Where To Source Local Foods
During the colder months with fewer farmers markets to choose from, here are some ideas for locally produced products and food. Below that are resources, organizations that provide tons of events and information in regard to urban agriculture and sustainable food in Chicago.
WHERE TO SOURCE LOCAL FOODS
These stores specialize in local foods:
Bang Bang Pie Shop - 2051 N. California Ave.
Butcher and Larder - 1026 North Milwaukee in Noble Square
Dill Pickle Food Co-op – 3039 West Fullerton, Chicago
Edible Alchemy Foods Co-op - The co-op has grown to five locations in, including Hyde Park, River North, Lakeview, and Logan Square
Floriole Cafe and Bakery - 1220 West Webster
Green Grocer 1402 West Grand Ave in West Town
Katherine Anne Confections - 2745 W. Armitage
LUSH Wine & Spirits - 2232 W. Roscoe, 1257 S. Halsted, 1412 W. Chicago
Marion Street Cheese Market 100 South Marion St. Oak Park
Plum Market - 1233 N. Wells St.
Provenance Food & Wine - 2 locations Logan Square 2528 N. California Lincoln Square 2312 W. Leland Ave . Remember to checkout Holidays On The Square on Dec. 7 Lincoln Square locale wine tasting every Thur 6-8pm, Logan Square wine tasting Saturdays 3-6pm
Publican Quality Meats – 835 W. Fulton, Chicago
Sauce and Bread Kitchen - 6338-40 N. Clark, Chicago
Sharpening By Dave - Green City Market and other locations throughout Chicagoland. If you want to eat local, you need to have sharp knives to prepare the produce!! Let Dave know that you read about him in the Local Beet and you will get one dollar off each knife sharpened.
Standard Market 333 West Ogden Ave. Westmont
Area resources for local food initiatives, workshop, classes: Advocates for Urban Agriculture ,Angelic Organics , Edible Evanston, Illinois Stewardship Alliance , The Land Connection, The Peterson Garden Project , The Spence Farm Foundation, The Talking Farm , WeFarmAmerica