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The Forbes Family Farm

We love connecting people in our community with locally grown food. We sell our produce through a Community Supported Agriculture model where families purchase a membership share and receive a box of fresh produce every week throughout the growing season along with an option to add-on a pasture-raised meat share. We grow over 70 different crops ranging from root veggies and greens to classics like tomatoes and cucumbers. Each week from May through October members receive approximately 8-12 produce varieties. The early weeks of the CSA will feature a variety of greens (lettuce, kale, arugula, spinach), root crops (radishes, carrots, beets, turnips) and peas, Swiss Chard, bok choy, green onions, herbs and garlic scapes. These boxes will be a bit smaller as produce is just coming on here in our high-altitude setting. As we move into the summer, your share will begin to include crops such as green beans, cucumbers, tomatoes, hot and sweet peppers, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, eggplant, summer squash, garlic and strawberries. By the fall we will also be able to include winter squash, apples, plums, melons, onions, leeks, fennel and potatoes.

All of our animals are raised out in the sunshine, moving to fresh grass daily. They are never given antibiotics or growth hormones. Most of our animals are heritage breed stock and are allowed to exhibit all the natural traits of their species. We raise chicken, ducks, turkeys, pigs, cattle and yaks.

We also run a guesthouse and covered wagons through Airbnb that allows us to share a piece of farm life with those looking to disconnect from the hustle and bustle. As a remote property along the scenic Sheep Creek Geological Loop, this is the perfect place for star gazers, outdoor adventurers, garden enthusiasts, and anyone looking to spend time on a working farm.

We’re passionate about teaching people how to confidently cook farm to table meals at home, so provide a variety of online courses and resources teaching people how to stock their kitchen, acquire the best ingredients, build a seasonal menu concept, and enjoy the Farm to Table experience at home.

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Reviews:

This farm is AMAZING! In so many ways – we had one of our favorite family weekends here. It is just beautiful, the Forbes are so generous, kind, welcoming & hospitable, our kids absolutely loved seeing all the animals, exploring, learning about farming and eating delicious food. Simply an oasis!” – Elicia Lindahl, Google Review

We love the Forbes family and their amazing farm! great produce, great prices, great people!” – Brittany Walker Lund, Facebook Review

A hidden gem. A beautiful farm and ever more fantastic family of caretakers. They know how to cultivate the most delicious produce. Check out their cute AirBnb and farm to table dinners too!” – Lindy J, Google Review

Farm Yard Fresh

Farm Yard Fresh is a multi-generation, family-owned urban farm in Santaquin. We specialize in growing field greens, microgreens, and root veggies all on 1/2 acre in town. While that may seem small, you’ll find us in over 10 restaurants, at 2 farmers markets, and in our very own farm store. We love being part of a food scene that increases the health, happiness, and interconnectedness of our community.

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Can be Found Here:

  • Downtown Farmers Market – Salt Lake City
  • Spanish Fork Farmers Market

Reviews:

“Farm Yard Fresh has produce that has become a staple in our home. We enjoy their carrots, beets, lettuce and especially their micro greens. It is high quality, delicious food that is good for you. We love visiting their stand and they are amazing to work with. They are always our first choice for produce.” – Traci Alexander, Google Review

“Excellent produce, and fast, friendly service. Love their baby carrots!” – Denise Scott Carman, Facebook Review

“Love their Greens and Carrots! The produce is awesome and so fresh. Best bang for my buck! 100% would recommend, you won’t be disappointed.” – Jessica Sorensen, Google Review

New Roots Farm

Many refugees and other Americans come to the U.S. with backgrounds in agriculture. New Roots, a farmer training and food access initiative of the International Rescue Committee in Salt Lake City, provides these communities with a way to reconnect with land, grow culturally appropriate vegetables, and leverage their farming skills to earn supplemental income. Roots farmers earn income through wholesale relationships, farmers markets and a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program.  The New Roots Farmers Markets and CSA operate from June to October.

New Roots farmers grow a wide range of crops. Many are familiar to the American palate, such as beets, carrots, heirloom slicing tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, kale, lettuce greens, peppers, and eggplants. Additionally, they grow specialty ethnic crops like African eggplant, Thai chili peppers, amaranth Greens, molokhia (Egyptian Spinach), Tatume Squash, and long beans, among others.

All proceeds from sales go to the program’s 45 plus farmers who originate from Sudan, Burma, Bhutan, Chad, Somalia, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The farmers collectively manage 15 acres of leased land spread throughout Salt Lake County.

Learn how to sign up for the New Roots CSA.

Can Be Found Here:

  • Sunnyvale Farmers Market at Sunnyvale Park (4013 South 700 West, Millcreek) Saturdays, 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
  • New Roots Redwood Farm Market (3005 Lester St. West Valley City) Wednesdays 4:30-7:00 pm
  • New Roots IRC Farmers Market (221 South 400 West, Salt Lake City) Wednesday 4:30-7:00 pm

Borski Farms

Borski Farms CSA features a wide variety of fresh, organically grown vegetables, fruits, and herbs picked at the peak of ripeness. Look forward to herbs such as oregano, Italian parsley, basil, and sage.

Borski Farms CSA Program is 15 weeks long, starting in late June and ending in early October. One share contains a small amount (approximately 1 pound per item) of four to six different items per week.

Look forward to salad greens, peas, beets, garlic, squash, cherries, apricots, beans, corn, cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, onions, carrots, peaches, raspberries, eggplant, potatoes, apples and melons throughout the summer months. We even offer jack-o-lanterns pumpkins in October. Visit us at our roadside stand, at the Salt Lake City Farmers Market, or become one of our CSA members.

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Can be found here:

  • DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET SLC

Johnson Family Farms

Because of the care we take at Johnson Family Farms, we know that the produce you buy from our farm will be the best out there. From the day we plant to the minute you pick it up, we have been there every step of the way. We use the experience and expertise handed down through the generations to raise the best homegrown produce you can find. Backed by a long heritage of excellence, we are dedicated to providing a large variety of high-quality, healthy produce.

Our farm has fresh, seasonal vegetables from mid-July to December. Enjoy our Utah grown beets, broccoli, cucumbers, garlic, grapes, herbs (chives, cilantro, oregano) kale, lettuce, onions (red, white, yellow and sweet), peppers (anaheim, bell, banana and jalapeno), popcorn, potatoes (russet, red, yukon gold), pumpkins, sweet corn, squash (butternut, spaghetti, yellow, zucchini) tomatoes (roma and slicing), walnuts and watermelon (seeded and seedless; yellow, orange and red).

Find our sweet corn, pumpkins, winter squash and melons in participating retail stores from August to December, as well as our retail brand, River Meadow Farms for locally grown potatoes and onions. Visit our local produce farm stand in Logan where we offer our own farm fresh produce as well as other farm fresh goods, mid-July to October.
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Can be found here:

  • Harmons
  • LEE’S MARKET PLACE
  • CACHE VALLEY GARDENERS MARKET
  • LOCAL PRODUCE Farm STAND – Logan, Utah

Reviews:

I don’t give reviews very often but I had to say something about Johnson Family Farms! They have such great produce! I purchased corn, potatoes, onions, raspberries, blackberries and mini pumpkins and it was all so yummy it completely beats anything you get from a grocery store. I was also impressed with their great service! You have to check these guys out !!!” – Janae Moss, Google Review

Great produce that is locally grown.” – Sam Johnson, Google Review

Amazing produce. And super knowable and friendly staff and owners!” – Nathan Player, Google Review

Rowley’s Red Barn

Rowley’s Red Barn and Rowley’s South Ridge Farm is the ultimate stop for farm-fresh foods and country fun, located just off the freeway in both the hills of Santaquin and the redrock of Washington, UT. The iconic red barn provides homemade ice creams and pastries, home-grown produce, and world-class dried cherries—and all the character of a family-owned, working farm!

If you don’t have time to stop in at one of our great locations, enjoy the fresh taste of our farm grown and pressed, apple juice. Our goal is to provide customers with an farm-fresh experience. Come tour the farm; pick your own produce; and enjoy fresh, local fruit or take home quality fruit products and homemade ice cream.

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Can be found here:

  • ROWLEY’S RED BARN
    901 South 300 West
    SANTAQUIN, UT
  • ROWLEY’S RED BARN
    25 N 300 W
    Washington, UT

Reviews

Great apple cider, cider doughnuts, ice cream and so much more. We love to take our boys here around Halloween to do the hay ride and pick out pumpkins. They have lots of fun activities too! Would recommend this place to others!

Shawn Ward,

Google Review

Amazing ice cream, with flavors that change all the time. Best Apple cider, found in their huge walk in refrigerated room.

Clint Mitchell,

Google Review

This is an adorable country store! The atmosphere draws you in. The food sold here keeps you coming back. Make sure you try the ice cream, it is the BEST. And the ice cream may seem a little pricey, but the portions are enormous!

Rachel White,

Google Review

Wilkerson Farm

Wilkerson Farm produces a variety and fruits and vegetables in the summer exclusively for donation to local food banks and pantries. We invite members of the public to donate towards the direct growing costs and also to volunteer on harvest days. How is this different than donating directly to the food bank? The vast majority of donations given to food banks are shelf-stable, canned, and pre-packaged. Fresh and healthy food is often inaccessible to lower income families due to cost. We are able to grow bulk crops and improve the quality of food they receive.  Every dollar donated here can help us provide 10 pounds of produce!

Wilkerson Farm hosts a Fall Fair each September through November that includes a carnival, hayrides, corn maze, and pumpkin patch. We create a safe & fun environment for families of all ages to experience the beauty and bounty of local farmlands.

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Reviews

Knowledgeable, professional, locally owned farm. Such a great part of the community! We loved visiting.

Heidi King,

Google Review

Have loved visiting this place. We bought the best watermelon here. It was delicious!! Will continue to come buy produce here. 🙂 the fall fair activities was fun too. Really good corn maze.

Diana Ballard,

Google Review

Our family went to their pumpkin patch/corn maze and had a magical night! The staff was so friendly and accommodating! The rides were fun, the activities were great, and it was just the right size for our family to really enjoy without feeling overwhelmed and crowded! The grandchildren were in heaven and even my grown children had a ball! We left with a little pumpkin for each of the kids and everyone was thrilled! Thank you for providing a great night!

Darci Maly Facer,

Facebook Review