Farmer John Peterson got his start on the family farm in the 1950’s at age nine when he began milking and feeding the cows before and after school. In 1990, Farmer John transitioned the farm to organic vegetables and called it Angelic Organics. He wanted a natural system by which to farm, a system in which results were derived from the integrity of the soil—not from crop chemicals and petroleum based fertilizers.
As Angelic Organics got its footing in the early 90’s, Farmer John turned to the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) model for a truly comprehensive approach to farming—to reunite people with the source of their food, to share the magnificent drama of farming, to give children the opportunity to see their vegetables grow. This completes the farming picture beautifully, providing deep satisfaction to shareholders and farmers alike.
You can learn much more about Angelic Organics and Farmer John by watching the feature documentary film The Real Dirt on Farmer John seen by millions throughout the world and winner of 31 film festival awards.
Latest Farm Happening
Farmer John Writes: Is It Time?
This week (November 29th – December 5th) is the final week of our four-week Extended Season, and the final week of our 2020 deliveries. We closely monitor crops here as the season nears an end, because we don’t want to run out, but we also don’t want to have a lot left over after deliveries are done. For the final week, we have more... read more »