Become a member of Elgin’s up-and-coming cooperative grocery store. No store yet, but it is in the
works. In the meantime there are monthly pop-up markets where you can purchase locally sourced,
organically produced, wild-caught, or other products made from local folks.
The Noble Carrot
A coop in Pingree Grove
230 Reinking Rd.
Pingree Grove, IL 60140
A Coop extraordinaire!
Emily and Claire Plapp
387 South Malta Road
Rochelle, IL 61068
We farm approx. 600 certified organic acres in DeKalb Co. Emily and Claire are milking approx. 20
Guernsey and Jersey cows. While our land is certified organic, the cows are not, but they receive a
certified organic diet of our farm-grown hay and oats, with pasture to graze in. Our cows receive no
corn, wheat, or soybeans and we don’t use hormones or antibiotics.
All Grass Farms, LLC
Brunner Family Forest Preserve
Dundee, IL 60118
Products: meat, milk, and eggs
Richard and Kelly Boge and Family
Glen Ellyn, IL.
Starting cow share/co-op. High quality dairy products available. Cow on site. Will deliver no rBST, all
natural high quality dairy products to local areas or can pick up at our house. Please have own
containers. Call or email with any questions or to start ordering.
Junior Hunziker (contact Krista Liddel)
Address: 1414 S. Holland Church Road, Ridott, IL 61067 (farm can seen from Route 20 west of
Products: Self-serve fresh milk, meat by the quarter.
Green Meadow Farms
Allen and Arlene Bontreger
Delivery to many Chicagoland area locations
Back to the Best Country Store (contact Noah)
Address: N1969 County Road N, Rubicon, WI
Products: Coconut products, Butter Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Olive Oil, Flax Products, Celtic Sea Salt, Lacto-
Fermented Drinks, Lacto-Fermented Foods, Minerals, Sourdough/Sprouted Bread, Lacto-Fermented
Cultures, Sweeteners, Eggs & Cheese, Snack foods, Kitchen Equipment, Books. Makes monthly
deliveries to Wauconda, IL.
Family Farms Coop (Richard & Annette Hebron)
Address: 59498 Kirk Lake Road, Vandalia, MI 49095
Products: dairy products, pastured meats, popcorn, maple syrup, raw honey. Deliveries every other
week in various locations.
Wallace Farms & Nick’s Wild Fish
Products: Beef, pork, lamb, chicken, butter, fish, shrimp, scallops, and butter. Buying clubs in Aurora,
Naperville, Chicago, and Wauconda.
Food Freedom Group
Contact Tracy Heilers at 630.337.7452 or firstname.lastname@example.org for ordering menu and price list
– Dairy is milked by hand and packaged in glass
– Unpasturized; cheese and yogurt are never heated over 102F
– 100% grass fed; pasture in the summer; dry hay in the winter; no fermented grass feeds; no grain in the
winter; no antibiotics
– Milk is up to 1 day old, cream is up to 3 days old
– No formal testing, however we have 6 years and hundreds of families with a no illness record
– Farms are 4.5 hours northwest of Chicago; visits are welcome; group of 3 farmers (cow farm, goat farm,
and sheep farm)
– Weekly local pickups on Thurday evenings; St. Charles pickup coming soon; Chicago locations pickup
*Lake In The Hills – (6pm – 7pm)
*Elmhurst – (6pm – 6:30pm)
*Palatine – (6pm – 6:30pm)
*Naperville – (7pm – 7:30pm)
*Des Plaines – (7:15pm – 7:45pm)
(Share program. No deliveries.)
Phone: (715) 285-MILK
Address: W8481 County Road 2, Arkansaw, WI 54721
Products: organic raw dairy products, meats, grocery items.
Muller’s Lane Farm
Rock Falls IL
Eggs and various meats*. Vegetables, flowers, herbs, fruit and honey available in season. Milk soaps,
lotions, salves and hand forged items are available year ’round. Thanksgiving turkeys.
Stutzman Family Farm
15863 North County Road, 300 East
Humboldt, IL 61931
Milk, Grass-fed (no grain), 30-cow herd…some Holsteins but trying to convert over to mostly “Milking
Shorthorns” and Dutch belts” (they will start doing butter and cream later in the summer…they will be
purchasing the equipment soon).
Phone: 1-877-RAW MILK
Products: Raw dairy products. Products shipped frozen, raw dairy shipped outside of California is
labeled for Pet Consumption only.
Fresh From the Farm Cooperative
Provides local, organic, farm-sourced raw dairy, meats, eggs and produce. Began in May 2001 as a
result of the family’s pursuit for high-quality foods directly from the farmer/producer. Array of foods from
various providers include organic grass-fed beef and pork; pastured chickens and eggs; raw milk,
cream, cheese and other raw dairy products; unheated raw honey and fresh bee pollen; and organic
produce in the summer months, all from local, independent, organic farmers. Weekly pickup locations
include: Homer Glen, Winfield, Chicago, Palatine and South Holland. Please email Sheri for further
details. Currently serving more than 120 families from the Chicago metro area. New members welcome