Grand Teton Organics is proud to be part of the Parkinson heritage. Parkinson Seed Farm was founded in 1937 and is located in eastern Fremont County in Idaho. It lies approximately 30 miles west of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. In the beginning it was developed as a dry land wheat farm. As Irrigation became available in the mid 1970s and early 1980s, seed potatoes became an important part of the farm. Today more than 5,000 acres of Certified Seed Potatoes, Certified Organic Seed potatoes.
Hay and wheat are produced on the farm. The family farm is owned and managed by a third Generation Parkinson, Dirk and his wife Robyn.
Dirk and Robyn together with their sons Jake, Josh and Jud as well as brother Brett work together on a daily basis to bring about success on the farm. The rest of the family Jenny, Jessie, Jamie, Jared, Jordan, Joe and Josie (all names with J are Dirk and Robyn’s children). The married children’s spouses, Leah Jake’s wife, Tish Josh’s wife, Keith Jenny’s husband, Athan Jessie’s husband, Trevor Jamie’s husband, and Kaylie Jud’s wife, help out during harvest and any other busy times when lots of help is needed.
John Hoggan who has been associated with Parkinson Seed Farm for over 25 years has been helping with monitoring and eradication of disease as well as reselection of the seed potatoes. Combining elevation, isolation, state of the art equipment and storage, Parkinson Seed Farm has the reputation for producing and delivering excellent quality seed to their customers.
Grand Teton Organics is a new part of Parkinson Seed Farm. We are excited to be able to produce organic seed and serve our customers with quality products.