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Meet the Farmer: Tucker Farms

Meet the farmers that supply the produce in your Fig box!

About Tucker Farms

Tucker Farms is located in Rome, Georgia. They do most of their business with restaurants that support a seed-to-table philosophy in the Atlanta and Chattanooga area. Tucker Farms specializes in lettuce varieties, greens, and herbs that the grow in their hydroponic greenhouse year-round. They also grow some seasonal garden vegetables. 

Their Mission

Tucker Farms strives to “grow responsibly, treat the earth kindly, and provide [their] customers with safe, healthy, and delicious food.” They use sustainable growing methods to preserve the farm’s ecosystem. 

The History of Tucker Farms

Craig Tucker and his wife Kikki own and run the farm. They are both from the Rome and Calhoun area. Craig began farming in 2007, after working in the Construction Management field. His wife Kikki joined the farm full-time in 2015. Starting out, Tucker rented farmland in Calhoun but eventually moved the farm to its permanent location in Rome. 

Learn more about Tucker Farms at https://tuckerfarmsga.com

 

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Meet The Producer: Sandabama Farms

Sandabama Farms is located in Bryant, Alabama, 30 miles outside of Chattanooga. This family farm, headed by Sonny Pemberton has been using organic practices on his 90 acre farm for a while.  He currently has 15 acres that are certified organic and  in the process of certifying another 15 acres.  This is Sonny’s second year providing produce to Weekly Fig.  

What they offer

Sandabama Farms offers over 50 varieties of fruits and vegetables, including this week’s cabbage, kale, and greenhouse tomatoes and cherry tomatoes. Weren’t they delightful?  You can find a list of the foods they grow in each season here.  We are excited to see more local produce variety available again! 

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