2017 CSA shares are now available!

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 […]

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Farm to Fork 2016: Fermentation Festival

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 […]

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Meet Kevin and Jennifer and family

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 […]

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Meet Bob and Joan

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 […]

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Meet Bill

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 […]

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Plant Sale to Benefit Nonprofit Work

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 […]

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Meet Your Farmer

Mark your calendar: April 26 (3:30-6pm) and April 30 (10am-noon) you’re invited to our Holland Town Center site (12330 James St) for Open Houses! Everyone is welcome – new farm members, those curious about the farm, long-term friends, etc. Walk the land, learn about participating in our CSA, chat with Farmer Kyle about the farm. […]

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This Monday: Sharing the Harvest at Herrick District Library

Come to Herrick District Library this Monday (February 22nd) at 7 PM for Sharing the Harvest, a great opportunity to learn more about local agriculture and food access. Featuring presentations by Jeff and Melissa Roessing, Sarah Hofman Graham (Backyard to Table project director), Lisa Uganski (Chair of Ottawa County Food Policy Council), and Diane Devereaux […]

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The Oikos Conversation: Schedule and Speakers

Thank you to our co-sponsors: Hope College, Urban Roots, and Eighth Day Farm! Schedule 8:30-9:00 Registration 9:00-10:30 Opening Remarks: Framing the Question Levi Gardner – 45 minutes Panel – Steve, Tom, Nurya, and Lance 10:45-11:45 Breakout 1 (Theological) Tom Boogaart: Industrialized Eating Steve Bouma-Prediger: Why Be An Earthkeeper? 12:00 -1:00 Lunch (Semelink Hall at WTS) […]

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