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Green City Market’s Pork Fest

by kpeoples on January 2nd, 2009

The Chicago Green City Market will have a Pork Fest on January 17th.' The Green City Market supports local area farmers and provide fresh produce to our Windy City.

The Pork Fest will feature Pork of course from Snout to Tail.' Using their indoor location, they will also have area chefs cooking up the best in Pork.' It’s sure going to smell good in there.' Some of the area restaurant chefs include chefs from:

Tallullah and Eve, Blackbird, Avec and The Publican, Frontera Grill and Topolobampo, Carnivale, Vie, The Bristol and Prairie Grass Cafe.

As a special treat author Gary Wiviott will be there talking about his upcoming book Low and Slow:' Mastering the Art of Barbeque in Five Easy Lessons.' I’m up for barbeque anyway I can get it.

The Market is at the South end of Lincoln Park between Clark and Stockton Drive.' They will be open from 8am to 1pm.' While you are there make sure you pick up some fresh fruits and vegetables from the vendors.' If one of your resolutions is to eat healthy, this is a great place for you to come on a Saturday morning.' Take the entire family and check out all of the samples that will be available.

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3 opinions for Green City Market’s Pork Fest

  • Scott Sweeney
    Jan 3, 2009 at 3:40 am


    I really like your blog and website! I saw a posting on the Chicago Tribune blog and loved what I saw!

    If you ever feel like guest posting or link exchange, I have a newish blog that I started called ReviewChicago.com


  • Charlotte
    Jan 5, 2009 at 11:32 pm

    On the subject of pigs: Have you ever been to a pig roast in Chicago? I try not to eat meat so much, but pig roasts are pretty amazing.

  • john bentley
    Jan 8, 2009 at 12:50 pm

    Anybody know if heirloom pork will be available for eating and/or buying?

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