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Our Garden Center is open 6 days a week! As a family run farm we will be closed on Tuesdays for family time.
Current retail Garden Center summer hours
Joyer Barnyard is open in conjunction with Joyer Adventure Farm. We are hosting guest on Thursday – Sunday 10 am to 5 pm weekly. Tickets are sold online to reserve your spot. Joyer Adventure Farm combine our popular Joyer Barnyard with Fall Fun’s Maze Area activities.
We hope everyone is taking the necessary precautions to keep each other safe.
We will continue the following practices for visiting Waldoch Farm and Garden Center:
- Carts will be fully sanitized each day.
- Additional sanitizing supplies will be provided for carts.
- Physical distancing should be maintained between guests and staff.
- Credit card transactions are encouraged, extra precautions will be taken at check out.
- Hands washing stations will be available.
A few things working the land has taught us are:
- What a difference a year can make
- The sun will come up tomorrow
- If it moves, it breaks
- Success takes grit
- and you cannot harvest what you don't plant.
Just a little list of farm-isms and life lessons that have helped us through more than 100 years of farming with joy in our hearts for the earth, family, and rewarding challenges.
Joyer Barnyard is open as Joyer Adventure Farm. Thursday – Sunday 10 am to 5 pm weekly. Tickets are sold online to reserve your spot. This will combine our popular Joyer Barnyard with Fall Fun’s Maze Area activities. More information will be coming soon!
Joy in the garden,
Mary, Kathy, Andrew, and Doug and the whole Waldoch Farm Family
A Growing Experience Since 1916
Waldoch Farm is a family run Garden Center providing top-quality plants, garden accessories, produce and fall fun to Lino Lakes and the surrounding communities. We are located 20 minutes north of Minneapolis / St. Paul.
Our Mission: To be the community's connection to all things garden. Our wish is to inspire and cultivate a desire to grow things that make our corner of the world beautiful and dining tables delicious.
We offer a family friendly environment, come for an hour or spend the day. You can get a glimpse of farm animals at the adjoining barnyard, too!
Articles we are featured in:
Area greenhouses adapt to COVID-19
Quad Community Press | April 21, 2020
Century-old Waldoch Farm is always adapting
Country Folks Grower | November 25, 2019
Rooted in Edibles
Land and garden retailer | May 2017
What William planted, descendants cultivate
Forest Lake Times | September 1, 2016
- People in Lino Lakes and surrounding communities have been eating the produce grown at Waldoch Farm for decades.
North Metro TV Video | September 11, 2015
- Lorrie Lean with The Daily 6
Daily6.com | October 10, 2016
Waldoch Farm Makes Historic Century Farm List
Quad Community Press| June 14, 2016
Waldoch Farm Garden Center to celebrate 100th year
Quad Community Press | April 25, 2016
- Lino Lakes Corn Maze Celebrates 99th Year with Flashlights, Corn Cannon
CTN Coon Rapids | October 14, 2015
- Spooky Halloween
NPR | October, 2015
Waldoch Farm celebrates another year of family farming
Quad Community Press | September 14, 2014
Country Folks Grower | February 24, 2011
Learning and Growing
Grower Talks | July 15, 2010
Meet Your Neighbors Doug and Andrew Joyer
Quad Community Press | July 14, 2009
Waldoch Farm Tradition Remains
Forest Lake Times | April 5, 2007
Family Farm Continues to Grow From Deep Roots
Quad Community Press | April 25, 2006
Calendar of Events
- Garden Center and Grandpa's Roadstand
We will be Closed on Tuesdays
Joyer Barnyard is open as Joyer Adventure Farm, weekly Thursdays thru Sundays 10 am - 5 pm.
Starting July 29th until the flowers stop blooming into September
We planted a large Sunflower fields for the ultimate photo opportunity!
Joyer Adventure Farm tickets get you access to the Sunflower Walk
Come visit Mary and Kathy's personal gardens. Fun for the family.
Thursday, September 9th 2021, 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Members of the community raise money to award grants for inspired educational opportunities in Forest Lake Area.
Opens on September 18th 2021
October 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd and 23rd
We are open until 10pm on Flashlight Nights