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About Waterman's Family Farm

We're the little farm in the big city, a real working produce farm as well as the host of the famous Fall Harvest Festival and the Jazz-a-Berry festival. We're also a terrific party location, an educational center and a friendly farm market!

Interested in working for us? Then we’d like to meet you!

Our Fall Harvest Festival is coming up, and we need some good, reliable people to keep it running, so we’re having a Job Fair Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 18 and 19, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at both Waterman’s … Continue reading

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Home Grown Tomatoes

“Homegrown tomatoes, homegrown tomatoes What’d life be without homegrown tomatoes? Only two things that money can’t buy That’s true love and homegrown tomatoes.” — Guy Clark, Homegrown Tomatoes Actually, you CAN buy homegrown tomatoes — ours. They’re red, ripe and … Continue reading

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Corny Times Are Here Again

You know summer’s here when you bite into your first ear of crunchy, delicious sweet corn! We’re picking our earliest variety now, so come on out to the market! Why should you buy our corn instead of the stuff in the supermarket? Freshness. … Continue reading

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New fields to cultivate

A few years ago, we were approached by a representative of a community of Karen people, a persecuted ethnic minority from Myanmar, with a proposition: Would be willing to provide these refugees, farmers in their homeland but now living in … Continue reading

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Agriculture and art

Agriculture and art

This wonderful mosaic ear of corn, created by Lisa Waterman, greets visitors at the market, 7010 E. Raymond Street.

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So long to spring, hello to summer

All good things must come to an end and so it is with our spring crops, strawberries and peas. They’re all done for the year — no more in the field, none in the market … but that’s as it … Continue reading

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We have berries in the market!

We have wonderful, delicious strawberries available in our market. They are a bit smaller than they were at the beginning of the season but they retain that marvelous flavor. There are essentially no more berries available for you to pick … Continue reading

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