Evanston Farmers’ Market season opens Saturday


The Downtown Evanston Farmers’ Market will open for its 38th season on Saturday.

Market hours are 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through Nov. 2.

The market 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.

Dogs, except for service animals, are not allowed at the market.

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