1-10/26, Independence Park at Central and Stewart, Evanston, cityofevanston.org/evanston-life/farmers-market

Green City Market (see also Saturday) 7 AM-1 PM, 5/4-12/28, 1750 N. Clark, chicagogreencitymarket.org

Lawndale Market 3-6 PM, 7/6-10/5, Green City Youth Farm, 3555 W. Ogden, chicagobotanic.org/greenyouthfarm

Pullman 7 AM-noon, 7/6-10/5, 111th and Cottage Grove

Ridgeville Farmers' Market 3:30-7 PM, 6/1-10/12, Ridge and South, Evanston, ridgeville.org

Seaway Bank Farmers' Market 9 AM-2 PM, 7/13-9/28, 87th and Langley, seawaybank.us

South Shore 7 AM-1 PM, 6/8-10/19, 70th and Jeffery

Two North Riverside 11 AM-7 PM, 7/6-9/28, 2 N. Riverside

THURSDAY

Daley Plaza 7 AM-3 PM, 5/12-10/20, Washington and Dearborn

Eli's Cheesecake/Wright College Farmers' Market 7 AM-1 PM, 6/16-10/27, 6701 W. Forest Preserve

Evergreen Park Farmers' Market 7 AM-1 PM, 6/2-10/27, Yukich Field, Evergreen Park, 8900 S. Kedzie

Hyde Park 7 AM-1 PM, 6/2-10/27, 7 AM-1 PM, 6/2-10/27, 53rd and Lake Park

Lincoln Square 4-8 PM, 6/16-10/27, Lincoln, Leland, and Western, lincolnsquare.org

Uptown 7:30 AM-12:30 PM, 6/23-10/27, Weiss Memorial Hospital, 4646 N. Marine

Willis Tower Plaza 7 AM-3 PM, 6/16-10/6, 233 S. Wacker

SATURDAY

Avondale Farmers' Market (see also Wednesday) 9 AM-1 PM, 6/18, 7/23, 8/20, 10/22, Carl Von Linne School, 3221 N. Sacramento, concordiaplace.org

Bridgeport 7 AM-1 PM, 6/18-9/17, 35th and Wallace

Bronzeville Community Market 8 AM-1 PM, 6/11-10/29, 4500 S. Cottage Grove, qcdc.org

Division Street 7 AM-1 PM, 5/14-10/29, Division and Dearborn

Downtown Evanston Farmers' Market 7:30 AM-1 PM, 5/7-11/5, University Place and Oak, Evanston, cityofevanston.org

Edgewater Green Market 8 AM-1 PM, 6/18-10/15, True Nature Foods, 6034 N. Broadway, edgewater.org/farmersmarket

Green City Market (see also Wednesdays) 7 AM-1 PM, 5/7-12/31, 1750 N. Clark, chicagogreencitymarket.org

Lincoln Park 7 AM-1 PM, 5/14-10/29, Lincoln Park High School, Armitage and Orchard

North Center 7 AM-1 PM, 6/18-10/29, Belle Plaine, Damen, and Lincoln

Oak Park Farmers' Market 7 AM-1 PM, 5/21-10/29, Pilgrim Church, 460 Lake, Oak Park, oak-park.us/farmersmarket

Printers Row 7 AM-1 PM, 6/11-10/8, Printers Row Park, Dearborn and Polk

61st Street Farmers' Market 9 AM-2 PM, 5/14-10/29, 61st between Dorchester and Blackstone, experimentalstation.org

Southport Market 8 AM-2 PM, 6/25-9/10, Blaine School, 1420 W. Grace

West End Market 8:30 AM-3 PM, 6/4-10/29, Evanston Township High School parking lot, Church and Dodge, Evanston, westendmarket.org

West Humboldt Park Farmers' Market and Bazaar 10 AM-2 PM, 6/4, 7/9, 8/13, 9/10, 10/8, Neighborhood Housing Services parking lot, 3601 W. Chicago, whpdevelopmentcouncil.net

SUNDAY

Beverly 7 AM-1 PM, 5/15-10/23, 95th and Longwood

Empty Bottle Farmers' Market Dates and times TBD, 1035 N. Western, 773-276-3600, emptybottle.com

Erie Street 8 AM-1 PM, 6/12-10/23, 500 W. Erie

Glenwood Sunday Market 9 AM-2 PM, 6/5-10/16, 6950 N. Glenwood, glenwoodsundaymarket.org

Independence Park Farmers' Market 9 AM-1 PM, second and fourth Sundays 6/12-10/9, 3945 N. Springfield, independence-park.com

Jefferson Park 10 AM-2 PM 6/12, 6/26, 7/10 7/24, 8/14, 8/28, 9/11, 9/25, 10/9, Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence

Logan Square Farmers' Market 10 AM-3 PM, 6/5-10/30, 3107 W. Logan, logansquarefarmersmarket.org

Pilsen Community Market 9 AM-3 PM, 6/5-10/30, 1800 S. Halsted, pilsencommunitymarket.org

Portage Park Farmers' Market 10 AM-2 PM, 6/5, 6/19, 7/17, 7/31, 8/7, 8/21, 9/18, 10/2, Central and Berteau, friendsofportagepark.org

Saint Gregory Parish Farmers' Market 9 AM-2 PM, 6/26-9/25, 1609 W. Gregory

Wicker Park & Bucktown 8 AM-2 PM, 6/5-10/30, Wicker Park and Damen

—Compiled by Vera Videnovich

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