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.

This month, Beverly Ridge Homeowners Association will be in the community tent June 4, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Once Upon a Tail will be featuring one of their pets available for adoption. Ald. O’Shea will be distributing tree saplings and fertilizer through a partnership with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District.  Reserve a free oak tree sapling at www.the19thWard.com. Joel Barr will provide music, 10 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

On June 11, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Kellogg School’s Garden Club will be in the community tent, there will be face painting in the children’s tent, and the Beverly All Stars will perform.

The Beverly Branch children’s librarian will kick off the Chicago Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, and Mark Taylor will provide music June 18, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

The Beverly Branch children’s librarian will return June 25 to continue registering children for the Summer Reading Program. Also that Sunday, there will be face painting and music by Dave Waterman, 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,