Century Farm Family Program

Centuries of tradition fostering love and family legacy

For over 100 years, Bobby Royals’ family has been farming the land in Trinity, North Carolina. A member of our Century Family Farm program, The Barn at Royal Gait continues that family legacy of farming today as well as fosters love across the state in their beautifully restored barn wedding venue. The Barn at Royal […]

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Carrying on a Century Farm legacy at Hoggard Farm

The Farm Family of the Day program is a new addition to the N.C. State Fair. The program recognizes 11 farm families who work hard everyday to impact our state’s agriculture industry. Families either nominated themselves or were nominated by members of the community. The program is sponsored by Tractor Supply Company and will run […]

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Over 200 years of heart and devotion at Wadsworth Acres

The Farm Family of the Day program is a new addition to the N.C. State Fair. The program recognizes 11 farm families who work hard everyday to impact our state’s agriculture industry. Families either nominated themselves or were nominated by members of the community. The program is sponsored by Tractor Supply Company and will run […]

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Century Farm Feature: Wakelon Angus Farms

Wakelon Angus Farms in Zebulon can trace its history back not just a century, but over two centuries. The farm, which is owned and operated by the Fowler family, can trace its history back to 1743, making the farm 278 years old. The story of Wakelon Farms is a story of family legacy. The farm’s […]

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Century Farm Feature: Ogburn Berries & Produce

Century Farm Feature: Ogburn Berries & Produce

Ogburn Berries & Produce is a family-owned strawberry and produce farm in Willow Spring in Johnston County. The farm is currently operated by 4th generation farmer, Sim Ogburn. The farm was bought in the early 1900s by Sim’s great-grandfather, Simeon Lloyd Ogburn, from whom Sim gets his name. The farm has remained within the family […]

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Bold Beef at Harris-Robinette

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Patrick Robinette, with Harris-Robinette Beef, is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December 2021 on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Be sure to tune in each Friday afternoon on social and […]

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Century Farm Feature: Stony Knoll Vineyards

“Because it’s your soul.” That’s how owner of Stony Knoll Vineyards, Van Coe, responded when asked why being a Century Farm made he and his family proud. Stony Knoll Vineyards is in the foothills of the northeast Blue Ridge Mountains, nestled in between the Fisher and Yadkin Rivers, in the heart of North Carolina wine […]

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Century Old Farm Turned Wedding Venue

The Barn at Cranberry Creek is an incredibly stunning wedding venue located in Boonville in Yadkin County. It opened just four years ago in the spring of 2018 by three brothers, Darin, Dwayne and Neil Brown. The three brothers, however, are not the first generation of Browns to make use of this property. This land […]

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Century Farm offers a sweet treat

In the 1840s, Evva Hanes’ great-grandfather purchased the land that would be home to his family for over 100 years. The land continued to be passed down through the years, becoming the property of Evva and her siblings in the 1950s. In an attempt to keep the family land together, Evva bought each of her […]

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Mighty Muscadines at Parker Farm & Vineyard

Every Friday on social media, we post a Farm Feature Friday showcasing one of our dedicated North Carolina farmers. Ashley Parker Conway, of Parker Farm & Vineyard, is one of those farmers. The #FarmFeatureFriday campaign will run through December 2021 on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Be sure to tune in each Friday afternoon […]

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