It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Worden Farm Greenmarket at the Village! Husband and wife team Chris Worden, Ph.D. and Eva Worden, Ph.D. are the dynamic duo that created Worden Farm. For almost 10 years, the Worden’s have been growing fresh, local, organic produce for our very own Southwest Florida community. The company not only strives to maintain their high quality products, but also promotes agricultural sustainability and biodiversity through educational programs. The farm is managed by a variety of sustainable methods for conserving and enhancing natural and human ecosystems. The Worden’s are renowned for their use of innovative organic farming techniques through their original, maintainable and ecological procedures. Worden Farm’s famous products and eco-friendly methods are recognized at the local, state and national level, being featured in several national and regional media outlets, including The Nightly News with Brian Williams on NBC, America’s Heartland on PBS, American Farmer, Florida Grower, Florida Travel+Life, and Florida Trend. Everyone is raving about Worden Farm’s Greenmarket!
Worden Farm also hosts events and tours, educating about farming and culinary techniques. This includes culinary workshops, farm tours, gardening workshops, private market bookings, farm feasts and special events.
From the Fall to the Spring seasons, anyone is able to gain access to their wonderful food by going to a sponsored farmer’s market. The farm produces over 50 different varieties of certified organic vegetables, fruits, herbs, and flowers, making it hard to walk away without buying something! Worden Farm’s Greenmarket will be featured at the Village every Wednesday, between the months of January and March, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Not only will organic fruits, vegetables, and flowers be available for purchase from Worden Farm but the Village will also have 100% natural granola from Leslie’s Granola, fresh seafood from Peace River Seafood, imported olive oils and spices from Bella Balsamic, Culinary Cooking Demos by Charlotte Technical Center and live entertainment by Singer/Guitarist Michael Hirst for some dancing while you shop!
By becoming a member of Worden Farm, you are guaranteed: affordable weekly harvest share of fresh, local, organic produce, during peak season, a weekly farm newsletter with recipes, ideas, farm updates, and photos, free farm tours for members and guests during the season, discounts on farm workshops and special events, 10% discount at all Worden Farm farmers market locations, personal satisfaction of connecting with the farm, and helping to protect the environment, preserve open space, support family farming, promote training of future organic farmers and gardeners, and create a strong local economy and community.
Visit www.wordenfarm.com for further farm membership information, crop information, over 50 different listed recipes, and upcoming events or call 941 637-4874 for more information. You can always visit www.fishville.com for upcoming events, times and locations of upcoming Worden Farm’s Greenmarket at the Village. See you at the market!