Great Lakes Farm Food Distributor

Looking to Buy Local Food?

The Common Market expanded to the Great Lakes! We are a nonprofit wholesale food distributor based in Chicago, and we ready to connect communities and institutions—schools, hospitals, colleges, universities—with food grown by local farmers and producers who care about their people, their community and their planet!

When you partner with us at The Common Market Great Lakes, you will enter into a fully transparent partnership. We will happily share exactly how the food is grown, who grew it, and where it's coming from—it will come printed on every local delivery!

We look forward to learning about your local food goals!

Get in touch today: (312) 432-6575 or email


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Did you hear? The Common Market Acquired Chicago's Local Foods

The Common Market has acquired the operations of Local Foods, a fellow wholesale distributor based in the Chicago metro dating back to 2013!

We are excited to formally announce the exciting news: a strategic choice that accelerates our ability to reach communities in need of good food and sustain market opportunities for Great Lakes farmers, ranchers and producers!

Are you a historic customer of Local Foods? Shoot us a note to reach the same team you know and love to stay connected to many of the same producers you know and love.

Read more about the acquisition here!


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Looking to Sell Local Food?

  • Access institutional markets, schools, hospitals, and more
  • Receive fair and affordable pricing
  • Collaborative crop planning
  • Marketing support
  • Producer development and investment

At The Common Market, we believe that the transformation of our food system will require radical change to both the environmental and social systems in which food is grown. We foster relationships with farmers, ranchers, and producers positioned at the forefront of this movement—committed to creating a transparent, equitable, and resilient food system.

Great Lakes Growers and Producers: Grow with us! Join The Common Market grower network!

Local Farmers: Get in touch!

Fill out our New Producer Interest Form Today!