Staff Members
Elizabeth Heiskell (Partner- Chef, Special Events & Catering, Mom)

Elizabeth Gourlay Heiskell was born and raised in the Mississippi Delta, an agricultural area bordered by theMississippi River where food and fun go hand in hand. 

She is the Lead Culinary Instructor at the Viking Cooking School in nearby Greenwood, world headquarters of the Viking Range Corporation. Perhaps one of her proudest accomplishments, besides putting up with Luke and rearing their 3 daughters Stott, Mary Paxton & Lucia, is the publication of her first cookbook titled Somebody Stole The Cornbread From My DressingA Hilarious Comparison of the North and the South Through Stories and Recipes  - currently available in bookstores as well as on Amazon. 

Elizabeth is responsible for the development of all cooking & canning classes, special events and catering operations for Woodson Ridge Farms.

Luke Heiskell (Partner- Farm Operations)

Luke grew up in the Miss Delta raising cotton corn and soybeans with his step-father, Mike Mills. He and Elizabeth are happy to be in Oxford raising vegetables and 3 daughters. Luke manages the farming operation and day to day business of the farm.

Aaron Reese (Sales )

Aaron Reese manages sales for the farm in Memphis. 

General Event InformationJune 4th, 2015

Interested in having an event on our farm? Please contact one of the following for assistance:Elizabeth Heiskell at 662-719-7409 Sarah Virden Gillis 662-889-3005&

May 17th Diinner at the FarmMay 5th, 2015

Woodson Ridge Farms Featured in Hotty ToddyApril 23rd, 2015

Check out this wonderful article written by Angela Rogalski for!  It will give you an inside look to the Heiskells, Woodson Ridge and the Local Produce Club.   http://hottytod

Have a Question?

Contact Us Online or Call 662-719-5305 for Luke
For catering inquiries call Elizabeth at 662-719-7409

"The weather is still like spring, clear and warm, and young silver leaves in all the trees. Golly, I miss the hills and fruit trees and things now. Think of all that grand country to walk and ride through, and yet folks will make their homes in a city! I feel like now I'd like to build me a log cabin out on Woodson Ridge and just set." - William Faulkner in a letter home to his mother,  March 8, 1925

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