Receive Our Vegetables

We have great crops this year. For the first delivery, which is soon, shareholders will be offered a splendid array of early season vegetables. We project that the vegetables that will be available for the first week are lettuce, arugula, beets, kale, radishes, parsley, kohlrabi, baby chard, broccoli, garlic scapes, and cilantro.

arugula will be ready soon (row cover protects it from insects)

We are most thankful that we have adequate irrigation to offset the drought we are experiencing.

20% Off CSA Shares through Monday, June 14th!

Save 20% on your Angelic Organics CSA share purchase through Monday, June 14th. Save up to $369! Use coupon code SUMMERTIME to receive 20% off your CSA share purchase. (This offer cannot be combined with another offer, and this offer does not apply retroactively to shares already purchased.)

Deliveries Start the Week of June 27th

Due to extremely cold weather for much of this spring, we need to delay the beginning of CSA share deliveries by two weeks. Learn more about this delay in a recent issue of Farm News, Farmer John Writes: Cold Spring.

The first delivery week will be the week starting on Sunday, June 27th. If you sign up for a bi-weekly (every-other-week) share, the week of your first delivery may be the week starting on Sunday, July 4th. 

early season share

What is a CSA Share?

CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. With a pre-season payment, you purchase a CSA “share” of our summer and fall harvest of certified organic vegetables and herbs, thus becoming a shareholder.

Receive the Vegetables and Herbs that You Like

Our CSA vegetable shares are customizable, which means that you can rate all the vegetables and herbs that we grow according to your preferences, and we will customize your vegetable share contents accordingly so that you receive more of what you like, and you never have to receive what you don’t like. Or, if you eat most vegetables and herbs, you don’t need to enter any preferences in your membership account, and you will receive a variety of seasonal vegetables and herbs.

The Farm this Spring

Read our spring update, Farmer John Writes: Roundup and the Snap of the Shank.

spring lettuce

Our 2020 Growing Season Was Abundant

Our 2020 crops were splendid—great yields and great quality. Our shareholders have been expressing praise and gratitude like never before.

My 4 year-old and I keep meaning to send a letter on behalf of the rest of our family, but life keeps getting in the way so we are sending an email instead! This is our first time with Angelic’s CSA and we are loving it a lot. Reading Farm News has become a weekly family event and we have been really enjoying the variety of our box…despite YEARS of disliking dill, we’ve realized that we’ve never had REAL dill the likes from Farmer John’s fields. Thank you all, for your hard work and for keeping us healthy and happy!
     ~ Angelic Organics Shareholder Helen

I love my box! It’s like Christmas every time I receive it. I look forward to the season every year. The flavor and color of your veggies – particularly your cucumbers, tomatoes, and carrots – is off the charts and noticeably better than even the best organic produce in stores. The freshness is incredible. So crisp!
     ~ Angelic Organics Shareholder

Food Safety and 2021 COVID-19 Protocols

Our food safety protocols for 2021 will follow recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control to offer protection against COVID-19. These protocols will apply to our growing, packing, and delivery practices, and also to shareholders who pick up their shares at our delivery sites.

As the 2021 delivery season nears, we will post our updated COVID-19 protocols on our website according to the latest recommendations from the CDC.

Click here to learn about our 2020 COVID-19 protocols.

Angelic Organics Will Feed You and Connect You to the Earth

It is important to understand how our CSA program works; it is more than a seasonal supply of vegetables and herbs provided to you during the growing season. Our CSA program also gives you a relationship to the farm that grows your food–its weather, workers, soil, buildings, and equipment. By being a shareholder of our farm, you will enrich your relationship with the earth.

We’re still finishing up our veggies from this season and I wanted to send a big thank you for feeding and nourishing us this year! I’m always so grateful, week after week. Getting fresh veggies is so life and joy-giving to me, and I relish reading the weekly farm news.
      ~ Angelic Organics Shareholder Katie

Don’t worry–you won’t be helping with the farm work. We just want you to take an interest in how the farm grows your vegetables.

The Unfolding Season

Please know that as a CSA shareholder, you will be eating with the seasons. Familiarize yourself with this seasonal aspect of our CSA at What’s in the Box?

If you are not already familiar with Community Supported Agriculture, please familiarize yourself at our page What is Community Supported Agriculture?

Wondering Where We Deliver?

If you live in Chicagoland, we probably deliver to a pickup location near you. You may search by zip code here to find your nearest pickup location.

Home Delivery

You can now receive home delivery managed directly by our farm. Your deliveries will be made directly from our farm by our trained, courteous driver in a refrigerated van. Learn more about how our home delivery service works on our home delivery page.

We will be Using the CSAware Share Customization Platform in 2021

In 2021, our CSA management platform will be CSAware, a service of LocalHarvest, which was founded 10 years ago by longtime CSA advocate Guillermo Payet.

The CSAware Platform Will Offer a Range from No Share Customization to Full Share Customization

Our shareholders have indicated a wide range of opinions regarding share customization, from strongly preferring our original system of no share customization–the surprise box, or what is also known as farmer’s choice–to strongly preferring total share customization.

We Want to Please All of Our Shareholders

Through CSAware, we will still be offering customized shares, and also farmer’s choice shares in 2021. The amount of customization or non-customization you receive will depend on how you enter your product preferences in your account. The name of the share will be the same for everybody–2021 Vegetable Share–but how you enter your preferences (or don’t) will determine the amount of customization your share will receive.

Remember, everyone will receive the same share type, but the range of customization, from full to none, will be up to you.

Features of the CSAware Platform

  • Customize your vegetable share by rating the vegetables we grow according to your preferences, or don’t enter any vegetable preferences, and you’ll receive a farmer’s choice share
  • You have the option to adjust your box contents prior to each delivery
  • Leave out items you don’t want; add in items you want
  • Buy extra vegetables and herbs from our farm
  • Reschedule your deliveries 
  • Change your delivery location 

We have enjoyed our boxes tremendously; it has been so helpful to customize, and also to know in advance what we are receiving. We are proud to be members of the Angelic Organics CSA, and I’m glad we signed up for 2020.
     ~ Angelic Organics Shareholder

Angelic Organics Vegetable Shares

  • We grow all of the vegetables and herbs in our vegetable shares on our organic farm in Caledonia, Illinois. Our vegetables and herbs are certified organic, and local to the Chicago and Rockford regions. We also farm using biodynamic methods.
  • Customized vegetable shares are available as either 20 weekly or 10 every-other-week deliveries, from early June through late October.
  • Both weekly and every-other-week vegetable shares are the same size 3/4 bushel box. (The fullness of your box depends on your vegetable and herb selections.)
  • Learn more about our vegetable shares here: What’s In The Box?

Early Summer Vegetable Share

The Add-On Organic Fruit Share

  • You can add an organic fruit share to your vegetable share. While every vegetable that you receive from Angelic Organics is grown on our farm in Caledonia, Illinois, none of the fruit is (though our vegetable shares do include melons that we grow here at Angelic Organics).
  • The fruit share is available as 10 every-other-week deliveries from mid June until late October.
  • Please note that unlike the customized vegetable share, the fruit share is not customizable.
  • Learn more on our fruit share page.

Sample Fruit Share

Angelic Organics CSA Share Pricing

20-Week Vegetable Share

  • starts the week of June 27th, 2021
  • weekly delivery
  • $800

10-Week Vegetable Share

  • starts either the week of June 27th or July 4th, 2021
  • every-other-week delivery
  • $400

4-Week Extended Season Vegetable Share

  • 4 more deliveries after the main season has ended
  • weekly delivery
  • only available as an add-on to a main season vegetable share
  • $160

2-Week Extended Season Vegetable Share

  • 2 more deliveries after the main season has ended
  • every-other-week delivery
  • only available as an add-on to a main season vegetable share
  • $80

10-Week Fruit Share

  • starts either the week of June 14th or June 21st, 2021
  • every-other-week delivery
  • only available as an add-on to a main season vegetable share
  • $500

2-Week Extended Season Fruit Share

  • 2 more deliveries after the main season has ended
  • every-other-week delivery
  • only available as an add-on to a main season fruit share
  • $100

We Would Love to Grow Your Vegetables and Herbs

We hope you will join our farm for a culinary adventure, a cultural experience, and a rich connection to the land.

 …the subscription price is so reasonable, especially compared to what you’d pay for the same sub-par, tasteless produce that traveled 1,000s of miles at the grocery store.
    ~ Google Review

Ready to Sign Up for Your 2021 Angelic Organics CSA Share?

Remember to enter coupon code SUMMERTIME at checkout to receive your 20% discount when you sign up by Monday, June 14th.

Thank You for Your Interest in Angelic Organics

When you sign up for the 2021 growing season, your support will help us to plan ahead, to take good care of our farm team, and to make infrastructure repairs and equipment upgrades. Your support helps the planet to recover from the inundation of toxic chemicals via conventional farming. And, being a shareholder ensures your family a steady supply of healthy, locally grown vegetables and herbs for your kitchen. 

We know that people today are being offered many alternatives to the CSA model. However, only Community Supported Agriculture can bond you to an individual farm for you to know and cherish. Our mission is to provide you not just with food, but also with a farm that you can hold in your heart.

Still Undecided about Purchasing a 2021 CSA Share? Learn Even More.

The more you learn about our farm and Community Supported Agriculture, the more informed you will be about whether to join our farm. The following are more ways upon which to base your decision.

  • Feature documentary film about Angelic Organics, The Real Dirt on Farmer John, fifty years in the making, winner of 31 festival awards. Learn about your farm and your farmer from the comfort of your home.
  • Read past issues of Farm News
  • 400 five-star reviews (4.8 average rating) on FacebookYelp and Google.
  • More than 40 community delivery sites throughout Chicagoland
  • Home delivery to many zip codes in Chicagoland
  • Two popular free Farm Field Days per season–kids love these!
  • Free U-pick garden of flowers, herbs and beans
  • In business since 1990
  • Managed by Farmer John, who has 60 years of farming experience on the same farm
  • Great long-term fertility program which enhances carbon sequestration
  • USDA certified organic
  • Ample infrastructure and machinery to accommodate most weather woes
  • Educational programs through the Angelic Organics Learning Center
  • Check us out on Facebook

I love this CSA! Always fresh produce, great value for your money, and lots of convenient pick up locations throughout Chicago.
     ~ Yelp Review

Now Offering Wellness Partnerships with Workplaces and Places of Worship!

We are now offering partnerships with workplaces and places of worship to provide customized farm shares delivered directly to your workplace or place of worship. If you think your company or spiritual community might be a good fit for our program, learn more at Angelic Organics Workplace and Worship Wellness Program.

Why Join Our Farm?

There are numerous ways that you can receive your vegetables and herbs today. Explore the many reasons why you will benefit from being a shareholder of Angelic Organics here: Why Join Our Farm?

Angelic Organics CSA or Meal Kit Delivery?

We offer many features unavailable with meal kits. Learn more about these features at Angelic Organics CSA or a Meal Kit Service?

We love love love this CSA! We’ve been members of many before, including in the Central Valley of California, and Angelic is the best.
     ~ Google Review

If you have done all the suggested research above about CSA and our farm, you are now thoroughly prepared to decide if you want to join our CSA for 2021.

We hope you join us.

Farmer John

Sign Up for Your 2021 Angelic Organic CSA Share

Remember to enter coupon code SUMMERTIME at checkout to receive your 20% discount when you sign up by Monday, June 14th.