Where To Buy Chia Seed in Illinois

You can use organic chia seeds as part of a crust on oven fried meat or veggies – just add the seeds to the flour or cornmeal.

Chia Seed

Organic chia seed brands you may find in Illinois or online

Barlean's
Better Body Foods
Bioglan
Carrington Farms
Garden Of Life
Iswari
Maya Gold Organic
Melrose Health
Nature's Path
Navita Naturals
Nutiva
Real Food Source.Com
Rockwell's
Spectrum Organics
Sunfood Super Foods
Swanson Health Products
Tresomega Nutrition
Tru Vibe Organic
Viva Labs





Look for organic chia seed in each of Illinois’s counties


Where to buy organic goods in Illinois

ORGANIC FOOD

Applesauce, Beer, Bourbon, Chicken, Chocolate Milk, Cinnamon, Coconut Flour, Coconut Oil, Coconut Sugar, Coconut Water, Coffee Pods, Cookies, Corn Tortillas, Cranberry Sauce, Cupcakes, Donuts, Eggs, Energy Drinks, Flax Seed, Flour Tortillas, Fonio, Freekeh, Frozen Yogurt, Fudge, Gelato, Gin, Ginger Powder, Grass Fed Beef, Green Tea, Ground Coffee, Guacamole, Hemp Oil, Hemp Protein Powder, Hemp Seed, Hot Chocolate, Hot Sauce, Hummus, Ice Cream, Instant Coffee, Kamut, Liqueurs, Lupin, Macaroons, Milk, Muffins, Pies, Probiotics, Pu Erh Tea, Quinoa, Raw Honey, Red Palm Oil, Red Wine, Rum, Sake, Salsa, Smoothies, Soda, Sriracha Sauce, Teff, Tequila, Turmeric, Vodka, Wheat Bread, Whiskey, White Wine, Whole Bean Coffee

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, Birdseed, 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 chia seed

The Vitamin Shoppe – Springfield
Phone: (217) 546-3843
2802 Sw Plaza Drive
Springfield, IL 62704

Hours:
  • Sun: 11:00 AM – 6:00 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: 10:00 AM – 9:30 PM

The Vitamin Shoppe – Orland Park
Phone: (708) 226-0566
15131 South La Grange Road
Orland Park, IL 60462

Hours:
  • Sun: 11:00 AM – 6:00 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: 10:00 AM – 9:30 PM

The Vitamin Shoppe – Niles
Phone: (847) 759-9805
8600 West Golf Road
Niles, IL 60714

Hours:
  • Sun: 11:00 AM – 6:00 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: 10:00 AM – 9:30 PM

The Vitamin Shoppe – Chicago – Cicero
Phone: (773) 685-1432
4000 N Cicero
Chicago, IL 60641

Hours:
  • Sun: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Mon: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Tue: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Wed: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Thu: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Fri: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
  • Sat: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM

The Vitamin Shoppe – Chicago – Ashland
Phone: (773) 348-7987
3325 N. Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Hours:
  • Sun: 12:00 AM – 12:00 AM
  • Mon: 9:30 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Tue: 9:30 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Wed: 9:30 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Thu: 9:30 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Fri: 9:30 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sat: 9:30 AM – 9:00 PM

The Vitamin Shoppe – Chicago – Clybourn
Phone: (312) 202-0117
1590 North Clybourn Ave
Chicago, IL 60614

Hours:
  • Sun: 11:00 AM – 6:00 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: 10:00 AM – 9:30 PM

The Vitamin Shoppe – Bolingbrook
Phone: (630) 759-1392
123 North Weber Road
Bolingbrook, IL 60490

Hours:
  • Sun: 11:00 AM – 6:00 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: 10:00 AM – 9:30 PM

Whole Foods Market – Halsted and Wavela
Phone: (773) 472-0400
3640 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60613

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

UrbanOrchard
Phone: (773) 754-7235
5212 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60640

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

Treasure Island Foods
Phone: (773) 327-4265
3460 N Broadway St
Chicago, IL 60657

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

Common Ground Grocery
Phone: (309) 829-2621
516 N Main St
Bloomington, IL 61701

Hours:
  • Sun: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Mon: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Tue: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wed: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Thu: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Fri: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Sat: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Back to Nature- Wheeling
Phone: (847) 520-8358
259 E. Dundee Rd.
Wheeling, IL 60090

Hours:
  • Sun: CLOSED
  • Mon: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Tue: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Wed: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Thu: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Fri: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Sat: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM



About Chia Seed

Organic chia seeds can be ground in a blender or coffee grinder, into a fine meal. Use this powder as a thickener in the same manner you would use the whole seeds. The ground meal will mix into recipes a bit easier than whole seeds, with all the same nutritional benefits.

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 Medium drought tolerance, the chicory (Cichorium intybus) is in the Aster family. It requires a minimum temperature of -43°F.

The fruit/seed period of the chicory runs from Summer to Fall. It si propogated by Seed and has a bloom period in Mid Summer.

In areas with an annual rainfall of between 20 and 60 inches, you might find the chicory, which is Introduced to IL.

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!


Chia Seed Info

Mix one tablespoon of ground organic chia seeds with three tablespoons of water to replace eggs in baking – the gel helps keep baked goods structured.

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