Local Wellness Guide
Daley Plaza Farmer’s Market
Open on Thursdays, May 14-October 29
Green City Market
Open Wednesdays, Saturdays, May 2-October 31
Willis Tower Farmer's Market
Thursdays, June 25-October 29
Neighborhood Farmer's Market
Various locations throughout the city
What was an abandoned rail line is now 2.7 miles of multi-use recreational trail and park.
North Branch Trail
Best for biking and running. Runs 17 miles from Caldwell/Devon avenues to the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe.
Chicago River Walk
Best for biking and running. State to Lake Streets, recently completed in spring 2015.
Best for biking. Spans from the Museum Campus into Lake Michigan by the Adler Planetarium. Top place to view nature in Chicago.
Lake Shore Park
Best for walking and running. Includes the Lake Shore Running Track, playground, and baseball diamonds.
Coming soon...The trial will span 2.7 miles across Chicago’s northwest neighborhoods, opening fall 2015.
Local Fitness Studios
A total body workout that utilizes the ballet barre to perform small, isometric movements, which burn fat, sculpt muscles and create long, lean physiques.
Combining inspirational coaching with high-energy music, SoulCycle is a workout that benefits the mind and body.
An experience that combines premium boutique core barre and yoga classes, acupuncture and healing, and transformational spa therapies under one roof.
Health Food Stores, Shops + Restaurants
Green Grocer Chicago
Boutique store and neighborhood market in the Ukrainian Village featuring organically grown and locally produced foods and specialty items.
Green Spirit Living
Rogers Park organic food delivery service with specialty classes on cooking and living a healthy lifestyle.
Chicago Health Foods
Neighborhood wellness store in the Gold Coast with raw juices, veggie café and a variety of green items for body care and nutrition.
Karyn’s Cooked & Raw Café
Popular vegan restaurants founded by Karyn Calabrese, one of the most innovative leaders in the holistic health industry.
Peeled Juice Bar
Located in Lakeview, Peeled Juice Bar features skilled local artisan’s hand-crafting cold-press juices using local and all natural ingredients.