2013 CSA Guide

We are pleased to present the 2013 Guide to Community Supported Agriculture.  Our database was compiled and created by By .

With 90 farms listed, we believe it is the most comprehensive CSA Guide for Chicagoland. In 2013, we continue to expand the Guide to include farms outside of Chicagoland in downstate Illinois, Southeast and South Central Wisconsin, Northern Indiana, and Southwest Michigan.  For additional information on this year’s guide see here.

 

2013 CSA Listings

Name/Location/WebsiteType of CSAType of Farm or FarmingType of Shares & CostPickup Sites?Home Delivery?How often?Length of SeasonExtra Products/InformationAvailability
Angelic Organics
Caledonia, IL
web site
Vegetable & some fruit (mostly melons)

Balanced selection of 10-14 vegetables per week & melons
Biodynamic approach to organic farming20-week Premium Customizable Share $820 (you choose the vegetables for your weekly box; available only for pickup at farm or home delivery through Fresh Picks)

Premium Customizable Half-Share $430 (every other week, you choose the vegetables for your biweekly box; available only for pickup at farm or home delivery through Fresh Picks)

20-week $720

12-week (late start) $456

1/2 share (every other week) $380

Flex share (anywhere between 12-18 weeks; you choose the weeks) $38/week

All shares 3/4 bushel
Pickup @ farm, or in the following SUBURBS: Highland Park, Deerfield, Winnetka, Wilmette, Evanston, Oak Park, Rockford, Arlington Heights, Edison Park/Park Ridge, Elmhurst, La Grange, Downer's Grove, Wheaton, Geneva, Elgin, Crystal Lake

In CHICAGO: Ravenswood Manor, Wicker Park/Bucktown, Rogers Park, Andersonville/Edgewater, Uptown/Ravenswood, St. Benedict's, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Irving Park, Logan Square, Hyde Park, Beverly

In WISCONSIN: Beloit, Lake Geneva

Home delivery available
YesWeekly (20 or 12-week shares)

Bi-weekly (1/2 share)
Mid-June through mid-Oct. (for 20 week or 1/2 shares)

Mid-Aug. – mid-Oct. (for 12 week late start share)
Menu planning service through Local Thyme included with every share

Fruit shares extra starting with 6 deliveries for $267

Extended season share extra beginning with 2 weeks for $70
Available
*New!* Apple Creek Farm
Elburn, IL
website
*2013 CSA details not yet available*
Vegetables, herbsNaturally grown, family farm$425 (farm pickup); $475 (dropoff site)*

*Shares are 3/4 bushel
Pickup @ farm, possible locations in Downer's Grove & Naperville Yes -- delivery area is 35 miles from farmWeekly14 weeksNoneAvailable
Beaver Creek Gardens
Poplar Grove, IL
web site
Fruits & vegetables

Eggs (year-round)
Organic; harvests own seeds, grows own inputs, and cycles according to nature20-week $595

10-week $350
(Above are 3/4 bushel)

Individual share $240.00 (1/2 bushel)
Pickup @ farm or in Crystal Lake, McHenry, Woodstock, Rockton, IL NoWeekly (21-week)

Bi-weekly (10-week)
Jun-OctoberEgg CSA extra (year-round)

Flower CSA available
Available (100 shares maximum)
Big Head Farm
South Haven, MI
web site
Vegetables, herbs & flowers, FruitFormer Chicagoans growing organic produce on property previously used only for huntingFull $550 (bushel)

Half $300 (1/2 bushel)

Solo $175 (1/4 bushel)

Full Fruit $190 (10 lbs. every other week)

Half Fruit $95 (5 lbs. every other week)
Pickup in Chicago at Lakeview/ Wrigleyville/Southport Farmer's Market & East Chatham (87th & S. Cottage Grove) & at the farm in South Haven, MI

Home delivery available
Yes $95 per season to Chicago

3 deliveries to same address have fee waived
WeeklyJune-NovemberEgg shares from prior years have been discontinued
Available
Black Earth Meats (A)
Black Earth, WI
website
Offers USDA Certified Organic, grass-fed beef & porkUSDA-certified processing facility with 3rd-party certification for humane handling Buyer's Club has 3 options:

Grandpa's Way (non-CAFO raised, no sub-therapeutic antibiotics, no animal by-products in feed, grain or corn finished), grass-fed, or organic

$75 or $100 monthly; 3-month commitment
Pickup Middleton, Fitchburg, Madison, Mt. Horeb, WIYes, shipping available.MonthlyYear-roundOffers online retail products through Red Meat MarketAvailable
Blackberry Creek Farm
Sugar Grove, IL
website
VegetablesOrganic, 170 year-old family farm. Practicing sustainability, proper practices, free of synthetic herbicides and pesticides.Averages $30/week. 4-week minimum commitment. Contact farm for more details.Pickup @ farmNoWeeklyJune - NovemberContact farm for more details.250 shares available.
Bob's Fresh and Local
St. Charles, IL
website
Vegetables and herbs Produce grown using organic practices, including only organic fertilizer and pesticides20-week $640 ($615 by 3/1) -- feeds 4+ people

18-week $580 ($560 before 3/1) --feeds 4+ people

10-week (biweekly) $405 ($385 before 3/1) -- feeds 1-2 people
Pickup likely to be at farm, Wheaton, Glen Ellyn, Elmhurst, Lombard and North Aurora. Contact farm for more details.NoWeekly (20- or 18-weeks)

Biweekly (10-week)
June-OctoberHoliday shares available (2 weeks of boxes at the end of the season) $70Available
Bountiful Blessings
Hinckley, IL
Local Harvest page
VegetablesSubscription vegetable program delivers to your home & includes a wide variety of vegetables.20 weeks $900 (feeds family of four)

1/2 share $500 (feeds 2 people)
Home delivery to Hinckley, Big Rock, Waterman, & ShabbonaYesWeekly20 weeks (June-October)None30 shares
Broad Branch Farm
Wyoming, IL
web site
Separate vegetable, meat (some combination of pork, poultry, beef), egg and fall sharesChemical-free farm that claims to surpass USDA organic standardsFull $578

Half $312
Custom share (min. 11 weeks) -- you choose the weeks $29

Individual share (less than 11 weeks) -- purchase boxes during main season $29

Pickup @ the farm or in Peoria, Peoria Heights & NapervilleNoFull share is 22 weeks

Half-share is biweekly for 11 weeks
June-October

Eggs $160 (full); $80 (half)

Meat shares start at $392

Fall shares (Vegetables - 2 weeks $62; Meat beginning at $157)
180 vegetable shares available

40 meat shares available

80 egg shares available
Bumblebee Acres Farm
Harvard, IL
web site
Fruit & vegetables, Wool/Yarn 3-generation, diversified farm

No chemical pesticides or commercial fertilizers
10 weeks $200

1/2 shares available for splitting
Pickup @ Woodstock Farmer’s Market by "shopping" their booth & selecting what you'd likeNoWeekly June - AugustWood/yarn CSA extraSmall farm - only 12 shares available
C&D Family Farms
Indiana
web site
Meat (Pork)

Partners with other farms for beef, poultry and eggs
Raises hogs in their natural environment on pasture and in wooded areas where they graze on pasture or eat leaves, weeds, berries and acorns from their large wooded pens. Hogs are very social animals and are kept in droves so they can socialize and prosper. Four options based on 3 or 6 month shares ranging in price from $210 to $900, depending upon the quantity & variety of meatPickup @ in CHICAGO: Lincoln Square, Gold Coast, Andersonville, Hyde Park, Beverly and North Center; SUBURBS: NorthbrookNoMonthly3 or 6 monthsContact farm for additional meat productsAvailable year-round
Cedar Valley Farm
Ottawa, IL
web site
Meat & eggs (Various cuts of beef, pork & chicken + eggs)Raising animals without hormones or drugs in sustainable environment3 months $285
6 months $550
1 year $1080

Every-other-month option for smaller households
Pickup @ in CHICAGO: Lakeview, Edgewater, Logan Square, Lincoln Square; SUBURBS: Naperville, Oak Park, Evanston, FrankfortNoMonthly Year-roundNoneAvailable
Chicago Patchwork Farms
Chicago, IL
website
VegetablesUrban farm located on Chicago's west sideSpring: $135 (pre-season); $180 (in-season)

Summer: $260 (pre-season); $325 (in-season)

Fall $105 (pre-season); $140 (in-season)
Pickup @ farm on 2805 W Chicago Ave.NoWeeklySpring: 9 weeks (May-July)

Summer: 13 weeks (July-end of Sept.)

Fall: 7 weeks (Oct.-Nov.)
NoneContact for 2013 availability
Common Roots Sustainable Farm
Burlington, WI
website
Vegetables

USDA Organic

Small, sustainable farm operating on 2 acres by husband-wife team
$500 (about 10 different vegetables)

Autumn Harvest (3 deliveries) $150
Pickup in Evanston or Wauwatosa, WINoWeekly20 weeks (June-October)

Autumn (November & December)
NoneAvailable
Crème de la Crop
Porter, IN
web site
Vegetables, herbs & edible flowers

Certified Organic (200 types of unique heirloom varieties);
“Standard Market” plan gets more common market vegetables
“Epicurean” gets everything they grow
Standard $690 (Full) $345 (Half)

Epicurean -- includes more "exotic" produce $870 (Full) $435 (Half)

Pickup @ Farm, or locations in Valparaiso, Merrillville, Schererville & Chesterton, INNoWeeklySummer Vegetable & Fruit shares 18 weeks (June-October)

Storage & Winter Fruit shares (Nov.-Dec.)
Fruit CSA:
Standard $400 (Full); $200 (Half); Epicurean $520 (Full); $260 (Half)

Storage: Standard $150 (Full); $75 (Half); Epicurean $200 (Full); $100 (Half)

Winter Fruit: Standard $180 (Full); $90 (Half); Epicurean $230 (Full); $115 (Half)
Available
Earth and Skye Farm
Manhattan, IL
Local Harvest page
*Listing not updating for 2012*
Vegetables & herbsEnvironmentally and sustainable methods of farming$375 (contains 5-10 items)Pickup @ the farm or in Orland ParkNoWeekly for 20 weeks June – Oct.Request that you volunteer 6 hours minimum to working on farm per seasonAvailable -- limited to 30 members
Earth First Farms
Berrien Center, MI
web site
ApplesCertified organic farming on 60 acres encompassing 4500 fruit-bearing apple trees 10-lb. bag (1 peck) apples (Nov. share includes cider) $85Pickup @ farm or in CHICAGO: Rogers Park, Green City Market, Logan Square, Lincoln Square, North Center, Hideout, or South Bend, IN NoBiweekly (7 shares)Mid-August-Halloween & one November pickup that includes cider & baking applesDiscounted rates on cider or apple butterAvailable
Edible Alchemy Foods Co-op (A)
Chicago, IL
web site
Fruits & vegetablesFood Co-op that organizes an all-organic or sustainably-grown produce share every other weekNo commitment

$20 Produce share (2 eaters/paper grocery bag)

$10 Fruit share

$33 Hive share
Pickup in Pilsen, Lakeview, River North/Gold Coast or Logan Square or Delivery for $5 NoBi-WeeklyShares begin in MayNoneAvailable
Erehwon Farm
Elburn, IL
web site
Vegetables (6-10 kinds)

2-week trial available
No chemical herbicides or pesticides; sustainable growing practices.SUMMER CSA:

Pickup @ Farm:
Full (1/2-3/4 bushel) $600 ($575 before 3/1) --feeds 3-4 moderate vegetable eaters

Pickup @ dropoff sites:
Full $680 ($655 before 3/1)
Pickup @ in SUBURBS: Wheaton, DeKalb, Elgin, Bartlett, Lombard & in CHICAGO: Logan SquareNoWeekly20 weeks (mid-June – mid-Oct.)Spring & fall shares available. Contact farm for details.Available
Esther's Place/Lamb of God Farm
Big Rock, IL
Local Harvest page
Vegetables and fruit

Wool, soaps, lotions and balms
Embraces Christian principles in the spirit, character and depth of agrarian living

Naturally grown produce; no herbicides, pesticides or chemical fertilizers

Harvest dedicated only to CSA subscribers
$795/week for 20 weeks

Pickup in Wheaton, Big Rock, Aurora, St. Charles and Elgin NoWeekly June-Oct.Wool, soaps, lotions and balms extra50 shares available
Fair Share
Harvard, IL
web site
VegetablesSmall, sustainable farm$395 for share (grocery bag)Pickup on farm and in Cary, Barrington, Woodstock, Crystal Lake, Lake Zurich, Deerfield, Libertyville, and Hoffman Estates/SchaumburgNoWeeklyJune-Oct.NoneAvailable
Farmer Tom's CSA (A)
web site
Vegetables & FruitPurchases produce from several growers that use organic methods.

Operates differently than traditional CSA - you pay upfront membership fee and then order produce when you want -- no commitment
$70 upfront membership fee & produce is paid for weekly (skipping weeks is permitted).

$37/week for 1-1/9th bushel (2 large grocery bags)

$27/week for 5/9-3/4 bushel (about 1 large grocery bag)
Pickup in Edgewater, Oak Park, Lincoln Park, Gold Coast, Woodlawn, Bucktown, Lakeview/Southport, South Loop, East Lakeview, Wicker Park, Logan Square, Kenilworth, EvanstonNoWeeklyYear-round (July-Oct, produce is local; from Nov-June, produce is selected from other nonlocal growers)Fruit share is additional $25/order Available
Fat Blossom Farm
Allegan, MI
web site
VegetablesCertified USDA OrganicMain Season:
Full $550; Half $300

CHICAGO MEMBER PRICING:
Spring: Full $230; Half $130
Summer: Full $420; Half $240
Fall: Full $230; Half $130
All 28 weeks: Full $836; Half $475

MICHIGAN MEMBER PRICING:
Peak Season:
Full $420; Half $240

Full shares feed 4 people; half shares feed 2 people

Pickup @ in CHICAGO: South Loop, Andersonville, Rogers Park & North Center; in SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN: Allegan, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids & HollandNoWeeklySpring Session (8 weeks, May-June)
Summer Session (12 weeks, June-Sept)
Fall Session (8 weeks; Sept-Nov)

Main Season: 20 weeks (Jun-Oct)

Peak Season: 12 weeks (July-Sept.)
NoneAvailable
*New!* First Hand Harvest
Rockford, IL
website
*2013 CSA details not yet available*
Vegetables, free-range eggs, honeyA coop of of two family farms, Pine Row Farm and Pine Row Farm and Mighty Sprout FarmFull share (3/4 bushel) $525

1/2 bushel share (contact farm for details)

Eggs $90/week
Pickup @ Pine Row Farm in Roscoe or in Rockford, ILNoWeekly20 weeks (June -Oct)NoneContact farm for availability of 2013 shares
Four Friends Farm
Hebron, IL
web site
VegetablesUses only organically-approved seeds, farms sustainably without the use of synthetic chemical pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers Full (1 bushel) $630

Half (2 people) $390

Single (peck) $240

Community (donates to food pantry) $100

Worker share -- call for details

Pickup @ farm or in Batavia, Buffalo Grove, Crystal Lake or Rogers Park (Chicago)NoWeekly20 weeks (Jun-Oct)NoneAvailable
Freedom Organix
Harvard, IL
web site
Vegetables, herbs & flowers, and pastured eggs, poultry, beef, veal and pork

Less expensive U-pick option available
Sustainable farm growing vegetables and raising chickens, geese and cowsFarm pickup: Summer $520 (w/eggs $610)

Dropoff delivery: Summer $575 (w/eggs $685)

Half share (includes delivery to dropoff points) $325 (w/eggs -- SOLD OUT)

Harvest $110 (w/eggs, $135)
Pick up box @ farm or in CHICAGO: Edgebrook, Old Irving Park, Rogers Park or in SUBURBS: Woodstock, Crystal Lake, Cary, Barrington, Lake Zurich, Mundelein, Libertyville, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Northbrook, Deerfield or in WISCONSIN: Delavan/Lake GenevaNoFull shares -- weekly

Half shares-- Biweekly

Harvest -- 2 deliveries
Summer share is 18 weeks beginning in June

Harvest shares are in November-December
Meat shares:
Pastured pork beginning at $285
Grass-fed beef beginning at $350
Meadow Veal beginning at $550

"Herd" shares (w/fresh milk) available
Available (Half-shares w/eggs sold out)
Genesis Growers
St. Anne, IL
web site
Vegetables, eggs, poultry, fruits & herbsUses natural methods, no pesticides, herbicides or synthetic fertilizer.

Available yearly or by season

Shares available: Medium (20% larger than paper grocery bag) & Large (60% more than paper grocery bag)
Spring $140 (medium); $260 (large)

Summer (21 weeks) $675 (medium); $1300 (large)

Fall $210 (medium); $400 (large)

Medium 3-season share $920; Medium spring & fall, large summer share $1485; Large 3-season share $1760
Pickup in CHICAGO: Green City Market, Andersonville (Anteprima), West Town (Butcher & Larder), Bridgeport (Pleasant House Bakery), Lincoln Square (Browntrout), Edgewater/Rogers Park (Chicago Center of Natural Healing), Edison Park, Hyde Park, South Loop (Panozzo's), Old Irving Park or in SUBURBS: Oak Park, Beverly, Burbank, Downer's Grove, Elgin, Evanston, Forest Park, Highland Park, Homewood, Juliet, Lake Zurich, Oak Forest, Palatine/Arlington Heights, Riverside, Schaumburg, Skokie, Wheaton, Mokena, St. Anne, Orland Park Yes to pre-approved homes in Northwest Suburbs $5.00/weekWeekly9 months (Apr. – Dec.) or by season: Apr. & May (Spring); June-Oct (Summer); Oct-Dec. (Fall) Egg shares starting at $22 biweekly for spring shares

Chickens (2/month) starting at $28 for spring shares
Available
*SOLD OUT FOR 2013* Gentleman Farmer
Barrington, IL
web site
Vegetables

Eggs
Practices organic methods (no pesticides or herbicides)Weekly $595 (6-10 vegetables for families)

Biweekly $325
Pickup @ farm in Barrington, Norton's USA in Barrington Village, and Logan Square Farmer's MarketNoWeekly or biweekly20 weeks (Jun-Oct) for full share

10 weeks for half share
Eggs extraSOLD OUT
Gibbs Family Garden Plymouth, WI
website
Vegetable“Certified Naturally Grown” organic (no synthetic pesticides or chemicals)Biweekly share (approx. 3/4 bushel) $425/IL residents; $390/WI residents

1 doz. eggs biweekly $44
Pickup @ farm and in River Forest and Elmhurst, IL NoBiweeklyJune through NovemberEggs available for extraAvailable
Granor Farms
Three Oaks, MI
website
Vegetables, herbs, flowers and fruit (up to 60 different crops throughout season)USDA Certified OrganicFull $665 (weekly)

Half $445 (biweekly)
Pick up @ farm or in CHICAGO: Lincoln Park, Lincoln Square, Logan Square; in MICHIGAN: New Buffalo; and in INDIANA: Mishawaka/South BendNoWeekly or biweekly 20 weeks (June -Oct.)Flower share extra (July-Sept) $80

Stock-up share (June-Oct, bulk items for canning & preserving) 4 monthly shares $160

Winter share extra (Nov.-Jan.) 6 deliveries $240
Available
Grass Is Greener Gardens
Monroe, WI
website
Meat & Poultry, Produce (WI only)

Aggregating 4 different producers in Southwest Wisconsin that raise free range, grass & grain fed meat & poultryProduce, 5/9th bushel box $600; Storage share $150 (WI only)

Meat:
Small $450; Medium $600; Large $740, Poultry only $400. (Small is about 3/4 of a paper grocery bag; Medium is full grocery bag & large is a bag & a half.)
Pickup produce @ farm & in Beloit

Pickup meat in CHICAGO: Lakeview, Hyde Park; in SUBURBS: Evanston, Oak Park; in WISCONSIN: on farm & in Beloit
NoMonthly (meat) or weekly (produce)

Meat shares are two 5-month cycles (Dec-Apr; Jun-Oct)

Produce share are 20 weeks (June-Oct)
Jam, pickle, egg, honey, cheese shares availableAvailable
Grassroots Farm
Monroe, WI
website
Vegetables, herbs, fruit & cut flowers

Eggs
USDA Certified Organic

Mother-daughter operation using minimal machinery to farm 40 acres as it would be done 100 years ago.
Summer $630 (feeds omnivorous family of 4)

Eggs (summer) $90; Fall $50
Pickup in CHICAGO: Andersonville, Loop (LaSalle/Randolph); in SUBURBS: EvanstonNoWeeklySummer -- 18 weeks
Cut flower share extra (8 weeks $125)

Thanksgiving share (including one turkey) extra $125

Pasture-raised beef, pork, chicken, turkey available for order
Only 30 shares available
*New!* Gray Farms
Watseka, IL
website
VegetablesAdhering to USDA Certified Organic standards while in process of becoming certified$350/share (5-8 crops)Pickup in CHICAGO at Ravenswood Manor & River West and in SUBURBS: Oak Park & KankakeeNoWeekly20 weeks (June-Oct.)NoneOnly 20 shares left
Great River (A)
Quincy, IL
website
Vegetables

Eggs

Chicken
Great River is a conglomeration of Terripin Farm, Feiner Gardens, and Grassy Hill Farm.Full Vegetable $475 (feeds family of 4)

Half Vegetable $360

Summer Chicken $162 (18 chickens)

Summer Egg $54/18 dozen eggs

Winter Chicken $99/2 chickens per month
Pickup in Quincy, ILNoWeekly for Vegetable

Biweekly for Egg & Chicken shares
June-OctoberTurkeys available near Thanksgiving

Winter shares available
Available
Green Acres Farm
North Judson, IN
website
*2013 information not yet available*
Vegetables70-year old family farm started by Japanese immigrants in its third generation and growing Certified Naturally Grown organic vegetables2-person $550

Family $990
Pickup @ Green City Market & Evanston Farmer's MarketNoWeekly22 weeks (June-November)NoneAvailable
Green Earth Farm
Richmond, IL
website
Vegetables (100 different varieties)

Chickens, eggs, turkeys, geese & ducks
Certified Naturally Grown vegetablesFull $475 (box --feeds family of 4)

Half $300 (1/2 box --feeds 2)
Pickup @ farm ior in Gurnee or Crystal Lake, ILNoWeekly16 weeks (June-Oct.)Free range eggs extra $4/dozen

Heritage chicken $4.50/lb

Turkeys available in Nov. & Dec. $7.50/lb
Available
Green Earth Institute
South Naperville, IL
website
Vegetable & herbUSDA certified organic, nonprofit operated on 49 acres by The Conservation Foundation, promoting health & environmental sustainabilitySpring: SOLD OUT!

Main Season: Weekly, $670 for farm pickup; $690 for dropoff site (3/4 bushel); Biweekly, $360 for farm pickup; $670 for dropoff site (3/4 bushel)

Late Fall $75 for farm pickup; $80 for dropoff site
Pickup @ farm & in Batavia, Lombard, Western Springs & Winfield, ILNoWeekly or BiweeklySpring (4 weeks)

Main (20 weeks – Jun-Nov.)

Late Fall (4 weeks – Nov.)
NoneSummer & Late Fall shares available
Green Grocer (A)
Chicago, IL (West Town)
website
Vegetables and some specialty itemsSmall store specializing in local and organic food that puts together a weekly box of organic and/or local foods (not all foods are local) $17/week for single share

$29/week for double share
Pickup at store or delivery Yes -- available to a limited area $7 (boundaries are North to North Ave., South to Van Buren, East to State & West to Western)WeeklyYear-roundNoneAvailable
Growing Home
Chicago, IL
website
Vegetables & herbs

Shares suited to smaller households
USDA certified organic. CSA shares of urban Chicago Farms support nonprofit transitional job programSPRING: $160 (pickup at Green City Market, Logan Square or Joliet); $150 (pickup @ Les Brown farm)

SUMMER:
Full-size share (box): $500 (pickup at Green City Market or Logan Square); $470 (pickup in Joliet) $460 (pickup at Les Brown farm)
Individual share (bag): $325 (pickup at Green City Market or Logan Square); $305 (pickup in Joliet); $285 (pickup at Les Brown farm)

FALL: $170 (pickup at Green City Market, Logan Square or Joliet); $160 (pickup at Les Brown farm)

ALL SEASONS ($25 discount): $805 (pickup at Green City Market or Logan Square); $775 (pickup in Joliet); $745 (pickup at Les Brown farm)
Spring Pickup @ Joliet, Marseilles, Green City Market, Logan Square Market

Summer Pickup @ Bucktown, Edgewater, Evanston, Green City Market, Marseilles, Logan Square, Joliet, Lakeview

Fall Pickup @ Green City Market, Logan Square, Joliet & Marseilles
Yes, through loaded bikesWeeklySpring (5 weeks May-June)

Summer (15 weeks June-Sept.)

Fall (5 weeks from mid-Sept.-Nov.)
Eggs $10 extra for Spring, Fall shares; $40 extra for Summer sharesAvailable
Growing Power
Farm Co-op in Wisconsin
website
Vegetables, Fruit* (*During colder months, non-local produce will be sourced from small wholesalers like Goodness Greeness)Part of a cooperative that includes farms in Milwaukee region and urban farms in Chicago; engages in aquaponics, cultivates mushrooms, vermicomposts and keeps beesMarket Basket Program is a cross between a mobile grocery store & CSA.

Place order weekly
Regular $17
Junior $9
Sustainable $28
Fruit $17
Pickup in Beverly, Bridgeport, downtown Chicago, Englewood, West Garfield Park, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Oak Park, & Wicker Park NoWeekly Spring, summer & fallSome meat available for extraAvailable
Harrison Market Gardens
Winnebago, IL
website
VegetablesCertified Naturally Grown produce & U-pick farm Full $700 (feeds 3-4)

Biweekly $375 (feeds 1-2); $475 to Chicago area
Pickup @ farm, Rockton, or Machesney Park

Delivery to downtown Chicago or Arlington Heights sites extra $100/season
NoWeekly or BiweeklySummerMonthly U-pick of favorite produceAvailable
Harvest Moon Farms
West Central Wisconsin
website
Vegetables & fruit or meat (seasonal, organic, and heirloom vegetables along with available herbs and fruit)Certified OrganicPay-as-you-go box available $30/weekHome delivery throughout most of ChicagolandYesAs often as you'd likeJuly-Sept.NoAvailable soon
Healthy Food Hub (A)
Chicago, IL
website
Vegetables"Consumer-operated," holistically-focused cooperative run through the Holistic Family Medicine Healthy Lifestyle & Prevention Chicago that uses collective buying power to purchase organic produce$25 annual membership fee, pre-pay orders for produceContact collective for more detailsNoContact collective for more detailsContact collective for more detailsContact collective for more detailsAvailable
Heritage Prairie Farm
Elburn, IL
web site
VegetablesDedicated to "Four Season Farming," in which the farm produces food during all four seasons through use of hoophousesSpring $225 (pickup on farm only)

Summer $695 (farm pickup); $745 (Wheaton pickup)

Half $375

Fall $225 (farm pickup only)
Pickup @ farm or in Wheaton

NoWeekly (Full) or Biweekly (Half)Spring (5 weeks starting in May)

Summer (June-Oct.)

Fall (Oct.-Nov.)
Egg shares extra starting at $22Available
Holloman Produce Farm
Hanover, IL
website
VegetablesDedicated to farming with organic methods

All produce designated to CSA members
Harvest share $400 (about 2 grocery bags)

Opt-out of receiving a box at time of sign-up $20 discount
Pickup @ farm, Mount Prospect, Hoffman EstatesNoBiweekly 10 weeks (June-Oct.)NoneLimited number of shares available
Iron Creek Farm
LaPorte, IN
website
Vegetables & small fruits (over 100 varieties)Certified Organic (over 100 varieties of produce)Standard $570 (one grocery bag)

Large Share $850 (box)

Small $380 (1/2 grocery bag)

Fall/Winter $245
Pickup @ farm or in CHICAGO: Green City Market, Wicker Park, Logan Square or in SUBURBS: Oak ParkNoWeeklyStandard & Large shares run from Jun-Oct

Winter runs from Oct-Dec.
NoneLimited shares available
Irv & Shelly’s Fresh Picks (A)
Chicago, IL
web site
Vegetables, meat, dairy & eggsSources from local & organic Chicago-area farms.* (*During the winter, the box is supplemented with produce from outside the region.)Fresh Picks Box: Single ($18), Double ($25) or Family-sized ($40)Home delivery. ($5.50 shipping & handling fee.)NoWeekly or Bi-weeklyYear-round.Boxes contain produce but can be customized to include non-produce itemsAvailable
*New!* Joe's Blueberries
Bangor, MI
website
Fruit Organically grown Jersey high bush blueberries5 lbs/week for 4 Weeks $85

10 lbs/week for 2 Weeks $85

10 lbs/week for 3 Weeks $130
Pickup in Arlington Heights & Evanston (expected sites in Chicago & Oak Park soon)Yes -- contact farm for detailsWeekly or biweekly 3 weeks during blueberry seasonNoneAvailable
King’s Hill Farm
Mineral Point, WI
website
VegetablesCertified Organic Full $550 ($525 by 3/15) (feeds 3-4 people)

Half $295 ($280 by 3/15) (feeds 1-2 people)

Summer $240
Pickup in CHICAGO: Green City Market, downtown Chicago; in SUBURBS: Oak Park, Palatine; in WISCONSIN: Madison, Dodgeville, Mineral PointNoWeekly Jun-Oct for Full season

Aug-Oct for Summer season
Bread (Madison Sourdough) & cheese (Hook's)add-on available Available
*New!* Klug Orchards/Green Organics
Berrien Center, MI
website
Fruit & vegetablesUSDA Certified Organic$20/week (12-week min.) or $18.75/week (20-week min.) (farm pickup only; add $3/week for dropsites

More information on Local Harvest page
Pickup @ farm and in CHICAGO: Downtown/Loop (Daley & Federal Plaza farmers' markets), Green City Market, Old Irving Park, Lakeview & in SUBURBS: Grayslake, Wilmette & Winnetka & in INDIANA: South BendNoWeeklyJune-OctNoneAvailable
Lake Breeze Organics
Benton Heights, MI
website
Vegetables & fruitCertified organic with emphasis on hard-to-find crops & Jersey blueberriesFull $550 (IL residents); $450 (MI residents)

Half $300 (IL residents); $240 (MI residents)
Pickup in Evanston, Edgewater (Chicago) & Paw Paw, MINoWeekly (full)

Biweekly (half)
June-SeptEgg share extra $85 (full); $45 (half)Limited shares available
M’s Organic Farm
Woodstock, IL
web site
Vegetables, herbs, granola, eggsCertified Naturally Grown veggies, free-range eggs18 weeks (Woodstock) $455; With eggs $491
Half $275; With eggs $311

16 weeks (Logan Square) $405; With eggs $441
Half $245; With eggs $281

Pickup @ farm or in Logan Square (Chicago)NoWeekly18 weeks (Jun-Oct)Eggs, plant-based soaps extraLimited shares available
Majestic Nursery & Farm
Millbrook, IL
website
Vegetables, herbs Certified Naturally Grown produce, annuals and herbs5% discount before 2/28/2013!

THREE SEASON:
Standard $665
Upsize $865 (includes standard size for spring, summer, fall)

SPRING: Standard $100

SUMMER: Standard $440

FALL $125

Standard is 1/2 paper grocery bag
Upsize/Large is 3/4 of paper grocery bag
Pickup @ farm in Millbrook, IL, Green City Market, Logan Square, Plainfield, Naperville/Bolingbrook/Oswego, Millbrook. other Southwest Suburbs (contact farm for details)NoWeekly3-season: May-November

Spring: May-June

Summer: June-Oct.

Fall: Oct.-November
Also sells annuals, birdhouses and gourdcraftsAvailable
Marr's Valley/Country Haven Farms
Mineral Point, WI
website
Meat (angus beef, lamb, poultry, pork and eggs)Marr's Valley is a 580-acre Black Angus Beef Farm that has been in the Marr family since 1874, and works with Country Haven Farm, another family farm in Southeast WisconsinSmall (1/2 paper grocery bag) $480

Medium (3/4 paper grocery bag) $600

Large (full paper grocery bag) $780

Ground Meat share $480
Pickup in WISCONSIN: At farm, & in Franklin, Milwaukee River Hills, ShorewoodNoMonthly for 6 months

(Signup anytime-shares may be prorated)
6 months:

Winter - Nov. through April

Summer - May through Oct.
NoneAvailable year-round
Meadow Haven Farm
Sheffield, IL
website
*2013 pricing not yet available*
Meat (Beef, pork, poultry), EggsCertified Organic Pastured Eggs and MeatsFull $630 includes a variety of ground beef, sausage, chicken, roast/stew meat/Soup Bones, steaks, shoulder meat, bacon, pork chops

Half $330 (option of having full share bimonthly or 1/2 the amount every month)

Cross-fit (larger than full, single box) $250

Eggs $24/share
Pickup @ farm and in Elgin, Downer's Grove, Arlington Heights, Green City Market (Chicago), Bloomington, Peoria, Quad CitiesNoMonthly or Bimonthly for 6 months (Fall/Winter: Nov-Apr; Spring/Summer: May-Oct)

Mid-season signups accepted and shares prorated
2 seasons:

Spring/Summer (May-Oct)

Fall/Winter (Nov-Apr)


Pet food available Available
Midnight Sun Farm
Grayslake, IL
website
Vegetables, eggsUSDA Certified Organic

3 acre farm in Prairie Crossing neighborhood w/pastured chickens
Main season $484 (2/3 full paper grocery bag)

Double shares $880

Eggs (1 doz/week) $110; (1/2 doz/week) $55

*LINK accepted as payment for Rogers Park share
*military & veteran discounts available
Pickup @ farm or in CHICAGO: Rogers Park or Noble Square (Grand & Noble); in SUBURBS: Gurnee, Libertyville or Oak ParkNoWeeklyMain season: 22 weeks (Jun.-Oct.)
Spring & Fall shares extra for subscribers:
Spring (3 weeks): $66 (single); $120 (double)
Fall: $88 (single); $160 (double)
Available
Mike & Clare’s Farm Woodstock, IL
website
VegetablesCertified Organic, small-scale intensive farming

2-season shares
Spring (4 weeks) $80

Summer: Regular $450 (feeds 2 adults who cook 4x/week); Family $595 (feeds family of 4 who cook 5x/week); Half $225 (feeds 1 adult who cooks 4x/week)
Pickup @ farm or in CHICAGO: Logan Square, Hyde Park, LakeviewNoWeeklySpring: May-June

Summer: Jun-October
NoneAvailable
Mint Creek Farm
Stelle, IL
website
Grass-fed Meat (lamb, goat, beef, rose veal and more)Organic, pasture-raisedTraditional CSA (includes pork, lamb, beef, veal, goat, poultry): 3 months $295 (whole); $165 (half); 6 months $560 (whole); $295 (half)

Pork & Poultry CSA: 3 months $210 (whole); $125 (half); 6 months $395 (whole) $210 (half)

Lamb & Goat CSA: 3 months $360 (whole) $195 (half); 6 months $670 (whole) $360 (half)

Whole share ~ 10 lbs.
Half share ~ 5 lbs.
Pickup in CHICAGO: At Green City Market, 61st Street Farmer's Market (Hyde Park), & Glenwood (Summer only), Logan Square (Summer only) & Hideout (Summer only)Yes -- $8/month for Chicago locations; $15/month for SuburbsMonthly

Year-round 3 months or 3 month or 6 month subscriptionsWhole or Half animal purchases an optionAvailable
Molter Family Orchards
Benton Harbor, MI
website
Fruit, vegetables, herbs (6-8 vegetables+1 fruit item)Certified Organic (MOSA)Full $449

Half (biweekly) $299

Shares include CSA cookbook

Partial payment & proration accepted
Pickup in MICHIGAN: Kalamazoo, Benton Harbor, Coloma, South Haven; in INDIANA: South BendNoWeekly15 weeks (May-Sept)Canning shares availableAvailable
Mom's Farms
Lockport, IL
Local Harvest listing
*2013 information not yet available*
20 different varities of vegetables, herbs & apples & pears

Renting 1 acre in Lockport & 1 acre in Yorkville, growing pesticide-free produce.20-week $600 (feeds 4 people); $300 (feeds 2 people)
Pickup in Homer Glen or Lockport Yes -- contact farm for detailsWeekly20 weeks (June-October)NoneAvailable
Montalbano Farms
Sandwich, IL
website
Vegetables, herbs grown on farm

Fruit sourced from organic farms across country (including some Midwest farms)
Uses organic methods; committed to socially responsible practices & transparency (visitors allowed to visit farm)3-season share: $1510 (vegetable & fruit); 1/2 share (biweekly) $920 (vegetable & fruit); $905 (vegetable); 1/2 share (biweekly) $565 (vegetable); $640 (fruit); 1/2 share (biweekly) $395 (fruit)

Summer share (16 weeks) $800 (vegetable & fruit); 1/2 biweekly share $490 (vegetable & fruit); $480 (vegetable); 1/2 biweekly $295 (vegetable); $335 (fruit); 1/2 biweekly $210 (fruit)

Summer & Fall share (23-weeks): $1225 (vegetable & fruit); 1/2 (biweekly) share $750 (vegetable & fruit); $740 (vegetable); 1/2 (biweekly) share $450 (vegetable); $520 (fruit); 1/2 (biweekly) $320 (fruit)

*Shares are about 5/9 bushel
Pickup @ farm in Sandwich, Logan Square farmer's market, Glenwood Farmer's Market (Rogers Park), Lincoln Square, Yorkville, Geneva, Wheaton, & Oak ParkNoWeekly or biweekly (half shares)3-season share is 30-weeks (April-Nov)

Summer share is 16 weeks (June-Sept)

Summer & Fall share is 23 weeks (June-Nov)
50% discount at farm stand for CSA members

Worker share option
Available
*New!* My Amish CSA
LaGrange, IN
website
Vegetables, herbs, fruit (some fruit sourced from Michigan farms)

Eggs
19.5-acre Amish farm using old-fashioned growing methods, including horses for plowing and avoiding use of chemicals, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides & insecticides (except in case of emergency, in which case Farmer will notify shareholders) $600 (produce only)

Eggs $100/season
Pickup in Riverside NoWeekly20 weeks (June-Oct)NoneAvailable
Nature's Choice
Grant Park, IL
website
Pastured-raised meat (pork, chicken, beef, turkeys) & eggs

Two-time Frontera Farmers Foundation grant winner that pasture-raises chicken, turkey, eggs, pork, and grass-fed beefUpfront fee of $26 (covers insulated totes & delivery costs)

3 month shares for $330 (15 lbs. of meat, such as whole chicken (4 lbs), 1 lb of ground chicken, a chuck roast (3-4 lbs), 1-2 lbs ground beef, 1lb of bacon, 1 lbs of Italian sausage, a pkg of pork chops, 1 to 2 lbs of ground pork)
Pickup @ farm or in Frankfort, Bolingbrook, and South Side of ChicagoNoMonthlyYear-round in 3 month incrementsKosher option available

Eggs extra $50/3 months

Turkeys available near Thanksgiving
Available
Nature's Pantry Health Foods, Inc.
Streator, IL
Local Harvest page
*2013 CSA details not yet available*
Vegetable Single family farm operating over two decades.$550 26 weeks

$275 13 weeks
Pickup @ farm in Streator or in Dwight or PontiacNoWeekly 26 weeks (Apr.-Oct.)NoneAvailable
*New!* Nature's Pasture
Auburndale, WI
website
Meat (Beef)Specializes in grass-fed Black Angus beef, pastured chicken & turkey & "naturally raised" porkFamily Grass-Fed Beef CSA share $372.59 (~ 45 lbs.)

Premium Grass-Fed Beef CSA share $419.79 (~ 45 lbs., includes premium steak cuts such as ribeyes, strips, filets)
Contact farm for detailsContact farm for detailsContact farm for detailsContact farm for detailsMaple syrup

Other meats
Available
New Era Farm
Cashton, WI
website
*2013 CSA details not yet available*
Vegetables, crop berries, heirloom fruits & herbs with some bonus items such as maple syrup & teaUSDA Certified Organic growing & harvesting methodsFull $350 (every other week)

Larger shares available-contact farm for details
Pickup in WISCONSIN at farm or in CashtonNoBiweeklyMay-OctJams & jellies extra60 shares available
Newleaf Grocery (A)
Chicago, IL (Rogers Park)
website
Vegetables and fruitSmall grocer that offers weekly organic produce boxes (Note: produce organic though not entirely local)Start at $15/weekPickup @ store; home delivery availableYesWeeklyYear-roundCall store for detailsAvailable year-round
New Traditions Farm
Whitewater, WI
website
Heirloom Vegetables (160 varieties)


No synthetic chemicals, pesticides or herbicides used
Full Share $625 (3/4 bushel)
Half Share $375 (every other week)


Each share is 3/4 bushel --feeds family of 4
Home Delivery available for $7/box

Pickup on farm & in CHICAGO: Hyde Park, Logan Square, West Lakeview & in Evanston
Yes -- delivery to Chicago & Evanston, Skokie and WilmetteHalf-share is biweekly

Full-share is weekly
20 weeks (June-Oct.) for Full share; 10 weeks (June-Oct.) for Half sharesNone

Only 20 shares left!
Nichols Farm and Orchard
Marengo, IL
website
Variety of vegetables & fruitFamily farm using sustainable practices and specializing in variety (they grove over 1000 cultivars)Vegetable only $660

Fruit & vegetable $880

Above shares feed two people

Double share $1650 (feeds 4-5 people)

7-week Fall share $280 (fruit & vegetable-feeds 2 people)
Pickup @ farm or in CHICAGO: Wicker Park (summer only), Downtown/Loop (summer only), Streeterville (summer only), Green City Market, Dunning (Eli's Cheesecake/summer only), Gold Coast (summer only), Andersonville, South Loop, West Loop and in SUBURBS: Evanston, Oak Park (summer only), Schaumburg (summer only), Hinsdale (summer only), Glen Ellyn (summer only), Elmhurst (summer only) or Crystal Lake NoWeeklySummer: 22 weeks (Jun-Nov.)

Fall: 7 weeks (Nov-Dec)
NoneAvailable
Our Garden in Volo (in partnership with Torpland Farm)
Volo, IL
website
Vegetables4th-generation farmers who are transitioning their century-old farm back to natural, sustainable farming practices. 3 of 17 acres dedicated to sustainable production.Basic (feeds 3-4) $600

Basic small (feeds 1-2) $400

Specialty (Basic plus specialty items from other local farms) $650

Specialty small (Basic plus specialty items from other local farms): Check farm for pricing

Juicer's box: $400 (check with farm for details)
Pickup in Chicago in Jefferson Park, Des Plaines, Fox Lake, Mundelein, farm in VoloNoWeekly or biweekly18 weeks (June-Oct.) -- Full share

9 weeks (June-Oct) -- Half share
NoneAvailable
Peasant’s Plot
Manteno, IL
website
Vegetables

Worker share option
Sustainable & organicIndividual $340 (1 person w/mostly vegetarian diet)

Family $680 (for 3-4 people)
Pickup @ farm or in CHICAGO: Lincoln Square, Wicker Park, Ukrainian Village, Bucktown, & North CenterNoWeekly20 weeks, Jun-OctNone200 shares available
Pine Row Farm
Roscoe, IL
website
*2013 CSA details not yet available*
Vegetables, fruit, eggs, honeyCertified Naturally Grown vegetables, fruit, eggs and honey sold via First Hand Harvesthttp://www.firsthandharvest.com/ (a four-farm coop).

Produce grown and livestock raised in accordance with sustainable and organic practices.
$525Pickup in Roscoe & Rockford, ILNoWeeklyJune-Nov.Eggs, goat milk soap available50 shares available
*New!* Primrose Valley Farm
Bellville, WI
website
VegetablesUSDA Certified Organic

Former Chicagoland residents farming in South Central Wisconsin for over 4 years
Full Weekly share (3/4 bushel) $690

Every-Other-Week (3/4 bushel) share $465

Small weekly share (1/3-1/2 bushel) $515

Half season share (3/4 bushel) $465

Contact farm for dropsite informationYes, additional $8/week to Buffalo Grove, Evanston, Glencoe, Glenview, Highland Park, Kenilworth, Lincolnshire, Northbrook, Northfield, Riverwoods, Skokie, WilmetteWeekly or biweekly Full, Every-Other-Week or Small Weekly share is 20 weeks (June-Oct)

Half season share is 1st or last 10 weeks of season
Cut flowers availableAvailable
Radical Root Farm
Marseilles, IL
website
Vegetables, eggsUSDA & MOSA Certified OrganicSpring $130

Summer $585

Fall $210

3 seasons $905/28 weeks

Half $345 (summer only/biweekly)
Pickup in CHICAGO: Rogers Park, Logan Square or Green City Market or in SUBURBS: Libertyville or GrayslakeNoWeekly or biweekly (half shares)

Vacation Rescheduling program (up to 2 boxes in summer, 1 in spring w/1 week's notice)
Spring (May-June)

Summer - 18 weeks (June-Oct.)

Fall (Oct.-Nov.)

CSA members receive 20% off at market

Egg shares $20 (spring); $90 (summer); $30 (fall)
Available
Ready Jam Farms
Marengo, IL
website
Vegetables (8-14 varieties including herbs)"Organically Grown"Small $450 (1/4 bushel --feeds 2)

Medium $720 (1/2 bushel --feeds 4)

Large $1080 (3/4 bushel --feeds 6)
Pickup in at farm or in Crystal Lake, Huntley, Elgin or Elmhurst, NoWeekly18 weeks (mid-June through Oct)NoneAvailable
Richert/Phillips Farms
North Liberty, IN
Local Harvest page
Fruits & vegetablesCertified organic, naturally grown, grass-fed/pastured meats & eggsFull $565

2-months $300
Pickup at farm or in Palatine, or Palos HeightsYes -- to Michiana areaWeekly June-OctEggs & poultry (discounts for CSA members)300 shares Available
Sandhill Family Farms
Prairie Crossing, IL & Brodhead, WI
website
Vegetables, herbs & some fruit (80% from their farm; remainder from other local organic farms), eggs, dairy, meat (sourced from Sandhill & 3 partner farms in Southern Wisconsin) & trout (sourced from Rushing Waters)Certified Organic* (composed of 2 farms -- one in Brodhead, WI & one in Grayslake, IL)

*all produce in vegetable share is certified organic except for strawberries and corn
Spring SOLD OUT

Summer $510 (16 weeks)

Fall $190 (6 weeks)

3-season SOLD OUT

Fruit $235
Pickup at farm or in Glenview, Evanston, Lake Forest, Buffalo Grove, Barrington, Glen Ellyn, Clarendon Hills or Oak ParkNoWeeklySpring (early May-early June)

Summer (mid-Jun – late Sept)

Fall (Oct.-Nov.)
Egg shares extra $40 for summer; $15 for Fall (SPRING & 3-SEASON EGG SHARES ARE SOLD OUT)

Dairy shares start at $45

Meat shares begin at $135

Trout shares start at $60
Spring Season, 3-season & Spring egg shares are sold out
Scotch Hill Farm
SW Wisconsin
website
VegetablesCertified Organic *Regular season $585 (June-Oct.)

Large family share $1125

Winter $145 (2 deliveries in Nov.)

*Prices denote Chicago CSAs; check with farm for Wisconsin pricing
Pickup in SUBURBS: Oak Park or Park Ridge or in CHICAGO: Ravenswood, St. Ben's, West Town (@ Swim Cafe) NoWeekly20 weeks (July-Oct.)Flower shares available for $100 extraAvailable
Sweet Earth Organic Farm
Wauzeka, WI
website
Vegetables (special emphasis on heirloom tomatoes)Certified organic in 1974 Full (3/4 bushel) $530

Partial (1/2 bushel) $425
Pickup in CHICAGO: Austin/Addison, Logan Square or in SUBURBS: Arlington Heights, Elgin, GlenviewNoWeekly Undetermined by farmNoneAvailable
Tempel Farms Organics (frmly Red Tail Farm)
Old Mill Creek, IL
website
Vegetables & fruit Grow vegetables according to the strict standards of organic certification (no petroleum based pesticides, herbicides, fungicides or fertilizers).Summer $615: Half $375 (every other week)

Fall $100 (pickup on farm only)

Thanksgiving TBD

Fruit $350 (18 weeks)

Full summer, fall & fruit shares $1005
Pickup @ farm or in Logan Square or Lincoln Square (Chicago) or Lake ForestNoWeekly or biweekly (half)Summer: 20 weeks (Jun-Oct)

Fall: 3 weeks (Oct-Nov)

Fruit share: 18 weeks (June-Oct)
NoneAvailable
*New!* Three Plaid Farmers
Beaverville, IL
Local Harvest page
Vegetables (over 200 cultivars)No chemicals, minimal impact on land$680/seasonPickup in Lincoln Park, Wilmette & BataviaNoWeekly June-Oct.None50 shares available
Tomato Mountain Farm
Brooklyn, WI
website
Vegetables, herbs and strawberries

Eggs (certified organic) from New Century Farm
Certified Organic

4 distinct share seasons covering 12 months (including winter share)
4 DISTINCT SEASONS, 4 DIFFERENT SIZES:

Spring, Summer & Fall shares:
Solo $168; Small $240; Medium $360; Large $540

Winter:
Solo N/A; Small $120; Medium $180; Large $270

Solo (feeds 1-2 people; not available in winter)
Small (feeds 1-3 people)
Medium (feeds 3-5 people)
Large (feeds 4-6 people)

Winter (biweekly)

Discounts available for signing up for multiple, non-consecutive seasons. Proration accepted.
Home delivery throughout the greater Chicago area. No pickup sites.Yes (throughout Chicagoland). Delivery fees vary by zone.WeeklySpring (12 weeks, Apr-July)

Summer (12 weeks, July-Sept)

Fall 12 weeks, Oct-Dec)

Winter (6 weeks, Jan-March)
Tomato Mountain's bottled products and extra produce (as available) can be added to weekly delivery.

Egg shares available beginning at $55
Ongoing availability; shares will be prorated throughout the season.
Trail's End
Putnam, IL
website
MeatUSDA Certified Organic meat that raises grass-fed Scottish Highland/Black Angus cross cattle; beef sold by halves and quarters. $1200/year per share

$625 for 1/2 share

Every month over the course of a year, each shareholder receives equivalent of 1/2 cow, i.e., about 10-14-1/2 lbs. of beef per month
Pickup in Wheaton, Peoria Heights, & Pekin, ILNoMonthlyYear-roundNoneAvailable year-round
*New!* Tree of Life Gardens
Cuba City, WI
website
Vegetables, fruitsCertified OrganicSummer box (1/2 bushel) $400

Pickup @ farm, or in Oak Park, IL or Dubuque, IA NoWeekly June-Oct.NoneAvailable
Trogg's Hollow
Elgin, IL
website
Vegetables & herbsFamily-owned practicing bio-intensive urban farmingFull (weekly) $665
Half (biweekly) $360

Shares are 1/2 bushel
Pickup @ farm & Roselle, Berwyn, Poplar Grove (other pickup sites possible)NoWeekly or biweekly (half)18 weeks (June-Oct.)NoneAvailable
Videnovich Farms
Bridgman, MI
web site
Vegetables & fruitThe Videnovich family has farmed for centuries in Eastern Europe. Uses old world methods such as minimal pesticides & hand weeding.Full (22 weeks) $700

Autumn Bounty (8 weeks) $250
Pickup in Hyde ParkNoWeeklyFull Season (June-Oct)

Autumn Bounty (Aug-Oct)
Hand-spun, natural yarns available from farm’s sheep
Fall & Winter extensions available
Available
Walkup Heritage Farm & Gardens
Crystal Lake, IL
website
*2013 CSA details not yet available*
Poultry & eggs Raises heritage Poulet Rouge chickens fed on organic feed and ranged in chicken tractorsFull share (1 chicken/week) $320

1/2 share (1 chicken/biweekly) $170

1/4 share (1 chicken/month) $108
Pickup @ farm in Crystal Lake, ILNoWeekly, biweeklyor monthly 20 weeksEgg shares available - contact farm for details

Flowers extra

Tennessee fainting goats & rabbits for sale as pets
Available
Walnut Acres
Walnut, IL
web site
Meat (Range-fed beef, chicken, pork, turkey, eggs)Meat is free of antibiotics, hormones & animal by-products3 months $264

6 months $510

12 months $990

Each month's share is about 18 pounds of beef, chicken or pork & eggs
Pickup @ farm in Walnut, IL, Aurora, South Elgin, Plano, Ottawa, Lombard, Naperville, or Quad Cities/MolineNo3, 6 or 12 months Year-roundCan add-on extra products such as ground beef, sausage patties, links, etc.Available
Wellhausen Farms
Wheaton, IL
website
Vegetables & fruit (tomatoes, cabbage, green beans, sweet corn, watermelon, cantaloupe, peppers & spinach)No chemical fertilizers, insecticides or herbicides$175 to join, $19/week for 15-22 weeks
Delivered to home on Sundays. Delivery route includes Bloomingdale, Glen Ellyn, Roselle, West Chicago, Wheaton, Naperville, Lombard, Villa Park, Streamwood, Schaumburg & BartlettYesWeekly 22 weeks (June-Nov)NoneAvailable
Wright Way Farm
Monroe, WI
Local Harvest page
Vegetables & herbs

Work shares available
Certifed Organic & use only heirloom seed varietiesFull $440

Half $240
Pickup in ILLINOIS: Rockford, Park Ridge in WISCONSIN: Beloit, MonroeNoWeekly20 weeks (May-Sept.)None50 shares available
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