Pastoral’s annual Artisan Producer Festival will happen Saturday, April 25 at the Chicago French Market from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The free tasting event is for eaters to meet with producers of artisan cheese, bred, beer, wine, charcuterie, confections and more.
The following day, April 26, Cochon 555 stops in Chicago with its traveling culinary competition. The competition promotes sustainable farming of heritage breed pigs and features 5 chefs, 5 winemakers and 5 pigs.
The Chicago French Market is located at 131 North Clinton Street.