Feb
28
Meet the Farmer: Tucker Farms

Tucker Farms

Meet the farmers at Tucker Farms that help supply the produce in your Fig box!

About Tucker Farms

Their Farms are 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. They specialize 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 this great farm at https://tuckerfarmsga.com.

 

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Meet the Author

Rachel

Rachel Howard

Rachel is studying to become a registered dietician at UTC. She believes eating real food is the key to a healthy lifestyle, and loves to teach others about nutrition. Rachel enjoys planning healthy and tasty meals and experimenting in the kitchen with new recipes. She likes the challenge of trying to make classic family recipes healthier or learning new cooking techniques.