Farley Farmers

Juan Gonzalez

Juan Gonzalez Torres is one of the farmers in the farm incubator program at the Farley Center. He brings many years of experience as a farmer and brings the farmers' perspective and interest to the operations of the Farley Center’s agricultural programs. Juan holds in the forefront the importance of caring for the land that sustains us.

Juan founded the Los Jalapenos CSA in 2011. He has been growing vegetables in Wisconsin for over ten years, but he learned the art of farming as a boy in Puebla, Mexico. There, his family has grown and sold vegetables for more than 35 years. He still enjoys growing Mexican specialty crops like jalapeños, Mexican squash, squash blossoms, pápalo, and tomatillos to share with CSA members along with your favorite well-known vegetables.