Folly Farm is a micro-farm and you-pick garden at the base of Mt. Fannie in Cove, Oregon, focusing on gourmet garlic and open-pollinated heirloom vegetables.

Come on by or call for an appointment for your first visit and we’ll show you how things work. During growing season, we are open during the day for you-pick kitchen veggies, and by appointment for garlic, canned goods, and bulk harvests when available.

To spread our love for home-made cooking, we’re launching a series of workshops in 2016 focusing on good old-fashioned ways to enjoy the harvest from seed-to-fork all year long. Watch this site and like us on Facebook for updates and class schedules.

Gourmet Garlic

Seed Saving

You-Pick Garden

Long Sleeves and Grandma’s Pickles

Driving to La Grande for an early morning meeting, the radio news reporter stated Union County's average temperature in August was .9 degrees above average. I wondered: Are you talking about our Union County in Oregon, or Union County in New Mexico or Georgia? Since...

Nothing says I love you…

...like Garlic Scape Pesto breath before 8am. Yes, folks: For the next few weeks, we have deliciously decadent garlic scapes available. What's are they?   Simply put, the garlic scape is the flower bud of the plant. As the scape emerges on a mature garlic plant, the...

May Growings On

Where have we been for the last two months? Prepping and planting, of course! Under the shade cloth are about 8 tomato varieties, and 15 or so pepper varieties. If you have seedlings going, it's time to get them outside to harden out for warmer temperatures. Don't...

Seed Swap on Folly Farm

After two really great seed swaps in Baker and La Grande over the last two weekends, we are gearing up for our own Spring Seed Swap right here on Folly Farm this Saturday. Things are still a little untidy in the garden from last season's self-seeding crops, but we're...

Spring Seed Swaps in the Works

Seed swaps are casual gatherings for home gardeners, micro-farmers, and seed-savers to share gardening tips and exchange seeds. Never saved heirloom seeds before? No problem. We’ll teach you how. Already saving your heirloom seeds? Bring some along to share with...