Patterson Farm Market & Tours Selected Among ‘Most Loved’ Businesses in Lake Norman Area
MT. ULLA – Patterson Farm Market & Tours is a co-winner in the Most Loved Farm category of the recent Hulafrog website competition.
The Lake Norman based website connects parents through email to local events and businesses in the community, as well as to each other.
Parents who participate in Hulafrog voted for their “Most Loved” family-friendly businesses from Jan. 7-Feb. 7, 2020, in categories such as farms, children’s camps, theaters, arts, and dance studios, as well as family photographers, candy stores, charter schools, cleaning services, charity organizations, and pediatric/family dentistry.
Patterson Farm Market & Tours (www.visistpattersonfarm.com) is one of the best-known tourist attractions in Rowan County. The family-owned business, operated by Michelle and Doug Patterson, features school tours and seasonal weekend family activities, kids’ camps, holiday events, and a produce market. Last year, more than 25,000 school children visit the farm, learning about farm history, animal life, and crops such as strawberries, tomatoes, poinsettias, and others.
Patterson Farm Market & Tours is a part of the larger Patterson Farm of Millbridge, NC, one of the largest tomato producing farms in the state. The farm, owned and operated by Doug, Michelle, Randall, Nora and Taylor Patterson, is now in its fifth generation.
Hugafrog originated in the Red Bank, NJ, area and is now in more than 250 markets, representing 2,200 cities and 37 states.