We are very pleased to announce that Mr. Will Harris from Bluffton, Ga. has been named the Georgia Farmer of the Year! He is the owner of White Oak Pastures, a large organic farm in that provides high-quality natural meat products to upscale grocery stores and restaurants.
Mr. Harris has been farming for over 35 years and currently operates a farm that includes:
- 700 beef cows
- 400 ewes in his sheep operation
- 50 nannies in the goat herd
- 30 sows in the hog herd
- 150 doe rabbits
- 300,000 chickens are raised annually
- 3,000 geese and ducks
- 5,000 turkeys and 5,000 guinea fowl
Our hearty congratulations to Mr. Harris and his operation for this recognition and award! He will now go on to compete with 9 other finalists for the overall winner of the 2013 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year.
To read more about White Oak Pastures and its unique business model, please click on the story below: http://growinggeorgia.com/features/2013/07/will-harris-named-2013-georgia-farmer-year/
Here is a link to his site with more information about his business: http://whiteoakpastures.com/
White Oak Pastures is insured through Brad Clenney, AAI, from Clenney Insurance of Blakely, Inc.
Their address is:
8 Liberty Street
P.O. Box 190
Blakely, Ga. 39823