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Sampson County Century Farm prospers under the care of one woman

By on June 29, 2020

Since 1913, the Petersons have been operating their family farm in Sampson County. Carla Peterson and her husband, Chris, currently own the farm, but it was his grandfather who laid the foundation in the early 1900s. Mr. Peterson’s grandfather sold

Vanderbilt descendents join distinguished group

By on September 13, 2013

On Wednesday night, Agriculture Commissioner presented the Cecil and Pickering families with a sign that designates their property as a North Carolina Century Farm. They are now part of the distinguished group of about 1,700 families across the state who

N.C. Century Farms subject of an Arts and Science Council of N.C. project

By on March 29, 2010

Three North Carolina Century Farms are the subject of paintings by Kannapolis artist Walter Stanford thanks to a grant supported by the N.C. Arts Council, the Blumenthal Endowment and the arts councils in Cabarrus, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan,