Farmers' Market Report: Opening Day

Chicago

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Chicago's Green City Market held its first outdoor market of the year today. Taking a brief stroll through the stalls – some already overflowing with early season produce – we felt ourselves breathing a sigh of relief. Spring. It's actually here.

We bought a bunch of the gorgeous French breakfast radishes above, which need nothing more than a little butter, salt and crusty bread. Read on for more sights from the market, plus related recipes and tips.

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Butter lettuce from Green Acres

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Tender baby Italian garlic
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Bread bounty from Bennison's Bakery
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Asparagus, purple and green
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Maple syrup from Burton's Maplewood Farm
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Chives
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Wild fern from Green Acres

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Related: Green City Market: Now Year-Round

(Images: Joanna Miller)

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