Vriesland Growers Co-Op

4529 48th Ave.

Hudsonville, MI  49426


Call us today:

Phone (616) 669-3120

Fax (616) 669-0343

Business Hours: July-February  Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

                     March-June     Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm and Saturdays 8am - Noon


Meet our Employees

Steve Bazan - General Manager


Steve Bazan has been with Vriesland Growers for 20 years working in the warehouse and helping with inside sales and ordering.  In January 2015 he took over as the General Manager. Steve has been involved with agriculture his entire life and farmed part time during the summer months for many years raising celery cabbage, onions, pumpkins and sweet corn.  Steve has been married to his wife Jill for over 25 years and they have 3 sons and 2 grandchildren.  Steve enjoys weekends with his family, being an official for High School Football games, playing softball, and the shooting sports. 

You may contact Steve by phone at (616) 566-1849 or email him at:

Justin Bazan - Customer Service

Pete Schreiber- Assistant Manager


Pete Schreiber has been the Assistant Manager of Vriesland Growers for over 25 years.  He farmed the Hudsonville muck for many years raising celery and onions and now has acreage in Byron Center where he has a cow-calf operation.  He has been married to his wife Pat for over 35 years and they have 3 children and 6 grandchildren.  Pete enjoys riding his Honda Goldwing, spending time with his grandchildren, tending his garden and working with his cattle. 

You may contact Pete by phone at (616) 291-3629 or by email at:

Christy VerStrate - Office Assistant

Justin grew up helping on the family farm near Allendale and has experience working with vegetable crops and also worked for a local greenhouse grower.  He and his wife Melanee have 2 children and live in Zeeland.  In his spare time Justin coaches wrestling, plays softball and officiates football games. You may contact Justin by phone at (616) 886-0685 or by email at:

Marcia Palmbos

 Marcia works for Vriesland Growers on a part-time basis and has been with us for over 25 years.  She keeps the guys in line and helps with our mailings.

Marcia has been involved with agriculture her entire life and works retail at the Palmbos produce stand during the summer months.  She teaches piano, is very active in her church, and is a busy mother and grandmother.

Meet our Board of Directors


President - Ed Hoekstra

Ed owns a family dairy farm in Jamestown with his wife Brenda and brother Merl and have been in business for over 35 years.  They also grow corn, soybeans, wheat and alfalfa.  Ed and Brenda have 6 children and 13 grandchildren

Vice President - Jeff Miedema

 Treasurer - Tony Engelsman

Vicar - Ryan Verhage


Secretary - Jim Brower

For over 25 years Jim has owned a wholesale greenhouse operation North of Hudsonville raising bedding plants.  He has been married to his wife Mary for over 25 years and has 3 daughters and a son-in-law.  He enjoys NASCAR, hunting whitetail deer and hiking.

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