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The Forbes Family Farm

We love connecting people in our community with locally grown food. We sell our produce through a Community Supported Agriculture model where families purchase a membership share and receive a box of fresh produce every week throughout the growing season along with an option to add-on a pasture-raised meat share. We grow over 70 different crops ranging from root veggies and greens to classics like tomatoes and cucumbers. Each week from May through October members receive approximately 8-12 produce varieties. The early weeks of the CSA will feature a variety of greens (lettuce, kale, arugula, spinach), root crops (radishes, carrots, beets, turnips) and peas, Swiss Chard, bok choy, green onions, herbs and garlic scapes. These boxes will be a bit smaller as produce is just coming on here in our high-altitude setting. As we move into the summer, your share will begin to include crops such as green beans, cucumbers, tomatoes, hot and sweet peppers, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, eggplant, summer squash, garlic and strawberries. By the fall we will also be able to include winter squash, apples, plums, melons, onions, leeks, fennel and potatoes.

All of our animals are raised out in the sunshine, moving to fresh grass daily. They are never given antibiotics or growth hormones. Most of our animals are heritage breed stock and are allowed to exhibit all the natural traits of their species. We raise chicken, ducks, turkeys, pigs, cattle and yaks.

We also run a guesthouse and covered wagons through Airbnb that allows us to share a piece of farm life with those looking to disconnect from the hustle and bustle. As a remote property along the scenic Sheep Creek Geological Loop, this is the perfect place for star gazers, outdoor adventurers, garden enthusiasts, and anyone looking to spend time on a working farm.

We’re passionate about teaching people how to confidently cook farm to table meals at home, so provide a variety of online courses and resources teaching people how to stock their kitchen, acquire the best ingredients, build a seasonal menu concept, and enjoy the Farm to Table experience at home.

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Reviews:

This farm is AMAZING! In so many ways – we had one of our favorite family weekends here. It is just beautiful, the Forbes are so generous, kind, welcoming & hospitable, our kids absolutely loved seeing all the animals, exploring, learning about farming and eating delicious food. Simply an oasis!” – Elicia Lindahl, Google Review

We love the Forbes family and their amazing farm! great produce, great prices, great people!” – Brittany Walker Lund, Facebook Review

A hidden gem. A beautiful farm and ever more fantastic family of caretakers. They know how to cultivate the most delicious produce. Check out their cute AirBnb and farm to table dinners too!” – Lindy J, Google Review

Gossner Foods

“Nature Provided, We Perfected,” is more than a catchy phrase at Gossner Foods. Founded in 1966 by Edwin Gossner Sr. Gossner Foods is a growing family business with two locations across the western United States. With a combined 120 years of cheese making experience, state of the art equipment, and a team of dedicated employees; Gossner Foods is a leader in the dairy industry.

What began as a strictly Swiss cheese plant, has expanded until now over 30 varieties of cheese carry the Gossner name. In addition to our array of cheeses, Gossner Foods also processes UHT shelf stable milk in a variety of flavors. This milk can sit on the shelf for months without refrigeration and is ideal for food storage, camping, and school lunches!

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Reviews

I have great memories of always stopping there when I was a child for the curds and I took my kids also! I have always loved the great customer service there through the years!! We got there anout 15 minutes before closing and they could not have been more sweet and kind!! My friend, who was with me got enough of the boxed milk to share with her class for food storage! The curds aka squeaky cheese never disappoints and your hot pepper ends are just the best!!

Lynette Widdison,

Facebook Review

The first time I tried Gossner’s milk was in the 80’s when I was in The Army. It was given to us while we were in the field for training. I was very proud that we were being served a product from my home state. I recently went to your store with my mother and was very impressed. The cheese selection is wonderful! I introduced my grandchildren to the milk. They love it! I look forward to our next trip!

Barry Carr,

Facebook Review

I want you all to list the names of all your cows so I can say thank you to each one personally! I am sooooo now addicted to your milk products that I can’t put them down. You all have provided a perfect product you should be proud of.

Greg Boone,

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Tagge’s Famous Fruit & Veggie Farms

Tagge’s Famous Fruit and Veggie Farms is a grower of local fresh fruits and vegetables and maker of quality jams, jellies and salsas. Famous for our local fresh taste, we own farms and orchards along the Wasatch Front, offering some of the best produce Utah has to offer.

 Our farm-fresh products are a staple in many households. You can enjoy farm-fresh products in our Community Sponsored Agriculture (CSA) program. Our CSA Tagge Box is a weekly distribution of our finest seasonal fruits and vegetables. From July to October, a selection of locally-grown fruits and vegetables are packed in a box that can be delivered to your home or picked up at a Tagge’s location.

 You can even add half bushel boxes of produce to your order, or add on local honey, farm-fresh eggs, and our homemade salsa and jam. Taste the freshness at Tagge’s fruit stands and various farmers markets along the Wasatch Front.

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Farmstands:

  • Tagges Farmstand – 3432 S Highway 89
  • Downtown Salt Lake Farmstand – 431 East S. Temple
  • Foothill Farmstand – 1326 South 2100 East, SLC
  • 33rd South Farmstand – 3119 E 3300 S – SLC
  • Holladay Farmstand – 4747 S Holladay Blvd
  • Cottonwood Heights Farmstand – 6876 S Highland Dr
  • Park City Farmstand – 4051 Highway 224

Farmers Markets:

  • Downtown Salt Lake City Market
  • Park City Farmers Market
  • Liberty Park Farmers Market
  • Downtown Ogden Farmers Market
  • Wheeler Farm Farmers Market
  • Utah Farm Bureau Murray Park Farmers Market
  • Utah Farm Bureau South Jordan Farmers Market

Reviews

I signed up for my first CSA this year with Tagge’s. I just received my first box of produce and it was amazing!

Colleen Ann,

Facebook Review

Great produce. Innovators in local distribution. Full range of products.

Alan Scott,

Facebook Review,

Best peaches, best veggies, best fruit and the best of all are the low prices…

Chebito Lopez,

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