Windy River Eco Farm formerly Grandma's Garden


Big Lake, Minnesota
Family Farm

Windy River Eco Farm formerly Grandma's Garden

Windy River Eco Farm is a small one-woman farm using chemical free and sustainable techniques, with an emphasis on flavorful heirloom varieties. A large variety of tasty crops are grown so the season is well-supplied. You can expect an average of 6-10 different items in your weekly share. E-newsletters will describe the weekly basket of produce and give tips and recipes for delicious, gourmet meals. Some of the feature crops are juicy, flavorful heirloom tomatoes in various shapes and colors, big onions, garlic, leeks, fingerling potatoes, peppers, herbs, and colored carrots. Flower shares are available. I choose the crops by taste and try to grow things I think will be enjoyed. However, if there are a number of vegetables you don't like, a CSA may not be for you. Please read the CSA information pages on this website. I am committed to helping improve the way Americans eat. Choose local, fresh, healthy real food! Teaching gardening classes on site this summer. I sell heirloom tomato and pepper plants each spring. Many wonderful and rare varieties. I sell fresh produce, baked, dried and canned goods at the Monticello Farmers' Market. I use only non-GMO ingredients! Contact me about ordering chemical free produce at any time. I do not compete for canning tomato prices with local large businesses. I don't grow "canning tomatoes" but wonderful heirloom tomatoes. If you are interested in spending as little as possible on good quality chemical free produce you can have it real cheap if you come pick it yourself.

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Listing last updated on Jan 14, 2015

A small, chemical free farm that specializes in heirloom produce. Share size is not too big for most families. Now accepting applications for 2015. Shares are limited. 8th year in business; 6th year of CSA. I grow all my crops myself!



Season:  June through October

Type:  single farm

Since:  2008

# of Shares:  25

Full Share:  Full share $500 for 18 weeks Every other week $260 for 9 weeks total Flower shares $75 for 10 arrangements Spring or Fall shares $125 for 4 baskets

1/2 Share:  All shares will be the same size but every other week is available for $260. Mid summer started 13 week full size share $375

Work Req?  No


Schedule and Location:

Monticello Farmers' Market Thursdays 3:30-7 at the Library lot. No pre-sales allowed. Please give everyone time to set up prior to 3:30.

Schedule and Location:

Call 763-370-0905 to purchase from the farm.

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We have been a three year CSA costumer of Grandma's Garden and we have been very pleased. Tamara's produce is always excellent and fresh. We love that she uses organic methods and grows non-gmo and heirloom varieties.... [more]


I love going to Grandma's Farm and seeing how much care Tamy takes to get everything just right, and making the the CSA experience easy for her customers.... [more]


I am so glad I found Grandma's Garden and Tamara Hanson in 2010! I had been in other CSA's in previous years and was looking for something better and I found it in Grandma's Garden.... [more]

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