Last year was needless to say, a pretty devastating year for NC agriculture. Two hurricanes hitting our state right when most tobacco farmers had the best of their crop still in the field. Once they swiped through, it was over. The crops were ruined and any attempt to cure what was left behind were failed. […]
Here’s to the big three! Luke, Mandy (me), and Gary Jr! We are all three farm kids with very different personalities. Gary Jr (far right) is the oldest and has always helped on the farm seasonally during our produce months. However he has also started helping out with some of the bookkeeping to help our […]
The USDA states that “97% of all U.S. farms are family-owned.” 44 years ago Gary started our family farm. Over my 30 years alone I have watched it continue to grow each and every year. It’s pretty admirable to think about all my dad been able to accomplish on his own and starting with literally nothing. […]
A few highlights of 2016 in pictures…. enjoy. – the farmer’s daughter
It has been a while since our last post as we have been extra busy on the farm! Our stand closed for the season back in June but we have do still have greenhouse bell peppers at Lowes Foods in Sanford for a limited time. All my farmers have been staying busy with tobacco. Early […]
It is officially strawberry time here on the farm and boy are we excited. We have had a limited amount of pre-picked berries over this last week but as of yesterday the field is open to the public and the berries have really ripened up. I had the pleasure of walking through the field on […]
It’s been a long winter this year and we sure are glad to start seeing some warmer weather! Warm weather brings fresh produce! Right now we have greenhouse tomatoes, sweet potatoes, and various canned goods. As the weather continues to warm up in the next few weeks we look forward to burpless cucumbers, asparagus, lettuce, […]
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