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Summer Farm Stand Opens at the Drop-Off Center

Summer Farm Stand Opens at the Drop-Off Center

Posted by Katie Deska on May 12th 2021

Swing by the MSU Recycling Drop-Off Center and get your student-grown farm fresh produce! Bailey Greenhouse and Urban Farm is now selling produce at the Drop-Off Center every Wednesday afternoon throughout the summer. 

  • Farm Stand hosted by Bailey Greenhouse and Urban Farm 
  • Wednesdays from 12-5:30 p.m. through the summer 
  • Located at the MSU Recycling Drop-Off Center (view our recycling guide)
  • Cash, card, or check -- all accepted
  • Available produce will be posted weekly to Instagram @baileyurbanfarm (check on Mondays)
  • For more information or to receive weekly email updates on produce offerings, contact Jorhie Beadle, RISE Assistant Director, at [email protected]

The Bailey Greenhouse and Urban Farm is part of MSU’s Residential Initiative on the Study of the Environment (RISE). This season’s produce is grown by Spartan farmers Maezie and Sarah, second-year undergraduates who are passionate about sustainable food systems.

"We are excited to have the Bailey Greenhouse and Urban Farm on this side of campus and be able to provide them with an active audience for their produce stand this year,” said James Ives, sales manager/waste entrepreneur at SSRC. 

"When we first opened the building over ten years ago, we started to invite different classes to tour the facility. Dr. Laurie Thorp, program director with RISE, was an integral partner at the time, as she brought over a lot of her classes. Over the years, our partnership has grown significantly. We have sold items for the program, loaned equipment for them to use, and are now selling some of their items online, including Land Grant Goods tea and lip balm

"To be able to help the student-run organization (LGG) fits in with SSRC’s mission of collaboration and education. Now, when you come to recycle, you can help foster a living, learning experience that the students gain from growing, processing, and selling. And, you can do some pretty nice things for the environment at the same time,” said Ives.

Please, try to remember your reusable bags!