8 of America’s Best Pizza Farms
Pizza lovers, listen up. If you're craving the best pie of your life, head to a pizza farm. These niche eateries are popping up on homesteads all across the country, serving up 'za made with farm-fresh ingredients.
If you love pizza (and c’mon, who doesn’t?) you need to visit a pizza farm. This locavore trend is gaining traction across the country, encouraging patrons to visit a neighborhood farm and enjoy a pie made with fresh, seasonal ingredients. We visited a pizza farm last summer to get the full scoop, and now we’re excited to share our top pizza farm picks with you. Enjoy—and save us a slice!
Courtesy Seal Cove Farm
Seal Cove Farm
If you’ve ever wanted to hang out with a herd of cuddly goats while noshing on the best pizza in town, head to Seal Cove Farm. This New England destination has been making goat cheese since 1981. And every Friday through Sunday, May through October, you’ll find pies decorated with feta, chevre and “goateroni”—plus farm-fresh veggies. Don’t miss these other wicked good New England eats.
Old School Farm
Eat like a local at Old School Farm. After all, every ingredient is grown on-site or sourced from a nearby creamery. The farm’s woodlot even powers the pizza oven! This Mid-Atlantic eatery serves up 12-inch artisan pizzas every Friday night from mid-May through October. Live music starts at 6 p.m. Still hungry? Check out one of our top 10 pizza recipes.
Courtesy Millsap Farm
If you already have a designated pizza night in your family’s dinner rotation, swap out the delivery joint for Millsap Farms‘ pizza club. This Thursday night event in the Mid-South requires reservations—but the buffet-style spread of pies made with local ingredients is well worth the wait. Diehard pizza fans can enroll in the farm’s season pass that gives you access to pizza nights all season long.
Courtesy Good Roots Farm and Gardens
Good Roots Farm and Gardens
Brookings, South Dakota
Keep it casual at Good Roots Farm and Gardens. This Midwest pizza night—held on the last Sunday of June, July, August and September—features handcrafted pies with freshly harvested toppings. Feel free to BYOB—and tote along some lawn games, too—then get ready to kick back and relax.
Full Belly Farm
You’ll have a full belly after visiting Full Belly Farm—that’s for sure. The West Coast farm’s monthly pizza nights—from May through September—include a menu of pizza, salads and farm-fresh homemade ice cream. Bring a picnic blanket and get ready to dig in!
Courtesy Stoney Acres Pizza Farm
Stoney Acres Farm
All of the ingredients at Stoney Acres Farm are hyper-local. Wheat for the crust, tomatoes for the sauce, meat and veggie toppings—everything’s grown on the farm. (Except for the cheese, which comes from creameries across the Dairy State). Check out a pizza night on Fridays and Saturdays, April through November.
Courtesy Geyer’s Oven
Come hungry to Geyer’s Oven—all-you-can-eat ‘za is served on the second and fourth Thursdays of each summer month. Each pie is made with seasonal ingredients—many of which are grown on the farm—including asparagus, tomatoes and even rhubarb! If you’ve never had a savory rhubarb dish, try one of these recipes.
Courtesy 9 Miles East Farm
9 Miles East Farm
Schuylerville, New York
If you want that farm-fresh taste without sacrificing the convenience of delivery, check out 9 Miles East Farm. Located in upstate New York, this eatery will bring a farm-fresh pizza right to your doorstep. All of the ingredients—from the crust to the sauce—are locally sourced. Next, check out the best local farm tour in every state.