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

[Click here to read a journal article comparing European Sambucus nigra and native North American Sambucus nigra canadensis.]

No Certified Organic Elderberries for sale at this time.

No sustainably grown Elderberries for sale at this time.

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 above to go to its page.

We only grow native elderberries!
The current year elder flower and berry harvests were below normal in 2018, and remaining inventory is very limited. Our current inventory was grown in transition towards organic certification. We do not have any certified organic elder berries or flowers to sell in any form at this time until July 2019 flower harvest and September 2019 berry harvest. Beginning July 2019, we will post how to pre-order that year’s harvest. MEC dries berries only when there is excess inventory over the demand for bulk frozen, destemmed & cleaned berries packed 25 lb. in 4 gal. food grade pails. 

Ingredients when Available - more on how to buy

  • 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] - limited quantities
  • Frozen raw elderberry juice - available
  • Dried elderberries - sales on hold
  • Dried elderflowers - sold out 


Ingredients under Development

  • Elderberry puree
  • Freeze dried elderberies
  • Elderflower syrup - samples available
© Midwest Elderberry Cooperative 2018