2017 CSA Shares Available!
CSA members receive a share of the harvest, from the start of June to late October. All of our produce is grown without toxic pesticides, in ways that enhance the life of the soil and the plants. This means you get the most nutritious vegetables. We are certified organic by OEFFA.
2017 share prices are $525 (full share), $350 (working share or low income share), $300 (every other week share) We will pro-rate your share price if you join mid-season.
Groundswell Farm grows 300 varieties of vegetables near Zeeland, Michigan. We are certified organic and we sell our veggies through our Holland, Zeeland, Haworth, and Grand Rapids CSA distributions, at the Fulton St. Farmers’ Market in GR, the Holland Farmers’ Market, Grand Haven Farmers’ Market and at Harvest Health, Relish, Nature’s Market, and Nourish stores.
What is CSA?
Community Supported Agriculture, or CSA, connects a farm with people who want to eat the freshest, local produce in season. It works like a cooperative—you buy a share of the season’s produce and get a variety of vegetables every week in the summer. Joining a CSA lets you reconnect with the roots of the food you eat; you know exactly how your food is tended. You might even help to plant or harvest some of your food. A Grand Rapids Press slideshow offers a great introduction to how CSA works at Groundswell.
By sharing in the abundance of the farm, you are also sharing in the risk. The weather always favors some crops even as others suffer. You will soon learn the nuances of seasonal flavor. The menu in early June is heavy on greens, while September offers a bounty of tomatoes.