Local Foods is a distributor and retailer of local food. Through our one-of-a-kind distribution center, grocery and event space, we bring the stories of producers to life. Local Foods makes it easy to eat local.
Local Foods’ store showcases the best of the Midwest, including the sustainable whole-animal meat mecca Butcher & Larder, and Stock, Chicago’s truest farm-to-table cafe.
Behind the scenes, Local Foods operates Chicago's first locally-focused wholesale distribution center dedicated to supplying the best local products to more than 250 of the city’s most acclaimed chefs, hotels, grocers, caterers, schools and institutions.
Local Foods is a mission-oriented organization, partnering with the area’s finest small-scale, family farms with the aim to revive and strengthen the Midwest’s local food system and infrastructure.