Father and son work side-by-side on hard-won land that’s been in the family since 1874
The roots run deep at Bugg Farm, where Addis Bugg Junior is the sixth generation on his family farm in the western Georgia hamlet of Pine Mountain. His great great great grandfather T.J. was brought to the land as a slave, and worked hard to purchase 1,000 acres after emancipation. The Buggs have continued to grow vegetables and raise cattle on the same land since 1874.Read more
At Lockard's Produce, Debra Lockard farms the same land that her parents and grandparents took care of. Today, Debra feeds the community in many ways--mentoring young farmers, teaching young growers, and of course, growing nutrient-dense food.