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Nestled within the magical woodlands of the Leelanau Peninsula, you will find a few sun filled acres surrounded by lush forests. This is Heartwood Forest Farm; where good things grow and bees make honey.  We are specialty organic growers of farm cultivated culinary and medicinal herbs.

With over 20 years of farming experience, and a lifetime of plant growing and gardening, we are happy to be able to off high quality and delicious certified organic culinary and healing herbs, fresh nutritional vegetables, as well as beautiful flowers.  We also have two acres dedicated to pollinator habitat.

NEW FOR 2021!

Visit the Farm and Apothecary

By Appointment Only


Order online and pick up at the farm at your convenience!


Outdoors-May through October every Saturday from 7:30 am to 12:00 pm at The Sara Hardy Downtown Farmers Market located in Traverse City https://www.downtowntc.com/events-attractions/sara-hardy-farmers-market

Art and Craft Show at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church

1050 Peninsula Dr., Traverse City, MI  49686

Saturday, November 6, 2021   9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Join an find our farm and apothecary goods, as well as our nature inspired art

We typically offer the following: anise hyssop, arnica, many types of basils, bergamot, burdock, calendula, catnip, chamomile, cilantro, comfrey, dill, echinacea, ginger, hops, lavender, lemon balm, lemon grass, lovage, marshmallow, motherwort, milky oats, mints, mugwort, nasturtium, nettles, oregano, parsley, raspberry leaf, rhubarb, rosemary, rose, sages, thyme, tulsi, valerian, wormwood, and yarrow.  Transplants: an assortment of organic certified veggies, herbs, and flowers that we grow here on our farm from seeds or cuttings. Fresh Veggies:  baby greens, lettuce (head and baby), beans, beets, carrots,  cukes, garlic, kale, peas, peppers, radishes, spinach, squash, and tomatoes. Fresh Cut Flowers: market bouquets, herbal bouquets, peonies, and sunflowers.  We also grow many edible flowers and dye plants.  


Call, text, or email for availability.  We grow what we sell, and some plants may be out of season. 





"To share the joys and knowledge of growing plants, 

while creating a deeper connection to nature"


"To profitably grow healthy, nutritious, and healing culinary and medicinal plants, while providing educational and mentoring opportunities for others"


"Integrity, Community, Generosity, Preservation, Regeneration"

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