Author Archives: Schwallier's Country Basket

Fresh Baked Cutie-Pies!

We have been so excited to get this new season rolling, we haven’t taken the time to introduce all of our Schwallier’s Country Basket friends to our newest family members! These two little loves joined our family earlier this year and we feel so very blessed. Sophie Mae was born January 26, 2015 to ourContinue Reading

A Time to Grow

A new season is here! And we are thrilled to welcome friends old and new to our farm market. We have a lot of fun events and activities planned for this year that we are eager to share with you. First up, we have… A Big Old… Announcement! It is with great excitement that weContinue Reading

Opening Day!

Are you ready? We are! Schwallier’s Country Basket will officially open for the 2015 season this Monday, August 17, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. We can’t wait to see you! Our raspberry patch is producing absolutely gorgeous berries this year—juicy, plump, delicious. They are ripe now for the pickin’ (or to pick up inContinue Reading

We love GR!

… And it seems Grand Rapids loves us right back! We made GR Kids’ list of 100 Reasons We Love Grand Rapids (check out #82). Thanks Grand Rapids Kids for including us on your list and in your hearts. We’re excited for another great season of fun and family out on the farm! See youContinue Reading

Bees on the Move

Springtime on the farm means we are busy getting our orchards ready to blossom and later bear the fruit that we’ll all enjoy this fall. Some of our most important work happens this time of year and requires a small army of workers–our bees! To kick off the pollination season, we first needed to transportContinue Reading


We’ve been receiving a lot of questions about our end of season hours and wanted to post them here for everyone. Thank you all for supporting us and coming out to visit our farm. We can’t believe how quickly the season is flying by! There’s still a bit of time to stop on by andContinue Reading

Game Day in the Corn Maze | Schwallier’s Country Basket News

Go Green! Go Blue! Go through our corn maze! Yeah, it’s time for the big game, and whichever team you root for, our corn maze is ready for you: Challenge your friends to a friendly rivalry to see who can conquer it first. May the best team win! (We at Schwallier’s say, “Go Spartans!”) TheContinue Reading

Check us out on Fox17 News

We had a great time visiting with Tim Doty this morning and chatting about apples, fall, and all the fun we have waiting for you on the farm. Check out this clip from the show–and then head on out to see us!Continue Reading

Sweet September | Schwallier’s Country Basket News

We’re having such a beautiful fall… time for you to come on out to Schwallier’s Country Basket to have a ball! Whether you want to pick delicious apples, ride our cowtrain, take a wagon tour, race through our corn maze, feed the goats, devour donuts, chug down cider—or just relax and enjoy the fresh fallContinue Reading

Corn Maze Craze | Schwallier’s Country Basket News

Life is sweet out here on the farm. Raspberries are ripening, early fall apples are ready for harvesting, baby goats are being born… things are just humming along. If you haven’t been out to visit us, what are you waiting for? There’s a ton o’ fun going on this weekend. And as always, we’ve gotContinue Reading