ORDER PICKUP DATE:  Saturday, October 26 from 9:00 a.m. to noon

ORDER DEADLINE:  Friday, October 11  

Chicago Audubon’s annual birdseed sale is underway! Your purchases directly support Chicago Audubon’s educational outreach and programs enriching birds and the environment. And the high-quality seed available through this sale is great for the birds. Forty percent of your total purchase is tax deductible. Please consider purchasing seed through us this year and inviting your family, friends and neighbors to participate as well!

There are 3 ways to place your order: 

  1. Secure Online - You may complete your order here using your credit card.

  2. Mail - You may print the order form (PDF) and mail it to the address printed on the form. Please provide all requested contact information whether you are enclosing a check or filling in credit card information (do not mail cash).

  3. Call our office - You may call our office at 773-539-6793.  If there is no answer, please leave your name and phone number and someone will call you back.

    Please note an order called or mailed into the office using a credit card will be placed online by office personnel.

Location preference:  No matter how you place your order, be sure to indicate your pickup location preference so that we know where to have your seed delivered and provide a phone number where you may be reached on seed pickup day. The phone number is critical to ensuring you receive your seed on pickup day. 

Pickup day reminders:  As a courtesy to our purchasers, everyone who has placed an order will be called a few days in advance of pickup for a reminder of the upcoming date and time. If you are unable to pick up your order on October 26, please make arrangements for someone to pick it up for you and be sure they know to be at your chosen pickup location between 9:00 a.m. and noon. 

Volunteers:  We could not hold this event without volunteers helping us organize and distribute bags of birdseed on pickup day at both the Chicago and River Forest locations. Volunteers are welcome for all or part of the morning, from 8:00 a.m. to noon. If you are able to help us, please indicate your preference for hours and location on the order form, or you may call our office at 773-539-6793. You do not have to place an order to be a volunteer. Remember, without our volunteers this wonderful sale would not be possible! 

Pickup Locations: 

Nature House, 3100 West Grand Ave, Chicago. Nature House is one block north of Chicago Ave and one block east of Kedzie Ave. Go to the loading area behind the building. If you have problems locating this address, call Chris at 312-520-1266. 

Good Earth Greenhouse & Café, 7900 West Madison, River Forest. If you have any issues or need directions, call Chris at 312-520-1266. 

Thank you for your order.  We also wish to extend many, many thanks to both Good Earth and Nature House for hosting our pickup day again this year.

Black-Capped Chickadee, Photo by Pawel Los