A Tobacco Farm Transitioned By a Young Farmer to Diverse Organic Produce Operation


Farm: Garrett’s Gardens
Location: Wilson, Wilson County, NC
Operator: Matthew Garrett
Acres In Production: 40
Production: Vegetables, Livestock
 
28 year-old Matthew Garrett is slowly transitioning a tobacco farm into an organic, diversified family farm. He has been expanding his operation over the last three years and has never been able to meet demand for his products.

Matthew explains his beginnings as a young organic farmer:

Matthew Garrett, Garrett’s Gardens: Converting 40 acre Tobacco Farm to Organic Produce from RAFI-USA on Vimeo.


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