5 CSA Farms in chicago: on-farm (Last updated on August 12, 2016)

Angelic Organics

1547 Rockton Road, Caledonia, IL 61011-9572
Description: Angelic Organics is a certified organic farm that also used biodynamic farming practices. They were one of the first CSA’s in the Chicago area and have been offering their CSA for almost a quarter century. Angelic has over 1600 members and has a season beginning in mid-June and running through late-October.
CSA Cost: Full share (20 weeks) = $720, Bi-weekly share = $380
Tags: weekly, bi-weekly, flex-share, extended-season, fruit, home-delivery,
Neighborhoods: on-farm, beloit, crystal-lake, lisle, naperville, rockford, wheaton, bucktown, deerfield, evanston-north, evanston-south, highland-park, lincolnshire, north-shore, oak-park-north, oak-park-south, ravenswood, pilsen, wilmette, winetka, arlington-heights, downers-grove, oak-brook, edison-park, park-ridge, elgin, elmhurst, la-grange, norwood-park, andersonville, edgewater, beverly, hyde-park-north, hyde-park-south, irving-park, lakeview, lincoln-park, logan-square, rogers-park, st-benedicts, uptown, wicker-park,

Montalbano Farms

17551 Frazier Road, Sandwich, IL 60548
Description: Montalbano Farms is a small family farm that is currently Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certified, uses organic growing practices and is working towards organic certification. Their 25-week CSA offers both traditional and customizable shares.
CSA Cost: Custom = start at $325, Large traditional = $1185, Medium = $645, Small = $325
Tags: organic, custom, traditional, payment-plan, online-signup, online-payment,
Neighborhoods: aurora, berwyn, lakeview, lincoln-square, logan-square-west, rogers-park, lincoln-park, dekalb, ukrainian-village, forest-park, geneva, township, lombard, oak-park, oswego, on-farm, sycamore, villa-park, wheaton, yorkville,

Radical Root Farm

Description: A small family farm in Libertyville, IL growing organic vegetables and raising pastured animals. They offer traditional CSA shares in Spring, Summer and Fall seasons, as well as an add-on egg share
CSA Cost: Summer Share (18 weeks) = $605, Bi-weekly Summer = $360
Tags: organic, traditional, eggs, bi-weekly,
Neighborhoods: on-farm, libertyville, grayslake, logan-square,

Tempel Farms Organics

17000 W. Wadsworth Road, Old Mill Creek, Illinois 60083
Description: Diversified farm located in Old Mill Creek, IL. Although not certified-organic, they grow all crops according to organic methods. Their pasture grown animals are raised on organic corn and soy based vegetarian feeds with no antibiotics or medications and enjoy plenty of fresh air. They offer a traditional CSA with add-ons such as fruit, flowers and turkey.
CSA Cost: Summer share, Large = $615, Bi-weekly = $375
Tags: organic, traditional, bi-weekly, online-signup, online-payment,
Neighborhoods: on-farm, gurnee, lake-bluff, mount-prospect, logan-square,

The Gentleman Farmer

Barrington, IL
Description: The Gentleman Farmer provide an organically-grown traditional CSA. The summer season is 20-weeks and offers both full and bi-weekly shares.
CSA Cost: Full = $595, Bi-weekly = $325
Tags: traditional, organic, online-signup,
Neighborhoods: on-farm, barrington, logan-square,