Worden Farm is an 85-acre family farm in Southwest Florida, USA, founded and actively run by Chris Worden, Ph.D. and Eva Worden, Ph.D., growing certified-organic crops, with sustainable, regenerative, climate-wise agricultural practices since 2003.
Worden Farm produce is safe, affordable, nutrient-dense, delicious,100% USDA-certified organic and available directly to the local community in season, Fall through Spring, through a farm box program, a members-only organic farm stand, and local farmers markets.
Worden Farm consulting services help aspiring and fellow farmers to succeed in organic crop production and marketing.
The Wordens have promoted organic food and agriculture, through educational videos, television shows, workshops, farm tours, university courses, conferences, consulting and an intensive farm apprenticeship program. They have promoted agricultural development and community greening projects within the United States and internationally.
The Wordens are recipients of the Florida Innovative Farmer Award, and have been recognized as Organic Farmer Experts by the Organic Trade Association and the United States Department of Agriculture.
Chris Worden’s doctorate is in Crop Science from University of Connecticut, and Eva Worden’s doctorate is in Ecosystem Management from Yale University. Chris and Eva met while earning Masters of Science degrees in Horticulture from University of Maryland, after undergraduate degrees by Chris at University of Maryland, and Eva at University of Florida.
Worden Farm has been featured widely in the media, including PBS-TV, The NBC Nightly News, Daytime, America’s Heartland, USA Today, Southern Living, Bon Appetit, American Farmer, The New Pioneer, Florida Grower, and Florida Trend.