A NOTE FROM FARMER JOE SMITH
Many people want to know about our farming methods. Our farm practices many techniques to produce and grow the best produce for our customers. We offer many options to bring fresh produce to your table including: Our Country Store, Farmers Markets, Crop Boxes and Pick Your Own.
I believe most people choose "organic" because of their concern about pesticides. Pesticides are not bad when used properly. Pesticides are used judicially to keep plants healthy by organic farmers as well as non-organic farmers. The difference is that organic farms can only use natural pesticides and fertilizers, not synthetic. Non-organic growers can and do use both.
Jerry Smith Produce and Pumpkin Farm is a local producer of sustainably grown produce using modern methods. We make that judgement based on the following criteria: