Our schedule is updated seasonally so stay tuned! The graphic above shows when the online store is open for which pickup day, those squares are colored. Each order cycle closes for the day before the planned pickup day in order to harvest and pack your fresh produce.
Wednesday Pickup at the Grand Traverse Commons
Look for us at The Piazza in the village, parked near the gazebo, found at 810 Red Drive from 3:30-5:30pm. This order cycle is open Thursday-Monday for Wednesday pickup.
Wednesday Pickup Bellaire ASI Pavilion
Wednesday drive-through pickup is from 1:30-2pm at the ASI Pavilion in Bellaire, 312 Thayer Lane. This is the same pavilion used for the farmers market on Friday, just drive up alongside us. Or you may also pickup after hours at Grass Lake Organics farm, located just outside downtown Bellaire. If you choose farm pickup we will contact you to arrange a time. This order cycle is open Thursday-Monday for Wednesday pickup.
Friday Pickup Bellaire Farmers Market
Friday pickup at the Bellaire Farmers Market ASI Pavilion from 8am-12pm, found at 312 Thayer Lane. Our booth is on the NE corner, you may park in front of our booth for pickup. This order cycle is open Saturday-Wednesday for Friday pickup.
Friday Pickup Williamsburg, Elk Rapids
If you choose to pickup in Williamsburg, Elk Rapids we will contact you to arrange a mutually convenient time and place to meet. This order cycle is open Saturday-Wednesday for Friday pickup.

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How We Work Together

The Torch Lake Co-op formed in 2020 as a pandemic response, but it has worked so well for shoppers and producers alike that we are making it into a legacy project! Shop for local food groceries twice a week, year-round with convenient pickups and delivery options in Bellaire, Williamsburg, Elk Rapids, and Traverse City. This is an amazingly efficient way to plan your seasonal menus, buy (and sell!) your local food and plants from multiple farmers, growers, and chefs,
all in one place!
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Spring Plant Catolog

Our Spring Plant Catalog is a look book that introduces all the plants produced by the growers of the Torch Lake Co-op. On Earth Day the online store plant cycles open so you can schedule and purchase your spring starts. First available pickup is on May 20th, but order early to ensure you get what you want. Let our nurseries take care of your seedlings and transplants until you're ready- you can make multiple orders with different pickup days so you can plan your gardening time and not get overwhelmed with too many plants on one day.

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Producers

Local farmers and growers have joined forces to streamline your local food ordering needs. They include Daybreak Dreamfarm, Witt Family Farm, King Orchards, Grass Lake Road Farm Stand, Fainting Robin Farm, Wagbo Farm & Education Center, Tanglemere Farms, Bellaire Nursery, Lel's Lil Acre, Buckwheat's Market Garden, Grass Lake Organics, and Joli Cochon. We also offer products from Sobremesa Tamales, Shorties Shortbread, Harwood Gold, Grand Traverse Sauce Company, Mundo's Coffee, and Ken’s Fresh Fish ‘N Tales.


  • Open Food Network
    Online Store

    To shop for your plants and local food groceries from all of our producers, click on shop now. That takes you to the Open Food Network, open source software designed to help farmers collaborate and create thriving enterprises.

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    Pickup Points, Schedules

    To order plants or groceries for Friday pickups you must order by Wednesday at midnight. To order groceries for Wednesday pickups you must order by Monday at midnight. Pickup points are in Bellaire, Williamsburg, Elk Rapids, and Bellaire. Delivery also available.

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    Deliveries

    We're currently discussing delivery options for our business plan. If this is a service that you would use, please feel free to reach out to us and let us know! grow@torchlakecoop.com