NEW! -- Winter Deliveries Start in Late January

New for 2014! We are pleased to announce that Winter Shares are now available. Winter Shares will be delivered once a month from January to March for a total of 3 deliveries. Registration deadline is January 20th. Winter shares will be available at the following sites:
  • Tuesdays from 4:30 to 6:30 in Lake Forest (1/28, 2/25, 3/25)
  • Tuesdays from 4:30 to 6:30 at Grayslake Farm (1/28, 2/25, 3/25)
  • Wednesdays from 4:30 to 6:30 in Barrington (1/29, 2/26, 3/26)
  • Thursdays from 4:30 to 6:30 in Oak Park (1/30, 2/27, 3/27)
Winter Egg Share $17  The egg share consists of one dozen brown eggs per month. There are 3 deliveries during the winter season. You may order as many egg shares as you like. Our chickens are fed a wholesome, diverse diet of grains, vegetables and fruits. They can move around freely with plenty of access to clean water, fresh air and sunlight.
Winter Dairy Share $85  The Winter Dairy Share consists of 3 monthly deliveries. The dairy share highlights the work of licensed Wisconsin dairy artisans located in the beautiful countryside surrounding our Brodhead farm. (Please note that winter dairy shares are larger than our spring, summer and fall dairy shares.) Each month from January to March you will receive:
  • 2 quarts lowfat, rBGH-free yogurt (1 plain and 1 vanilla) from Sugar River Dairy
  • 2 8-ounce handmade butters from Nordic Creamery (1 traditional and 1 specialty such as maple or garlic-basil)
  • a selection of 2 or 3 cheeses crafted by family-scale dairy farmers and local creameries (a total of about 1.5 lbs)
  • a newsletter featuring information about the farmers and creameries plus a selection of recipes


Winter Meat Share $205  The Winter Meat Share consists of 3 monthly deliveries. Each month you will receive a 10-11 lb box containing a variety of familiar and easy-to-prepare cuts.  Meat shares vary from month to month. A typical meat share might include:
  • 1 5-lb chicken
  • 1 package of bacon
  • 1 package of pork bratwurst
  • 2 packages of hamburger
  • 1 beef roast or 2 pork chops
The registration deadline for Winter Shares is January 20th. Happy New Year and thank you for supporting family farms!

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  • Margaret Sheaffer