We invite you to enjoy our sixth annual, self-guided tour of some of our local farms and growers on Sunday, September 17 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Embark on an adventure with this opportunity to see our local farmers in action as they provide healthy food for our community.
Pack up the kiddos or gather your friends for a self-guided tour. Go by bicycle, motorcycle, or car — give your family or friend group an educational and fun day exploring our area.
This is a unique opportunity to visit as many listed farms as you wish during the scheduled “farm tour” times. Each farm is represented by a number — they are listed in order of distance from the co-op from least to most. Check them off as you go and have a blast!
1) G & A Garden Center
404 W Sharon Ave, Houghton (2.8 miles)
Amber runs a diversified garden center featuring greenhouses, annual and perennial crops, and seasonal fresh produce.
2) Teach to Taste
17320 High Point Rd, Hancock (4.7 miles)
Margaret shares her love and knowledge of fresh food and the myriad possibilities in its production with kids of all ages at her lovely demonstration garden.
3) Ghost House Farm
22294 Boston Location Rd, Hancock (5.5 miles)
Drew and Allison bring a playfully artistic approach to the science of diversified veggie production on a small regenerative farm that features a heated hoophouse and a goat house.
4) Gagnon Farm **Farmstand Only**
49185 Gagnon Rd, Atlantic Mine (7.4 miles)
Jerry, Karen, and family manage an expansive operation that supplies our Co-op and their farm market with favorites like potatoes, sweet corn, snap beans, and squash, to name a few.
5) Boersma Family Roots CSA and Farm **Farmstand Only**
55829 N Cloverland Rd, Calumet (8.7 miles)
Matt, Nichole, Jonah, and Oliver nurture a densely packed acreage with a dizzying array of gorgeous veggies, plus chickens and pigs to boot.
6) North Harvest CSA
26262 Tikkanen Rd, Calumet (11.1 miles)
Ashley and Jake bring an easy-going passion to cultivating fruits and veggies and crafting farm products on two acres nestled in the rolling wooded hills between Calumet and Lake Linden.
7) Whispering Wild Market Farm
3184 Misery Bay Rd, Toivola (24.3 miles)
Gina, Josh, and family keep the produce a-comin’ and the farm animals happy on their two-acre garden plot near the scenic Misery Bay and Agate Beach area.
8) Lake Effect Farm **Self-Guided**
14203 M-26, Copper Harbor (46.4 miles)
Melissa and Adam run a community-centered farm, at the picturesque Trail’s End Campground, just outside of beautiful Copper Harbor.
LEARN ABOUT OUR FARMERS & PRODUCERS
Our Farm Tour Keweenaw 2023 Guide is available at the co-op and the Portage Lake District Library.