Hard-Working Mom at Springhouse Farm

The Farm Family of the Day program is a new addition to the N.C. State Fair. The program recognizes 11 farm families – one for every day of the State Fair – who work hard every day to impact our state’s agriculture industry. Families either nominated themselves or were nominated by members of the community. Thanks to Tractor Supply Company for sponsoring the program, which will run from Oct. 14-24. The Springhouse Farm, in Boone, North Carolina, was started by the single mom, Amy Fielder. Amy’s family farm is in Indiana, and before she decided to start anew in North…

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Advocate for Gross Farms

The Farm Family of the Day program recognizes 11 farm families – one for every day of the N.C. State Fair – who work hard every day to impact our state’s agriculture industry. Families either nominated themselves or were nominated by members of the community. Thanks to Tractor Supply Company for sponsoring the program, which will run from Oct. 13-23. Gross Farms in Sanford grow a large variety of crops including flue-cured tobacco, which is their main crop, rye, soybeans, asparagus, strawberries, pumpkins, and more. Gross Farms has been farming for over a century and the current family is the…

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