The Original Farms of Rowan County

The Original Farms of Rowan County

  At Patterson Farm, we pride ourselves in keeping our market stocked full of locally made items and fresh produce. From organic meat to locally made cider, you can find a variety of local farms featured in our market. Many of these farms have been rooted in Rowan County or surrounding areas for years and years, providing their fresh products for all to enjoy.   Denny Booe, Mike Borne, Buzzy Bee Local honey in our market comes from...

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The Great Protectors of Patterson Farm

The Great Protectors of Patterson Farm

Here at Patterson Farm, we have two Great Pyrenees dogs in our livestock pasture. These dogs are trained to monitor and protect our animals from predators. Gretchen, the mom, and Millie, her pup, are the two great protectors of Patterson Farm. Gretchen and Millie are not full-blooded Great Pyrenees, they are mixed with other Livestock Guardian Dog (LGD) breeds. They are mostly Great Pyrenees, but you can tell they are mixed due to the colored...

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Bee Keeping and the Benefits of Local Honey

Bee Keeping and the Benefits of Local Honey

    At Patterson Farms we take pride in the fact that we showcase locally made brands in our market. One of our popular spring items, honey, is made right here in Mt. Ulla by Denny Booe, and also in China Grove by Michael Borne. The honey is available in a 24 oz. jar, or a 16 oz. squeeze bottle in our market. Click here to shop now!     Local Bee Keepers For the past six years, Denny Booe has visited Patterson Farms to...

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7 Best Things about Strawberry Season at Patterson Farms

7 Best Things about Strawberry Season at Patterson Farms

    1. Strawberries. Duh!?! Strawberry season is here!! Even though it may be a little different this year, we want to make sure that you can still enjoy this delicious fresh fruit while you can. We have implemented an online pre-paid option and a drive-thru service on the farm to purchase strawberries. We highly encourage that you purchase your strawberries online at www.shoppattersonfarm.com to save time for everyone. Pre-picked...

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From Seed to Tomato

From Seed to Tomato

It might still be winter, but summer will be here before we know it! Who else is ready for some ripe, juicy tomatoes? Here at Patterson Farm, Inc., we have been busy this week seeding peppers and tomatoes. We will be growing over 200 acres of tomatoes and 160 acres of peppers this year. In case you didn’t know, that’s a lot of seeds to plant! There are over 5,500 tomato plants planted per acre. We will grow over 1 million tomato plants this...

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A Family That Loves to Farm

A Family That Loves to Farm

We’ve all heard the saying, “love what you do, and you’ll never work a day in your life.” Well, we aren’t totally sure about that, but it certainly helps when you have a passion for what you’re doing. Like many professions, farming has its share of challenges. We work day in and day out to provide healthy produce, educational field trips, a place for memories to be made on the farm, and more. In our busy seasons, we work 7 days a week from...

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