The Downtown Evanston Farmers’ Market will open for its 38th season on Saturday, May 4, 2013. It will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. every Saturday through November 2, 2013. This crowd-pleaser has expanded to over 50 vendors, so shoppers can purchase fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, cheese, eggs, flavored oils, pasta and bakery items, as well as flowers and plants. 

The Downtown Evanston Market is located at the intersection of University Place and Oak Avenue, behind the Hilton Garden Inn. Free parking is available in the adjacent 1800 Maple Avenue garage with ticket validation at the City of Evanston tent. 

Special events are featured throughout the season and unique artwork by “Home Grown Artists” will be showcased and sold on select dates. Reusable bags are sold on site and Illinois Link cards are accepted. Please note that dogs are not allowed at the market (with an exception for service animals). 

For updated information throughout the season, please visit www.cityofevanston.org/market.