“SSP School House Acres is a small scale community farm which makes organic food available to seniors receiving Meals On Wheels and daily lunches.”

SSP School House Acres is a small farm dedicated to providing access to local produce to seniors in the Alton area, a space for experienced gardeners to apply their skills, and educational material on sustainable agriculture to those who aren’t aware of its importance.

SSP School House Acres currently sells its produce at frequent, self-hosted markets at Senior Services Plus in Alton, Illinois.

Visit our Farm!


2603 North Rodgers Avenue, Alton, Illinois

Volunteer with us.

Contact us for opportunities.

Shop with us.

Morning Bell Market (at SSP)


Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday


Contact us.

Gordon Voumard

618-465-3298 Ext 131



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More about our Farm

Farm Size

1/10 acre


  • Produce

Conservation Practices

  • Crop rotation
  • Cover crops
  • Compost
  • No synthetic chemicals
  • Companion planting

Additional Practices

Senior Services Plus (SSP) is a non-profit social service agency that provides myriad services to the community besides growing produce such as: a wellness center with a and gym that offers yoga and other fitness classes; a handyman team that offers its construction, lawncare, and HVAC services within Madison County, Illinois; and in-home services for seniors in Madison and St. Clair Counties.