Lloyd and Doreen Nichols planted the first seeds of what has grown into a 300 acre certified sustainable family farm in 1978. Today the three generations of the Nichols family living and working the land are committed to continuing the founding principles for generations to come.
CSA shares delivered weekly to a local convenient pickup site make attaining the best fresh local produce easy. By joining our CSA you are guarenteed to broaden your culinary horizons while maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Every week you will Try something new! CSA shareholders also help our family farm by allowing us to plan for the upcoming season and insures early income.
CSA pickups in Chicago neighborhoods including Lincoln park at City grounds, West loop at Publican Quality Meats, South loop at Overflow Coffee, Hyde park at Z and H Marketcafe, Andersonville at Urban Orchard, Uptown at Baker and Nosh, Edgewater at Cookies and Carnitas, Logan square at Bang Bang Pies, Wicker Park at Bru Coffee House, Near North, and Streeterville. Suburban pickups sites include Evanston, Wilmette, Crystal Lake, Schaumburg, Elmhurst, Western Springs, Glen Ellyn, Highland Park, Oak Park, and Marengo. Pro rated shares are offered, so its never too late to join.
Spring is here and so many good things are soon to arrive. Many markets begin the 1st of May. Check our schedule. In the meanwhile our two winter farmers markets in Evanston and Lincoln Park are held on Saturdays.
A sampling of what's currently available: