Loaded Bikes

Chicago's bike delivery service for local food

CSA Delivery Service

We deliver CSA shares all over Chicago, by bike!

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Here’s how it works: Find a CSA share program that works for you. There’s tons of great farms in the Chicago area to choose from. Contact us to figure out what delivery options are available, and which pickup spot you should choose for your CSA, based on your location. Sit back and wait for your weekly or biweekly local produce delivery! 

Projected full-season rates start at $9/week, so contact us if you’re thinking of a delivery option for your local food. Rates do vary slightly depending on distance, and on how efficient a route we can arrange, so knowing about your needs in advance will help us to determine the rates all season.

Also available: compostable food scrap pick-up, and last-minute or one-time delivery (for those weeks when you just can’t make it to the pick-up spot on time). We are also open to barter.

Contact us with any questions!

loadedbikes@gmail.com

773.349.2308

Discount!

NEW THIS YEAR! 

We’ve always been open to bartering, but this year we’d like to offer you an even easier discount - just refer your friends to us for home delivery of their CSA shares, and we’ll give you one week of your share delivered for free, for each of your referrals who signs up with us for a full season. 

So share with your friends, and encourage them to support local farms and our sustainable delivery service!

Contact us!

Fill out the following form for more information or to talk about your delivery options!

2014 CSA Delivery Zone

Spring is finally here and you know what that means…Plenty of sunshine to cheer us up after that long winter, and the summer CSA season is just around the corner!

Delivery for the 2014 season is generally available within the zone drawn here: Click to see the map.

Of course, as always, rates and availability depend on your location, the distance from the pickup spot, and other factors. So please get in touch with us ASAP to chat about our options for working with you this year to get those veggies to you! Fill out THIS FORM or shoot an email over to loadedbikes@gmail.com with your name, address, and the name of the farm you’d like to work with, if you’ve already picked one out.

**Delivery may be available outside of this zone, so please do still get in touch if you’d like to discuss that, and we’ll see what we can do. 

**Add compost pick-up to your delivery for an extra surcharge!

Peasants Plot Tomato Share 2014

This year only! Subscribe to the 2014 Tomato Share with our lovely friends at Peasants Plot. Home delivery by bicycle available, too!

Weekly home deliveries within this zone (see map below or click here) available for $100 for the whole season.

Contact us with questions, or to arrange a delivery outside of this area!

loadedbikes@gmail.com

Includes the following zipcodes:
60601, 60602, 60603, 60604, 60606, 60607, 60610, 60611, 60612, 60613, 60614, 60618, 60622, 60625, 60640, 60642, 60647, 60654, 60657, 60659, 60660, 60661 

Reference here: http://www.zipmap.net/Illinois/Cook_County/Chicago.htm if you are unsure of your zipcode.

Last-minute deliveries

Forgot you were going to be out of town for the day, or got scheduled to work, and won’t be able to make it to your CSA pickup site? Don’t want to lose your share for the week?

We still offer delivery even if you aren’t signed up for a full season of our delivery service. Just give us at least 24 hours notice, and we’ll try and fit you into our schedule! Send a detailed email with the name of the farm, pickup site and delivery location (probably your home or office, or maybe a friend’s house…) and we will get back to you with a price quote ASAP!

Compost pick-up now available! Schedule a weekly pick-up or simply contact us when your bin is full. 

Compost pick-up now available! Schedule a weekly pick-up or simply contact us when your bin is full. 

For over 25 years, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) has become a popular way for consumers to buy local, seasonal food directly from a farmer.

Here are the basics: a farmer offers a certain number of “shares” to the public. Typically the share consists of a box of vegetables, but other farm products may be included. Interested consumers purchase a share (aka a “membership” or a “subscription”) and in return receive a box (bag, basket) of seasonal produce each week throughout the farming season.