The Wanda Family Farm

Connecting you to your food

Our Story

The Wanda family came from the city of Chicago, with no farm background. However, Joe’s parents were concerned about where their food came from and wanted to make a change. They made the decision to purchase a hobby farm in Harvard, IL. Their mission at the time was to feed their large, growing family with their own vegetables, meats, eggs, and milk. Joe at a young age, worked hard to learn all he could about farming and quickly realized he had a passion for producing food.

Search for Healthy Food

After high school, Joe studied agriculture at the University of River Falls Wisconsin. During that time, he interned and worked on several farms. After working on an organic, large commercial, and small family farms, he realized the quality of food starts with the farmer's philosophy of farming and not the farm's title. Joe learned that the land, livestock, and environment have a symbiotic relationship that work together and farmers are only caretakers to nurture what God has already put in place.

Our Mission

In 2015, Joe and Hannah purchased Wanda Farm to continue the family mission by feeding their growing families. After understanding of the lack of trust between the farm industry and the consumer, they are now on a mission to transform the agriculture industry, by producing wholesome food and rebuilding trust with the consumer by selling direct to them. Will you join them!?!


The Team

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  • Joe
    Joe
    Owner
  • Hannah
    Hannah
    Owner
  • Pete
    Pete
    Handy Man

Our Belief

We believe God made us to be stewards of our bodies and the land. We take it serious in improving our environment. We believe the soil’s health, the animal’s health, and human’s health all have a symbiotic relationship that work together. When it is all correctly nurtured, the need for chemicals, antibiotics, and hormones are excluded. It is a beautiful creation our God made for our well-being. Help us support this belief to makes the world a better place!

Our Practices

We treat all our animals here at Wanda Farm as we would family and give them the best quality life that we can offer. Our animals go on pastures during the grazing months and in a free-range environment with shelter when pastures are not available during poor weather conditions. We never treat with antibiotics except in a life threatening cases and never feed antibiotics or growth hormones. Providing high quality feed and a comfortable environment for our animals is what makes our products so tasty and healthy.

Building Confidence

We also believe in having a relationship with you, the customer. You are more than just a number. When you purchase from Wanda Farm, you become a member of the farm and apart of the mission for a healthier food system. Our goal is to be transparent on how your food is produced and listen to your feedback.

From Our Farm to Your Family's Table

Pasture-raised foods you can eat with confidence

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