WELCOME to THE CUMMING HARVEST

You’re welcome to stop by any Saturday to see what we’re all about. Our location is a pick up point for customers that have pre-ordered from our website, but that shouldn’t stop you from coming by to visit. Occasionally, a few growers may bring some extra items to sell to visitors, but the best selection is online. If you want to keep up with our specials, farmer for the day and open market days, it’s no charge to become a customer. Customers receive weekly newsletter’s telling them all about what’s new at the market.

OUR MISSION
The Cumming Harvest is a group of local farms and gardeners located around Cumming, Georgia. Each grower farms his/her land using strict standards to ensure that everything produced is chemical-free. All member farms are dedicated to supplying their customers with the freshest and highest quality vegetables, herbs, mill products, dairy, eggs, meats, fruits, flowers, and transplants. Participating farms vary in size and specialty, but all carry the common thread of dedication to community, environment, health and education.

OUR HISTORY
The Cumming Harvest was started in 2010 through the combined efforts of Suzanne Geddes & Lynn Pugh. Recognizing and responding to needs of community members and small business owners, we combine the efforts of individual growers to market their produce.

WHY SUPPORT LOCALLY GROWN?
Enhance local economy: By purchasing produce and other items from local growers you are providing stability to your local economy through the support of local businesses.

Save natural resources: Buying locally makes you an invaluable link in the process of saving resources such as fossil fuels and packaging materials. Also, we are right here in your community so the expense of transportation and delivery is kept to a minimum.

Provide learning opportunities: Locally Grown supporters provide member growers the means to help educate our community about the importance of sustainable agriculture.

Supporting a way of life: The number of small farms in the United States has decreased dramatically in the last decade. Please help us preserve an honest and worthy means of making a living.

We believe that small, diverse, family-owned farms contribute to society’s overall health.

MEMBERSHIP
To help us with our overhead costs, we ask that you pay an annual fee of $25 per household for one calendar year. You are welcome to try us for two orders before you pay the membership. The website will automatically add the membership fee to your third order.

ORDERING
Unlike other co-ops, buying clubs, or CSAs where everyone gets the same box of stuff (and you don’t know what you’re getting until you get it), with Locally Grown you get to order what you want, in the quantities that you want, from the farms that you want. The weekly email lists the produce, milled products, fresh flowers, and artisan goods available that week, and you can browse the items on this website before you place your order.

PLACING AN ORDER
Order online from 10am Wednesday thru 8pm Thursday. Pick up on Saturdays between 10-12pm.

A newsletter/reminder will be emailed to customers on Sunday morning and Wednesday to update you on Market happenings and to remind you that the market is open. Orders are placed here on our website. To confirm that your order was completed, please check your email for a confirmation invoice. If you do not receive the email confirmation you will need to place your order again. Give the system at least 30 minutes to generate a confirmation.

PICKING UP ORDERS
Orders are picked-up at Colony Park Drive, Building 106, Suite 100 (basement), Cumming, GA 30040. DIRECTIONS: 400 North, Exit 14, turn right on Hwy 9, turn right at the Alliance Bank across from Andean Chevrolet and follow the signs.

Sponsor a membership! If you would like to sponsor a membership for an individual or family, please contact us.

Still have questions? Please email Suzanne Geddes at The Cumming Harvest.