Eating healthy doesn’t always require counting calories—just remember that “green” rhymes with “lean” and “fried” rhymes with “died.” Nosh mnemonically with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $39 for a community-supported agriculture membership and one produce pickup, plus $5 towards produce (a $90 value)
- $75 for a community-supported agriculture membership and three produce pickups, plus $5 towards produce at each pickup (a $200 value)<p>
Memberships allow you a share of Good Life Farm’s weekly harvest. After registering for share online, head to the farm and pick up the week’s bounty of fruits, vegetables, and herbs. A share includes five to seven types of seasonal veggies, herbs, and fruits; it might include items such as carrots, sweet corn, cherry tomatoes, and melons. The produce varies, as does the weight of each share.
Good Life Farm
There's something special about the ground at Good Life Farm. The fields—though now carpeted with veggies—were once home to an abundance of chestnut trees. Each autumn, the nuts would fall from the trees, decompose, and infuse the ground with carbon, nitrogen, and other minerals. While the mighty chestnuts died off in the 20th century, they left behind a powerful legacy: rich, potent soil.
Farmer Larry, the man behind Good Life Farm, uses this foundation to grow a changing bounty of fruits, veggies, herbs, and flowers. Larry plants favorites such as tomatoes and sweet corn, and he also scours over seed catalogs to find new things to grow. Farmer Larry's passion stems from a belief that locally grown food is healthier and better for the environment, humans, and the pack mules that transport us everywhere. To that end, Good Life practices community supported agriculture. Community members pledge financial support to the farm in exchange for a share of the weekly harvest. This system keeps members supplied with fresh, healthy foods, and it helps Good Life compete with nonlocal growers and people with high-tech food replicators.
Farmer Larry also works with the Montgomery County Food Council, which supports the creation of a sustainable local food system, and the Montgomery Countryside Alliance, which educates community members on local agriculture. Good Life Farm does its share to enlighten locals with tours, which teach about crops and farm animals.