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Virtue Cider Offers ‘CCSA’ Boxes to Support Local Farming Community

In an effort to acknowledge our friends and neighbors working to keep food on your table, Virtue Cider is making it easier to shop locally in one spot. Virtue Cider is now offering CCSA boxes — cider- and community-supported agriculture boxes — for local pick-up from our farm in Fennville. Pre-Order your seasonally curated shares online at virtuecider.com, and pick up at Virtue Cider on Fridays and Saturdays only. 

Our weekly offering includes roughly a week’s worth of groceries and pantry staples for 2 to 4 people. Items and local purveyors included in our Basic CCSA box:

  • Coffee from Uncommon Coffee Roasters in Saugatuck
  • Eggs from Creswick Farms in Ravenna
  • Greens from Mud Lake Farm in Hudsonville
  • Apples from Wells Orchard in Grand Rapids
  • Milk and butter from Kalona Creamery in Iowa
  • Potatoes, yellow onions and carrots from Crisp Country Acre in Holland
  • Celery root from Victory Farms in Hudsonville
  • Pickles from Marcia’s Munchies in Inkster
  • Cheese from Evergreen Lane Creamery in Fennville

Other CCSA boxes available:

  • Basic Share + Protein (includes products from Louise Earl Butcher in Grand Rapids, and LaQuerica in Iowa)
  • Gluten-Free Share
  • Vegan Share

These are available to customers 21+ who order online via: http://vrtu.us/CCSAboxes. Pick-up for the CCSA boxes are available on Fridays and Saturdays only.

“We have been thinking of ways to help each other stay resilient and safe. We continue to support local farms, and we want to make it easy for those who live in Fennville to get sustainably grown and sustainably sourced food,” says Virtue Cider consumer experience manager Johanna Bystrom. “We are proud to provide a pick-up point for local groceries and goods that maintains a source of community and supports local economy.”

Local customers can also place online orders for cider and select pantry items any day of the week. Curbside pick-up is available Monday to Sunday, from noon to 6pm. Please visit https://vrtu.us/curbside-cider-pickup for more details. Our Taproom and farm are currently closed to the public. 

All our packaged ciders are now available for direct shipping online to 39 states. This includes our 6-pack cans for core favorites such as Virtue Cider Brut and Virtue Cider Rosé, 500ml bottles from our Farm & Barrel Series including Lapinette and The Mitten, as well as our 12-pack Variety Pack and several 750ml small batch bottles. Information on direct shipping is here: https://vrtu.us/buy-cider-online