The Gary Comer Youth Center offers an array of seasonally picked produce, herbs, and flowers grown and harvested by our youth. The best way to access our products is through our Farmers Market.
Our Farmers Market is Open!
Our unique youth-led Farmers Market is open during the growing season (June 21 through October 28) on Tuesdays and Fridays from 3-6 PM. The market will be held at the Youth Education Garden located on the west side of S. South Chicago, across the street from the Youth Center. We accept cash, credit, and debit, and Link.
If you have questions or other inquiries, please contact Sandra Reno via e-mail.
As the growing season progresses, we will be offering the following crops:
- Salad Mix
- Cooking Greens
- Summer Squash
Youth Raised & Harvested
In addition to farm and garden workshops and tours, we'll also be featuring a number of youth-crafted products like Comer Crops Raw Honey raised and harvested by certificate-earning beekeepers, our beloved honey is light with an essence of neighboring fruits and native plants.