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Known & Grown exists to help farmers within the St. Louis foodshed spread the word about their practices, their products, and the principles that ground their work.

Known & Grown STL is a project of Missouri Coalition for the Environment, on behalf of the St. Louis Food Policy Coalition.

(314) 727-0600
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Rosy Buck Farms

Rosy Buck Farm offers responsibly grown produce through local farmers’ markets, as well as flexible CSA share options.”

“Rosy Buck Farm is the brainchild of Holly Evans and Randy Buck. We met in 2009 when we were the only two interns on a farm on Orcas Island, off the coast of Washington. Since then we have traveled the world, volunteering on dozens of different farms to learn as much as we could about sustainable farming. We have slaughtered quail in Tennessee, gathered stinging nettles in France, inoculated sheep in New Zealand, and harvested Brussels sprouts in Vermont. Now we are excited to be starting our fourth season on our own farm!”

“Currently we are getting our hands dirty in Missouri, growing a modest farm for farm shares and farmers’ markets in the St. Louis area.”

“We believe that everyone has the right to know the whole story behind their food, from seed to plate. The current food system has become focused on maximizing production, shelf life, and transportability, rather than simply enjoying growing delicious food. This shift of priorities has not only impacted the quality of our food, but also wreaked havoc on the environment. Small-scale sustainable farming is the solution to these problems. We encourage you to stop by Rosy Buck Farm to meet your farmers, check out the fields, and get to know where your food comes from. Unlike large industrial monocrop farms, balanced farming benefits the environment (from rebuilding topsoil to providing safe food for pollinators) and produces tastier, more nutritious vegetables for you and your family.”

Visit Our Farm!

Location

Beaufort, MO

Shop with us.

Farm shares – purchase direct from Rosy Buck

Schlafly Farmers’ Market
7260 Southwest Ave, Maplewood, MO 63143
Wednesdays (4:00pm–7:00pm) April-October

Contact us.

Holly Evans and Randy Buck
rosybuckfarm@gmail.com
(314)740-0960

www.rosybuckfarm.com

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A Look at Our Farm

More About Our Farm

Farm Size

2 acres

Conservation Practices

  • Crop rotation
  • Nutrient management plan
  • No till
  • Riparian herbaceous cover
  • Soil testing
  • No synthetic chemicals
  • Integrated pest management
  • Pollinator habitat enhancement plan

Additional Practices

  • Kinsey method of using minerals to balance soil fertility
  • Hand dug ditches that collect
    rain water and divert it into a concentric network of
    smaller ditches inside the crop circles.
  • Organic seeds