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Century Farm Feature: Wakelon Angus Farms

By on August 9, 2021

Wakelon Angus Farms in Zebulon can trace its history back not just a century, but over two centuries. The farm, which is owned and operated by the Fowler family, can trace its history back to 1743, making the farm 278

Century Farm Feature: Ogburn Berries & Produce

By on July 17, 2021

Ogburn Berries & Produce is a family-owned strawberry and produce farm in Willow Spring in Johnston County. The farm is currently operated by 4th generation farmer, Sim Ogburn. The farm was bought in the early 1900s by Sim’s great-grandfather, Simeon

Bold Beef at Harris-Robinette

By on July 2, 2021

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Patrick Robinette, with Harris-Robinette Beef, is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December 2021 on our Facebook,

Century Farm Feature: Stony Knoll Vineyards

By on June 23, 2021

“Because it’s your soul.” That’s how owner of Stony Knoll Vineyards, Van Coe, responded when asked why being a Century Farm made he and his family proud. Stony Knoll Vineyards is in the foothills of the northeast Blue Ridge Mountains,

Century Old Farm Turned Wedding Venue

By on June 3, 2021

The Barn at Cranberry Creek is an incredibly stunning wedding venue located in Boonville in Yadkin County. It opened just four years ago in the spring of 2018 by three brothers, Darin, Dwayne and Neil Brown. The three brothers, however,

Century Farm offers a sweet treat

By on December 2, 2020

In the 1840s, Evva Hanes’ great-grandfather purchased the land that would be home to his family for over 100 years. The land continued to be passed down through the years, becoming the property of Evva and her siblings in the

Mighty Muscadines at Parker Farm & Vineyard

By on November 20, 2020

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Ashley Parker Conway, of Parker Farm & Vineyard, is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December 2021

A Step Back in Time: Tarkil Branch Farm

By on October 30, 2020

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Benny Fountain, of Tarkil Branch Farm, is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December 2021 on our

Mitchell County Century Farm known for its molasses

By on October 21, 2020

In 1796, Hugh Harrell planted the roots of a family farm in Bakersville that would grow with love over the centuries. Harrell Hill Farms has produced a variety of products throughout time, but the family has always valued education and

Grapes galore at Cleveland County Century Farm

By on September 3, 2020

Located in Cleveland County, Baker Buffalo Creek Vineyard and Winery operates on farmland that has been in the Baker family for quite some time. Ann Edwards, an owner of the vineyard, said her grandfather first used the family’s farmland, growing