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Back Forty Farms

A Top 10 provider in the USA for organic freeze-dried foods

Ron and Lisa have had the blessing of being successful business owners, entrepreneurs, and helping others through their non-profit organizations for decades in the Treasure Valley. They have been married 31 years and have two amazing children.​ After selling their companies and “retiring” in 2013, they sold their dream home and started Back Forty Farms in 2018.​

Homegrown By Heroes Merged Mark for Idaho's Farmer Veterans and Veteran Owned Farms

In addition to its natural splendor, Back Forty Farms holds a special distinction as Idaho Preferred’s first Homegrown By Heroes farmer veteran member.

Located on a 42-acre piece of heaven, Back Forty Farms is home to a lot of history.

​The property used to be a 100-acre dairy farm in the early 1900’s. Their trademark red barn is 106 years old and the farmhouse was built in 1915. Visitors will enjoy Indian Creek during the visit as it flows through the property.

​There are plenty of animals on the farm such as chickens, sheep, goats, Scottish Highland Cows, horses, a llama, alpacas, and even kangaroos! There is a variety of other wildlife such as foxes, eagles, hawks, blue herons, beaver, and more.


Back Forty Farms offers group tours for schools, churches, and other small organizations. There is a minimum number of people (10) required and there is a $10.00 per person charge, under 2 years of age is free. To proceed with a tour, please email them with the name of the group, the number of people, and a general day or week/month you are thinking of. Once received, they will email you a release form and waiver, check their calendar for availability, and contact you.

The more advance notice Back Forty Farms has, the better chance they can accommodate you, but require a minimum of 14 days advance notice.

Another company Back Forty Farms operates and started on the property is NeuroBalanced, which helps people heal from trauma using horses, neurofeedback, and other holistic modalities.