Locally Farmed Produce
Over 60 years of growing fruit and vegetables in Park Rapids, Minnesota
What We Grow: 2021 Season
- Farm-fresh eggs
- Tony’s Red Wagon strawberries, rhubarb, and asparagus
- Tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini (early summer, midsummer, late summer)
- Sweet corn, pumpkins, squash (late summer, early autumn)
History. We were founded in 1956 by Russell and Maxine Carter. Read more of our story here.
People, Land, Community
There has never been a better time to get to know your local farmers and to encourage the next generation of land stewards.
Lady Elaine has discovered that Mordred, a traitorous knight of the king’s court, has captured the queen! Will King Arthur’s Knights of the Round Table be able to rescue her? Come out to Carters’ Fall Festival and take a journey to Camelot on the autumn wagon ride drama, appropriate for all ages.
Carters’ Fall Festival made its start when a friend suggested that the farm host a Harvest Hootenanny at the Pumpkin Patch for her preschool students. Later the Carters hosted the first Pumpkin Day at the newly built barn market on East 34 in October 1994. Maggie’s Diner provided popcorn, cider, and pumpkin bars, and customersContinue reading “Pumpkin Extravaganza: A Short History of Carters’ Fall Festival”
This summer dish comes from Maxine Carter’s mother, Irene Kulp: First, cook greens of your choice (try spinach, watercress, or cabbage) in bacon fat in the skillet. Then mix some eggs, milk, and vinegar together, with salt and pepper to taste. (The amounts depend on the amount of greens and on how sour you likeContinue reading “Grandma Kulp’s Eggs-and-Greens”