ADVERTISERS

This is a listing of our current advertising partners. Please support these fine products, eating establishments, farms and businesses, as they are aligned with our mission to tell the stories of good food and good people.

DINING AND DRINK ESTABLISHMENTS

Duke’s Alehouse & Kitchen

SUBURBAN NORTH

Farm-to-table sourced, local and organic American menu, over 150 craft beers. Also a vegetarian menu. Easy trip from Chicago on the Metra train. 110 N. Main St., Crystal Lake, 815-356-9980; thedukeabides.com

Piccolo Sogno

WEST LOOP

Fresh, seasonal rustic Italian fare, house made pastas. Award-winning menu and summer patio. 464 N. Halsted St., 312-421-0077; piccolosogno.com

Uncommon Ground

EDGEWATER & LAKEVIEW

Celebrating 25 years! Local, seasonal, organic menu and beverages featuring the Greenstar Organic Brewery at both locations. Devon location: 1st first certified organic rooftop farm in the country. EDGEWATER: 1401 W. Devon Ave., 773-465-9801; LAKEVIEW: 3800 N. Clark St., 773-929-3680; uncommonground.com

BED AND BREAKFAST, RETREATS

Haan’s 1830 Inn

Take a trip back in time this season to historic Mackinac Island, MI, and stay at a beautifully restored Greek rRevival home. Open May–October. Family-owned, -restored and -operated for three generations. Children welcome. 906-847-6244; mackinac1830inn.com

CULINARY EVENTS

Chicago Gourmet

Created by the Illinois Restaurant Association and presented by Bon Appétit, is an annual a two-day food and drink extravaganza that includes many of Chicago’s and the country’s finest culinary professionals. Seminars, exhibitors, chef demonstrations, workshops, book signings and more. The 10th anniversary theme is architecture. September 22-24, 2017 Millennium Park; 312-380-4129; chicagogourmet.org

FINE DINING CLUBS

Chicago Gourmets

Membership club where guests enjoy fine dining at some of the Chicago area’s hottest restaurant establishments. Join like-minded foodies for great food, drink and conversation. Celebrating 20 years this coming fall. 847-571-1499; chicagourmets.org

FOOD AND DRINK PRODUCTS

Ludwig Farmstead Creamery

Award-winning, fifth-generation Illinois family farm producing European-style raw milk farmstead artisan aged cheeses. Certified Humane. Find Ludwig’s at Green City Market, Woodstock Market and retail locations in Chicagoland including Eataly, Mariano’s and Southport Grocery. For a full listing of locations call or visit the website: 217-213-3048; or visit  ludwigfarmsteadcreamery

 Yogi Tea

The Yogi Tea collection offers 60 varieties of herbal, green and black teas that are rich in flavor and healthy for you. All Yogi Teas are made with natural and organic ingredients, and many are certified organic. 800-285-6457; yogiproducts.com

GARDEN AND LANDSCAPING

Christy Webber Landscapes

Based in Chicago for 20 years, award- winning experience and passion provide detailed, high-quality landscape design, construction and maintenance, also featuring Edible Landscape design and classes. Visit their farm and garden retail store. 773-533-0477; christywebber.com

HOME AND GARDEN PRODUCTS

HOME SERVICES

Country Financial

Insures your car, home and family. Also a proud presenting sponsor of Chicago’s Farmers Markets and the annual Country Chef challenge. 866-268-6879; countryfinancial.com

LOCAL FARMERS, CSA FARMS AND MARKETS SERVICING CHICAGOLAND

Band of Farmers

Is CSA project of Illinois Stewardship Alliance, and is made up of a network of CSA farms and supporters that serve the greater Chicago area offering farm- fresh produce, fruit and much more to members. Chicagoland pick up sites. Sign up now for shares: 708-370-8017; bandoffarmers.org

Heartland Meats

All- natural USDA Piedmontese beef raised without the use of added hormones. Illinois multi-generational family farm and American Humane certified. Visit their table at the Evanston, Green City, Oak Park Markets and a listing of retail locations at the website. Wholesale also available: 815-538-5326; Hheartlandmeats.com

Jake’s Country Meats

Pasture-raised, natural pork without antibiotics. Also sourcing the best -tasting Great Lakes Ffish. Jake’s is at many market locations throughout Chicagoland including Green City and Logan Square Farmers Markets. Check the website for a full listing of markets and retails locations: 269-445-3020; jakescountrymeats.com

 SPECIALTY FOOD STORES

Dirk’s Fish & Gourmet Shop

Chicago’s premier sustainable fish and seafood shop. Eat in or pick up. Events, weekly demos and cooking classes. 2070 N. Clybourn Ave., Chicago. 773-404-3475; dirksfish.com

Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine

High-quality cheeses, wines and artisan food products. Retail store locations in Lakeview, Loop, Chicago French Market and Andersonville. Online ordering and gift catalog: 800-721-4781; pastoralartisan.com