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Looking for honey from local hives; raw honey with local pollen, Manuka honey, honey in combs or other types of honey in Chicago and Northeastern Illinois?  Scroll down this page and you will see the aall of thoses in Chicago and Northeastern Illinois, sorted by county. ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

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Updates for August 2020

August The bees have been busy and there's plenty of honey available now!

Local Honey listings, by county

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Boone County

Cook County

  • Cavallini's in the Park - Honey (retail), Honey (wholesale), Cranberry honey, Orange blossom honey, Comb honey, Raw honeys, The hives are not treated with chemicals, The bees forage in areas not sprayed with chemicals, The bees are not given antibiotics, Honey from hives on the farm, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area
    6700 South Street, Tinley Park, IL 60477. Phone: (708) 444-4946. Email: cavallinisinthepark@gmail.com. Open: Monday through Friday 5:15am to 1pm; Saturdays 6:30am to noon; Available for order online. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. Cavallini's offers organic, raw honey from a local apiary year-round. Honey comes from select crops (available while supplies last) such as cranberry and blueberry blossom. We have honey combs available, either dry or submerged in a jar of honey. (ADDED: September 07, 2019)
  • Sloanstead - Wildflower honey, Crystallized honey, Raw honeys,
    3733 N Lawndale Ave, Chicago, IL 60618. Phone: 312-380-1064. Email: orders@sloanstead.com. Open: Honey will be dropped off by pre - arrangement only; We currently do not ship Contact us to arrange purchase and dropoff. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Local drop off is prearranged with you for each request. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. We are not a commercial operation however wish to share our unique raw unfiltered honey with you. We like to meet each and every purchaser and if you want to purchase our honey, we will arrange a mutually acceptable dropoff location. Just click Contact Us on our site and fill out the form and we will be in touch. We offer raw honey from our own backyard hives right here in the Irving Park neighborhood of Chicago therefore nectar sources would be coming from the trees and vast array of flowers grown in the community. (ADDED: June 15, 2016)

Dekalb County

DuPage County

Ford County

Grundy County

Kane County

  • Blackberry Creek Honey Farm - Honey (retail), Blackberry honey, Clover honey, Wildflower honey, Comb honey, Raw honeys, Strained honey, Ultrafiltered honey, Whipped honey, Beeswax candles, Pollen, Other honey products,
    2 S. 599 Bliss Road, Sugar Grove, IL 60554. Phone: 630-291-7725. Email: beesdance2@gmail.com. Open: Monday through Sunday 8:00am to 9:oopm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. We give canning classes, soap making and candle making classes. We give lectures and demonstrations to interested groups. I am a member and on the Board of the Cook - Du Page Bee Association in Illinois. We are currently working on our new Web Page. Cherry and apple blossom orchard honey. Honey candy and Honey straws Honey Jams and preserves.
  • Spring Bluff Nursery - Uses natural growing practices, Honey (retail), The bees are not given antibiotics, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, gift shop, restrooms, picnic area (bring your own food), farm animals
    41w130 Norris Road, Sugar Grove, IL 60554. Phone: (630) 466-4278. Email: plants@springbluffnursery.com. Open: Monday to Saturday, from 9 am to 5 pm; Sunday 10 am to 4 pm, April 1 to October 31. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: 5 miles North of Sugar Grove off Bliss Road at Norris Road. Six miles West of Aurora. Please call for specific directions. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. U-Pick veggies include lettuce, okra, beets, peppers, tomatoes, eggplant, celery, cabbage, napa cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, onion, herbs, flowers, CSA program. (ADDED: April 14, 2020)
  • Thanksgiving Farm, Inc. - Uses natural growing practices, Honey (retail), Wildflower honey, Strained honey, Beeswax candles, Tours, Honey from hives on the farm, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours
    1221 Lindenwood Avenue, Aurora, IL 60506. Phone: 603-818-7594. Alternate Phone: 630-788-2712. Fax: 630-882-6892. Email: ThanksgivingFarm@live.com. Open: General hours: Monday to Friday 9 am to 3 pm; Saturday 9 am to Noon; Please call first to make sure someone will be in the store when you plan to come. Directions: From the intersection of Orchard Road and Jerico Road in Aurora, Illinois: Go East on Jerico Road 5 blocks to Lindenwood Avenue, turn South (right) on Lindenwood and go 5 blocks to our entrance gate Number 1. Then just follow the signs to parking. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check. We also offer camping on the farm for Scout Troops and specialize in educational presentations to school groups. Call for further information.

Kankakee CountyMeyers Bees

Kendall County

  • Meyer Bees - Honey (retail), Honey (wholesale), Wildflower honey, Comb honey, Raw honeys, Strained honey, Whipped honey, Beeswax candles, Other honey products, Beekeeping supplies, Tours, Honey from hives on the farm, restrooms
    2021 Holt Road, Minooka, IL 60447. Phone: (815) 521-9116. Email: contact@meyerbees.com. Open: Open year round; Sunday to Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm; Call or email first to be sure someone will be around before you visit us. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. All natural wildflower honey, only strained, never filtered or heated. We also have a showroom with a complete line of beekeeping supplies for purchase - woodenware, clothing, tools, treatments, feed items, bottling supplies, etc. We supply package bees, nucs and local queens and have a large queen rearing operation onsite consisting of 150+ hives. Honey extraction and bottling services available. Tours available. (ADDED: December 21, 2018)

Lake County

  • Honey Lake Bee Company - Honey (retail), Wildflower honey, Comb honey, Raw honeys, Ultrafiltered honey, Beeswax candles, Other honey products, Honey from hives on the farm, farm market
    580 Crooked Lane, Barrington, IL 60010. Phone: (847) 304-0830. Email: info@honeylakebeecompany.com. Open: By appointment only - we prefer that you call or order online first, then pickup is possible at our home. Directions: Come to the door; We do not have a store. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. Honey Lake Bee Company supplies local, raw, natural honey and beeswax candles. We attend the Barrington and Palatine Farmers Markets but pick up from our home is possible (please place order online first). We ship across the USA. For more information, visit our website at www.honeylakebeecompany.com. (ADDED: October 20, 2018)

LaSalle County

Marshall County

McHenry County

  • All Seasons Orchard - Honey (retail), Honey from hives on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), U-pick and already picked, farm market, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties are available, restrooms, inflatables/bounce house, jumping pillow, ziplines, pedal kart track, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, group reservations
    14510 Il Route 176, Woodstock, IL 60098. Phone: 815-338-5637. Email: info@allseasonsorchard.com. Open: daily rain or shine in September and October; Monday to Friday, from 10am to 5pm; Saturday and Sunday, from 10am to 6pm; Labor Day 10am to 6pm, Columbus Day 10am to 6pm; Email us if you would like to purchase honey November to August. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Honey updates: Click here for updates. Directions: All Seasons Orchard is a u-pick orchard located in Woodstock, IL on Route 176 West, 2.5 miles west of the intersection of Route 176 West and IL Route 47(IL Route 176 and Timber Lane).Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: February 14, 2017) 

Will County

  • Bronkberry Farms - Honey (retail), Raw honeys, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, porta-potties are available, picnic area (bring your own food), farm animals
    18061 S. Bronk Road, Plainfield, IL 60586. Phone: 815-436-6967. Open: mid April thru November 1st; Tuesday thru Sunday 9:00am to 6:00 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard.
  • Butterprint Farm - Honey (retail), Honey from hives on the farm, farm market, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, face painting, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    24936 S. 80th Avenue, Monee, IL 60449. Phone: 708-534-8801. Email: butterprintfarm@att.net. Open: Hours of operation: weekends from 10am till 6pm; School group tours weekdays; Times are flexible. Directions: Butterprint Farm is 35 miles south of Chicago off of I57. Take I 57 to the Monee-Manhattan exit. Turn right ,heading West for 3 miles to 80th avenue. Following the signs, turn right going north to the farm on top of the hill!. Click here for a map and directions. Open to the general public on weekends 10am to 6pm in October School group tours available weekdays by registration for October. Payment: Cash, only. There is much to see and do on the Butterprint Farm " winner of a Native Landscaping Award from the U.S.E.P.A. and the Chicago Wilderness Coalition. Live Entertainment on weekends, puppet shows, rubber ducky races, barrel car rides, early farm museum and nature center, and much more!.