The Many Benefits of Joining our CSA Farm

When you join our farm, you will enjoy more than just the nutritious, organic food from our fields.

Choose the Vegetables and Herbs that You Want

In partnership with Harvie, a farm share customization platform, we will provide you with a farm share customized to your preference. Rate each vegetable and herb that we grow according to your taste, and receive the vegetables and herbs that you love! (And leave out what you don’t like.)

Choose a Convenient Delivery Option

We probably deliver to a site near you. Check out our community delivery sites page to find a pickup location near you. We also offer home delivery in partnership with Chicago Messenger Service, to most zip codes within 45 miles of Chicago. Check out our home delivery page to see if home delivery is available to your zip code.

Teach Your Kids Where Their Food Comes From

Your children are young citizens of the earth. As a shareholder, you can share our farm with your kids.

We’ve been shareholders for over 20 years and I can’t imagine summer without the weekly CSA box from Angelic Organics. When our kids were young they ran home from school on “veggie day” eager to see what was in the box and, because it was grown on THEIR farm, they all ate every kind of vegetable. Now, as young adults, they continue to cook and eat fresh vegetables and have a robust understanding of what it takes to get fresh, healthy food from farm to table. Becoming Angelic Organics shareholders when our oldest was 3 was one of the best child-rearing decisions we made!
~ Yelp Review

Know Your Farmer

John Peterson, known to many as Farmer John, has been farming since he started milking cows in the family dairy barn in 1958 at age nine. He has been growing organic vegetables for his Community Supported Agriculture shareholders on the same family farm since 1990. Farmer John considers farming to be as much of an art as it is a craft.

Farmer John

Receive Cooking and Recipe Tips Customized to Your Box

Wondering what to do with all those vegetables? Most of the vegetables we grow are common to the Midwest, such as tomatoes, sweet corn, potatoes, and broccoli, and a few are not so common, such as kohlrabi, arugula and celeriac. Your farm share comes with recipes customized to each week’s box, plus storage and handling tips.

Receive Fresh, Local and Sustainable Produce

Any company can claim that their food is fresh, local and sustainable. There are no legal standards for these terms. (Of course, all food is local where it is harvested.) Because of the direct route from our farm to your kitchen (less than a two hour drive to Chicago), you are assured of local and fresh, since our vegetables and herbs are typically harvested just a day or two before they are delivered to you.

Since we are certified organic and we use Biodynamic methods you can be assured that our farm is sustainable and that our food is brimming with vitality.

 

Biodynamic Broccoli, Early Spring

Eat with the Seasons

You purchase a share of our vegetable harvest in advance of the growing season. Starting in early June, every week or every other week, you will receive a ¾ bushel box of farm fresh, certified organic vegetables and herbs customized to your preference, equivalent to about 1 ½ grocery bags in volume.

We’ve loved learning what vegetables are in season when and are so excited to see what’s in our upcoming box.
~ Facebook Review

At the height of the season, your box may contain over 20 lbs of produce. A full 20-week vegetable share generally satisfies the needs of two people with a vegetarian diet or four people with a mixed diet.

Greenhouse, Spring

Eggplant Seedlings, Spring

Transplanting Choi, Spring

Beet Transplants, Spring

Scallions, Early Season

Lettuce, Early Season

Spinach, Early Season

Baby Greens Harvest, Early Season

Watermelons, Mid-Season

Heirloom Tomatoes, Mid-Season

Young Sweet Corn, Mid-Season

Sweet Corn Harvest, Mid-Season

Ready to Eat, Mid-Season

Garlic, Mid-Season

Carrots, Late Season

Washing Carrots, Late Season

Cabbage, Late Season

Potato Harvest, Late Season

Spaghetti Squash Harvest, Late Season

Beets, Late Season

Winter Squash Harvest, Late Season

Field Day, Late Season

See You Next Year

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Belonging to Angelic Organics will provide you with your choice of vegetables and herbs that are in season in this region.

To learn more about your vegetable share throughout the season, go to What’s in The Box?

Stay Informed With Farm News

Your box comes with Farm News, an entertaining and informative newsletter written by Farmer John.

Farm News that John composes with each delivery is always heartfelt, insightful and educational…
~ Facebook Review

Watch the Feature Documentary The Real Dirt on Farmer John

For a unique farm experience, watch The Real Dirt on Farmer John to learn about your farm and your farmer from the comfort of your home. Fifty years in the making, the feature documentary garnered 31 film festival awards and has been seen by over 20 million people worldwide.

What makes our CSA even more special is the fact that our farmer is also gifted in the arts. He [was the subject of] a film, depicting the history and struggles of what it means to be a farmer.
~ Facebook Review

Visit the Farm

Attend a Field Day
Join us for Field Days. We host two Field Days per season where we offer full-day opportunities to visit the farm.

Pick a Bouquet of Flowers in our U-Pick Garden
Harvest beans, peas and a bouquet of flowers from our U-Pick Garden, open from late June through September.

Braden and Bennet pick beans in the U-Pick Garden at a Field Day

Manage Your Membership Online

Customize Your Box
A few days before each delivery, you will receive a projection of your box contents based on the vegetable preferences you entered when you signed up. You will then have the opportunity to adjust the contents of your upcoming delivery.

Reschedule Your Deliveries
Log in to your account to reschedule your delivery at least three days in advance of its scheduled arrival.

Schedule a Temporary Pickup Location Change
Log in to your account to schedule a temporary pickup location change at least three days in advance.

Receive Pickup Reminder Emails
You will receive a pickup reminder email the evening before your box is delivered.

Angelic Organics CSA or Meal Kit Delivery?

Perhaps you would prefer a meal kit delivery service. In spite of the allure of meal kit services, our CSA offers many features that no meal kit delivery service provides. If you are deciding between Angelic Organics CSA and a meal kit delivery service, Angelic Organics offers many features unavailable with meal kits. Learn more about these features at Angelic Organics CSA or a Meal Kit Service?

You Can Count on Us

We have had great success filling our CSA boxes to the brim with vibrant produce for the past many seasons. Don’t take our word for it: read 400 five star reviews (4.8 average rating) on FacebookYelp and Google. Also, browse Instagram photos from our shareholders.

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

Learn More About Community Supported Agriculture

To learn more about how CSA works, go to What is CSA?

 

 …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

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.