Richton Park Farmers Market
May 3rd–Oct. 11th, Saturdays, 9am–1pm Corner of Governor's
Highway & Sauk Trail
Metra parking lot
Richton Park, IL Nature's Choice Farm
Market at the Square Saturdays, 7am–12 noon, May–November
Corner of Illinois & Vine Streets
400 S. Vine St.
Urbana, IL 61801
Grass-finished meats, pastured eggs, fresh vegetables.
BUYING CLUBS or Other Location/Group
In a typical buying club, farmers consolidate orders
from a number of customers and deliver them to a central location, typically
a customer’s home. If you want to join a buying club in your area,
contact the appropriate people below:
Family Farm, McCordsville IN, delivers to buying clubs in
Ohio, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee. Contact them directly for more
Farm, Ltd., Wyoming, IL., (beef, chickens, eggs, vegetables, pork)
is willing to work with buying clubs. Contact them directly for more information.
Flying S Beef's Chicago
customers can save time and gasoline by picking up beef orders in Joliet
or Orland Park. Call or e-mail them for more information.
Fresh from the Farm Co-op provides local, organic, grass fed beef, pork, pastured chickens, pastured eggs, raw milk, cream, and other raw dairy products. Raw honey and bee pollen is also available as well as organic produce in the summer months. Foods are provided fresh on a weekly basis from a Southwest suburban location They currently serve over 300 families from all areas of the Chicago metro.
Farm has delivery points in the Chicago area where they deliver several
times a year, and can arrange delivery if they have several orders in one
location. Check their website for
Nature's Choice Farm offers a CSA program that provides
customers with a variety of meats throughout the year. Members buy shares
for three months at at time. The CSA will begin Fall 2010. Please contact
Samantha at (815) 472-2934 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Meat Company, located near Fort Wayne, IN, offers pastured beef,
chicken, turkey and pork. They are currently establishing a Chicago-area
drop-off location; contact them directly for more information.
South Pork Ranch will have a meat (pork and beef) CSA
available in Spring 2011. Reservations are being taken now. Call for pricing.
Stutzman Family Farm (formerly MooGrass
Farms, Inc.) is a food co-op offering raw milk dairy, pastured eggs,
and beef for pickup in Wheaton, IL. Visit their website to see order deadlines,
pickup dates, and product availability.
Wallace Farms utilizes
the “Buying Club” approach, which allows our customers to pre-order
a wide variety of foods. We currently offer pick-ups at the following locations
in Iowa and Illinois. For more information, contact us at Wallace Farms,
(515) 480-8763, send us an e-mail, or
visit our website.
ILLINOIS: Chicago (Downtown), Naperville–NEW WAREHOUSE!
(Western Chicagoland); Wauconda (NW Chicagoland).
IOWA: Ankeny, Ames, Cedar Rapids, Clive, Des Moines (Downtown),
Johnston, and Iowa City.