Not Too Late To Share in the 2014 Harvest!

Just learned about our awesome vegetable boxes, eggs and meat? Ready to start eating real food grown with integrity? That means:

  • vegetables harvested fresh and grown without chemicals
  • meat with no antibiotics, no GMO’s, no growth hormones, certified organic feed and plenty of pasture
  • eggs from pastured hens that only receive high quality certified organic feed
Read more about our growing practices here.

Vegetables

Fall Vegetable Shares Available Here

Each week, we choose 7-9 delicious items to include in the vegetable box. Contents change weekly and are based on what is fresh, ripe and ready to harvest.


Purchase a Single Vegetable Box or Custom Share any time during our season

Eggs

New! Fall Egg Shares Available Here

It’s the grasses, alfalfa, weeds and insects the hens enjoy that make an organic egg an exceptional egg. These are the highest quality eggs you can feed your family.


Purchase a single dozen any week of the season or sign up for the Custom Egg share to start eating real eggs.

Meat

Fall Meat Shares Available Here

We raise our animals clean – no GMO’s, no antibiotics, no growth hormones, certified organic feed for the pigs and chickens and plenty of pasture. Our beef is strictly grass fed grass finished.


Contact us to purchase a prorated meat share for the remainder of the season or to sample a few packages.

Pastured Pork – From Farm to Fork

We are excited to announce our next event here at the farm. Each year, we pasture and finish about 40 pigs. These pigs provide the organic pork for our CSA shares, retail sales and our own table.

On Sunday, November 9, Chef Dustin Allen of Edge restaurant in Peoria will join us here at the farm to present a class explaining how to properly divide a hog into the various cuts like pork chops, roasts, etc. This will be demonstrated on our own pastured organic hog. The hog will be prepared at Bittner's Locker prior to the event and then half the hog will be used for the class.

Following the class, we'll be serving a late afternoon picnic style lunch using our own organic pork and vegetables

For more information, including how to order online or by mail and the lunch menu, see our Pastured Pigs – From Farm to Fork page.

Winter Markets 2014 – 2015

Our CSA wraps up in November and then we kick off our Winter Market Season. We'll be offering fabulous winter salad greens, vegetables, meat, eggs and more at our winter markets beginning in December in both Peoria and Naperville.

Join our email list to find out market dates, locations and times plus the Shopping List for what we'll be offering at each market.

2015 CSA Sign Up Now Available!

Sign ups are now open for our 2015 vegetable, egg and meat shares, including fall 2015.

Click here to sign up online or by mail.


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Welcome to Broad Branch Farm


Broad Branch Farm is a chemical free farm located in north central Illinois. Since 1998, our family has been committed to producing clean, delicious local food for our community. Our growing practices surpass USDA organic standards for everything we produce – vegetables, chickens, eggs, beef, and pork. Not only is our food produced with the most environmentally sound growing practices, it also tastes really good. Every year, customers are amazed at how good real food can taste. It’s the soil, the way we care for it, the nutrients and the focus on building soil life that produces food like you’ve never tasted. Food with local farm energy! We firmly believe in the power of local organic food to nourish us, keep us healthy and protect our environment.

Our farm’s seasonal vegetables, pastured meat and eggs are marketed June - November through our CSA program. That’s 6 months of eating local food! Your family can purchase a share of vegetables, meat and/or eggs and we offer a very flexible delivery schedule. Read more about our CSA program or go to our Sign Up page to reserve your CSA shares.

You can also find our food at winter/spring markets from December – May. Add your email to our list to receive updates of when and where we’ll be offering our farm’s food after our CSA commitment is fulfilled.

The farmers at Broad Branch Farm - Brian, Anita, Lucy, Susannah and Laura

"We are created by the Earth, by the air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat. And, the energy in our bodies, it comes from the sun. We are the environment, whatever we do to the environment, we do directly to ourselves." - David Suzuki