Nature's Choice Farm is a local farm in the Downers Grove, Illinois area with a focus on providing grass-fed, natural, pasture-raised meats in Downers Grove raised with no hormones or antibiotics. Nature's Choice is committed to a pasture raised approach in farming and to treating our customers to the best local, natural meat near Downers Grove, IL. Our meat selections include grass-fed beef, pasture-raised chicken, pork, and natural eggs. Once you try our grass-fed beef, pasture-raised chicken, pork, and eggs, you won't be able to go back!
Not all farms near Downers Grove are created equal, and Eric and Samantha Sexton wanted to created a special farm when they started Nature's Choice Farm. Eric and Samantha moved to the Downers Grove area with the goal of starting a local farm committed to natural, pasture-raised meats in the Downers Grove area. In our first year, we raised 400 broiler chickens, 75 layers, and bought three Murray Grey cows and their calves. Now, we pasture-raise 3000 chickens, 100 hogs, 40 cattle, and 400 turkeys at our farm near Downers Grove, and our numbers are growing as we gain more customers through farmers' markets, on-farm sales, and our CSA. We pride ourselves on our grass-fed beef near Downers Grove and our ability to provide pasture-raised meats, pasture-raised eggs, and pasture-raised chickens to our Downers Grove customers.
Unlike animals at some other farms, our cattle are pasture-raised on luscious grasses and legumes spring, summer, and fall to insure that our grass-fed beef is healthy, natural, and delicious. During the winter, our cattle dine on hay, so we always raise grass-fed beef, no matter the season. We never supplement with grain or use any type of hormones or antibiotics in our pasture-raised, grass-fed beef. Unlike other grass-fed beef near Downers Grove that is not fed enough to gain weight in the winter months, our grass-fed beef is never tough. The hay keeps our grass-fed beef near Downers Grove gaining year-round. Try our grass-fed beef and pasture-raised meats near Downers Grove and notice a major difference in flavor, texture, and quality from typical store-bought beef. We take pride in raising our grass-fed beef and want everyone to be able to enjoy it. For the best in grass-fed beef in the Downers Grove area, try a cut from Nature's Choice Farm.
Our natural, pasture-raised chicken begins in the brooder house of our farm near Downers Grove. We order chicks from a hatchery and place them in a warm brooding house, and use pasture-raised chickens for meat and pasture-raised eggs near Downers Grove. These chickens are fed a specially designed diet that is free of hormones and antibiotics. The chicks remain in the brooder until they are feathered out and old enough to withstand the outside elements. These pasture-raised chickens near Downers Grove move to the pasture at 2-3 weeks, where their diet keeps their meat natural. Our pasture-raised chickens near Downers Grove are healthier than other chickens due to the balance of grasses and bugs that they eat outdoors. Our chickens at Nature's Choice Farm are raised to enjoy the outdoors, and because they are fed a healthy natural diet and have the freedom to roam in our pastures, our pasture-raised chicken near Downers Grove is delicious, natural, and healthy. You'll taste the difference of natural, pasture-raised chicken from your first bite. To add healthy, pasture-raised chickens near Downers Grove to your diet, contact Nature's Choice Farm.
The natural eggs that come from pasture-raised eggs from our layers are also healthier and tastier than other eggs due to the chickens' pasture-raised diet and our commitment to never using hormones or antibiotics on our egg-laying hens. Our pasture-raised eggs come from laying hens that all roam free, and there is a major difference in quality from store-bought eggs to pasture-raised eggs near Downers Grove. Pasture-raised eggs are more natural eggs and are healthier because the hens are healthier due to their diet and range to roam, making pasture-raised eggs a much healthier way to get eggs than from chickens raised in "factory farms." Pasture-raised chickens lay delicious, pasture-raised eggs near Downers Grove, so you can get fresh, hormone-free eggs for a healthier diet. Once you have tried fresh, natural eggs from pasture-raised chickens near Downers Grove, you will never want to use store-bought eggs again. Try pasture-raised eggs near Downers Grove.
The poultry selection at Nature's Choice Farm also includes turkey in addition to our free-range chickens and pasture-raised eggs near Downers Grove. Our natural turkeys are mainly available fresh for the Thanksgiving season, but are available frozen throughout the year. Our turkey, like our chicken, is natural, healthy, and pasture-raised turkey. As with other meats, our turkey is not raised with hormones or antibiotics, and our turkeys are quite happy in their outdoor pasture environment. Our turkey is a delicious fresh staple for Thanksgiving dinner. For antibiotic free turkey, pasture-raised turkey, and natural turkey near Downers Grove, IL, Nature's Choice Farm is the choice.
The natural pork at our Downers Grove area farm comes mainly from Tamworth and Poland China hogs and continue the tradition of pasture-raised meats at Nature's Choice Farm. They vary in color and thrive in pasture. The average pig is raised in a confinement facility where the pig sits on a grate and never touch ground, but our pigs are natural and pasture-raised so our pork is naturally exercised and flavorful. They are free to roam, root around, and graze on fresh pasture. You would be surprised at how much grass the pigs eat! As a result, our pork is natural, never treated with hormones or antibiotics, and much more flavorful than average pork. This kind of pasture-raised meats near Downers Grove makes a major difference in your diet, making flavorable meat a healthier option.
At Nature's Chioce Farm, we sell our grass-fed beef and pasture-raised chicken, turkey, and pork at local farmers' markets, at our farm itself (located near Downers Grove) and deliver to several areas near Downers Grove. We also offer a CSA, or Community Supported Agriculture. Customers can sign up for shares in the CSA and be guaranteed fifteen pounds of meat each month for three months: five pounds each of our grass-fed beef, natural pork, and pasture-raised chicken near Downers Grove, which they may pick up at our farm near Downers Grove or at one of our other local delivery points. A 3-month share in the CSA costs $330. Members may also sign up for the egg option in our CSA and receive four dozen of our natural eggs each month of the share on top of the fifteen pounds of pasture-raised meat. CSA members are guaranteed the first cuts of our pasture-raised meats near Downers Grove, including grass-fed beef in Downers Grove, pork, and pasture-raised chickens, before we package any to sell at our farm serving Downers Grove, IL and local farmers' markets, or to deliver to locations around the Downers Grove area.
Even if customers don't wish to take advantage of the CSA, there are plenty of opportunities to purchase our pasture-raised chicken and turkeys, natural pork, and grass-fed beef. In the summer months, all of our natural meats are available at local farmers' markets. Nature's Choice Farm travels to farmers' markets around the Downers Grove, Illinois, area, bringing quality, pasture-raised meat to customers there.
After the farmers' market season, customers can buy our grass-fed beef, natural chicken, and pasture-raised pork at one of many Nature's Choice Farm delivery points near Downers Grove. If you live outside the Downers Grove area and would like a delivery of beef, chicken, turkey, pork, or eggs, we can make arrangements. Our goal is to bring natural, pasture-raised meats in Downers Grove to as many people as we can. If you are looking for natural farms near Downers Grove, we encourage you to come to our farm to visit, purchase our natural meats, and see how we are able to produce such high-quality beef, pork, chicken, and turkey with our pasture-raised approach.
We have the utmost respect for our animals, raising them in the open air where they are free to roam and graze as they please. As a result, our pasture-raised and grass-fed beef, and our pasture-raised chicken, turkey, pork, and eggs are tastier and better for you than those from bigger "factory farms." Nature's Choice Farm started with the dream of providing quality, local, natural meat to the Downers Grove area and beyond. We're still committed to that idea, and we prove it with our grass-fed beef, pasture-raised chicken, natural turkeys, and pasture-raised pork which you can purchase at our on-farm store, at local farmers' markets in the summer, or at pick-up points during the farmers' market off season.
Spring Hours starting April 29th
10:00 A.M. -2:00 P.M.
Corner of Oak and Kansas Street (Historic Downtown)