Farm History

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Here is a very brief history of the farm:

  • Farm founded in Hotchkiss in 1993; this year we operated a CSA with 75 members under the name ‘The North Fork Valley Community Farm Project”
  • 1993-1995 ~ Continued operating CSA expanding to over 160 members
  • 1996 ~ scaled back only wholesale and retail markets, no CSA
  • 1997-2003 ~ expanded wholesale operations, sold at farm stands in Crested Butte and Telluride; also sold at farmers markets in Crested Butte, Telluride, Ridgway and Hotchkiss.
  • 2004 ~ farm moved from Rogers Mesa to Powell Mesa
  • 2005 – present ~ stopped doing retail markets, offered CSA under the name “Turkey Hill CSA“, continuing wholesale business