Urban Roots

1059 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids MI  49506

Phone: (616) 228-4707

Urban Roots

CSA information: If you have a full share, you can expect approximately 5 – 15 lbs. of produce. Our goal is to provide sufficient vegetables each week for a family of four in each full share. Half shares are better for one to wo people and may not include every crop that we offer in a full share, but will be fairly similar.

Half shares are $280, full shares are $500 per season.
Deadline for signing up and full payment is April 15.

Veggies we may distribute include:
June: Kale, Turnips, Lettuce, Scallions, Swiss Chard, Beets, Greens, Radishes
July: Carrots, Beans, Garlic, Tomatoes, Lettuce, Kohlrabi, Turnips
August: Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Squash, Carrots, Beans, Peppers, Onions
September: Potatoes, Kohlrabi, Beets, Carrots, Tomatoes, Basil, Kale, Onions
October: Spinach, Kale, Lettuce, Beets, Swiss Chard, Broccoli

If you have any questions, please e-mail us at info@urbanrootsgr.com

URBAN ROOTS IS A COMMUNITY FARM & EDUCATION CENTER IN THE MADISON SQUARE NEIGHBORHOOD.

Grow. Eat. Learn.

Food matters to everyone, and we believe that the best food comes from the earth—planted with love, tended to with care, and harvested for physical, social, and ecological health.

Urban Roots designs local foodscapes, educates curious minds, and grow

The mission of Urban Roots is to cultivate durable and resilient communities, families, and ecosystems through urban agriculture.

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Business Information


Founded: Founded in 2013

Categories: Education, Non-Profit Organization, Urban Farm

Hours

Mon: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm



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Events

Workshop: Start Your First Garden

Workshop: Start Your First Garden
06:30 pm - 05/23/2018

At Urban Roots

Did you miss our April workshop? Here's your second chance! Join us on the community farm for a hands-on, accessible, realistic approach to starting your first...

Workshop: Compost You Can Actually Do!

Workshop: Compost You Can Actually Do!
06:30 pm - 06/13/2018

At Urban Roots

Join us on the community farm for a hands-on, accessible, realistic approach to composting at home! This workshop was a favorite in 2017, so we're bringing it back...

Past Events

Community Farm Open House

Community Farm Open House
05:30 pm - 05/16/2018

At Urban Roots

Community Farm Open Houses are an opportunity to celebrate our community together and explore the farm! Come when you can, stay as long as you are able, and share...

2018 Plant Sale

2018 Plant Sale
12:00 pm - 05/16/2018

At Urban Roots

Urban Roots is having their Spring Plant Sale on May 16, during our regular community market hours (12 pm-7 pm). We'll have seeds, starts, and premium plants to...

Composting You Can Really Do

Composting You Can Really Do
01:30 pm - 04/28/2018

At Urban Roots

It is exciting to watch your food scraps and junk mail turn into a valuable garden amendment! This class focuses on realistic and achievable ways you can divert...

Workshop: Start Your First Garden

Workshop: Start Your First Garden
06:30 pm - 04/25/2018

At Urban Roots

Join us on the community farm for a hands-on, accessible, realistic approach to starting your first garden! Our workshops are donation-based and open to all ages,...

Grow Your First Garden

Grow Your First Garden
06:30 pm - 04/25/2018

At Urban Roots

Starting a garden can seem overwhelming if you have never done it before, but it doesn’t have to be! Urban Roots will show you how you can get easily started—on...

Community Farm Open House and Free Farm Meal!

Community Farm Open House and Free Farm Meal!
04:00 pm - 10/27/2017

At Urban Roots

Join the Madison neighborhood for an afternoon of building community, working together on the Community Farm, and sitting down together for a farm fresh meal. Come...

Workshop: Permaculture 101

Workshop: Permaculture 101
06:30 pm - 09/21/2017

At Urban Roots

Join us in a crash course to start your journey learning about these incredible design principles and how you can apply them to your real life. These principles...

Supperclub at Urban Roots!

Supperclub at Urban Roots!
06:00 pm - 09/20/2017

At Urban Roots

SOLD OUT!!! You don't want to miss this inspiring farm-to-table dining experience! Urban Roots will be hosting its first Supperclub on Wednesday, Sept. 20th at 6:00pm....

Tree planting and family fun event

Tree planting and family fun event
04:00 pm - 09/07/2017

At Urban Roots

We will be planting trees, teaching about how to plant and care for saplings, and even handing out saplings to take home! Familes and children welcome at Urban Roots...

Community Farm Open House and Free Farm Meal!

Community Farm Open House and Free Farm Meal!
04:00 pm - 08/25/2017

At Urban Roots

Join the Madison neighborhood for an afternoon of building community, working together on the Community Farm, and sitting down together for a farm fresh meal. Come...

Workshop: Compost You Can Really Do

Workshop: Compost You Can Really Do
06:30 pm - 08/17/2017

At Urban Roots

It is exciting to watch your food scraps and junk mail turn into a valuable garden amendment! This class focuses on realistic and achievable ways you can divert...

Workshop: Garden Heros and Villains

Workshop: Garden Heros and Villains
06:30 pm - 07/13/2017

At Urban Roots

Join us as we learn about good and bad bugs in the garden! Our farm manager Kelsey and master gardener Stef Gilmore will be teaching this fun and very family friendly...

Open House and Free Farm Meal!

Open House and Free Farm Meal!
04:00 pm - 06/30/2017

At Urban Roots

Urban Root's Open Houses bring our Madison neighbors and supporters together in the spirit of collaboration. Together we can accomplish far more than we ever could...

Workshop: Square Foot Gardening

Workshop: Square Foot Gardening
06:30 pm - 06/08/2017

At Urban Roots

This gardening method can be a perfect solution if you feel like you don't know how to start a garden! Join Urban Roots staff and Master Gardener Stef Gilmore as...

Whitecaps visiting Urban Roots

Whitecaps visiting Urban Roots
10:30 am - 06/07/2017

At Urban Roots

The Grand Rapids Whitecaps baseball players are out in the Community doing good and are coming to the Community Farm to lend a hand! Come join the fun! Players...

Workshop : Immerse Yourself in Urban Agriculture

Workshop : Immerse Yourself in Urban Agriculture
04:00 pm - 05/18/2017

At Urban Roots

Join us for this free event held at Urban Roots where we still install our amazing Learning Garden! This garden will be used to educate individuals on Urban Agriculture...

Workshop : Grow Your First Garden

Workshop : Grow Your First Garden
06:30 pm - 05/11/2017

At Urban Roots

Join us at Urban Roots for this free workshop on how to grow your very own garden! We will be going over several tips and tricks so that you can grow, eat and learn...

Urban Roots | Hunger Walk

Urban Roots | Hunger Walk
10:00 am - 05/07/2017

At Urban Roots

Fighting Hunger Step by Step! The Access Hunger Walk helps work with local and international agencies working to create sustainable solutions to hunger and poverty....

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