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!
Fermented foods and beverages. They coordinate their pickup with Meadow Haven Farm’s
deliveries. Raw krauts and kimchis – salt-free cabbage (finely minced), Royal Purple (red cabbage,
purple carrot, red onion, red beet, Himalayan salt), Vegan Kimchi ( napa cabbage, carrot, daikon
radish, apple, green onion, garlic, ginger, crushed red pepper, Himalayan salt), Traditional
Sauerkraut (green cabbage, carrot, Himalayan salt). All ingredients are organic.
Soule Solstice Farm
Jennifer K. Soule
533 S. Division Street
Microgreens, Heirloom Tomatoes, Ornamentals, Potatoes, and More grown in Sycamore, IL.
Specialty vegetables and other plants grown using natural and sustainable methods and passive
solar heat winter greenhouse.
Ready Jam Farms
Jim & Cheryl Evans
Organically grown Vegetable CSA farm.
8701 N. Rt. 14
Harvard, IL 60033
Farm fresh vegetables, all natural chicken, planters, hanging baskets and good country air.
Lamb of God Farm
Donna Lehrer and family
Big Rock Illinois
CSA information found on our Fiber Studio Website www.esthersplacefibers.com click on CSA
Delivery to South Elgin, St. Charles, Aurora and pick up at the shop in Big Rock.
All Natural Produced picked within hours of delivery.
Sweet Home Organics
Farmers – Kim Marsin and Rachel Reklau
Sweet Home Organics offers organically grown seedlings FREE of pesticides, synthetic fertilizers
and genetically modified seeds (GMOs).
Earth First Farms
8335 Smith Road
Berrien Center, MI 49102
Certified Organic apple orchard in Southwest Michigan offers an Organic Apple CSA, Rent-A-Tree,
and U-Pick on fall weekends. We sell at Chicago farmers markets and have CSA pick-up locations in
some suburban areas. Owned and operated by Tom Rosenfeld.
Green Meadow Farms
Allen and Arlene Bontreger
Delivery to many Chicagoland area locations
Scotch Hill Farm
910 Scotch Hill Rd
Brodhead Wi 53520
Owned and operated by Tony and Dela Ends, Scotch Hill Farm is a traditional market and
subscription garden (both flowers and vegetables), farmstead soap-making business and family farm.
Address: 49W010 Rt 38, Maple Park, IL
Products: fruits and vegetables
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).
Walkup Heritage Farm & Gardens
Michael J. Walkup
5215 Walkup Road
Crystal Lake, IL
CSA produce, fruits, flowers, and even a winter CSA
Elsa Coey & Carissa Troia
Organic(non-certified) Vegetables and Fruit, fiber from English Angora Rabbits, Llamas, Alpacas and
Angora Goats. Pasture ranged, roaster chickens,heritage turkeys and fresh eggs.
James Lake Farms
The finest cranberries in the universe.
Door to Door Organics
5412 W. Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60644
Organic produce delivery service.
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
Hazzard Free Farm and CSA
5111 Ahrens Rd.
Pecatonica, IL 61063
Andrea Hazzard 815 289-1431
A community farm in Illinois. Certified Naturally Grown (see here for more) produce and grains.
Brookdale Road Farm
612 Brookdale Rd.
Woodstock, IL 60098
Scott and Gennifer Johnson run the farm, selling vegetables, fruit, sweet corn at farmers markets
and taking orders for their grass fed beef; mainly selling in McHenry County, Illinois and also
Walworth and Rock County, Wisconsin
All Grass Farms, LLC
Brunner Family Forest Preserve
Dundee, IL 60118