Fresh Produce and Lots More at 95th Street Farmers Market

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, Beverly Bakery, Fountain BBQ, Coco’s Tamales and Southtown Health Foods.

Each week a local organization is featured in the Community Tent, and entertainment and other activities are scheduled, 10 a.m. to noon. Features this month are music by Dave Waterman on Sept. 3; music by Mark Taylor and Beverly Art Walk in the community tent on Sept, 10; music by The Beverly All Stars, face painting, and Vanderpoel Improvement Association in the community tent on Sept. 17; and music by Joel Barr and Straight From The Go in the community tent on Sept. 24. On Sun., Sept. 10, 10 a.m. the new community mural, donated by the Beverly Arts Center through the Chicago Architecture Biennial, will be dedicated.

Weekly highlights and vendor information are available on the 95th Street Farmers Market Facebook page.

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.