Local Farms to Support In + Around Lansing

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Supporting local is great. During the pandemic? It’s essential. You can cut out the middle man and shorten your food supply chain by buying directly from local farmers. Here are seven incredible farms to visit and enjoy their fresh food, literally from farm to table!

Ancona Farms | 622 N Hayford Ave, Lansing
Ancona Farms is an urban farm offering duck eggs, produce, jams, and seasonal flowers. Precautions: porch pickup for online orders. Farm stand purchases will require a mask in the area and all products will be handled by employees. Customers are encouraged to use Venmo for payment. Check out their Facebook or Instagram to order.

Reese Farms | 14633 Wood Rd, Lansing, 517-484-2868
Reese Farms is a fourth generation, family-owned farm that offers sweet corn, pumpkins, beef and eggs. Precautions: free delivery within the tri-county area; orders can be placed here. Eggs are available as a weekly standing order. Check out their Facebook page for announcements on their seasonal farm stand opening.

Highwater Farms | 723 S Francis Ave, Lansing
Highwater Farms is a sustainable and regenerative farm, the only no-petroleum pledge farm in Lansing. (No till, no tractor.) They offer heirloom fruits, vegetables, and flowers in varieties that are more nutrient dense with ties to Michigan. Precautions: wearing gloves and masks for harvest and processing that is done by just one individual. Delivery options available as well as online orders that can be placed here. Check out their Facebook page to see what is sold each week.

Dowker Farm | 5702 Delta River Dr, Lansing, 517-881-7181
Dowker Farms is an American Boer Goat Association (ABGA) registered goat livestock farm. They offer chicken and duck eggs, chickens, turkey, ducks, goats, goat kids, and goat milk soap. Precautions: call ahead or text with orders or livestock purchases. They ask for customers to wear masks and gloves. No contact cash payments on porch. Check out their Facebook page and website for more information.

Willow Blossom Farms | 4872 N Canal Rd, Dimondale, 517-488-4157
Willow Blossom Farms offers various honey products including liquid honey, comb and chunk honey, honey creme and wax. Precautions: no contact porch pickups. Check out their Facebook to place an order.

Trillium Wood Farm | 1585 Frost Rd, Williamston, 517-655-4555
Trillium Wood Farm is run by first generation sisters– farmers who both are certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioners. The farm is focused on organic feed, preventative health strategies, and, most importantly, conditions that lead to happy animals, farmers, and consumers. They offer grass-fed and finished lamb, pastured poultry, heritage pork, and mushrooms. Precautions: free FedEx home shipping and preorder, low contact pickups on farm. Place orders hereCheck out their Facebook page to check for their drive through markets.

MSU Student Organic Farm | 3291 N College Rd, Holt, 517-230-7987
MSU Student Organic Farm teaches future farmers to grow year-round for local markets on an USDA Certified Organic Farm. They offer a variety of seasonal produce. For summer: eggs, tomato, pepper, eggplant, cucumber, summer squash, sweet corn, green beans, as well as a continuation of many greens, cut flowers, raspberries, and other small fruit. Precautions: place orders here. Pre-packaged produce with socially distanced low-contact drive through pickup. Check out their Facebook page for updates.

As pandemic restrictions are changing day by day, please note that precautions and hours are subject to change. It is recommenced to follow CDC guidelines when in contact with others.

You can find many of these mentioned farms and other local farms and vendors at your neighborhood farmer’s markets too.

Looking for more Lansing area farms? Check out our U-Pick Summer Berry Guide!

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