Dark Wood Farm is a small patch of earth in Boone County, Kentucky tended with care by Annie Woods and Chris Pyper. When you eat food from Dark Wood Farm, you’ll know that it is always:
We grow flavorful varieties of vegetables that are picked ripe and fresh at the peak of their tastiness.
For a strong, healthy body, you need food packed with minerals and vitamins. Our job as your farmers is to tend the soil so that your vegetables are chock full of goodness instead of weird chemicals.
All of the vegetables from Dark Wood Farm are grown right here in the Ohio River Valley, picked by Annie, Chris, family, friends, and sold in the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati area.
We grow according to the season – delicious greens in the spring; juicy tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and melons in the summer; and root vegetables like potatoes, onions, carrots, and beets in the fall.
Some folks would call Dark Wood Farm vegetables “organic,” but we’d have to get certified through the USDA to legally use that term. We don’t use any chemical fertilizers, pesticides, or herbicides on the farm. Soil fertility comes from compost, cover crops, and managing tillage to keep soil life happy and healthy. Pests are managed by using fabric row cover, hand removal, planting flowers to attract beneficial insects, and by accepting that veggies with a few bug holes are better than veggies covered in pesticides. Weeds are managed by hoeing and mowing. Curious about our growing practices? Roll up your sleeves, come down to the farm, lend a hand and see for yourself how and where your veggies are grown. Contact the farm here.