"Bringing regenerative agriculture back to the Butter Valley"
Ben, Karah Davies and family of Wild Fox Farm produce organic, not certified vegetables, meat, value added products and more located in Barto, PA
Sarah Anderson of Bee Well Blooms uses a half acre for mixed flower production on the site of the Seed Farm in Emmaus, PA. Her flowers are grown organic, not certified. They quickly sell out each week at the Fresh Fridays market in downtown Allentown.
Ken, Carolyn Marotta and family of Dreamland Farmstead grow greens and mixed vegetables on one quarter acre of land in Coopersburg, PA. All organic, not certified they also employ no tillage and permaculture practices.
"Old fashioned goodness"
Stephanie Fenstermacher and her sister Sharon Bagenstose and family make fresh baked goods at The Buttered Crumb from scratch using local fruit and eggs. Their baked goods are very popular at the Fresh Fridays market in downtown Allentown.
"Healthy Soil, Healthy Food, Healthy People"
Rodale Institute is a certified organic farm in Kutztown, PA growing a variety of products. They are a non-profit organization providing leadership and outreach for organic farming since 1947.
Marguerite Viola, Andrew Foreman and family operate Switchback Pizza Co. in Emmaus, PA making wood fired sourdough bread with local flour. Their pizza kits and dough balls are popular on the online store. They offer convenience and an easy way to make fresh pizza at home.
Teena Bailey from Red Cat Farm has a full line up of local grain products that she grows in Germansville, PA. She chooses heritage varieties that are higher in protein. Since the grains have not been altered for modern processing, people with gluten sensitivities may be able to tolerate it better. The grains are expertly milled into a light and fluffy flour.
Hamilton Orchards and Hamilton Wind Hill Orchards are two separate businesses of the Hamilton brothers. Hamilton Orchard grows apples and Hamilton Wind Hill grows peaches. Both are talented fruit growers in Coopersburg, PA where the weather patterns of the Mid-Atlanic region can be a challenge for fruit.
The Gehman Family operate Ray's Greenhouse. They are conservative mennonites who have a big greenhouse operation producing butterhead lettuces and live basil year round in Telford, PA. They use only organically approved sprays indoors and outside where they grow a mixture of vegetables, fruit and flowers.
Bill Felker from OH Produce in Kempton, PA grows certified organic microgreens hydroponically year round. He also grows hydroponic lettuce with only organically approved sprays. Micros are a convenient way to add nutrients to your meals quickly.
Scholl Orchards from Bethlehem is a fourth generation family business run by the Scholl family. Jake and Ben Scholl maintain the orchard and vegetable fields. They are concerned with quality, flavor and expanding their reach. Fruit is picked fresh or expertly stored for Winter.
Nathan and Shela Layton are fourth generation farmers of certified organic pastured livestock raising eggs, poultry and meat in Sellersville, PA at Hershberger Heritage Farm. They use beyond organic practices which includes rotational grazing and organic feed. Check out their 'berger boxes on our online store.
Josh, Ashley Laudenslager and family operate Berry Fields Farm in New Albany, PA. They have a diversified farm of livestock and vegetables using organic, not certified methods. They have a bed and breakfast as part of their farm if you are looking for a fun, farm getaway.
Timi Bausher and family own The Nesting Box Market and Creamery in Kempton, PA. They grow all the grains that go to feeding their many laying hens. They have recently opened a new store at the farm where they have all kinds of local products as well as ice cream made from local milk and their own eggs.
Ryman Maxwell owns The Bread Box and Bakery making fresh bread and baked goods every day for sale and for his cafe Down to Earth in Perkasie, PA. Their breads contain part locally grown and milled flours from Castle Valley mill.
John and Aimee Good and family own The Good Farm in Germansville, PA growing a diverse mixture of certified organic vegetables and flowers. They mainly grow for their large CSA.
Stacy Mullen and family of The Berry Farm in Kutztown, PA grow a variety of fruit and berries on their beautiful small scale orchard. They are grown with care for the environment using IPM methods.
Jeff Frank and Kristin Illick grow vegetables, herbs and microgreens in Coopersburg at Liberty Gardens. They reduce the risk of ruined crops by using multiple large high tunnels and greenhouses. They grow organic, not certified.
Stephanie Angstadt from Valley Milkhouse makes delicious artisan cheese using milk from her neighbors at Spring Creek Farm. The heritage breed, grass fed cows are part of the certified organic operation whose excellent quality milk is the basis for her hand crafted European style cheese.
Jesse Tobin and Matthew Sicher of Primordia Farms grow mushrooms and offer foraged foods from their farm near the Blue Ridge mountains. Mushrooms are a great addition to a healthy diet providing fiber, protein and vitamins.