Find locally raised meat, milk and eggs near you!

Looking for a farm or ranch for fresh meat, milk or eggs in Chicago and Northeastern Illinois?  Scroll down this page and you will see the aall of thoses in Chicago and Northeastern Illinois, sorted by county. Some are organic ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

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Updates for May 2023

May It's a pretty normal year for meat, milk and eggs, unless you are in the areas affected by the hurricanes.

Local meat, milk and eggs ranches and farms, by county

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Boone County

Cook County

  • All Grass Farms, aka Barrington Natural Farms - Dairy products, local free range brown eggs, organic eggs, duck eggs, local honey, fresh maple syrup.
    18N681 IL Route 31, Dundee, IL 60118. Phone: (847) 852-7081. Open: 10 AM - 6 PM DAILY - 7 DAYS PER WEEK. Directions: Located inside the Brunner Family Forest Preserve. Don't worry if you get lost...please call the farm phone and we will guide you. All Grass Farms is a diversified "pasture farm" providing our Chicago-area customers with 100% grass-fed beef, raw A2 Guernsey milk, free-range broiler chickens and eggs, turkeys, and pasture-raised pork as well as local, organic vegetables. All Grass Farms Facebook page. Customers can purchase pasture-raised/free range organic eggs, pasture-raised broiler chickens, grass fed beef, pastured pork, raw local honey, grass fed yogurt and raw cheeses, and other locally produced items in the store. Growing the highest quality, nutrient-dense "clean food" possible is our goal. We raise our livestock outdoors on fresh rotated pastures for the majority of their lives, with the omnivores (pigs and chickens) pasture forage supplemented with certified organic, non-GMO feeds. All of our vegetables are grown organically without synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, or fungicides.

Dekalb County

DuPage County

Ford County

Grundy County

Kane County

Kankakee County

Kendall County

Lake County

LaSalle County

  • Nettle Creek Farm & Pantry - raw milk, eggs, 100 percent grassfed beef, pork, and chicken, primarily fed pasture and hay with minimal grain supplement
    8245 Nettle Creek Rd, Seneca, IL. Phone: 815-357-6970. Email: Email for price list. They have a Jersey Guernsey cross cow and Kinder goats. Please call for availability and pick-up appointment. Daily rotational grazing pasture management, and hay is purchased.

Marshall County

McHenry County

  • Freedom Organix - Turkey, Beef, Pork, USDA Natural, No hormones used, No antibiotics used, 100% Grass fed (includes finishing), Eggs (organic, free range, vegetarian fed), Eggs (free range), Eggs, Brown eggs, Specialty eggs (see below), Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, No pets please, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Fresh eggs
    8406 Maxon Road, Harvard, IL 60033. Phone: 847-910-1160. Email: Open: By appointment at the farm or meet us in Barrington or Libertyville for pick - up each month. Directions: North of Route 173, West of Route 14. Click here for a map and directions. Sugar Snap Peas - Available Spring 2012 --- Call first for availability Estimated dates: May 20, 2012 until June 15, 2012. Payment: Cash, Check.
  • Sun Berry Orchard - Uses natural growing practices, Eggs (free range, vegetarian fed), Chicken (free range), Turkey, Duck, Pork, No hormones used, No antibiotics used, 100% grass and/or grain fed, sausage, Bacon (pork), Smoked meats, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Fresh eggs
    3712 Greenwood Rd, Woodstock, IL 60098. Phone: (847) 404-7555. Email: Open: Typical season is from early May through November; in season, Everyday from 8 am to 6 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check, Venmo, PayPal, ApplePay, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: June 17, 2021)
  • Zarnstorff - eggs
    10880 Zarnstorff Road Richmond, IL. Open: 24 hours 7 days a week. Directions: Call for directions. Click here for a map. Payment: Cash, only.
    A visitor writes on September 20, 2013: "Eggs are in friges. They have home made Jellies, stewing chickens usually in the fall. On Zarnstorff Road which starts and runs east between Oriole springs and Harvest time, is the Zanstorf Farm, where you can purchase fresh eggs. they have home made Jellies, stewing chickens, corn, usually in the fall. small fresh egg sign on mail box which is accross the street from thier driveway."

Will County

  • Bronkberry Farms - Chicken (free range), Eggs (free range), Brown eggs, Farm market with fruits and vegetables, Restrooms, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, porta-potties are available, picnic area (bring your own food), farm animals
    18061 S. Bronk Road, Plainfield, IL 60586. Phone: 815-436-6967. Open: mid April thru November 1st; Tuesday thru Sunday 9:00am to 6:00 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard.
  • Rainbow Harvest Hydroponic Greenhouse & Farm - Chicken (free range), Turkey, Beef, USDA Natural, No hormones used, No antibiotics used, 100% Grass fed (includes finishing), Eggs (organic, free range, vegetarian fed), Brown eggs, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Fresh eggs 428, Channahon, IL 60410. Phone: 815-530-8366. Email: or Open:year - round by appointment only; Please email or call to schedule an appointment. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. By appointment only, please.