Pay What You Can Farm Stand

We believe that access to healthy food is a human right. Our Pay What You Can Farm Stand offers organically grown fruits, herbs and vegetables to everyone, regardless of income. Thank you for supporting a just food system that nourishes people and the land!

Location and hours:

EarthDance Organic Farm School 
233 S Dade Ave, Ferguson MO, 63135

Starting July 16h:

Operating July- November 
Fridays: 3pm -7pm 
Sundays: 11am-3pm

Our Farm Stand is handicap accessible. We accept cash, card, EBT and senior vouchers. For more information on senior nutrition vouchers, please visit this page: https://agriculture.mo.gov/abd/fmkt/

How it works:

Retail value prices will be displayed by each item, but all produce is available on a pay what you can basis. That means whatever price you deem affordable for yourself or your family will be the price you pay. If you are in a position to pay more, to help the next customer, we greatly appreciate your contribution! 

We believe that everyone deserves access to healthy food, and also that farmers deserve a living wage!

How to shop at the Pay What You Can Farm Stand:

Step 1: Choose your items.

Step 2: Cashier rings you up and tells you the total retail value of your items.

Step 3: You choose how much you can pay, and pay (using cash, credit card, EBT, or senior market voucher).

Step 4: Enjoy your fruits and vegetables from EarthDance!

Step 5: Tell a friend about the Pay What You Can Farm Stand. 

Please note: In an effort to share our food with as many community members as possible, there is a limit of $30 retail value of produce per person, per visit.

Thank you to everyone who helped make this dream become a reality:

Tao + Lee Architects

Red Beard Construction 

Missouri Department of Agriculture

True Refrigeration

Volunteers   

History

2020 brought profound changes at the farm, and a chance to serve our community in new ways. EarthDance set out to meet the challenge of quickly getting immune-boosting food into the hands of those most in need.

In March of 2020, in response to the coronavirus crisis, EarthDance debuted a Pay What You Can Drive-Thru Farm Stand, and continued offering pay what you can pricing at the EarthDance Ferguson Farmers Market booth.

The success of this project inspired us to develop a physical on-farm Farm Stand, geared especially towards serving EarthDance’s neighbors in Ferguson, Dellwood, Berkeley, Kinloch, Calverton Park, and Cool Valley.

With the support of a grant from the Missouri Department of Agriculture and the in-kind gift of design services by the architects of Tao + Lee Associates, EarthDance refurbished the farm’s tool shed into a Pay What You Can Farm Stand.