Local Featured Farm: Lewis Nursery and Farms

Local Featured Farm: Lewis Nursery and Farms

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Lewis Nursery and Farms, Inc. is a third generation family farm located in Rocky Point, North Carolina. Lewis Nursery and Farms was started in 1953 by Everette Lewis. After Everette fought in the army and got a degree in Plant Pathology, he decided to purchase his uncle’s farm, which was located next to his parents’ farm. Everette’s son, Cal, later joined him on the farm and is the farm’s current manager. Lewis Nursery and Farms grows strawberries, blueberries, and blackberries. Lewis Nursery and Farms values its connection to its customers and the family aspect at the heart of their business. The farm's mission is "To Produce the finest quality berries that our North Carolina location and climate allows, in order to please our customers and to provide for our families and employees."


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Local Featured Farm: Brown Family

Local Featured Farm: Brown Family

With thousands of grower members stretching across the sunny citrus groves of California and Arizona, the Sunkist cooperative reflects the values of its 120 year history: Family-owned farms, traditional growing practices, stewardship of natural resources, and a dedication to innovation.  One such Sunkist Family Story are the Brown Family from Orange Cove, Ca.  Five Generations of orange growers coming from Scotland in the 1880s, the family settled in Southern California to grow citrus.