We talk about "Everything Ag" on this podcast. Our mission with In The Field magazine is to support, inform, and entertain the hard working people and families in American agriculture through high quality editorial content. Honoring their contribution to our economy and way of life. As well as being their voice, telling their stories - successes and challenges - to consumers of their products, and to the leaders and elected official our our communities. In The Field magazine publishes every month and gives the reader, listener and advertiser updated and timely information concerning agriculture. NO FARMERS NO FOOD!
Getting To Know The Grooms Family Of Fancy Farms
In this episode we get to know who is behind Fancy Farms of Plant City, Florida. Carl Grooms, the owner, started Fancy Farms with his wife Dee Dee in 1974 with 15 acres of strawberries.
Carl’s family has been in the farming industry since the early 1900s. Both of their children have become an intricate part of the family business. Their son, Dustin Grooms, began growing blackberries in addition to their generational strawberry operation in 2016 and their daughter Kristi Grooms runs the produce market and bakery. Today they own and operate the family business on nearly 125 acres.
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Hillsborough County Farm Bureau - Judi Whitson
Meet Judi Whitson. Judi is the Executive Director of the Hillsborough County Farm Bureau.
HCFB strives to connect with our legislative delegations at the local, state, and national levels regarding all things agricultural. The collective effort among the county, state, and national Farm Bureau leads to solutions for agriculturists and rural communities in economic, educational, and social fields. HCFB is active in the community, legislative, and grassroots of agriculture production, educating and working in various ways to serve as the voice of agriculture. Judi helps us understand how important it is to be a member of the HCFB and the benefits it offers. NO FARMERS NO FOOD!
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