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  • Holladay Farms: Growing Texas Cotton Part II
    Posted in Homegrown Blog on November 29, 2016 | Preview rr

    Homegrown Blog November 29, 2016 Holladay Farms: Growing Texas Cotton Part II Anyone who has driven through cotton country has experienced the pinwheel effect when passing field after field of cotton, watching parallel rows of cotton pass one after another. What most people don’t know is how those fields went from a blank slate of dry, brown dirt to a vast expanse of snow-white cotton. For Shawn Holladay, a fifth-generation cotton farmer in West Texas, it takes daily maintenance of his land to ... Read more

  • Introducing Holladay Farms: Growing Texas Cotton
    Posted in Homegrown Blog on July 19, 2016 | Preview rr

    Most people would look at this photo and see a dry, dusty field in the middle of nowhere. But to Shawn Holladay, this field represents generations of his family, his livelihood, and decades of hard work and careful attention. This is largely what cotton country looks like in the spring, where acres upon acres of fields have been primed over the winter months in preparation of planting. Shawn Holladay is a fourth-generation farmer in Dawson and Martin Counties in Texas, farming on the same land ... Read more

  • Introducing Hultgren Farms
    Posted in Homegrown Blog on June 9, 2016 | Preview rr

    Noah, Paula, and their three daughters Ella, Samantha, and Hannah For most, receiving phone calls at 3 in the morning is an unnatural and unpleasant experience. For Minnesota farmer Noah Hultgren it’s just another day, or night, on the job. During harvest, farmers like Noah work around the clock to ensure Americans and others around the world have food on their tables. Curiosity got the best of us, so we sat down with Noah to get a glimpse about what life on a farm is really like. The Hultgrens... Read more