Face of the Farmer

Gilmore Farms

Gilmore Farms Gilmore Farms is owned by Pam and Dean Gilmore and is truly an amazing story. Read below to find out how Pam and Dean got started and just what they think about their farm, the industry, and the things family farmers face. Gilmore Farms is located at 4261 W. Fir Road, Pasco WA 99301. How long has the farm been in business and why did you start farming? My (Pam’s) dad moved our family here in the early 50’s and my parents joined the other hard working pioneers who turned this dry de ...

Flatau Farm

We may be small in size, but we are big at heart! Located 25 miles north of Pasco, Washington, we are a family operation that grows fruit just for local Farmers Markets. We have one acre of cherries and another acre of apples and soft fruit–peaches, nectarines and pluots. Visit us at http://flataufarm.com What got you started in farming? Paul grew up as a farm boy in the Columbia Basin (our property is part of what was his parents’ last farm). We wanted to use our small hillside acre ...
Alvarez Farms at the Pasco Farmers Market, Pasco Washington

Alvarez Farms

Educating the next generation of farmers about the importance agriculture plays in our community is important for the long-term success of eastern Washington. Alvarez Organic Farms takes it to another level. Alvarez Farms was founded in 1988 by Hilario Alvarez. Hilario and his family exemplify dedication to their agricultural enterprise. Hilario made the journey from farm worker to farm manager and now owns a 75-acre organic farm He sells 300 different vegetable varieties at 14 farmers markets i ...

FeatherRidge Farms

FeatherRidge Farms’ goal is to provide quality, locally grown, healthy food to the folks in our region. They believe in feeding their own first and in feeding people the healthiest, most nutritional food possible. This is their second year at the Pasco Farmers Market and they say they are “so excited!” Currently, their focus is on Heirloom tomatoes. They plan to offer 24 varieties in 2014. They have added Brandywine in all colors and a white tomato. FeatherRidge Farms will be doubling their prod ...