95th Street Farmers Market: A Sunday Destination

The 95th Street Farmers Market is open every Sunday through October, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the commuter lot on 95th and Longwood Dr. The market hosts a variety of vendors selling produce, plants, baked goods, cheeses, organic foods, prepared foods and artisan products.  This season’s vendors are Urban Canopy, C&D Farms, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Stamper Cheese, Breadman Baking Co., Not Just Cookies, Down to Earth Beverly, Madsen Farms, Blankenship Farms, Twin Garden Farms, Noffke Farms, Gotta B Crepes, Sunflower, The Eating Well, Pollo Locuas taco cart and Southtown Health Foods.

Each week also features a local organization in the Community Tent, entertainment and other activities. Weekly highlights and vendor information is available on the 95th Street Farmers Market Facebook page.

On July 2, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Lakeshore Learning will host as a craft in the children’s tent and Dave Waterman will provide music.

Once Upon a Tail will bring a dog that’s available for adoption, Joel Barr will provide music and children can have their faces painted on July 9, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

On July 16, the Beverly Branch children’s librarian will offer a craft activity in the children’s tent and the Beverly All Stars will provide music, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

On July 23, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., the Beverly Branch children’s librarian returns with a craft project, face painting will be available for kids, and Bridget Cavanaugh will provide music.

July wraps up on the 30th with a visit from Beverly Improvement Association in the community tent and music Mark Taylor, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Organized by the 95th Street Business Association, the market is sponsored by Beverly Bank & Trust, Pacor Mortgage Corp., BAPA, Ald. Matt O’Shea, Southtown Health Food, State Sen. Bill Cunningham, State Rep. Fran Hurley, Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences and the 19th Ward Youth Foundation.

For information, contact Erin Ross, Executive Director, 95th Street Business Association, erin@95thstreetba.org.