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SOGALO14 Farm Tours in the VDT

Most of the front page of the Valdosta Daily Times Saturday was about the South Georgia Growing Local 2014 Farm Tours.

Stuart Taylor wrote on the front page of the VDT 25 January 2014, Growing Local Farm Tour gets under way,

While past South Georgia Growing Local conferences have had self-guided farm tours, this year’s conference offered a guided tour through four local farms, starting off Friday morning at Raisin’ Cane.

“We teach people about agriculture,” said Jessica Bolesta, who Continue reading

Raisin’ Cane on Friday Farm Tour and in Growing Produce Magazine

We’ll visit Raisin’ Cane on our Friday Farm Tour at South Georgia Growing Local 2014:

Photo credit: Rosemary Gordon
Rosemary Gordon wrote for Growing Produce Magazine 13 January 2014, Ken Corbett Farms Knows How To Provide Customers With High-Quality Produce,

Ken Corbett doesn’t have to worry about succession planning. He knows who will lead his farm in the future: his sons, Justin, 26, who is the farm manager; Jared, 21, who is in charge of the packing shed; and Jessica Bolesta, 25, who has taken the reins of the family’s agritainment business, Raisin’ Cane….

The Corbett family wasn’t content to simply grow, pack, and ship bell pepper, eggplant, squash, zucchini, and cucumbers. In fact, it was Ken and Kim Corbett’s daughter, Jessica, who saw a need for an agritainment operation, and so Raisin’ Cane was started in the fall of 2013.

Located near Valdosta, GA, Raisin’ Cane features a corn maze, farm animals, hay rides, a playground, and a produce market and bakery. The Corbetts have already entertained numerous school field trips in the short time the operation has been open.

The plan is to have Continue reading