Great River Gardens Inc

Great River Gardens is an 80 acre farm on the Mississippi River north of Aitkin, Minnesota. Great River Gardens operates 2 Garden Centers, in the city of Aitkin and the city of McGregor. We also travel to farmer's markets from Brainerd to Grand Rapids and offer a CSA with many distribution points in the area. Great River Gardens employs sustainable growing practices including crop rotation, use of manures, green manures, cover crops, mulches and integrated pest management, along with a minimum use of pesticides.

We grow almost all the plants and produce that we sell and we sell most of our production directly to consumers. Our Garden Centers are open from April thru October and our CSA program runs from approximately June 1 thru November. We also offer asparagus, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and some vegetables Pick Your Own on the farm.

Listing last updated on Jan 28, 2010

Season:  June through November

Type:  single farm

Since:  2007

# of Shares:  200

Full Share:  $650/season, approx 26 weeks

1/2 Share:  $425/season, approx 26 weeks

Work Req?  No

Schedule and Location:

Brainerd Tues and Friday
Grand Rapids Wed and Saturday
Nisswa Thursday
Crosslake Wednesday
Onamia Friday

Schedule and Location:

On the farm
Asparagus May and June
Strawberries July
Raspberries July and August
Blueberries July and August

Schedule and Location:

Open Every Day Mid April Thru October
Downtown Aitkin, MN and McGregor, MN
Offering a complete line of Annuals, Perennials
Trees and Shrubs and Seasonal Produce,

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As a first time CSA subscriber in 2009, our family was happy to enjoy a wonderful variety of fresh produce. We do recommend GRG.

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