Original Founded in 1909, South Tampa Farm is located in the Ballast Point part of South Tampa. South Tampa Farm is the ONLY working urban farm in South Tampa and has is home to dairy cows, cattle, horses, a donkey, pigs, chickens, homing pigeons, and over 250 bee hives in the Summer.
Marion is originally from Pensacola, Fl left academia and relocated to Tampa in 1974 for work. Marion discovered the farm in 1975 when he was looking for a lost pet at the time. Marion instantly fell in love with the farm and began calling it home in 1975. Since then Marion has worked the farm each and everyday. When Marion is not tending to the farm he is an extremely skilled welder with a mobile welding business.