Definitions

 

Small Farm

A Small Farm according to USDA census is a farm that is 179 acres or less in size, or earns $50,000 or less in gross income per year.

At the Farmers Market – Produce

Homegrown

The person selling the produce actually grew the produce, usually a small farmer.

Local Grown

The person selling the produce bought the produce, usually from a larger commercial operation, and resells it.

 Is this grower a small local farmer or a commercial operation?

Fitzgereld Orchards

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2edqDEW-YeU

728 Harpers Creek Ln, Tyro, VA 22976

(I 81) 87.6 mi –  (US 460) 91.6 mi 

This “local grown” product is currently available at a farmers market in our area.

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Buy Homegrown from Homegrown Farmers

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Franklin, Floyd, Montgomery, Craig, Botetourt, Bedford and Roanoke Counties

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