2017 Year-End News
Meet our 2017 Interns!
Big thanks to the Eighth Day community for a great 2017. We’ve got a lot of news to share – new farmers we’re enormously excited to introduce and farewells to Jeff, Kyle, and Brooke who will be missed immensely. Here’s a link to our newsletter. http://www.eighthdayfarm.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/2017-Newsletter.pdf We’re passionate about expanding access to local options for food that is healthy and […]
Growth Center Renovations
We’re excited to have such a great crop of interns this summer. Be sure to thank them for their hard work when you see them at the farm or the weekly potluck! Alex is participating in her first season as an intern at Eighth Day. She graduated from Hope College in May 2017 with a […]
2017 CSA shares are now available!
Growth Center renovations are underway! The building at 709 is being fixed up to become an amazing asset to Eighth Day Farm and the neighborhood thanks to some substantial gifts. This new Growth Center is being made possible by a grant from the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area.
Fall 2016 Newsletter
Now’s the time to get in on our CSA for the season! This season we have added a couple of options, including a reduced price “simple share” that places a heavier emphasis on accessible produce for fresh cooking. We still have our standard CSA share and we are also piloting a new idea for a […]
Farm to Fork 2016: Fermentation Festival
Check it out: Fall 2016 Newsletter
Meet Kevin and Jennifer and family
We’re hosting our annual Farm to Fork event on October 4 and this year we are featuring fermentation! This event will include food from New Holland Brewing, Cultured Love, and deBoer Bakery — and as always, Bert from New Holland will be bringing plenty of specially brewed beer. Additionally, there will be live music, farm […]
Meet Bob and Joan
Meet Kevin and Jennifer and family! This is our third interview in a series on how different Eighth Day Farm CSA members use their shares. Check out the first two interviews here and here. Tell us a bit about your family. We are a family of almost 6. Our kids are 10, 8, 5, and baby #4 due […]
Meet Bob and Joan! This is the second in our series of posts about how different Eighth Day Farm CSA members make the most of their shares. Tell us a bit about yourself. We are an active retired couple. Bob grew up in New Jersey and Joan here in Holland. We met at college in […]
Plant Sale to Benefit Nonprofit Work
Meet Bill, first to be featured in series of profiles we’re putting together to share how different members are putting their Eighth Day Farm CSA share to use. Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m single, and live alone in a small house near work. I work at Gentex in Zeeland with the microelectronic assembly […]
On Saturday, May 14th from 9am to 1pm we will be selling transplants from our Growth Center site at 709 Pine Avenue (between 29th and 30th Streets). More than encouraging home gardeners to get a jump on this year’s growing, the sale is an opportunity for anyone in the community to come out and support […]