Phoenix Fruit Farm is a newly-founded orchard business as of 2017. The farm has a long history in the community, and has been in orchard production since 1963.
Elly Vaughan, the owner/operator, has an extensive background in organic vegetable farming and is committed to bringing those same principles of responsible land stewardship and environmental awareness to orcharding. After managing the farm for a couple of years, Elly took over ownership of the property, with the intention of building on a legacy of high-quality, local fruit, while bringing new ideas to the farm. Phoenix Fruit Farm produces a variety of value-added products at WMFPC, including salsas, apple sauce and frozen produce.