Know Your Farmer: MSAN Local Farm Features

Each month, MSAN highlights a producer here in Mississippi making a difference in their community by committing to natural, sustainable, and regenerative models of agriculture.

Click below to see interviews, photos, and more!

Native Son Farm (Tupelo, MS)Take a tour of the farm where Amanda Reed and her husband Will grow a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, and herbs.

Yokna(patawpha) Bottoms Farm (Oxford, MS)IMG_3614Hear how Doug Davis took some fertile farmland from a dream to a community destination for many in North Mississippi.

Amorphous Gardens (Canton, MS)SUL_2804See how Jonathan and Sevanna have developed their idea of a big garden/small farm for their community in Central Mississippi.

Beaverdam Fresh/HighHope Farm (Cedar Bluff, MS)MSW_4481Learn from Dustin, Ali and the Wrays how farm animals (and farmers) can work symbiotically to serve as responsible land stewards.

Two Run Farm (Vaughan, MS)SUL_2985Visit with farmer Charlie Munford and take a trip back in time on his family’s homestead.

Brown Family Dairy (Oxford, MS)5Listen to what makes a family farm so special (and fresh milk taste so good) from Billy Ray Brown.

Black Creek Farms (Columbus, MS)Explore Scott and Lydia’s fertile family farm where the couple raises produce in rich, bottom land soil to feed their family and community.

Francis Flowers & Herb Farm (Pickens, MS)Meet Mark and Earcine, where the best of the past meets farming innovations of today for a unique product.

Bountiful Harvest Farm (Starkville, MS)dispatch articleSee how one garden grew into a farm feeding families and a friends healthy, fresh food.

G&M Goat Farm (Wiggins, MS)Hear from Mississippi’s self-proclaimed Goat Lady about what makes her goats so special.

Pearl River Blues Berry Farm (Lumberton, MS)Diversity and teamwork are the secrets to the bounty you’ll find on Amy Phelps’ farm in southern Mississippi.

Country Girl’s Creamy (Lumberton, MS)A father and son reinvent their family’s dairy to become sustainable in more ways than one.

Homestead Farms & Nursery (Coldwater, MS)Learn sustainability basics from someone who has lived it for nearly 40 years.

Mauthe’s Progress Milk Barn (Progress, MS)1507025_984438294906689_5744022811413816925_nThe Mauthe family works together to make some of the best value-added dairy products in the South.

Great Mississippi Tea Company (Brookhaven, MS)Did you know the Southern Mississippi has the perfect climate for growing tea?

Alderman Farms (Brookhaven, MS)DSC_0193The Aldermans make nature work for them at their multifaceted homestead.

Tubby Creek Farms (Ashland, MS)383384_413147862036862_1652426225_nFrom community gardeners to farm owners, Josephine and Randy know how to grow!

Richardson Farms (Tyro, MS)DSC_0074Steve Richardson sends his beautiful produce to markets and grocery stores around the state.

Farm in Progress (Progress, MS)DSC_0284Shellie and Dustin Smith harness the heath benefits and self-sustainability of fresh food on their family farm.

Click on the map below to see where each featured farm is located.

Know a farmer in your community you want us to feature? Let us know at info.msan@gmail.com