How Do Farms Use Fresh Water?

Irrigated vs. dryland. It makes a big difference depending on your location on what you can grow.

Chad and Jeana Steiner stand in their Pinot Noir vineyard overlooking Roses Lake in the Lake Chelan AVA.

Will Small Farms Survive?

1st Generation farmers. The Steiner Family.

1st Generation Farmers, The Steiner Family.

Seeing Inside Farms is what Agritourism Offers.

Photo courtesy of Lake Chelan Historical Society. This was located very near or on our farm.

An early photo located on or near Chelan Valley Farms farming apples. Courtesy of Lake Chelan Historical Society.

What Do All The Certifications Mean?

Sustainable WA is a new certification built by industry experts and scientists.

Waking Up on The Farm

Since we’re a small farm, many of the farm activities are hands on. by Chad Steiner 2024 is our family’s 6th year living on the farm. We’re 1st generation farmers.… Continue reading Waking Up on The Farm

The Benefit of Knowing Your Farmer!?

Since the 1940’s the nutrient density of our food has declined. The great news, farmers are figuring out how to produce sustainably grown nutrient dense food and wine. by Chad… Continue reading The Benefit of Knowing Your Farmer!?

Ecological Utopia?

Is Ecological Utopia Possible? Or should be striving for Excellent Farm Ecosystems? Lets explore how building a farm ecosystem can help build resiliency. by Chad Steiner What is the motivation… Continue reading Ecological Utopia?

2023 “Reflections” Slideshow

As we reflected on 2023, we realized this is our “Why”! We love you all. by Jeana Steiner Click the image below to see the 2023 Slideshow. Cheers,