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Company Name Pearson's Melon Farm/Quiet Springs Farm
Website steffen-farms.com
Street-Physical 2019 Georgetown Road
Street-Mailing 4776W 950N
City Tangier
State IN
Zip Code 47952
Contact Name 1 Ken Steffen
Title 1 owner/operator
Phone 1 765-498-1071
Fax 1 765-498-1071
E-mail 1 ken@steffen-farms.com
Contact Name 2 Patsy Steffen
Title 2 owner/operator
Phone 2 765-498-1071
Fax 2 765-498-1071
E-mail 2 patsy@steffen-farms.com
Phone-Emergency After Hours 765-498-1071
Brief Description Pearsonís Melon Farm/Quiet Springs Farm grows and markets 30 acres of vegetables, including watermelon, cantaloupe, pumpkins/squash, tomatoes, sweet corn and minor amounts of peppers, cabbage, potatoes, eggplant, cucumbers, zucchini, onions, etc.
Season 1 Start Date June 15
Season 1 End Date October 1
Monday 1 9 am to 7 pm
Tuesday 1 9 am to 7 pm
Wednesday 1 9 am to 7 pm
Thursday 1 9 am to 7 pm
Friday 1 9 am to 7 pm
Saturday 1 9 am to 7 pm
Sunday 1 9 am to 7 pm
Season 2 Start Date October 1
Season 2 End Date November 1
Monday 2 9:30 am to 6:30 pm
Tuesday 2 9:30 am to 6:30 pm
Wednesday 2 9:30 am to 6:30 pm
Thursday 2 9:30 am to 6:30 pm
Friday 2 9:30 am to 6:30 pm
Saturday 2 9:30 am to 6:30 pm
Sunday 2 9:30 am to 6:30 pm
Sales/Display(B) 500 sf
Production/Service(B) 0 0
Storage(B) 0
Total(B) 500 500
Sales/Display(O) 5,000
Production/Service(O) 0
Parking(O) 15,000
Total(O) 20,000
Employees 1-5
Business History Pearsonís Melon Farm was started in Howard (Sandtown), IN in 1955 by John and Elcie Pearson. John and Elcieís daughters are still involved in the business; Patsy Steffen, as co-owner and Norma Pearson, as Tilton Market Manager. Quiet Springs Farm was started by Ken Steffen in 1996, near Tangier, IN. Ken and Patsy started farming cooperatively in 2003. They were married in 2006 at which time they established Steffen Farms as the legal name for the joint operation, of which they are co-owners.