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Illinois Beyond the Farm...

More Sources for Grass-fed Products


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FARMERS MARKETS

Note: Many farmers markets are seasonal. To find more information about specific markets, check the USDA's state by state list.

ALTON

Alton Farmers Market
West Third Street
Alton, IL
SSBackwards Longhorn Meats (Saturdays, 8am-noon)

BENTON

Benton Farmers Market
Thursday, 3 - 6pm, May - October
Benton Park and Civic Center grounds at 414 W. Hudelson
Benton, IL
Sorensen's Heritage Farm

BLOOMINGTON

Downtown Bloomington Farmers Market
Saturdays, May-October
On the Square in Downtown Bloomington
Bloomington, IL
Dearing Country Farms

BOLINGBROOK

Bolingbrook Farmers Market (The Promenade Mall)
Saturdays, 9am-noon, June 12-Oct 9, 2010
Boughton Road & Janes Avenue
Bolingbrook, IL
Nature's Choice Farm

BRIGHTON

Brighton Farmers Market
Brighton, IL
Wednesdays, 4-8pm
SSBackwards Longhorn Meats

CARBONDALE

Carbondale Farmers Market
Saturdays, 8am - Noon, April - November
Westown Shopping Center
Carbondale, IL
Sorensen's Heritage Farm

CHICAGO

Andersonville Market
Wednesday evenings, June - October
Chicago, IL
Mint Creek Farm

Chicago Green City Market
Lincoln Park
Traders Point Farm Organics
, Mint Creek Farm

City of Chicago Farmers Market
Federal Plaza
Traders Point Farm Organics

Daley Plaza Market
Thursdays, May - October
Chicago, IL
Mint Creek Farm

Emptybottle Farmers Market
1035 N. Western Ave
Chicago, IL

Glenwood Sunday Market
June-October
Rogers Park
Chicago, IL
Mint Creek Farm, Natures Pasture

Glenwood Sunday Winter Market -
Rogers Park
Chicago, IL
Mint Creek Farm, Natures Pasture

Logan Square Farmers Market
Sundays, 10–3, June-October
Chicago, IL
Cedar Valley Sustainable Farm, Mint Creek Farm

Portage Park Farmers Market
4100 N Long Avenue
Chicago, IL

61st Street Market
Hyde Park, Saturdays, May - October
Chicago, IL
Mint Creek Farm

Wicker Park Market
Sundays, June - October
Chicago, IL
Mint Creek Farm

CRETE

Crete European Market
Corner of Exchange and Main Street
Crete, IL
May–Oct 4th, Saturdays, 8am–1pm
Nature's Choice Farm

DECATUR

Saturday Produce Market
Saturdays, 7am - noon, to mid-October
Shilling parking lot
Richland Community College.
Decatur, IL

EDWARDSVILLE

Edwardsville Farmers Market
Saturdays, 8am-Noon
Edwardsville, IL
Cock and Bull Farms

EVANSTON

Evanston Farmers Market
Evanston, IL

Traders Point Farm Organics

FRANKFORT

Frankfort Country Market
Sundays, 10am-2pm, April 25-October 10, 2010
Oak & Kansas Streets in historic downtown Frankfort
Frankfort, IL
Nature's Choice Farm

Frankfort Farmers Market
Frankfort, IL
Natures Pasture (seasonally from May through end of October)

GLENVIEW

Glenview Market
Saturdays, June - October
Glenview, IL
Mint Creek Farm

GLENWOOD

Glenwood Sunday Indoor  Market
in Rodgers Park at The Glenwood Bar
6962 N Glenwood
Glenwood, IL
Natures Pasture (9-2pm, December 2 & 16, 2012; January 13, February 10, March 10, April 14, May 5 & 19, 2013)

Glenwood Sunday Outdoor market,
Glenwood, IL
Natures Pasture (seasonally from June through October)

HIGHLAND

Highland Farmers Market
Thursdays, 4-8pm
Highland, IL
Cock and Bull Farms

HOMER GLEN

Homer Glen Farmers Market
Saturdays, 2-5pm, June 12-Oct 9, 2010
Sears Essentials parking lot
159th & Bell Road
Homer Glen, IL
Nature's Choice Farm

MANTENO

Manteno Farmers Market
July 3–Oct. 9th, Thursdays, 2–6pm
SE Corner of Division and Main
Manteno, IL
Nature's Choice Farm

MARION

Marion Farmers Market
507 W. Main (Senior Citizens parking lot)
Marion, IL
Sorensen's Heritage Farm

MONEE

Monee Farmers Market
Manhattan Road and Governor's Highway
Monee, IL
May 7th–Oct. 8th, Wednesdays, 2–6pm
Nature's Choice Farm

MUNDELEIN

Mundelein Farmers Market
Opens June 3, 2011, 3–7pm
Downtown Mundelein, one block South of Illinois Route 176 and one block East of Illinois Route 45.
Mundelein, IL

OWANECO

Owaneco Farmers Market
Saturdays, 9 am–noon
Owaneco, IL
Afterthought Farms

RICHTON PARK

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

URBANA

Urbana Market at the Square
Saturdays, 7am–12 noon, May–November
Corner of Illinois & Vine Streets
400 S. Vine St.
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 384-2319
Grass-finished meats, pastured eggs, fresh vegetables.

WOODSTOCK

Woodstock Farmers Market
8am–1pm, Tuesdays & Saturdays, May-Oct
Historic Woodstock Square
Woodstock, IL

RESTAURANTS

BARTLETT

2Toots Train Whistle Grill
203 Main Street
Bartlett, IL
(630) 213-6700
Tallgrass Beef Company - 100% grassfed burgers, hotdogs, chili.

CHESTERFIELD

Yias Yias Euro Bistro
Chesterfield, IL
Cock and Bull Farms

CHICAGO

Anteprima
5316 N Clark Street
Chicago, IL
(773) 506-9990
South Pork Ranch

Big Jones
5347 N Clark Street
Chicago, IL
Mint Creek Farm

The Bristol
2152 N Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL
(773) 862-5555
South Pork Ranch

Charlie Trotter's
816 West Armitage Avenue
Chicago IL
(773) 248-6228
Tallgrass Beef

Chicago Yacht Club
400 E Monroe St
Chicago, IL
Mint Creek Farm

Chilam Balam
3023 n Broadway Street
Chicago, IL
Mint Creek Farm

Columbia Yacht Club
111 N Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL
Mint Creek Farm

Elysian Hotel, Ria Restaurant
11 East Walton Street
Chicago, IL
(312) 880-4400
South Pork Ranch

First Slice
4401 N Ravenswood
Chicago, IL
Mint Creek Farm

Frontera Grill
445 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL
(312) 661-1434
Tallgrass Beef

Grass Fed
1721 N Damen Ave
(between Wabansia and Willow)
Chicago, IL
(773) 342-6000

Harry Caray's, Downtown
33 West Kinzie Street
Chicago IL
(312) 828-0966
Tallgrass Beef

In Fine Spirits
5420 N Clark Street
Chicago, IL
South Pork Ranch, Mint Creek Farm

Lula Cafe
2537 N Kedzie Blvd
Chicago, IL
Mint Creek Farm

Old Town Social
455 W North Avenue
Chicago, IL
(312) 266-2277
South Pork Ranch

Park Grill at Millenium Park
11 N Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL
Mint Creek Farm

Prairie Fire Cafe
215 N Clinton St
Chicago, IL
Mint Creek Farm

Schuba's Tavern/Harmony Grill
3159 North Southport
Chicago IL 60657
(773) 525-2508
Tallgrass Beef

Treat Restaurant
1616 N Kedzie Blvd
Chicago, IL
Mint Creek Farm

Topolobampo
445 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL
(312) 661-1434
Tallgrass Beef

Urban Burger Bar
1578 North Clybourn Avenue
Chicago, IL
Mint Creek Farm

Webster's Wine Bar
1480 West Webster Avenue
Chicago, IL
Mint Creek Farm

CRYSTAL LAKE

Duke's Alehouse and Kitchen
110 North Main Street
Crystal Lake, IL
(815) 356-9980

EDWARDSVILLE

Cleveland Heath
106 Main Street
Edwardsville, IL
Cock and Bull Farms

FRANKFORT

Crazy Fingers Catering
Frankfort, IL
Natures Pasture

GENEVA

Niche Restaurant
3rd Street
Geneva IL
Hasselmann Farm

GLEN ELLYN

2Toots Train Whistle Grill
450 N Main Street
Glen Ellyn, IL
(630) 058-4300
Tallgrass Beef Company - 100% grassfed burgers, hotdogs, chili

NORTHBROOK

Prairie Grass Cafe
601 Skokie Valley Boulevard
Northbrook IL 60062
(847) 205-4433
Tallgrass Beef, Mint Creek Farm

PALESTINE

Main Street Bistro
110 South Main Street
Palestine, IL
(618) 586-2500
Flying S Beef

QUINCY

The Busy Bistro
617 Hampshire
Quincy, IL
(217) 223-4400
Tuthill Farm

OAK PARK

The Eyrie (Robert Morris University's Culinary Program)
Oak Park, IL
Natures Pasture

ROCKFORD

Giovanni's Restaurant
610 North Bell School Road
Rockford,IL
(815) 398-6411
Q7 Ranch

RODGERS PARK

Heartland Cafe
Rodgers Park, IL
Natures Pasture

ROSEMONT

Harry Caray's, Rosemont
O'Hare International Center
10233 West Higgins Road
Rosemont IL
(847) 699-1200
Tallgrass Beef

WESTERN SPRINGS

Vie
4471 Lawn Avenue
Western Springs, IL
Mint Creek Farm

STORES

BLOOMINGTON

Common Ground Grocery
516 N Main Street
Bloomington, IL
(309) 829-2621
Dearing Country Farm

BRADLEY

Kankakee Natural Foods
1035 Mulligan Drive #2
Bradley, IL
Mint Creek Farm

CHICAGO

Crafthouse Market Goods
Chicago, IL
(773) 706-9346
South Pork Ranch

Dill Pickle Co-Op
3039 W Fullerton
Chicago, IL
Mint Creek Farm

Fox & Obel Food Market
401 East Illinois Street
Chicago IL
(312) 410-7301
Tallgrass Beef

Green Grocer
1402 Grand
Chicago, IL
(312) 624-9508
South Pork Ranch, Mint Creek Farm

Olivia's Market
2014 W Wabansia
Chicago, IL
Mint Creek Farm

CHAMPAIGN

Common Ground Food Co-op
610 E Springfield Avenue
Champaign, IL
(217) 352-3347
Dearing Country Farms

County Market
2901 West Kirby
Champaign, IL
(217) 351-8600
US Wellness Meats (MO)

DECATUR

Country Nutrition
645 W Pershing Road
Decatur, IL
(217) 877-6466
Rainbow Family Farm (eggs)

Mari-Mann Herb Company
1405 Mari-Mann Lane
Decatur, IL
(217) 429-1404
Rainbow Family Farm (eggs)

ELBURN

Heritage Prairie Market
2N308 Brundige Road
Elburn, IL
Mint Creek Farm

EVANSTON

Foodstuffs in Evanston
2106 Central Street
Evanston IL
(847) 328-7704
Tallgrass Beef

FAIRBURY

Dave's Supermarket
120 S. 3rd Street
Fairbury, IL
(815) 692-2822
South Pork Ranch

FRANKFORT

Energy Nutrition Store
La Grange Road. in
Frankfort, IL.
Natures Pasture

HIGHLAND PARK

Sunset Foods - Highland Park
1812 Green Bay Road
Highland Park IL
(847) 432-5500
Tallgrass Beef

HOMER GLEN

Fresh from the Farm Co-op
See description at the bottom of this page under Buying Clubs

JOLIET

For the Good of It
3135 West Jefferson St
Joliet, IL
(815) 744-7659
US Wellness Meats (MO)

LA FOX

Heritage Prairie Farm Store
Meats, honey, eggs, produce and more
2N308 Brundige Road
La Fox, IL
(630) 443-8253
Mint Creek Farm

LAKE FOREST

Foodstuffs in Lake Forest
225 Westminster Avenue
Lake Forest IL 60045
(847) 234-8380
Tallgrass Beef

Sunset Foods - Lake Forest
825 South Waukegan Road
Lake Forest IL
(847) 234-8380
Tallgrass Beef

NILES

Irv & Shelly's Fresh Picks (home delivery service)
5625 West Howars Street
Niles, IL
Mint Creek Farm

NORMAL

Naturally Yours Grocer
1503 E College Avenue
Normal, IL
(309) 452-3456
South Pork Ranch

NORTHBROOK

Sunset Foods - Northbrook
1127 Church Street
Northbrook IL
(847) 272-7700
Tallgrass Beef

OSWEGO

Village Grind
23 Main Street
Oswego, IL
Three Maples Farm (chicken eggs only)

PARK FOREST

Park Forest Co-op Store
In downtown shopping area
Park Forest, IL
Natures Pasture

PEORIA

The Butcher Block
Junction City
5901 N. Prospect Road
Peoria, IL
(309) 683 - 8747
Indian Valley Beef

Naturally Yours Grocery
4700 North University
Peoria, IL
(309) 692-4448
US Wellness Meats (MO)

ROCKFORD

Choices Natural Market
6551 E Riverside Blvd
Rockford IL
Trails's End Organic Farm

SPRINGFIELD

Food Fantasies
512 West Wabash
Springfield, IL
(217) 793-8009
Dearing Country Farms, Tallgrass Prairie Farms

URBANA

County Market
1819 Philo Road
Urbana, IL
(217) 337-0210
US Wellness Meats (MO)

Strawberry Fields
306 W Springfield Avenue
Urbana, IL
(217) 328-1655
Dearing Country Farms


BUYING CLUBS or Other Location/Group Delivery Options

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:

Apple Family Farm, McCordsville IN, delivers to buying clubs in Ohio, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee. Contact them directly for more information.

Broad Branch 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.

Jordan Creek 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 more information.

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.

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 natureschoicefarm@yahoo.com for information.

Seven Sons 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. (815) 635-3414.

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.
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