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Inventory for Sale

June 2019: 12,000 lb. of sustainable grown, destemmed & cleaned bulk frozen elderberries grown with limited pesticides following IPM (Integrated Pest Management). 3,000 lb. 2018 harvest  @ $2.65/lb. & 9,000 lb. 2017 @ $2.50/lb. (plus freight) packed 1500 lb./pallet (60 x 25 lb. pails) located near Kansas City, MO. More info at Bulk Frozen Berries page.

No Certified Organic Elderberries for sale at this time. We expect to open up for pre-orders with a deposit about mid July 2019. 

Through one of our members we have access to about 15, 000 lb. total of frozen black currants.  See the bottom of the Bulk Frozen Berries page.

We still have bulk frozen raw native elderberry juice that can be used to make elderberry syrup/gummies as well as in brewing/kombucha. Sustainably grown following organic principles. Click here for bulk frozen native elderberry juice.

We only sell what we grow in the USA: 
native elder flowers and berries...

Because they taste better!
[Click here to read a journal article comparing European Sambucus nigra and native North American Sambucus nigra canadensis.]

Currently sold out of dried elderflower from existing sources.

Click here to place consumer online orders for available elder flower and berry products.

We have limited quantities of sustainably grown bulk frozen elderberries for sale at a reduced price. Click here to go to the Bulk Frozen Berries page under the Buying tab.

Bulk Frozen Certified Organic Elderberries pre-orders of 500 lb. or more will be accepted at this time. 
As of Aug. 12, 2019 I have limited access to several thousand pounds of native certified organic frozen elderberries, 2019 harvest ready for delivery. 
Orders of 1600 lb. or more only will be considered for this source.
 Contact Chris Patton first by email then by phone: info@midwest-elderberry.coop. or  612-418-4624.

Prices for certified organic elderberries begin at $5.50/lb. plus freight for orders up to 200 lb., $5.00/lb. plus freight for orders up to 500 lb. and drop to $4.75/lb. plus freight for orders over 500 lb. up to 1000 lb. Large volume pricing over 1000 lb. begins at $4.50/lb. Sustainably grown berries run fifty cents/lb. lessClick here to go to the Bulk Frozen Berries page under the Buying tab.

Growing to make a positive impact on the health of people by supplying the highest quality native North American elder flower and berry ingredients using environmentally and socially sustainable practices.

Our 2025 goal is 2,500 acres of cultivated native elderberry - that’s 10,000,000+ lb. harvested and sold! MEC has about 100 growers in its network from coast-to-coast. 

Come grow with us! 

Commercial scale cultivation of native elderberry presents a sustainable ray of environmental and social hope. As a catalyst crop for improved environmental practice and economic profits to farmers and rural communities. Perennial native elderberry supports over 60 native pollinators, holds soils in place, sequesters carbon and sucks up nitrogen. The tremendous potential health benefits of both fragrant flowers and sweet-neutral berries, as well as their popularity, provide profit opportunity to rural communities through its cultivation, decentralized handling and processing. 

As an organization, MEC puts its members' interests first. MEC’s cooperative structure accommodates a wide range of grower farm strategies. Some are small producers who only sell directly to their local markets. Others may focus on large scale elder flower and/or berry operations and share in the cooperative wide profits and losses hedging their financial risks over our collective economic success.

To learn about the philosophy and reasoning behind our cooperative, please watch the hour & 6 minute narrated presentation linked below:
MEC: A Coop Answer to Current & Historical Socio-Economic and Environmental Challenges, Christopher J. Patton MA, MBA 

Ingredients when Available - more on the Buying pages

  • Bulk fresh elderberries - seasonal: must pre-order with deposit
  • Fresh elderflowers - seasonal: must pre-order with deposit
  • Bulk frozen elderberries on-stem - seasonal: must pre-order
  • Bulk frozen elderberries destemmed, sanitized in 4 gal. pails [25 lb. each] - see above
  • Frozen raw elderberry juice - available
  • Dried elderberries - sales on hold
  • Dried elderflowers - now taking bulk order deposits from previous customers 
  • Bulk frozen, sustainably USA grown black currants available - see bulk frozen berries page


Ingredients under Development

  • Elderberry puree
  • Freeze dried elderberies
  • Elderflower syrup - samples available

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