Chicago Farmers Markets

May—October 2024

Fresh Fruit • Vegetables • Plants • Flowers • Baked Goods • Rare Finds

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Chicago Farmers Markets sell fresh seasonal produce, flowers, prepared foods, unique Chicago-made products and rare finds – at Chicago’s longest running farmers market on Daley Plaza, the historic Maxwell Street Market and community markets in neighborhoods across Chicago.

Farmers Markets Vendor Application

Vendor Application

Our farmers markets are dynamic platforms for local entrepreneurs, providing an excellent opportunity for farmers, artists, and businesses to showcase their products.

Independent Farmers Markets Requirements

Independent Farmers Markets Requirements

All farmers markets and farm stands are required to register for an annual permit.

Maxwell Street Market

Maxwell Street Market

A Chicago tradition of bargains and bargaining with an international flavor.

Resource Guide to Starting a Farmers Market

Resource Guide to Starting a Farmers Market

Helpful information for new markets.

LINK Up Illinois

LINK Up Illinois

Making healthy farm-fresh foods more affordable by doubling the value of LINK card purchases at farmers markets across Illinois.

Corporate Partnerships Opportunities

Corporate Partnership Opportunities

Promotional space, media exposure and sampling opportunities are available.

Stay Connected

Information and Resources

Chicago Farmers Markets Rules (PDF)


LINK MATCH at Chicago City Markets

Illinois Farmers Market Association (ILFMA)

Find a farmers market using your zip code and explore “What’s in Season” now

Public Transportation:


Take CTA to all markets throughout the city.

For travel information, visit For fare information or to purchase fares in advance, visit