The Farm

Chickadee Farms is a family owned, female run sustainably managed produce farm 21231567_1886992578286115_3916406943392779318_nlocated in Clayton, North Carolina.

We grow vegetables without using any chemicals and work to replenish the land by using organic methods that supports life in the soil

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We are Proud to be Certified Naturally Grown (think organic without all of the paperwork and expense)

Where to find our Produce

  1. Become a CSA member to pick up a share of produce each week
    1. Check the link at the top “CSA” for more general information about our CSA or “CSA Signup” to check to see if signup is open or to get on our waiting list if it is not
  2. Farmer’s Markets657
    • Clayton Farm and Community Market: Downtown Clayton
      • April-October: Saturdays 9am-1pm
      • November-March Every OTHER Saturday 10am-1pm
    • Holly Springs Farmer’s Market
        • Regular Season
          Every Saturday 
          (May – mid-October)
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      W. Ballentine St. outside the Cultural Center    8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

      • Winter Market                                                     First & Third Saturdays (November through April)
        W. Ballentine St. outside the Cultural Center   9:30 a.m. – Noon

The farm name 

came from a day sitting and observing my farm. The birds are constant companions during days in the field. They find delicious insects to eat in freshly turned soil, we see them building their nests in the spring and watch them eat birdseed in the winter. A favorite past time of our daughter Jude is watching the birds and trying to identify them in our favorite bird book.

14225623_1679822535669788_1781047024084867258_nOne quiet afternoon in late winter I sat and watched the birds who come around when the farm is still after the day’s work is done. A small flock of chickadees were hopping and flitting around a few feet in front of me. The simple beauty of these birds struck me. I was reminded of the wonder in every day things when you really look at them.

The little energetic chickadees made me think of what farming had taught me about the world. Farming allows me to observe so many interesting things in nature. These birds were so small yet very resilient, energetic and travel with a community of other bchickadee-farm-webirds.

These traits we hope to exhibit in our farm. Small, yet resilient, energetic within our community. We are a small farm with big heart!

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