Willow Oaks Farm shares their love for agriculture with others

The Farm Family of the Day is sponsored by Tractor Supply Company and seeks to recognize and celebrate the state’s rich agricultural heritage and the many farm families that are behind the state’s agriculture and agribusiness industry. One family is recognized each day of the Fair, either nominated themselves or by members of their community. Congratulations to the 2023 Farm Families! Say hello to the first Farm Family of the Day of 2023, Willow Oaks Farm! Located in Fuquay-Varina, the family is a third-generation farm on both sides. Jeff Johnson bought the farm they are currently located at in the 1970s and…

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Looking for something to do this Labor Day weekend?

Just a few quick ideas if you’re looking to stay close to home or are looking for a day trip this Labor Day weekend: County Fairs Hickory American Legion Fair Sept. 1-7 Hwy 70, Ext 528 off I-40, Newton www.hickoryamericanlegionfair.com Moore Co. Agricultural Fair Sept. 1-5 3699 US 15-501 Hwy., Carthage www.moorecountyfair.com Cape Fear Fair Sept. 3-12 3407 Doc Bennett Rd, Fayetteville www.capefearfair.org

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