Where To Buy Birdseed in Illinois

Put your bird feeder in an open area so visiting birds don’t feel closed in when eating. It’s also a good idea to put them near shrubs or trees.

Birdseed

Organic birdseed brands you may find in Illinois or online

Alpiste
BirD-elicious!
Dr. Harvey's
Handy Pantry
Harrison's Bird Foods
Momma Bird's
MySafeBirdStore
TOPs Parrot Food
Twin Beaks Aviary





Look for organic birdseed in each of Illinois’s counties


Where to buy organic goods in Illinois

ORGANIC FOOD

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ORGANIC BODY

Acne Treatment, Anti Aging Products, Baby Clothes, Condoms, Cotton, Hair Conditioner, Lotion, Mouthwash, Onesies, Personal Lubricant, Sensitive Skin Care Products, Shampoo, Skin Cream, Socks, Toothpaste

ORGANIC HOME

All Purpose Cleaner, Bedding, Bird Foods, Carpet Cleaner, Cat Beds, Cat Food, Cat Litter, Cat Treats, Cotton Sheets, Dish Soap, Dishwasher Detergent, Dog Beds, Dog Food, Dog Treats, Fertilizer, Furniture Polish, Latex Mattresses, Laundry Detergent, Lawn Care Products, Mattresses, Pet Beds, Pet Food, Pet Treats, Pillowcases, Root Stimulator

Locations throughout Illinois that may carry organic birdseed

Petco – Wood Dale Center
Phone: +1 (630) 766-7387
391 West Irving Park Road
Wood Dale, IL 60191

Hours:
  • Sun: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Mon: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Tue: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Wed: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Thu: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Fri: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Petco – Rockford
Phone: +1 (815) 229-0184
6305 East State Street
Rockford, IL 61108

Hours:
  • Sun: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Mon: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Tue: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Wed: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Thu: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Fri: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Petco – McHenry
Phone: +1 (815) 385-3901
2242 North Richmond Road
McHenry, IL 60051

Hours:
  • Sun: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Mon: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Tue: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Wed: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Thu: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Fri: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Petco – Hillside
Phone: +1 (708) 493-2237
160 South Mannheim Road
Hillside, IL 60162

Hours:
  • Sun: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Mon: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Tue: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Wed: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Thu: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Fri: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Petco – Hodgkins
Phone: +1 (708) 485-7387
9270 Joliet Road #400
Hodgkins, IL 60525

Hours:
  • Sun: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Mon: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Tue: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Wed: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Thu: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Fri: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Petco – Crystal Lake
Phone: +1 (815) 356-7387
230 South Virginia Street #880
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Hours:
  • Sun: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Mon: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Tue: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Wed: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Thu: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Fri: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Petco – Calumet City
Phone: +1 (708) 868-1442
460 River Oaks West
Calumet City, IL 60409

Hours:
  • Sun: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Mon: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Tue: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Wed: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Thu: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Fri: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

PetSmart – Broadview
Phone: +1 (708) 344-2951
500 Broadview Village Square
Broadview, IL 60155

Whole Foods Market – Park Ridge
Phone: (847) 292-7100
225 W. Touhy Ave
Park Ridge, IL 60068

Hours:
  • Sun: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Mon: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Tue: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Wed: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Thu: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Fri: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Sat: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Whole Foods Market – Orland Park
Phone: (708) 364-1350
15260 S. LaGrange Road
Orland Park, IL 60462

Hours:
  • Sun: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Mon: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Tue: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Wed: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Thu: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Fri: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Sat: 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Trader Joe's – Orland Park
Phone: (708) 349-9021
14924 S. La Grange Road
Orland Park, IL 60462

Hours:
  • Sun: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Mon: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Tue: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Wed: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Thu: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Fri: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Southtown Health Foods
Phone: (773) 233-1856
2100 W 95th St
Chicago, IL 60643

Hours:
  • Sun: CLOSED
  • Mon: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Tue: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Wed: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Thu: 9:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Fri: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Sat: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM



About Birdseed

Approximately 67 million birds die each year after being exposed to pesticides. People who use organic bird seed don’t have to worry about adding to these statistics. They feed both pets and wild birds food that has not been exposed to pesticides so they provide all of the nutrients without the dangers.

Health & Community in Illinois

Health and Community info

Organic Food Growing in Illinois

Trees, shrubs and ground plants can be combined in a low-maintenance garden settings to produce edible food for the kitchen.  Seeds, nuts, fruits and herbs can be harvested from a multi-layered food forest.

A food forest contributes to a diet with more organic options.

Permaculture design embraces food forests which have horizontal layers such as the canopy and a vertical layer such as vines.

You might find the following plants in a Illinois food forest. These are all routinely available through many garden suppliers.

Known as having a High drought tolerance, the American beech (Fagus grandifolia) is in the Beech family. It requires a minimum temperature of -44°F.

In areas with an annual rainfall of between 28 and 80 inches, you might find the American beech, which is Native to IL.

The fruit/seed period of the American beech runs from Summer to Fall. It si propogated by Bare root, Container, Seed and has a bloom period in Mid Spring.

Not every plant species listed as a food forest candidate in Illinois will thrive in your specific climate or area.

Take a weekend trip to your local garden supply store and learn more about which plants, shrubs and ground cover will be a great fit for your food forest.

We want to hear from you! Show us your awesome food forest by submitting a photo and we may feature your paradise!


Birdseed Info

Different birds need different types of organic bird seeds. Find a seed for your specific type of bird so he will get the nutrients he needs.

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