Our farm is a Certified Naturally Grown four-season bio-intensive market garden that focuses on building healthy soil, thus yielding fresh and quality produce. Find us every week here:
|Farm pick-up||Friday 3pm – 6pm||4131 County Home Rd, Conover 28613|
|Hickory Farmers Market||Saturday 8am – 1pm||Downtown Hickory, Union Square|
|Charlotte Farmers Market||Saturday 8am – 1pm||1801 Yorkmont Rd, Charlotte 28217|
|Raising Roots Farm store (pre-order only)||Friday and Saturday 12pm – 9pm||2711 Snow Creek Rd NE, Hickory 28601|
|Crossfit Catawba Valley||Saturday 6am drop-off in fridge||2055 Main Ave SE, Hickory 28602|
|High Country Food Hub(order through their website)||Wednesday 12pm – 6:30pm||252 Poplar Grove Rd, Boone 28607|
|Foothills Farm & Art (order through their website)||Friday 10am – 5pm||St. Matthews Church, 201 Shady Rest Road, Morganton 28655|
Check out our Youtube channel to see the progress of our farm.
I have been working with plants and trees for half of my life. I first started in landscaping while in high school and decided to stay in the field upon graduating and went to a horticulture/landscape design program in college. I spent 10 years working in the field and in tree nurseries and absolutely loved it. I then got in to tree work and became a certified arborist and did that work for 3 years. During these years of landscape and tree work I also served in the Air National Guard as a heavy equipment operator. My wife Tori and I have always been in to gardening, beekeeping, and raising chickens. Our evening and weekend hobbies quickly turned in to a passion and we spent hours learning about sustainable farming as well as implementing those ideas on our homestead. We ended up with an opportunity that would allow us to farm (market garden) full time. We took that opportunity and spent a season fully immersed in market gardening. After a season we decided this is something we would want to do full time in a business of our own and invested some of our savings in to getting our farm going. And here we are!
My love for gardening began when I was young, and my mom and grandma would garden and preserve salsa and green beans. When Casey and I bought our first house together, we started with a 10×10 garden that got bigger every year! After working in corporate analytics for 6 years, I finally made it back on the farm where I feel most at home. I love working outside and with my best friend. I enjoy making sure everything is well-planned, organized and efficient. I have truly grown to LOVE going to the farmers markets and getting to know all of our amazing customers. It makes me so happy to be able to grow the highest quality produce we can and feed our community.