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Meet a Supplier: Farm of Peace, Warfordsburg, PA

Posted on by Susan

farmbarns1The Farm of Peace is a 150-acre farm in the gently rolling hills of south-central Pennsylvania, only 45 minutes from Hagerstown, just north of Hancock, MD. The location is a working farm, a retreat and healing center, and a spiritual community. Aside from fresh, organically grown (not certified) produce, Farm of Peace offers beautiful CSA shares, pastured meats and sells at local farmers markets.

12321684_802238589881820_3935826968523170158_nThey recently hosted a mushroom growing event at Valley Co-op and decided to apply to become suppliers to the store. Ricky Connelley from the Farm explain about their business: ‘We adhere to organic certification guidelines in our production practices although we have not yet gone through the certification process. We use minimal tillage, lots of hand labor with some tractor assistance, and plant and encourage wildflowers for insect pollinators, and trees for windbreaks and other environmental benefits.’

Currently Farm of Peace is offering currently offering: Kale, chard, head lettuce, salad mixes, asparagus, radishes, and scallions in the store and for member orders; more varities are added weekly. Learn more about Farm of Peace on their website: farmofpeace.com

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