Growers

Piscataway Farms – Clinton, MD

Twenty miles from our nation’s capital Chris Parker (co-founder of Parker Farms) still farms the original Parker farm, along with long time friend and employee Floyd Makel.  Piscataway Farms specializes in jalapeno peppers and specialty tomatoes.

Eagle Tree Farm – Oak Grove, VA

In 1997 Rod Parker (co-founder of Parker Farms) and his son Rafe, purchased 300 acres on the Rappahannock River.  They have now expanded this operation to 1,200 acres.  Their center pivot irrigation systems have allowed them to consistently produce quality product.  Eagle Tree Farm is Parker Farms’ main producer in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Tunnell Farms – Swanquarter, NC

Just west of Alligator River Growers, Dick Tunnel also grows sweet corn, snap beans, squash and cucumbers along with his son David. If you find yourself in Swanquarter you can find accommodations at the bed and breakfast run by Dick’s wife Sandra. You can find information at http://tunnellfarmhouse.home.coastalnet.com/

Titan Farms – Ridge Spring, SC

In south central  South Carolina, Titan Farms owner Chalmers Carr has put together one of the most sophisticated farming operations east of the Mississippi.  While their main crops are peaches and bell peppers, Titan also grows 250 acres of broccoli, which Parker Farms is proud to market and sell.

Brewer Pope Farms – Barwick, GA

South Georgia has always been known as a vegetable production region.  The Pope family has farmed there for years, with an emphasis on quality.  Most recently Edwin Pope’s attention has been on field greens, broccoli, squash and watermelons.

 

L&M Farms – Palatka, FL

Parker Farms partners with L&M Companies to bring fresh East Coast broccoli to a market that is traditionally used to West Coast product.  This north Florida location has fertile land and a state of the art packing facility to grow, pack and ship broccoli all winter long.