Greater Grand Rapids CSAs

csaBelow is information as gleaned from publicly available sources. As I have discovered over the years, farmers are often busy planting/growing/harvesting/planning and don’t always update their websites or social media. So please be sure to verify prices and pickup information with them directly!

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Questions? Additions to the list below? Contact us:  info@eatlocalwestmichigan.com
Blackacre Farm Products   *Fresh, ecologically produce, high quality and delicious fruits, vegetables and honey

*Young family farmers
*Strawberries all season!
* 3 pickup locations; Fulton Market, Metro Health Market and Farm
* Summer and Full Season, Half and Full Shares
Please call or email with any questions, and check us out at facebook.com/blackacrefarmproducts

Blackbird Farms    *Full shares are $500. Small shares are $275. (Both are wkly pick-ups.)

*Pick-up times and locations: 

–Wednesdays, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Living Stones Academy (1415 Lyon NE, Grand Rapids)

–Thursdays, 5:00-7:00 p.m., Blackbird Farms (5213 Roosevelt, Coopersville)

–Saturdays, 9:00-noon, Sweewater Local Foods Market (6401 Harvey, Muskegon)

*The season begins in early June and runs through the end of October.  *Your share also includes invitations to two on-farm events for members to celebrate with one another the beginning and conclusion of the season.

Blandford Nature Center Farm    Our CSA is a great way to receive fresh and healthy produce from our farm for your family. Sign up today to get a variety of produce such as kale, beets, peppers and tomatoes from June to October! $510. Partial shares $300. On Farm- 3143 Milo St NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534: Tuesday 4pm to 6:30pm. Fulton St Farmers Market- 1147 Fulton St., Grand Rapids, MI 49503 Wednesdays 8am to 1pm; Fridays 8am to 1pm.

Chimney Creek Farm    Pick up on the farm – $585 per year / $355 half share
Home/office delivery charge (Grand Rapids and surrounding metro area) – $100 / $50 half share

Half Share – The Half Share is an every other week box of fresh vegetables (about a paper grocery bag full). For the single person or vegetable-lite household. Season runs from early June through late October (10 weeks). Half share gets the same vegetables as the full share – just every other week.

Premium Share  add on – West Michigan has an abundance of tasty foods that we will bring to you each week including: Fruits (strawberries, cherries, apples, peaches, blueberries, raspberries, plums), Vegetables (asparagus, mushrooms), Flowers, Jams & Jellies, Honey, Maple Syrup, and more. We don’t grow/produce most of these items ourselves but all are local. We strive to source the most healthy options but some may be conventionally grown. Can only be added on to a full or half vegetable share. No extra charge for delivery. Full Share (20 weeks) – $200 Half Share (10 weeks) – $100

Earthkeeper Farm    Length of 2016 season:
Twenty two weeks, starting June 7, 2016, and ending November 5, 2016

Pick-up options:
When you sign up, let us know which pick-up option you’d like.
Tuesdays 3:30-6pm or Saturdays 10am-noon

Location:   The Holland Town Center – 12330 James Street, Holland, MI 49424
*note – all pick ups are at the Town Center this farming season*

Price:  For 2016 we will  be offering shares for $375

Full Hollow Farm    CSA members pay up front and enjoy the abundance of the harvest for 22 weeks. We offer a Full Share at $500 and a Half Share at $285. Half shares also choose if they’d like to start their CSA the first or second week of June, and then continue picking up their share every other week until the end of October.
Pick up times and Locations:
On Farm pick up in Belding on Tuesdays from 5pm-7pm.
Rockford Pickup at North Middle School Parking Lot on Tuesdays from 5pm-7pm.
At Jamie’s parents’ place in Lowell on Tuesdays from 5pm-7pm.
Fulton St. Farmers Market in Grand Rapids on Wednesdays from 5pm-7pm.

Green Wagon Farm    Full Share: 22 weeks of veggies from June 7/8 – November 1/2 $500.00

*Note: A year-round option is also available for $100 a month. There is currently a waitlist, contact to be added to the list. It’s a rolling share that you can stop at any time. Pickups are at any of the pickup locations below for the summer CSA and the rest of the year they are at the Fulton Street Market on Saturdays from 10-1PM.

Working Full Share: Shareholder commits to working a weekly shift for a total of 52 hours.
Please call Heather at (616) 283-2842 if you are interested in a working share. $300.00.

Bi-weekly Share: Shareholder picks up every other week $300.00

Pickup Options

Relish Green Grocer at the Downtown Market, Thursdays

Green Wagon Farm, Tuesday from 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM, June 7 – November 1

Fulton Street Farmers Market, Wednesday from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM, June 8 – November 2

Groundswell Community Farm

June – October. $525 full share; $300 every other week share.
Pickup locations:
Holland (Tuesdays 4-6pm @ Hope Church)
Zeeland (Tuesdays 4-5pm @ Groundswell Farm) – Summer CSA ONLY
Grand Rapids (Wednesdays 4:30-6:30 @ Fulton St. Market)
Haworth (Thursday afternoons @ Security Entrance, more details SOON!)
Join us for the whole season or just a part! Sessions are 10 weeks each and are first come first served. Session 1: May 3—July 11 Session 2: July 12—Sept 19 Session 3: Sept 20—Nov 18 Cost: 1 session = $200 2 sessions = $390 (save $10) 3 sessions = $575 (save $25) On campus delivery = $20/session
Hope Farms   Weekly Share ($525): 22 shares picked up wkly from June through October

Half Share ($285): 11 shares picked up every other week from June through October

Pick-up locations:

Bethany Refugee Services
Wednesdays from 3:30-5 p.m.
1050 36th Street SE, Suite 400, Grand Rapids, MI 49508

The Farm
Thursdays from 4-6:30 p.m.
1364 Maplewood Drive, Jenison, MI 49428

Fulton Street Farmers Market
Fridays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
1147 Fulton Street East, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

 

Mud Lake Farm Salad CSA    A Share in the Salad CSA includes:
  • New members pay a $25 sign-up fee (goes towards your first month or so of lettuce)
  • Shares cost $5 per week (delivery for an additional charge)
  • Spring/Summer/Fall Shares (Apr-Oct) are 1 pound of lettuces per week
  • Winter Shares (Nov-Mar) are a bit smaller since the lettuce grows much slower and heads are small
  • Weekly updates from the farm, with a list of other items available to add on to your share
  • Reminder email on your pickup day
  • Emailed monthly statements make it easy to participate – no large up-front cost

–  Pick up your share from the farm (if you live nearby or drive near us on a regular basis, this is the lowest cost option).

–  Group Delivery – $1.00/delivery to a group host location ($6/week for lettuce plus delivery).   For current delivery days & group locations, please see our Local Harvest listing.

–  Let us know if you are willing to host a drop-off group.  Hosts provide coolers and a place for members to pick up their shares.  If you don’t have a cooler but would like to host, contact us anyway – we do have a source for styrofoam coolers that have been used for shipping.  Hosts can save on delivery costs – contact us for more details.

New City Urban Farm    Pickup is every Thursday 12:30-6:00pm, June 2 to October 27 at the farm (1226 Union NE, Grand Rapids MI, 49505) or The Other Way Ministries on Monday from 4-6pm.

Our main and most popular shares are Summer Shares (June 2 to October 27)

22 week Full Share (meant for a family of four): $475

22 week Half Share (meant for a family of two): $275

We also offer bread, berries, prepared soups and wood fired pizza nights at our location. We can also accept EBT, Double Up Food Bucks, WIC and Senior Fresh. For more information people can go to our website at www.newcityfarm.org.

Peach Ridge Farms    The first regularly scheduled pick-up of the season typically begins the first Monday following the July 4th holiday. From this day, we will be growing and distributing weekly for the next 12-16 week, based on the first killing frost. Each week there will be an opportunity to purchase staple items and select nationally grown organics from our farm store in addition to picking up your pre-packaged share. Distribution hours will be from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. $465 full/$245 half.

Plainsong Farm    $500/$300. Shares available for donation to local food pantries and/or for your family’s eating pleasure. Pickup locations for your share: Rockford: Plainsong Farm (every Thursday 4-7pm) or Grand Rapids: St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church (every Tuesday 3:30-6:30pm). This year farm members are donating shares to North Kent Community Services (N Kent Cty), North End Community Ministries (NE GR), and The Pantry (Kentwood).

Schuler Farms    The pick up day will be on Wednesdays at our farm, located at 6089 100th street SE Caledonia, MI.  The 2016 share price is $525 or $350 for a half share, for 20 weeks. Memberships are limited. All shareholders assume the risks and benefits from the bounties of farming.

 

Two Sparrows Farm & Dairy   Raw milk herd share. Delivery available.

Optional Monthly Delivery Fee $5

  • On-Farm Pickup is FREE
  • Monday: Cannonsburg & Ada
  • Wednesday: Fulton Street Farmers Market (4:30-6:30pm)
  • Saturday: Nourish Organic Market (10am-12pm)

Urban Roots   A full share (typically for 3 – 4 people) costs $510, and a half share, (typically 2 people) costs $300. Contact us if you are a bridge card user who is interested in using double-up food bucks for our CSA.

PICK-UP DETAILS   Start: June 16, 2016, End: November 3, 2016

Day/Time: Thursdays, 12:30-6pm

Location: 1316 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI

 

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