de la Crop is the area's first full scale certified organic
food production farm, located in Valparaiso, Indiana, about
one hour from Chicago. This organization was founded in 2003
by Leann Landgrebe Pelzel, on her family’s 4th generation
run property. Leann and husband Chef Jason Pelzel have a hands-on,
educational program, where they inspire future farmers through
program. Crème de la Crop specializes in growing
heirloom varieties, known for excellent flavor, and will raise
a small number of heritage egg laying chickens this season.
Get connected to our history by taking a tour and help preserve
agricultural farmland by becoming a member of our CSA
Share Program. You are welcome to walk with us
in the fields, savor the taste and beauty of our produce,
and be inspired by what we offer through our volunteer program.
are now accepting membership applications for the 2015
Coop season, which begins the first week of January.
Plans start out at $144.00 ($24 per week) and memberships
are available on a prorated basis for those that did not have
a chance to join.
are also accepting membership applications for the 2015
Please fill out this form
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