Prudent Producers

What you eat and where it comes from is incredibly important! We are working hard to build capacity within the state of Iowa and throughout the upper Midwest to ensure a reliable, steady, and healthy supply of food for generations to come. This page lists many of the farms and artisans we work with.








New Family Farm

New Family Farm

Location: Elkhart, IA
Website: http://www.newfamilyfarm.com

New Family Farm, two miles east of Elkhart, IA, is the century farm of the Sorenson's, Thompson's, Kirschbaum's, and Lamfer's. We have a diversified operation that includes 3 acres of vegetables, a hundred or more laying hens, and frequently other forms of livestock - cattle, pigs, goats, rabbits, turkeys, and cattle have all made recent appearances on our farm. Learn more about New Family Farm






Early Morning Harvest

Early Morning Harvest

Location: Panora, IA
Website: http://earlymorningharvest.com

Early Morning Harvest is a small-family farm raising vegetables in an aquaponics greenhouse, as well as ; pastured poultry for egg production; and flours made from certified organic cereal grains (wheat, rye, buckwheat, and corn meal) raised on our farm. We take pride in the fact that no synthetic chemicals are used on our farm. Learn more about Early Morning Harvest






MapleCrest Family Farm

MapleCrest Family Farm

Location: Elkhart, IA

We are a family farm located near Elkhart, Iowa. Second generation raising sheep. Learn more about MapleCrest Family Farm






Raccoon Forks Farm

Raccoon Forks Farm

Location: Redfield and Runnels, IA
Website: http://raccoonforks.com/raccoon-forks-farms/

“Raccoon Forks Farms is located in Redfield and Runnells, Iowa.  We’re proud to be "locally-grown and chemical-free!”  Although we’re not certified organic, we farm according to organic standards, and we’re always working to improve the health and fertility of our soil. Learn more about Raccoon Forks Farm






Country View Dairy

Country View Dairy

Location: Hawkeye, Iowa
Website: http://www.countryviewdairy.com

From the Country View Dairy website:
In May of 2002, we moved to Hawkeye, Iowa to pursue a dream of starting our own dairy farm. For Carolee, it was the preservation of a family legacy. Learn more about Country View Dairy






Joyful Greens

Location: West Des Moines, IA

Innocent Kabahizi & Marie KashindiInnocent was born in Burundi, but fled with his family to a refugee camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo at the age of seven, while I (Marie) was born in the camp. Both of our families were farmers, with our parents renting land to farm while we were living in the camp. Learn more about Joyful Greens






Joygrow

Joygrow

Location: Cambridge, IA
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Joygrowmushrooms



About
"Sharing joy growing healthy food to grow healthy people." ~JoygrowWe get really excited growing new and loved favorites. Learn more about Joygrow






Organic Greens

Organic Greens

Location: Washington, IA

James Nisly started Organic Greens with the knowledge that healthy food is the foundation of a healthy community and a vision of food which is grown with integrity and care for the soil. Certified organic since 1998, we strive to manage all aspects of our business with integrity, care and compassion. Learn more about Organic Greens






LSI Global Greens

LSI Global Greens

Website: http://lsiowa.org/services/refugee/programs/global-greens/

LSI's Global Greens involves many individual farmers. 
LSI’s Global Greens agricultural programs coordinate land access, production education and business development training for refugees in the Des Moines metro who want to reconnect with the land. Learn more about LSI Global Greens






The Holton Homestead

The Holton Homestead

Location: Elkhart, IA
Website: https://holtonhomestead.com/

We started our Homestead in 2016 when all we knew was we had a passion for the lifestyle. We now are a place to call home for many animals including chickens, ducks, dogs, a pig named carl, and of course our bees! We grow plants of all kinds and nurture the future of our world with our gardens and bee population. Learn more about The Holton Homestead






Heritage Hill

Location: Ames, IA
Website: https://www.facebook.com/HeritageHillFarm/

Heritage Hill Farm was founded in the Fall of 2012, when land was purchased from a heritage farm family in the edge of Ames. We specialize in heirloom tomatoes but also have a wide variety of other vegetables including: cabbage, broccoli, carrots, eggplant, onions, potatoes, kale, lettuce, spinach, potatoes, sweet and hot peppers- and much more! Our crops are all organically grown. Learn more about Heritage Hill






Stewart Farm

Location: Maxwell, IA






Radiance Dairy

Radiance Dairy

Location: Fairfield, IA
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Radiance-Dairy-130818210287916/

Radiance Dairy is an organic, pasture-based dairy farm located near Fairfield (SE Iowa). During spring, summer and fall, the cows get fresh pasture twice a day, after morning and evening milking times. Learn more about Radiance Dairy






Heartland Burrito

Heartland Burrito

Location: Iowa City, IA
Website: https://www.heartlandburrito.com/

Our business model is deeply rooted in supporting local farming communities as we source as many local ingredients as we can. Our burritos combine international flavors with Midwest simplicity--pulling inspiration from Asian and Indian cultures while creating recipes that match the Midwest palette. Learn more about Heartland Burrito






Hickory Grove Farmstead

Hickory Grove Farmstead

Location: Colo, IA
Website: https://hickorygrovefarmstead.com/

Hickory Grove Farmstead is a small, family-run, produce farm that grows a variety of summer vegetables.  We are a small local farm, located just southwest of Colo, IA, growing produce on about 1 acre. Learn more about Hickory Grove Farmstead






Lee's Greens

Location: Nevada, IA
Website: http://www.leesgreens.com/






Rosmann Family Farms

Website: http://rosmannfamilyfarms.com/

Rosmann Family Farms, a business owned and operated by Ron and Maria Vakulskas Rosmann and sons, is located four miles northwest of Harlan in Shelby County.  Ron has farmed this land where he was raised following his graduation from Iowa State University in 1973. Learn more about Rosmann Family Farms






Agri-Cultured

Agri-Cultured

Location: Waukee, IA
Website: https://www.facebook.com/AgriculturedFoods/

We started Agri-Cultured after experiencing the wellness building properties of fermented and cultured foods for ourselves. As we began to research, we realized that traditionally fermented foods play a crucial role in gut health, the basis of our immune system. Learn more about Agri-Cultured






Iowa Asparagus

Location: Bondurant, IA






Flint Ridge

Location: Kalona, IA






Clear Creek Orchard

Clear Creek Orchard

Location: Collins, IA
Website: http://clearcreekorchard.com/

By keeping the batch size small (only slightly larger than for home cooking), we can cook each batch very quickly, thus preserving the aromatic fruit flavor that gets boiled off in commercial jam production. And with less added sugar, you taste the real fruit flavor! Delicious! We are sure you will enjoy the fresh fruity flavor — tart or mellow, smooth, or tangy. Learn more about Clear Creek Orchard






Great River Maple

Great River Maple

Location: Garnavillo, IA
Website: https://greatrivermaple.com/#about-us

ABOUT GREAT RIVER MAPLE (from their website)My family would like to welcome you to Great River Maple.Our business isn't just about making delicious certified organic maple syrup and maple cream. Learn more about Great River Maple






The Lemon Tree Teahouse

Location: Newton, IA
Website: https://www.lemontreeteahouse.com/

Megan says: "Two years ago I bought out an existing Tea House and decided to start making as many of our products fresh, from scratch and use as many locally sourced ingredients as possible. To put to use those wonderful recipes that had been handed down from generation to generation. Learn more about The Lemon Tree Teahouse






Brown Dogs Farm

Brown Dogs Farm

Location: Norwalk, IA
Website: https://browndogsfarm.com/






Braised Bone Broth Company

Braised Bone Broth Company

Location: Des Moines, IA
Website: http://www.braisedbonebroth.com

The recipes we use to make our products originate in the Midwestern farming-family kitchens of my ancestors. And this tradition, love and history that we choose to carry forward is at the heart and soul of our company. Learn more about Braised Bone Broth Company






Timber Ridge Cattle Co

Timber Ridge Cattle Co

Location: Osceola, IA
Website: http://www.timberridgecattle.com/

From the Timber Ridge Cattle Co website: 
Several years ago we sold a family owned commercial feedlot. The commercial feedlot was run to maximize cattle gains, optimize pen space, and keep cattle alive and performing well by using an aggressive antibiotic program. Learn more about Timber Ridge Cattle Co






Grimm Family Farm

Grimm Family Farm

Location: North English, IA
Website: http://www.grimmfarm.com

Grimm Family Farm strives to provide fresh, healthy, locally grown meat, produce, dry beans and vegetables to our local and regional community from our family run farm. Our animals are raised on pasture with feed from crops grown on our farm or other local farmers fields. Learn more about Grimm Family Farm






Blue Gate Farm

Website: https://www.bluegatefarmfresh.com/

Blue Gate Farm is the small, family operation of Jill Beebout & Sean Skeehan located in rural Marion County, Iowa, on land owned by the Beebout family for generations.We are Certified Naturally Grown, producing chemical-free fruits & vegetables, free-range eggs, raw honey, alpaca fiber, and handspun yarn. Learn more about Blue Gate Farm






Dutch Country Specialty Foods

Dutch Country Specialty Foods

Location: Riverside, IA

Dutch Country Specialty Foods was founded with a desire to create farm fresh foods, all natural, while supporting small family farms & businesses in our community & state. Believing regenerative agriculture and proactive nutrition play key roles in supporting vibrant health and vitality for animals and humans, our young chickens are allowed access to pastures seasonally. Learn more about Dutch Country Specialty Foods






Revol Greens

Revol Greens

Website: https://revolgreens.com/

We provide the freshest, best-tasting lettuce, grown locally and sustainably without the use of pesticides, herbicides or other harsh chemicals.We are Minnesota Grown 365 days a year. Learn more about Revol Greens






Milton Creamery

Milton Creamery

Location: Milton, IA
Website: http://www.miltoncreamery.com/

Milton Creamery is the result of a dream. A dream of doing something to help others in the agriculture world and beyond, adding value to the milk for dairy farmers, creating jobs in the local community and bringing you a product created with art and passion from Southeast Iowa. Learn more about Milton Creamery






Hoch Orchard

Hoch Orchard

Location: LaCrescent, MN
Website: https://www.hochorchard.com/






WW Homestead Dairy

WW Homestead Dairy

Location: Waukon, Iowa
Website: http://www.wwhomesteaddairy.com/

From the WW Homestead Dairy website:
WW Homestead Dairy is comprised of individuals with varied strenghs and talents with one passion: producing and distributing the ultimate dairy products to the customer.
The dairy is owned and operated by four individuals with a strong history in the dairy farming industry; Tom Walleser, Tom Weighner, Paul Weighner, and Bruce Snitker. Learn more about WW Homestead Dairy






Sammons Organic Farming

Sammons Organic Farming

Location: Churdan, IA
Website: https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/life/2017/07/14/iowa-story-behind-incredible-tomato/458546001/

Sammons Organic Farming is is a multi-generational farm located in Churdan, IA, Greene County.  We are a 120ac certified organic row crop and vegetable farm with one-third of the farm in conservation buffers and pollinator strips. Learn more about Sammons Organic Farming






Pickle Creek

Pickle Creek

Website: https://picklecreek.com/

Our widely known mission is to show how amazing herbs can be when they’re grown by passionate farmers who love their plants, their community, and their soil. We also have another, lesser-known mission, which is to demonstrate how a small sustainable farm can thrive in today’s industrialized world. Learn more about Pickle Creek






One Farm

One Farm

Website: http://www.one-farm.com/

One Farm is the compilation of many philosophies and life experiences: a love of nature, outdoor exploration, fulfillment from physical labor, creative and seasonal cooking, sustainable growing practices, family roots, living authentically and food as medicine. It is also the result of access to family farmland – a privilege not held by many in the world – and a desire to do something personally meaningful with that access. Learn more about One Farm






Star Grass Farm

Location: Maxwell, IA
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Star-Grass-Farm-148005709251239/

Star Grass Farm, formerly known as Wilted Leaf Farm, is a small scale vegetable farm that began as a home based operation producing on just under an acre in Des Moines, IA. Eventually, we moved to a larger farm on rented ground near Cambridge, IA. Learn more about Star Grass Farm






Middle Way Farm

Middle Way Farm

Location: Grinnell, IA
Website: http://www.middlewayfarm.com/

Started in November 2012 by Jordan Scheibel, Middle Way Farm is a market garden located just north of Grinnell, Iowa. The farm offers chemical-free (transitioning to certified organic in 2017) vegetables, fruits, fresh herbs, flowers, and plant starts for sale seasonally from May through November. Learn more about Middle Way Farm






Hillside Farm

Location: Murray, IA






Wabi Sabi Farm

Wabi Sabi Farm

Location: Granger, IA
Website: http://www.wabisabi-farm.com/

Harvesting A Bounty from Nature's Profound BeautyWe are a Certified Organic Fruit, Vegetable, Herb and Transplant farm located in Granger, Iowa.  Besides being USDA Certified Organic we are also extremely local being only 22 miles North of Des Moines, Iowa. Learn more about Wabi Sabi Farm






Doe

Doe's & Diva's

Website: http://www.doesanddivas.com/

Doe's and Diva's Dairy,Inc. is a small farmstead dairy located in the Loess Hills of Western Iowa. Learn more about Doe's & Diva's






Wilson

Wilson's Orchard

Location: Iowa City, IA
Food Miles: 80 miles
Website: https://www.wilsonsorchard.com/






Bud's Custom Meats

Location: Riverside, IA






Ebersole Cattle Co

Ebersole Cattle Co

Location: Southern Iowa
Website: http://www.ebersolecattleco.com/

WE ARE A SMALL FAMILY
raising Main-Anjou cattle, kids, and Quarter Horses. We live down in the hills where cows are supposed to be — Southern Iowa. Learn more about Ebersole Cattle Co






JOIA Food Farm

JOIA Food Farm

Website: https://www.joiafoodfarm.com/

Our goal is to be completely self-sustainable, where our livestock feeds our soils and the soils feed the plants we grow. We believe in the principles of agroecology, a whole systems approach to agriculture: linking ecology, culture, economics and society. Learn more about JOIA Food Farm






Angelic Bakehouse

Angelic Bakehouse

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Website: https://www.angelicbakehouse.com/

Goodness Inside. It serves as the foundation for everything we do. Learn more about Angelic Bakehouse






Valley's Own

Location: Burnsville, MN
Website: http://downinthevalley.coop/bakehouse/

The Bakehouse is a dedicated gluten-free, state-of-the artcommercial kitchen. It satisfies a growing need for gluten-free products produced in a safe facility with commitment to taste. Learn more about Valley's Own






Graze Co.

Location: Iowa

Graze Co. provides pasture-raised, hormone and antibiotic free chicken, pork, and cut flowers for your family! Grown and raised with care from our family farm in Carlisle, Iowa. Learn more about Graze Co.






Big Green Tomato

Big Green Tomato

Location: Calhoun, NE
Website: http://biggreentomato.com/






Fork Tail Farm

Location: Avoca, IA

Fork Tail Farm is a small sustainable family enterprise focused on pastured eggs, meats, and naturally grown vegetables. When John Mohr first moved to Iowa, he saw this farm and was so inspired he built a replica of the home several miles down the road. Learn more about Fork Tail Farm






Chapman Family Farm

Location: Lacona, IA






Bare Bison

Website: https://www.facebook.com/desmoinesbison/

We are the proud owners of a 260 head Bison farm located 10 miles outside of Des Moines. We steer clear of hormones and antibiotics on our farm, and we love to watch our Bison get their nutrition from our Iowa land. Learn more about Bare Bison






Swede Point Creamery

Location: 1659 334th Road Madrid, IA, 50156

Since immigrating from Sweden in the 1800’s, the Olson family has raised livestock and farmedland near Madrid - which originally was named Swede Point. Our Grandmother, Ellen Olson, wasknown for her artisan butter making in the 1920s and 1930s. Learn more about Swede Point Creamery






Organic Girl

Website: https://www.iloveorganicgirl.com/

we’re a small group of women and men in California’s fertile Salinas Valley who strive to offer you the very best organic produce. we constantly challenge ourselves to create fresh ideas for great tasting products you’ll love. Learn more about Organic Girl






Ellsworth Cooperative

Ellsworth Cooperative

Location: Ellsworth, WI
Website: https://www.ellsworthcheese.com/

Ellsworth Dairy Cooperative is based in the Heart of Wisconsin’s Dairyland in the town of Ellsworth, Wisconsin. Known as the Cheese Curd Capital, consumers who demand high-quality natural foods at a great value love our world-famous cheddar cheese curds and our entire line of specialty artisan cheeses. Learn more about Ellsworth Cooperative






Midwest Juicery

Midwest Juicery

Website: https://midwestjuicery.com/


Our Story


We believe that investing in your health pays dividends throughout your life. Being healthy gives you the energy, both mental and physical, to live your most fulfilling life. Learn more about Midwest Juicery






Rolling Acres

Location: Murray, IA
Website: http://rollingacres76.com/






FairView Farm

Location: 2333 148th Ave Murray, IA






Old Tree Farm

At Old Tree Farm, we believe that our food has a story to tell. Growing food is part of our story. Learn more about Old Tree Farm






Heartland Nuts 'n More

Website: https://www.heartlandnutsnmore.com/

Our mission is to produce and harvest the best-tasting, premium-quality orchard-grown tree nuts, including black walnuts and Northern pecans. Even after 30 years of investing heavily in scientific research, grafting and experimentation , we continue our research to find even better ways to make our black walnuts the best-tasting you can buy. Learn more about Heartland Nuts 'n More






Ruesch Century Farm

Location: Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Website: http://www.organic-cranberries.com/home

Ruesch Century Farm as the name implies is one of a handful of farms in Wisconsin that each year is recognized as being one with 100 years of continuous family ownership. Ruesch Century Farm is in its fourth generation and was purchased in 1879 by Leo and Kathrina Ruesch. Learn more about Ruesch Century Farm






Diestel

Diestel

Website: http://diestelturkey.com/organic-pre-sliced-fresh-roasted-turkey/

Our family comes from German and Italian descent. Our great, great-grandparents immigrated to California and began growing turkeys over 100 years ago. Learn more about Diestel






Big B's

Website: https://www.bigbs.com/big-b-s-juices

Big B’s is located in the majestic North Fork Valley of Colorado. This tiny mountain valley with high elevation, crisp thin air, Rocky Mountain water, cold nights, and warm days produces some of the finest fruit in the world. Learn more about Big B's






GreenStems Farm

Location: Glenwood, IA






OMENA ORGANICS FRUIT JUICE

Website: http://omenaorganics.com/

Omena Organics is three generations of growing fruit on the spectacular Leelanau peninsula resulting in multiple high quality, sustainably farmed products that we are honored to present to you. Organic produce is better. Learn more about OMENA ORGANICS FRUIT JUICE






Iowa Amish Grower

Location: Iowa






Halls Orchard

Location: Madrid, IA






MYLK Labs

Website: https://www.mylklabs.com/

For almost a decade, our founder, Grace Cheng, has been eating oatmeal every morning. Her passion for healthy living and good food, and the knowledge she gained as a USC Alumna, inspired her to create something bigger-- something that could simplify and fuel the lives of busy individuals like herself. Learn more about MYLK Labs






Josey Gingerich

Location: Lacona, IA

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