About Our Farm

Schwallier’s Country Basket has been a family-owned business since we first opened our barn doors in 1989. We are located in Sparta, Mich., in the heart of West Michigan’s apple capital known as “the Ridge”— just a short drive north of downtown Grand Rapids. We are dedicated to serving friends and family who come from near and far to enjoy our delicious treats, fresh produce, and simple, satisfying slice of farm life.

Our one-of-a-kind store has grown from humble beginnings as a roadside produce stand into a thriving farm market, complete with giant corn maze, petting farm, pumpkin patch, cow train and wagon rides, and other attractions. And each year we strive to add new, fun activities for families at our farm.

We would like to extend a big THANK YOU to our returning customers.  The growth we’ve experienced over the years is because of people like you, who faithfully support our business. Thank you for buying local!

Photography Policy

We want to be a part of your memories! Guests are welcome to take photos for personal use; however we require that professional photographers call us ahead of time for details on photo etiquette at our farm, as well as to schedule a time to shoot. Professional photographers wishing to use the farm for photo shoots, please download and sign our photography requirements and bring it with you to the farm, along with the $25/session sitting fee. We respectfully ask that all guests and photographers wishing to capture photographic memories on the farm be courteous to other guests. We want everyone to enjoy their time with us. Thank you.

Pet Policy

Due to USDA regulations, dogs are not allowed at Schwallier’s Country Basket. Please leave pets at home!

Party Policy

Also, picnic tables are for general use by our visitors. Private parties wishing to use our facilities must contact us to schedule in advance (call 616-785-9896 or email apples@schwalliers.com). Thank you!