Stephanie's e-story: A Connected Community

Stephanie Peckenpaugh

On the north side of Evansville, there's a small oasis of community spirit and entrepreneurial energy. It's here that Stephanie Peckenpaugh, a born-and-raised Evansville native, has planted her roots and cultivated a flourishing business that serves as a hub for locals seeking connection and colorful cuisine. 

Stephanie's journey began long before she became the owner of Farm 57, a charming blend of food truck and farm market coffee shop. Born and raised on the north side of Evansville, Stephanie knew that her childhood was special. Even as she ventured off to college in Bloomington and later Atlanta, the pull of her hometown’s Midwest magic remained strong.

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“It’s a great place to get involved and utilize creativity. The barrier to entry into entrepreneurship is less than bigger cities.”


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Settling back into Evansville, Stephanie found herself drawn to the idea of entrepreneurship. Inspired by the thriving local food scene and the city's appetite for creativity, she embarked on a journey to bring her vision to life. Farm 57 was born—a cozy farm market with seasonal events, like Food Trucks at the Farm.

For Stephanie, the decision to build her business in Evansville was an easy one. It was a place where she felt a sense of belonging, where she could raise her children and cultivate her dreams in a supportive environment. But building a business from the ground up wasn't without its challenges. Stephanie poured her heart and soul into Farm 57, navigating the ups and downs of entrepreneurship with determination and tenacity.

As she looks to the future, Stephanie is filled with excitement for what lies ahead for both Farm 57 and the Evansville Region as a whole. With each passing year, she hopes to see the community come together in even greater numbers, embracing the spirit of collaboration and creativity that makes Evansville truly special. And as for her role in shaping that future? Stephanie will be right there at the forefront, leading by example and showing the world what it means to grow something beautiful from the ground up, one seed at a time.

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