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Jefferson Park, Portage Park Farmers Markets Kicking Off for Season

 The  Jefferson Park Sunday Market,  which will return to  Jefferson Memorial Park , 4822 N. Long Ave. for a third year, will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Sundays of the month starting June 14 and running through Oct. 25.
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JEFFERSON PARK — Residents of the Far Northwest Side desperate to pick up some heirloom tomatoes and fresh eggs are in luck: Two farmers markets are gearing up in Jefferson Park and Portage Park.

The Jefferson Park Sunday Market, which will return to Jefferson Memorial Park, 4822 N. Long Ave., for the third year, will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Sundays of the month. The market starts June 14 and will run through Oct. 25, organizers said.

The market will be located near Lawrence and Long avenues for the second year, Miller said.

The Sunday market will include coffee from Portage Park's Perkolator Cafe as well as treats from Jefferson Park's Delightful Pastries.

Admission is free. For more information, email jeffersonparksundaymarket@zoho.com.

The first Portage Park Farmers Market of the season will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday near Berteau and Central avenues in the park, 4100 N. Long Ave.

A variety of vendors will sell produce, meats, baked goods, dairy products, as well as prepared foods and specialty items.

The Portage Park market will also take place June 21, July 19, Aug. 2, Aug, 16, Aug. 30, Sept. 20 and Oct. 4.

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