Indoor Winter Farmers’ Market at the Ecology Center

The Evanston Ecology Center’s Indoor Winter Farmers’ Market is held from 8 am – noon on Saturdays through April 29, 2017. 

Location:  2024 McCormick Blvd., Evanston (Intersection of McCormick Blvd. and Bridge St.)

Parking: Parking is available in the lot across the street from the Ecology Center, accessible via McCormick Blvd. Parking will not be permitted in the Ecology Center Circle Drive

2017 Downtown Evanston Farmers’ Market

General Information

Make your Saturday morning destination the Downtown Evanston Farmers’ Market, celebrating its 42nd year serving the Evanston community. As many as 58 Midwest vendors sell fruits, vegetables, meat, flowers, cheese, eggs, baked goods and more. LINK cards accepted.

Dates/Time: Saturdays, May 6 – November 4, 2017 from 7:30 am – 1 pm

Location: University Place & Oak Ave. (behind the Hilton Garden Inn)

Parking: Free parking is available at the Maple Ave. Garage with validation at the City of Evanston tent.  

Live animals and pets, other than service animals, are not allowed at the farmers’ market.

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Spud Club

Join your friends at the busiest tent in the market from 9-11am at the Spud Club tent, located in the southwest corner of the market. Kids ages 2-12 yrs. can receive a free membership and enjoy a variety of farm related activities throughout the season.

Vendor List
1st Orchards & Greenhouse   JW Morlock and Girls   River Valley Ranch & Kitchens
Amazing Kale Burger   K & K Farms   Seedling Fruit
Aquaterra Farms   Katherine Anne Confections   Sheekar Delights
Bennison’s Bakery   Katic Breads   Sherwood North Nursery
Broad Shoulders BBQ   Kinnikinnick Farm   Smits Farms
City Press Juice & Bottle   Klehm Growers   Stovers Farm Market
Cocina Azteca   Lake Breeze Organics   Sweety Pies Bakery
Defloured Bakery   Lyons Fruit Farm   Tastebudz
Dulce Caramel Co.   M & D Farms   Teresa’s Fruit and Herbs
Elko’s Produce   Marilyn’s Bakery   That Pickle Guy
Endless Greens   Mint Creek Farm   The Cheese People
Frosty Productions/Patz Maple & Honey   Morsels Patisserie   The Eating Well
Gast Farms   Nichols Farm & Orchard   The Spice & Tea Exchange
Geneva Lakes Produce   Old Town Oil   To The Point Sharpening
Gotta B Crepes   Organic Pastures   Tomate Fresh Kitchen
Great Harvest Bread   Passion House Coffee Roasters   Windy City Greens
Green Acres   Phoenix Bean   Wisconsin Fermentation Co.
Heartland Meats   Pleasant Prairie Farm   Zeldenrust Farm Market
Henry’s Farm   PM Gardens    
Hoffman’s Garden Center   Richard Oosterhoff & Son    
Homegrown Artists

Homegrown Artists is a showcase for Evanston artists and their work at the busy and thriving downtown Farmers’ Market. In order to avoid competition with the existing art fairs, participation is limited to Evanston residents, employees of Evanston businesses and participants at Evanston studios and galleries. The artists sell their own work.

To apply to be a Homegrown Artist vendor at the Downtown Evanston Farmers’ Market, submit this application.

If you have questions, the Farmers’ Market coordinator, Myra Gorman, may be reached by phone at 847-448-8045 or by e-mail at


Our market is no longer accepting applications for new vendors for the 2107 market season.  Applications for new vendors for the 2018 season will be available in February 2018.  For additional information, please contact Myra Gorman at or 847-448-8045.

Other Farmers’ Markets in Evanston

Ridgeville Park District
Ridge Ave. at South Blvd.
Wednesdays 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
June 7 – October 11, 2017

1000 Grove St.
Tuesdays, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dates to be announced

West End Market
Church St. at Dodge Ave.
Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Dates to be announced