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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 northwest Illinois?  Scroll down this page and you will see the aall of thoses in northwest 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 May 2024

May 2024: The bees are just waking up in the northern hemisphere, so it will be a few months before 2024 honey is ready, but most apiaries have plenty from the last season in stock

Local Honey listings, by county

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Bureau County

  • Plow Creek Farm - Honey (retail), Raw honeys, Strained honey, Honey from hives on the farm, porta-potties are available
    19183 Plow Creek Road, Tiskilwa, IL 61368. Phone: 815-646-4862. Email: Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Plow Creek Farm is located 8 miles south of Princeton, Illinois and 3/4 miles east of the town of Tiskilwa, on Tiskilwa Bottom Road (also known as County Road-23 or First Street). Click here for a map and directions. We are Certified naturally grown for all crops. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. We also have a CSA available. How it works: You buy a CSA share to receive a box of Plow Creek Farm's produce each week for the growing season (18 or 22 weeks depending on pick-up location). The 18 week season for Peoria pick-up runs from June-September. The 22 week season for Evanston, Naperville, and on-farm (Tiskilwa) pick up runs from June-October. Shares differ each week depending on what is fresh and in season. Each week you will receive between 5-7 different types of vegetables. Fresh fruit will be part of the share most weeks. (UPDATED: January 17, 2016)

Carroll County

Henry County

Jo Daviess County

  • Wooded Wonderland - Uses natural growing practices, Honey (retail), Honey from hives on the farm, gift shop, porta-potties are available, picnic area, school tours
    616 S. Devil's Ladder Road, Galena, IL 61036. Phone: 815-777-1223. Alternate Phone: 815-777-3426. Email: Open: Monday to Sunday, from 7am to 7pm, July to September for Blueberries Monday to Sunday, from 8am to 5pm, September to June for Country Store and Sawmill. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Blueberries: July 1 to September 15 Honey: Year-round. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. Organic Blueberries, Honey.

Lee County

Mercer County

Ogle County

Putnam County

Rock Island County

Stark County

Stephenson County

Whiteside County

Winnebago County

  • Lost and Found Farm - Honey (retail), Crystallized honey, Raw honeys, Strained honey, Whipped honey, Other honey products, 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
    6642 Latham Road, Rockford, IL 61101. Phone: (815) 316-7345. Open: Available by appointment; Also visit our farms Facebook page for updated info on product availability and times. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Venmo, PayPal, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Fermented Garlic Honey. (ADDED: July 30, 2021)