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Local Farmers Markets: Western Suburbs

July 02, 2013
Brookfield Farmers Market

Brookfield Farmers Market

Living out in the western ‘burbs, but yearning to experience what the city has to offer? Have no fear, farmers markets are here! Now that the summer is rolling in, local farmers and vendors are cultivating the freshest, most beautiful goods in town. Take this opportunity to experience the charm, excitement and color of a local farmers market.

Here we have cultivated a directory of markets available this summer in Chicago’s western suburbs:

Brookfield Farmers Market
Brookfield Village Hall
8820 Brookfield Ave.
Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
June 1 – October 26, 2013

Burr Ridge Market on the Green
Burr Ridge Village Center
701 Village Center Drive
Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
June 13 – September 26, 2013

Downtown Downers Grove Market
Main Street Train Station
South Parking Lot off Burlington Ave.
5001 Main Street
Saturdays, 7:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
May 11 – October 19, 2013

Elmhurst Farmers Market
Municipal Lot, 1 block south of York street on Vallette
Wednesdays, 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
June 5 – October 30, 2013

Glen Ellyn Farmers Market
Main Street Parking Lot
North of Roosevelt Rd between Duane St. and Hillside Avenue
Fridays, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
May 24 – October 25, 2013

Hinsdale Farmers Market
Burlington Park
30 East Chicago Ave
Mondays, 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
June 3 – October 14, 2013

La Grange Farmers Market
Parking lot just south of Village Hall in the downtown area
53 S La Grange Rd
Thursdays, 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
May 9 – October 24, 2013

Naperville Farmers Market
Fifth Avenue Station Parking Lot
200 E 5th Avenue
Saturdays, 7:00 am – 12:00 p.m.
June 1 – October 26, 2013

Oak Park Farmers Market
460 Lake St, one block west of Ridgeland Avenue
Saturdays, 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
May 18 – October 26, 2013

Riverside Farmers Market
27 Riverside Road
Wednesdays, 2:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
June 5 – October 2, 2013

Villa Park French Market
Park Boulevard and Ardmore Avenue
Sundays, 8:00 am – 1:00 p.m.
May 5 – October 27, 2013

Western Springs French Market
In front of the Water Tower
914 Hillgrove Avenue
Thursdays, 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
May 2 – October 31, 2013

Westmont Fresh Marketplace
On West Burlington Avenue from Cass to Lincoln
Thursdays, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
June 6 – August 29, 2013

Wheaton French Market
Main Street and Liberty Drive in downtown Wheaton
Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
April 20 – November 9, 2013

With all of these fresh markets available, you no longer need to venture into downtown Chicago get your fresh, summertime delights. Now you can get farm-grown fruits and veggies, baked goods, flowers, plants and so much more at your convenience. Nestled all throughout the western suburb of Chicago, there are many real estate opportunities to be discovered around each market. If you are interested in living in one of these areas, here is more information on Chicago new homes. Keep an eye out for our next post about farmers markets on the North Shore.

If your favorite western suburbs farmer’s market is not listed above, submit the information here.

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