Spring Creek Farm - Baldwin City, KS

Kansas City Food Circle Member Grower

Spring Creek Farm (CSA)

Spring Creek Farm (CSA) - Baldwin City, Kansas

Stephanie Thomas
1841 N. 150 Rd.
Baldwin City, KS 66006
785-633-5292
SpringCreekCSA {a} yahoo. com

At Spring Creek Farm near Baldwin City, we believe that food is at its best when it is fresh and natural. We grow about 90 varieties of the tastiest local produce available using organic and sustainable farming methods. Most of our varieties are HEIRLOOMS, with our heaviest production in MELONS (including FRENCH CHARANTAIS), 15 VARIETIES OF TOMATOES, and SWEET POTATOES.  Also FREE-RANGE EGGS, CHICKEN & TURKEY. We offer an 18-week CSA with deliveries to Baldwin and Lawrence, KS. You can also find our produce in Lawrence at The Merc, The Saturday Lawrence Farmers’ Market , and Cottin’s Thursday afternoon market. You’ll love what we bring to your table!

From the Growing Growers’ Featured Apprentices page:

Stephanie Thomas ’05

Apprenticed at Kansas City Community Farm (www.KCCUA.org … and is now a host farmer!

Spring Creek is a Growing Growers Host Farm:

Farm: Spring Creek Farm
Farmer(s): Stephanie Thomas
Location: Baldwin City, KS
Contact: 785-633-5292, springcreekcsa (@) yahoo.com
Apprenticeship opportunities: Paid, part time and volunteer

Spring Creek Farm is a fourth-year farm near Baldwin City that uses organic and sustainable growing practices. We grow a small amount of berries and a large variety of vegetables, greens and roots. About 90% of the varieties we grow are heirloom, and our biggest crops are tomatoes, root crops and melons. We have three hoop houses in production. Our cultivated field space is approximately 2 acres. Our market consists of sales to natural groceries and several restaurants in Lawrence and Topeka, the Downtown Lawrence Farmers Market, and a CSA of approx. 25 distributed in Baldwin City and Gardner, KS. We can offer a paid apprentice 20+ hours weekly, and also desire a volunteer apprentice. We do not offer room and board.

Spring Creek Farm (CSA) - Baldwin City, KS

Stephanie started Spring Creek Farm in Baldwin, Kansas in 2005 and has maintained full-year production ever since. Spring Creek produces 90+ varieties of naturally grown vegetables, specializing in heirloom tomatoes, melons and sweet potatoes. The farm also has around 50 laying hens. Stephanie sells her produce at the Lawrence Farmers Market and to area restaurants and grocery stores. She also has a growing CSA program.

Spring Creek Farm (CSA) - Baldwin City, Kansas
                                                                                                                                                   Our hens are housed in mobile coops and moved onto fresh grass daily.

 

Spring Creek Farm (CSA) - Baldwin City, Kansas

PRODUCTS OFFERED BY SPRING CREEK FARM:

Fruits and Vegetables

  • Beets
  • Carrots
  • Sweet Corn
  • Cucumbers
  • Garlic
  • Gourds
  • Green Beans
  • Heirloom Tomatoes
  • Herbs
  • Lettuce and Salad Greens
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Melons
  • Onions
  • Potatoes
  • Okra
  • Squash
  • Tomatoes

Specialty

  • CSA Subscriptions

Dairy & Eggs

  • Eggs

 

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We expect to receive organic certification at end of 2010.