To ensure a pleasant and relaxing stay on the Farmstead, we kindly ask that you follow a few guidelines:
Glen and Lisa Oostema
We want to ensure that your stay with us is enjoyable and comfortable. To help achieve this, we kindly ask that you follow the Harvest Hosts Code of Conduct.
Because you are a member of Harvest Hosts, we want to remind you of the Harvest Hosts Code Of Conduct. (To read the full terms, click on the link. )
We have highlighted the important ones, as we want you to know our expectations from Harvest Host Members.
We look forward to hosting you and providing you with an enjoyable and memorable experience at our farm.
Glen and Lisa Oostema
Please note that our Farmstead Store may not be open at all times due to our busy schedule. To ensure you can shop with us, It’s essential to book an appointment by clicking here: To book a reserved time to shop, click here:
This way, we can make sure to accommodate you and provide the best service possible
Kindly be aware that our Wagyu selection is presently limited to a few choices, whereas our Angus range offers a slightly wider variety. We apologize for any inconvenience caused, as we are currently facing shortages due to delays from both the USDA and our butcher.
Please order all meats 24 hours before your arrival so we can collect them and get them thawed out for you to cook when you arrive if you so desire.
We understand that not everyone may be interested in participating in our program, and if that’s the case, we kindly ask that you cancel your reservation and allow someone else to visit with us.
You can check into the site anytime after 4 pm until 9 pm.
We kindly ask that you check out on the day of departure before 11 am
Yes, if it is not signed, then we can not allow the RV to come onto the property. It is imperative that this is done.
This is for the safety and for all LEGAL, INSURANCE purposes we require this from ALL our guests.
With the Harvest Hosts program, we ask that you do not use our Facilities,
We may require you to pay a nominal fee if you wish to use them.
Or you can upgrade to a paid site.
Our animals’ and guests’ safety and comfort are of utmost importance to us. To create a peaceful and enjoyable environment for everyone, we ask pet owners to be considerate of their pets’ presence. We are pleased to accommodate one dog per RV booking. Due to restrictions on our liability insurance, we are unable to accept dogs from the following breeds: (pitbull, rottweiler, akita, or wolf mix) on our Farmstead.
In the interest of maintaining tranquility, we may limit pet accommodations and, if necessary, make adjustments to reservations if a pet’s behavior, such as excessive barking or potential risks, could affect the overall ambiance of our Farmstead. Your understanding and cooperation are highly valued as we strive to provide a delightful experience for all our guests.
All pets must always remain on a leash to ensure safety and compliance with our policies.
The sites are located on gravel or concrete by the big yellow barn. (see photos) We offer power and water at each location for a minimal fee.
You can book a site if you wish to be on grass or have power and water, even sewer.
You’ll “sleep with the cows,” but not literally. This area is perfect for those who want a bit of an adventure from the comforts of your RV.
Enjoy the beautiful landscape and make memories you can treasure forever. The camping field is blissfully quiet while the cows are resting nearby. You will have panoramic views of the mountains and the berry fields nearby.
To learn more click here.
Yes, we kindly ask that you phone us or text us 20-30 minutes before arrival. Please do not just show up. It may result in sitting in your RV until we have time to park you.
We prioritize the tranquility of our farm, and thus, generators are not permitted within the campground. If you desire access to electricity, you have two options: you can either arrange for a hookup at an additional cost or opt to book a full hook-up site, which includes power, water, and septic services.
Our commitment to a peaceful and serene environment is paramount.
No, as part of the Harvest Host program, we do not provide each site with a picnic table and fire ring. You may upgrade to the campground for these amenities.
Yes, propane fires are allowed on the gravel or in the field.
You have access to the Farmstead Laundry Area, which is located in the Farmstead Barn Office and offers both a washer and dryer. We ask that you kindly leave money in a box located on top of the dryer, as an honor system.
Yes, depending on the bookings we have coming in, and how many RVs are on the property, you may be required to unhook.
Yes, we do offer longer stays. You can book a site by going to our webpage here>>Oostema Farmstead Family Owned Campground in Lynden
Yes! Wi-Fi is available, and you can access the code on arrival.
The Harvest Hosts ‘sites for one night’s stay will be required to pay a dump fee. If staying for 2 nights in a paid site, there is no charge.
The campground is a shared space with other campers and there may be up to 7 RVs on the property. IN addition, you can also enjoy shared use of the garden with both other guests and us (who you will often find tending and working in the garden).
The barn is home to our animals, and here you will find our Wagyu herd and a few other breeds of cows..
Treats for the animals: We provide a limited amount of treats for the animals. We ask that you spaciously feed them treats so there is some for the other guests to enjoy providing them, and do not feed or throw any hay, grain, or anything else for them to eat.
We ask that you spaciously feed them treats so there is some for the other guests to enjoy providing them, and DO NOT FEED or throw any hay, grain, or anything else for them to eat. This can make them very ILL! AGAIN DO NOT FEED THEM ANYTHING ELSE.
In the check-in stand, you will find a restaurant guide for local eateries, maps, and information about the wonderful area we call home. You can also read more in our Local Guide found here: Local Guide
Northwood Market and Thirsty Badger: A small family-owned convenience store, located at the corner of Northwood and E. Badger Rd. 1501 E. Badger, Lynden
Groceries, toiletries, meds, Beer, and Wine, are available for purchase.
Nearest Bank / U.S. Bank ATM – Address: 218 Front St, Lynden.
Nearest Post Office: Address: 600 Front St, Lynden.
Nearest Pharmacy: Rite Aid Address: 8090 Guide Meridian Rd, Lynden.