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Why Locally Grown?


We are not only locally grown meaning grown on our farm for our community, we are also sustainable. Sustainable agriculture is healthy, does not harm the environment, we practice strict organic methods when raising our food. Our methods include using compost and natural fertilizers only to help with soil nutrition. We only use good old fashioned hoeing for weed control.

We firmly believe in crop rotation for disease control and cover crops for richer soil. We not only try to be good stewards of our money and time but also of our land. We are learning that crop rotation and good farming practices such as composting, cover crops, animal manures ect bring us yields equal to or better than yields from soluble fertilizers hence good being good stewards of our money.

When the cost of commercial fertilizers rise our costs remain the same. Crop rotation makes weeds pests and disease much less of a problem. And all of these practices leave our land in good healthy condition for generations to come. We are meeting the needs today without compromising the future generations ability to meet their needs on our land.

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Why heirloom?


They are generally thought to be more flavorful, juicy and rich, as well as, packed full of vitamins and antioxidants that the hybrid supermarket brands lack. What makes a tomato a heirloom tomato? They are generally broken down into 4 classifications:

1. Commercial heirlooms: open pollinated varieties introduced before 1940 or tomato varieties more than 50 years in circulation. 2. Seeds that have been passed down from generation to generation in families. Where can I buy heirloom? Generally local farms or stores or markets that carry locally grown products.

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We are Certified USDA Organic


We are excited to tell you that in August of 2011 we received our USDA Organic Certification through Clemson University. The USDA Organic seal assures you of the quality and integrity of our products!

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Cantaloupe

Not currently available.

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Swiss Chard

View our Chard crops.

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Cucumbers

Naturally Grown.

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Green Beans

View our beans.

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Tomatoes

Different types available.

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Onions

Newly available.

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Peppers

Different types available.

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Squash

Fresh Squash

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Sweet Potatoes

Georgia Reds

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Watermelons

Seasonal Item.

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USDA Organic

We are excited to tell you that in August of 2011 we received our USDA Organic Certification through Clemson University. The USDA Organic seal assures you of the quality and integrity of our products!


Where are we?

Where can you find us when we are not on the farm? At the Athens Farmers Market.
We sell at this local market every other Saturday. You can also get in touch with us by using our Contact page.

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