Grateful Plains

“Earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

By joining as a member, you will get first pick at our weekly popup flower cart to pick farm fresh bouquets throughout the season. We must limit the spots available, so sign up now!

Come get your mixed containers, bedding annuals, butterfly garden perennials, organic veggie seedlings, seed packs & hanging baskets...just a little bit of what's in store!


Anyone can join our farm family!

Your early contribution as a member helps our Family Farm thrive and continue to offer an abundant supply of gorgeous blooms and seasonal goods. Get FIRST PICK to our short season flowers, herbs and handmade specialties that we produce in short supply.

Varying membership levels available to fit your floral needs.

What are the perks Membership? Members receive farm stand coupons, discounts on admission to farm field events and a complementary ticket to our annual harvest festival. From member appreciation to farm field tours, there are many events we host that will be exclusive to members.

Not a local? Not a problem! Some folks around the globe may enjoy a shipment of farm fresh herbs or spice, then donate their fresh goods and event tickets to our community outreach pool of volunteers and dedicated farm families in need.

The Grateful in Plains

Gratitude is a vibration. It is a frequency that resonates each time a person interrupts challenges by looking at the bright side and truly embracing all that is possible, even in seasons of drought and pestilence. When plants grow on land that is loved and cherished, something magical happens. Abundance. Beauty. Rare seeds, heritage breeds. 

Tim & Holly Koster


Growing forever together

One day not too long ago, a 5th generation family farmer born and raised in the Illinois River Valley met an amazing woman who shared his work ethic, passion for working the ground and enthusiasm for living life to its fullest. He married her as soon as she believed she deserved to live happily ever after. And they do. . . 

 Causes dear to us: Preventative health, whole body nutrition, local food movement, small farm specialty crops, environmental philanthropy, telling our story in poem, prose & blooms.


For the 2021 growing season, our farm transitions from revival to crop production mode. As we adapt in the aftermath of global pandemic quarantine, our main delivery remains curbside pickup and virtual learning. We are very sad our retail space in the Village of Grand Ridge mat not be open for fresh cut flower flowers or market days. We will host outdoor shopping by appointment only just before Mother's Day 2021. We intend to also host a very special Rural Heritage Exhibit in August.

Greenhouse & Grange

190 W. Main Street Grand Ridge, IL 61325

2021 schedule::

by appointment

And Second Sundays April - OCT

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