Alabama farmers battle excessive rains, soggy crops

Alabama farmers battle excessive rains, soggy crops

PIKE ROAD, Ala. (WSFA) – When is the rain going to let up? That’s the question on a lot of Alabamians’ minds lately. After all, it’s rained for 33 of the last 50 days! Farmers are asking the same question with one man in Pike Road having a unique perspective on the situation: It’s been […]

Hawkins Homestead Farm is a small farm with big dreams

Alabama residents and owners of Hawkins Homestead Farm, Rachel and Brandon Hawkins, did not grow up farming. “We’re city people,” Rachel says, smiling. “When we got to a place where we had the space, we started a family garden.” What began as a simple backyard garden has grown into a thriving CSA, which stands for […]