Farm Name: Meador Acres Chestnuts
Year Farm Established: 2007
Location: Pelion, SC
Years I’ve been farming: 7 years
Animals I raise: One dog, patches-one cat, jeepers & 6 Rhode Island Reds
Crops I grow: Had a plentiful garden this year.Black eyes, crowder peas, Mississippi purle hole peas, corn, potatoes, zucchini & squash.
Hobbies I enjoy: We actually invested in Chestnut trees, so we have 20 now of them to go along with our 5 Hickory trees. We irrigated our front field and installed popup sprinkler heads for each tree. Reading,cooking- ,gardening,ridi- ng my tractor for no reason at all, We do alot of side handy man jobs and DIY projects at home. From our brick gas fire pit to our 16x22 back porch we built this past summer. We have now added 10 more Chestnut trees to our property.
The proudest moment on my farm: When we got married and I carried Katrina into the house.
Pets: Our dog Patches.... she's a Border Collie mix & one cat, Jeepers-Also an occasional possum,a fox and a lot of squirrels. At least that's all we've seen. :)We are interested in getting a couple of horses so are now in the building/planni- ng stage for that.
Farm Motto: A hard day's work never hurt anyone.