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Legacy Circle Farms

Legacy Circle Farms is a biodiverse family farm that is circling back to nature to provide reliable natural clean food sources for generations to come.”

“We are a biodiverse family farm that produces vegetables, fruits, mushrooms, nuts, herbs, hosts a small nursery and select value added products. Legacy Circle Farms is working on building up poor Ozark soil through adding organic biomass in the form of compost, mulch and intensive grazing. We look forward to hosting more events and continuing to teach the community about clean food systems.”

From Chris, Known & Grown’s Farmer Specialist: “Tyler and Erin have a very unique relationship with their landlord. Rather than paying rent they are
being paid to rejuvenate the land, increase biodiversity and supply food to the local community. In turn they are in the process of finding like minded “landless” farmers who wish to start a farm of their own, but need some place to get a start. They have grand plans for the near future. They plan to add fruit trees, chickens, sheep and other grazing animals to make the best use of the land. There is a large horse barn on the property whose roof would catch a lot of rain they could use to irrigate. The property already has a large population of pollinator and beneficial insect attracting plants that they plan to increase. They will be erecting two high tunnels on the property over the winter.”

Visit Our Farm!


Lonedell MO, 63060

Visiting Hours

Contact Erin to schedule a tour: [email protected]

Shop with us.

Washington MO Farmers Market
317 W Main St, Washington, MO 63090
Saturday (8:00am–1:00pm)

Visit the Localline Online Farm Store to order direct from Legacy Circle Farms

Co-op delivery to Fenton – email the farm to get started!

[email protected]

Contact us.

Tyler and Erin Bersen
[email protected]


A Look at Our Farm

More About Our Farm

Farm Size

71 acres, with 1/4 acre in vegetable production


  • Lettuce
  • Greens (micro, baby)
  • Cucumbers
  • Peppers
  • Tomatoes
  • Zucchini
  • Wild blueberry
  • Persimmon
  • Rutabaga
  • Radish
  • Beets
  • Turnips
  • Carrots
  • Pawpaws
  • Pears
  • Burdoch root
  • Tea
  • Ginger
  • Tumeric
  • Beans
  • Squash (winter)
  • Herbs
  • Wild mushrooms

Conservation Practices

  • Crop rotation
  • Cover crops
  • No synthetic spray
  • No till
  • Drip irrigation
  • Integrated pest management
  • Pollinator plants

Additional Practices

  • Organic seeds
  • Native wildflower plantings

Golden Beet

This farm meets our standards for the Golden Beet - our designation for excellence for exceptional Known & Grown farms.