In 1957, after years of farming on leased land and saving their earnings, John Leo and Velma Hawkins purchased a ninety-nine acre farm outside of North Manchester, Indiana, in the Bluffton Till Plain region, choosing the place for its excellent soil and tending it with care. Three generations later, our family continues to steward the farm. Today, we raise poultry, hogs, cattle, and vegetables, farming by the example of our forbears while using the health and wholeness of soils, waters, plants, animals, and people as our standard--community supported agriculture at the confluence of nature and culture.

Stop by our farm store, subscribe to our CSA, and join us for Fridays on the Farm, a dining experience for the whole family featuring artisan pizzas made with all-natural, locally-sourced ingredients and baked in an outdoor, wood-fired brick oven.

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Listing last updated on Apr 2, 2020

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Season:  January through January

Type:  single farm

Since:  2003

# of Shares:  125

Share Prices:  $25/week for vegetable share $30/week for meat share Also available: egg share, grain share, cheese share.

Work Req?  No

Schedule and Location:

Open Monday-Saturday, 8am-6pm. Visit our farm store for a variety of frozen meats, fresh eggs, and other local foods. (Product availability varies.) More information at

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The Hawkins are nurturing the body and soul on their farm in north east Indiana. When you drive out to the farm store or for pizza Friday nights (in the summer), you'll pass the vegetable and herb garden.... [more]

We had our first pound of the ground beef and were very satisfied for $3.75 per pound. However, we were even more satisfied with their brick oven homemade pizzas! They are beyond comparison and fairly priced between 9-11 dollars.... [more]

We've been happy shareholders for three years now. Jeff's system of self-harvest for the vegetables has made our trip from Fort Wayne a weekly event for the whole family.... [more]

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