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2017 Update: A Very Busy Year in the Forecast

February 17th, 2017 | Posted By: agileadmin | Posted in Farmers Markets, Farming, News

Turner Family Farms is happy to announce, and in some cases “re-announce,” that we have two new endeavors for 2017. The first, chronologically, is our joint project with Jim Ray, an old high school buddy of mine who is an electrical engineer.  Together, under the auspices of…

High Tunnel Growing

October 11th, 2015 | Posted By: agileadmin | Posted in Equipment, Farming, News

Some background on our decision to grow tomatoes in a high tunnel. It occurred to me while writing this that I should point out that what we are doing is not original. There are many, many people growing tomatoes – and many other fruits and vegetables –…

Tomato Boxes

October 8th, 2015 | Posted By: Stephen Douglass | Posted in News

Fall Tomatoes Posted on October 8, 2015 Big Beef tomatoes – a large slicer – are now coming on beautifully and are available in 10-pound select boxes, and 25-pound boxes. Call us for prices and delivery schedule. 910-282-7190.  

Pro Cut Sunflowers

June 10th, 2015 | Posted By: Stephen Douglass | Posted in News

Pro Cut Sunflowers ready for harvest. Posted on June 10, 2015     First-day harvesting sunflowers for cut flower market.  Learned a great deal from Stallings florist in Wallace about forcing with warm water, holding longterm in coolers, and proper fertilization and pruning – also what’s expected by large buyers. Couldn’t go…

Expert advice (and reality check) from Jim Letendre

June 7th, 2015 | Posted By: Stephen Douglass | Posted in News

Expert advice (and reality check) from Jim Letendre. Posted on June 7, 2015 What a treat it is to have friends like Jim Letendre from Sunny Slope to show us how it’s done right.  We would like to thank Jim, Dave Denson, and the new greenhouse manager at Sunny…