Viewing: Century Farm Family Program

Centuries of tradition fostering love and family legacy

By on November 22, 2021

For over 100 years, Bobby Royals’ family has been farming the land in Trinity, North Carolina. A member of our Century Family Farm program, The Barn at Royal Gait continues that family legacy of farming today as well as fosters

Carrying on a Century Farm legacy at Hoggard Farm

By on October 24, 2021

The Farm Family of the Day program is a new addition to the N.C. State Fair. The program recognizes 11 farm families who work hard everyday to impact our state’s agriculture industry. Families either nominated themselves or were nominated by

Century Farm Families honored at reunion at the N.C. State Fair.

By on October 19, 2021

Summary: Yesterday we honored families who have owned their farms for 100 years or more in what we called the 50th + One Anniversary of the Century Farm Family program. A total of 1,970 farms are classified as Century Farms.

Over 200 years of heart and devotion at Wadsworth Acres

By on October 18, 2021

The Farm Family of the Day program is a new addition to the N.C. State Fair. The program recognizes 11 farm families who work hard everyday to impact our state’s agriculture industry. Families either nominated themselves or were nominated by

Century Farm Spotlight: Warriors Ridge Farm’s lasting legacy

By on October 6, 2021

To say that Wade Reid was born into farming would be true. His 450-acre farm, named Warriors Ridge, has been in his family since at least 1717, although many of the official records from the farm that would have dated

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,