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'Tis the season to think about next year's CSA

Whether you're considering giving a CSA as a gift, making a New Year's resolution to eat healthy and support a small farm, offering your home or business as a CSA pickup site, or renewing your CSA from the 2016 season, 'tis the season!

Give the Gift
of Good Health


Many of our member CSA farms will be glad to offer you a gift certificate for you to give the gift of a season of CSA. The end of year holidays offer a good time to think of this generous and thoughtful gift option, but don't stop there!

Birthdays, weddings, housewarming, Mothers Day, to name a few, provide an excuse to introduce someone you love to the joys of fresh, healthy food direct from a local farm.

To make sure the gift is convenient for the recipient, be sure to check the Pickup Site Map and home delivery areas linked below to see which CSA farms deliver to the area where they live or work.

Check with the farm(s) for their CSA type, season length, pricing, and to confirm their pickup locations for 2017. The farm can send you a gift certificate for you to print out--or you can make your own.

Check that one off your shopping list!
Pickup Site Map

Meet Our Supporters

We've invited non-CSA farmers, businesses, and organizations to join us as Supporting Members, and we're proud to introduce them to you.

We feel CSA is an important piece within our local food system.  We're grateful that both Illinois Farmers Union and the Illinois Organic Growers Association support our work and support organic, sustainable agriculture in Illinois.  

The Illinois Farmers Union (ILFU) advocates for the economic and social well-being, and quality of life of Illinois family farmers, ranchers, fishermen and consumers through education, cooperation and legislation. ILFU advocates sustainable production of food, fiber, feed and fuel.  Learn more about their advocacy on 
Facebook and on their website.

The Illinois Organic Growers Association (IOGA) provides information, educational opportunities and other news of interest to organic growers throughout Illinois.  Mark Your Calendar!  IOGA's 2017 Illinois Specialty Crops, Agritourism, and Organic Conference and Trade Show will take place Jan. 11-13, 2017, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and Convention Center, Springfield, Illinois.  For more information, visit their website.


Thank you to our supporting members!
Our Supporters

Members of
the Band

Red = new member this month
All Grass Farms (formerly Barrington Natural)
Angelic Organics
Big Rock Organics
at Lamb of God Farm
Bob's Fresh & Local
Bray Grove Farm

Broad Branch Farm
Cedar Valley
Sustainable Farm
Dierks Farms
Grass-Fed Beef
Earth First Farms
The Farmer's Garden
Foxtrot Organic Farm
Fresh For Life Organics
Genesis Growers 
Global Gardens Refugee
Training Farm
Granor Farm
Grassroots Farm
Grateful Plains
Gray Farms
Green Acres Farm
Green Earth Institute
Harrison Market Gardens
Heritage Prairie Farm
Hidden Hive Flowers
Jory's Harvest
Kings Hill Farm
Klug Orchards
Midnight Sun Farm
Mike & Clare's Farm
Mint Creek Farm
Montalbano Farms
Moss Funnel Farms
(Joe's Blues)
Nichols Farm & Orchard
Plow Creek Farm

Prairie Wind Family Farm
Quality Organic
Radical Root Farm
Sandbox Organics
Sandhill Family Farms
Tempel Farms Organics
Three Plaid Farmers
Tomato Mountain Farm
Tree of Life Farm
Trogg's Hollow
Turtle Creek Gardens
Walnut Acres Family Farm
Willow Ridge
Organic Farm

Wholesome Harvest
The Wright Way Farm
CSA Directory
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