Native Roots Farm is owned and operated by damien appel.  For the past eight years the Farm has produced some of the finest sustainable/organic vegetables in NW Indiana.


The Farm tends a flock of 75 laying hens, an acre of intensive vegetables production, 5,000 sqft of Hoophouses,  and 200+ shiitake mushroom logs. 

2021 marks the third year at the Wanatah Farm property, situated twenty minutes from downtown Valparaiso, indiana.   

each year the farm gets closer in transforming our land into a closed-loop sustainable, fertile, nature-balanced, happy organic farm.

follow along to see the progress on our instagram or facebook, or both!

All vegetables, eggs, and mushrooms are sold directly to customers through two Weekly Markets, our CSA, select wholesale accounts, and casually from the farm.

markets include:

Valparaiso Market (Saturday 9-1 pm)
Coffee Creek Farmers Market (Wednesday 3-7 pm)