Milk from Nubian and LaMancha goats, grown on the farmstead using sustainable practices and following organic standards. Members of Certified Naturally Grown. Call to schedule a pickup and bring own container as to comply with IL law. See other places where you can find products from this farm.
Raw milk products (milk, cream, butter) are now available through a cowshare program. Deliveries are made once every four weeks to Aurora, West Dundee, Forest Park, Highland Park, Edgewater, DesPlaines, and Schaumburg. See other places where you can find products from this farm.
Currently milking two cows: a purebred Jersey and a Guernsey cross. The cows are mostly raised on grass pastures and hay (in the winter) but milk cows are give a small amount of locally mixed grain (corn, oats, alfalfa pellets) after milking. All cattle are initially disease tested and cows in milk are re-tested for BLV, BVD, Johne's, and Staph at the beginning of each lactation.
Herd shares available. Members may pick up their milk on the farm or the farmers make a weekly delivery/drop to Springfield IL.
Farmer's statement: "Our raw milk journey started in 2007 when we purchased our first Guernsey heifer. These days we have more than enough milk for our family of six so there is some to share!"
Provides local, organic, farm-sourced raw dairy, meats, and produce. Began in May 2001 as a result of the family's pursuit for food directly from the farmer/producer. Array of foods from various providers include raw milk, cream, and other raw dairy products; organic grassfed beef and pork; pastured chickens and eggs; raw honey and bee pollen; and organic produce in the summer months, all from local, independent, organic farmers. Weekly pickups Homer Glen, Winfield, Chicago, South Holland, and Palatine. Currently serving more than 120 families from the Chicago metro area. New members welcome; contact Sheri with any questions. See other places where you can find products from this farm.
This private membership club offers organic raw milk online. They ship to members in all 50 states and establish drop site locations in Pennsylvania and surrounding states. Cost to become a lifetime member is a one-time, $1 donation that comes out at the time of your first order.
Products: 100% grass-fed A2 raw milk from Jersey cattle, including raw cream, raw butter, raw yogurt, raw kefir, raw cheese, and more. Raw goat milk and raw sheep milk. 100% grass-fed Angus beef from their own managed herd. Pastured poultry with soy-free feed. Soy- and corn-free pasture-raised eggs (shipped to members throughout the country). They also offer pork, seafood (including fresh oysters in the shell), chicken/beef stock, homemade sourdough breads and bagels, raw honey, maple syrup, kombucha, cultured vegetables, an assortment of seasonal produce, citrus, and more.
Farmer's statement: "Walk alongside us as we steward the Lord's resources."
Dairy animals raised for milk, meat, and show. Fresh milk daily; will lease to approved clientele. Alpine, LaMancha, Saanen, and Toggenburg; both registered and grade. See other places where you can find products from this farm.
Fairbury, Illinois 61739
This small family owned and operated farm is in Central Illinois.
They offer raw cow's milk from Jersey cows in plastic gallons and raw goat milk (seasonal) in plastic half gallons or quarts.
Other products include:
- Milk-fed pork. Their brats and bacon sell out in a week, so order quickly
- Pastured whole chickens, chicken eggs, and duck eggs for those with allergies to chicken eggs. Layer chickens and ducks are free-range, meaning outside with no fences.
- Beef--some grass-fed, some non-GMO, corn-fed.
- All animals (except goats) are fed a local non-GMO feed mix.
- Handcrafted goat milk soap and other bath products that vary by season.
- Raw honey from their hives and 100% maple syrup (seasonal)
Call/text 309-530-4381 before your first milk pickup to make sure they have enough. The self-serve farm store is open Monday 10-7, Tuesday through Friday 10-5, Saturday 10-4. Closed Sunday.
Find them on Facebook and Instagram for everyday happenings around the farm. For recipes, farm updates, and to know when new products are in the store, sign up for their emails on their website, www.hoffmanslittleacres.com
Raw A2/A2 Guernsey cows milk, grassfed/finished beef, Berkshire-Duroc-Red Wattle pastured/forested pork, pastured chicken, free-range eggs, raw honey. Non-GMO feed given to chickens and pigs. Place orders online and pick up at the farm.
Mt. Carmel, Illinois 62863
They have maintained a herd of registered dairy goats for over 25 years. Currently have Alpine, Nubian, Saanen, and Toggenburgs. They produce their own hay and feed. Milk available January through October. They sell raw milk according to Illinois law (bring your own containers). See other places where you can find products from this farm.
State certified raw goat milk available by the season or half-season share, or by the quart, from Saanen/Alpine Goats. The goats are on pasture spring, summer, and fall, and get hay (from the farm) in winter, plus some grain at milking time. Milk is put in glass quart canning jars. Season for goat milk is March-November; call for availability. See other places where you can find products from this farm.