Why Utah's Own?
Utah's Own connects consumers with local farmers, ranchers, food artisans and other agricultural producers.
When you buy from a Utah producer, you strengthen the economy, create local jobs, increase food security, and help preserve farms, ranches, small businesses, and farmland. This causes a ripple effect to ensure Utah will have farms and ranches for generations to come. Locally produced food is often higher in quality and freshness. Additionally, reducing the distance food travels reduces associated air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. Local food systems are also linked to reduced food safety risks through production decentralization.
Getting to know your local producers gives you a stronger sense of place, relationships, trust, and pride within your community. With so many incredible producers in Utah, you’re bound to find something new to love each time you choose to support our local food supply.
Industry Driven, State Supported
As a state supported program, established within the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food in 2002, Utah's Own continues to work with local farmers, ranchers, food artisans, retailers, distributors as well as business and government leaders. This culture creates an unique environment for progressive marketing and economic business development.
Fifteen years after the brand was introduced, Utah's Own was given the statutory responsibility to promote locally produced products of agriculture. As a result, Utah's Own refined membership requirements, introduced an annual membership fee and provided guidelines for authentic local marketing.
As you browse the Utah's Own Producer Directory, you'll note a variety of entrepreneurs from start-ups to centennial companies that are proudly local.
Real People | Real Stories
Providing others with a memorable experience is at the heart of Heber Valley Artisan Cheese, a small family dairy farm and creamery nestled in the...
- Grant & Russ Kohler
- Heber Valley Milk & Artisan Cheese
- Midway, UT
Wilkerson Farm was started in 2010 as a “experiment” by a young man with big hopes. The farm has survived the years only through many...
- Richard & Rachel Wilkerson
- Wilkerson Farm
- Orem, Utah
Ralph Larsen has been farming the same ground in Bountiful, Utah since his parents moved there in 1938. Except for a couple of...
- Ralph Larsen
- 3 Squares Produce
- Salt Lake City, UT
We have changed our name from Petersen Family Farm, but not who we are. The Kinlands is owned and operated by Luke Petersen and Jen Winter, both...
- Luke Petersen & Jen Winter
- The Kinlands
- Riverton, Utah
Tagge’s Famous Fruit & Veggies grew from fruit peddling to a full family farming operation.
- Thayne Tagge
- Tagge’s Famous Fruit & Veggie Farms
- Perry, Utah
Three generations of farmers with a passion for good farming, delicious food and family fun. Since 1985 it’s that dedication and love for...
- Jake & Sarah Harward
- Harward Farms
- Springville, Utah
Established in 1984, Rowley’s South Ridge Farms is a family owned and operated fruit farm that takes great pride in growing excellent fruit and...
- Rowley Family
- Rowley’s Red Barn
- Santaquin, UT
For the past 94 years the McMullin Family has been growing, packing and shipping fruit from the beautiful valley of central Utah. Our Fruit...
- McMullin Family
- McMullin Orchards
- Payson, Utah
In 2018, the Taylor family moved to Santaquin, Utah with a goal to provide delicious sustainiable produce for their family and community.
- Taylor Family
- Farm Yard Fresh
- Santaquin, Utah
This farm has been owned and operated by the Zollinger family for over 100 years. William Zollinger purchased the...
- Jake Zollinger
- Zollinger’s Fruit & Tree Farm
- Logan, Utah
In 1969, Fowers Fruit Ranch was one of the first growers to pioneer growing fruit on the Provo bench in Orem, Utah. We later established roots in...
- Fowers Family
- Fowers Fruit Ranch
- Genola, UT
Glen Ray Larsen is our dad, grandpa and great-grandpa and he was so proud of his family farm and family name. Glen Ray with his baby blue truck...
- Glen Ray & Geneieve Larsen
- Glen Ray’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch
- Spanish Fork, Utah
Farming in the city poses many challenges but we are ready for those challenges! We know it is important for people to have a connection with...
- David Hinckley
- Cross E Ranch
- Salt Lake City, UT
Eat Local, Shop Local, Support Local. Alex Kuwahara started this business with his experience from his family farm...
- Alex Kuwahara
- Kuwahara Wholesale
- Sandy, UT
Scott Smith is the owner of the Smiths Orchard farm in Utah County. He understands the value of good management...
- Scott Smith
- Smith’s Orchards
- Provo, UT
Hee Haw Farms is a 100-year-old farm on the outskirts of Pleasant Grove that enjoys providing agricultural experiences to visitors year round.
- Smith Family
- Hee Haw Farms
- Pleasant Grove, Utah
Monte and Shauna Phelps purchased 50 acres in 1989. At the time, they had three children. They had three more...
- Monte and Shauna Phelps
- Rocky Top Fruit Farm
- Payson, UT
When we started to farm, it was just the two of us. Now we’ve got kids of our own and several employees who’ve become our extended family....
- Pyne Family
- Pyne Farms
- Payson, UT
Black Island Farms has been a family business for over 50 years, and we are proud of our heritage here in Davis County, Utah.
- Brandon and Tilar Law
- Black Island Farm
- Syracuse, UT
Back in the early days of Santa Clara, Old Highway 91 was the main road connecting travelers from California to Salt Lake City. Most of the...
- Landon and Wanda Frei
- Frei’s Fruit Market
- Santa Clara, UT
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