A passion for the land and its fruits

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.

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Latest news from Nichols Farm & Orchard

Home Delivery CSA is now available anywhere in Chicagoland

Getting the healthiest fruits and vegetables just got easier.  You can now get your CSA share delivered directly to your doorstep.  Home deliveries will be made on Fridays and are guarenteed to be there by 6pm.

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

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.

Now is the time to join our Chicago CSA. 

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.  

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Notes from the farm

CSA Sale starts Jan. 1st
December 21, 2023— Our annual early signup sale starts January 1st throught the 15th.  Signup at this time and you could receive up to $125 in Nichols Farm online gift cards.  Signing up early helps us plan for the… more »
Weekly winter farmers markets
February 8, 2018— We are excited to be at winter markets most Saturdays, all winter long.  Green City market at the Peggy Notebaert museum (Fullerton and Cannon) in Chicago and the Evanston Winter market at Emmanuel… more »
Home Delivery anywhere in Chicagoland
November 16, 2016— Our fruit and vegetable CSA shares are now available for home delivery.  We are excited to be working with Chicago Currier to bring our wonderful produce to your door.  This is the most convenient… more »

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Nichols Farm & Orchard

Sustainably growing the widest range of fruits and vegetables for more than 30 years.

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2602 Hawthorn Road, Marengo, Illinois 60152 Tel. 815-236-1615 info@nicholsfarm.com
Farmers markets where you'll find us this summer:

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  • Lincoln Park
  • Daley Plaza
  • Streeterville
  • Lincoln Park
  • lincoln Park
  • West loop
  • Andersonville
  • Elmhurst
  • Evanston
  • Evanston
  • Oak Park
  • Schaumburg