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Terrapin Farm

Terrapin Farm is a certified organic farm and greenhouse near Whitefish Montana with a deep commitment to giving more to our environment than we take from it. Growing over 500 varieties, many of which are selected through an on farm breeding program, Terrapin Farm produces a unique selection of vegetables and herbs appropriate for our micro-climate.

Terrapin Farm owner and operator, Judy Owsowitz, has been farming in the challenging climate of Northwestern Montana for over 30 years. She was a member of the steering committee to set up the Montana certification program and served on the first Montana Organic Commodity Advisory Council. Judy was influential in the establishing of the Montana Organic Association, serving as it’s first Chairperson, and continuing to serve on the board. She also is active with the policy committee of the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association.

Organic Certification Began: 1995

Products: Vegetables, herbs, seed crops

Acreage: 8 in cultivation

Soil Type: Sandy Loam

Frost Free Days: 60-80