We are East Grove Farms, LLC. located 5 miles southeast of Salem, IA in the southeast corner of the state. We specialize in organically grown alternative crops such as elderberries, arionia berries and other native and heirloom fruits. We are situated on Iowa’s oldest continuously settled farm established by Joel C. Garretson in 1837.

new! winery opening spring 2014

East Grove Farms winery will have a grand opening in late spring of 2014

East Grove is specializing in meads and wine made from native Iowan and heirloom fruits. Come out in June to see our new winery in the old farmhouse!


Implementing NEW ideas for agriculture sustainability

At East Grove Farms we are working on building a farm that focuses on improving the health of the soil first. Organic growing methods and pesticide free technologies are tested and used on the farm. We hope to work with researchers in the future to discover the most effective methods for producing our crops while maintaining our commitment to sustainable agriculture.

East Grove Winery Grand Opening

Come out to East Grove Farms on June 4th for our ribbon cutting as we host Alive After Five. Then come back on June 21st for our Grand Opening Extraveganza! Live music and wine tastings as well as tours of the farm. It will be a party of special magnifigance.