Comer Education Campus is anchored by Gary Comer Youth Center, Gary Comer Middle School, and Gary Comer College Prep.


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 produce is through our Farmers' Market.

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Farmers' Market

The Farmers' Market will be open June 18 through October 29 on Tuesdays and Fridays from 3-6 PM. Market stands will be at the Youth Center entrance and across the street at the Youth Education Garden located on the west side of S. South Chicago, across the street from the Youth Center.

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Our Produce

As the growing season progresses, we will be offering the following crops:

  • Salad Mix
  • Cooking Greens
  • Beets
  • Carrots
  • Beans
  • Tomatoes
  • Peppers
  • Turnips
  • Onions
  • Potatoes
  • Summer Squash
  • Herbs

Payment Options

We accept cash, credit, and debit, and we offer double value for Link and IDHS Senior/WIC coupons.

Questions or Inquiries

If you have questions or other inquiries, please contact Marji Hess, Director of Urban Agriculture via e-mail.