Farm Offerings

You’ve goat to be kidding me:  Goat Yoga comes to Southern Illinois!

You’ve goat to be kidding me: Goat Yoga comes to Southern Illinois!

The Ryder Family Farm welcomes yogis and animal lovers to their pastures this October for a Goat Yoga experience. Goat Yoga brings yogis and animal lovers in contact with goats for uplifting the spirit and relaxing the mind and body. Think this is a case of […]

Wholesale Mums in Southern Illinois

Wholesale Mums in Southern Illinois

We are happy to offer wholesale mums for school/ group fundraisers, for garden center purchases and in bulk quantities to anyone sourcing locally grown garden mums. We welcome wholesale order estimates from January through May 1st., orders made within this timeframe will have more color […]

Fall Open House Dates

Fall Open House Dates

Things really get spectacular on our farm in the fall so we open our doors to the public. You can visit the farm to pick out Southern Illinois grown garden mums & pumpkins that we grew just for your fall decorating. You’ll also be able […]

Southern Illinois Produce CSA

Southern Illinois Produce CSA

Joining our Southern Illinois produce CSA program secures you 12 or 16 weeks of locally grown, summer produce for as little as $10-$20 a week. Each week you’ll get a “share” of our summer harvest that is reserved and picked specifically for your family by our family. Your […]

Handcrafted Goat Milk Soap

Handcrafted Goat Milk Soap

WHY GOAT MILK SOAP? Our journey with goat milk soap has been an adventure. We initially got goats to provide drinkable milk for the family. You see, only one person in the house can stomach pasteurized cow milk and buying raw milk can be pretty […]

Southern Illinois Grown Garden Mums!

Southern Illinois Grown Garden Mums!

We raise our own fall mums right here on our farm in Pope County Illinois to add to our own market and fall decor offerings as well as to supply nurseries and other local growers with local mum buying options. Starting in September, our colorful, decorative garden […]