Farmer’s offering delivery in Chicago
If you’re like me and trying to avoid even trips to the grocery store but don’t want to give up fresh produce, dairy and meat I’ve been searching for ways to get it delivered. Prices are going to be a higher for the convenience and because the products are organic but if you can afford it you’re helping a farmer who has product to sell to earn a living. I haven’t tried any of these yet. When I do I’ll update the post.
Green City Market opened up a weekly deliver service through the Whatsgood app but it sold out instantaneously. They’re trying to increase capacity. They have a list of farmers on their website offering pick up and delivery. I’ve filtered out to just delivery. If you want to see all the farmers go here.
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Alden Hills Organic Farms Specialties: beef, chicken, eggs, garlic, popcorn
Click here to view Alden Hills’ ordering page. Customers can select from home delivery or farm pick-up. Home delivery will be on Mondays. Note: Customer does not have to be home at time of delivery, they just need to leave a cooler out or instructions for where to leave their order.
American Pride Microfarm Specialties: microgreens, quail eggs
Browse available product, and text or call 630-857-0299 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to place an order. Home deliveries will be made to Chicago on a weekly basis.
Avrom Farm Specialties: vegetables, mushrooms, pork, turkey, chickens, poultry
Order online to request a home delivery of pork, chicken, beef, vegetables, cheese, or flour. Home deliveries available anywhere in Chicago. Order by Monday night and receive your delivery on Wednesday.
Bike-A-Bee Specialty: Honey New!
They offer shipping Honey will be back in stock in late July. Delicious locally made honey. I have a jar of the Bloomingdale Trail honey in my cabinet right now.
Bungalow by Middle Brow Specialties: Loaves of Fresh-Baked Bread; Big, Beautiful Toasts
Order and pay online for delivery or pick-up, or call and pay over the phone (773-687-9076). Bunglalow by Middlebrow has pre-ordering, same-day ordering, and delivery subscriptions available. Grocery items available as well as the full bread, toast, beer, wine and pizza menu. The delivery zone is currently in Logan Square and Humboldt Park.
Bushel & Peck’s Specialties: fermented foods, pickles, hot sauces, jams, jellies & preserves, eggs, vegetables
Chicago Honey Co-op New!
They offer shipping. Delicious locally made honey.
Chicago Maple Specialties: maple syrup
Order online! Delivery day in Chicago is weekly on Wednesdays.
Closed Loop Farms Specialties: Microgreens, cheese, mushrooms New!
Closed Loop Farms is an urban farm located at The Plant, a re-purposed meatpacking facility comprising a community of collaborative small food businesses in the Back of the Yards neighborhood in Chicago. For years, we have specialized in growing and selling premium microgreens, herbs, and edible flowers to top restaurants throughout the Chicagoland area.
Finn’s Ranch Specialties: beef, pork, poultry, eggs
Order online! Free home delivery is available for orders of $100.00 or more. For smaller orders, a $15.00 delivery fee applies. Pick-up is available designated delivery locations every other Wednesday.
Jacobson Family Farms Specialties: greens, tomatoes, root vegetables, fruits
Order online for delivery to the Lincoln Park, West Loop, Wicker Park and Logan Square neighborhoods and surrounding areas.
Jake’s Country Meats Specialties: pork, chicken, beef, fish
Email email@example.com to place an order. Delivery is available in the Lincoln Park area.
Mars Cheese Castle New!
Mars isn’t a farm they’re a giant cheese shop off the I-94 just across the border in Kenosha, Wisconsin. If you’re looking for giant quantities of cheese including beer cheese and cheese curds and salami’s, brats, ham and more check it out. Some products have to ship 2nd or Next day which is $60. Regular shipping is around $10.
Mick Klug Farm Specialties: fruits, cider
Order through Mick Klüg’s online store! Mick Klüg is also offering CSAs in partnership with some of your Chicago favorites (including Daisies, Bang-Bang Pie, Real Good Juice, and Rustic Tart).
Delivery days & zones: Mick Klüg delivers to homes along their South Chicago route (generally south of Division and east of Ashland) on Wednesdays, and their North/West Chicago route (generally north of Division, and all neighborhoods west of Ashland) on Fridays. Search delivery days and zones by zip code in their online store.
Mint Creek Farm Specialties: lamb, goat, pork, duck, eggs, beef, honey, ready to eat food
Nichols Farm & Orchard Specialties: vegetables, fruits, herbs, flowers
Order online! Delivery available anywhere in Chicagoland. All items available with a flat rate of $12 for shipping.
Oberweis is innundated. I was able to sign up for delivery because someone else in my building gets a delivery. You can try to set up an account online. If that doesn’t work try calling. Hold times are long. Be patient. You can set up a standing order and add things each week. There is no weekly minimum. In addition to dairy products they sell grassfed beef and bacon. Prices are high but their products are excellent. Delivery is $4. You’ll need a cooler.
Quality Organic Specialties: whole grains, wheat flours, popcorn, oats, buckwheat, cornmeal
Order online! Orders placed by Monday morning will ship out by Friday.
Spice House Specialties: Spices Use my link and get 15% off first purchase
Spice House isn’t a farm. It’s a spice shop on Wells Street just south of North Ave. in Chicago. You can get any spice imaginable there and now they have a product called Flat Packs. Flat packs are the same amount of spice that comes in their jars but they’re in envelopes and ship for free. The only spice I don’t buy at Spice House is saffron. Trader Joe’s sells it in a tiny quantity (which is generally all you need) for less. To make Ina Garten’s Provencal Vegetable Soup I buy the saffron and the cleaned leeks from TJ’s.
Three Sisters Garden Specialties: vegetables, grains, pecans
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to place an order! Delivery available in Chicago and the northern suburbs. Order before noon on Monday for Tuesday delivery. Available product and pricing posted on Three Sisters’ Facebook page.
Tomato Bliss Specialties: Roasted Heirloom Tomatoes; Heirloom Tomato Soup; Clarified Heirloom Tomato Broth; Roasted Heirloom Tomato Salsa Verde
Shop online for a full selection of heirloom tomato pantry staples! Discounts for pairs and cases available. Delivery available anywhere in the contiguous United States.
Tomato Mountain Specialties: vegetables, tomatoes, tomato sauce, salsa, preserves
Sign up for Tomato Mountain’s home delivery CSA on their website, or contact Claire at email@example.com for orders outside their CSA.
Underground Meats Specialties: salami, smoked and cured meats
Order online for delivery