The Whistling Thistle Farmstand is open: Fresh organic vegetables in Shell Rock

Stephen and Nellie Kaus recently opened a farm stand at the Whistling Thistle Farmstead in Shell Rock. (Bethany Carson photo.)

This winter, Stephen and Nellie Kaus had a dream of opening a CSA vegetable farm. Hard work and perseverance have made that dream a reality.

     The couple opened the Whistling Thistle Farmstand in July at 905 S. Cherry St., Shell Rock.

     There’s a striking array of fresh produce on display: heirloom and cherry tomatoes, green and hot peppers, cucumbers, beets, carrots, onions, green beans, salad greens, radishes, eggplant and zucchini.

     “It’s as fresh as you can get,” Nellie Kaus said. 


Read more in the August 10 Star.