Welcome to Sidhu Farms
In the heart of the Puyallup Valley, we are a small family-run berry farm. We grow certified organic blueberries as well as raspberries, blackberries, strawberries, marionberries and boysenberries. in 2016 we will be adding tayberries, loganberries, red and black currants as well as gooseberries. Pick up fresh berries from our Fruit Stand at 15018 96th Street East in Puyallup or visit us at one of our many farmers market locations including Puyallup, Tacoma, and surrounding areas. We put a great deal of hard work into producing the best berries in the Northwest and having such a supportive and broad customer-base is what keeps us going. We have farming roots that extend back more generations than we are able to count in Punjab, India so it would not be a stretch to say farming is in our blood! All our family has ever done is farm.
Thanks to your support we’re expanding!
Two Puyallup Valley farm families have bought 116 acres of prime valley soil in the last piece of a deal to keep suburban development away and complete the largest agriculture conservation project in Pierce County history. The Sidhu family of Sidhu Farms acquired 70 acres of the former Matlock Farm in the Alderton-McMillin area. A local family farming group called Alderton LLC acquired the remaining 46 acres. The Sidhus primarily grow berries and vegetables and are known on the regional farmers market circuit and in organic produce circles. Alderton mostly grows Christmas trees on its current property.
How did we do it?
The deal, brokered by the nonprofit conservation group Forterra, will keep a productive and well-known swath of farmland from being developed into housing units or other nonfarm uses. Brothers Ivan and Dave Matlock grew strawberries and raspberries there from the mid-1950s until 1987, and it has endured as a working farm for a century.
What does this deal mean for you?
Kamal Sidhu, part of a three-generation farming family from India, said he’s excited to expand the family’s operation beyond the 28 acres the Sidhus bought from the Matlocks in 2007. His family had been leasing other land in the valley, only to see it sold and paved for development. We will be growing several different vegetables, but mostly berries, Sidhu said Tuesday. We are going to move everything but our blueberries to that new plot. Ivan Matlock praised the deal in an interview with The News Tribune last year when the final pieces were coming together. We feel we should be rewarded for (our) long-term investment in the property, said Matlock, who was 80 at the time. If agriculture can continue because of this maneuver, I really think everybody wins.