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Farmers’ Markets

Farmers’ Markets

Farmers’ markets are food markets at which local farmers sell produce and often other food items. Farmers’ markets make healthy living easier for residents by making fresh fruits and vegetables, and other healthy options, more available. There are many efforts in the County State of Illinois  and the nation  to expand access to such food for individuals and families who receive benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program  (SNAP).

Find A Farmers’ Market Near You

View a list of farmers’ markets that accept SNAP in suburban Cook County. You may also check out all farmers markets in this area on the Healthy HotSpot Map.

Farmers' Markets Accepting SNAP
  • Barrington Farmers Market, Cook St. & Main St., Barrington
  • CCHHS – Oak Forest Health Center, 15900 S. Cicero Ave., Oak Forest
  • CCHHS – Robbins Health Center, 16450 W. Kedvie Ave., Robbins
  • CCHHS – Cottage Grove Health Center, 1645 Cottage Grove Ave., Ford Heights
  • Elgin – Harvest Market, 200 N. Grove Ave., Elgin
  • Evanston Farmers Market, University Place & Oak Ave., Evanston
  • Glenview Farmers Market, 1510 Wagner Rd., Glenview
  • Morton Grove Farmers Market, 6210 Dempster St., Morton Grove
  • Northbrook Farmers Market, Cherry Lane & Meadow Rd., Northbrook
  • Oak Park Farmers Market, 460 Lake St., Oak Park
  • Palos Heights Farmers Market, 12217 S. Harlem Ave., Palos Heights
  • Park Forest Farmers Market, 271 Lakewood Blvd., Park Forest
  • Park Ridge Farmers Market, 15 Prairie Ave., Park Ridge
  • Orland Park Farmers Market, 14750 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park
  • Hosted weekly in Ford Heights, Oak Forest and Robbins
  • Fresh fruits and vegetables available for sale
  • Persons using SNAP receive Double Value coupon as part of Link Up Illinois for next purchase of produce

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Interested In Providing In Providing SNAP Benefits At Your Farmer’ Market?

Link Up Illinois And SNAP Consulting

LINK Up Illinois is offering free SNAP consulting to Illinois farmers markets seeking to implement new EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) systems to accept SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Illinois ‘Link’) benefits, or to improve a currently existing EBT program. They will provide guidance on the SNAP authorization process, equipment acquisition, processing fees, at-market implementation, data collection and SNAP administration. Learn more .

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