How local farmer transforms land

willreedTUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) -- The sight of farm land is nothing new in Mississippi, right?

How about the transformation of a large piece of farm land into something new?

That's exactly what's happened on some land now under the care of Tupelo farmer Will Reed.

Four years ago, Reed started up a Native Son Farm where only naturally grown vegetables are made available to the public. (more…)

Garden disasters a plenty Planting in March could be trouble in April

djnativesonGenerations of Mississippi gardeners and farmers have planted on Good Friday.

That tradition may serve well when the somber day falls in mid-April or later, but this year the odds are against the gardener.

Union County Extension Director Stanley Wise remembers advising an Alcorn County farmer years back against planting three acres of tomatoes on March 29. (more…)

CSA’s Available in New Albany

ns4New Albany, MS - 2/25/2013 - Sugaree's Bakery is sponsoring three new Community Supported Agriculture programs this year.  Certified Naturally Grown fruits and vegetables, all natural free range chicken and handmade stone ground wheat bread will be offered through the bakery and Biscuits & Jam Farmers' Market.

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Native Son Farm Spring & Summer CSA

It's time to sign up for Native Son Farm's Spring and Summer CSA!

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What is a CSA?

CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture.  It is a commitment between individuals or families and farmers.  People buy into the farm as members at the start of a growing season and in exchange receive a weekly or bi weekly share of the farm's harvest. (more…)