The Market is your source to the best the Midwest has to offer. All our vendors are individually vetted small-batch producers, based right here in the Midwest, to encourage a healthy and local food system.

We are currently open to the public as well as offering Curbside Pickup and delivery via Mercato.

Connecting you to the best of the Midwest

Local Foods stocks only products created or grown in three ways:

Locally-Sourced: Products created within 350 miles of Chicago which can be trucked to the city in a single day.

Locally-Processed: Products created from ingredients which don’t grow in our area (like coffee) but are processed here.

Beyond Local: Products from outside our region (like avocados) which are sourced from single suppliers and ethical producers.

Immortal Milk x Local Foods

In collaboration with Immortal Milk, founded by Alisha Norris Jones, a local cheesemonger, we are offering:

A vernal, fresh cheese board with an emphasis on cheese, produce, and specialty goods from producers within 150 miles of Chicago. Keywords: Spring, Rhubarb, Spring Peas, Violets, Marcona Almonds + Ramps, English Gardens, High Tea Influences: Anna Posey, Nancy Singleton, Alice Waters

“Alisha Norris Jones, aka Immortal Milk, is a bartender, tarot reader and cheesemonger at Marz Community Brewing in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood. With a background in Religion + Anthropology and an interest in art, Jones tries to tell a story with every cheese board she creates.

She loves all Alpine cheeses, as well as any cheese that can be described with the words ‘limestone’ or ‘bacon fat’. “

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1427 W Willow

(312) 432-6575


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1427 W. Willow
Chicago IL 60642
312 432-6575

open every day


Available cuts, Sausage, Charcuterie, and special orders

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