Chapel Hill, NC - Cathy Jones and Mike Perry have been growing on 4 acres of their 33-acre farm in northern Chatham County since 1990. They grow vegetables and a wide variety of cut flowers as well as figs and muscadines and they raise laying hens, "Freedom Ranger" meat chickens, and pigs. They also make a variety of herbal tinctures, teas, and salves with herbs grown on their farm, and make wreaths and dried flower bunches.
Perry-winkle Farm sells at the Saturday and Wednesday Markets.
Growing Practices: sustainable practices such as cover crops, crop rotation, and biodiversity help keep pests and diseases in check and enhance crop quality.