Use the following list of search engines, directories, and maps to locate sources of food grown near you:

Live Local Shop Local Food Map

  • Whether you are a buyer wanting to connect with local or specialty suppliers, a farmer looking to reach new markets, or a consumer looking for goods and services in your area – this directory is a must-have resource! 

Illinois Market Maker

  • FIND Products and Services Across the Food System. CONNECT Directly with Growers, Buyers, Processors and More. BUILD A Stronger Business and Value-Chain

Illinois Farmers Market Association

  • View a map of farmers markets throughout the state of Illinois. Develop a relationship with farms near you! Locate growers and producers for ECE sites and smaller k-12 districts.

Eat Wild

  • Find a farm or ranch near you throughout IL on their map or scroll through the alphabetical list. 


  • Locate farms, farmers markets, CSAs, co-ops and more near you by typing your location into the search bar.

Buy Fresh Buy Local

  • Find farms, markets, and more in Illinois.

Illinois Vegetable Growers Association

  • A 6-page PDF of Illinois vegetable growers.

Illinois Local Food Map

  • University of Illinois Extension food map including, onsite farm sales, wineries, orchards, nurseries and CSA’s. 

Orange Pippin

  • Illinois orchard directory. Use the map or enter your zip code to find nearby orchards.

IL Local Honey Finder

  • View list of sources of honey produced in Illinois.

Illinois Specialty Growers Association

  • View a list of food producers that are members of the Illinois Organic Growers Association.

IL Farm to School Network farm members:

The Mill at Janie’s Farm

  • An extension of Janie’s Organic Farm, the Mill is a source of local flour and grains located in Ashkum, IL.

Cahokia Rice, McClure IL

  • At Cahokia we are committed to providing fresh, locally grown rice to the southern Illinois community and beyond. Our proximity to the cities of Chicago and St. Louis allows us to be a truly authentic farm to table provider.

Garlic Breath Farm, Elburn IL

  • Our love for organic garlic, with it’s sweet and fiery flavor, is what inspired us to start growing this very popular veggie. We are a new family micro farm made of big dreams and big hearts.

Flamm Orchards, Cobden IL

  • Orchard in Cobden IL selling apple varieties and peaches in season,

Rendleman Orchard, Alto Pass IL 

  • Since 1873, Rendleman Orchards has been committed to growing and shipping quality peaches, nectarines, apples and vegetables to the commercial produce markets throughout the Midwest.

Theodora Farms, Godfrey IL

  • Theodora Farms and Learning Center invests in the community by expanding opportunities in the food economy, ensuring access & affordability, and building the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the people who cultivate the land and eat the food.

The Talking Farm, Skokie IL

  • The Talking Farm began in 2006 as an educational 501(c)(3) not-for-profit with the goal of connecting communities to the benefits of a healthy local food system. Today, we lead over 12 comprehensive, hands-on educational programs, provide over 3,000 learning hours at our urban farm, and distribute over 21,000 pounds of hyper-local produce to the community.

The Midnight Sun Farm, Capron IL

  • Midnight Sun Farm is a family-run market farm located in Capron, IL – about 70 miles northwest of Chicago. We provide sustainably grown produce, plant starts, and free-range eggs to customers in Chicago and the Harvard-Woodstock area.

Pasture Grazed Farm, Clare IL

  • We’re a local farm family committed to farming sustainably. We currently sell pasture-raised beef and pork from our farm in Clare, Illinois, but are always exploring new ideas and striving to provide our community with the products you ask for.

The Fox Trot Farm, St Charles IL

  • Foxtrot Organic Farm was the brain child of Jeff Hughes and Ellen Kamps, a project spanning 2013-2018 that took form as one of Kane County’s only USDA certified organic farms. Together Jeff & Ellen grew 135 varieties of produce 30 miles outside of Chicago and supplied a CSA, semiweekly farmers market, farm to table restaurants and hotels.

Stuckmeyer’s Plants and Produce, Columbia IL

  • Homegrown strawberries are in usually around Mother’s Day. Don’t miss out! The season lasts 2 to 3 weeks depending on weather.  Summer time brings the heart of the produce season. We specialize in sweet corn and tomatoes, but we grow a large list of homegrown produce. When homegrown is not in season we also carry shipped in produce at the store.

Sola Gratia Farm, Urbana IL

  • Sola Gratia Farm is a community-based farm dedicated to producing locally-grown, high-quality, natural produce. Sola Gratia Farm employs organic production methods that focus on growing an abundance of nutritious, delicious fruits and vegetables, while enhancing soil structure and biology and helping to build a community that values high-quality, locally grown food. 

4 Lees Farm, Virginia IL

  • 4 Lees Farm uses organic practices to raise pork, produce, pastured chicken, Also raising strictly grass fed beef zero chemicals are used raising our animals. We are a fourth-generation farm raising grass-finished beef, pastured pork, pastured chicken, and organic produce the way great-grandpa did. It is important to have clean food produced locally. We do not use chemicals, GMO feed, or growth hormones. We believe raising animals naturally and organically makes a better product. 

Nichols Farm & Orchard, Marengo IL

  • The farm grows over 1,000 different fruits and vegetables with over 200 varieties of apples alone. Every year brings a new variety and discovery for the farm and the loyal customers, and Lloyd and the family hope to do so for many more years to come.

Tri-State Local Foods Network, Western IL

  • Connecting consumers with local food producers; educating and supporting our community of western Illinois, northeastern Missouri, and southeastern Iowa.

Healing Acres Farm, Waggoner, IL

  • We offer a large variety of sustainably grown, chemical free produce and herbs and raise 100% grass-fed premium lamb, goat, poultry and eggs. We do not treat our animals with hormones or antibiotics and we do not use chemicals on the land. Our vegetables are organically grown although not certified organic. We use non-GMO seed and grow without pesticides, herbicides, or synthetic fertilizers.

Angelic Organics Learning Center -Angelic Organics CSA & Roots & Wings CSA

  • Angelic Organics Learning Center was established as the 501(c)(3) non-profit educational partner to Angelic Organics CSA farm in 1999. Community-supported agriculture (CSA) is a model that connects producers and consumers more closely by allowing the consumer to subscribe to the harvest of a certain farm or group of farms. You can purchase a CSA share full of amazing organic vegetables from Roots & Wings, our urban farm at Blackhawk Courts in Rockford, IL, or from Angelic Organics, our partner farm right here in Caledonia, IL

Bronkberry Farms, Plainfield IL

  • In 2012 Jennifer Bronk and husband Kevin Veen established Bronkberry Farms. We wanted our farm to be a “destination” for our neighbors and surrounding communities! We started with a roadside stand with a small greenhouse, a ¼ acre vegetable garden, and a pumpkin patch. We have since “grown” into a 70 x 30’ barn & “state of the art” greenhouse boasting quality flowers & vegetable plants. We GROW OUR OWN vegetables including asparagus, sweet corn. We invite you and your family to come on out to visit our farm, share in the experience, make family memories here, and watch us grow!