All Press Releases for April 20, 2015

Plan a Green City Market Mother's Day Weekend Outing Saturday, May 9 in Chicago

Music, chef demo, farmers and food make for perfect Mother's Day outing.

Looking for the perfect gift? No kitchen should be without the Green City Market Cookbook. Grab a copy and some flowers at the market May 9. Mom will be thrilled.

    CHICAGO, IL, April 20, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Looking for the perfect Mother's Day weekend outing? Look no further than Green City Market. Spend a beautiful morning and afternoon strolling through Lincoln Park and enjoy purchasing delicious, sustainable foods from Green City Market farmers and vendors (7 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday and Saturday in Lincoln Park between Clark and Stockton Drive at approximately 1817 N. Clark.

Start your Saturday at 9 a.m. listening to mbria music by Matthew Shelton, then catch Food Network stars The Hearty Boy's Dan Smith and Steve McDonagh cooking demo at 10:30 a.m., have lunch and checkout the Edible Garden. Don't forget to pick up goods for your Mother's Day meal.

Looking for the perfect gift? No kitchen should be without the Green City Market Cookbook. Grab a copy and some flowers. Mom will be thrilled.

The Green City Market Cookbook is a collection of recipes gathered from our entire community of customers, volunteers, farmers and Chicago chefs. Each recipe was carefully selected by a team of culinary professionals and features the main crops of each season, and the story behind the recipe from each contributor.

The culinary talent of The Green City community is what makes our book unique. It's like a giant recipe swap where professional chefs, customers, and farmers exchange their favorite things to cook with the best ingredients from each season.

GCM Cookbook is available at the market as well as on the Green City Market website The cost is $24.95.

Books will be available to pick up and purchase at the Green City Market annual barbecue event, July 17th or at the Green City Market beginning July 19th.

What's in it?
- Over 90 seasonal recipes based on ingredients from the market.
- Appetizers, entrees, soups and desserts for each season.
- Over 100 delicious photos of the completed dishes and their key ingredient so you know what to look for at the market.
- Each recipe features a short story submitted by the recipe's author about why the recipe is special to them.

About Green City Market
Green City Market is a 501 (c) (3) not for profit organization celebrating its 17th anniversary. The mission of Green City Market is to provide a marketplace for purchasing sustainably grown food and to educate, promote and connect farmers and local producers directly to chefs, restaurateurs, and the greater Chicago community. Green City Market values education about quality food and its source. Green City Market values farmers who take care of the land; the preservation of sustainably farmed land; a vibrant thriving community of local farms; and consumption of locally grown foods.

Green City Market's incredible momentum comes from its broad base of support including conscientious and caring farmers and producers, consumers, chefs, restaurateurs, and other culinary professionals. It also reflects Chicagoans' increasing concern for a more sustainable food system by improving the quality of food on the table, produced by local farmers using organic and sustainable practices that preserves the environment for future generations. GCM's support of these local artisan farmers and producers increases the density of fresh, high-quality, locally produced food in Chicago, and provides the basis for a regional cuisine.

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